NBA – 1987 Eastern Conference Playoffs – Round 1 – Game 5 – Philadelphia 76’ers VS Seattle Sonics

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1987 NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs round 1 game 5 was played on May 3, 1987 at The MECCA in Milwaukee, WI….in a rematch between the two teams that had played each other to a 7th game in the semi-finals of the 1986 Eastern Conference Playoffs. The starting line-up for the 76’ers included…

Basketball – 1982 – 9th World Championship – Gold Medal Game – USA vs USSR – 2nd Half

DOG COMMENTARY: The Finals round of the 1982 FIBA World Championships was played at the Coliseo El Pueblo, Cali, Colombia on August 28, 1982…..with Yugoslavia vs Spain competing for 3rd Place…..while the United States vs Soviet Union was the Final game…..as both game were closely contested…..with Yugoslavia beating Spain 119 – 117 for 3rd Place….and…

Boxing – 1981 – 15 Round WBC Championship – Alexis Arguello VS Ray Boom Boom Mancini

DOG COMMENTARY: There were many many super great to legendary boxers during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) that became world lightweight champions to include Esteban de Jesus, Roberto Duran, Carlos “Teo” Ortiz, Julio Cezar Chavez, Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker, Hector “Macho” Camacho, Edwin Rosario, Jose Luis Ramirez, Oscar de la Hoya, Miguel…

NBA – 1981 NBA All Star Game – West VS East – 2nd Qtr & 2nd Half

DOG ASIDE: This 1981 NBA All Star Game signified the start of tthe Magic Johnson and Larry Bird era of the NBA…..as both entered the League for the 1979 / 1980 season….and from that point onward….either the Lakers or the Celtics won the NBA Championship 8 out of the 11 years they played against each…

NBA – 1981 NBA All Star Game – West VS East – PreGame & 1st Qtr

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1981 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game which was played February 1, 1981, at Richfield Arena in Richfield Township, Ohio. This was the 31st edition of the National Basketball Association All-Star Game and was played during the 1980–81 NBA season….which was coached by Billy Cunningham, Philadelphia 76ers for the Eastern Conference….and…

Golf – 1986 Masters – Final Round – Nicklaus & Ballesteros & Norman & Kite & Crenshaw – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: This final round of the 1986 Masters Tournament was brought to the viewing public by CBS Sports….with an incredible group of golf commentators bringing the action including Bob Murphy at the 10th hole, Steve Melnyk at the 11th and 12th hole, Ken Venturi at the 13th, Gary McCord at the 14th, Ben Wright…

Golf – 1986 – Masters Championship – Augusta National – Final Round – Part 2 – Hosts Nance & Musburger

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 Masters Tournament was the 50th Masters Tournament held April 10–13 at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia….as Jack Nicklaus won his record 18th professional major with a historic one-stroke victory….by shooting a final round of 65 (−7)….with a back nine of 30 (−6), for a total score of 279 (−9).  At age…

MLB – 1981 Special – Pitcher Nolan Ryan Passes Sandy Koufax With 5 No Hitters

DOG COMMENTARY: Nolan Ryan is this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s favorite MLB pitcher of all time….as he currently still holds two all time major league pitching records that in my humble opinion will never be broken….his 5,714 strikeouts and his 7 no hitters pitched…..as the pitchers of today and in the future will not be…

Boxing – 1983 – 10 Rnd Lightweight Bout – Hector Macho Camacho VS Cubanito Perez

DOG ASIDE: When Hector “Macho” Camacho fought Irleis “El Cubanito” Perez on April 3, 1983 in Phoenix, AZ….both fighters game into this lightweight match undefeated….as Macho was 20 – 0….and El Cubanito was 25 – 0….which had all the earmarks of a really good fight that could go the distance….which it did….as Camacho won a…