DOG COMMENTARY: ABC’s Frank Gifford presents a wonderful piece in tribute to a truly spectacular athlete…..and even better person….Jesse Owens…..and since there have been many tributes to this American icon…..this one is just a little more special….cuz it’s from this lil ole Chiweenie sportsphile….which I am quite sure that I am the only one of…Details
DOG ASIDE: Evelyn Ashford (born April 15, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American retired track and field athlete….and the 1984 Olympic champion in the 100-meter dash. She ran under the 11-second barrier over 30 times….becoming the first woman to run under 11 seconds in an Olympic Games. As a 19-year-old, Ashford finished 5th in…Details
DOG ASIDE: Ambrose “Rowdy” Gaines, IV (born February 17, 1959) is an American former competition swimmer….U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame member…. three-time Olympic gold medalist….and member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame. He is currently the chief fundraiser for USA Swimming….as well as a swimming analyst for television networks ESPN and NBC….including coverage of…Details
The women’s 200m backstroke at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games gold medal was won by NED Jolanda de Rover….followed by USA Amy White for silver….with ROU Anca Patrascoiu for bronze.
DOG ASIDE: In 2012, the Reign of Troy paid homage to two Trojans for Black History Month….because it’s not every day that one gets to acknowledge a set of twins that left a lasting impression on a university. Paula and Pamela McGee….the third (and fourth) elements of the All-Star team that was USC in the…Details
DOG COMMENTARY: This video provides undeniable truth that although the only real constant in life for all creatures is change….cuz all things big to all things small that are living organisms on this Earth….are for the most part…..continually changing and evolving…..even when they don’t realize it…..but in the HUMAN sector on this Earth….there are some…Details
DOG ASIDE: Just take a look at this video of 1984 local news of Austin’s KVUE Channel 24 local ABC television station just proves that no matter how much time passes and how many changes have happened in the development of time….for this newscast has stories about oil spills, property taxes, AIDS and blood donors….with…Details
DOG ASIDE: Gilda Susan Radner (June 28, 1946 – May 20, 1989) was an American comedienne and actress….who is best remembered as an original cast member of the hit NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (still live every Saturday night in 2016)….for which she won an Emmy Award in 1978. Radner gained name recognition as…Details