NCAAF – 1982 – Highlights – The Texas Longhorns Football Season – With Coach Fred Akers – Part 2

The Texas Longhorns were coming off of a 1981 season where they went undefeated with an 11 – 0 record….only to lose the National Championship with a 10 – 9 loss to Georgia…..so they had high expectations for the 1982 season….and that is when a 9 – 2 regular season was a bit disappointing….so, when…

NCAAM – 1979 – Special – Two College Coaching Legends Talk Basketball – With Al McGuire + Abe Lemons

A.E. “Abe” Lemons was an American college basketball player and coach….who as a head coach at Oklahoma City University….Pan American University….and the University of Texas at Austin compiled a record of 594 – 343 in 34 seasons…..while leading his 1978 Longhorn team to the N. I. T. Championship. Al McGuire was an American college basketball coach and broadcaster….who as the head coach at Marquette…

Pool – 1980 – Trick Shot Extravaganza – Featuring 3 x World Champ Ray Martin – With Howard Cosell

Ray Martin is an American professional pool player….who acquired his nicknamed “Cool Cat” when he calmly won a world title in 1971 in California….when during the event an earthquake was in progress….and it didn’t shake him a bit.  He held the World Champion title in straight pool in 1971, 1974 and 1978.  He is one of only seven players in the last century to win three…

TV Ads – 1986 US Army + NFL Miami Dolphins Hall Of Fame QB Dan Marino For Chevy Cavalier Cars

Dan Marino is an American former football quarterback….who played seventeen seasons for the Miami Dolphins of the NFL….when after a successful college career at Pittsburgh University….where he was named 1st team All-American in 1981….and became the last quarterback taken in the first round of the quarterback class of 1983. Marino held or currently holds dozens of NFL records associated with the quarterback position….and despite…

NCAAF – 1982 – Highlights – University Of Texas Longhorns Football Season – With Coach Fred Akers

The 1982 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season…. when the Longhorns finished the regular season with a 9–2 record….after losing only to # 4 ranked SMU by a score of 30 – 17… and a late game score loss to arch rival Oklahoma Sooners by a score…

Olympics – 1981 – Deaf Olympics – Coach Nick Kovalakides & The Story Of The 1981 Deaf Olympic Games

The true beauty of sports is wonderfully exhibited by all Olympic athletes….be it participants in all Olympic Games…..be it IOC Olympics…..Special Olympics….or Deaf Olympics….for there is truly no place where human love, devotion, dedication and sacrifice is made….than what is given by the athletes that compete in Olympic Games….and this video on the story of…

News – 1982 – Secretary Of State Aexanderl Haig Jr On No Dissension In US Foreign Policy Apparatus

In our opinion here at ImaSportsphile…Saturday Night Live comedian Dan Aykroyd was the “gold standard” for portraying political figures during the 1970’s and 1980’s….as his wonderful ability to mix his talent of capturing the personal physical quirks of such notable politicians as US President Jimmy Carter….US President Richard Nixon…..US Secretary of State Alexander Haig (as seen in…

Pool – 1980 – Trick Shot Extravaganza – Featuring Steve Mizerak – With Howard Cosell Commentary

Steve Mizerak was an American pool player….who was dominant during the 1970’s and early 1980’s…..especially in the game of straight pool / 14.1 continuous and nine-ball….when he was nicknamed “the Miz“….as he also had a brief turn at professional snooker.  He earned a teaching degree from Athens College and taught school for thirteen years before he became famous outside of…

TV Ads – 1980 – Pontiac Cars + Actress Linda Carter For Maybelline Nail Color + Wide World Of Disney

Lynda Carter is an American actress, singer, songwriter, model and beauty pageant titleholder….who was crowned Miss World United States 1972…..and is most widely known as the star of the American live action television series Wonder Woman….in the role of Diana Prince / Wonder Woman, based on the DC comic book fictional  super heroine character of the same name….which aired on ABC and later on CBS from 1975 to 1979.