NBA – Special – 1985 Celtics Yearbook – The Season of the Shooting Stars

DOG COMMENTARY: In 1985–86, the Boston Celtics won 67 games….while going 40–1 at home….which would be tied 30 years later by the San Antonio Spurs in 2016….and were one win shy of tying their franchise record of 68 wins set in 1972–73.  Larry Bird won his third consecutive MVP award…while Bill Walton won the Sixth…

Music – Roberta Flack – Know How Hard We Try & Reverand Lee & The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

DOG COMMENTARY: Roberta Cleopatra Flack (born February 10, 1939) is an American singer and musician….who is best known for her classic #1 singles “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”….“Killing Me Softly with His Song”….and “Feel Like Makin’ Love” ….and for “Where Is the Love” and “The Closer I Get to You”….which was two of her…

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…

Music – Phil Collins – My Life is So Lonely & Getting Stronger By The Minute & In The Air Tonight

DOG COMMENTARY: Philip David Charles “Phil” Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, record producer and actor….who is a member of the Brittish Royal Victorian Oder….as he is best known as the drummer and lead singer in the rock band Genesis….who as a solo artist between 1983 and 1990….scored three UK and seven…

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…

Comedy – Special – Comic Relief – Whoopie Goldberg & Harry Anderson & Robin Williams & Billy Crystal

DOG COMMENTARY: Comic relief is the inclusion of a humorous character, scene, or witty dialogue in an otherwise serious work, often to relieve tension….for comic relief usually means a releasing of emotional or other tension resulting from a comic episode interposed in the midst of serious or tragic elements in a drama. Comic relief often…

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…

Comedy – Special – Those Fabulous Clowns – Charlie Chaplin & W C Fields & Laurel and Hardy

DOG COMMENTARY: This NBC comedy special was hosted by actor Richard Kiley takes a special look at the greatest clowns to ever grace a stage, film or television screen….and this clip is certainly evidence of that statement…..for these clowns were all “healers of the human spirit” ….as every year on May 31st….clowns from all over…

Music Comedy – Martin Mull – Pig In A Blanket + The Humming Song + I’ll Hate Me In The Morning If I Love Me Tonight

DOG COMMENTARY: After posting hundreds and hundreds of music and comedy videos here at Imasportsphile….of all the comedy clips provided by these awesome vintage comedians….and of all the incredible music clips of great vintage musicians….there is nothing or nobody that provides quite as much musical comedy or comedic music if you wish….than Martin Mull….for this…