Robert Covington giving back to his alma mater, Tennessee State University

As NBA forward Robert Covington makes his way to Portland after the Blazers-Rockets trade news broke Monday night, Covington has been helping out his alma mater Tennessee State University.

Last week it was announced that Covington is aiding in funding a major project on campus.

Covington is donating a million dollars in helping to develop a future practice facility for both the men’s and women’s basketball teams.

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After graduating from TSU in 2013, he discussed with Rachel Nichols of ESPN’s ‘The Jump’ that he wanted to pay it forward at a place that helped him do so much.

For me, being able to give back and do my part – it’s time. I’m here in this city a lot… For me to do this for my alma mater it’s a big thing.

Robert Covington on ‘The Jump’

Tennessee State is one of

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Notre Dame stays unbeaten by defeating Boston College, giving coach Brian Kelly his 100th victory at the school

BOSTON — Notre Dame has a history of following big wins with letdowns against rival Boston College.

This time the Irish wound up making some history for their coach at the Eagles’ expense.

Ian Book passed for three touchdowns and ran for another and the second-ranked Irish overcame an early deficit to roll to a 45-31 victory over BC on Saturday.

The Fighting Irish’s eighth straight win in the series between FBS’s only Catholic institutions gave coach Brian Kelly his 100th career victory at the school, tying him with Lou Holtz for second all-time. He is now just five behind coach Knute Rockne.

“One hundred wins. I was gonna say it felt like 100 years. But it’s not something I spend time thinking about. I will when I’m not coaching anymore,” Kelly said. “It means I’ve had a lot of good players, a lot of good coaches. I’m fortunate to

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Notre Dame joins the College Football Playoff, giving the ACC two teams

What a difference one week can make.

The ACC race seemed fairly clear-cut with Clemson expected to run the table and leave one College Football Playoff spot open for other conferences to fill. That place was projected to go to Oregon last week with the Ducks and the Pac-12 getting their season started.

The outlook after Notre

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Iowa Called for Donald Trump, Giving Him 6 Electoral College Votes

Iowans reaffirmed their support for President Donald Trump, handing him another victory in the Hawkeye State, albeit by what appears to be a slimmer margin than in 2016.

a close up of a person wearing a helmet: People listen while President Donald Trump speaks during a Make America Great Again rally at Dubuque Regional Airport on Sunday in Dubuque, Iowa. On Tuesday, Trump took Iowa for the second time around, giving him six electoral college votes.

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People listen while President Donald Trump speaks during a Make America Great Again rally at Dubuque Regional Airport on Sunday in Dubuque, Iowa. On Tuesday, Trump took Iowa for the second time around, giving him six electoral college votes.

Trump secured six electoral college votes with his victory in Iowa, putting him on a path to victory by the time the state was called. Four years ago, Trump bested then-Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton by nearly 10 percentage points, but going into Tuesday, he had less than a two-point lead on average over Biden.

The president’s appeal to Iowans appeared to lessen over the past four years—or Biden’s increased from Clinton—and his win in the state was by only

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Lundin Family giving gift to University of Arizona to create interdisciplinary school of mining and mineral resources

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 29, 2020 /CNW/ – The Lundin Family is pleased to announce their support for an ambitious new expansion program at the school of mining and mineral resources at the University of Arizona.   The Lundin Family has made a US $2 million commitment and will provide up to an additional US $2.5 million through a grant challenge to match funds raised by December 2022.

The University of Arizona has long been recognized as having one of the top mining engineering programs in the world.  The Lundin Family gift will help the university upgrade facilities, provide financial support to students and work toward an interdisciplinary school of mining and mineral resources.

The program aims to encourage and prepare a new generation of professionals to enter the mining industry from different educational disciplines and specialties including finance, law, computer science, environment and social sciences, etc.

“We are

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Guerin Emig: COVID-19 and college football coaches: “This virus is giving us opportunities we don’t want” | OU Sports Extra

Still, concern, confusion and disruption all lurk.

We have focused mostly on how the virus affects players, rightfully so since kids and young adults are our first priority regardless of subject or circumstance.

We shouldn’t, however, miss the older adults. We shouldn’t miss the coaches and staff members.

“As we knew more about the virus, and I think we’ve been on 17 different committees just dealing with this since March, there was growing data, and this has played out, that this doesn’t impact young men as seriously potentially,” said Todd Berry, executive director of the American Football Coaches Association. “Most of them don’t even know that they have it. That’s played out even on teams. Most have not felt sick. The testing has basically caught it.

“The group that is more vulnerable to something serious is individuals that are elderly or with preexisting conditions and so on, and that certainly

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