The smell of spaghetti and meatball sandwiches wafted through South City Park as Paesano Days was celebrated Friday and Saturday at South City Park.  This was the second year the Sons of Italy festival was held at the park ever since a bocce ball court was built there in 2016. Aside from other fare food such as Italian sausage sandwiches, pasta bow...

Jake LaMotta, the tough-as-nails middleweight champion with the granite chin who was immortalized by Robert De Niro in the revered Martin Scorsese drama Raging Bull, has died. He was 95. LaMotta died Tuesday in a nursing home, family members told TMZ. A niece also reported the news on Facebook. No other details of his death were immediately availab...

Facing George “the animal” Steele, Gorilla Monsoon, Bobo Brazil or being the last one standing in the 22 Man Battle Royale in Los Angeles are pre WWE wrestling instances that all amount to just  another day in the life of Bruno Sammartino. On the other hand, fleeing to the Italian mountainsfrom the Nazi’s during WWII made everything that followed s...

La stagione calcistica 2017-2018 è iniziata da poche settimane e anche oltreoceano, nell’immensa e caotica New York, tutti i tifosi italiani stanno seguendo con trepidazione questo scoppiettante inizio di Serie A. Che tipo di campionato c’è da aspettarsi? Quale squadra vincerà lo scudetto e quale la Champions League? E chi, infine, potrebbe essere...

“The Italians were better fitted for games of quickness, dexterity, and skill, rather than rugged strength, and were too fiery and impulsive of feeling for contact sports”. Compared to American athletes, Italians' “tendency to the extreme of elation, or to the opposite extreme of despondency” made them “fearless, daring, and reckless” but also “mor...

Oklahoma State and NC State will be making NCAA history this upcoming collegiate wrestling season. In January, both programs will be traveling overseas to faceoff in Italy, the first NCAA dual to be held outside of North America. The two teams will wrestle January 5 in Naples."We're excited for the opportunity to wrestle in Italy this season," said...

The American has no interest in a European Super League, saying his only goal is to make the International Champions Cup as competitive as possible In the eyes of some, Charlie Stillitano is the man who wants to steal the Champions League. And he understands that characterisation. As the Chairman of Relevent Sports – which organises and promotes th...

The good news for the New York Cosmos is that the storied soccer team's move to Brooklyn has paid dividends, with attendance perking up by nearly 30% this season, to 4,855 per game. Trouble is, that's only about a fifth as much as local rivals NYCFC and the Red Bulls draw. And the Cosmos' dream of playing on equal footing with those franchises suff...

He was once the world’s fifth-ranked middleweight, having beaten Denny Moyer, and battled Joey Giardello to a draw, and dropped a highly contested decision to Emile Griffith. Indeed, he was so immersed in the Sweet Science that at the closing ceremonies of fabled Boston Garden he was saluted for having fought more bouts and racked up more wins ther...

For five years, it was the same disheartening scenario. Giorgio Tavecchio would intrigue a team just enough to make its preseason roster and go through training camp, only to get cut. Sometimes it was earlier, sometimes it was later. But always he’d find himself at home, watching yet another NFL season start without him. “Close,” Tavecchio said whe...