The Detroit Waza Flo professional soccer team is starting this inaugural season in the new Major Arena Soccer League by making sure they have a stellar coaching staff to lead them. The organization made an impressive move by signing Mirco Gubellini as an assistant coach for the 2014-2015 MASL season. He previously played professional soccer in Ita...

More than 11 years ago, the native of Italy entered Lake Forest Country Day School for the first time. Alessandro "Ale" Raganelli was six years old, a boy who knew just a few more words in the English language than most newborns in the United States know.   The first-grader from Rome uttered two words quite often back then. "Little" was one....

Charitable Italian American Organization of Lima presented a check for $525 Monday to the Abilities Baseball Field Project at its general membership meeting at Milano Café. CIAO invited Abilities Baseball co-founders Rachael Chapman Staley and Tracie Sarno Sanchez to speak to the packed room of CIAO members about the Abilities Baseball Field o...

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...

The 9th ranked baseball team in the world will be playing ELEV|8 Sports Institute High School Baseball Team in Delray Beach, Florida, this Monday, February 24th at 4 pm at Robert P. Miller Park, 1905 SW 4th Avenue. The Italian National Baseball Team are back-to-back European Champions and have won 10 European titles overall. They have qualified for...

by Bob Sutton   The teenage Italian shortstop who has been dubbed the top European baseball prospect will play for the Burlington Royals. Tommy Shields, the manager of the Burlington team, said Marten Gasparini, 17, has been targeted for the Appalachian League club all along.   MLB.com lists the 30 top international prospects and...

The two nations were paired together when the names were drawn on Tuesday and the Americans, who won in Argentina at the weekend to move into the play-offs, will need to get past a team that lifted the trophy as recently as 2013 if they are to regain their place in the World Group.   Much will depend on whether world number one Serena Willia...

di Lorenzo Mannella   Girando per Facebook ti puoi imbattere in cose davvero particolari. Per esempio, sapevate dell'esistenza di uno Juventus Club Silicon Valley? Già, se vivete in California e tifate per i bianconeri avete la possibilità di iscrivervi a un gruppo privato sul social network e mettervi d'accordo per guardare insieme le parti...

Chaperoned by his parents after just becoming a teenager, James Fiorentino took an artist's leap of faith by bringing a prized Joe DiMaggio painting he had done of the legendary Yankee great to an autograph show that DiMaggio was appearing at.   Fiorentino reminisced: "He was always tough at these things and usually didn't sign artwork. He l...

By Paul Reinhard   Mario Andretti's eyes light up like those of a little kid who has just come down the stairs on Christmas morning and spotted a pile of gifts sitting under the tree. "Oh, no," he says, smiling broadly and shielding his eyes from the bright sunshine while walking toward his "gift." "Look at that! Unbelievable! Wher...