Lew Hill, former UNLV men’s basketball assistant, dies

Lew Hill, a UNLV men’s assistant basketball coach from 2004-11, died in his sleep Sunday morning. He was 56.

Hill was the men’s basketball coach at Texas-Rio Grande Valley and coached in the school’s 77-75 loss to Texas Southern on Saturday.

He was 67-77 in his five seasons as the Vaqueros’ head coach. He led Texas-Rio Grande Valley to postseason berths in 2018 and 2019, the school’s first since it reached the 1981 National Invitational Tournament at Texas-Pan American.

Hill served as an assistant under Lon Kruger for 12 seasons at UNLV and Oklahoma. The Rebels were 161-74 under Kruger and reached the NCAA tournament four times during that span, including a Sweet 16 berth in 2007.

Kruger said Hill brought credibility to his programs and was terrific with players, on and off the floor, and in the community.

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Son of Chiefs Coach Andy Reid Hurt in Life-Threatening Crash


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Just days ahead of Super Bowl LV, Kansas City Chiefs assistant linebackers coach Britt Reid — son of head coach Andy Reid — was injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Thursday night.

The incident, which was first reported by KSHB 41 Action News, occurred around 9:00 p.m. CT just one exit south of the team’s practice facility at Truman Sports Complex in Kansas City. According to the Kansas City Police Department, a four-year-old and five-year-old child were also hurt, the latter in still in critical condition with life-threatening injuries as of Saturday. Heavy has since verified the official Go Fund Me page accepting donations on behalf of family devasted by the crash.

Reid’s injuries are considered to be non-life-threatening at this point in time. However, ESPN’s Dianna Russini reported on Saturday that he is expected to remain in a Kansas City area

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5-Year-Old Girl in Critical Condition After Car Crash Involving Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Coach

The multi-vehicle car crash involving Britt Reid, the son of Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and the team’s outside linebackers coach, on Thursday night has left a 5-year-old girl hospitalized in critical condition.



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Police say Reid, 35, admitted to drinking prior to the crash, which took place near the team’s home stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, just days before Super Bowl LV. An investigation is underway and Reid has not yet been charged.

“The organization has been made aware of a multi-vehicle accident involving Outside Linebackers Coach, Britt Reid. We are in the process of gathering information, and we will have no further comment at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved,” the Chiefs said in a statement previously obtained by PEOPLE.



a little girl smiling at the camera: The 5-year-old girl is in "critical condition in the hospital and hasn't awoken since the crash," according to a GoFundMe page created by a family member


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The 5-year-old girl is in “critical condition in the hospital and hasn’t awoken since the crash,”

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Medical Schools See Record Number of Applicants, Specifically in Black and Latino Students

Becoming a doctor is not an easy feat. There’s a lot of time, effort, stress, money and determination put into just getting into medical school, plus years of training before a doctor can practice on their own.



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The profession has had an identity associated with it for decades that doesn’t necessarily resemble the ever changing demographics of America, but there’s a slow shift happening.

The Association of American Medical Colleges, AAMC, said applications to medical school are at an ‘all-time high.’ Specifically, they’ve noticed an increase in Black and Latino students applying to further dreams of becoming physicians.

There is not an exact reason to explain the increase, but experts believe the pandemic and other events from 2020 may have a role.

“I think we can look at our society and what’s happening on the news day-to-day in terms of not only the

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