NFL – 1974 – Greatest Plays Ever – Raiders QB Stabler Flips To Clarence Davis With Last Second TD

There are NFL “Hail Mary” passes…..and there are Football’s “Fantastic Flips”…..and there are “Last Second Passes” that score the winning touchdown…..but there are really none more dramatic that this last play of the game Hail Mary….Fantastic Flips….Last Second Passes from Raider’s QB Ken Stabler to RB Clarence Davis….which gave Oakland a 28 – 26 victory over the Miami Dolphins. 

Music – 1978 – Roy Clark + Gatemouth Brown – One O’Clock Jump – Performed Live At Austin City Limits

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown was an American musician from Louisiana and Texas….who was known for his work as a blues musician….as well as other styles of music…..while he spent his career fighting purism by synthesizing old blues, country, jazz, Cajun music and R&B styles….which also includes rock and roll, rock music, folk music, electric blues, and Texas blues. He was an acclaimed multi-instrumentalist….who played an array of musical instruments including the guitar, fiddle, mandolin, viola, harmonica and drums….when…

Music – 1942 – Bing Crosby + Dorothy Lamour + Bob Hope – Moonlight Becomes You – In Road To Morocco

“Moonlight Becomes You“ is a popular song….which was composed by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Johnny Burke….while the song was written for the Paramount Pictures release Road to Morocco in 1942….and published in connection with the film.  The song has been recorded many times….thus becoming a standard….but the recording by Bing Crosby on June 12, 1942 is the best known…..as it topped the Billboard charts in 1942….while spending a…

Boxing – 1982 – Larry Merchant Interviews Aaron Pryor After Retaining Title Against Alexis Arguello

Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor simply destroyed one of the greatest featherweight boxers of all time…..when he KO’d Alexis Arguello in the 10th round of their 2nd fight at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas….as it is our opinion here at ImaSportsphile that Aaron Pryor was the greatest Light Welterwt Champion of all time….who has been forgotten by fight…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Cowboys Roger Staubach – With John Facenda

Roger Staubach was nicknamed “Roger the Dodger“, “Captain America” and “Captain Comeback”…. and is an American former football quarterback in the NFL…for the Dallas Cowboys…..who attended the U.S. Naval Academy….where he won the 1963 Heisman Trophy….and after graduation he served in the U.S. Navy….including a tour of duty in Vietnam…..after which he joined the Dallas Cowboys  in 1969….and played with the club during all 11 seasons of his…

NFL – 1966 – Curt Gowdy Remembers NBC And CBS Both Covering Super Bowl 1 With Packers Vs Chiefs

If there ever was a “wanna be professional athlete”….it was renowned sports journalist and author, George Plimpton…..who was by our estimation probably a Sportsphile too….for he was a decent athlete at more than a handful of sports….but not good enough to get any where near the professional ranks in any of the sports he was capable…

Boxing – 1982- Dr Ferdie Pacheco Interviews Referee Tony Perez On Why He Didnt Stop Qawi Vs Martin Fite In 1st Round

Tony Perez is considered one of the great boxing referees of all time…..as his career began in 1968. He was the third man in the ring for Frazier VS Ellis….Ali vs Frazier….Ali vs Wepner….Ali vs Quarry….Mancini vs Arguello and so many more title fights…..like the one between Ray Martin vs. Dwight Muhammad Qawi title fight…

Music – 1952 – Bob Hope + Jane Russell + Roy Rodgers – Buttons And Bows – From Movie The Paleface

“Buttons and Bows” was a popular song published in 1947….with music written by Jay Livingston and lyrics by Ray Evans….which was written for and appeared in the Bob Hope and Jane Russell movie, The Paleface…. and won the Academy Award for Best Original Song   It was a vocal selection on many radio programs in late 1948…..which was reprised in the sequel, Son of Paleface, by Roy Rogers, Jane Russell…

Music – 1979 – Hoyt Axton – Joy To The World – Sung Live At Austin City Limits

“Joy to the World“ is a song written by Hoyt Axton….and made famous by the band Three Dog Night….so, this is obviously not the Christmas Hymn Joy To The World….as this song is also popularly known by its opening lyric, “Jeremiah was a bullfrog.“  Three Dog Night originally released the song on their fourth studio album, Naturally, in November 1970….and subsequently…