Olympics – 1972 – Munich Games – ABC Special On Palestinian Munich Massacre Of Israeli Olympic Athletes

The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany….in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a West German police officer. Shortly after the crisis began, a Black September spokesman demanded that 234 Palestinian prisoners jailed in Israel and the West German….which held founders of the Red Army Faction, Andreas…

NCAA Gymnastics – 1979 – Mens Championship Highlights – Pommel Horse + Parallel Bars + Floor Exercise – With Bart Conner + Kurt Thomas

The 1979 NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championships featured two of America’s best ever male gymnasts with Oklahoma’s Bart Conner and Indiana State’s Kurt Thomas….as both would go on to make USA Olympic history.  These NCAA championships took place at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana….when the Nebraska Cornhuskers took the team national title…

NCAA Volleyball – 1979 – Mens National Championship Finals – USC Vs UCLA – Game 3

The 1979 NCAA Men’s Volleyball Tournament was the 10th annual tournament to determine the national champion of NCAA men’s college volleyball. The tournament was played at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California during May 1979. UCLA defeated USC in the final match, 3–1 (12–15, 15–12, 15–11, 15–7), to win their seventh national title. Coached by Al Scates, the Bruins finished the season undefeated at 30 – 0. UCLA’s Sinjin Smith was…

MLB – 1987 – World Series Game 1 Cardinals Vs Twins PreGame Show With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer

The 1987 World Series was notable in several regards…..as It featured the first World Series games played in an indoor stadium at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome…..and, to date, the last World Series game to start earlier than prime time in the eastern United States….when Game 6 would start at 4:00 p.m. ET/3:00 p.m. CT….and it was the first World Series in…

MLB – 1987 – World Series Game 3 Cards Vs Twins Pregame With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer + Tim McCarver

Traveling down the Mississippi to the open air of Busch Stadium from the confines and the cold of the Metrodome for Game 3 of the 1987 World Series saw a tense pitching duel between Twins starter Les Straker and John Tudor of the Cardinals…..as Les Straker was the first Venezuelan to pitch in the World Series. After five scoreless innings by both teams, the Twins…

MLB – 1986 – NLCS Mets Vs Astros Game 1 PostGame Show – With Tim McCarver Interview With Mike Scott

Game 1 featured a pitching duel between eventual NLCS Most Valuable Player Mike Scott of the Astros and Mets young ace Dwight Gooden…..as Scott allowed just five hits and walked one while striking out 14 in a complete-game effort as the host Astros prevailed 1–0…..in a game that Mets pitcher Dwight  Gooden only allowed one run in his seven…

MLB – 1986 – ALCS Red Sox Vs Angels Game 6 Innings 8 + 9 – With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer

Still reeling from their Game 5 loss, the Angels struck first in the top of the first off Oil Can Boyd on back-to-back two-out RBI doubles by Reggie Jackson and Doug DeCinces after a one-out walk….but the Red Sox tied the game in the bottom of the inning off Kirk McCaskill without a hit….when with runners on second and third and one out…

MLB – 1987 – World Series Cards Vs Twins Game 6 Pregame Show – With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer + Tim McCarver

The Series returned to the Metrodome with the Twins facing elimination…..which is the same position they would find themselves in once more four years later against the Atlanta Braves….as ABC allowed the game to be played at 3 p.m. CT (4 p.m. ET) on Saturday afternoon…..whereby, it was the only day game of the series….and the last World Series game to date…

MLB – 1986 – NLCS Mets Vs Astros Game 2 PreGame Show – With Keith Jackson + Tim McCarver

Game 2 saw the Mets knot the series at one game apiece as New York scored two runs in the fourth inning….and then got three more in the fifth against Astros’ starter Nolan Ryan en route to a 5 – 1 victory. Lefty Bob Ojeda went the distance on a ten-hitter for the Mets….who were aided by an RBI double…