MLB – 1985 Pizza Hut All Star Softball Game – Host Bob Costas

DOG ASIDE: During the mid-1980’s, NBC and Pizza Hut teamed up to produce and promote a pre-spring training softball all star game between National League vs American League stars…..which brought together some of MLB’s best players in 1985….to play a “let’s have fun” slow pitch softball game for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America…

MLB – 1985 All Star Game – With Vin Scully & Joe Garagiola & Bob Costas

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 56th playing of the game….which is annually played between the All-Stars of the National League and the All-Stars of the American League. The game was played on July 16, 1985, in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota….the home of the Minnesota Twins. The…

Comedy – Red Skelton – Seagulls Gertrude And Heathcliff & Marcel Marceau In Romantic Tango

DOG COMMENTARY: Red Skelton is going to turn out to be The Patron Saint for Imasportsphile…..for he was truly loved by a myriad of fans who found his comedic style to be deserving of being referred to as America’s Clown Prince….for this truly was a man who was adorned with a God given talent to make people laugh….and…

Boxing – 1987 IBF Lightweight Title – Champ Greg Haugen VS Vinny Pazienza

DOG COMMENTARY: As you will find often throughout the boxing section of Imasportsphile…..which pretty much covers the golden age of boxing from 1964 to 1995….there are many fights between many great fighters who have long since been forgotten….cuz history in the year 2017 only covers the many legendary boxers of this era….but the truth remains…

Boxing – 1984 Junior Lightweight Bout – Rocky Lockridge VS Dennis Cruz

DOG COMMENTARY: Rick “Rocky” Lockridge (born January 30, 1959) is an American former professional boxer….who is known for handing world champion super featherweight champion Roger Mayweather his first defeat….which was a first-round knockout in just 98 seconds….earning him the WBA and Lineal super featherweight titles.  Rocky later won the IBF super featherweight title from Barry Michael.…

NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Cowboys VS Steelers – Steelers WRs VS Cowboys DBs

DOG ASIDE: This video clip of NBC’s Preview of Super Bowl XIII starts off with a wonderful feature and tribute to NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle….covering the growth of the league during his 18 years at the helm….as NBC’s Mike Adamle gives a wonderful perspective of Rozelle’s “iron fisted reign” of the NFL. Dick Enberg and…

NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Steeler Linebackers Vs Cowboys Backs

DOG ASIDE: This clip from NBC’s Super Bowl XIII Preview….aired in advance of their coverage of the game….has Bryan Gumble and Mike Adamle breaking down the match-up between the Steelers linebacker core of Jack Lambert, Jack Ham and Robin Cole against the Dallas Cowboys offensive backfield of RB Tony Dorsett, QB Roger Staubach and RB…

NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Cowboys VS Steelers – Offensive Backs & Linebackers

DOG ASIDE: As NBC gets into their pre-game coverage of Super Bowl XIII between the Dallas Cowboys and the Pittsburg Steelers…..Bryan Gunble provides the viewer with more highlights of the prior 12 Super Bowl games….which always give any true NFL fan a “blast from the past”….and resparks fond memories of not only these two great…

NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Cowboys VS Steelers – Offense Comparisons

DOG ASIDE: This NBC production of Super Bowl XIII between the Dallas Cowboys vs Pittsburgh Steelers is hosted by Dick Enberg and Merlin Olsen….along with Bryan Gumble, Fran Tarkenton, Mike Adamle and Donna de Varonna each covering pertinant information about the upcoming game….with the best part being when Enberg and Olsen compare the two offenses….which…