L E’s Stories – Our Salute To Chris Evert: ” The Ice Maiden Of Tennis”

Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, was raised by a man who loved the tennis racquet and yellow balls….as he took them with him wherever he would go…..cuz being a corporate pilot who traveled all over the USA and Alaska while being a propeller plane pilot before switching to jet airplanes…while flying such “prop planes” such as…

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…

Music – 1987 – Liza Minnelli – New York New York – Put To Highlights Super Bowl XXI After NY Giants Win The Title

“New York, New York“ is the theme song from the Martin Scorsese film New York, New York in 1977….which was composed by John Kander….with lyrics by Fred Ebb….which was written for and performed in the film by Liza Minnelli…..as it remains still today in 2020, one of the best-known songs about New York City…..when in an A&E Biography, composers Kander and Ebb stated on the episode about Liza…

Golf – 1987 – Los Angeles Open – CBS Pat Summerall Updates 3rd Round Action With T C Chen In Lead

During this 1987 CBS Sports Saturday update of the 3rd round of the PGA Los Angeles Open Tournament ….Pat Summerall provides an overview of the leaderboard with T C Chen leading Rick Fehr by three strokes….while leading Ben Crenshaw by four…..and Seve Ballesteros by five. The overview of the leaderboard is followed by highlights of…

Golf – 1987 – Westchester Open Sudden Death – J C Snead Vs Seve Ballesteros – With Pat Summerall

J. C.Snead won eight tournaments on the PGA Tour and four on the Champions Tour (Seniors Tour)….with one international championship…..who was also a member of the 1971, 1973 and 1975 Ryder Cup teams. Snead’s biggest career disappointment is that he never won a major championship on the PGA Tour…. however, Snead made his career mark as one of the tour’s most consistent players…

Golf – 1986 – Masters Special – Pat Summerall Remembers Jack Nicklaus Historic Victory At Masters

The 1986 Masters Golf Tournament provided one of the most famous victories ever on the PGA Tour…..as 46 year old Jack Nicklaus won his 6th Masters Tournament….with four final holes that rival the best ever finishes in golf….and especially the Masters…..when The Golden Bear carded a birdie on the 15th…..followed by an eagle on the 16th….then…

Golf – 1986 – CBS Sports Special – A Journey Through Time – Jack Nicklaus Last Four Holes At Augusta

The last four holes that Jack Nicklaus played at Augusta in the 1986 Masters Tournament was so special that CBS Sports produced this video piece on their 1986 sports special A Journey Through Time ….which was hosted by sportscaster Tim Ryan…..as he pulled out a film from the vault….in which Pat Summerall narrates the what he called “the…

Golf – 1986 – CBSs Masters Crew Final Rnd Hole By Hole Description Of What Challenges Golfers Face

CBS Sports provides a mighty impressive line-up of golf sportscasters at the 1986 Masters Tournament…..as Bob Murphy covers Hole # 10….while Steve Melnyk is at Hole # 11 and Hole # 12….while Ken Venturi is at Hole # 13…..with Gary McCord taking care of Hole # 14…..then comes Ben Wright at Hole # 14…..followed by…

Golf – 1986 – Kemper Open Sudden Death Playoff Winner Greg Norman – With Pat Summerall

Greg Norman earned more than $1 million five times on the U.S. PGA Tour….which included three Arnold Palmer Awards as the Tour’s leading money winner in 1986, 1990 and 1995…..as he was also the first person in Tour history to surpass $10 million in career earnings. He has 30 top-10 finishes in majors or more than 38% of those…