Olympics – 1980 Lake Placid – Mens – Figure Skate & Speed Skate & Hockey USA VS USSR & Ski Slalom

DOG COMMENTARY: On this day of ABC’s broadcast of the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics….the viewer get to see coverage of the men competing in figure skating, speed skating, hockey and slalom in skiing. This was possibly the most wide-open men’s Olympic championship…..with nobody that had established himself as the world’s best figure skater since…

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Boxing – 1983 – 12 Round WBC Super Featherweight Title – Hector Camacho VS Rafeal Solis

DOG ASIDE: When this 1983 WBC Super Featherweight Championship Fight between Hector “Macho” Camacho vs Rafael Solis took place….it was two fighters from Puerto Rico who simply did not like each other….as Camacho entered the ring, after defeating Rafael “Bazooka” Limon for the WBC title in his prior fight, with a record of 22 –…

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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,…

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Olympics – 1984 Sarajevo Olympics – Ice Dancing & Bobsled & Mens Biathlon & Womens Luge & Ski Jump

DOG COMMENTARY: On this day at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics….the outstanding crew of ABC Sports broadcasters….including the elegamt and eloquent Jim McKay as the host of the telecast….with figure skating being covered by a young Jim Lampley….plus the ever so talented mens’ figure skating Olympic champion and absolutely “spot on” analyst of figure skating competition, the…

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Olympics – 1980 Lake Placid Olympics – Hockey – USA VS USSR – The Miracle On Ice

DOG COMMENTARY: The “Miracle on Ice” refers to a medal-round game during the men’s ice hockey tournament at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York,,,,played between the hosting United States and the defending gold medalists, the Soviet Union…. who had won the gold medal in six of the seven previous Winter Olympic Games….and were the overwhelming…

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Soccer – 1990 – FIFA World Cup Semifinals – Argentina Vs Italy

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…

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Boxing – 1982 – 12 Round WBC Heavyweight Title – Larry Holmes VS Gerry Cooney – HBO In Studio Replay

DOG ASIDE; A common practice by television networks who broadcast live boxing during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)…..which happened to happen all the time as evidenced by our 620 world championship fights currently being posted to our Boxing section here at Imasportshile….was to have a follow-up live program that was “in studio”….whereby the…

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NCAAM Basketball – Special – 50 Years Of Final Fours – 1939 To 1989

DOG COMMENTARY: This 23 minute video was presented on CBS in 1989 with Host Jim Nance….who still today in 2016 is involved with CBS Sports coverage of the NCAAM Final Four telecast…..as he provides the viewing audience with a walk down memory lane for all fans of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament….known today as March…

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Boxing – 1988 – 12 Round WBC Heavyweight Title – Tony Tubbs VS Iron Mike Tyson

DOG COMMENTARY: This 12 round WBC World Heavyweight Championship Fight took place on March 21, 1988 in Tokyo, Japan….which featured two outstanding heavyweights during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….with the truly legendary Iron Mike Tyson vs Tony Tubbs…. who was a great heavyweight in his own right…..but who unfortunately fought during the…

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