Ogiwara to retire from international Nordic meets

first_img GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES Ogiwara won the individual title at the 1993 and 1997 World Championships and claimed an unprecedented three straight World Cups from the 1992-93 season.He anchored the Japanese Olympic team to its first-ever Nordic combined gold medal in Albertville in 1992 and again in Lillehammer four years later, although he failed to capture an individual Olympic medal.His best finish in individual Olympic events is fourth in Lillehammer and at the 1998 Nagano Games. IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5center_img Former world champion Kenji Ogiwara, who led the Japanese Nordic combined skiing team to a pair of Olympic gold medals, will retire from international competition, informed sources said Wednesday.Ogiwara, 32, has told team officials at his Nagano-based Kitano Construction skiing team that he will not participate in next season’s major international meets and wants to shift his focus to domestic events with an eye to launching a coaching career.last_img read more

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Repairs To The Kenai River’s Southern Bank In Time For Sockeye Season

first_imgAt the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting on April 18th, they accepted a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Kenai River’s Southern bank will be getting repairs in time for the sockeye salmon season. The restoration project was funded by a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant and a matching contribution from the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly for a combined total of $75,000. The riverbank behind the Donald E. Gilman River Center in Soldotna has been depositing silt into the water which is potentially harmful to the fish.center_img The borough hopes to finish the work by June 30, before the sockeye salmon run in July.last_img read more

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USPS: Santa Mail Won’t Be Stopped After Friday’s Earthquake

first_imgHere are the steps for your child to get a letter back from Santa:Have your child write a letter to Santa and place it in an envelope addressed to: Santa Claus, North Pole.Later, when alone, open the envelope and write a personalized response.Insert the response letter into an envelope and address it to the child.Add the return address: SANTA, NORTH POLE, to the envelope.Affix a First-Class Mail stamp to the envelope, such as one of the new holiday stamps.Place the complete envelope into a larger envelope — preferably a Priority Mail Flat Rate envelope — with appropriate postage and address it to:North Pole PostmarkPostmaster4141 Postmark DriveAnchorage, AK 99530-9998 FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The United States Postal Service has resumed operations across the Anchorage area with all retail and delivery functions back to normal on Monday. USPS wrote in a statement: “And as a comfort to all children around the world, the hundreds of thousands of cards and letters destined to Santa Claus have not had any delay.” The U.S. Postal Service letters from Santa program provides Santa’s personalized response to your child’s letter to Santa.center_img Alaska District Manager Ron Haberman: “No quake can shake our service this time of year.” USPS recommends sending Letters to Santa by December 8 so that they can be received by the Anchorage Postmaster no later than December 15. Santa’s helpers in Anchorage will take care of the rest.last_img read more

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Rebels’ push for postseason begins vs. Alabama

first_imgOXFORD – At the end of each week, the Southeastern Conference sends out an email with updated standings to its baseball coaches.Every time Mike Bianco opens it, he finds himself with a mini case of déjà vu.“On the right-hand side, it tells you what you’ve done in your last 10 (games),” Ole Miss’ coach said. “Ours has said 5-5 for what feels like months. It hasn’t been 7-3 or anything. It stays at 5-5.”With 14 regular-season games left for Ole Miss starting with a series this weekend against Alabama (22-18), .500 baseball won’t cut it anymore. The Rebels (21-21) are still projected to make the NCAA Tournament, but must finish above .500 to be eligible.That means Ole Miss must go 8-6 during the homestretch to avoid a must-win situation when it arrives in Hoover, Alabama at the end of May for the SEC Tournament.“It’s a much different season than I’ve ever had,” Bianco said. “Usually, when you’re at this point it’s because you’re streaky.”In a way, Ole Miss has been “streaky.”One minute, the Rebels take two of three from then-No. 2 Vanderbilt. The next, they’re getting swept in a doubleheader by UAB.But – as seen in that 5-5 record listed in each email – Ole Miss has never gotten too cold… or too hot.The Rebels’ longest winning streak this season is three games. Their longest losing spell is four. It’s kept the Rebels in the postseason picture.“That’s just been us this year,” Bianco said. “We’re well aware of what we need to do. We just need to keep trying to find that consistency.”Recently, Colby Bortles has been one of the few consistent pieces.Ole Miss’ clean-up hitter has reached in 19 of the last 20 games. He leads the team with 34 RBIs.“He’s hit some rockets,” Bianco said. “We need that.”The Rebels are hoping that offensive production from Borltes – and as a team – carries over into the series against the Crimson Tide.Last weekend, Ole Miss struggled at the plate and concluded its series against Auburn by getting blanked 14-0.The Rebels found success at the plate during their two midweek games against Memphis and Central Arkansas, piling up a combined 33 hits — including five from Bortles.“We just have to bring it all together,” Bortles said. “Our fate is in our hands. … I believe there’s not a better team in the country than us when we all click.”Now, the key becomes finding a way to “click” for more than just a three-game stretch.But how?“That’s the million dollar question,” Bianco said.Contact Riley Blevins at rblevins@jackson.gannett.com. Follow @Riley_Blevins on Twitter.last_img read more

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Enjoy Traeger Grill samples Saturday at Smith Hardware

first_imgEverybody loves free samples, and Smith Hardware has them on Saturday.    Sherman, Deborah and the folks at Smith Hardware in downtown La Follette invite you to stop by Saturday as Marc Terry visits for Traeger Grill demonstrations.  Sample time is 11 am until 2 pm at Smith’s as Marc features Coffee Rub, Blackened Saskatchewan Rub, Apricot sauce and Sweet and Heat sauce.  See ya there.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 11/02/2018-5PM)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img

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K-9 Mya assists deputies in recovering felony amount of marijuana intended for resale

first_imgSTINKING CREEK, TN (WLAF) – In a release from the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, it’s reported that a Pioneer woman was arrested on Wednesday night on multiple charges.  On Wed., May 20, around 8 pm, Campbell County Deputy John Minor was completing routine patrol in the Stinking Creek area of Campbell County.  While on patrol, Deputy Minor observed a vehicle driving erratically by failing to maintain control of the driving lane.  The deputy identified the driver as Connie Borck of Pioneer.  He noticed the driver was acting very nervous, had the appearance of blood shot eyes and was visibly shaking. The driver admitted that she only possessed a learner’s permit and not a valid driver’s license. The driver was also unable to provide proof of insurance.While Deputy Minor completed field sobriety tests on the driver, Corporal Wayne Barton and K-9 Mya arrived on scene. The K-9 soon alerted on the passenger door of the vehicle.  That’s when the driver admitted that a large amount of marijuana was concealed in a red bag behind the seat of the vehicle. The bag contained a large amount of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. Upon weighing of the substance, the weight exceeded the amount to constitute a felony in the State of Tennessee. The driver admitted that she had driven to Dayton, Ohio, to obtain the marijuana in which she intended to resell.Connie Borck, age 59, of Lonesome Mountain Lane of Pioneer, was charged with felony possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to maintain lane and violation of the driver license’s law. She was transported to the Campbell County Jail and was released on a $10,000 bond on Thursday. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 05/22/2020-6AM)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Chelsea v Nottingham Forest player ratings

first_imgSee also:Batshauyi scores hat-trick in Chelsea cup winConte praises Chelsea youngsters after cup winNottingham Forest boss admits he was surprised by ‘world class’ ChelseaConta backs Musonda after superb Chelsea debutConte confirms Bakayoko is fine after minor accidentConte backs Chelsea youngsters to shine Embed from Getty ImagesMichy Batshuayi scored a hat-trick and Charly Musonda netted on his full Chelsea debut as they easily progressed to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. Here’s how we rated each Blues player in the 5-1 thrashing of Nottingham Forest at Stamford Bridge.Willy Caballero: 6He made a couple of regulation saves and didn’t have a great deal to do, but was not entirely convincing before finally being beaten in injury-time.AdChoices广告Antonio Rudiger: 8Rudiger made a couple of vital defensive blocks in the first half in a performance full of pace and power. He was also a consistent attacking force and made telling contributions for two of Chelsea’s goals.Andreas Christensen: 8Embed from Getty ImagesThe Danish defender gave another mature showing as the middle man in the defensive three. He played with calmness and authority throughout, with the only blemish being one risky first-half backpass that went out for a corner.Gary Cahill: 7Chelsea’s captain was solid and dependable and looks to be regaining his sharpness after missing three games following his red card against Burnley.Davide Zappacosta: 7Made several intelligent runs – particularly in the first half – and remained a serious attacking threat throughout. He defended sensibly and without fuss and already seems at home in his new surroundings.Tiemoue Bakayoko: 9Embed from Getty ImagesTo simply praise him for a performance full of pace, power and athleticism would be doing the Frenchman a huge disservice. Bakayoko displayed all those qualities during an imposing 90 minutes, but also showed he can read the game, has fine awareness and good passing ability.Cesc Fabregas: 9Fabregas brought a touch of class to proceedings, having a hand in all three first-half goals and setting up numerous other chances, including a glorious ball over the top which should have led to a second goal for Musonda.Kenedy: 8The Brazilian made a spectacular impact on his return to the Chelsea first team following his indiscretions on the tour to China. Kenedy scored with a beautifully-taken opener and could easily have ended up with a hat-trick. There is still a question mark about his defending though.Charly Musonda: 8Embed from Getty ImagesThe 20-year-old made as good a full debut as you could wish to have, scoring a fine goal to make it 3-0 and showing his considerable dribbling ability as well as commendable tactical nous. He looked a more than capable back-up to Eden Hazard, Pedro and Willian.Eden Hazard: 8Hazard’s first Blues start of the season was most welcome and he did not disappoint, despite, clearly not being at his very best. He set up Batshuayi’s first two goals, hit the post with a fine curling shot and showed typical strength and composure on the ball. Encouragingly, the Belgian playmaker still looked strong in the closing stages.Michy Batshuayi: 8Bizarrely, Batshuayi had a relatively quiet game, but showed his eye for goal with two tidy finishes and a fortuitous third – when he was in the right place at the right time – to complete his hat-trick. His hold-up play is still an issue though.Ethan Ampadu: 7Embed from Getty ImagesAn impressive debut by the 17-year-old, who showed no fear. He won a couple of crunching challenges, played one exceptional pass with the outside of his foot and was generally neat and tidy in possession.Jake Clarke-Salter: 6Clarke-Salter did not look overawed after replacing Andreas Christensen for his second Chelsea appearance.Dujon Sterling: 6A steady 15 minutes on his first Blues appearance, although it was difficult to make a strong impression with the game already won and becoming increasingly stretched. Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Could the NCAA ban manufacturer logos on uniforms?

first_img I’m sorry, but I’m sick and tired of manufacturer logos creeping on the uniforms. I don’t care who made the uniform. Your average and die hard sports fan a like, does not care. Oregon wearing a Nike uniform is not going to make you go out and buy Nike shoes. You may buy an Oregon jersey, but you would buy that regardless of who the manufacturer is. It’s pointless and not needed. 5,026 Sykotyk By CrimsonBull9584, June 7, 2016 in Sports Logo News Sports Logo News Thomas 0 73 1,962 posts 17,998 Link to post 5,026 2 Link to post 1 497 Posted June 7, 2016 Link to post 5,026 2,353 Members Posted June 7, 2016 0 I’m sorry, but I’m sick and tired of manufacturer logos creeping on the uniforms. I don’t care who made the uniform. Your average and die hard sports fan a like, does not care. Oregon wearing a Nike uniform is not going to make you go out and buy Nike shoes. You may buy an Oregon jersey, but you would buy that regardless of who the manufacturer is. It’s pointless and not needed. 987 Go To Topic Listing Thomas 1,409 0 Link to post Share on other sites Share on other sites sisdog Players are wearing clothing and using equipment manufactured by those companies. And those companies are shelling out millions of dollars for the privilege of outfitting the entire (in most cases) athletic departments of those schools.  987 5,392 Link to post 1,172 Moderators Sports Logos Link to post I think you’ll find tremendous support for such an idea on this board, I know I hate the logo creep that continues in all sports, getting worse and more visible by the year.  Prev Members Page 1 of 2   Members 5,184 posts Share this post The NCAA cracks down hard on players wearing or displaying Bible verses, political messages, or 3rd party business on their faces, shirts, shoes, ect. Yet the NCAA allows Nike, Russell, Adidas, Under Armor, and whoever else to display their logos (often brazenly) on the school’s uniforms. I don’t understand why they allow that, but everything else gets banned. Posted June 7, 2016 0 19 hours ago, CrimsonBull9584 said: Does the NCAA have any rules against sponsorship logos or patches? For instance, could Kent State slap a giant McDonalds logo on their torso and be okay? Players are wearing clothing and using equipment manufactured by those companies. And those companies are shelling out millions of dollars for the privilege of outfitting the entire (in most cases) athletic departments of those schools.  SportsLogos.Net Yup! Exactly what I meant but you said it better. Share this post Does the NCAA have any rules against sponsorship logos or patches? For instance, could Kent State slap a giant McDonalds logo on their torso and be okay? First, could the NCAA ban the use of manufacturer logos on uniforms? Share on other sites Share on other sites 2,353 Second, if they can, why don’t they? Share this post 1 Share on other sites Posted June 7, 2016 The three stripes can be used as a traditional design element, but not as Adidas branding.. Basically, vertical stripes up a pants-leg or up the length of a sleeve would be banned, but three normal football sleeve stripes ( similar to the bears) would be fine, or three stripes on the collar or cuffs (like the Cavaliers uniforms) is ok too.. There are also ways around it, like varying stripe widths and colors.. It’s not a ban on 3-stripe designs, it’s just an attempt to keep Adidas from using their 3-stripe motif in addition to their normal logo, in ways that act  as advertisement.. Using 3 sleeve stripes or shoulder loops or any other normal, traditional football design element is fair game.. It’s just keeping Adidas reigned in 2,353 Now at the lower levels where who knows who’s paying for what then there should be a ban (unless the apparel company is paying for the space).  Share this post Share this post 1,170 posts CrimsonBull9584 953 1,172 Share on other sites Share on other sites 0 It’s not that they “allow” it, the schools (or at least their athletic departments) are paid for the advertising space. I’d imagine the NCAA gets a kickback too. As long as people are making money, they’re not going to terminate a revenue stream.  Link to post Share on other sites Link to post Posted June 8, 2016 So, what difference does it make if it’s a manufacturer’s logo. If the manufacturer gives any sort of ‘in-kind’ or ‘discounted pricing’ to the school in exchange for ensuring their logo is quite identifiable on their sportswear, that should qualify as a sponsorship logo and be banned. Share on other sites Grand Pooba of Walksylvania Members 14 minutes ago, Sykotyk said: 73 Location:San Antonio, Texas Posted June 8, 2016 Share on other sites BRice16 953 Because money. Share on other sites BBTV Location:San Antonio, Texas Members 2,353 Share this post Share this post Members Posted June 7, 2016 720 5,026 Share this post All Activity Could the NCAA ban manufacturer logos on uniforms? Share this post First, could the NCAA ban the use of manufacturer logos on uniforms? 4,155 BBTV Posted June 7, 2016 WavePunter 0 46,550 posts 17,857 posts Second, if they can, why don’t they? The NCAA cracks down hard on players wearing or displaying Bible verses, political messages, or 3rd party business on their faces, shirts, shoes, ect. Yet the NCAA allows Nike, Russell, Adidas, Under Armor, and whoever else to display their logos (often brazenly) on the school’s uniforms. I don’t understand why they allow that, but everything else gets banned. 0 Second, if they can, why don’t they? 2,353 73 WavePunter Sign in to follow this   Members Share this post 303 Link to post Next Link to post 75 I’m sorry, but I’m sick and tired of manufacturer logos creeping on the uniforms. I don’t care who made the uniform. Your average and die hard sports fan a like, does not care. Oregon wearing a Nike uniform is not going to make you go out and buy Nike shoes. You may buy an Oregon jersey, but you would buy that regardless of who the manufacturer is. It’s pointless and not needed. Share this post 2,353 Members 2,353 1,409 First, no, and the reason why is very simple. I think most people misunderstand what they mean when they say “The NCAA” made a rule or outlawed something. This isn’t the NFL or NBA where a group of people in suits sits in a tower and makes rules. That’s not how the NCAA rulemaking process works. David Stern was the greatest boss in US sports, and he approves OP´s message Even outside of the NCAA, try to find athletic uniforms and equipment without a manufacturer’s logo. Aside from specific style templates (and footwear), manufacturers’ logos are around the same sizes. The Nike logo takes up about as much space as the Reebok vector logo did. Same thing with hockey jerseys. CCM, Nike, Reebok, Bauer, all branding is more or less the same size. Initialisms Suck Posted June 8, 2016 75 Yea I really don’t mind manufacturers logos, there is really no article of clothing you can buy today that doesn’t have some form of manufacturers logo on it somewhere. So I feel jerseys are the same way. Link to post There is a subsection covers title sponsorship, like bowl games, track and cc meets, and sponsored event logos.  Bylaw 12.5.4.4 CrimsonBull9584 5,392 73 Without looking into NCAA bylaws, I assume no. 5,026 Sign in to follow this   WavePunter 2,353 MJWalker45 0 Share this post 14 hours ago, WavePunter said: also, coaching and personnel gear is fair game though, so that will likely be where you see the logos creeping in more and growing in size.. the problem is that sideline gear and travel gear, as well as warm-ups, locker-room gear, etc. that is worn by student-athletes in any pre- or post-game activities (in addition to during-game) is bound by the 2.25 square-inch rule, so unless the coaches have special items made separately from the items available for team use, then the coaches’ gear will likely have the single small logo.. although a coach could easily purchase a jacket for cold games that had a giant swoosh or adidas logo on the back, and that would be fine.. the rules pretty much only apply to the student-athletes VDizzle12 1,962 posts slapshot 497 Posted June 7, 2016 Share this post Share this post Link to post Members 497 If if the NCAA somehow banned logos, the value of every school’s clothing and shoe contract would plummet. There’s far less value in being a sponsor than being a partner.  VDizzle12center_img Nowadays I always feel like a jersey without a manufacturers logo feels cheap. Like something you could buy at a local Walmart.  Page 1 of 2   Recommended Posts sisdog There’s too much money involved for the NCAA to ban the logos.  Honestly, I don’t get the big issue with the manufacturer’s logos appearing on the jerseys in any sport and league.  The manufacturer is paying a whole lot of money to the league/schools to not have their logo on them.  Yes, you can put the logos on signage in the arena, but having them on the jerseys gives the company the maximum amount of exposure if the games are shown on TV.  It’s the same reason why the NBA is selling off ads on their jerseys and why the NHL might.   651 posts M4One 144 posts Share on other sites Posted June 7, 2016 17,998 5,392 303 Members 3,288 posts Banned Link to post WavePunter MJWalker45 4,155 5,026 1 Posted June 7, 2016 BRice16 4,155 I’m sorry, but I’m sick and tired of manufacturer logos creeping on the uniforms. I don’t care who made the uniform. Your average and die hard sports fan a like, does not care. Oregon wearing a Nike uniform is not going to make you go out and buy Nike shoes. You may buy an Oregon jersey, but you would buy that regardless of who the manufacturer is. It’s pointless and not needed. Sponsorship logos are not permitted.. The reason a Nike logo is ok is because they are the manufacturer, and the logo must be displayed in the same manner as it is on other similar items available to everyday consumers (common folk).. A Nike swoosh on the chest or sleeve  of a jersey is very similar to a Nike swoosh on one of my Nike t-shirts or golf polos, and fits within the 2.25 square inch rectangle, square, or parallelogram, so it’s perfectly legal and isn’t excessive marketing or self promotion, just standard logo placement for merchandise.. Nike may pay schools to wear Nike uniforms, but they’re not paying for any extra ad space or marketing.. All manufacturers are bound by the same, reasonable limitations, and are actually more tame than a lot of what you can purchase at retail Share on other sites If SC has a deal with UnderArmour, then they can have that deal without putting the UA logo on their uniforms. They could put on in-stadium signage, programs, stadium announcements, sideline markerboards, anything. But not on the uniform behind what is absolutely necessary. I.e., not distracting from the rest of the school’s uniforms and equipment. 720 MJWalker45 Posted June 7, 2016 Volunteer Fan Members I really don’t see the argument here, though. Obviously, a Nike logo on a product they manufacture is very different than McDonalds paying to put a logo on a jersey. I understand what you’re saying, but I don’t think that’s a valid comparison.  22,252 posts Posted June 8, 2016 2,353 720 12 hours ago, CrimsonBull9584 said: 0 Forums Home Share on other sites 3,288 posts The only branding the NCAA has banned is three stripes on gameday uniforms and some gameday sideline gear. I think that had more to do with the other manufacturers pointing it out as more than a simple design element.  They were only added to basketball uniforms recently but with the caveat that it had to include NCAA logos or league logos. WavePunter Posted June 7, 2016 Share this post Share this post Link to post Sykotyk 3,288 posts Could the NCAA ban manufacturer logos on uniforms? 2,353 not to mention, the players WANT the manufacterer’s logo on the uniform.. ALL HAIL THE SWOOSH!!!!.. just wait til Michigan gets the Jordan uniforms.. a few players may die of heart attacks that day.. i also think coaches and administration prefer it because it gives the impression that they “have an apparel deal” and they have “nice, quality, name-brand uniforms” etc..   17,998 If SC has a deal with UnderArmour, then they can have that deal without putting the UA logo on their uniforms. They could put on in-stadium signage, programs, stadium announcements, sideline markerboards, anything. But not on the uniform behind what is absolutely necessary. I.e., not distracting from the rest of the school’s uniforms and equipment. Sports Logos Share this post 2 BRice16 738 posts Grand Pooba of Walksylvania Because money. 22,252 posts Link to post 73 All Activity The NCAA cracks down hard on players wearing or displaying Bible verses, political messages, or 3rd party business on their faces, shirts, shoes, ect. Yet the NCAA allows Nike, Russell, Adidas, Under Armor, and whoever else to display their logos (often brazenly) on the school’s uniforms. I don’t understand why they allow that, but everything else gets banned. Posted June 8, 2016 NCAA Bylaw 12.5.4 is the one which relates to student-athlete apparel and clothing regulations. Sports Logo News Link to post Even when it comes to apparel I’d rather pay extra money for a Nike Oregron shirt, as opposed to a blank shirt with a big O on it.  483 posts Share this post The NCAA cracks down hard on players wearing or displaying Bible verses, political messages, or 3rd party business on their faces, shirts, shoes, ect. Yet the NCAA allows Nike, Russell, Adidas, Under Armor, and whoever else to display their logos (often brazenly) on the school’s uniforms. I don’t understand why they allow that, but everything else gets banned. Share this post Followers 2 Share this post Location:Atlanta, GA dfwabel dont care Forums Home 12 hours ago, slapshot said: SportsLogos.Net Share on other sites WavePunter 0 Without looking into NCAA bylaws, I assume no. 2,353 WavePunter Medical Crab 4,016 posts Link to post dont care 0 0 Posted June 8, 2016 Share on other sites Banned Even outside of the NCAA, try to find athletic uniforms and equipment without a manufacturer’s logo. Aside from specific style templates (and footwear), manufacturers’ logos are around the same sizes. The Nike logo takes up about as much space as the Reebok vector logo did. Same thing with hockey jerseys. CCM, Nike, Reebok, Bauer, all branding is more or less the same size. For the NCAA to ban use of manufacturer logos, a school would have to propose a rule stating such to its conference. Say South Carolina loses its Under Armour deal, so they believe all schools should have to buy their own uniforms with no logos. So South Carolina would have to propose that rule to the SEC. Then, the SEC would have to get it approved/sponsored by a 2/3 majority of its schools. Then, the SEC would propose the legislation to the NCAA, where a majority of schools and conferences nationwide (although this would likely only be in the “Power Five” group) would have to vote to approve it. Since every Division I school is getting money and free gear from apparel companies, the chance of that happening is basically zero. Ever.  Members And it works, markets show that. Here, when we dropped adidas for Nike, local stores couldn’t get anyone to buy adidas shoes. Several quit carrying them altogether. Under Armour’s biggest shoe markets are near the schools that they have had relationships with. That’s why UA was willing to overpay for UCLA. They believe they can use the school as a launching point for their footwear and casual apparel business on the west coast.  Share on other sites 28,545 posts MJWalker45 Share on other sites Members 2 Prev BRice16 So, what difference does it make if it’s a manufacturer’s logo. If the manufacturer gives any sort of ‘in-kind’ or ‘discounted pricing’ to the school in exchange for ensuring their logo is quite identifiable on their sportswear, that should qualify as a sponsorship logo and be banned. Members Members slapshot First, could the NCAA ban the use of manufacturer logos on uniforms? Second, if they can, why don’t they? There is a limit to 1 manufacturer’s logo per garment and it has to fall within a 2.25 square inch boundary, so they can’t be displayed that brazenly.. The point of manufacturers displaying their logo is 1. To establish general brand-recognition and identify their brand by the success of the team wearing it, and 2. To add a point of reference for all the high school and other college teams who want to replicate a certain look they saw on tv.. I guarantee Nike has gotten thousands of phone calls from coaches who want “baylor’s look” or “oregon’s look”, etc.. Your average die hard fan probably doesn’t even notice the manufacturer’s logos.. They only stand out to us uniform nerds.. I’ve also heard several people on these boards say that the NFL should adopt college teams’ location of the swoosh (one chest swoosh instead of two sleeve swooshes), so it can’t be that bad.. Also, to my knowledge, the bible verses, etc rule only relates to writing things on the eye-black decals.. They can still write on their shoes, wrist tape, etc, so I don’t think there’s nearly as much policing going on there as you suggested.. But again, with the manufacturer’s logos, the NCAA already has rules in place to police this sort of thing, and I can’t say that I’ve really ever seen any oversized manufacturer’s logos on the field (at least not as a part of the team’s official uniform), so I don’t think there’s really any room to “creep” onto the uniforms any more than they have been for 20 years.. The only difference is the manufacturers are now trying to find other signature elements to include (such as Nike’s sweat boxes and Adidas’s shock web), but those are things that would be tough to control from an NCAA standpoint, imo.. 303 First, could the NCAA ban the use of manufacturer logos on uniforms? 0 WavePunter NCAA rules, as currently written, restrict advertising on a uniform to one manufacturer logo per piece of clothing. There is an exception for Bowl games and neutral-site games, where a patch can bare a sponsor logo.  Posted June 7, 2016 2,353 0 WavePunter 1,172 Share on other sites 3,288 posts hockey week 953 0 1,597 posts Link to post Members hockey week Volunteer Fan 0 Members 27 minutes ago, CrimsonBull9584 said: 3,288 posts 2,353 Link to post 2,353 Posted June 8, 2016 dfwabel 2,353 Share on other sites Could the NCAA ban manufacturer logos on uniforms? Link to post 0 I wish there’d be a rule that would tie manufacturer logo size to the cost of the piece, set one as the benchmark, like, say, hockey goalie pads, and everything else has to have a logo proportional in size and price to that. That would be my big compromise on the issue, but alas, it’ll never happen. If anything, we’re moving in the opposite direction with ads on jerseys being the next frontier. Id be in favor of the ban all together at every level, but at this point it’s not realistic. Once you open the door to advertising, you can’t shut it.  1,409 Can the NCAA ban it? Absolutely. It’s naive to think they couldn’t. But they won’t. Not as long as there’s money involved, with these programs getting free gear, with the NCAA getting ad revenue and jersey revenue, with the corporate relationships that exist. It’ll never actually happen. M4One 73 Next WavePunter This topic is now closed to further replies. As for your second point (in bold), market research shows the opposite. Fans of schools overwhelmingly buy apparel, even beyond school merchandise, of the manufacturer that sponsors their school or team. It is what is known in the business as the “halo effect” and is the biggest reason why the biggest contracts go to the schools with the biggest reach. Even with the most popular schools, Nike, adidas, Under Armour and the like can only hope to break even on licensed apparel. Where they expect to make more money is that a South Carolina fan will only by Under Armour workout gear or golf polos or their new running shoe line.  Followers 2 0 Location:Charlotte, NC 987 One of the biggest offenses of logo creep, in my opinion, is the mfg logo on the shin of the socks. I really feel if anything this should be banned. The logo on the socks stretches and looks ridiculously large. Posted June 7, 2016 The three stripes can be used as a traditional design element, but not as Adidas branding.. Basically, vertical stripes up a pants-leg or up the length of a sleeve would be banned, but three normal football sleeve stripes ( similar to the bears) would be fine, or three stripes on the collar or cuffs (like the Cavaliers uniforms) is ok too.. There are also ways around it, like varying stripe widths and colors.. It’s not a ban on 3-stripe designs, it’s just an attempt to keep Adidas from using their 3-stripe motif in addition to their normal logo, in ways ththey act  as advertisement.. Using 3 sleeve stripes or shoulder loops or any other normal, traditional football design element is fair game.. It’s just keeping Adidas reigned in 75last_img read more

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Man City star’s rapport with Guardiola ‘isn’t idyllic’ – Club could…

first_imgThe idea that Inter could turn their attention to Gabriel Jesus this summer is growing in Italy. What started out a simple idea appears to be turning into a full-on transfer story, as the Serie A club continue to plan for a possible ‘post-Lautaro Martínez’ scenario.The Argentine could still leave in the coming months, and if he does, he’ll need replacing.Names such as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Andrea Belotti have been mentioned, but Corriere dello Sport seem to think Jesus is the better fit.Already of interest to Inter back in 2016, the Brazilian eventually went to Manchester City as the Serie A side focused their attention on Gabriel Barbosa, but he’s never dropped off their radar.Embed from Getty ImagesCorriere point out that while this season has seen the 23-year-old play more than in previous years, Sergio Agüero remains the favoured striker at the Etihad (for good reason) and the rapport between Guardiola and Jesus ‘isn’t idyllic’.While he isn’t a guaranteed exit, the Brazil international is also not among the ‘unsellables’ in the north of England, with extra reason to look elsewhere if the Premier League side do end up missing out on the Champions League in the future.It’s reported that his agent has spoken to both Inter and Juventus, and it’s not excluded that a ‘scheme’ like the one created to secure the services of Romelu Lukaku last summer could be created to get Jesus, as City’s demands stand at around £63m for the young forward.It’s a lot of money, but if they do end up selling Martínez, they’ll have a few million to spare here and there.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this City-Building Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Forge of Empires – Free Online GameUndo聽多多 Hearmore.asia1969年前出生的香港居民現可免費試戴頂尖的歐洲助聽器聽多多 Hearmore.asiaUndoHero WarsGetting this Treasure is impossible! Prove us wrong!Hero WarsUndo熱門話題小心會長過頭…網友推爆:「真的長得超誇張!」熱門話題UndoStanChart by CNBC CatalystDigitization in Banks Is No Longer About Efficiency, but Business Resilience. Don’t Get Left Behind.StanChart by CNBC CatalystUndoCNN with DBS BankWhat Banks Did To Help Corporations Mitigate Future CrisesCNN with DBS BankUndoLoans | Search AdsNeed a loan? Search hereLoans | Search AdsUndoKeto减肥1個簡單的妙招一夜「融化」腹部贅肉(今晚試試)Keto减肥UndoTemenos by CNBC CatalystIs a Digital Revolution Crucial for Banks to Stay Ahead in a Post-Pandemic World?Temenos by CNBC CatalystUndolast_img read more

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HSI Sport Horse Foal Championship 2016

first_imgRegion 3Waterford, Kerry, Limerick, CorkNewcastle West Show Castlemahon, Co. Limerick17th July 2016 The points awarded for each of these ancestors will be based on the individual’s ancestor’s own performance or its progeny’s performance component of the star rating criteria, whichever is highest.For example a foal whose dam is eligible for a 4 star rating for her own showjumping performance and a 3 star rating for her progeny’s showjumping performance will be considered to be a 4 star mare out of an available 5 stars.  Her foal will receive 4 points for this dam.Where 5 pedigree points are available for an ancestor they will be awarded as follows: Trot1020 1st (Qualifies for Final)€500€500€500€500 Showjumping Section Qualifier/FinalEventing SectionQualifier/Final 10 Dam55 Overall athleticism and balance2520 Pedigree1010 21 Home  »  Breeding News  »  HSI Sport Horse Foal Championship 2016 25 July 2016, 11:06 Maximum Points Available Show Jumping ColtShow Jumping FillyEventing ColtEventing Filly Foals must also be registered in a studbook (pending DNA where this can be verified by the studbook is acceptable) that is a member of the WBFSH or Weatherbys and must be shown with their dams.Entry FormsCLICK HERE for an Entry Form for the HSI Sport Horse Foal Championship Qualifier at Coilog Equestrian CentreCLICK HERE for an Entry Form for the HSI Sport Horse Foal Championship Qualifier at Wexford Equestrian CentreCLICK HERE for an Entry Form for the HSI Sport Horse Foal Championship Qualifier at Galway Equestrian CentreCLICK HERE for an Entry Form for the HSI Sport Horse Foal Championship Qualifier at Tubberbride StablesCLICK HERE for an Entry Form for the HSI Sport Horse Foal Championship Qualifier at The Meadows Equestrian CentreCriteria for entryFoals must be registered in a studbook that is a member of the WBFSH or Weatherbys (pending DNA where this can be verified by the studbook is acceptable) and must be shown with their dams.Foals are only permitted to enter one regional qualifier but will not be limited to competing in the region in which the owner resides.Foals must be entered in either the Showjumping Section or the Eventing Section.  They cannot compete in both sections.The dam’s passport should be available on the day for inspection.All foals must be a minimum of 6 weeks old to compete at the Final.All foals must be named in order to compete in the Final.ClassesAll classes must run on a pre-entry basis. Entries will be taken by the show/venue and will be required 2 weeks prior to the event. Canter2515 Tags: Maximum Points for:Showjumping Damline Pedigree PointsEventing Damline Pedigree Points Regional ChampionshipVenueDateClosing Date 2nd €500€500€500€500 Show Jumping ColtShow Jumping FillyEventing ColtEventing Filly 55 Final (€10,000) ENTRIES CLOSED 31.5 Where 2.5 pedigree points are available for an ancestor (i.e. the maternal great granddam) they will be awarded as follows: 2nd €250€250€250€250 Performance damline pedigree will be assessed by the studbook prior to the class.  Points for pedigree will be based on the ISH Star Rating system, for 3 generations on the dam line. All classes must be held a prominent arena at the show with a suitable surface to cope with adverse conditions and a suitable loose movement pen (20x40m) or an indoor arena which should be fenced off 20m by 40 m.Shows cannot schedule or hold other foal classes as part of the show;Entry fees should not exceed €40. 1st€1,500€1,500€1,500€1,500 Functional conformation  2025 Region 5Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan, Monaghan, Longford, RoscommonTubberbride Stables, Co. Sligo7th August 2016 System for Evaluating Damline Pedigree CLOSING DATE 12th August 2016Entries directly to the show: galwayequestrian@eircom.net or call 086 1713601 44 Please note foals need to be kept on their lead at the venues except when being shown loose in the arena.CompetitorsFoals must be lead to and from the arena, and only turned loose when requested to do so by the judges.The judge’s decision as announced is for the qualifiers and Championship is final, the only exception is where the pedigree of the foal is not subsequently confirmed by DNA.Pedigree points allocation are based on the information provided by the owner on the completed entry form and these points allocated in the qualifier will not change retrospectively for the qualifier, but they may be updated for the final should additional information be forthcoming.Foals must be registered & microchipped for the qualifiers and must provide their passport for the final. Prize money will only be provided after pedigree confirmed by DNA and passport details are verified.Prize MoneyRegional Qualifiers (€3,000 per venue) HSI Sport Horse Foal Championship 2016 Region 2Tipperary, Wexford, Carlow, KilkennyWexford Equestrian, Tomhaggard, Co. Wexford18th August 2016CLOSING DATE 1st  August 2016Entries directly to the show: www.wexfordequestrian.ie or call 087 6613088 Walk1010 10 In addition €1,000 will be awarded to the best traditionally-bred foal and €1,000 towards prizes in kind, sashes etc.PreparationIt is important for the foals to be well prepared for the classes. To practice for the championship it is wise that the foal has been familiarised with the headcollar and leading at a young age. During the events the foals may not have lost all of their foal hairs. The judges will only examine the quality of the foal and does not pay attention to colour or coat. During the classes a foal’s health is more important than show condition coat. Completely shaving the foals is not recommended, because shaved foals are more likely to get a cold when they are outside in bad weather.These classes are not traditional show foal classes, they are for potential performance animals. Any evidence of foals having been over-fed or pushed to grow and develop unnaturally, which could be detrimental for their future bone development and general wellbeing will be penalised.EvaluationFoals will be presented to the judges accompanied by their dam. All foals must be paraded as a group at the start of each class before the individual evaluation of each foal.During the individual presentation the foal is positioned in front of the judges with a halter, in order to evaluate its posture and conformation. The mare will be kept at hand during the foals movement evaluation. The foal can then be judged freely on walk, trot and canter as indicated by the judges. When all the foals are evaluated, the judges will announce the Regional Champion and the Reserve.  The judges will describe the positive attributes of the foals to the audience and provide an assessment as to whether they think the foal is Eventer type or Showjumper type.Judging Criteria:There will be two judges for each category of Show jumping and Eventing.Foals will be judged according to the following criteria.Functional conformationWalkTrotCanterOverall athleticism and balancePedigreeThe judges will be provided with pedigee and pefomance information for each of the foals.Scoring will be judged out of 100 and will be based on the following traits: Star RatingNo Points Awarded Star RatingNo Points Awarded Region 1Wicklow, Louth, Kildare, Laois, Offaly, Meath, Westmeath, DublinCoilog Equestrian Centre, Kilmeague, Co Kildare22nd August 2016CLOSING DATE 8th August 2016Entries directly to the show:info@coilog.com or call 045 860842 33 22 Region 4Mayo, Galway, ClareGalway Equestrian Centre, Peakroe, Athenry, Galway24th August 2016 11 CLOSING DATE 25th July 2016Entries directly to the show:  noeleenkerins14@gmail.com or call 087 6712200 maternal granddam or maternal great granddam5 (maternal granddam) Or 2.5 (maternal great granddam)5 (maternal granddam)Or 2.5 (maternal great granddam) 42 Northern IrelandThe Meadows Equestrian Centre Lurgan, Co. Armagh19th  August 2016CLOSING DATE 4th August 2016Entries directly to the show: www.themec.co.uk or call 0044 28 38322417 The Championship, with a very generous prize fund of €30,000, aims to identify, evaluate and reward breeders who have bred a foal that has the potential to be competitive at the highest International level in the disciplines of show jumping or eventing.This year there will be 6 regional qualifiers with separate sections for potential showjumping foals and potential eventing foals.   Foals will be permitted to enter one regional qualifier but will not be confined to entering the qualifier in their own region.  €3,000 in prize money will be on offer at each of the qualifiers where 4 foals will be selected for the Final; the best show jumping type colt and filly, and the best eventing type colt and filly.The final will take place on the 26th August at Cavan Equestrian Centre where a pot of €10,000 will be on offer and two Champions will be named, Champion Showjumping Foal and Champion Eventing Foal. There will also be a special prize for the overall best traditionally-bred foal. The Showjumping Champion colt and filly will be offered free entry into the Cavan Elite Foal Sale taking place on the 22nd September at Cavan Equestrian Centre should their owners be interested in selling their foals. 10.5 52.5last_img read more

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