You can’t beat being there. There is nothing quite like the bellow of the Olimpico as the crowd roars “Tottiiii” or the last chorus of Venditti’s ‘Roma Roma’. And don’t forget the ritual groping from the local police as you make your way through those two layers of bizarre turnstile security gates. But the fact is if you’re reading this, there’s a...

They came, they met, they left. What they talked about only they know for now. But Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino certainly appeared to be in a good mood as he made his way from the Levi Lincoln Room in City Hall to the elevator a little after 1 p.m. Friday. Lucchino, accompanied by two men he did not identify, was in Worcester for what...

Raffaello "Ralph" DePalma (born in Italy in 1883 in Troia, Puglia) arrived in Brooklyn together with his parents in 1891. The very young Pugliese American began to work as apprentice in a food shop, delivering by bicycle home deliveries. Then the first money arrived, together with dreams and a used bike powered by motor, and then the first races an...

For someone once constantly told he was too small to have an NHL future, Brian Gionta is enjoying a few last laughs entering the twilight of his career. At 38, the 5-foot-7, 180-pound forward has no regrets with the decision he made last summer to put family and flag first to forego a chance at playing a 17th NHL season.

"I'm really, really excited for the season that is coming!" Barbieri said. "I am really proud that I will be part of a big team, one of most important women's cycling teams in the world. I'm sure that it will be a big opportunity for me to learn a lot of new things from these champions - World, Olympic and more!" Barbieri won her world title at her...

Imagine a great Sunday Italian feast, only this time with 100 members of your extended family. And at the helm, sits the incomparable Bobby Valentine. For those in attendance Thursday evening at Carmine’s in Brooklyn, this epic gathering was a reality, led by the former New York Mets manager in support of the Italian American Baseball Foundation. V...

Things have been so bleak for San Francisco in recent years that one successful start by the franchise quarterback of the future was enough to get the 49ers faithful dreaming big. Jimmy Garoppolo is already being compared to greats such as Joe Montana by the fans and talk radio shows after winning his first start for San Francisco, praise he quickl...

A second Italian syndicate have signalled their intention to challenge for the America's Cup. Sardinia-based Adelasia of Torres announced on Wednesday their hope of being in Auckland in 2021. They are fronted by Renato Azara who runs the Mediterranean island's major freight company as well as a maritime agency that services the needs of super yacht...

Past and present MLB players and executives as well as a traveling delegation from Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) celebrated everyting Italian and embracedBobby Valentine premiato alla cena IABF 2017 (Chris Heider) the challenges that lie ahead for the 501(c)(3) charity, the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF), at the second...

Former United States women's national team goalkeeper Hope Soloannounced Thursday that she is launching a bid for president of U.S. Soccer.  In a post on Facebook, Solo said she is running for the position and will place an emphasis on fixing a "systemic problem" in youth soccer that hands children from middle- and upper-middle-class backgrounds an...