The Story Of Grandson Of Knute Rockne Coaching Football At East Carbon High School In Utah

DOG ASIDE: Just the name Knute Rockne conjures up visions of college football….young men playing a game they love….while being motivated by the finest of coaches…each who understands the psychology of teaching and motivating boys to play a game….while ultimately developing men to be able to tackle all of life’s challenges after they quit playing…

1985 ESPN With David Sullivan On NCAA Football David McWilliams As New Coach At Texas Tech

DOG ASIDE: This ESPN Sportscenter clip from 1985 covers the announcement of David McWilliams a former American football player at The University of Texas from 1961 to 1963….and defensive coordinator at Texas from 1982 to 1985 when he was named as the head coach at Texas Tech University in 1986. McWilliams returned to UT at…

Weightlifting 1982 World Cup Power Lifting Championship

DOG ASIDE: Power lifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts…squat, bench press and dead lift.  As in the sport of Olympic weightlifting….it involves lifting weights in three attempts. Power lifting evolved from a sport known as “odd lifts”….which followed the same three-attempt format but used a wider…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas & Austin Collection Pieces


Bone Daddy has been a resident of Austin, Texas since he went to college at the University of Texas in 1965….where he has attended many sporting events including high school, college, regional playoffs, state playoffs, university, intramurals and city league…..and these pieces represent only a few of those type events.

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: In 1968, after hanging up initially on University of Texas football coach & athletic director, Darrell Royal… Coach Gus thought it was a prank phone call….he took a pay cut to coach the baseball team at The University of Texas at Austin.While there, he led the Longhorns to twenty-two Southwest Conference Championships….a record seventeen…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Men’s Basketball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: This post is a continuation of providin a significant amount of UT men’s basketball video pieces and memorabilia collection pieces….but Bone Daddy’s story really centers around the period when Legendary Coach Abe Lemons was at the helm.  I know this for a fact….Abe was a friend and business associate of BD’s…..but even more…

ESPN Sportscenter With Chris Berman Reporting On The NFL Before Becoming The Swami


Christopher James “Chris” “Boomer” Berman (born May 10, 1955), also known by the nickname Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He anchors SportsCenterMonday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, U.S. Open golf, the Stanley Cup Finals and other programming on ESPN and ABC Sports. Berman calls play-by-play of select Major League Baseball games for ESPN. 

Olympics 1984 L A Games Day 9 Women’s Rowing Coxed Fours Final

DOG ASIDE: Rowing at the Summer Olympics has been part of the competition since its debut in the 1990 Summer Olympics. Rowing was on the program at the 1896 Summer Olympics….but was cancelled due to bad weather. Only men were allowed to compete until the women’s events were introduced at the 1976 Montreal Olympics….which gave national…

Animalympics Animated Special Opening With Lighting Of The Flame Starring Gilda Radner


Animalympics is a 1980 animated film produced by Lisberger Studios and released by Warner Brothers.  It was the third animated feature film presented with Dolby sound. Originally commissioned by NBC network as two separate specials….as it spoofs the Summer and Winter Olympic Games…..and features the voices of Gilda Radner, Billy Crystal, Harry Shearer and Michael Fremer.