It's all connected. Family. School. Community. Football. This is why folks around here gather on Thanksgiving morning to watch the local high school football team playing against a rival we've been playing against since some time back in the Reagan administration, or perhaps the (Teddy) Roosevelt administration. This is why folks in the Newton co...

Major League Soccer All-Star coach Peter Vermes, whose day job coaching Sporting Kansas City, did not look like a man who had just watched his squad lose a game 3-1. Partly it was because it was an all-star game, but mostly it was because his city came through with shining colors Wednesday during the All-Stars' 3-1 loss to Italian team AS Roma...

By Charles Boehm   US Soccer Players - Giuseppe Rossi is back in the USA, and even on holiday, he manages to find the net. It's a warm, rainy night just before Christmas at the Chelsea Piers sports complex on the east bank of the Hudson River. The New Jersey native has been calmly watching rec-level soccer and posing for photos for near...

by Gioacchino Moncado   Tacopina, atto secondo. Dopo l'esperienza a Bologna l'avvocato italo – americano Joe Tacopina torna a far parlare di se per un'altra acquisizione di una società di calcio italiana. Si tratta del Venezia, attualmente impegnata nel campionato di Serie D, club del quale ricoprirà l'incarico di presidente. Ed il progetto...

American-born forward Giuseppe Rossi has made it clear he is on the verge of leaving Serie A club Fiorentina in search of more playing time. Italian media have reported he is close to joining Levante, which is last in the standings of the Spanish top-flight, after starting just four league matches this season as he recovers from a fourth knee...

By Steven Goff   Major League Soccer has ordered Orlando City to cease pursuit of AC Milan's Antonio Nocerino because D.C. United has exclusive league rights to negotiate with the Italian midfielder, the Insider has learned from multiple sources.   United last month filed a discovery claim, a mechanism preventing other MLS teams from...

James Pallotta, a 55-year-old investor from Boston, stood in a hotel elevator next to Junior Tallo, a 20-year old forward from Ivory Coast wearing earbuds, and asked the younger man what he was listening to. Tallo replied, but his thick accent left Pallotta confused for a second. The American billionaire leaned in, took a glance at the player's iP...

«Abbiamo l'accordo». Sono le nove di sera quando Joe Tacopina, in immancabile camincia bianca, esce dall'hotel di via Indipendenza. E colpisce subito nel segno. «Sono molto contento», dice come seconda cosa l'avvocato newyorkese. E, notare bene, lo dice in italiano. Una frase che sa molto di sciarpa rossoblù intorno al collo.   Poi ritorna n...

Italian giants Juventus and Inter have confirmed that they will take part in the Guinness International Champions Cup, a European-style knockout tournament that will also include Real Madrid. Organizers plan for the tournament to become an annual event. It'll begin open on July 27. Opening-round games also are planned in the Phoenix area, San Fran...

E' andato tutto molto più velocemente del previsto, per l'ultima creatura di Fabrizio Capobianco, Top IdF Friend (protagonista della prima intervista Italiani di Frontiera, all'inizio dell'avventura californiana nel 2008) e figura di spicco degli italiani di Silicon Valley, dopo il successo della sua Funambol di cui oggi è presidente. Con un piacev...