NFL – 1979 – NFL Films – A Season Of Peaks And Valleys – With John Facenda

We have often made the comment here at ImaSportsphile that NFL Films has been the “Gold Standard” for sports films since the day that father Ed Sabol and son Steve Sabol opened their doors with their exclusive contract with the NFL to film any and all games played for the past 57 years.  NFL Films is a company devoted…

NCAAF – 1988 – Orange Bowl – # 1 Oklahoma Vs # 2 Miami PostGame Show With Bob Trumpy + Don Criqui

This 1988 Orange Bowl Classic not only feature the # 1 and # 2 teams in college football in the country during the 1987 season….but it also featured two opposing head coaches that were both college players for the Arkansas Razorbacks in the 1960’s….who both won NCAA national championship….with Switzer at Oklahoma University and Johnson…

NCAAF – 1988 – Orange Bowl – # 1 Oklahoma Vs # 2 Miami Hurricanes – Last 2 Minutes Of 1st Half

The 1988 Orange Bowl featured “Game of the Century” type billing as the undefeated and # 1 Oklahoma Sooners faced off against the undefeated and # 2 ranked Miami Hurricanes for the national championship.   Adding to the hype of the game was the recent on-field history between the teams…..as Oklahoma was a dominant force in college football….while winning…

Music – 1988 – Leslie Uggams + LeeRoy Reams – Bight Lights And Big Town Music – Orange Bowl Halftime

During the decade of the 1980’s, the Orange Bowl Classic was known for its halftime show…..which was typically a production of the highest order…..and if the 1988 Orange Bowl featuring the # 1 Oklahoma Sooners verses the # 2 Miami Hurricanes didn’t create enough excitement…..which it did with a truly great match-up in a truly…

NCAAF – 1983 – Special – Joe Namath Hosts A Tribute To Alabama Head Coach Paul Bear Bryant

There is probably not another head coach and individual player that have had more video and film produced about them…..or articles and books that have been written more about them…than The Bear (Coach Paul Bear Bryant) and Joe Willie (QB Joe Namath).    The Bear is a 1984 movie starring Gary Busey and Jon-Erik Hexum….in a film was written by Michael Kane, directed by…

NCAAF – 1988 – Orange Bowl # 1 Oklahoma Vs # 2 Miami Pregame Show – With Brent Musburger + Jim Nantz

The 1988 Orange Bowl was an American college football bowl game between the Miami Hurricanes and the Oklahoma Sooners.  It was the 54th edition of the Orange Bowl and took place at the Orange Bowl stadium in Miami, Florida on January 1, 1988.  Miami was coached by Jimmy Johnson and Oklahoma was coached by Barry Switzer….as Miami would go on to win the game by a score of 20 – 14. To date,…

NCAAF – 1986 – Presentation Show – Coach Of Yr Fisher DeBerry + Offensive Player Of Yr Bo Jackson

The 1986 Chevrolet Coach of the Year was awarded to Air Force Academy’ Fisher DeBerry after leading his Falcons to the WAC Championship and a 12 – 1 record…..while ending the season ranked # 5 in the country…..and beating the Texas Longhorns in the Bluebonnet Bowl by a score of 24 – 16.  The 1986…

NCAAF – 1986 – Orange Bowl OU Vs Penn St Halftime Show With Bob Costas + Don Criqui + Bob Griese + Bob Trumpy

The 1986 Orange Bowl was a postseason college football bowl game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Penn State Nittany Lions. This was Oklahoma’s second straight Orange Bowl appearance and their second straight Big Eight Conference title. This was Penn State’s first Orange Bowl appearance since 1974. Penn State’Tim Manoa gave Penn State an early lead on a short touchdown run….as they led 7-0 after one quarter…

NCAAF – 1987 – Cotton Bowl Texas A&M Vs Ohio State Halftime Show With Jim Nantz On Coaching Changes

This CBS At the Half of the 1987 Cotton Bowl Classic between the Texas A&M Aggies verses the Ohio State Buckeyes with host Jim Nantz….who immediately gets into the subject of coaching changes around the country….with the big story being Alabama Coach Ray Perkins jump to the Tampa Bay Bucs of the NFL….and that is when Nantz…