Basketball – 1978 – NBC Special – NBA Year In Review With Highlights Washington Bullets Championship

The 1977–78 NBA season was the team’s 17th season in the NBA….along with their 5th season in the city of Washington, D.C…..which would prove to be their most successful season in history of the franchise…..as they would win their first and only NBA championship as of 2019…..when in the NBA Finals, they defeated the Seattle SuperSonics in seven games. The Bullets…

Body Building – 1986 – I F B B Ms Olympia Championship – Featuring Diana Dennis – With Bruce Jenner

Diana Dennis is a former professional female bodybuilder from the United States…..who began competing in local contests in 1981…..with her earliest success being in mixed pairs competition with partner Kevin Lawrence….as they won several titles including the 1985 IFBB World Amateur competition….a year before her first Ms. Olympia competition as seen in this video herewith….when Dennis earned her pro card by winning the…

Cycling – 1985 – CBS Sports Almanac – Hilites Paris-Roubaix Race – With Bernard Hinauld + Greg LeMond

The Paris–Roubaix is a one-day professional men’s bicycle road race in northern France….which starts north of Paris and finishes 166 miles up the road in Roubaix, at the border with Belgium.  It is one of cycling’s oldest races….and is one of the ‘Monuments‘ or classics of the European cycling calendar…. which contributes points towards the UCI World Ranking…..with the most recent race was held on April 14,…

Body Building – 1978 – US Womens Championships – Marjo Selin

Marjo Selin is a former professional body building competitors……who has won numerous titles including the National Championship in her native Finland and the European Championship…..while also winning  the bronze medal at the Women’s Pro World Championship in Nice, France….while competing in 8 consecutive Ms. Olympia contests from 1981 to 1989…..and placing in the Top Six…

Basketball – 1984 – S I Sportsman Of The Year Show – Candidates From Basketball – With Jerry Lucas

Since its inception in 1954….Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsman of the Year Award to “the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement” ….whereby both Americans and non-Americans are eligible….athough in the past the vast majority of winners have been from the United States. Both men and women have won…

Auto Racing – 1979 – Michigan 125 – Highlights Al Unser Sr Coasts To Pits As Gordon Johncock Leads

In 1972, Roger Penske purchased the speedway for an estimated $2 million….when during Penske’s ownership the track was upgraded several times from the original capacity to 125,000 seating capacity. and from 1996 to 2000….the track was referred to as Michigan Speedway. This was to keep consistency with other tracks owned by Roger Penske’s Motorsports International before its merger with International Speedway…