Music – 1987 – Liza Minnelli – New York New York – Put To Highlights Super Bowl XXI After NY Giants Win The Title

“New York, New York“ is the theme song from the Martin Scorsese film New York, New York in 1977….which was composed by John Kander….with lyrics by Fred Ebb….which was written for and performed in the film by Liza Minnelli…..as it remains still today in 2020, one of the best-known songs about New York City…..when in an A&E Biography, composers Kander and Ebb stated on the episode about Liza…

Music – 1987 – Texas A&M Marching Band – The Spirit Of Aggieland + The Aggie Yell – 51st Cotton Bowl

“The Spirit of Aggieland” is the alma mater of the Texas A&M University…..which was originally written as a poem by Marvin H. Mimms….while he was a student at Texas A&M…..when Richard J. Dunn, the director of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band at the time, composed the music.  Students, faculty, and former students of the A&M sing the song at Aggie…

NCAAF – 1987 – CBS Sports Special – Highlights Of The 1986 NCAA College Football Season

The 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with Penn State winning the national championship. Coached by Joe Paterno, they defeated Miami (Fl) 14–10 in the Fiesta Bowl….as this Fiesta Bowl was the first in the game’s history to decide the national championship…which launched it into the top tier of bowls games….as Miami came into the game ranked # 1 in the country….and Penn State…

Music – 1986 – This Is The Moment – Sung To Highlights Of The 1986 NCAA Football Season

“This is the Moment” is a song by Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse….which is a major song in the Broadway musical Jekyll & Hyde…..whereas actors from the Broadway production like Robert Cuccioli, and David Hasselhoff sing it in the key of E…..as the song is sung by Jekyll before he tests his formula on himself. In stage performances, the set typically transitions at this point between Jekyll’s living…

Gymnastics – 1985 – American Cup Championships – Winners Interviews – Tim Daggett + Mary Lou Retton

Whenever a video rolls up for posting on our site that includes athletes or entertainers that our Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, has seen in live performances….those videos become “near and dear” to us at ImaSportsphile…..and BD saw both of these American Olympic gymnastics gold medalists….Tim Daggett and Mary Lou Retton…. in the process of winning…

Golf – 1987 – PGA Special – Jack Nicklaus Delivers Message Regarding Sportsmanship On The PGA Tour

In this video seen herewith….legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus expounds on the virtues of sportsmanship displayed by the players on the PGA Tour.  Sportsmanship is an aspiration or ethos that a sport or activity will be enjoyed for its own sake. This is with proper consideration for fairness, ethics, respect and a sense of fellowship with one’s competitors. A “sore loser” refers to one who does…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Vin Scully Interviews Arnold Palmer – On What It Is Like Playing At 57 Yrs Old

On November 17, 1954, Arnold Palmer announced his intentions to turn pro by saying….“What other people find in poetry, I find in the flight of a good drive.”  Palmer’s first tour win came during his 1955 rookie season….when he won the Canadian Open and earned $2,400 for his efforts….then he raised his game status for the next…

Golf – 1987 – Los Angeles Open – CBS Pat Summerall Updates 3rd Round Action With T C Chen In Lead

During this 1987 CBS Sports Saturday update of the 3rd round of the PGA Los Angeles Open Tournament ….Pat Summerall provides an overview of the leaderboard with T C Chen leading Rick Fehr by three strokes….while leading Ben Crenshaw by four…..and Seve Ballesteros by five. The overview of the leaderboard is followed by highlights of…

CBS Sports roving reporter for the 1987 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers verses the Boston Celtics was Pat O’Brien….who worked the crowds around the arena and the fans in the stands…..doing special commentary and personal interviews….as he did in this video seen herewith….when O’Brien interviews golf’s Great White Shark.….who turns out to be a…