Stop by Mackle Park and see firsthand how bocce’s popularity has continued to grow each year. There you may find a group of residents who play every single day year round, when the Marco Island weather permits. Luckily, living in paradise allows for many days of outdoor fun playing bocce at Mackle Park. In addition to the Italian-American Society o...

A Tulane associate dean is helping to keep an old New Orleans tradition alive. T.J. Stranova, associate dean for student affairs and admissions in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, is president of the Italian-American Bocce Club of Greater New Orleans. In the sport of bocce, players throw balls at a target ball called a pallino. Th...

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) announced the New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators is accepting applications for its annual college scholarship contest. The Conference will be awarding four $3,000 scholarships to future and current college students. Two of these will be awarded for academic achi...

Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari said Tuesday he “hopes” to be back on the court by the end of the month. He hasn’t played since he was injured during the Clippers’ loss to the Golden State Warriors on Feb. 22 and didn’t join the team for the start of its four-game trip Tuesday at Minnesota. “The hand is better,” Gallinari told a reporter for Sky...

Sarà la pista più spettacolare d’Europa. L’anello ciclabile del Garda, un’opera unica a livello mondiale di oltre 140 chilometri che forma la Ciclovia del Garda, integrata e connessa con altri importanti percorsi ciclabili. È la pista ciclabile gardesana che collegherà Capo Reamol a Limone sul Garda al confine con il Trentino Alto Adige, costeggian...

The Italian American sportswomen have left a luminous trail in the American sports, either in the most popular disciplines and in those less practiced or far from the front pages of newspapers and TV programming.   Baseball  In 1942, Philip Wrigley (owner of the Chicago Cubs) financed an analysis about the project to create a women's baseball champ...

It’s a difficult decision, but Nonne made it easy on her family. Back in the day, Maria Cerroni — known affectionately by her extended family as “Nonne (no-knee)” — drove her sons, Andy and Pat, home from football and basketball practices at Johnson Creek High School. When they went into coaching and had families, she drove long distances to watch...

Nottata storica per il baseball italiano. Due giocatori azzurri hanno calcato il diamante americano insieme. È successo nel match di Cactus League, torneo di preparazione alla stagione della Major League che si tiene in Arizona, tra i Kansas City Royals e i Texas Rangers. I due protagonisti sono Alex Liddi e Marten Gasparini. Liddi, terza base di 2...

Leading family-owned Italian extra virgin olive oil company Colavita (http://www.colavita.com), a long-time sponsor of professional and amateur USA cycling, and Bialetti (http://www.bialetti.com), the leading Italian cookware and coffee maker company best known for the original Moka Express, are proud to announce their joint partnership in support...

Rocco Commisso darts around his office, gnawing a stick of nicotine gum and playing show-and-tell. "Look at the rates," he says, holding up a plaque celebrating a $2.4 billion financing round from 2001, his cable firm's largest ever. Up next are some personal keepsakes: a picture with fellow billionaire Charles Dolan, a golden telescope to take in...