US Speed Skater Eric Heiden At 1979 World Championships Via Satellite From Germany imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Never in the history of the sport of American Speed Skating has there been a better skater than Eric Heiden….whether it be in the 500 meter, 1000 meter, 1500 meter, 5000 meter or 10,000 meter races…..he was simply the best. In 1980 at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics…..Heiden proved the proceeding statement…..as he…

Jim McKay And Jackie Stewart Bring The Time Trials At 1978 Indy 500

DOG ASIDE: One of my favorite sportscaster of all time was Jim McKay…..who hosted the popular sports program ABC’s Wide World of Sports….for he was surely a true Sportsphile long before I coined the phrase after living with one for the whole of my 115 years on this Earth. In this clip….McKay works with auto…

1984 Austin American Statesman’s Capitol 10,000

DOG ASIDE: I have been a resident of Austin, Texas for the entire 115 years I've been on this Earth....as I have seen many changes....but one thing consistent throughout my tenure....was the Austin American Statesman Capitol 10,000 event....as it still continues on year in and year out....growing larger with each passing year. Austinites love to…