The Capital Region lost a legendary baseball player and coach with a fierce competitive spirit when longtime SUNY Schenectady head coach Tim Andi passed away Sunday. Andi, who guided the Royals for 25 years and helped to put the program on the map, died at the age of 64 from a rare auto immune disease. A pitching guru who starred on the mound at se...

Art Angotti, who was known in Indianapolis as the "ultimate entrepreneur" and worked to bring a Major League Baseball team to the city in 1985, has died after a 10-month battle with cancer. He was 74. Angotti for years led Artistic Media Partners, which at one time owned as many as 20 radio stations. But he was, perhaps, best known as the man who r...

Goggia, Moioli, Fontana, Egonu, Quadarella, Volpi, Vio. Si può aggiungere altro? Certo: Chirichella, Brignone, Wierer, Vittozzi, Panziera, Navarria, e l'elenco potrebbe, anzi dovrebbe continuare a lungo. E' stato l'anno delle donne, l'anno in cui lo sport femminile è stato più brillante di quello maschile in tanti eventi. Così tanti da farne una te...

The New York Mets have named Al Leiter as a baseball operations adviser for the club and will rejoin the Mets after a near 15 year absence. The team also announced that current Mets’ ambassador John Franco will have expanded duties as also serving as a baseball operations adviser as reported by Tim Britton of The Athletic. Met general manager Brodi...

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...