From the streets of South Medford to the professional sports arena, Mike Pagliarulo and Joe Sacco share a common bond. It is one that has carried them through the years in their respective sports, and has only continued to push them further into local legendary lore.   The Medford natives are two of the newest members of the National Itali...

21 Jun 2015, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. La storia della boxe è da sempre strettamente connessa a quella degli emigrati e in particolare degli italiani arrivati a New York. Nella sede della storica Gleason's Gym, un evento organizzato da New York Italians in collaborazione con Fordham University e la partnership de La VOCE di New York, riunisce ca...

The event celebrates the most popular Italian summer holiday blending friendly competition with good food, wine and lively conversation. The evening will begin with a bocce ball tournament from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. We will have six games running simultaneously in teams of four.   You may sign up individually and will be assigned to a team when y...

By Steven H. Foskett Jr. WORCESTER — Once the sun went behind the community center of Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Ann Church, summer's last gasp of heat let go, and the evening quickly pivoted from oppressive to warm and comfortable on the bocce courts across the parking lot.   Bocce seemed custom-made for nights like that. Neither the peo...

For the second year in a row, Professionisti Italiani a Boston has partnered with Italian sailing powerhouse Mascalzone Latino to give teenagers from underprivileged neighborhoods in Naples the chance to sail on the Charles River. Guided by instructor Antonio Dell'Omo Beneduce, Salvatore Pistone and Laura Canzanella — both 13 — took part in severa...

Roma have opened five youth academies in the USA, which will develop American talent to bring over to Italy. With the new American ownership the Giallorossi have been enjoying a particularly intimate connection with Uncle Sam, and the opening of these schools is the latest example.   In an extensive statement published on their site, th...

di Andrea Marinelli «Mi innamorai del calcio come mi sarei innamorato delle donne: improvvisamente, inesplicabilmente, acriticamente, senza pensare al dolore o allo sconvolgimento che avrebbe portato con sé», scriveva Nick Hornby in "Febbre a 90°", il libro autobiografico uscito nel 1992 in cui raccontava il suo rapporto con il calcio e, in partic...

John Lewis Pacella was born to an Italian /American family in Brooklyn New York, on September 15, 1956. When he was ten years old his family moved out to Suffolk County on Long Island, where he attended Connetquot High School. There he played ball in the Ronkonkoma/ Bohemia school district, getting drafted in the 4th round of the 1974 by New York...

Everything seems better about Italy's Andrea Bargnani — even his English.Last season with the Knicks turned into a mess for Bargnani, who partially tore the ulnar nerve in his left elbow in late January. He elected not to have surgery but never made it back, his season shortened to 42 games. Team president Phil Jackson is the latest to try to turn...

On a recent visit to the North End, I decided to explore the pride that is associated with Italians and sports.As a proud Italian-American, I already know that there is a special relationship that exists between Italians and their teams, but I wanted to see what else I could find. As I walked down Tony DeMarco way, it became apparent to me that the...