Quiz time. How many players have played in consecutive World Cup finals? The Italians did it in 1934 and 1938; Brazil did in 1958 and 1962 – and then in 1998 and 2002; the Netherlands lost the 1974 and 1978 finals; Maradona captained Argentina in the 1986 and 1990 finals; and West Germany went one better by contesting three successive finals betwee...

Anything can happen on the final day in any golf event, and that was certainly the mindset that teammates Jon Gren Jr. and Peter Morgante took into the third and final afternoon of the 48th annual Italian-American Charity Golf Tournament on the Double Black Diamond course at Holiday Valley Resort on Saturday. The pair, which claimed its first victo...

The Annual Italian-American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County Golf Tournament raises funds that enable the club to support local charities and various service organizations. They also provide scholarship awards in June to deserving students of Italian and Italian-American Heritage. The 27th annual Golf Outing takes place on Monday, June 18, at the...

It’s a 140 mile drive from Yankee Stadium to the New York State Capitol Building in Albany. And during the last few weeks, the state house has felt a bit like the post-retirement reunion spot for former pinstripes wearers. Just a week after former catcher and manager Joe Girardi visited lawmakers on a quest to get lawmakers to give Major League Bas...

Mike Crisafi leaned in, took the measure of the distance down the 34-by-six foot bocce court,  and then let his red ball roll toward the smaller yellow “bullet” ball, or pallino. If he and his three teammates rolled theirs closer to the pallino than the closest ball of the opposition, they each got a point in the frame. Change sides of the court, r...

“Un successo di pubblico favoloso, 11mila persone iscritte: penso non ci sia maniera più bella di festeggiare l’Italia a New York”. È un Francesco Genuardi sorridente, quello che incontriamo, poco dopo le 7, agli stand di partenza della corsa “Italy Run by Ferrero”, sulla 67esima strada, pronto a partire per la five mile race in onore del Belpaese....

The American kid from Connecticut with an Italian name who normally races in Europe says he’s thoroughly enjoying a chance to drive on home soil in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Dale Coyne Racing rookie Santino Ferrucci, who was signed to pilot the No. 19 Honda for the Dual in Detroit alongside Sebastien Bourdais, showed his potential on Friday after...

Former McNeese State softball standout Erika Piancastelli signed a one-year deal last week with the Scrap Yard Fast Pitch, an independent women’s professional softball team. Piancastelli will split time with the Scrap Yard Fast Pitch and the Italian National team, for which she played the last three years. The four-time Southland Conference Player...

Historically, Brooklyn has always been a very popular destination for the Italian emigration to the US. Many places in Brooklyn were and some of them still are populated by many Italians. Now that this borough is getting cooler and cooler, it still is fundamental for the narration of the Italians in New York. The Federation of Italian American Orga...

Join the Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team for their Italian Cultural Night on Sunday, July 8 at 4 p.m. for their game against Yankees Staten Island! The event will include food from local Italian restaurants and vendors, a “Best Sauce” Contest and a “Nonna of the Game” Contest, a cannoli-eating competition, and Italian music and enterta...