NBA – 1986 Finals – Boston Celtics VS Houston Rockets – Game 3

DOG COMMENTARY: The year prior to this 1986 NBA Finals series with the Houston Rockets….the Celtics made the 1985 NBA Finals….but lost in six games to the Los Angeles Lakers…..which was a series that exposed some of Boston’s weaknesses….such as the lack of bench scoring….which was exploited after Kevin McHale moved to the starting lineup…

Golf – 1984 Skins Game – Tom Watson & Gary Player & Jack Nicklaus & Arnold Palmer

DOG COMMENTARY: In the nearly five (5) years that it took me to transfer Bone Daddy’s 2300 hours of vintage sports, comedy and music video library from Sony Betamax cassette to digital….I have never seen an event that featured four legends of their sport…..competing head to head for a ton of money at the time…

NBA – Special – CBS 1987 All Star Game Preview – Hosts Pat O’Brien & Rick Berry & Gary Neale

DOG COMMENTARY: The 37th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on February 8, 1987 at Seattle’s Kingdome in Seattle, Washington…..as the Seattle SuperSonics power forward Tom Chambers was the game’s MVP. The Eastern Conference team consisted of the Washington Bullets’ Moses Malone and Jeff Malone….the Philadelphia 76ers’ Julius Erving, Maurice Cheeks and Charles Barkley….the Boston…

Golf – 1985 Skins Game – Day 1 Front 9 – Nicklaus & Palmer & Watson & Zoeller

DOG COMMENTARY: After posting over 1500 vintage sports, comedy and music videos here at Imasportsphile…..when it comes to golf…..I have absolutely loved watching these old PGA Skins Game videos…..cuz the viewer gets to watch four (4) of the best professional golfers of all time in a head-to-head competition for big bucks on each hole…..for this was…

NBA – 1985 All Star Game – Indiana Hoosier Dome – Dick Stockton & Tom Heinsohm

DOG COMMENTARY: The 35th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on February 10, 1985, at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. The coaches were K. C. Jones (Boston Celtics) for the East, and Pat Riley (Los Angeles Lakers) for the West….with the leading scorers being Rockets Ralph Sampson (24), Spurs George “Iceman” Gervin (23), Lakers…

NBA – 1987 All Star Game – 3-Pt Shootout Larry Bird & Slam Dunk Contest Michael Jordan

DOG COMMENTARY: First and foremost, this TBS production of the 1987 NBA All Star Saturday program featuring the 3-Point Shootout and the Slam Dunk Contest is unique in many ways….for it is hosted by Rick Berry….the father of Brett Berry who would win the Slam Dunk Contest at the 1996 All Star Game….and that is…

MLB – Special – ESPN Salutes 1983 All Star Game – Hosts George Grande and Chris Berman

DOG COMMENTARY: The American League followed one of their worst All-Star performances with one of the greatest efforts ever by either side. It was the 50th Anniversary of the All-Star Game and the American League decided to make it a real celebration. After three decades of disappointment and eleven consecutive losses, the American League took…

MLB – 1986 All Star Game – Astrodome – Al Michaels & Jim Palmer & Tim McCarver

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 57th playing of the mid-summer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL)….as the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 15, 1986, at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas….which is the home of the Houston…

MLB – Special – 1st Annual Cracker Jack’s Old Timers Classic – With Red Barber & Jack Brickhouse

DOG COMMENTARY: Between 1982 and 1990….an annual old timers game was played…..first in Washington, D.C. and then in Buffalo, New York….which an event that drew national attention from its very first inning….for it was known as the Cracker Jack Old Timers Baseball Classic….and it was the brainchild of former Atlanta Braves Vice President Dick Cecil, who…