Gymnastics – 1979 – Womens World Championships – With Rumania Nadie Comaneci In The Vault

Nadia Comăneci’s achievements are pictured in the entrance area of Madison Square Garden in Manhattan….where she is shown presenting her perfect beam exercise at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. Comăneci was the first Romanian gymnast to win the Olympic all-around title….as she also holds the record for being the youngest Olympic gymnastics all-around champion ever….and while…

Music – 1987 – Huey Lewis And The News – Star Spangled Banner – At World Series Gme 3 Twins Vs Cards

Huey Lewis and the News is an American rock band based in San Francisco, California. They had a run of hit singles during the 1980’s and early 1990’s….and eventually achieving 19 top ten singles across the Billboard Hot 100….Adult Contemporary….and Mainstream Rock charts. Their most successful album, Sports, was released in 1983. The album, along with its videos being featured on MTV….which catapulted…

Music 1987 Sandi Patty The Star Spangled Banner At The Start Of The Indy 500

Sandi Patty (born July 12, 1956) is an American Christian music singer….who is known for her wide vocal range and expressive flexibility which has led music critics to dub her “The Voice”. Patty recorded her first album, For My Friends, an independent effort….which landed in the hands of executives at Singspiration! records…..where in 1979, she was signed and released…

Boxing – 1986 – Jim Lampley + Alex Wallau – In Studio Review Heavywt Title Fight – Tyson Vs Berbick

Trevor Berbick vs. Mike Tyson, billed as “Judgment Day“, was a professional boxing match contested on November 22, 1986 for the WBC Heavyweight Championship. In 1986, the three major boxing organizations….the World Boxing Council (WBC), the World Boxing Association (WBA) and the International Boxing Federation (IBF)….teamed with HBO to create a heavyweight championship tournament in an effort to crown the first…

Music – 1985 – Melba Moore – The Star Spangled Banner – Sung At World Series Game 2 Royals Vs Cards

Melba Moore (born October 29, 1945) is an American singer, actress, voice actress and entertainer. Moore is the daughter of saxophonist Teddy Hill and R&B singer Bonnie Davis. In 1975 Moore signed with Buddah Records….and released the critically successful R&B album, Peach Melba, which included the minor hit, “I Am His Lady”. The following year she scored her first significant hit with the Van McCoy-penned “This Is…

Music 1987 113th US Army Band From Ft Knox Kentucky The Star Spangled Banner With Jim McKay

In this video, the 113th Army Band from Ft. Knox, Kentucky plays the Star Spangled Banner at the 113th running of the Kentucky Derby…..as brought to you by ABC’s Jim McKay….which is a bit confusing to us here at ImaSportsphile.  The reason for our confusion is that we posted another video of the 112th running of the…

Boxing – 1987 – Mike Tyson + Michael Spinks + Jim Lampley Discuss Who Is The Real Heavywt Champion

This ABC in-studio “round table discussion” between ABC boxing analysts Jim Lampley and Alex Wallau and IBF Heavyweight champion Michael Spinks….along with WBC and WBA Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson….regarding who is the real heavyweight champion of the world….prior to Spinks and Tyson entering the ring to let their fists prove to the world who is the real…

Boxing – 1985 – 15 Rnd Wrld Middlewt Title – Thomas Hearns Vs Marvin Hagler – Best 3 Rnds In Boxing

During the mid-1980’s, ESPN began airing outstanding boxing matches through the history of the sports under the marquee heading of SuperBouts ….and one of their hand picked title fights was the April 15, 1985 undisputed world Middleweight championship between Thomas Hitman Hearns verses Marvelous Marvin Hagler.  This video brings back very special memories for us at ImaSportsphile….as our Bone Daddy, the…

Music – 1986 – US Fort Knox 100th Army Band – Star Spangled Banner – At The 112th Kentucky Derby

The Fort Knox 100th Army Band performing the Star Spangled Banner at the 112th Kentucky Derby brings back fond memories to out Bone Daddy….the original Sportsphile….as he was stationed as a Lieutenant in the US Army Transportation Corp….while attending Motor Officers School at Ft. Knox, Kentucky in early 1971….and as he puts it….”I marched in several drill…