L E’s Stories – Dateline: August 31, 1984 – Luck At The Olympics Happens When Talent Meets Opportunity

Bone Daddy has always said that “All you can do….is all you can do….but all you can do….is enough.”…..and when it comes to this particular story….his saying certainly came true.  Over the many years that I have sat at Bone Daddy’s side, he has taught me well that”LUCK happens when talent meets opportunity”….which is something that 15 years…

L E’s Stories – “Hall Of Fame Track Athlete Drafted By NFL + NBA” – Salute To The Rare Talents Of Carl Lewis

As I write this story today….I must tell you honestly that I was not a big Carl Lewis fan…..which was mainly because I thought he was just “too hung up on himself”…..which wasn’t necessarily arrogance….but more cocky, like a “banty rooster crowing”…..who seemed to walk around with his “tail feathers all pooched out”…..and when he won,…

L E’s Stories – “The Leaders….The Peleton….& Tortilla Flats” – What A Perspective Of The L A Olympics Cycling Road Race                                                     

Los Tres Amigos and the 3 Muses all got up and out of The Castle by sometime around 10am on the 29th of August…..as Los Tres Amigos headed south out of central Los Angeles on La Paz Road in the direction of Mission Viejo….as they were heading to a Mexican food restaurant called Tortilla Flats that…

L E’s Stories – “3 Gold Medals + 3 World Records In Olympic Swimming Brings On A Mission From God”

The morning of Saturday, August 29, 1984 started with a great deal of anticipation for Los Tres Amigos….Sky Pilot, Prince Of Pleasure and the ring leader….our Bone Daddy…..on their 1st day at the Los Angeles Olympics ….and they were “jacked up” to see the afternoon and evening sessions of swimming the McDonald’s Olympic Swim Center.. which was an event…

L E’s Stories – “Even If You’re Incredible, It’s Difficult To Be Unbeatable” – The Legend Of Edwin Moses

Our Bone Daddy has seen many outstanding athletes perform live in a myriad of sports…..from Pele in soccer….to Muhammad Ali in boxing…..to Bobby Morrow in the sprints…..to Bill Russell in basketball….to Earl Campbell in football…..to Nolan Ryan in baseball…..to Gordie Howe in hockey…..to Bjon Borg in tennis….to Mary Lou Retton in gymnastics…..to Doug Russel in…

L E’s Stories – “From The Opening Ceremony To Muses In A Salvador Dali Painting” – An L A Olympics Tale

Bone Daddy has often commented that Sky Pilot’s friend Turk provided “BIG INs” in L A….which was highlighted by an extended stay at The Magic Castle….plus “Three Princess Muses” in the City of Angels….which he followed up by saying “I Love L A”….but then again, this was in regards to the Olympic journey of Los Tres Amigos from Austin, Texas…..who…

L E’s Stories – World Class Volleyball At The 1984 Los Angeles Olympics – Featuring Arch Rivals Who Just Don’t Like Each Other

There are more arch rivals in sports than in any other facet of HUMAN existence on this Earth….and to a    Sportsphile….that’s a good thing.”…..as seen in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Men’s Volleyball Medal Qualifying Match was between Brazil vs Argentina….typically guaranteeing a fierce battle….whether it be futbol….basketball…. volleyball….no matter….as those two country’s teams just…

L E’s Stories – Land Deal Closing Opens Door To A 1984 Olympic Fan Record And A Stay At The Magic Castle

The Olympic Games are unique in the world of sport….as a place where obsession meets talent….and dedication takes four years of intense regimen to even get to “the dance”…..regardless of what language is spoken.  When you read one of my stories here at ImaSportsphile….you will find that this L E’s Stories section of our video museum exhibits the…

L E’s Stories – A Story Of Olympic Proportions As Olympic Fan History Made At 1984 Los Angeles Games

It has been said that there is no event in the universe of sports that is more provoking and impactful than the Olympic Games….not from the standpoint of what obsession does when applied to athletic endeavor ….which is incredible to say the least….but more so from the standpoint of how the HUMANS of the world…