Special – 1981 – Sports Year In Review Prt 2

DOG ASIDE: In 1981, the world of sports gave us Larry Holmes continuing his undefeated streak by unaminous decision over Trevor Berbick….Featherweight Champ Salvador Sanchez defend his title against Wilfredo Gomez….and Sugar Ray Leonard’s classic knockout of Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns in the 14th round of their Welterweight Title fight….and that was just in boxing….as…

Special – 1980 Sport Magazine – Year In Review Prt 3

DOG ASIDE: The year 1980 provided sports fans everywhere with many memorable moments…..as seen in parts 1 & 2 of this video series….with the historically sad time for US Olympic athletes….who were denied their right to compete in the 1980 Moscow Games….by a blood sucking “poli-tic” US President Jimmy Carter….who used his position to impose…

Special – 1980 Sport Magazine – Year In Review Prt 2

DOG ASIDE: 1980 was truly a magic year in US sports history…..especially at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics where USA speed skater Eric Heiden won five (5) gold medals….one in every distance in men’s speed skating…..and two, the USA Ice Hockey team defeating the USSR in the semi-final round to move on to beat Finnland…

Special – 1980 Sport Magazine – Year In Review Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: As with each passing year…..we tend to forget many of the great moments that happened in the world of sports during that year…..so, these videos that show highlights of the top achievements in sports become historically very important…..and Sport Magazine’s review of 1980 was no exception…. USA Phil Mahre and Swiss Marie-Theres Nadig…

CBS Sports Saturday – Hilites of 1987 MLB Season imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE:

The 1987 Major League Baseball season ended with the American League Champion┬áMinnesota Twins winning the World Series over the National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals….four games to three….as all seven games were won by the home team….and we call that exciting around here where Sportsphiles live.

1987 NBA Playoffs – Nuggets VS Lakers – CBS At The Half

DOG ASIDE: At some point in the development of halftime shows on network sports television….the halftime became almost as important to viewers as the actual game….and in my lil ole Chiweenie humble opinion…..that point in time in the world of televised sports…..that halftime became a genre of its own….and to my way of thinking….that just…

1984 Sports Illustrated Sportsman Of The Year Prt 2 – Host Merlin Olsen imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Stan Musial leads off Part 2 of Sports Illustrated’s 1985 Sportsman of the Year Award Show introduces the Detroit Tigers…who led MLB from the first day of the season to the last game of the World Series….with individual highlights of Dan Quisenberry, Don Mattingly, Tony Gwynn, Steve Garvey, Rick Sutcliffe, Bruce Sutter and…

1984 Sports Illustrated Sportman Of The Year Prt 1 – Host Merlin Olsen

DOG ASIDE: Part 1 of Sports Illustrated’s 1985 Sportman of the Year show with Host Merlin Olsen provides awesome highlights of great athletic achievement in the year 1985….including Chicago Bears Walter Payton breaking the NFL All Time rushing record…..Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino….Charlie Joyner of the San Diego Chargers…..DE Mark Gastineau of the NY Jets….Lawrence…