Boxing – 1982 – NBCs Marv Albert Interview With Lt Heavywt Bobby Czyz After Losing To Mustafa Hamsho

In this 1982 interview by NBC’s Marv Albert of middleweight boxer Bobby Czyz after his 10 round loss to Mustafa Hamsho…..in which Czyz entered the ring with a record of 20 wins and no losses…..it is easy to see in Czyz’s voice and body language that he was extremely disappointed at losing the fight….and was…

Boxing – 1964 – Special – Cassius Clay Alias Muhammad Ali Goes Crazy At Weigh In With Sonny Liston

Cassius Clay’s outbursts reached their peak at the pre-fight weigh-in/physical the morning of the event…. when title fight weigh-ins, before this, had been predictable and boring…..but when The Louisville Lip  entered the room where the weigh-in would be held wearing a denim jacket with the words “Bear Huntin’” on the back and carrying an African walking…

Body Building – 1985 – I F B B Womens World Championship – Featuring Vera Bendel – With Bruce Jenner

Vera Bendel is a German bodybuilder and entrepreneur….who was the first German champion in women’s bodybuilding….and she was also the first German bodybuilder to become a professional in the sport.  In November 1979 she opened her gym in Hanau-Steinheim together with her husband Willi Bendel….where  Ralf Moeller and Kurt Felix also trained…..when in the spring…

Body Building – 1985 – Bruce Jenner + Linda Thomson Jenner Intro To IFBB Women World Championships

Bruce Jenner won the decathlon gold medal at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games and became an instant national hero in America. Jenner appeared on the cover of the August 9, 1976, issue of Sports Illustrated….the February 1979 issue of Gentleman’s Quarterly….and on the cover of Playgirl  magazine ….and little did anyone know at this time that he would…

Body Building – 1986 – I F B B Ms Olympia Championships – Featuring Clare Furr – With Dorothy Lucey

Clare Furr was one of the early greats of female bodybuilding….as fans and the judges alike both loved her big, thick arms and shoulders and stunning pecs…..as her routine in the 1986 Ms. Olympia Championships…..which took place on November 19, 1986, at the Felt Forum in Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York…..which was the 7th Ms. Olympia…

Body Building – 1985 – Ms Olympia Awards Show – Cory Everson 1st + Mary Roberts 2nd + Di Dennis 3rd

The awards ceremony at the 1985 Ms Olympia Championships competition took place on November 30, 1985, at the Felt Forum in Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York….which was the 6th Ms. Olympia competition ever held…..and was aired on NBC Sportsworld ….and hosted by sportscaster Dorothy Lucey along with body building television analyst Frank Zane.  The competition came down to three…

Body Building – 1986 – I F B B Ms Olympia Championship – Featuring Cory Everson – With Dorothy Lucey

Cory Everson is an American female bodybuilding champion and actress…..who won the Ms. Olympia contest six years in a row from 1984 to 1989…..and was born Corinna Kneuer in Racine, Wisconsin….and attended high school in Deerfield, Illinois…..then attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison….where she was a multi-sport standout in gymnastics, track & field and badminton.   While attending the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Cory met Jeff Everson, a…

Cycling – 1986 – Special – NBCs Dale Hansen Highlights The 1986 Tour De France – Winner Greg Lemond

Sportscaster Dale Hansen served as host of NBC’s Year in Sports 1986 special program that provided highlights of all major sporting events during the year…..which included this piece on the 1986 Tour de France…..which was won for the first time by an American, Greg Lemond…..who went on to win two more Tours in his career…..and still…

Body Building – 1985 – I F B B Ms Olympia Competition – Featuring Carla Dunlap – With Dorothy Lucey

Carla Dunlap is a professional American female bodybuilding champion.  In 1979, Dunlap decided to enter the “Best in the World” bodybuilding contest at the suggestion of Steve Wennerstrom….as she had never trained for bodybuilding….but still placed fifth among 45 entrants. She started training seriously for bodybuilding and was soon competing successfully in top level amateur contests…..when she won the NPC Nationals in…