MLB – 1986 – NBC Sports Special – World Series 1903 To 1985 – Pictorial Collage Of The World Series

Every now and then….an absolutely incredible video rolls up to be posted….one of those that is riveting and totally enjoyable to watch….and this video seen herewith is one of those times….as NBC Sports provides this rare treasure via host Bob Costas prior to Game 4 of the 1986 MLB World Series between the Boston Red…

Music – July 4th 1986 – Johnny Cash – That Ragged Old Flag – The Story Of The Stars And Stripes

Any way you cut the pie…..the video seen herewith is truly rare by any means…..as legendary country singer Johnny Cash performs the poem he wrote titled “That Old Rugged Flag” at the July 4, 1986 Lady Liberty Celebration in New York Harbor…..which is something that every “Red White and Blue American”  will simply love….for the words…

Music – 1989 – Pow Pow Pow I Am Going To Win – Career Highlights Of Boxing Champ Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield is an American former professional boxer….who competed from 1984 to 2011…..as he hailed as the undisputed champion at cruiserweight in the late 1980’s…..then at heavyweight in the early 1990’s….and remains the only boxer in history to win the undisputed championship in two weight classes. Nicknamed “The Real Deal”…..Holyfield is also the only four-time world heavyweight champion….after having held the unified WBA, WBC and IBF titles from 1990…

Music – 1987 – Whitney Houston – The Greatest Love Of All – Put To Career Highlights Of Dr J

“The Greatest Love of All“ is a song written by Michael Masser…..who composed the music….while  Linda Creed wrote the lyrics…..which was originally recorded in 1977 by George Benson…..who made the song a substantial hit by peaking at # 2 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart that year….which was the first R&B chart top-ten hit for Arista Records. The song was written…

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…

Music – 1986 – John Cougar Mellencamp – Aint That America – Sung To Highlights Of Super Bowls Past

John Mellencamp, previously known as Johnny Cougar, John Cougar and John Cougar Mellencamp (seen in this video herewith) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, painter and actor….who is known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock….which emphasizes traditional instrumentation. Mellencamp rose to fame in the decade of the 1980’s….while “honing an almost startlingly plainspoken writing style” that, starting in 1982, yielded a…

Comedy – 1985 – Not Necessarily The News – Reagan + Kissinger + Gorbachev + The Pope Put To Music

After posting over 5,300 videos here at ImaSportsphile…..we consider ourselves “the creme de la cream” when it comes to rare pieces of video…..so, when we say that a video is a true treasure…..it is a rare treasure!!…..which is what you got in this video seen herewith….for this Not Necessarily The News piece is beyond classic…..cuz in 1 minute, it…

Music – 1984 – All American Olympic Band – Star Spangled Banner – USA Valerie Briscoe Hooks Gold Medal Ceremony Women 400m

Valerie Brisco-Hooks was an Olympic track and field athlete at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….where  she became only the 2nd American woman, after Wilma Rudolph, to win three gold medals in track….and becoming the first Olympian (female or male) to win gold medals in both the 200- and 400-meter races at a single Olympics. Our Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, was at…