Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian Analysis – Tad Coffin + Chris Schenkel + Bill Steinkraus

Bill Steinkraus was an American show jumping champion…..who participated in five Olympic Games as a member of USA Olympic Equestrian Team…..when at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics….he won a gold medal in individual jumping with his horse, Snowbound….then he won two silver medals in Team Jumping…..with the first in 1960 on Ksar d’Espirt….then again in 1972 on Main Spring….while winning a…

MLB – 1980 – NYY George Steinbrenner & LAD Peter O’Malley On The Shortage Of Black Mgrs + GMs In MLB

Man, to have a video dominated by NY Yankees owner George Steinbrenner and LA Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley…..that is nothing but “Pure Gold”……I mean, the owners of the two biggest baseball franchises in the world….the same two guys that were 1st to sell cable television rights to their beloved Yankees and Dodgers….and having these two powerful…

TV Ads – 1980 – Gig Young For Sanka Coffee + Stove Top Stuffing + Vaseline Jelly + NBC Program Promo

Sanka is a brand of instant decaffeinated coffee….which is sold around the world….and was one of the earliest decaffeinated varieties. Sanka is distributed in the United States by Kraft Foods. Vaseline is an American brand of petroleum jelly-based products….which is owned by British-Dutch company Unilever…..with products that include plain petroleum jelly and a selection of skin creams, soaps, lotions, cleansers, and deodorants. Stove Top is a stuffing that…

TV Ads – 1983 – George Plimpton For Atari Vs Intelivision + Vicks Headway Nasal Spray + RCA Recorder

George Plimpton was an American journalist, writer, literary editor, actor and occasional amateur sportsman….who is widely known for his sports writing and for helping to found The Paris Review….as well as his patrician demeanor and accent….as he was also famous for “participatory journalism” which included competing in professional sporting events….acting in a Western movie….performing a comedy act at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas….and playing with the New York…

NCAAF – 1982 – Highlights – The Texas Longhorns Football Season – With Coach Fred Akers – Part 2

The Texas Longhorns were coming off of a 1981 season where they went undefeated with an 11 – 0 record….only to lose the National Championship with a 10 – 9 loss to Georgia…..so they had high expectations for the 1982 season….and that is when a 9 – 2 regular season was a bit disappointing….so, when…

NCAAM – 1979 – Special – Two College Coaching Legends Talk Basketball – With Al McGuire + Abe Lemons

A.E. “Abe” Lemons was an American college basketball player and coach….who as a head coach at Oklahoma City University….Pan American University….and the University of Texas at Austin compiled a record of 594 – 343 in 34 seasons…..while leading his 1978 Longhorn team to the N. I. T. Championship. Al McGuire was an American college basketball coach and broadcaster….who as the head coach at Marquette…

Pool – 1980 – Trick Shot Extravaganza – Featuring 3 x World Champ Ray Martin – With Howard Cosell

Ray Martin is an American professional pool player….who acquired his nicknamed “Cool Cat” when he calmly won a world title in 1971 in California….when during the event an earthquake was in progress….and it didn’t shake him a bit.  He held the World Champion title in straight pool in 1971, 1974 and 1978.  He is one of only seven players in the last century to win three…

TV Ads – 1986 US Army + NFL Miami Dolphins Hall Of Fame QB Dan Marino For Chevy Cavalier Cars

Dan Marino is an American former football quarterback….who played seventeen seasons for the Miami Dolphins of the NFL….when after a successful college career at Pittsburgh University….where he was named 1st team All-American in 1981….and became the last quarterback taken in the first round of the quarterback class of 1983. Marino held or currently holds dozens of NFL records associated with the quarterback position….and despite…

NCAAF – 1982 – Highlights – University Of Texas Longhorns Football Season – With Coach Fred Akers

The 1982 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season…. when the Longhorns finished the regular season with a 9–2 record….after losing only to # 4 ranked SMU by a score of 30 – 17… and a late game score loss to arch rival Oklahoma Sooners by a score…