NBA – 1986 Finals – Boston Celtics VS Houston Rockets – Game 1

DOG COMMENTARY: The Boston Celtics made the 1985 NBA Finals but lost in six games to the Los Angeles Lakers….as the series exposed some of Boston’s weaknesses….such as the lack of bench scoring….which was exploited after Kevin McHale moved to the starting lineup with Cedric Maxwell bothered by knee injuries. In addition, Larry Bird played through…

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Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Orlando Canizales VS John Camaro & Joe Loving VS Victor Davis

DOG COMMENTARY: Orlando Canizales is an American boxer who won the International Boxing Federation bantamweight title and defended it for a record sixteen consecutive times….as Canizales turned professional in 1984 and was undefeated in twelve fights before meeting the 1984 Olympic gold medalist Paul Gonzalez in 1986. Gonzalez defeated him over twelve rounds….but Canizales rebounded from that…

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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…

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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…

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NBA – 1986 Finals – Boston Celtics VS Houston Rockets – Game 2

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 1985–86 NBA season ….which pitted the Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics against the Western Conference champion Houston Rockets in a rematch of the 1981 Finals….where only Allen Leavell and Robert Reid remained from the Rockets’ 1981 team. The Celtics defeated the Rockets four games…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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NFL – Special – Preview Of 1979 Season – Miracle At The Meadowlands & Chiefs Rookie DE Mike Bell

DOG ASIDE: This CBS preview of the upcoming 1979 NFL season is hosted by Brent Musberger….some 40 years ago…and he is still sportscasting many live sporting events in 2017….as he starts out by reviewing the famous play that has become affectionately known as “The Miracle at the Meadowlands”….when the Giants blew a sure win on the…

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