Tag Archives: ABC Sports

NFL: Remembering Hall of Famer Frank Gifford: A Giant Living Legend

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Frank Gifford, was truly one of a kind. I don’t believe we’ve had another Hall Fame football player and Hall of Fame sportscaster in one person. Frank Gifford, was the voice … Continue reading

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NFL Films: NFL 1984-Super Bowl 19-Miami Dolphins @ San Francisco 49ers: Highlights

Source: The New Democrat Plus I remember this game fairly well as a nine-year old who was already sports junky and loved football and football was probably already my favorite sport to watch. I remember looking forward to this game and … Continue reading

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NFL Films: NFL 1983-Week 7-MNF-Washington Redskins @ Green Bay Packers: Highlights

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus The Green Bay Packers were the definition of mediocrity in the 1980s. And it wasn’t that they were always average or middle of the road. But they would have great … Continue reading

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ABC Sports: NFL 1983-Week 1 MNF-Dallas Cowboys @ Washington Redskins

Source:The New Democrat  “Danny White passed for three second-half touchdowns and ran for another to rally Dallas from a 23-3 halftime deficit to beat the defending Super Bowl champions. The Cowboys compiled only 85 first-half yards, but exploded for 271 … Continue reading

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ABC Sports: NFL 1976-MNF-Pittsburgh Steelers @ Minnesota Vikings: First Quarter

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus 1976 was the Vikings last Super Bowl season, meaning their last trip to the Super Bowl. An aging team that was no longer dominant on defense, at least as dominant … Continue reading

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Howard Cosell Fan: ESPN’s Outside the Lines: Robert Lypsite Interviews Howard Cosell in 1991

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Howard Cosell was more than a great sportscaster, and he was at least to a certain extent, which I’ll get into later. But he was a great entertainer and a very … Continue reading

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ESPN: SportsCentury- Greatest Head Coaches: Vince Lombardi

Source:ESPN– Chicago Bears head coach Mike Ditka (1982-92) Source:The Daily Press “Some of the best ever on what it takes to be a great coach. All rights belong to ESPN and Sportscentury.” From ESPN Source:Green Bay Packers– One of Vince Lombardi’s … Continue reading

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Meta Critic: NFL 1983- Week 1 MNF: Dallas Cowboys @ Washington Redskins

  Source:The New Democrat  “Summary: The defending Super Bowl Champions thought they had Opening Day in the bag. By halftime, they had limited their archrivals from Dallas to three points. But in the second half, the Cowboys ignored the feats … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11-ABC Sports: MLB 1982-NLCS-Game 3-St. Louis Cardinals @ Atlanta Braves: Full Game

This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Press Plus An interesting matchup for a championship series with two teams that were almost nothing like. The St. Louis Cardinals as a team hit less than 100 home runs that season. … Continue reading

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Classic Phillies TV-ABC Sports: MLB 1978-NLCS Game 4-Philadelphia Phillies @ Los Angeles Dodgers: Full Game

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This was a very good matchup for an NLCS between the Phillies and Dodgers. Because you had a more power-hitting offensive oriented team in the Phillies, going up against a pitching … Continue reading

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