NBA Finals: LeBron James wins fourth career MVP award

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For the fourth time in his 17-year career, LeBron James has climbed the mountaintop.

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James and the Lakers coasted to a 109-93 victory over the Heat in Game 6 to win the 2020 NBA Finals. James finished the night with 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists, extending his record of career triple-doubles in the NBA Finals to 11. He averaged 29.8 points, 11.8 rebounds and 8.5 assists, shooting 59.1% from the field for the series, winning his fourth career Finals MVP award.

The win puts James in second place by himself for career Finals MVP awards, trailing only Michael Jordan, who won the award six times. Three others have won the award three times: Magic Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal and Tim Duncan.

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Frontier Nursing University Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

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2020 Marks the Third Consecutive Year that FNU Receives HEED Award

Versailles, KY, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Frontier Nursing University (FNU) received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the third consecutive year that FNU has received this prestigious award. 

As a recipient of the annual Health Professions HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — FNU will be featured, along with 45 other recipients, in the December 2020 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. 

“The HEED Award process consists of a comprehensive and rigorous application that includes questions relating to the recruitment and retention of students and employees — and best practices for both — continued leadership support for diversity, and other aspects of campus diversity and inclusion,” said Lenore Pearlstein, publisher of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. “We take a detailed approach to reviewing each application in deciding who will be named a HEED Award recipient. Our standards are high, and we look for institutions where diversity and inclusion are woven into the work being done every day across their campus.”

“Being selected as a recipient of the prestigious HEED Award for a third consecutive year is an incredible honor for Frontier Nursing University,” said FNU President Dr. Susan Stone. “Amidst the current social justice movement in our country, it is imperative that FNU serve as an agent for change. We know that culturally competent care improves health outcomes and begins with a more diverse healthcare system. We are proud to be taking a leadership role in this movement by educating an increasingly diverse student body, but fully recognize that we have much to


Patrick Mahomes’ four TD passes gets him this award for the fourth time in his career

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Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes put the finishing touches on a stellar Week 3 with league recognition.

Mahomes was chosen the AFC Offensive Player of the Week, the NFL announced Wednesday morning.

The Chiefs’ signal-caller completed 31 of 42 passes for 385 yards and four touchdowns with a 133.5 passer rating, adding 26 yards rushing and a touchdown, to lead Kansas City in a 34-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens.

His scoring passes went to four different players: wide receiver Tyreek Hill, wide receiver Mecole Hardman, fullback Anthony Sherman and left tackle Eric Fisher.

Mahomes’ performance Monday night propelled the Chiefs to a fourth straight 3-0 start to a regular season and their 12th consecutive win combining the regular season and postseason dating back to Week 11 of the 2019 campaign.

He also etched his name in the NFL record books with another notable achievement. Mahomes topped 10,000 career passing yards in just his 34th game to become the fastest quarterback in league history to reach the milestone. Pro Football Hall of Famer Kurt Warner previously set the mark at 36 games.

Wednesday’s announcement marked the fourth time in Mahomes’ career he was won the AFC Offensive Player of the Week. The NFL previously recognized Mahomes with the award twice in 2018 and once in 2019.


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