Horse Racing – 1984 – 1st Running Of The Breeders Cup – Host Dick Enberg & Guest Liz Taylor

DOG COMMENTARY: In the universe of horseracing in 1984….the dream became a reality….as the inaugural Breeders’ Cup was held at Hollywood Park in Los Angeles….with 7 spectacular races featuring the world’s greatest horses, jockeys and trainers competing on one stage for $10 million in purses….which was topped off by an unprecedented live four hour national…

Boxing – 1990 – 10 Rnd Heavyweight Bout – George Foreman VS Adilson Rodriques

DOG COMMENTARY: There were six legendary heavyweight fighters and multiple world title holders whose careers were spread throughout the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) to include Muhammad Ali, “Smokin” Joe Frazier, Larry “The Easton Assassin” Holmes, “Iron” Mike Tyson, Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield and “Big George” Foreman….with the most powerful of them…

NFL – 1986 – Super Bowl XX – Chicago Bears VS New England Patriorts – NBC PreGame & 1st Half

DOG COMMENTARY: NBC was the network that hosted Super Bowl XX on January 26, 1986 live from the Louisiana Superdome in New Orlean, LA….as their broadcast crew featured Bob Costas, Ahmad Rashad, Bill Macatee, Pete Axthelm….with Dick Enberg, Bob Griese and Merlin Olsen calling the game….as their pre-game telecast included NFL 1985 Season highlights….along with…

Boxing – 1990 – 10 Rnd Heavyweight Bout – Iron Mike Tyson VS Henry Tillman

DOG COMMENTARY: This June 16, 1990 ten round heavyweight boxing match between Iron Mike Tyson vs Henry Tillman was Tyson’s 1st fight after experiencing his first defeat of his career after entering the fight (37 – 0) against Buster Douglas on February 11, 1990….who up until that fight looked impenetrable after destroying one and all…

Olympics – Special – Olympiad – The Magnificent Ones – Mark Spitz & Lasse Viren – Host Jesse Owens

DOG COMMENTARY: Bud Greenspan’s film series called The Olympiad is the best “top shelf” productions of films about the Olympic Games ever produced in this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s humble opinion….and this particular video called “The Magnificient Ones”  is a stunning example of my opinion….as it features legendary 9 Olympic gold medal swimmer USA Mark Spitz….along…

Soccer – 1990 FIFA World Cup – Group F – 1st Round Match – England VS Belguim – 1st Half

DOG ASIDE: The 1990 FIFA World Cup was played in Italy…..as Group F featured the Netherlands, England, the Republic of Ireland and Egypt. In the six group games….where no team managed to score more than once in a match….as England beat Egypt 1–0, thanks to a 58th-minute goal from Mark Wright….which was a goal good enough…

Boxing – 1983 – 10 Rnd Lightweight Bout – Hector Macho Camacho VS Cubanito Perez

DOG ASIDE: When Hector “Macho” Camacho fought Irleis “El Cubanito” Perez on April 3, 1983 in Phoenix, AZ….both fighters game into this lightweight match undefeated….as Macho was 20 – 0….and El Cubanito was 25 – 0….which had all the earmarks of a really good fight that could go the distance….which it did….as Camacho won a…

Gymnastics – 1984 McDonalds USGF American Cup – Indianapolis IN – Mary Lou Retton & Tim Daggett

DOG ASIDE: The part of this video depicting the 1984 McDonald’s USGF American Cup was a competition that transpired prior to the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games…..in which the USA Men’s Gymnastics Team won the Olympic gold medal in Team Competition….so, therefore the interviews with team members Tim Daggett, Scott Johnson, Bart Conner, Peter Vidmar…

Boxing – 1987 – 12 Rnd IBF Cruiserweight Championship – Champ Ricky Parkey VS Evander Holyfield

DOG COMMENTARY: Another super great to almost legendary heavyweight boxer during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) was Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield….who fights for his 2nd of 6 different world boxing titles that he won in his career….as seen in this video herewith ….which was a 12 round IBF Cruiserweight Championship Fight…