Gymnastics – 1986 – Wide World Of Sports 25th Anniversary Special – Tribute To USA Mary Lou Retton

Mary Lou Retton is a retired American gymnast…..who won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games….as well as two silver medals….and two bronze medals…..when her performance made her one of the most popular athletes in the United States.    Retton’s routine on the uneven bars included a move that came…

Gymnastics – 1980 – Exhibition In NYC Highlights Of Peter Kormann + Nadia Comaneci + Kurt Thomas

ABC Wide World of Sports host Jim McKay provides coverage of the New York City gymnastics exhibition at Madison Square Garden in 1980 in this video herewith….as McKay provides highlights of USA Peter Kormann in the floor exercise…..which is the discipline that garnered him an Olympic bronze medal at the 1976 Montreal Olympics…..when Kormann won the 1st…

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…

Gymnastics – 1985 – 35th NBA All Star Game Special – Pat OBrien Interview With USA Mary Lou Retton

Pat O’Brien is an American author and radio host….who is best known for his work as a sportscaster with  CBS Sports from 1981 to 1997….as well as his work as the anchor and host of Access Hollywood from 1997 to 2004….and The Insider from 2004 to 2008.  O’Brien covered six Olympic Games….with two being for CBS in 1992 and 1994…..and four for NBC in 2000, 2002, 2004…

Gymnastics – 1985 – American Cup Championships – Womens Floor Exercise – USA Mary Lou Retton

Mary Lou Retton is a retired American gymnast…..who won the gold medal in the individual all-around competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals….. when her performance made her one of the most popular athletes in the United States.  Retton was inspired by watching Nadia Comăneci outshine defending Olympic two-event winner Olga Korbut on…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Vin Scully Interviews Lee Trevino On Whether This Golf Course Is Too Hard

In this video herewith…..NBC’s Vin Scully, host for the 1987 PGA Skins Game featuring Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Fuzzy Zoeller and Lee Trevino…..provides the viewers with an insightful interview with The Supermex himself, Lee Trevino….as to whether this golf course at PGA Stadium West was too difficult of a course to play a skins match….to which Trevino…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Peter Jacobsen Interviews Palmer + NIcklaus + Trevino + Zoeller B4 Back 9

The video interview by NBC’s Peter Jacobsen of the 1987 PGA Skins Game participants Lee Trevino, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Fuzzy Zoeller takes place on the 2nd day of competition on the back nine…..as the celebrated foursome ready themselves for play at hole # 10.  This particular interview is quite enjoyable….especially when Jacobsen asks…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – NBC’s Bob Goalby Interviews Arnold Palmer After Winning $25K Skin On 8th Hole

Golf legend Arnold Palmer won a $25,000 skin on the 8th hole of competition of the front nine of the 1987 Skins Game competition….which meant that The King was not going to be “skunked” on the opening day of the event.  So, going into the final hole of the front nine competition at the 1987 Skins Game….Fuzzy Zoeller…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Lee Trevino Holes Out 2nd Shot On 3rd Hole To Win $55K Skin + Interview

Golfer Lee Trevino….known as Supermex around most of Texas….was one of the most engaging golfers ….and one of the best shot-makers to ever grace the PGA Tour….for he had an infectious personality that attracted fans like “catnip draws cats”…..as he supercharged them with “fun and frolicking” every time they followed him around the course….for he was truly a…