L E’s Stories – “From High School Football To Sportscasters Hall Of Fame” – The Story Of Chris Schenkel

Chris Schenkel (August 21, 1923 – September 11, 2005) was an American sportscaster of the highest order…..who was “behind the mike” for the better part of 5 decades from 1952 through 2000….and over the course of that tenure, he called play-by-play for numerous sports on television and radio…. while  becoming known for his smooth delivery and baritone voice….as Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, tells…

L E’s Stories – “Our Salute To The General” – Tribute To Coach Bobby Knight

The Indiana Hoosiers men’s basketball team was a part of the elite….“the cream at the top” ….of the college programs in the United States during the entire tenure of 17 years that Bone Daddy’s sports bar, Madison Square Garden, The Sports Place was open in Austin, TX….and that meant that he served an awful lot of Hoosier men’s…

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…

Music – 1984 – All American Olympic Band – Star Spangled Banner – L A Olympics Dream Team Gold Medal

As I post this particular video herewith….in which the 1984 All American Olympic Band plays the “Star Spangled Banner” at the medal ceremony for men’s basketball….after the USA team receives their gold medals….and it makes me think about how times have changed since 1984….for here we are in year 2020….when athletes all over sports in America are kneeling…