NFL – 1986 – Game Of Week – Dallas Cowboys Vs Los Angeles Raiders – 1st Qtr

DOG ASIDE:  On November 9, 1986 the Dallas Cowboys played the Los Angeles Rams at Texas Stadium in Arlington, TX before 61,706 fans….as the game was covered by NBC Sports lead broadcasting team of Dick Enberg and Merlin Olsen.   On December 17, 2017, the Dallas Cowboys will play the Oakland Raiders on NBC for the…

NFL – 1985 – AFC Divisional Playoffs – Los Angeles Raiders Vs New England Patriots – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    This 1985 AFC Divisional Playoff Game between the Los Angeles Raiders and the New England Patriots featured four future NFL Hall of Fame Members….with the Raiders having DE Howie Long and CB Mike Haynes….while the Patriots had G John Hannah and LB Andre Tippett…..as the Raiders finished 12 – 4 on the…

NFL – 1985 – AFC Divisional Playoffs – Los Angeles Raiders Vs New England Patriots – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    With the success of the current New England Patriots under the tutelage of Head Coach Bill Belichick and QB Tom Brady….it seems to us at ImaSportsphile that Pats fans have forgotten about the teams that Coach Raymond Berry guided for five years from 1984 to 1989….the great Baltimore Colts wide receiver…. who…

NFL – 1985 – NBC Halftime Show With Bob Costas – AFC Divisional Playoffs – Raiders Vs Patriots

DOG ASIDE:      After processing over 1800 videos to post on our site here at ImaSportsphile….I realize that I like dang near every halftime show ever produced by the networks that brought live NFL football to the viewing public back in the day.  It was really enjoyable and worth watching….with interesting interviews, player profiles,…

NFL – 1985 – AFC Divisional Playoffs – Los Angeles Raiders Vs New England Patriots – 2nd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    The 1985 NFL Season was a year in which the Chicago Bears steamrolled through the season with a 15 – 1 record….and then steamrolled the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX by a score of 46 – 10….after the Pats had beaten the Los Angeles Raiders in the AFC Divisional Playoffs…

NFL – 1988 – CBS Pregame Show – NFC Championship – Minnesota Vikings Vs Washington Redskins

DOG ASIDE:    The CBS Sports NFL Today crew of Brent Musburger, Irv Cross and Will McDonnough were top shelf in the industry at covering the NFL….so, anytime they put on a Pregame or Halftime Show….you could pretty much bet on a program well worth watching…..but when you and the game broadcast crew of Pat…

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…

NFL – 1988 – CBS Special Halftime Show – NFC Championship – Vikings Vs Redskins

DOG ASIDE:    This CBS halftime show features Brent Musburger interviewing ex-Vikings QB Fran Tarkenton and 1987 Defensive Lineman of the Year Buffulo Bills Bruce Smith….who is sporting a beautiful sable fur coat…..then Will McDonough in the Minnesota locker room and Irv Cross in the Washington locker room with injury updates and status reports….which is followed…

NFL – 1988 – NFC Championship – Minnesota Vikings VS Washington Redskins – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    In the final quarter….QB Wade Wilson got the Vikings moving on a 10-play, 52-yard drive…..finding receiver Anthony Carter for 23 yards….running back Allen Rice for 15…..and Jordan for nine….as the Vikings eventually got a first down on the Redskins 3-yard line….but Washington’s defense made a goal line stand….stopping Minnesota on three consecutive running plays….and forcing them…