Utah Jazz owner and philanthropist Gail Miller was running between meetings when she heard the news from Washington D.C. A colleague had told her she would be receiving a congressional award honoring her work with young people. Miller thought the idea was far-fetched. “I didn’t even know much about the award, I never expected it,” she told The Associated Press this week. In June, Miller will receive The Horizon Award, which recognizes humanitarian leaders in the private sector.
He quoted a 2nd Century saint, a famed historian, and the renowned philosopher Allen Ezail Iverson. “Shooters shoot the ball!” Kyle Korver recalled the Hall of Famer Iverson telling him when Korver was just a rookie. And that was just one piece of advice Korver had for the 2019 graduating class of Creighton University. Korver, a 2003 graduate of the university, was the school’s commencement speaker on Saturday. He also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree during the ceremony.