On August 4, the "Italians are coming" to Emerald Downs to celebrate and honor Italian heritage and traditions while enjoying a day at the races.   Some of the activities are bocce ball and a spaghetti eating contest. We will have a grape stomp for kids and our free children activities in our park include pony rides, face painters and bounce hous...

  WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : Marco Elser      Translation by:   When one thinks of Newport, one thinks of the Great Gatsby and the huge villas designed by the most famous architects of the time. The Breakers, Chateau-sur-Mer, The Elms, Marble House, Rosecliff, are just a few of the most famous man...

by Matt Barrows   The chants of "Eddie D! Eddie D!" from the crowd outside the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium heralded the announcement that was made later inside.  Eddie DeBartolo Jr., who won five Super Bowls when he owned the 49ers but who has been a conspicuous missing piece from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, finally was voted in on...

by Michael Dunlap   Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari is finally playing like the superstar they believed he'd become. When raw talent and potential are combined into a terrific basketball frame, it's hard to not overhype the possibilities.   Such has been the case with 6-foot-10 wing Danilo Gallinari of the Denver Nuggets,...

by Nel Imperial   The Boston Celtics are still big-name hunting on the trading front with less than two weeks left before February 18 deadline. HoopsRumors.com provided details on the Celtics' attempt to snag Italian forward Danilo Gallinari from the Denver Nuggets.   The Celtics, armed with multiple draft picks and a handful of young...

L'italoamericano Mario Andretti è una delle leggende del mondo dei motori. Ha vinto negli anni '70 il campionato mondiale di Formula 1 e un'infinità di altre gare. Non tutti sapevano però che la sua vita è legata a Lucca. Arrivato come esule istriano con la sua famiglia negli anni '40 trascorse la sua infanzia dentro le mura prima di emigrare in Am...

Domenica scorsa lo United Soccer Stars, società affiliata alla Liac, ha celebrato il suo 12º dinner dance, quando mancano ancora sei settimane all'evento cruciale della stagione agonistica: il Torneo di Viareggio. Al contrario delle precedenti edizioni, quest'anno la Coppa Carnevale (si disputa tradizionalmente a febbraio) si tiene dal 14 al 30 mar...

Southern California boxing guru Bennie Georgino, 95, died Tuesday. The Italian-American was born and raised in Lincoln Heights, a small neighborhood in East L.A. and was a crusader for the sport of boxing since the 1930s as a boxer, trainer and manager of several world champions. Georgino's first steps were as an amateur boxer during the Depre...

di Giulio Mola   Fra lussuose ville e spiagge sempre affollate anche da sportivi italiani alla ricerca di relax, rotola il pallone nella lontanissima Miami. Questo grazie all'intraprendenza di Riccardo Silva imprenditore lombardo di successo (nel settore della distribuzione di diritti televisivi a livello mondiale), il quale da pochi mesi è...

by Serena Perfetto   "Being Italian-American in New York, I am very proud of my heritage. It's something I have great pride in and I'm a little emotional, knowing how proud my father and grandfather would be if they could see me here."   It was 2002 when Mike Piazza shared this thought in an interview to the Associated Press during hi...