With preseason and soccer training camps beginning, Andrea Pirlo and his New York City teammates are ready for an entertaining season of Major League Soccer. Andrea Pirlo plays soccer like few can in the world today. The Italian World Cup winner, who plays for New York City FC, opens up their exciting 2017 campaign in a few weeks at Yankee Stadium...

The Italian sporting goods industry has not suffered during the three year recession that ended in 2015, and instead has actually increased its turnover despite the unfavorable economic climate. Italy's sporting goods system has a territorial benchmark in the Montebelluna district. According to Assosport, the association of sporting goods manufactu...

Johnny Giavotella has played at all levels of baseball in his young 29 years, and he will soon add one more to the list.  The New Orleans area native has committed to play for Team Italy in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, in what will be the fourth year of the international competition. Giavotella prepped at Jesuit High School in New Orleans,...

It makes sense for Lady Gaga to be wearing lots of patriotic sports-themed apparel, like her football purse, in the days leading up to her performance at what might be the most American sporting event of the year, the Super Bowl. Which appears to be why she chose to where a red, white and blue trendy track ensemble at Thursday’s Pepsi Zero Sugar Su...

Pierce County, Washington will soon be getting a new adult men’s soccer team.  Plans have been made to bring a National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) team to the area this season with the first games being played in May. Pierce County will be playing in the NPSL’s Northwest Conference, which includes teams in Seattle, WA (Seattle OSA FC), Bremerton,...

Two red boxing gloves rest at the center of a big round decal on the floor at the Rocky Club, its logo symbolizing the club's colorful history hosting bouts in a city steeped in boxing lore. This winter afternoon Lawrence-born Dave Bradstreet, 68, tends bar at the social club, affectionately known as "The Rocky."  The large room here at 11 Trinity...

On Nov. 19, 2016, the Mercer County Italian American Festival Association hosted a dedication ceremony of the new Bocce Court at Notre Dame High School. The Bocce Court was donated by the MCIAFA in an effort to introduce Bocce as part of their sports curriculum. In the future, MCIAFA will be reaching out to other high schools in the area to install...

L’alto numero di pugili americani di origine italiana che popolarono le riunioni statunitensi fino agli anni ’50 dello scorso secolo, induceva molti di essi ad affrontarsi tra di loro, in particolar modo quando il valore dei contendenti era più elevato rispetto alla media nazionale. In tale maniera il 29 gennaio 1951, nella città di Holyoke, Massac...

BY TEREZ A. PAYLOR   The Broncos have hired away Brock Olivo to be their special-teams coach, a source told The Star on Thursday. Mike Klis of Denver 9 News reported it first. Olivo has been the Chiefs' assistant special teams coach for the last three years. He replaced Kevin O'Dea, who left Chiefs coach Andy Reid's staff in Januar...

AC Cugini Roma Academy Maryland is holding a Free Clinic on Saturday, January 21, 1:30-3:00pm for boys and girls ages 6-8 as an Introduction to AC Cugini's Pre-Travel Academy Program. Location: Friends Meeting School gym, Ijamsville, MD. All participants should wear indoor soccer shoes and shinguards. Parents must...