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 + USFL + NFL – 1984 – ABCs Jim Lampley Reviews The Year 1984 In College + NFL + USFL Football

 In this ABC Sports special, legendary sportscaster Jim McKay passes the mike to another future sportscasting legend, Jim Lampley….who covers the year 1984 in footall in America….to include highlights of the college football season, with features on Bo Jackson, Doug Flutie and Bernie Kosar….plus a review of the USFL season featuring QB’s Steve Young and…

NCAAF – 1985 – Bluebonnet Bowl Halftime – Longhorn Season Review + Profile Of UT Alum Author James Michener

The 1985 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season…..where the Longhorns finished the regular season with an 8–3 record….and went on to lose 24 – 16 to the Air Force Academy in the Bluebonnet Bowl on December 31, 1985 at Rice Stadium in Houston, TX in front of a crowd of…

Boxing – 1986 – Jim Lampley + Alex Wallau – In Studio Review Heavywt Title Fight – Tyson Vs Berbick

Trevor Berbick vs. Mike Tyson, billed as “Judgment Day“, was a professional boxing match contested on November 22, 1986 for the WBC Heavyweight Championship. In 1986, the three major boxing organizations….the World Boxing Council (WBC), the World Boxing Association (WBA) and the International Boxing Federation (IBF)….teamed with HBO to create a heavyweight championship tournament in an effort to crown the first…

Boxing – 1987 – Jim Lampley + Alex Wallau In Studio Review Mike Tyson Vs Pinklon Thomas Title Fight

Mike Tyson vs. Pinklon Thomas, billed as “Hard Road to Glory“….was a professional boxing match contested on May 30, 1987, for the WBA and WBC heavyweight championships. Tyson was the aggressor for nearly the entire fight….while constantly getting the better of Thomas with his power punches. Tyson was nearly able to get the victory in the first round….as with about…

Boxing – 1989 – Jim Lampley + Larry Merchant Wrapup Heavywt Title Fight Carl Williams Vs Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson vs. Carl Williams was a professional boxing match contested on July 21, 1989, for WBA, WBC, IBF and Lineal Heavyweight championships. After Tyson’s dominating victory over Frank Bruno five months prior….negotiations for a potential bout with Carl Williams began….and on June 15, 1989, the fight was made official.  Four years earlier, Williams had challenged then-IBF Heavyweight champion Larry Holmes for the title….only to narrowly lose by…

Boxing – 1990 – Jim Lampley + Larry Merchant Preview Heavywts Adilson Rodrigues Vs George Foreman

This June 16, 1990 ten round heavyweight bout between George Foreman verses Adilson Rodrigues at Caesers Palace in Las Vegas….was Big George’ 3rd fight up to that point 1990….after defeating Gerry Cooney by 4th round KO in January….then defeating Mike Jaimeson by a 4th round TKO in April 1990….as Foreman would go on to fight two more time…

Boxing – 1990 – Jim Lampley + Larry Merchant Preview 10 Rnd Heavywt Bout Henry Tillman Vs Mike Tyson

As Henry Tillman and Mike Tyson enter the arena for the feature bout of the night on June 16, 1990….HBO boxing commentators Jim Lampley and Larry Merchant provided analysis and introspective thoughts of the two combatants….as Tyson was starting to rebound his career after losing his title to Buster Douglas….and Tillman was a viable contender…

Boxing – 1987 – Mike Tyson + Michael Spinks + Jim Lampley Discuss Who Is The Real Heavywt Champion

This ABC in-studio “round table discussion” between ABC boxing analysts Jim Lampley and Alex Wallau and IBF Heavyweight champion Michael Spinks….along with WBC and WBA Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson….regarding who is the real heavyweight champion of the world….prior to Spinks and Tyson entering the ring to let their fists prove to the world who is the real…