Olympics – Special – The Rare Ones – Mens 800m – Peter Snell & Dave Wottle & Alberto Juantorena

DOG ASIDE: After posting over 1600 vintage sports, comedy and music videos here at Imasportsphile…..I have grown to have a particular liking for the works of certain sports film producers such as Ed and Steve Sabol at NFL Films along with Bud Greenspan and his Olympiad Series….which focuses on various Olympic events and the athletes…

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Boxing – 1986 – 10 Rnd Heavyweight Bout – Iron Mike Tyson VS Mitch Blood Green

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1986 ten round heavyweight bout between Iron Mike Tyson vs. Mitch Blood Green was Tysons’ 21st professional heavyweight bout…..against a really tough street savvy fighter called Blood….as this bout went the distance and provided really good entertainment….for both these guys had reputations of being known as “bad ass, angry tough”. Mitch Green is…

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Boxing – 1985 – 10 Rnd Jr Lightweight Bout – Rocky Lockridge VS Dennis Cruz

DOG ASIDE: This 10 round Junior Lightweight bout between eventual 3-time world  super featherweight / junior lightweight champion Rocky Lockridge against a very good club fighter in Dennis Cruz….who ended his professional career with 27 wins 4 losses…..for this was a pretty darn good fight with a devasting 3-punch combination in the 7th round that…

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NFL – 1986 NFC Wild Card Playoffs – Washington Redskins VS Los Angeles Rams

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1986-87 NFC Wild Card Playoffs game between the Washington Redskins vs. the Los Angeles Rams featured two outstanding running backs….in Washington’s George Rodgers and Ram’s Eric Dickerson…..as both are members of the College Football Hall of Fame….with Dickerson also being a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In this game,…

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Boxing – 1985 – 12 Rnd NABF Lightweight Title – Hector Camacho VS Roque Montoya

DOG ASIDE: This NABF Lightweight Title Fight between Hector “Macho” Camacho vs. Roque Montoya took place on April 29, 1985…..a Macho Camacho was moving up in weight from being the former WBC Super Featherweight champion to the Lightweight Division….which was a warm-up fight for his upcoming WBC Lightweight Title Fight with Jose Luis Rameriz. Roque…

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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…

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NHL – 1986 Stanley Cup Finals – Game 5 – Edmonton Oilers VS Philadelphia Flyers

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1987 Stanley Cup Final was played between the Edmonton Oilers and the Philadelphia Flyers….as the Oilers won the series 4–3, for their third Stanley Cup Championships….for this would be the fifth of eight consecutive Finals contested by a team from Alberta….when the Oilers appeared in six and the Calgary Flames in two)….while being the…

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NFL – 1986 Season – Dallas Cowboys VS Los Angeles Raiders – 2nd Half

DOG ASIDE: Any time that the Dallas Cowboys square off against the Oakland / Los Angeles Raiders….whether it be in the regular season or the playoffs….it simply becomes must see TV for any and all NFL fans….for these are two storied NFL franchises…..known as “America’s Team” and “The Bad Boys of Raider Nation”. and this 1986 NFL regular…

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NHL – 1986 – 38th All Star Game – Hartford, Conneticut – Wales Conference VS Campbell Conference

DOG COMMENTARY: The 38th National Hockey League All-Star Game was held in the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut, home to the Hartford Whalers, on February 4, 1986….which featured the Wales Conference All Stars coached by Mike Keenan of the Philadelphia Flyers against the Campbell Conference All Stars coached by Glen Sather of the Edmonton…

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