One of the more intriguing questions about the U.S. Nationals psych sheets has been answered: Italian national Mitch D’Arrigo will be transitioning his sports citizenship to the United States for this summer. He won’t be able to make the switch in time for the World Championships, but could earn a spot on the United States World University Games ro...

Adia Barnes continues to dominate the recruiting trail. The Arizona head coach reeled in another highly-touted recruit this week, as five-star international prospect Valeria Trucco committed to the Wildcats. The 6-foot-3 forward becomes the second five-star recruit in UA’s 2018 class, along with 6-foot-2 forward Cate Reese, who is the No. 12 prospe...

Mike D’Antoni can add another NBA Coach of the Year award to his trophy case. D’Antoni, a former Marshall men’s basketball player and Mullens native who is in his first year as head coach of the Houston Rockets, beat out San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra for the award, voted on by a panel of 100 independent...

Roma, maggio 1967: un uomo alto più di due metri scende da un aereo proveniente da New York. Gli restano altezza, orgoglio, anima, poco altro: il volto ormai sembra una maschera, rappresentazione tragica di un fisico devastato dalla malattia. E' persino difficile riconoscerlo, Primo Carnera, lui che è stato il campione del mondo dei pesi massimi. E...

They’re looking to score a different kind of goal. The Brooklyn Italians soccer club has been around since 1949, but now, with the spotlight shining brighter than ever on the sport, the organization wants to take the next step in growing hometown talent. The team first formed as a social club for new Italian immigrants in Brooklyn to ease themselve...

The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club has acquired guard Marco Belinelli, center Miles Plumlee and the 41st overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft from the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for center Dwight Howard and the 31st overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft, it was announced tonight by General Manager and Head of Basketball Operations Travis Schlenk. “It...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend a dramatic reading of "The Fighting Wagners. A Story of Fighting Through Discrimination in America" Screenplay by Arlene Sparaco, Directed by Roberto Monticello. Thursday, June 29th, 6:30 PM - Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) New York, NY...

Recently relegated Palermo has announced a change in ownership, with American-born Paul Baccaglini to take over the Sicilian club from Maurizio Zamparini by the end of the month. A statement on Palermo’s website says Baccaglini and Zamparini met Tuesday and closed the deal following a positive outcome of due diligence. The club says “therefore the...

Spurs assistant Ettore Messina will relinquish his position as head coach of the Italian national team following this year’s Eurobasket tournament, according to Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport. Messina originally coached the Azzurri from 1993-97, then returned to helm the team for the 2016 Olympic qualifying tournament in Turin. Italy fai...

FRANCESCO TOTTI has decided to continue his legacy at Roma after rejecting a move to New York Cosmos. The legendary Italian finally called on his illustrious playing career with the Serie A giants after 21 seasons last month. The 40-year-old refused to confirm whether he was hanging his boots up for good. American side Cosmos attempted to persuade...