Rocco Commisso has had plenty of chances to get involved in professional soccer in his time: in Italy, England, Major League Soccer - even the New York Cosmos four years ago. It was only bad timing that prevented the Italian-American cable TV magnate from investing in the game that he played to All-Ivy League level at Columbia University. But when...

The Italian Federation of American Football (FIDAF) held its electoral National Assembly last month in Rome with the Secretary General of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) Dr. Roberto Fabbricini in attendance. The Hon. Leoluca Orlando retained his role at the helm of FIDAF with 71% of the votes. Dr. Fabbricini gave an important speech d...

Mike Piazza was jet-lagged and hungry, though you wouldn’t have known it from his smile as he navigated the obstacle course of hugs, kisses and handshakes. “Hey! Ciao! Good to see you!” he said. It has been 10 years since Piazza, 48, retired from baseball as one of the best-hitting catchers in history. It is common for stars of his stature to try o...

East Carolina’s latest record breaker for track and field in the 800-meter, sophomore Stefano Migliorati, has had a different transition into being a college athlete than most others. Migliorati hails from Calvisaro, Italy, and arrived in the United States two years ago to go to an American university. His transition has been hard particularly beca...

Ciao from Rome! After a long, hard and very difficult work, we are very happy and proud to present you the news website of We the Italians. Our website was born more than 4 years ago, an adventure between two friends who really didn't know very well the future of their endeavor. Now we take a new step in our trip, with a more secure, fast and deta...

Robert Carey, the president of NFL Properties Inc., spoke at the Versilia tournament, pledging his interest to Italian leaders in promoting the game in Italy. In March 1978 a contract was signed, under which the NFL committed to designing the logos of Italian teams, reserving all rights with respect to the latter outside Italy, and allowing the new...

The Florida Amateur Driving Club is hosting a friendly, but highly competitive, event versus some of the top Italian amateur drivers in a four-race series encompassing the weekend at Pompano Park. The Florida Amateur Driving Club has donated almost $180,000 to worthwhile organizations on the strength of club members donating all driving fees to cha...

Danilo Gallinari is reportedly willing to let go of over $17 million guaranteed next season to explore free agency. The Denver Nuggets is scared that the Italian forward will go ahead with his threat possibly losing him in the offseason. Faced with this dilemma, it’s likely that the team explore possible trades before the deadline. With the possibl...

Bobby Granito of Staten Island is using his resilient "New York attitude" for good. Tough Mudder: The Challenge Within is a one-hour special airing on The CW Network Tuesday at 8 p.m., featuring "everyday heroes" completing the 12-mile "mud race" obstacle to prove their personal challenges have made them stronger in the end. Bobby, his brother, Jim...

In his first three seasons as a Wisconsin Badger, Aidan Cavallini amassed a grand total of zero goals. He did, however, notch two assists in both his sophomore and junior campaigns, bringing his point total to a whopping four. But with 10 games still left on the schedule in his senior year, the fourth-liner has already surpassed his point total ove...