Animation – 1979 – Comedy Skit – Mighty Mouse Explaining How A New Blood Clot Medicine Works

As you probably know by now…..the folks that actually read the stories that we post with our videos here at ImaSportsphile know that we have the highest regard for the comedy troupe The Not Ready For Prime Time Players….which was the original cast of Saturday Night Live during the 1970’s and 1980’s….as they were comedy troupe…

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Alpine Skiing – 1978 – World Cup Championships – Mens Downhill – USA Karl Anderson – From Aspen CO

Karl Anderson is a former American alpine skier…..who competed for the USA in the 1976 Winter Olympics and 1980 Winter Olympics…..as well as the 1978 World Cup Championships in men’s downhill…. as seen in this video herewith. Although Karl Anderson never stood on the medal podium…..to be able to represent the USA in two Olympic Games is truly a feather in…

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Cycling – 1987 – Tour de France – Phil Liggett Shows How Bicycles Have Changed Over Past 150 Years

Road bicycle racing is the cycle sport discipline of road cycling….which is held on paved roads….and is the most popular professional form of bicycle racing….in terms of numbers of competitors, events and spectators. The two most common competition formats are mass start events….where riders start simultaneously….although sometimes with a handicap….and race to set finish point…..and then there are time trials….where individual riders or teams race a course alone against the…

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Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Profile Of USA Team 7 Eleven – With Andy Hampton + Davis Phinney

The 7-Eleven Cycling Team….which later became the Motorola Cycling Team….was a professional cycling team founded in the U.S. in 1981 by Jim Ochowicz, a former U.S. Olympic cyclist….and the team lasted 16 years under the sponsorship of 7-Eleven through 1990….and then Motorola from 1990 through 1996….as the team rode on Eddy Merckx bikes from 1989 to 1996.  7-Eleven was formed as…

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Body Building – 1985 – IFBB Womens World Championships – Introduction With Bruce Jenner + Frank Zane

Female bodybuilding is the female component of competitive bodybuilding….as the modern version of the sport originated in the late 1970’s….but the 1980’s is when female bodybuilding first took off….as the early 1980’s signified a transition from the fashionably thin “twiggy” body to one carrying slightly more muscle mass.   In 1984, a new force emerged in women’s bodybuilding….as Cory Everson won…

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Alpine Skiing – 1978 – World Cup Championships Mens Downhill ITA Leonardo David

Leonardo David (27 September 1960 – 26 February 1985) was a World Cup alpine ski racer from northwestern Italy…..who died of heart failure in Gressoney-La-Trinité after nearly six years in a coma…. which was caused by injuries he sustained in a fall near Lake Placid, New York, on 3 March 1973…..when David fell a few yards before the finish of the pre-Olympic downhill at Whiteface Mountain…..as seen in this video herewith. …

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Animation – 1948 – Cartoon Special – Bugs Bunny In A Feather In His Hare

A Feather in His Hare is a 1946 produced Warner Brothers Looney Tunes animated short….which was  directed by Chuck Jones…..and was originally released on February 7, 1948…..as the title is yet another pun on “hair”…..which Bugs was famous for…..as this was the first Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Chuck Jones that featured Robert McKimson’s design of Bugs….instead of the version Jones used from Super-Rabbit to Hair-Raising…

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Comedy – 1981 – Special – Bobby Berosini And His Performing Orangutans – Performed Live At Las Vegas Stardust

Every now and then a video rolls up to be posted that just brings on a big ole belly laugh…..which happened as we watched this video herewith…..where Las Vegas entertainer Bobby Berosini and his performing orangutans are on stage at the Stardust Hotel and Casino…..cuz the truth be known, these orangutans are far more entertaining…

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Alpine Skiing – 1978 – World Cup Championships – Mens Downhill – SWI Toni Burgler – From Aspen CO

Toni Bürgler is a Swiss former alpine skier who competed in the 1980 Winter Olympics…..as well as the 1978 Alpine Skiing World Cup Championship series….as seen in this video herewith at the Aspen, Colorado event…..which was an event that ABC’s Wide World of Sports covered with legendary sportscaster Jim McKay and sidekick, Bob Beattie…..who traveled the world with McKay while bringing sporting events…

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