L'abbiamo visto conquistare scudetti e coppe, parlare con gli uccellini, guidare aziende di merchandising, analizzare partite in tivù. Ma dopo il giocatore, il testimonial, l'imprenditore e il commentatore, com'è ora il Del Piero presidente (o, per dirla a stelle e strisce, owner, proprietario)? A una settimana dalla notizia dell'acquisto della squ...

With an Italian-born mother and American-born father, Nico Mannion is fluent in both English and Italian. But he's not sure if there’s a direct Italian translation for “Bear Down." "I don’t think there’s a translation,” he said. "I’ll get back to you on that one.” Mannion, who just led Phoenix Pinnacle High School to its second straight 6A state ba...

Certified Piedmontese Beef, in conjunction with IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding company, announced today a partnership to help provide IRONMAN athletes with "The Healthier Beef Option."  The new partnership makes Certified Piedmontese the Official Beef Sponsor of IRONMAN North America. Certified Piedmontese Beef is a naturally lean, nutritious beef...

When you ask a New Yorker about the greatest television shows of all time, odds are that The Sopranos will be named within a matter of seconds. While the series stopped making new episodes more than a decade ago, most of the Sopranos cast members continue to work steadily, and Steve Schirripa is one of the prime examples of that. Beyond being part...

The Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame has closed its museum at 1431 W. Taylor St., with George Randazzo, Hall of Fame founder and president, promising a “premier” new location that will include the Joe DiMaggio statue that has stood across the street since 1999. The Hall of Fame organization took the $150,000 Joe DiMaggio statue with it when it...

After a rough stretch, things are finally starting to look up again for Roma’s American president. James Pallotta’s joy of reaching the Champions League semifinals last season quickly turned to despair when nine people were arrested in June for alleged corruption involving the club’s long-delayed plans to build a new stadium. Then, as Roma failed t...

The Motogiro, a timed race for classic production motorcycles, has opened up registration for this year’s event, which will be the 30th anniversary of the ride as it was when it was reinstated as a timed event instead of a race. The roots of the Motogiro can be traced back to 1914, right around the time of the first production motorcycles, but didn...

Lefty-pitching specialist Tommy Layne will always be remembered as a hero when he played for Team Italy the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC). After pitching a scoreless eighth inning against Mexico,Tommy Layne kept Team Italy in the game as the Azzurri scored five runs in the top of the ninth to win the contest 10-9 on March 9, 2017. He later kept...

LAFC coach Bob Bradley has a fondness for calling up players from his past and Wednesday he welcomed another when former Italian international Giuseppe Rossi began training with his MLS team at Cal State L.A. Rossi was born in New Jersey the same year as Bradley’s son Michael and the two attended soccer camps together when they were growing up. B...

The BYU men’s volleyball program often uses its strong connections overseas, its tradition of success and its far-reaching alumni network to attract some of the best international players it can get. But in the case of their latest foreign-born sensation, the Cougars got an assist from their own football program to land Davide (pronounced: DAH-Vee...