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…

Music – Linda Ronstadt – Poor Poor Pitifull Me & You’re No Good

DOG COMMENTARY: Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American popular music singer….who has earned 11 Grammy Awards….three American Music Awards….two Academy of Country Music awards….an Emmy Award and an ALMA Award….as many of her albums have been certified gold, platinum or multiplatinum in the United states and internationally.  She has also earned nominations…

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…

Comedy – Comic Relief – Harry Anderson & Robin Williams & Gilda Radner & Billy Crystal & Wierd Al Yankovic

DOG ASIDE: This particular video clip features some of the best comedians of their day with Harry Anderson of Night Court fame doing some magic tricks….for as a member of The Academy of Magical Arts located in Hollywood’s Magic Castle….a place that Bone Daddy called home during the history fan jorney at the 1984 Los Angeles Games…

Boxing – Special – Championship Titles – How There Became Multiple Champions in WBA, WBC & IBF

DOG COMMENTARY: Having in excess of 600 world championship title fights in my vintage video library to post here at Imasportsphile…I have come to realize that from 1964 to 1995 was truly the golden age of boxing….for there were more great boxers, super great boxers and legendary boxers than at any other time in boxing…

Boxing – Special – Heavyweight Champions – Cassius Clay – From Olympic Gold To Archie Moore

DOG COMMENTARY: Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was born on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky….as he had a sister and four brothers….and was named for his father, Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr…..who himself was named in honor of the 19th-century Republican politician and staunch abolitionist, Cassius Marcellus Clay….also from the state of Kentucky…. for he was a descendant…

NBA – Special – Great Sports Legends – Wilt Chamberlain

DOG COMMENTARY: Throughout sports history….there have been exceptional athletes….and then, there have been exceptional exceptional athletes….and Wilt “The Stilt” Chamberlain was one of the latter…..cuz when you stand 7′ 2″ tall….it is really difficult to be an exceptional exceptional athlete…..but Wilt was….having set numerous all-time NBA records that still stand….but being “exceptional exceptional”….Wilt the Stilt…

NFL – Special – Preview Of 1979 Season – Featuring Roger Staubach & Bill Bergey & Jane Kennedy

DOG ASIDE: This special CBS program previews the upcoming 1979 NFL season with hosts Brent Musberger, Irv Cross and Jane Kennedy….who were the in studio broadcasting crew for NFL Today….as this video introduces this program called “Passport to Pasadena”.   The video begins with a look at the relationship between Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Tom…

NFL – Special – CBS Preview Of 1979 Season – Featuring Archie Manning & Earl Campbell & Jim Zorn

DOG ASIDE: In this CBS preview of the upcoming 1979 NFL season…..Irv Cross provides insight into the upcoming 1979 NFL season by covering QB Archie Manning and the New Orleans Saints…..then comes a piece on Oilers running back Earl Campbell…..followed by an inside look at the defending Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers….and finishes with a…