NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – NY Giants RB Frank Gifford

DOG COMMENTARY: This NFL FIlms special “The Men Who Played The Game” hosted by their very own, Steve Sabol….son of Ed Sabol….as this father and son combination built an incredible library as the best producer of NFL game footage ….for these guys were and are the gold standard for filming the plays that take place…

NFL – Special – 1978 – Inside The NFL – Eagles Vs Giants – Part 3

DOG ASIDE: Part 3 of the 1978 Inside the NFL special focuses entirely on the match-up between the New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles…featuring the recent successes of Head Coach Dick Vermeil….as on this  day, the Eagles defense shut down the Giants offense in the first half….while QB Jaws Jaworski led the Eagles to a…

Music – Ray Charles – Gonna Be A Bright Sun Shiny Day & She’s Long Gone Now

DOG COMMENTARY: In June 1952, Atlantic Records bought Charles’s contract for $2,500 from Swing Time Records….and in his first recording session for Atlantic….he recorded “The Midnight Hour” and “Roll With My Baby” in September 1952, albeit,  his last Swingtime release “Misery in My Heart” and “The Snow Is Falling” would not appear until February 1953.  He began…

Music – Ray Charles – You Don’t Know Me & A Little More Love & I’m Still A Fool For You

DOG COMMENTARY: Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004) was known professionally worldwide as Ray Charles….was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer….who like to be called “Brother Ray” among friends and fellow musician….and often was referred to as “The Genius.” Ray Charles was blind from the age of seven….who pioneered the genre of…

Golf – PGA – 1986 Skins – Back 9 – Jack Nichlaus & Fuzzy Zoeller & Lee Trevino & Arnold Palmer

DOG COMMENTARY: The Skins Game was an unofficial-money event on the PGA Tour from 1983 to 2008….which took place in November or December of each year after the end of the official PGA Tour season. It was recognized by the PGA Tour but did not count towards the official money list. The Skins Game differed…

Golf – PGA – 1986 U S Open – Final Round – Olympic Club – Jim Nance & Brent Musberger

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 U.S. Open was the 86th U.S. Open,…which was held June 12–15 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Shinnecock Hills, New York.  Raymond Floyd won his fourth and final major….finishing two strokes ahead of runners-up Chip Beck and Lanny Wadkins….as It was Floyd’s only U.S. Open title….and he became its oldest winner in a…

Music – Johnny Gimble & Texas Swing Pioneers – Jesse Polka & Just Cuz You Think You Are So Pretty

DOG COMMENTARY: Of all the incredible vintage music videos that I have posted in the Music Section at Imasportsphile….including some awesome performances by some awesome artist (Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones, Ray Charles, Paul Simon, Willie Nelson and so much more)….the two videos of Johnny Gimble and the Texas Swing Pioneers including this video…

Golf – PGA – 1985 Skins Game – Back 9 – Jack Nicklaus & Arnold Palmer & Tom Watson & Fuzzy Zoeller

DOG COMMENTARY: During the course of posting over 1400 videos and some 5,000 pieces of sports memorabilia to this webpage over the past year….I have come to the conclusion that there are simply some videos and have a significantly greater draw by the viewing public….and this particular PGA golf video featuring the 1985 Skins Game…

MLB – 1980 All Star Game – J R Richards & Rod Carew & Reggie Jackson & Johnny Bench – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1980 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 51st midseason exhibition between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and the National League (NL)….with the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball.  The game was played on July 8, 1980 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California….which was home of the Los Angeles Dodgers…