What college football coach’s daughter will be on ‘Jeopardy!’ on Friday?

Fans on social media have been known to have fun at the expense of “Jeopardy!” contestants for whom sports knowledge might not have been a strong suit.

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That isn’t likely to be the case for one of Friday’s contestants should a football-related category happen to come up in her game.

Katherine Ryan, a non-profit executive and the daughter of North Carolina football coach Mack Brown, will try her hand at the game of answers and questions. She’s sure to have a lot of support from Tar Heels’ followers.

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Even if there isn’t a full sports category, there is usually a question or two related to athletic endeavors within the game material. Sometimes the clues go for something as simple as terminology but they also can include the intersection of sports with popular culture.

Alex Trebek wearing a suit and tie: "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek has died. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2019.

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“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek has died. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2019.

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Davina McCall’s daughter got COVID after going to university

Davina McCall attending The Masked Singer press launch held at The Mayfair Hotel, London. (Photo by Scott Garfitt/PA Images via Getty Images)
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Davina McCall has revealed that her teenage daughter tested positive for the coronavirus days after going to university.

The TV presenter said Holly, 18 – her eldest child with her ex Matthew Robertson – had been at Newcastle University for “a week” when she contracted the virus.

McCall, 53, spoke out during a chat with her partner Michael Douglas on their podcast Making The Cut.

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Douglas was telling how he and his son had tested negative for the virus, and the former Big Brother star chimed in: “Whereas my daughter got it. She tested positive.”

She went on: “’She went to Newcastle University and was there a week and got COVID.

“Can you imagine an influx of 50,000 students from all over the country and none of them are social distancing?’

The pair also joked about how they are now calling the virus, “the COVIDs”.

Discussing how things are funnier in plurals, McCall said: “I can’t call it COVID any more, I just call it the COVIDs.”

Douglas suggested it was a relief that Holly had had the virus and that it was “done and dusted” and the TV star agreed.

Newcastle is one of the universities to have been hit with an outbreak of the coronavirus, with over 1,000 cases.

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McCall and Douglas are thought to have been an item since last year.

TV star McCall was previously married to Pet Rescue presenter Matthew Robertson but they parted company in 2017.

As well as Holly, the pair share daughter Tilly, 16, and son Chester, 13.

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For A Summit Mother And Daughter, Voter Education Starts At Home

SUMMIT, NJ — Like many parents, Tracy Keegan is always mindful of the kind of world her three daughters grow up in and how vital election results can be in determining what that world looks like. But as someone who has been active in spreading the word about the importance of voting, Keegan also wanted to make sure her daughters are involved in spreading such a vital message.

For Keegan, the co-founder of the locally-based activist group, Summit Marches On, the grassroots effort started at home. Last week, the not-for-profit organization sent out nearly 18,500 letters and 3,000 postcards to voters in battleground states reminding residents in those states to cast their ballots. For Keegan’s daughter, Katie – a freshman at the University of Delaware – the excitement of voting in her first election in November was part of the motivation to get in on the action of helping with the massive mailing campaign.

As part of a national effort called The Big Send organized by another not-for-profit, Vote Forward, the mother and daughter team led a local campaign to inform as many battleground state voters to get be active in the days leading up to election day.

“In a time of so much turmoil and division, compounded by the isolation of the pandemic, people really responded to the idea that they could reach out to their fellow Americans in such a personal way,” Tracy Keegan said. “As a mom of three daughters, I, like most parents, want to ensure that the world my children inherit is better than the one I grew up in. And right now? That future is uncertain.”

In January, Summit Marches On began distributing voter packets to its members that included everything volunteers would need to write letters to voters in battleground states, encouraging their participation in the voting process. For Katie Keegan, who has been at home for long stretches of time because of the coronavirus pandemic, getting involved including help her mother stamping a few letters and helping to get more than 1,500 local voters registered in an effort earlier this year. By September, she was mailing out mailer packets by the dozens each day to make sure voters were getting a clear message that their voice matters come November.

Summit Marches On board members, Amanda Greenblatt, Tracy Keegan, Lacey Cotter-Rzeszowski, Terri Tauber (photo courtesy of Tracy Keegan)
Summit Marches On board members, Amanda Greenblatt, Tracy Keegan, Lacey Cotter-Rzeszowski, Terri Tauber (photo courtesy of Tracy Keegan)

Katie Keegan balanced the mailing effort with other community projects she has become involved in because of the on-going pandemic. But as she prepares to vote for the first time herself in the November election, she realized how important targeting voters in key states was in helping shape her future.

“Being part of the work my mom and Summit Marches On have been doing for the last three years makes me feel like I am actually doing something to help people who have been marginalized since (President Donald) Trump took office,” said Katie Keegan, who, along with her mother have addressed and sent

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