The earliest known reference to baseball ever recorded in American history dates back to the late18th century in Massachusetts. The first team who played under modern rules - the New York Knickerbockers - dates back to the mid-19th century.   Over time, the sport has of course evolved, but it has been around for quite a while. The sport evol...

NFL AM is now graced with Italian-American anchor Erin Coscarelli, newest co-host to the early morning sports news show, alongside former professional football players who also co-host the show. Erin is a sportscaster and entertainment host living in Los Angeles and has recently joined the NFL network in 2014, giving back to football fans not only...

On June 11, 1956, Joseph Montana, Jr. was born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania, to Theresa Marie (née Bavuso) and Joseph Montana. His mother's family came from Sicily and his father's from Northern Italy. His family's surname – Montana – is the Americanized version of Montani.   He played several sports in high school and was offered a basketball...

Artisti per Nuvolari is the title of the newest exhibit on show at Mantua's Museo Tazio Nuvolari. After enjoying notable success at Castel d'Ario's Sartori House-Museum, the exhibit runs in Mantua until June 29th (Saturdays and Sundays only). Pieces selected by Arianna Sartori and by the Museo's curators fondly depict Tazio Nuvolari, the native Man...

United States-born forward Giuseppe Rossi was left off Italy's final 23-man squad for the World Cup on Saturday. Coach Cesare Prandelli apparently judged that Rossi hadn't fully recovered from his latest right knee injury in January.   It was likely a difficult decision since Rossi has always been one of Prandelli's favorite players.&nb...

Cari Amici Italiani, il COMITES di Washington DC, assieme ad Italians in DC (IDC), vi invita ad una serata NBA, per partecipare alla partita che vedra' in campo Danilo Gallinari e i Denver Nuggets. Danilo sta andando benissimo, i Nuggets hanno appena sconfitto i Golden State Warriors in una partita in cui Gallo e' stato fondamentale! A inizio part...

2013 is the Year of Italian Culture in the United States. September brings two very important events to Orange County. For those who love to indulge in a good book, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian Heritage Archive at Chapman University in Orange welcome Italian best-selling author Gianrico Carofiglio on campus to present the English...

The Greater Ramsey chapter of UNICO National, an Italian-American service organization that engages in charitable works, is hosting a Bocce Playoff that promises to be great fun while raising funds to support charities in the Ramsey community.   The tournament will take place Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Ramsey Pool Bocce Courts from 11 a.m. to 3...

The IAC Ladies Auxiliary team, representing the Italian Athletic Club of Stockton, won the silver medal in the Open B Division at the United States Bocce Federation's U.S. National Championships during the week of June 21-27 in Methuen, Mass. The IAC Ladies Team competed against other U.S teams and pulled out the silver medal with seven wins and t...

Di Roberto Zanni   Ci si può fermare in 'Piazza Di Maggio': ci sono delle panchine e c'è una grande statua in bronzo per ricordare uno dei più grandi giocatori di baseball di tutti i tempi.   Siamo a Chicago, nella 'Little Italy' e 'Piazza Di Maggio' è uno dei luoghi più visitati perchè proprio di fronte c'è la 'National Italian Ameri...