Music – 1985 – West Point Academy Cadets Glee Club – Star Spangled Banner – At The NBA All Star Game

The United States Military Academy (USMA)….which is also known as West Point Academy or simply The Point….is a four-year federal service academy in West Point, New York…..as it was originally established as a fort that sits on strategic high ground overlooking the Hudson River with a scenic view 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City…..and is the oldest of the five American service academies….whereas, the…

TV Ads – 1986 – WTBS Promo For The NBA – With NBA Highlights Put To Music Let’s Go To The Hoops

The Superstation Network, WTBS, was a major carrier of NBA games throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s with sportscasters Marv Albert and Hubie Brown behind the mikes…..so, the network would always come up with really good promotions for their NBA package of products….and the promo seen in this video herewith is one of our favorites here…

Music – 1988 – Blues Brothers Imitators – I Need You – During Timeout At The 38th NBA All Star Game

We don’t know about you….but just between you and the fence post….we much prefer a timeout at an NBA game like the one seen in this video herewith…..where Blues Brothers imitators perform the song “I Need You”….since we have a goodly number of Blues Brothers music videos already posted in our library….we can honestly say that these guys are pretty…

Music – 1988 – So Hot Together – The NBA It Is FANtastic!!! – TV Ad To Promote The NBA

One of the wonderful aspects of ImaSportsphile is the fact that our Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, took “hours on end” to breakdown his entire 2300 hours of vintage videos to there smallest common denominator….which in the case of this video seen herewith was 30 seconds…..and we are glad that he did….cuz we end up…

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…

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…

CBS Sports roving reporter for the 1987 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers verses the Boston Celtics was Pat O’Brien….who worked the crowds around the arena and the fans in the stands…..doing special commentary and personal interviews….as he did in this video seen herewith….when O’Brien interviews golf’s Great White Shark.….who turns out to be a…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Special – NBCs Bill Macatee Reviews The 1987 Tour de France

We are very fortunate to have so many NBC, CBS, ABC, ESPN, et al network videos that basically are a collection of highlights and short stories about various sports high points during that year…..which provided highlights of many of the key moments in sports during any given year…..a compilation of “magic memory moments” in a wide…

Basketball – 1978 – NBC Special – NBA Year In Review With Highlights Washington Bullets Championship

The 1977–78 NBA season was the team’s 17th season in the NBA….along with their 5th season in the city of Washington, D.C…..which would prove to be their most successful season in history of the franchise…..as they would win their first and only NBA championship as of 2019…..when in the NBA Finals, they defeated the Seattle SuperSonics in seven games. The Bullets…