Italy comes into Chicago hoping to get the city's huge Italian-American community behind it, but there are other points to prove, too. FloRugby checked in with Ian McKinley and Luca Morisi, who will be part of the Azzurri arriving in Chicago. Both have had their struggles. McKinley retired after a rugby clear went into his eyeball (yes, it is as gr...

Former Columbia University men’s soccer player and Cosmos owner Rocco B. Commisso will be inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in Chicago Saturday, Nov. 3. Commisso, the founder, chairman and CEO of Mediacom, will be enshrined alongside former New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, MMA legend Gina Carano and Illinois high...

Nome e cognome non tradiscono le origini: Gianluca Busio, numero 20, classe 2002. Papà bresciano e tifoso dell'Inter, mamma californiana che a colazione cucina Pankakes, il suo piatto preferito prima di andare ad allenarsi. Lui, in compenso, ruba un po' dall'uno e un po' dall'altra, tant'è che conosce tutti i calciatori nerazzurri: "Mio padre è int...

On September 26, We the Italians organized an interesting event in Rome at Centro Studi Americani, the most important Italian location for those who are interested in the United States. In the presence of the author and director, Roberto Angotti, we attended the screening of the documentary "Italian American Baseball Family", winner of the Russo Br...

Giorgio Tavecchio is the 14th Italian to play in the National Football League. Before him Ralph D. Vince, Giovanni A. Bonadies, Giuseppe "Scanlon" Santone and Rocco Segretta in the 1920s; Giuseppe "Jumping Joe" Savoldi and Domenico Cara in the 1930s; Enio Conti, Bruno Banducci, Francesco Gaziano and Pietro Gorgone in the 1940s; Leo Nomellini in the...

Veteran Voice gives ECHL fans the chance to get to know a veteran in the League ahead of the 2018-19 season.  In this installment, the ECHL spoke with Rocco Carzo of the Kansas City Mavericks, who enters his sixth professional season in 2018-19. Name: Roccoo Carzo. Age: 28. Hometown: Media, Pennsylvania. Team: Kansas City Mavericks. 2017-18 Stats:...

It no longer carries the U.S. Army stamp or the military pomp and circumstance that came with that, but making the All-American Bowl roster still is a really big deal. Naples High School's Chez Mellusi officially became one of 300 high school seniors in the nation to earn a spot in the annual high school all-star game in San Antonio's Alamodome on...

Soccer Management Institute is proud to announce that the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) has officially recognized the Master’s program of the school. CONI is a public entity responsible for the organisation and strengthening of national sports and the promotion of maximum proliferation of sport. By authority of the International Olympic...

Italians are some of the most active people on the entire globe. World health and fitness records show them as being very healthy irrespective of age. But, what is the secret behind such a lifestyle? Is it the food, exercise or a combination of both? Italians who use supplements from the injectable line claim that consistency in exercise and a prop...

The Peppertown Park Renewal Committee threw the second annual Bocce Tournament & Festival on Saturday. By any measure it was a hit. Committee member Midge Vicendese said the hope was residents would come not just to play Bocce, but to watch it, have something to eat and to enjoy a day in the park with their family, friends and, yes, even dogs. Judg...