L E’s Stories – Wahoo…..Wahoo…..Wahoo: West Texas Legend Inducted into Midland Sports Hall of Fame

There is an old saying by the folks who have lived in Midland, Texas for many years that goes like this….“You can take the boy out of West Texas…..but you can’t take West Teas out of the boy.”….which conjures up a story that Bone Daddy has shared with me on many occasions from his time growing…

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 – 1969 – Legendary Curt Gowdy Highlights His Most Memorable Call – Super Bowl III Jets Vs Colts

Curt Gowdy (July 31, 1919 – February 20, 2006) was an American sportscaster….who was well known as the longtime “voice” of the Boston Red Sox….and for his coverage of many nationally televised sporting events, primarily for NBC Sports and ABC Sports in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  His accomplishments include coining the nickname “The Granddaddy of Them All” for the Rose Bowl Game….while taking the moniker…

NFL – 1969 – Sportscasting Legend Curt Gowdy Highlights The Most Memorable Event He Ever Called

Here at ImaSportsphile…..sportscaster Curt Gowdy is the stuff that legends were made of….especially when it comes to “men behind the mike” that call a sporting event…..for he was truly with the best of the best as a sportscaster….so, to have a video clip where he relates to the viewers what his most memorable event was that he…

NFL – 1980 – NFL Films – Men In The Middle – The Story Of The NFL Center

When the pickup game of sandlot football is in the process of picking teams and positions…..seemingly every time, the last position filled is center…..cuz very few have ever said “I wanna play center”….except when there is no other position to be filled.  However, the center is one of the most important positions on the football field….for…

Football – 1984 – Sports Illustrated Sportsman Of The Year Showcases Candidates From Football

Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsperson of the Year award to “the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement.”….where both Americans and non-Americans are eligible, though in the past the vast majority of winners have been from the United States….with both men and women have won…

Special – 1985 – ESPN Sportscenter – NFL Week 13 Highlites + Australian Open Tennis

DOG ASIDE:  We have literally hundreds of ESPN vintage videos in our Sports Section here at ImaSportsphile….and we have been able to identify every person who ever graced the SportsCenter desk…except for this gentleman manning the desk on this day that this video was recorded….so, if anybody can help us….let us know who he is!?!  Regardless of that,…