5.8
TCC Video: Kevin Durant Thanks His Mom for Choosing Life

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When Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder was named MVP of the NBA, he took the opportunity to thank God, his family and his mom for choosing life, “We weren’t supposed to be here. . . You sacrificed for us. You’re the real MVP.” Watch it after the jump, and Happy Mother’s Day.

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5.16
TCC Films: The Street Stops Here

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the street stops here

The nation’s best high school basketball coach, Bob Hurley Sr., coaches at St. Anthony’s, an inner-city Catholic high school in Jersey City. Read the rest of Anna Keating’s recommendation and watch the trailer after the jump:

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7.15
Misc: In Going Home James May Be Ending an Exile From Himself

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LeBron James kisses his mother

William C. Rhoden writes for The New York Times about LeBron James‘ surprisingly moving decision to return home to Cleveland, to forgive, and to understand that he has a responsibility to his community. Read it here: In Going Home James May Be Ending an Exile From Himself

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5.12
Misc: Nuns Cheer on the Spurs

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Nuns Got Game

Several communities of Roman Catholic nuns in San Antonio, Texas pray for the moral values, sportsmanship, and resolve of Spurs players. (The San Antonio Spurs are the official NBA team of The Catholic Catalogue) they’re currently in the playoffs, and play the Trailblazers tonight. Read about one such community of Carmelites and Spurs fans from SA Today’s Catholic here: Nuns Cheer on Spurs. More photos after the jump:

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