The first night of the highly anticipated Italian-American Friendship Challenge for harness racing Amateur Drivers took place on Saturday night at Pompano Park and the Italian visitors took command early and hold a 70 to 56 lead heading into the Sunday night finale. The four race extravaganza--three of which were held on Saturday night--began with...

As the country remains disgusted and transfixed by another sporting-world child sexual abuse case, HBO released its trailer for Paterno. The film, which debuts this spring, stars the legendary Al Pacino as winningest coach in college football history Joe Paterno, who tumbled abruptly from grace amid evidence that he was aware that his assistant coa...

Peter Renzulli (born in 1895 in New York), goalkeeper, in the 1920-21 season began playing in the semi-pro tournament NAFBL (National Association Football League) with the Brooklyn Robins Dry Dock, who faced 7 other teams from New York, Bethlehem, Kearney, Philadelphia. Harrison, Bayonne and Bunker Hill. In the same years there were other territori...

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy Friday announced the hiring of Brock Olivo as assistant special teams coach. Olivo comes to the Bears after serving as the special teams coordinator with the Denver Broncos this past season. Prior to that, Olivo worked alongside Nagy in Kansas City from 2014-16 as the Chiefs' assistant special teams coach. During...

As recently as this past Sunday, Julia Mancuso still held out hope that she would qualify for her fifth Olympic Winter Games. “I’m not racing,” she tweeted from a downhill race in Austria’s Bad Kleinkirchheim on Sunday. “Saving my energy and hoping to have my best races in Cortina!!! One more week to qualify for the Olympics!” But the pain from a d...

Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini will appear at the Watertown Area Boxing Club’s 10th annual Carmen Basilio Quest for Champions in September. Mancini will appear at a “Dinner with a Champion,” event at the Italian-American Club on Friday, Sept. 7 before serving as the Guest of Honor for the WABC’s annual flagship boxing show the following night.

Could Andrea Pirlo’s successor at Juventus be ready to follow his path to Major League Soccer? Those are the rumblings out of Italy, where reports claim that Juve legend Claudio Marchisio is considering a move to MLS at the close of the current Serie A campaign. A versatile central midfielder who has transitioned from an all-action, box-to-box role...

Italian luxury brand Bruno Magli will be among the sponsors for this year’s Beach Polo World Cup in Miami, which features a brand-new layout, filled with daily activities outside of the polo matches. The event will include polo matches throughout the weekend (matches began this morning) with six teams competing for the cup. Top polo players includi...

E' il 5 dicembre dell’anno appena concluso: dopo la Conferenza dei Servizi-fiume, durata due giorni, arriva l’attesissimo ‘sì’ al progetto di Tor di Valle. Roma e la Roma esultano, Pallotta è entusiasta: “È come se mi avessero tolto un peso dalle spalle”, dirà qualche giorno dopo. Da quel momento è entrata nel vivo la caccia agli investitori, rassi...

In the "Italian American Baseball Family" filmmaker Roberto Angotti shares the captivating story about how Italian Americans "assimilated into popular culture through America's favorite pastime in his new hour-long Italian American Baseball Family documentary." The documentary details stories of those Italians who left home between 1880 and 1920 an...