Boxing – 1986 – 12 Round WBC Lightweight Title – Hector Macho Camacho VS Cornelius Boza Edwards

DOG ASIDE: On September 26, 1986 at the Abel Holtz Stadium in Miami Beach, FL….a true boxing legend from the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) entered the ring against one of the many really great boxers of the era…..as Hector “Macho” Camacho faced off against Cornelius Boza Edwards for the WBC Lightweight Title…

Special – 1984 – Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year – Edwin Moses & Mary Lou Retton

DOG ASIDE: Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsman of the Year award to “the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement.”….with both Americans and non-Americans being eligible….although throughout the history of the award, the vast majority of winners have been from the United States. Both men…

Special – 1985 – NBC Sportsworld – Grand Sumo Tournament & World 4 Man Bobsled Competition

DOG ASIDE: In 1985, NBC Sportsword featured two major international sports events…..the Grand Sumo Tournament from Nagoya, Japan…..and the World 4-Man Bobsled Championship from Cervinia, Italy. The Grand Sumo Tournament featured the NBC broadcasting crew of Gary Gerould and actor Pat Morita…..as this competition featured the best sumo wrestlers in the world in 1985 including…

Boxing – 1987 – 10 Round Lightweight Bout – Hector Macho Camacho VS Howard Davis Jr.

DOG ASIDE: On more than one occasion I have written commentary about what I call the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….and expressed how fortunate Ima Sportsphile is to have 620 world championship title fights from this golden era to post on our webpage herewith….for it is this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion that…

Boxing – 1983 – 12 Round WBC Super Featherweight Title – Hector Camacho VS Rafeal Solis

DOG ASIDE: When this 1983 WBC Super Featherweight Championship Fight between Hector “Macho” Camacho vs Rafael Solis took place….it was two fighters from Puerto Rico who simply did not like each other….as Camacho entered the ring, after defeating Rafael “Bazooka” Limon for the WBC title in his prior fight, with a record of 22 –…

Soccer – 1990 FIFA World Cup – Semi Finals – Germany VS England – 2nd Half & Penalty Shootout

DOG ASIDE: This 1990 FIFA World Cup semi-final match between West Germany vs England was played on July 4, 1990 at the Stadio delle Alpi in Turin, Italy….which proved to be one heck of a contest between two storied European powerhouse countries….West Germany, who entered the game with two World Cup Championship victories…..while their opponents,…

DOG ASIDE: This video featuring the 2nd half and penalty shootout of 1990 FIFA World Cup Semi-Final Match between Argentina vs Italy….played on July 3, 1990 at the Stadio San Paolo in Naples, Italy….was a classic battle between two countries that had won a total of 5 World Cups leading into the match….3 by Italy…

Boxing – 1982 – 12 Round WBC Heavyweight Title – Larry Holmes VS Gerry Cooney – HBO In Studio Replay

DOG ASIDE; A common practice by television networks who broadcast live boxing during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)…..which happened to happen all the time as evidenced by our 620 world championship fights currently being posted to our Boxing section here at Imasportshile….was to have a follow-up live program that was “in studio”….whereby the…

Olympics – 1980 Lake Placid – Mens Hockey Gold Medal Game – USA VS Finland – With Al Michaels

DOG ASIDE: The men’s ice hockey tournament at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY was the 14th Olympic Championship….as 12 teams competed in the tournament….which was held from February 12 to 24….when the United States won its second gold medal in Olympic competition (1st was 1960 Squaw Valley Winter Games)….including a win over…