Boxing – 1975 – Special News Conference With Muhammad Ali + Smokin’ Joe Frazier + Promoter Don King Prior The Killa And Thrilla And Chilla When I Get That Gorilla In Manila

If you have followed any of our Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali posts here at ImaSportsphile…..then you know that Ali is Bone Daddy’s favorite athlete of all time…..and that says a lot when you consider that he literally loved Mickey Mantle, Bill Russell, Eric Heiden, Edwin Moses and Jim Brown….but it didn’t start out that…

NFL – 1965 To 1977 – Special – Bob Costas Showcases Career QB Joe Namath – A Celebration Of Sports

Joe Namath was born and raised in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (30 miles (50 km) northwest of Pittsburgh)….and grew up in its Lower End neighborhood as the son of Catholic parents, Rose and John Andrew Namath, a steelworker….as his parents were of Hungarian descent….when his Hungarian-born grandfather, Andrew Németh, known as “A.J.” to his family and friends, came to Ellis Island on the…

NFL – 1978 – NFL Films – Super Bowl XII – Dallas Cowboys Vs Denver Broncos – With John Facenda

Super Bowl XII was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Dallas Cowboys and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Denver Broncos to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1977 season. The Cowboys defeated the Broncos 27–10 to win their second Super Bowl…..as te game was played on January 15, 1978, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisana…..which was the first Super Bowl played…

Music – 1987 – Phil Collins – Interview + Introduction To His 1987 Live Concert

The many musical talents of Phil Collins were overshadowed by the talents of Peter Gabriel during his lengthy tenure with the band Genesis….but any time there are two really great talents in any band…. kinda like Lennon & McCartney, Jagger & Richards, Daltry & Townsend, Plant & Page, Henley & Frey, Robertson & Helm, Nicks & Fleetwood…

Music – 1982 – Aerosmith – Dream On + Walk This Way – Performed On USA Network Boston Rocks Special

Aerosmith is an American rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1970…..as the group consists of Steven Tyler (vocals, keyboards), Joe Perry (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass), Joey Kramer (drums) and Brad Whitford (guitar)…..as their style was rooted in blues-based hard rock….and has come to also incorporate elements of pop rock, heavy metal and rhythm and blues….which has inspired many subsequent rock artists…..who are sometimes referred to as “the Bad Boys from Boston” ….as well as “America’s Greatest Rock and…

Music – 1982 – Rock N Roll Photography – With Photographers Lisa Law + Baron Wolman

Lisa Law is an American photographer and filmmaker….who is best known for her photographic chronicles of the counterculture era and rock n roll…..as Law is also the author of the book and documentary film Flashing on the Sixties. Law’s career as a photographer began in the early sixties….when she landed a job as an assistant to the manager of the Kingston Trio, Frank Werber….who…

Music – 1982 – The Neighborhoods – Just Ask Her – Sung During USA Network Boston Rocks Special

The Neighborhoods are a Boston rock band formed in 1978…..who earned local fame by playing regularly at Boston venues such as The Rat….while winning the WBCN Rock ‘n’ Roll Rumble in 1979….after beating out La Peste, Mission of Burma and others…..as their 1980 debut single, “Prettiest Girl”, was a local hit. The band broke up for a short time between 1980-1981….but reformed in 1982 with bassist Lee…

Music – 1983 – Special – Dick Clark Provides Highlights And A Tribute To MoTown On 25th Anniversary

Dick Clark (November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012) was an American radio and television personality, television producer and film actor….as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1988….who also hosted the game show Pyramid and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve….which transmitted Times Square’s New Year’s Eve celebrations….as Clark was well known for his trademark sign-off….“For…

Gymnastics – 1980 – Exhibition In NYC – Jim McKay Interviews 19 Yr Old ROM Nadia Comaneci On Future

Jim McKay was an American television sports journalist…..who is best known for hosting ABC’s Wide World of Sports from 1961 to 1998…..where his introduction for that program has passed into American pop culture….in which viewers were reminded of the show’s mission of “Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sports”….along with what lay ahead in “the thrill of victory and the…