Sports

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Sam Smith, former basketball pro, dies at 79 amidst NBA pension controversy

For years, the NBA has refused retirement benefits to former ABA players, despite the two leagues merging in 1976. The latest to die was a Black Catholic.

National prayer union for firefighters honors Denver's Black Catholic saint-to-be

Servant of God Julia Greeley has perhaps the most active cause among the six US Black Catholic saints-to-be, and a prayer union is her guild's latest initiative.

Kobe Bryant estate ends dispute with Nike, announces new partnership

The second-largest apparel company in the world will once again begin producing apparel featuring the name and likeness of Kobe Bryant, after a year of halted production.

Opinion: The Catholic University of America has a racism problem.

America's national Catholic university has a long history of racism, and a new video from their business dean—a European immigrant—seems to be more of the same.

From Cocky to Keels to Cooley: Black Catholic storylines in March Madness' second weekend

Cinderellas, mid-majors, and blue bloods alike are supplying interesting Sweet Sixteen matchups this year involving Catholic schools, players, and coaches.

Saint Peter's University—majority-minority Jesuit school—headlines March Madness with upset of #2 Kentucky

A Catholic university with a one-fifth Black student population took down Kentucky on Thursday night in a thrilling start to March Madness.

Gold for Gold: Xavier University of Louisiana wins first-ever national championship with record-setting competitive cheer victory

The nation's Catholic HBCU has captured a national title in competitive cheer, a third-year program at the school that dominated all season long.
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