Please make plans to attend the 9th Annual Memphis Bocce Tournament on Jan 11th through Jan 12th 2014. The attachments are the Entry Forms in Word and PDF format for your convenience. Please send Entry form and Check to: Memphis Bocce Club - 4217 East Holmes Road - Memphis, TN 38118   We will keep with the same 'Pool' format. Each...

In the recent NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Joey Logano finished in 4th place. Logano, who started from the pole and led for 84 laps, received a payday in excess of $198,000 for his efforts. Last month, he finished 10th in the Las Vegas Kobalt 400 earning nearly $166,000. His net worth is estimated at $18 million.   Two m...

The name Italo Zanzi is as Italian as it gets.But AS Roma's CEO, installed at the end of 2012 by the club's American ownership to help finally transform it into a perennial Italian soccer power, is a 39-year-old American who's still working on his Italian. A former Major League Baseball executive and CONCACAF deputy general secretary, Zanzi was bo...

Time has come registrations for Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia Miami-Coral Gables are now open! There is also a special dicscount for the fastest ones: register by June 5 with the MIAMI13 code and get $15 discount for any registration, but the $80 one.Registering before Wednesday, June 5 (23.59 EST) with the Top Registration (using the MIAMI13 code) you...

According to reports Renzi, who assumed his position in February, should make the announcement at the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) headquarters, despite the ongoing economic problems which caused the capital to abandon its bid for the 2020 Games.   "Keep the date, December 15, 2014," Renzi said on RTL Radio. "If we manage t...

The 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open was packed well before 11:30 a.m., but that's when the fans who got there early enough to grab seats got their money's worth. Italian golfer Francesco Molinari's tee shot with a pitching wedge landed on the green, then gently rolled into the cup for a hole-in-one.   Read more   Sourc...

Forza Giants fans and Italophiles alike! Come catch the action at iconic AT&T Park this month and connect with your Italian heritage.   This beautiful stadium is nestled against San Francisco Bay and, if the action on the field lulls, the bleacher seats can gaze out over the water and watch the container ships drift by. Usually, though,...

by Drew Davis   The Denver Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari continues to shake off rust, leading Italy to a third straight win in EuroBasket. Gallinari, who has missed a lot of time over past few seasons for the Nuggets, led Italy to a 68-63 victory over Russia. The game was another warm-up for the EuroBasket 2015 tournament, also to be played...

by Alex Kramers   A sharpshooting swingman with a knack for stepping up at crucial junctures, Marco Belinelli is an undoubtedly welcome addition to a Sacramento squad that ranked 28th in both three-point makes (461) and attempts (1,350) and 20th in three-point percentage (34.1) in 2014-15. The ninth-year pro placed fifth in the League in do...

by Zach Tuggle   A small piece of Italy came to Ferguson Park in Shinnston Saturday in the form of the fifth annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Bocce Tournament. "Get in there!" competitors shouted as their team's ball rolled down the moistened dirt of the court toward a gap in other balls. "Just bounce it off the wall and...