DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy attended The University of Texas in Austin from 1965 through 1970….attaining a Bachelor’s Degree from dean George Kozmetsky’s College of Business Administration….as BD was a finance major in one of the top business schools…..not just in Texas, but across the country in the mid-to-late 1960’s. George Kozmetsky was an American technology…Details
Christopher James “Chris” “Boomer” Berman (born May 10, 1955), also known by the nickname Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He anchors SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, U.S. Open golf, the Stanley Cup Finals and other programming on ESPN and ABC Sports. Berman calls play-by-play of select Major League Baseball games for ESPN.
DOG ASIDE: Paul William “Bear” Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football player and coach. He was best known as the longtime head coach of the University of Alabama football team. During his 25-year tenure as Alabama’s head coach….he amassed six national championships and thirteen conference championships. Upon his…Details
DOG ASIDE: Rowing at the Summer Olympics has been part of the competition since its debut in the 1990 Summer Olympics. Rowing was on the program at the 1896 Summer Olympics….but was cancelled due to bad weather. Only men were allowed to compete until the women’s events were introduced at the 1976 Montreal Olympics….which gave national…Details
Animalympics is a 1980 animated film produced by Lisberger Studios and released by Warner Brothers. It was the third animated feature film presented with Dolby sound. Originally commissioned by NBC network as two separate specials….as it spoofs the Summer and Winter Olympic Games…..and features the voices of Gilda Radner, Billy Crystal, Harry Shearer and Michael Fremer.
DOG ASIDE: This video clip is going to show you what goes in to creating a firework show…..and all the hard work that goes into making it a successful show…. from the unloading of all the equipment from a truck to the final cleanup. Depending on the size of the show….0it could require a one-day setup…Details
DOG ASIDE: A heptathlon is a track and field combined events contest made up of seven events. The name derives from the Greek hepta (seven) and athlon (contest). There are two heptathlons….the women’s heptathlon and the men’s….composed of different events. The men’s heptathlon is older and is held indoors….while the women’s is held outdoors and was introduced in…Details
DOG ASIDE: Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held at the McDonald’s Olympic Swim Stadium….located on the USC campus. There was a total of 494 participants from 67 countries competing. This was the first Olympic games at which only two swimmers per country were permitted. Previously, three swimmers were allowed and many countries….most often…Details
DOG ASIDE: The 1984 Lake Placid Winter Olympics provided a champion speed skater of the highest order….who set a standard that may never be equaled again in the Olympic Games…..by winning a gold medal in every distance in the speed skating competition (5). Sportscaster Keith Jackson interviews the incredible athlete after winning the 500m speed…Details