Special – 1981 – Sports Year In Review Prt 3

DOG ASIDE: 1981 gave us tennis champs Bjorn Borg (French), John McEnroe (Wimbledon & U S Open), Martina Navratilova (Australian), Chris Evert (Wimbledon) and Tracy Austin (US Open)…..figure skating champs US Scott Hamilton and Swiss Denise Biellmann….and of course, there were Great Britain’s fabulous ice dancers, ┬áJayne Torvill & Christopher Dean….for 1981 was a special…

Special – 1981 – Sports Year In Review Prt 2

DOG ASIDE: 1981 proved to be a year that highlighted exceptional athletes…..there was running back Hershel Walker leading his Georgia Bulldogs to the NCAA Championship….in cycling there was Bernard Hinault…in golf amateur Nathaniel Crosby won the U S Amateur Tournament….in horse racing there was Pleasant Colony winning the Derby and the Preakness….and in auto racing….there…

Special – 1981 – Year In Review Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: This video series provides a vivid reminder of how many exciting moments is sports happened during the year 1981….Hershel Walker leading his Georgia Bulldogs to the National Championship……Da Raiders taking down the Eagles at the Superdome in New Orleans…..USSR gymnasts Yuri Korolev and Olga Bicherova winning the all-around while the USSR team was…

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

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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.