L E’s Stories – “Tennis’ Master Shot Maker And Major Court Anarchist” – The Story And Legend Of John McEnroe

From 1977 to 1984, John McEnroe roamed the tennis courts of the professional tennis tour….when he exhibited masterful shot making artistry and volleying skills…..while constantly making a name as the sports’ biggest anarchist…..as a result of his confrontational on-court behavior that frequently landed him in trouble with umpires and tennis authorities.  McEnroe attained the No. 1…

TV Ads – 1982 – USA Network Promo Of Upcoming Events In Sports + Music + Night Flight Music Credits

USA Network is currently an American pay television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBC Universal, a subsidiary of Comcast…..which was originally launched in 1977 as Madison Square Garden Sports Network….while being one of the first national sports cable television channels….then it was relaunched as USA Network in 1980.  Once a minor player in basic-tier pay television….which has steadily…

Music – 1974 – Frank Sinatra – My Way – With Career Highlights Of Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors

 “My Way“ is a song popularized in 1969 by Frank Sinatra…..while Its lyrics were written by Paul Anka….and set to the music of the French song “Comme d’habitude”….which was co-composed and co-written with Jacques Revaux….and performed in 1967 by Claude François….while Anka’s English lyrics are unrelated to the original French song. The song was a success for a variety…

TV Ads – 1983 – Lee Trevino For Toyota Trucks + Jimmy Connors For Paine Webber + Toyota Camry

DOG ASIDE:  These 1983 television ads feature two of our favorite “mavericks in sports” here at ImaSportsphile…..golfer Lee Trevino and tennis player Jimmy Connors….both of which are legends in their sport….as Trevino is an icon for Mexican Americans….who is often referred to as “The Merry Mex” and “Supermex” due to his perchance to have fun while excelling at his sport….as both…