The storybook Lincoln football season will continue in high fashion May 13 at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, where the organization’s third annual San Francisco High School Awards Banquet will be held. Modeled after the Downtown Athletic Club’s Heisman Trophy, Lincoln coach Phil Ferrigno and quarterback-defensive back Jovan Baker will be...

Joe Bellino was sitting in an electrical engineering class at the Naval Academy in November 1960 when he was summoned by the school’s superintendent. Mr. Bellino, Navy’s star halfback, thought he was in trouble. The superintendent’s office was filled with people, including two sports reporters and an admiral, who read a telegram from the Downtown A...

Not many college football athletes are aware there is opportunity to continue playing this sport after graduation, outside of the United States. Sport of football is growing in the entire world, Mexico, Japan, Europe, and with that beeing said, in Italy as well. Football networking platform www.ThePodyum.com is working with 400+ teams and organizat...

Sasso di Castalda is a town in the province of Potenza (Basilicata), known above all for its double Tibetan bridge, the "Ponte alla Luna". From here, in 1921, Antonio Petrone and his wife Teresa DeLuca left for America, moving away from the south despite the work of Antonio, a member of the Carabinieri, with the awareness that they wanted to offer...

The offseason is officially here. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Broncos and Ravens have a deal in place to send veteran quarterback Joe Flacco from Baltimore to Denver. The trade will become official on March 13, the first day of the 2019 league year.  The Ravens were expected to trade Flacco this offseason, but the Broncos weren’t widely...

As sailed a fellow countryman so long ago, new Minnesota United goalkeeper Vito Mannone, too, crossed the ocean blue seeking adventure in a new world. Italian born and raised, Mannone has left behind a professional career built in England’s Premier League and second division for MLS and a new country in which he has vacationed, including his honeym...

Weekends are big for FOX Sports broadcaster Tim Brando this time of year. This week he’s about to finish up four college basketball games in seven days, each on a different campus. But last weekend was even bigger than usual — and he didn’t have a game. His job is to call the action; last weekend, he had a Friday-Saturday doubleheader, and he WAS t...

Un nome da mitologia, un’avventura da favola, da “italiana d’America”. Col lieto fine da copione Usa. Nausicaa Dell’Orto, 25 anni, vive a Philaldelphia, dove lavora da screenwriter per Nfl Films. Racconta il football dietro una telecamera, si racconta alla vigilia delle finali di Conference playoff New Orleans-LA Rams e Kansas City-New England. Anz...

He was my first real coach. It was December 1957, the early years of rock ‘n’ roll on the radio, the New England Patriots off in the distance somewhere, and Frank Murgo was the coach of the Peck Junior High School basketball team, a team I was trying out for. He was a gym teacher at Peck then, but his real claim to fame, for us anyways, was that we...

The Broncos are hiring Vic Fangio to become their next head coach, team sources told 9NEWS. The Broncos and Fangio have reached agreement on a four-year contract with a fifth-year option. Fangio flew in from Chicago to Denver and arrived at the Broncos' UCHealth Training Center headquarters around 3:30 p.m. His introduction press conference with lo...