first_imgCoffey also had offers from Michigan State and Wisconsin, according to, a power forward, is listed as a three star recruit by averaged 15.4 points and 8.6 rebounds per game last season, and helped lead Southwestern Christian Academy to the 2014 National Association of Christian Athletes Division 4 National Championship.“Eric Curry is a perfect fit for the type of player we are looking for in our program,” Pitino said, per the team’s official website. “He has experience playing in an up-tempo, pressing style similar to ours and is long and athletic.”Hurt, listed as a guard and forward by the Gophers, is also rated as a three-star recruit by forward averaged 20.5 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game last season, all team highs, for John Marshall high school.“He can shoot and has excellent length and athleticism, along with a great work ethic and feel for the game,” Pitino said, per the team’s official website. Men’s basketball signs three Ben GotzNovember 12, 2015Jump to CommentsShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailPrintThree highly rated recruits signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday to play for the University of Minnesota.Arkansas native Eric Curry, and Minnesota natives Amir Coffey and Michael Hurt are set to join the program for the 2016-17 season.Coffey is the highest rated recruit in the class, getting four stars from and ranking No. 33 overall for the class of 2016.Coffey, a guard, is the highest rated recruit to sign with the Gophers since Kris Humphries in 2003.Coffey averaged 14.3 points per game his sophomore season. Before tearing his ACL last season Coffey was averaging 30 points in his first two games.“Amir is a tremendous player and addition to our team,” head coach Richard Pitino said, per the team’s official website. “He can contribute in a number of ways – offensively, he is a good scorer while also being able to create for others.”Coffey’s father Richard Coffey played for the Gophers from 1986-1990.Coffey helped perennial Minnesota high school powerhouse Hopkins to the state championship game during the 2013-14 season, but narrowly lost to Lakeville North.last_img read more

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first_img 0 243 46 Link to post njmeadowlanders 2,179 posts 162 162 751 posts 1 I heard about this on Thursday. He was a large part of my life, but I am closer to 40 than the vast majority of posters. His art was the “sports art” that I grew up with and was even on numerous prints/serigraphs you could buy. He was also the official painter to the IOC for decades.He lost it in the 1990’s and I remember when when the US picked Peter Max for the World Cup art over him. Not that his career needed it, but that was when he really became less of a figure. axl007 By axl007, June 24, 2012 in Sports Logo News 228 Posted June 25, 2012 0 Link to post 751 posts larrypep Link to post Posted June 25, 2012 Share this post -Painter and sketch artist LeRoy Neiman, best known for evoking the kinetic energy of the world’s biggest sporting and leisure events with bright quick strokes, died Wednesday at age 91. Neiman’s paintings, many executed in household enamel paints that allowed him his fast-moving strokes, are an explosion in reds, blues, pinks, greens and yellows of pure kinetic energy.It was the essence of a basketball or football game, swim meet or cycling event that captured his imagination most. “For an artist, watching a (Joe) Namath throw a football or a Willie Mays hit a baseball is an experience far more overpowering than painting a beautiful woman or leading political figure,” Neiman said in 1972. Neiman was a World War II veteran who participated in the invasion of Normandy and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.”I just love what I do,” Neiman told the AP. “I love the passion you go through while you’re creating” and the public’s “very thoughtful and careful studied and emotional reaction of what you’re doing.”If you do not know his work please look him up-AXL Share on other sites 5,241 posts 1 axl007 Share this post 243 Banned 0 747 posts Double post, kill one–sorry. 0 Members Share on other sites chriscj83 Great thread in memory of one of the true greats. I always liked the Neiman prints that lined the walls of a barber shop I frequented for quite a few years… ones like this really impressed me. I’d never get tired of looking at them:He did a pretty wide range of sports and leisure pursuits beyond the typical North American team sports… Neiman really knew how to bring out the colour and movement in those scenes. 4,155 dfwabel 0 Posted June 26, 2012 4,155 84 Location:San Diego, CA / Parsippany, NJ Favourite Logos:New York MetsDetroit Red WingsBoston Celtics 4,155 1 3,017 posts 28,545 posts Sign in to follow this   Passing of a Legend Sports Logos njmeadowlanders Link to post Favourite Logos:New York Mets NJTank @GoldAsIce 84 Posted June 26, 2012 243 Link to post Share on other sites Being a Mets fan is like being water boarded on a nightly basis Forums Home My father has had that hanging in his home office for 22 years now.(A print of course, not the original…) Link to post Sports Logos dfwabel Share on other sites Members Posted June 24, 2012 goforbroke 1 Location:Born in Palo Alto, CA – left immediately for Milwaukee, WI – then Ft. Lauderdale, FL – then Atlanta, GA – back to FL again – then Chicago, IL, now West Palm Beach, FL….it’s a long story…. Location:Bemidji, MN Passing of a Legend walby2 rmackman 0 Favourite Logos:I like a lot of the logos from the early 90s. My signature is proof of that (and a representation of my favorite teams). Share this post axl007 0 135 Members Favourite Logos:Houston TexansSuper Bowl XXXVISuper Bowl XLIVMinnesota WildNew Orleans Hornets (Fleur de Bee) chriscj83 Link to post This topic is now closed to further replies. Members 333 Share on other sites Share this post walby2 I love his work, and have seen plenty of it. Sorry to see the artist as passed.BTW, how did you get the big head players on your sig. I’d like to find some of those for mine. tubby34 Followers 0 axl007 Members 9,167 posts Share on other sites Members Posted June 24, 2012 0 0 Posted June 24, 2012 Share on other sites 0 Members Posted June 25, 2012 Share on other sites goforbroke 135 513 posts Sign in to follow this   SportsLogos.Net 228 Share this post Sports Logo News larrypep Forums Home All Activity Members tubby34 228 1 Share on other sites 1 Location:Belleville, NJ Link to post 135 Share this post Share this post Share this post Posted June 26, 2012 Link to post NJTank 1,129 Followers 0 Share on other sites 1,129 53,174 posts Sports Logo News 333 46 The final freeze frame scene at the end of rocky ||| is what I always think of, but his work is really really amazing and evokes so much movement and emotion. It’s exactly the type of pop-art I like, big bold lots of energy bright colors, and then combining that with sports is just a perfect blend. I believe he also appeared in a few of the rocky movies as the fight announcer.He was the ring announcer when The Italian Stallion met the ultimate male Thunderlips.And if there was a better artist at capturing sports than LeRoy Nieman I cant think of one. Nieman and his unique style really was iconic. Share this post Share this post 162 333 Recommended Posts 84 46 Passing of a Legend Share this post Posted June 24, 2012 This always stood out to me, even when seeing piazza accept it as a member of the mets at Shea Go To Topic Listing All Activity This one is my favorite- Rocky vs. ApolloI have to find a print of this. Or, more appropriately, I have to find money to buy a print of this. Members Share on other sites U of Florida ’03 (Telecomm) – FAU ’08/’14 (MBA/MHA) The Namath painting above is a great painting. RIP to a legend. 0 Link to post 1,129 Banned The final freeze frame scene at the end of rocky ||| is what I always think of, but his work is really really amazing and evokes so much movement and emotion. It’s exactly the type of pop-art I like, big bold lots of energy bright colors, and then combining that with sports is just a perfect blend. I believe he also appeared in a few of the rocky movies as the fight announcer. SportsLogos.Net 1,380 posts Link to post Posted June 26, 2012 rmackmanlast_img read more

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first_img Partager La compétition se déroulera au CNT d’Esch du 5 au 8 février. Côté luxembourgeois, Mandy Minella, qui disputera sa dernière saison, a d’ores et déjà annoncé qu’elle serait présente. La n°1 grand-ducale a également indiqué souhaiter qu’Eléonora Molinaro soit également de la partie.À l’issue de la semaine de compétition, les deux premiers seront qualifiés pour les play-offs avec la possibilité de tenter leur chance pour intégrer le Groupe mondial. Le Luxembourg tentera, de son côté, d’éviter la relégation à l’étage inférieur. La FLT a annoncé ce jeudi matin qu’elle avait obtenu l’organisation de la Fed Cup au mois de février prochain. Elle avait déjà organisé l’événement à l’échelon inférieur (Groupe 2) cette année.À l’issue de l’événement de cette année, Claude Lamberty, le président de la fédération, se montrait plutôt perplexe quant à la possibilité d’organiser à nouveau la Fed Cup l’année suivante. Mais visiblement, la FLT a trouvé les ressources nécessaires pour être choisie afin de se charger de l’édition 2020 de la compétition.Après être monté de Groupe 2 en Groupe 1 à la maison, le Luxembourg tentera cette fois d’assurer son maintien à cet échelon de l’épreuve féminine par équipes. Et la tâche s’annonce particulièrement difficile pour les joueuses d’Anne Kremer. Elles devront en effet en découdre avec la Serbie (21e nation mondiale avec 5 joueuses inscrites dans le Top 200), la Pologne (26e mondiale avec deux filles dans le Top 100), la Suède (qui pointe au 29e rang avec une joueuse qui fait partie du Top 50 à la WTA) ainsi que la Turquie et la Slovénie, respectivement 38e et 51e au ranking. Pour mémoire, le Luxembourg figure lui à la 44e place mondiale.last_img read more

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