Flying is not Michigan running back Ty Isaac’s favorite thing to do. “I hate flying,” he said recently. He has spent some time strategizing how he will handle the nine-hour flight from Detroit to Rome when the majority of the team travels on Saturday for a unique sightseeing and educational trip that will also include the Wolverines’ final three sp...

Commencing its 70th season this past weekend, the 2017 Italian Baseball League (IBL) is the talk of the town in Bologna, Rimini, San Marino, Nettuno, Parma, Padova, Francesco Fuzzi dell'UnipolSai scivola verso Samy Ramirez del Recotech Padule (PhFerrini)Novara and Padule Sesto Fiorentino. Eight Italian teams from those regions are divided into two...

After World War II, American sports becomes a very important content for the television business, and everybody starts looking to buy sports television rights and also the market of image rights. Let's think about the commercial success of the trading cards: they were already widespread and sponsored in the early twentieth century, but after the wa...

Ladies and gentlemen, introducing one of professional boxing’s most respected stars outside of the ring. From Chicago, the only Italian-American professional boxing judge in the state of Illinois, always in the neutral corner, is Mauro DiFiore. DiFiore never steps into the ring and he must always maintain strict neutrality. His skills and 50 years...

A local bocce tournament is registering teams of three players for a competition in May at Francis Lewis Park in Whitestone. John Buzzetti, president of the Whitestone Bocce Club, said that he expects approximately 12 to 14 teams to take part in the annual bocce tournament, which was previously held at Bowne Park. The tournament kicks off at 8 a.m....

Cagliari striker Marco Borriello’s agent is reportedly heading to the USA for talks with MLS sides, including Toronto FC. The 34-year-old has scored 13 Serie A goals so far this season, as well as getting a hat-trick in the Coppa Italia. However, his contract expires at the end of the current season and Gianluca Di Marzio’s website reports that his...

Sportivo Management Group founder Anthony H. Isabelli has parlayed a deep appreciation for his Italian heritage into a new role that he hopes will allow more Italian Americans to examine their own roots. In December, he was appointed to the position of United States Foreign Committee president for the Association of Sport, Culture and Leisure (ASCI...

Scontro d’alta classifica quello giocato ieri allo Stadio Olimpico di Roma: Lazio-Napoli, infatti, non metteva in palio solo tre punti ma anche il terzo posto valevole la possibilità di giocare i preliminari della prossima Champions League. Il Napoli, terzo in graduatoria con 64 punti, con una vittoria avrebbe definitivamente spento i sogni di glor...

Con la quinta vittoria consecutiva stagionale arriva la terza Coppa del Mondo consecutiva di sci di velocità per Valentina Greggio, già medaglia d'oro al Mondiale in questa stagione, e sostanzialmente inattaccabile dalla concorrenza. Anche oggi, a Grandvalira (Andorra), Greggio ha messo a segno la migliore velocità fra le donne con 188,79 km/h, pre...

The 8th Annual Benvenuto Americans of Italian Heritage Charity Bocce Tournament was held on March 18, with all proceeds benefitting Combat Veterans to Careers. A total of 128 players participated at bocce courts at four different locations in The Villages with the finals being played and a delicious lunch served at Hibiscus Recreation Center. The w...