Music – 1986 – Unknown Singer – Look For Champions – A CBS Sports TV Events Promo

CBS Sports is the sports division of the American television network CBS…..with Its headquarters being in the CBS Building on West 52nd Street in midtown Manhattan, New York City….while having programs produced out of Studio 43 at the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th Street.  Its premier sports properties are professional basketball including BIG3 and the WNBA, NFL, Southeastern Conference (SEC) football, NCAA basketball….which includes telecasts of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament),…

Music – 1986 – Steven Frumholz – Explore Texas – Ad Campaign For Visiting Texas As A Tourist

Austin, Tx has had the reputation of being a “Laid Back” kinda place since back when Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile went to school at The University of Texas….and became a “burnt Orange” in his blood kinda person….for as BD puts it….the University of Texas campus already had lots “hippies” around town and around campus….when he got there in 1965…..and “hippies” loved…

TV Ads – 1986 – WTBS Promo For The NBA – With NBA Highlights Put To Music Let’s Go To The Hoops

The Superstation Network, WTBS, was a major carrier of NBA games throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s with sportscasters Marv Albert and Hubie Brown behind the mikes…..so, the network would always come up with really good promotions for their NBA package of products….and the promo seen in this video herewith is one of our favorites here…

Music – 1988 – So Hot Together – The NBA It Is FANtastic!!! – TV Ad To Promote The NBA

One of the wonderful aspects of ImaSportsphile is the fact that our Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, took “hours on end” to breakdown his entire 2300 hours of vintage videos to there smallest common denominator….which in the case of this video seen herewith was 30 seconds…..and we are glad that he did….cuz we end up…

Music – 1987 – I Read It Everyday – Jane Byrne +Charles Schwab + Willard Scott + Sey Hey + The Mick

As seen in this video herewith….this little jingle “I read it everyday”…..while being sung by celebrities like Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne having her morning cup of coffee with her USA Today newspaper….followed  by young famous investment broker Charles Schwab…..then comes the Today Show national weatherman Willard Scott…..who just happened to be the first Ronald McDonald ever….as he was…

TV Ads – 1982 – USA Network Promo Of Upcoming Events In Sports + Music + Night Flight Music Credits

USA Network is currently an American pay television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBC Universal, a subsidiary of Comcast…..which was originally launched in 1977 as Madison Square Garden Sports Network….while being one of the first national sports cable television channels….then it was relaunched as USA Network in 1980.  Once a minor player in basic-tier pay television….which has steadily…

Golf – 1987 – Special Feature – Arnold Palmer Speaks In Behalf Of The US Golf Association Of America

The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States’ national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities….along with the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico…..who together with The R&A…..as the USGA produces and interprets the rules of golf. The USGA also provides a national handicap system for golfers….conducts 14 national championships including the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open….and tests golf equipment for conformity with regulations.…

Golf – 1985 – Mazda Champions Tournament – Special Promotion With Arnold Palmer + Nancy Lopez

Every now and then, we get a video to post that we really don’t know what to write about….and this video seen herewith was one of those…..but after watching it five times while trying to find a point of reference worthy of commenting on….we finally found it…. albeit is a bit obtuse…..but we welcome any…

TV Ads – 1979 – Yellow Rose Gentlemen Club ATX + Nissan Cars + KTVV Ch 36 Austin + NBC Promo Dallas

Our Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, went made Olympic fan history at the 1984 Los Angeles Games …..when he and his two friends attended a live event in EVERY sport (26) that was competed at the L A Games, which is a fan record that can never be broken…..and can ONLY be tied.  One of…