Boxing – 1981 – Brent Musburger Profiles Life & Career Of WBA Bantamwt Champion Jeff Chandler

“Joltin’” Jeff Chandler is a former professional boxer…..who reigned as the Lineal and WBA world Bantamweight Champion from November 1980 to April 1984….as the 5’7″ tall Philadelphian began his professional career with a four-round draw in 1976 after only two amateur bouts….then he began a four-year string of victories culminating in a challenge for the world’s lineal and WBA 118-pound…

Boxing – 1978 – Frank Gifford Interviews Muhammad Ali Regarding Larry Holmes Vs Ken Norton Outcome

When you watch this video of the 1978 interview of Muhammad Ali by ABC’s Frank Gifford…..which took place after the incredible split decision fight between Champ Larry Holmes against challenger Ken Norton….you can already see the decay in his mind and his eyes….as he was already in the throws of pre-parkinson’s….as the bright eyes and…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian – Team 3 Day Event Show Jump – GBR Ian Stark On Oxford Blue

Ian Stark, OBE is a retired Scottish equestrian….who competed in the sport of eventing…..after beginning to ride horses at the age of 10…..and won a silver medal for eventing in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games….as seen in this video herewith riding Oxford Blue….and then again two more silver medals in team and individual eventing at the 1988 Seoul Games….while capping off…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian 3 Day Event Show Jump – FRA Pascal Morvillers + Gulliver B

Every now and then, we here at ImaSportsphile run across an Olympic competitor that we cannot find any research material on…..and FRA Pascal Morvillers on Gulliver B….who were participating in the 1984 L A Games equestrian team 3 day eventing competition….is one of those competitors… cuz we could find anything about these two.

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Special – Judd Rose Showcases The Souvenirs & The Vendors Of L A Games

This video brings back a lot of memories to our Bone Daddy here at ImaSportsphile….cuz he and his two Olympic sojourners spent a great deal of time and money at souvenir stands all over the 1984 Los Angeles Games….where they set an Olympic fan record by seeing a live event in every sports discipline gold…

Boxing – 1978 – Howard Cosell PostFight Interview With Ken Norton After Losing Title To Larry Holmes

Ken Norton Sr. was an American professional boxer who competed from 1967 to 1981….and held the WBC heavyweight title in 1978…..who is best known for his trilogy with Muhammad Ali….in which Norton won the first fight by split decision….and lost the latter two fights by split and unanimous decision, respectively…..as Norton also fought a slugfest with Larry Holmes in 1978….after narrowly losing a split decision…..with the…

Boxing – 1964 – Cassius Clay Muhammad Ali Puts On A Show At Announcement Of Sonny Liston Title Fight

There is nobody who ever entered the boxing ring….that could sell a fight like Cassius Marcellus Clay / Muhammad Ali…..as The Greatest carried this nickname because he was not only the greatest to enter the ring…..but also the greatest in front of a mike before or after a fight….as well as the greatest showman inside and outside…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian – Team 3 Day Event Show Jump – USA Mike Plumb On Blue Stone

Mike Plumb is an American equestrian and Olympic champion who competes in the sport of three-day eventing…..who holds the title of the US Olympic competitor who has competed in the greatest number of Olympics (5)….while winning two team gold medals….three team silvers….and one individual silver.  In the 1984 Los Angeles Games, Mike Plumb and horse Blue Stone were a…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Cycling Mens 1000m Sprint Finals Heat 2 – USA Mark Gorski Vs USA Nelson Vails

As speed skating legend and professional cyclist Eric Heiden and sportscaster Jay Randolph call this 2nd heat of the men’s 1000m sprint finals between the two Americans…..Mark Gorski and Nelson Vails….they both speculate on what Vails needs to do to beat his teammate…..but, the simple fact was that Gorski was simply a better sprinter than…