THE GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI BOUTIQUE in River Oaks District is already small, but it felt positively cramped Sunday night when some of Houston’s biggest—and tallest—stars came out for the Urchin Rocks sneaker launch. The new special-edition sneaker is a collaboration between the famed Italian luxury designer and Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker, a self...

Who is the greatest basketball player of all time? It's not Michael Jordan. That distinction belongs to hall of fame forward, Hank Luisetti, the first person to sore fifty points in a game, the innovator of the running one-handed shot, and the one responsible for paving the road to March Madness and the formation of the NBA. Nobody—not even Jordan...

The third annual Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) Dinner and Fundraiser for Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) was a smashing success at Carmine's Sports Bar and Restaurant in Brooklyn, New York on December 6, 2018. Jon Morosi, Carmone Gangone, and-Joe Quagliano (Chis Herder)Since its inception in 2016 when the IABF honored Na...

Earlier today, the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) announced that Tony DeMarco (58-12-1, 33 KOs) would be inducted with the Class of 2019. Induction weekend will take place June 6-9 of next year at the IBHOF’s headquarters in Canastota, NY. A resident of Boston’s North End neighborhood, DeMarco, known throughout the boxing world as “The F...

Italy beat the United States 2-0 in the team-of-five final on the penultimate day of competition at the Men's World Tenpin Bowling Championships in Hong Kong. In the best-of-three contest, the Italians won the first match 189-169 before taking the second 210-166 at the South China Athletic Association Bowling Centre. They had earlier beaten Canad...

Ooooommmmm. Magari non sarà tutto merito della meditazione o del chaturanga dandasana (ovvero la posizione del bastone a terra, come spiegano quelli che ne sanno), ma se c’è una squadra sorprendentemente in testa alla classifica della Western Conference della Nba, quella dove si azzuffano Warriors, Rockets, Thunder, Nuggets (in ordine sparso), per...

On most days, Bensonhurst’s new Italian-American community center looks like a miniature UN, with immigrants from all over gathering together for events and classes. Since the 1950s, Bensonhurst has been synonymous with Italian-American – the Little Italy of Brooklyn. But over the past 15 years, the demographics of the community have shifted, and n...

Sunday, December 16th at 3PM. Soccer Roof - 14 53rd street, 3rd floor, Brooklyn, New York 12232. Dear Friends, New York Italians in collaboration with D&C Sports Management Ltd. is happy to invite you to our 1st Annual Memorial "ALESSANDRO PATERNO", 1st annual soccer tournament in memory of Alessandro Paterno. A few months ago we lost an incredible...

As Italy wrestles with how to manage the effects of mass tourism on places like Venice and Florence, a clifftop village in the south of the country has caused controversy by charging visitors to enter its historic centre. Tourists have to pay €5 (£4.40) to enter the cobbled heart of Polignano a Mare, a spectacularly sited village of whitewashed hou...

«A essere sincero, ero seduto sulla tazza del water». Tra leggenda e realtà, sempre meglio la prima. Lo diceva Red Auerbach, l’inventore della dinastia dei Boston Celtics. E quindi questo articolo dovrebbe cominciare così. C’era una volta un italiano che sognava di fare il fotografo per l’Olimpo del basket Nba e per questo inseguì il suo sogno amer...