Special – 1980 – HBOs Sports Magazine’s Year in Review – Featuring The Miracle on Ice

DOG COMMENTARY:    After posting 1800 vintage videos on this site over the past 2 years…. It is this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion….that some of my very favorite videos are the ones that show highlights of the entire year in sports….like this HBO produced special look at 1980.  Every year that passes by embody…

NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    Back in the days of the fabled Soutwest Conference….known for its hard-nosed football and long standing rivalries….you could always bet that any inter-conference match-up would be a test of will and character….regardless of the talent of each team taking the field….and this 1983 SWC Game of the Week on Home Sports Entertainment…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – CBS Halftime Of Womens Finals – Immaculata College In The 1970s

DOG ASIDE:    This CBS halftime show at the 1986 Womens National Championship game between the Texas Lady Longhorns vs USC Women of Troy provides the viewer with a little known story about one of the greatest dynasties of women’s basketball….when a small little Catholic College just outside of Philadelphia, PA called Immaculata College was…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – Womens Finals – Texas Lady Longhorns Vs USC Women Of Troy – 2nd Half

DOG COMMENTARY:  “The first thought was perfection. There will be a champion crowned every year, but the undefeated champions will form an eliteroup.”          In 1986, Texas Women’s Basketball made history. The Longhorns defeated Southern California in the national championship game, finishing the season at 34-0 to become the first team in…

NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game Of The Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:      There used to be a powerful college football conference that won 32 national championships between 1914 and 1996….and that was the old Southwest Conference (SWC)….where football was KING….and all other sports bowed down to the mighty SWC football teams.      Composed primarily of schools from Texas….at various times the conference included…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – Womens Finals – Texas Lady Longhorns Vs USC Women Of Troy – 1st Half

DOG COMMENTARY: Lady Longhorns coaching legend Jody Conradt became the head coach of the women’s program at UT in Austin in 1976….which just happened to be the same year another college coaching legend started his career as head coach ot the Texas Longhorns….and the truth be known….they both inherited programs that were in shambles.   …

NCAA Football – 1984 – Special – KVUE Ch 24 Ausins Tribute To Texas Longhorns Football Season

DOG ASIDE:    KVUE Channel 24 Austin has always been a huge supporter of University of Texas sports….especially football….as they always produced special programs that served as evidence of their support….and this review and highlights of the 1984 Longhorn season serves as a perfect example of their support.  The 1984 Texas Longhorns were ranked #…

NCAAM Basketball – 1987 – CBS Special – Road To The Final Four

DOG ASIDE:  The 1987 Final Four is a very special event to those of us at ImaSportsphile….for our Bone Daddy…the original Sportsphile who was responsible for recording our entire vintage library way back in the day….attended this final four at Reunion Arena….which turned out to be a very eventful tournament in Dallas, TX.  The four…

NCAA Baseball – 1987 – College World Series – Texas Longhorns VS Arkansas Razorbacks – Innings 8 & 9

DOG ASIDE:   This was the last CWS to use a double-elimination format through the championship game….for under the format used from 1950 through 1987….the bracket was often adjusted after the field was pared to four teams in order to avoid rematches from earlier rounds. Starting in 1988 and continuing through 2002….the eight teams were divided…