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…

Special – 1981 – Sports Year In Review – Host George Plimpton

DOG ASIDE: In this George Plimpton special, he looks at the year 1981 in sports….while providing the viewer with some awesome highlights of the accomplishments of many athletes and several teams to include Alpine Skiing World Cup overall champ USA Phil Mahre….with women’s overall champ Marie-Theres Nadig of Switzerland….along with cycling’s Bernard Hinault of France win in the Tour…

Soccer – 1990 FIFA World Cup – Semi Finals – Germany VS England – 2nd Half & Penalty Shootout

DOG ASIDE: This 1990 FIFA World Cup semi-final match between West Germany vs England was played on July 4, 1990 at the Stadio delle Alpi in Turin, Italy….which proved to be one heck of a contest between two storied European powerhouse countries….West Germany, who entered the game with two World Cup Championship victories…..while their opponents,…

DOG ASIDE: This video featuring the 2nd half and penalty shootout of 1990 FIFA World Cup Semi-Final Match between Argentina vs Italy….played on July 3, 1990 at the Stadio San Paolo in Naples, Italy….was a classic battle between two countries that had won a total of 5 World Cups leading into the match….3 by Italy…

Soccer – 1990 FIFA World Cup – Group Play – Argentina VS Cameroon – 2nd Half

DOG ASIDE: The 1990 FIFA World Cup was the 14th FIFA World Cup….which is the quadrennial international football world championship tournament….as It was held from June 8 to July 8, 1990 in Italy….the second country to host the event twice (the first being Mexico in 1986)….as teams representing 116 national football associations entered, and qualification began…

Soccer – 1990 World Cup – Semi Finals – Germany vs England – 1st Half

DOG ASIDE: This 1990 FIFA World Cup semi-final match between West Germany vs England was played on July 4, 1990 at Stadio delle Alpi in Turin, Italy….and proved to be a match worthy of German – England futbol history….which ended in a 1 – 1 tie at the end of regularion….with Andreas Brehme scoring for…

Soccer – 1990 FIFA World Cup – Group F – 1st Round Match – England VS Belguim – 1st Half

DOG ASIDE: The 1990 FIFA World Cup was played in Italy…..as Group F featured the Netherlands, England, the Republic of Ireland and Egypt. In the six group games….where no team managed to score more than once in a match….as England beat Egypt 1–0, thanks to a 58th-minute goal from Mark Wright….which was a goal good enough…

Soccer – 1990 FIFA World Cup – Knockout Stage – Argentina VS Brazil – Featuring Diego Maradona

DOG ASIDE: This 1990 FIFA World Cup knockout round match was played by two of the most storied soccer countries from the Western hemisphere….when Argentina faced off against Brazil on June 24, 1990 in Turin, Italy….and typical of these two countries in World Cup play….they played to a 1 – 0 victory by Argentina…..with the…

Soccer – 1978 World Cup – Group A – 2nd Round – West Germany vs Netherlands

DOG COMMENTARY: The 2nd round of the 1978 World Cup featured four of the best national soccer programs and teams in the world with Germany and the Netherlands in Group A….plus Brazil and Argentina in Group B….for since the inception of the FIFA World Cup in 1930….at least one of these teams were in the…