Sports

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Simone Biles named Time's 2021 Athlete the Year

The nation's favorite Black Catholic gymnast is being honored yet again, following her mental health advocacy and Olympic triumph in 2021.

Black Catholic, first African American to cross the Atlantic, invited to Vatican for World AIDS Day

A noted HIV/AIDS activist from New York is headed to Rome later this week to commemorate a historic meeting with Pope St John Paul II.

Former MLB player Darrell Miller Sr.—brother of Reggie and Cheryl—ordained first Black permanent deacon in Orange County

A former MLB slugger and convert has made Black Catholic history in SoCal on a number of fronts.

Two parishes in Tulsa fundraising for soccer complex, possible Black Catholic history museum

A youth sports outreach in North Tulsa is fueling plans for a re-developed soccer field and a Black Catholic history museum—which could be the first of its kind.

Black Catholic rower, first African American to cross the Atlantic, to feature in NYC Columbus Day Parade tomorrow

A history-making Black rower is being feted tomorrow at the nation's premier Columbus Day Parade in his hometown. He's also a devout Catholic.

Tamika Tremaglio—a Black Catholic—named head of NBA players' union

A high-powered Deloitte lawyer is headed to the most successful labor union in the world. She's also a Black Catholic.

Toni Stone, first female baseball pro, feted in new staging of play from Lydia Diamond

A 2019 play on a quintessential sports pioneer—and Black Catholic—has returned to in-person status after a brief delay due to COVID-19.
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