Figure Skating – 1986 – World Championships – Men Free Skate Finals – USA Brian Boitano

Brian Boitano is an American figure skater from Sunnyvale, California…..who is the 1988 Seoul Olympic champion gold medal winner… the 1986 and 1988 World Champion winner….and the 1985–1988 U.S. National Champion. He turned professional following the 1988 season….and he returned to competition in 1993….while competing at the 1994 Winter Olympics….where he placed sixth.  This final free skate by USA Brian Boitano in this video…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quaterbacks – Cleveland Browns Otto Graham – With John Facenda

Otto Graham was an American football quarterback….who played for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and National Football League (NFL)….as Graham is regarded by critics as one of the most dominant players of his era….having taken the Browns to league championship games every year between 1946 and 1955….while winning seven of them….for with Graham at quarterback….the Browns posted a record…

NFL – 1973 – Worst Plays Ever – Dolphins PK Garo Yepremian Pass After Blocked Extra Point Vs Redskin

Garo Yepremian was an American football placekicker in the NFL for the Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers….during a career that spanned from 1966 to 1981….wherein his career he was successful on 210 of 313 field goals….and 444 of 464 extra points for a total of 1,074 points…..after he led the league in field-goal accuracy three times. Despite all of Yepremian’s success…..many fans…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Running Back – With Gayle Sayers + O J Simpson + Jim Brown

When it comes to the greatest NFL running backs to ever play the game…..Chicago Bears Gayle Sayers….Cleveland Browns Jim Brown….and Buffalo Bills O J Simpson…..will surely show up on most NFL fan’s list…..as they are featured by John Facenda on this NFL Films Best Ever Running Backs series. So, any way you cut the pie….we…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Vikings Fran Tarkenton – With John Facenda

Fran Tarkenton is an American former football player….who was a NFL starting quarterback for 18 seasons….while spending the majority of his career with the Minnesota Vikings…..which spanned thirteen non-consecutive seasons….after playing with the team for six seasons from 1961 to 1966….then for seven seasons from 1972 to 1978….while In between his years in Minnesota was a member of the New York Giants for…

NFL – 1980 – Worst Plays Ever – Steelers TE Dave Smith Running For A TD With No Defender In Sight

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Dave Smith is on his was to scoring a wide open touchdown…..as he fumbles the ball just feet away from a touchdown….and then slips in the end zone while attempting to recover his fumble….so, any way you cut the pie…..this is simply one of the worst plays that can be made on…

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. 

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…

NFL – 1983 – Special – O J Simpson Showcases 8 Most Remarkable Plays Of The Decade Both Good & Bad

In this video seen herewith…..O J Simpson provides a wonderful showcase of the eight most remarkable plays…..both good plays and bad plays….from the decade of the 1980’s…..and we are quite sure that our viewers will remember dang near all eight…..which makes this video another “nugget of gold” in our treasure chest of vintage memories here at ImaSportsphile….and…