Animation – 1986 – NBC Sports Super Bowl XX Bears Vs Patriots Special Pause For Intermission

In all my years of being a Sportsphile, I do not believe I have ever seen an intermission in a major broadcast of a sporting event….that is until NBC Sports…..while covering Super Bowl XX between the Chicago Bears vs. New England Pats…..and then, there it was….an intermission…..and not just any ole intermission….but rather an animated…

NBA – 1986 – NBA Finals Game 3 Celtics Vs Rockets Halftime Show With Brent Musburger + George Mikan

Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics verses the Houston Rockets took place at The Summit in Houston, Texas on June 1, 1986 before 16,015 fans….with a 3:30 pm tipoff….as covered by CBS Sports in a game that would be won by the Rockets in a score of 106 – 104….as Rockets “Twin Tower” Ralph Sampson…

Boxing – 1985- 10 Round Heavyweight Bout – James Broad Vs Tim Witherspoon – With Don Chevrier

Tim Witherspoon (born December 27, 1957) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1979 to 2003. He was a two-time world heavyweight champion, having held the WBC title in 1984, and the WBA title in 1986. Witherspoon also worked as a regular sparring partner for Muhammad Ali.   On May 20, 1983, Witherspoon would have his first attempt at earning a world title by taking on…

Animation – 1986 – NBC Sports Super Bowl XX Pause For Intermission And Time To Visit The Snack Bar

DOG ASIDE: This Super Bowl XX animated intermission showcasing the various treats available at “the refreshment stand” is a throwback to the animated intermissions seen at the movies in the 1950’s and 1960’s…,,while featuring hot buttered popcorn, soft drinks, hot dogs, ice cream sandwiches and cups of various flavors.  This animated intermission is just another “nugget of gold” in our…