NCAAF – 1984 – Texas Vs Oklahoma Halftime Show – With UT Band + Story Of ColoSt RB Tom Southall –

For the first time since 1965, the Texas Longhorns (3-0) entered the Red River Rivalry game in Dallas as the top-ranked team in the country on October 13, 1984 at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas before 75,587 fans.  Under eighth-year head coach Fred Akers, the Horns were the defending Southwestern Conference champions….but a…

NCAAF – 1985 – Special – The Bonfire An Aggie Tradition – History Of A & M Bonfire Before Texas Game

Aggie Bonfire was a long-standing annual tradition at Texas A&M University….as part of the college rivalry with the University of Texas at Austin.  For 90 years, Texas A&M students, known as Aggies, built and burned a bonfire on campus each autumn….which is known to the Aggie community simply as “Bonfire”….in which this annual autumn event symbolized Aggie students’ “burning desire to beat the hell outta…

MLB – 1986 – All Star Game Special – Profile + Interview Of Red Sox Starting Pitcher Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962), nicknamed “Rocket”, is an American former baseball pitcher….who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for four teams including the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Houson Astros and Toronto Blue Jays.  Clemens was one of the most dominant pitchers in major league history….while tallying 354 wins….a 3.12 earned run average (ERA)….and 4,672 strikeouts, which is the third-most all…

NCAAF – 1986 – Cotton Bowl Halftime – Players Of Year Awards + Highlights Of 50 Yrs Of Cotton Bowls

This halftime show from the 1986 Cotton Bowl Classic between the Texas A & M Aggies verses the Auburn Tigers…..was not only a game that featured the spectacular Heisman Trophy winning running back “Bo Knows Football” Jackson…..but also was the celebration for the 50th Cotton Bowl Classic….as this halftime also provided a “50 Year History” of the Cotton…

MLB – 1985 – Special – Player Interviews Regarding Potential Strike + Scores & Highlight – With Bill Macatee

NBC’s Bill Macatee provides a rundown of the scores and highlights from the slate of MLB games on this particular night during the 1985 season….and then conducts a series of interviews with current players regarding the potential strike that is looming during the 1985 season…..which is really quite interesting to hear the opinions about the…

MLB – 1985 – Baseball Behind The Seams Profiles Braves Bruce Benedict + Bob Watson + Terry Forster

Actor Kirk Douglas spins a wonderful tale about what baseball meant to kids all over America in 1985 in his introduction to this WTBS Sports program, Baseball Behind The Seams…..for you can tell from the very start that although Douglas had not played a lot of the game…..he still had that “glow in his eye” and…

MLB – 1985 – Highlights Of ALCS 7 Game Series – K C Royals Vs Toronto Blue Jays With George Grande

The Kansas City Royals were on a “mission from God” in 1985….although they didn’t know this at the time…..for their beloved manager, Dick Houser, would be dead as a result of a brain tumor a short 18 months after winning the 1985 World Series for the 1st time in Kansas City baseball history….so, winning this championship…

MLB – 1986 – NLCS Game 5 Astros Vs Mets PreGame Show – With Keith Jackson + Tim McCarver

This ABC Sports pregame show for Game 5 of the National League Championship Series between the New York Mets verses the Houston Astros took place a day after it was originally scheduled on October 13, 1986 due to rain delay.  The 1986 NLCS was carried live on ABC Sports with Keith Jackson and Tim McCarver…

NCAAF – 1984 – Keith Jackson Recaps Penn State Vs Texas Highlights + Coach Akers Postgame Speech

This video is hosted by ABC’s legendary voice of college football, Keith Jackson, as he recaps the 1984 game between coach Joe Paterno’s # 4 ranked Penn State Nittany Lions verses coach Fred Akers # 2 ranked Texas Longhorns….in which the Horns stampeded the Nittany Lions by a score of 28 – 3….as Jackson summarizes…