Danilo Gallinari—all 6-10 of him—is sitting on a small couch in a makeshift green room at the Nordstrom Century City in Los Angeles. It is All-Star Weekend, and the veteran is making an appearance on behalf of Tissot. Teammates describe Gallo as laid-back and unbothered, and that’s exactly how he looks today. The Clippers forward is lounging comfor...

Every seat in Reynolds Coliseum was filled an hour before game time. The attraction was more than the advertised 10th anniversary celebration of the 1983 NCAA championship, more than the contest that followed against Duke. Fans and professional onlookers came to see the color analyst for the ABC telecast, the restless architect of that ’83 title, t...

Baseball Italian Style brings together the memories of major leaguers of Italian heritage whose collective careers span almost a century, from the 1930s up to today. In these first-person accounts, baseball fans will meet at an intimate level the players they cheered as heroes or jeered as adversaries, as well as coaches, managers, front-office exe...

Zany Italian Sofia Goggia denied Lindsey Vonn the chance to reclaim the Olympic downhill gold with a winning run that perfectly mixed aggression and control in the marquee event of women's Alpine skiing at the Pyeongchang Games on Wednesday. The bubbly 25-year-old from Bergamo clocked one minute, 39.22 seconds to take gold nine hundredths of a seco...

Joe Jordano, who is entering his 21st season at Pitt's baseball coach, is scheduled to reach a milestone when he coaches his 1,500th game, including time spent as coach at Merychurst, April 29 at Cost Field against LIU Brooklyn. Barring postponements, of course. Senior outfielder Frank Maldonado, who was the team's second-leading hitter last season...

The Little Italy Association, Convivio and the Italian Cultural Center are proud to partner with the San Diego Padres for the 2018 Italian Heritage Night on Thursday, May 31. Come celebrate with us for an evening of special guests and programming. Purchase your ticket today to have a chance to receive a limited edition, commemorative San Diego Padr...

Domenica 18 febbraio 2018, in occasione del Gladiatori Day a Castel Giorgio (TR) presso lo stadio “Vince Lombardi” e il MUFA - Museo del Football Americano, verrà presentato il libro di Fausto Batella "GLADIATORI ROMA 1973 – 2013. 40 anni di football americano". Un volume di grande formato (cm. 21 x 29,7) di oltre 200 pagine e più di 150 illustrazi...

In Randall's Island, the US national team is preparing for the World Cup in Brazil. These are exciting days, a little underestimated by the rest of the country: soccer in the Fifties is an ethnic sport discipline, little space in the media, few means available. In the group of athletes led by coach Bill Jeffy there are five Italian Americans: Nicho...

Paul Pierce rightfully had his No. 34 placed in the Garden rafters Sunday, in large part because of his role in bringing a championship to the Celtics. But there was a guy at the gymnasium on Causeway Street last night who had a hand in three Celtics titles, and what I want to know is when is someone going to raise a banner for Dick Vitale? Yes, th...

Three winters ago, Alabama head women’s golf coach Mic Potter and his assistant, Susan Rosenstiel, attended the ANNIKA Invitational, a top-flight junior event in Reunion, Florida, to watch and meet potential prospects. While there, they met Stefano Sardi, the manager of the Italian girls' national team, who had accompanied one of his players, Carol...