Il Bologna calcio potrebbe diventare una società di proprietà americana. Nella notte il consiglio d'amministrazione della società ha infatti deciso di accettare l'offerta arrivata dalla cordata americana guidata dall'avvocato Joe Tacopina, voltando le spalle, così, a quella che aveva avanzato Massimo Zanetti, patron della Segafredo, già socio di mi...

Could another Italian international be making his way to Major League Soccer? Months after Sebastian Giovinco left Juventus to join Toronto FC, Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has been linked to MLS, with Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport reporting on Saturday that the 31-year-old is considering a move to the league.   Toronto, Orlando Ci...

Less than six months ago, Erik Palmer-Brown became the youngest person ever to sign with Sporting Kansas City in franchise history. The 16 year-old is now drawing some interest from abroad, as Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl reports:   Sporting Kansas City has turned down a $1 million bid from Italian giant Juventus for 16-year-old defender...

WTI Magazine #79    2016 May 13Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Here in Italy, soccer is more popular than all other sports combined. It is becoming stronger and stronger in America, too. Many strong Italians play for the American league today, such as Andrea Pirlo for the New York City league and Sebastian Giovinco for the Toronto l...

With the Azzurri set to lock horns with Joe Schmidt's Ireland on Sunday evening in a crucial Pool D encounter at London's Olympic stadium, we take a look at some of Italy's greatest sporting names. And no, Mario Balotelli is not one of them...   1. Valentino Rossi The 36-year-old multiple MotoGP World Champion is responsible for a marked sur...

Calling all AS Roma fans! This one is for you!On a typical dreary damp Sunday in January, I met with Michael Rizzo, one of the founders of the AS Roma Club of Boston. What I learned is that there is nothing typical about this club. A very gracious and proud AS Roma fan, Mr. Rizzo provided me with countless facts that are little-known to many.Three...

Soccer via the World Cup is making the headlines this past month. Recently, in column for in the Clarion-Ledger, Ann Coulter helped it along when she linked the growing popularity of soccer to "moral decay" in the United States. I thought it was a funny column, a tongue-in-cheek stab at the definite media hype around this increasingly (albeit quadr...

Wembley Stadium faces a threat to its status as the NFL's go-to stadium for matches abroad after Roma president James Pallotta declared his desire for Roma's new stadium to host NFL and NBA matches. The Stadio della Roma, based on the Tor di Valle site, will help turn the Italian club into "a content company globally," which is Pallotta's long-ter...

Lauren Rappoli has always been an extremely gifted athlete. But what made her such an elite athlete is she took that God-given talents and worked absolutely relentlessly on becoming the best she could no matter the sport. Name it – softball, soccer or basketball, she can play.   She proved that during her tremendous four years of athletics a...

AC Cugini is committed to working with every family to make this opportunity available to all qualified players on our travel teams or recreational teams. We never turn away any child due to a family's inability to pay fees. Scholarships are available to players who are residents of Fairfax County and have illustrated financial need.   Assis...