Olympics – 1984 L A Games – Boxing & Womens Swimming 200m Backstroke – Track 100m Heats – Rowing 8s

DOG COMMENTARY: This video of Day 6 at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics by ABC Sports brings the viewer coverage of the Boxing with lightweights Yong-Mo Heo (South Korea) vs. Efren Tabanas of the Phillipines….along with super heavyweights Mohammad Yousef (Pakistan) vs Lennox Lewis (Canada), who would go on to win gold and later establish…

Special – 1984 – Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year – Edwin Moses & Mary Lou Retton

DOG ASIDE: Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsman of the Year award to “the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement.”….with both Americans and non-Americans being eligible….although throughout the history of the award, the vast majority of winners have been from the United States. Both men…

Special – 1985 – NBC Sportsworld – Grand Sumo Tournament & World 4 Man Bobsled Competition

DOG ASIDE: In 1985, NBC Sportsword featured two major international sports events…..the Grand Sumo Tournament from Nagoya, Japan…..and the World 4-Man Bobsled Championship from Cervinia, Italy. The Grand Sumo Tournament featured the NBC broadcasting crew of Gary Gerould and actor Pat Morita…..as this competition featured the best sumo wrestlers in the world in 1985 including…

Boxing – 1987 – 10 Round Lightweight Bout – Hector Macho Camacho VS Howard Davis Jr.

DOG ASIDE: On more than one occasion I have written commentary about what I call the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….and expressed how fortunate Ima Sportsphile is to have 620 world championship title fights from this golden era to post on our webpage herewith….for it is this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion that…

Olympics – 1984 L A Games – Mens Cycling Sprint Finals & Mens Triple Jump & Equestrian Team Eventing

DOG COMMENTARY: This video covers events that took place in Day 2 of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games….featuring the men’s track cycling sprint finals with USA cyclists Mark Gorski and Nelson Vails in awesome head to head competition for the gold medal….followed by the track & field men’s triple jump with Americans Mike Conley,…

Boxing – 1987 – 12 Round WBC Lightweight Title – Juan Luis Ramirez VS Terrance Alli

DOG COMMENTARY This 1987 12 round WBC Lightweight Title Fight between Juan Luis Rameriz vs Terrence Alli took place on July 7th in Saint-Tropez, France….was for the WBC title that was vacated by Hector “Macho” Camacho when he moved up in weight….as this fight was a really good battle between a really great lightweight boxer,…

NCAA Football – 1986 – 50th Cotton Bowl Classic – Texas A & M VS Auburn – Featuring Bo Jackson

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1986 50th Cotton Bowl Classic between the Texas A & M Aggies against the Auburn University Tigers / War Eagles (as they couldn’t ever really decide which they were) in a game that featured one of the greatest collegiate and professional running backs in football history in Bo Jackson…..who just might have…

NCAA Football – 1986 – 50th Cotton Bowl – Texas A & M VS Auburn – Pregame – Featuring RB Bo Jackson

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 Cotton Bowl Classic was an American college football bowl game played on January 1, 1986 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas….and was the 50th Cotton Bowl Classic held….as the game featured the Texas A&M Aggies and the Auburn Tigers. A & M coach Jackie Sherill was in his fourth year with…

Olympics – 1980 Lake Placid – Mens – Figure Skate & Speed Skate & Hockey USA VS USSR & Ski Slalom

DOG COMMENTARY: On this day of ABC’s broadcast of the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics….the viewer get to see coverage of the men competing in figure skating, speed skating, hockey and slalom in skiing. This was possibly the most wide-open men’s Olympic championship…..with nobody that had established himself as the world’s best figure skater since…