L E’s Stories – “7th HEAVEN” – The Ryan Express Breaks His Own MLB Record for the 2nd Time

The following quote by Hall of Fame Pitcher Nolan Ryan….after he completed his 7th no hitter at age 44 on May 1, 1991….with a 3 – 0 Texas Rangers victory against the Toronto Blue Jays…..while saying “I’m sure people find this hard to believe….but I’m not really numbers oriented.”…..which pretty much puts in a nutshell the “core…

NFL – 1957 To 2020 – Cleveland Browns RB Jim Brown Videos

When it comes to superheroes on the gridiron who accomplish even more after their playing careers….. Cleveland Browns RB Jim Brown shares the top of the heap with very few others…..for Jim Brown is every bit as relevant today in 2020 as he was in 1965…..after setting the NFL career rushing records in  career carries…

Comedy – 1963 To 2005 – The Comedic Genius Of Richard Pryor Videos

After having to opportunity to post videos of so many artists with the God given ability to make people laugh….it has become obvious that there are a few of those artist that really excelled at this art…..and Richard Pryor was truly one of those comedians…..albeit is true that he was not only poignant and ruggedly…

L E’s Stories – An Angel Fell From Grace…..And Atlas Shrugged Twice – A Tale Of Lance Armstrong

I will start this story out with a quote from ESPN First Take Host Stephen A. Smith….when he and Skip Bayless were debating the issue of whether 7-time Tour de France” champion cyclist Lance Armstrong was using PEDs (performance enhancing drugs) or not…..as Stephen A said, “You know what you know …..and you don’t know what…

L E’s Stories – Ranch Barons….Wildcatters And Baseball Breeds Success Out In West Texas

Before I get started on today’s story….I want to remind our folks that follow my stories here a L E’s Stories that throughout each story, I will post some of my favorite videos from our current collection of 5500 videos posts in June 2020….as I always hope that folks enjoy my tastes…..albeit they are of…

L E’s Stories – We’ve Done So Much With So Little….We Can Almost Do Anything Without Nuthin’ 

Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, has always said that“The true beauty of the coaching profession is the ability of a Coach who understands the power of teaching valuable life lessons to his players…..and not just how to win a game.”…..as this statement certainly applies to my story today. Now don’t get me wrong here….I said…

L E’s Stories – Tag Up Games….Baseball Cards….. & Bubble Gum: “Forging The Cornerstones of Success”

Before I get started on today’s story…..I want to remind our readers / viewers that in our L E’s Stories Section here at ImaSportsphile….I will always share videos that I particularly like as some of my favorites out of the 5500 videos currently posted on our webpage here in June 2020…..as I am very fond…

L E’s Stories – Can You Say Chiweenie?….Cuz That’s What I Am…..Plus A Sportsphile Too

It has been said  that “behind every good city dog is a man on a leash” ….and this is a story about one of those “good city dogs”…..Howdy, Hola & Guten Tag…..if you didn’t notice….I speak three languages sufficiently….German, thanks Dad Hans….Spanish, thanks Mom, Angela….and Texan, thanks Bone Daddy….who is the original Sportsphile and my life…

L E’s Stories – The Fusion Of Ranch Barons & Wildcatters As Seen By A Sportsphile      

From the eye of this discerning dog’s perspective….it seems to me that the infusion of the unique mentalities that it took to create huge ranching empires out in the “hard country” known as West Texas….and this Texas State Photographer Wyman Meinzer video “Introducing: Under One Fence, The Waggoner Ranch” provides a perfect depiction of the story of a…