Artist LeRoy Neiman Has Died
Artist LeRoy Neiman died Wednesday at the age of 91. You might recognize him for his brightly-colored and usually sports-themed paintings.
Or you may know him as the ring announcer in several of the “Rocky” movies.
Check out this TV profile on Neiman from last year. Forward to the 8:07 mark to see a brief clip of him in “Rocky 3″.
Here’s something cool: We actually have a Neiman print hanging here at the Kool studios. You may remember back in the 90’s that we used to air Rush Limbaugh in the afternoons. Well, Rush sent us the gift as a ‘thank you’ since we were one of the only FM radio stations in the country to air his program, which was in it’s infancy at the time.
Here I am posing with it: