NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game Of The Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:      There used to be a powerful college football conference that won 32 national championships between 1914 and 1996….and that was the old Southwest Conference (SWC)….where football was KING….and all other sports bowed down to the mighty SWC football teams.      Composed primarily of schools from Texas….at various times the conference included…

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Music -1981 – The Blues Brothers – I Got Everything I Need, Almost & Trying To Get Next To You

DOG ASIDE:     The Blues Brothers are an American blues and soul revivalist band….which was founded in 1978 by comedy actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live wherein Belushi was in character as lead vocalist “Joliet” Jake Blues…..and harmonica player / vocalist Elwood Blues….fronted the band….which was composed of well-known and respected musicians. The band made its debut…

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NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – Womens Finals – Texas Lady Longhorns Vs USC Women Of Troy – 1st Half

DOG COMMENTARY: Lady Longhorns coaching legend Jody Conradt became the head coach of the women’s program at UT in Austin in 1976….which just happened to be the same year another college coaching legend started his career as head coach ot the Texas Longhorns….and the truth be known….they both inherited programs that were in shambles.   …

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NFL – 1988 – NFC Championship – Minnesota Vikings VS Washington Redskins – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    In the final quarter….QB Wade Wilson got the Vikings moving on a 10-play, 52-yard drive…..finding receiver Anthony Carter for 23 yards….running back Allen Rice for 15…..and Jordan for nine….as the Vikings eventually got a first down on the Redskins 3-yard line….but Washington’s defense made a goal line stand….stopping Minnesota on three consecutive running plays….and forcing them…

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Music – 1981 – Live From The Black Rhino Club – The Blues Brothers – I’m A Soul Man

DOG COMMENTARY:    Two of the legends of comedy….Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi….who hailed from the famous 2nd City Comedy in Chicago, IL….were big-time lovers of soul and rhythm + blues….as a result of being part of the entertainment scene in The Windy City….when they formed a musical group called The Blues Brothers….who became instant successes…

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NCAA Football – 1984 – Special – KVUE Ch 24 Ausins Tribute To Texas Longhorns Football Season

DOG ASIDE:    KVUE Channel 24 Austin has always been a huge supporter of University of Texas sports….especially football….as they always produced special programs that served as evidence of their support….and this review and highlights of the 1984 Longhorn season serves as a perfect example of their support.  The 1984 Texas Longhorns were ranked #…

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NCAAM Basketball – 1987 – CBS Special – Road To The Final Four

DOG ASIDE:  The 1987 Final Four is a very special event to those of us at ImaSportsphile….for our Bone Daddy…the original Sportsphile who was responsible for recording our entire vintage library way back in the day….attended this final four at Reunion Arena….which turned out to be a very eventful tournament in Dallas, TX.  The four…

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NFL – 1988 – NFC Championship – Minnesota Vikings Vs Washington Redskins – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:     In the third quarter, Redskins linebacker Mel Kaufman picked off a pass that had been deflected by Butz….which turned out to be the only turnover of the game….and returned it 10 yards to the Minnesota 17-yard line to set up Haji-Sheikh’s 28-yard field goal to send the score to 10 – 7 in favor…

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Boxing – 1985 – WBC Super Featherweight Title – Julio Cesar Chavez VS Dwight Pratchett – Rnds 4 – 12

DOG COMMENTARY:    I have said this often….and I use this video to serve as evidence to my opinion that although Julio Cezar Chavez is considered on many boxing pundits lists of greatest of all time….I think he was a really great boxer who didn’t fight enough really great boxers during his time in the…

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