Boxing – 1982 – Special – Highlights Of Year – Barry Tompkins + Larry Merchant + Sugar Ray Leonard

DOG COMMENTARY:    It is our opinion at ImaSportsphile that The Golden Age of Boxing ….which covered a period starting in with heavyweight Cassius Clay taking down the mighty Bear, Sonny Liston in February of 1964….and running through Evander Holyfield losing his heavyweight title to Lennox Lewis in March of 1999.    he Golden Age of Boxing….unveiled…

NCAA Football – 1985 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    I thought this would be a good place to give a little background to Bone Daddy’s tie to TCU….which came from Pops (his Dad) who was a walk-on guard for then Assistant Line Coach Abe Martin and Head Coach Dutch Meyer of the Horned Frogs in 1944 after coming out of the…

NFL – 1985 – NFC Divisional Playoffs – Chicago Bears Vs New York Giants – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:   The 1985 Chicago Bears won 15 games and lost one….as the SF 49’ers had the year before….after winning their first twelve before losing….when the Bears’ defense was ranked first in the league….and allowed only 198 total points (12.4 points per game) for the season….and winning the NFC Central Division by seven games over the…

Boxing – Great Grudge Fights – Ali-Frazier & Robinson-Fullmer & Louis-Schmeling & Dempsey-Tunney

DOG COMMENTARY:    This HBO Boxing Special with Hosts Barry Tompkins and Larry Merchant….in which they review all of The Greatest Grudge Fights throughout the history of boxing is without a doubt one of the true treasures within our ImaSportsphile boxing library…..cuz within the four corners of the ring….where the “sweet science of boxing” of boxing is exhibited….there lies…

NFL – 1985 – NFC Divisional Playoffs – Chicago Bears Vs New York Giants – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:  This 1985 NFC Divisional Playoff Game was played on January 5, 1985 at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL….in front of 62,070 fans…..and was televised by CBS Sports with the legendary broadcast team of Pat Summerall and John Madden on the mike…..and Brent Musburger, Irv Cross and Jimmy “The Greek” Snyder in the wings.     …

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…

Boxing – 1982 – HBO Special – Boxing’s Best – Rocky Marciano

DOG COMMENTARY:    Rocky Marciano was an American professional boxer who competed from 1947 to 1955….while holding the world heavyweight title from 1952 to 1956….who went undefeated in his career….and defended the title six times….against Jersey Joe Walcott, Roland La Starza, Ezzard Charles (twice), Don Cockell and Archie Moore…..and although Marciano is a true legend of boxing….he just simply didn’t have but 6 title defenses in 12 years….and 3…

NCAA Football – 1985 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 2nd Qtr

DOG COMMENTARY:    The 1985 TCU Horned Frogs football team was coached by Jim Wacker….who was the father of Mike Wacker….who was a 6’9″ F/C for the University of Texas Longhorn basketball team from 1981 to 1984….as he played double post with C LaSalle Thompson during the 1981 season under Head Coach Abe Lemons. Mike…

NCAA Football – 1985 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 1st Qtr

DOG ASIDE:   The 1985 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season….as the Horned Frogs finished the season 3 – 8 overall….while posting an 0 – 8 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Jim Wacker….in his third year as head coach….as the Frogs played their home games in Amon…