1983 World Championship Mesquite Rodeo – Bare Back Riding & Saddle Bronc Riding

DOG ASIDE: Bareback bronc riding is an event  in rodeo.  Bareback bronc riding is one of the most physically demanding events in rodeo….with a high injury rate. Cowboys ride the bucking horse one-handed and cannot touch or hang onto anything with their free hand. They use a leather rigging that includes a handle that resembles…

Track & Field 1983 US Outdoor Championship featuring sprinter Carl Lewis & 400m hurdler Edwin Moses

DOG ASIDE: There were many stars on the Los Angeles horizon during the entire 1984 Summer Olympics….just U S stars alone include Mary Lou Retton, Jeff Blatnick, Michael Jordan, Evelyn Ashford, Greg Louganis, et al….I could go on and on…..but by the time that sprinter Carl Lewis and 400m hurdler Edwin Moses reach the L…

Track & Field – 1976 Melrose Games – Wanamaker Mile & Mens 60 yd Hurdles & Mens 60 Yd Dash

DOG ASIDE: The Millrose Games is an annual indoor athletics meet (track and field) held each February in New York City.  The games were started when employees of the New York City branch of Wanamaker’s department store formed the Millrose Track Club to hold a meet. The featured event is the Wanamaker Mile.  The Millrose…

Soccer – 1990 World Cup Group C – Costa Rica vs Brazil

DOG ASIDE: The 1990 FIFA World Cup was the 14th FIFA World Cup….the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.  It was held from 8 June to 8 July 1990 in Italy….the second country to host the event twice (the first being Mexico in 1986).  Teams representing 116 national football associations entered….with qualification beginning in April 1988.  A…

Ski Jimping Special – Ride The Wind – The History Of Ski Jumping

DOG ASIDE: Ski jumping is a form of Nordic skiing in which athletes descend a specially constructed takeoff ramp (known as the inrun)….jump from the end of it (the table)….with as much power as they can generate….and “fly” as far as possible down a steeply sloped hill.  Points are awarded for distance and style by five…

Tennis -1985 Stella Artois Championship Men’s Finals Featuring John McEnroe VS Ivan Lendl

DOG ASIDE: John Patrick McEnroe, Jr. (born February 16, 1959) is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player….often rated among the greatest of all time in the sport…..especially when considering his touch on the volley.  He won seven Grand Slam singles titles….three at Wimbledon and four at the US Open….nine Grand Slam men’s doubles…

1985 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship Women’s Broad Jump & Mens 880 Yd Run

DOG ASIDE: During the mid-1980’s in the sport of track and field…..there were two US broad jumbers who were world record holders….and they happened to be brother and sister….Carl & Carol Lewis. Don’t you know that their parents were mighty proud of their two siblings?!  I this NCAA Indoor Championship of 1985…..Carol Lewis was the…