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By Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Jun 14, 2024 / 11:30 am The Boston Celtics won their first NBA title since 2008 — and their head coach Joe Mazzulla has already decided what he will do. “We’re flying to Jerusalem and we’re walking from Jericho to Jerusalem,” Mazzulla said in an NBC …

By Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Sep 11, 2023 / 13:10 pm After 19-year-old Coco Gauff won her first Grand Slam title at the women’s tennis championship in the U.S. Open on Saturday, she dropped to her knees, put her elbows on the bench, clasped her hands, and brought them to her …

That’s a phrase anyone who meets Jim Brooks will likely hear, no matter the weather or conditions. Brooks sees this as an uplifting mindset. “We should all fill in the blank: ‘It’s a great day for’ because it truly is great to be alive, to live for and love others …

Watching the Olympics is a passionate experience. It’s intense, witnessing the world’s most excellent athletes drive themselves to mind-blowing achievements. In 2012, I saw Oscar Pistorius rise to greatness, racing without lower legs. This year, I witnessed Shaun White defy gravity on his snowboard. Their talent is incredible and I’ll …

Whether it’s competitive indoor soccer or Monday evening volleyball, young adults in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are discovering new sides to their friends through recreation. In the last few years, young adults stepped into leadership roles on a quest to bring other like-minded young people together for a community activity. …

What’s the connection between sports and our Catholic faith? It’s the journey of discovery for professional soccer player Erin Yenney. The 29-year-old Troy, OH, native has found plenty of opportunity to live her faith, deepen her relationship with God and evangelize, all while traveling the world as she played the …

By and large, men and women love sports. Okay, maybe not everyone and perhaps not all sports, but throughout history, sports have been a beloved part of human life. Why? If you closely examine the fundamental elements of sport, you’ll see it closely aligns with some of the human heart’s …

By Jessica Able LOUISVILLE, Ky. (CNS) — Jockey Mike Smith, a Catholic who rode Justify in 2018 to a Triple Crown victory, prays before every race, but he doesn’t pray to win. For Mike, his ride in the The 148th Run for the Roses is Taiba the Santa Anita Derby …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Mar 3, 2022 / 16:02 pm The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) submitted an amicus brief Wednesday in support of Joseph Kennedy, a Christian who lost his job as a high school football coach for refusing to stop praying at the 50-yard line …