A series of "not-to-be-missed" articles is coming to We the Italians' magazine next spring: 10 special stories dedicated to athletes of Italian origin who had success in many popular sport disciplines in the United States.  From baseball to basketball, from boxing to bowling, from football to golf, from hockey to racing and soccer and wrestling: th...

The 51st Super Bowl is this weekend so the Italian Federation of American Football – FIDAF –  is getting into an NFL mood with an exclusive interview with the Denver Broncos’ new special teams coach. News about the latest addition to the coaching staff at the world-famous Denver Broncos crossed the Atlantic and made headlines in Italy because the B...

On January 29, 1972 in the typical restaurant "Il Toro" in Sampierdarena (Genova) a table of sportsmen decided to found the first Italian Football Federation (Federazione Italian Football Americano, FIFA), with the desire and hope to be able to introduce in the peninsula the fascinating agonistic image of this stars and stripes sport.

The American Renaissance Foundation is proud to announce the selection of DARYLE LAMONICA, former American collegiate and professional quarterback, as the 2014 Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame National Honoree.   Mr. Lamonica began his career at the University of Notre Dame, where he was the starting quarterback for three seaso...

Sport is a very important topic in our trip around the US looking for how, when and where Italians have left positive contributions to the growth of the American society. Sport champions are often true heroes, especially in the US: and some of those heroes have been Italian Americans, inspiring a strong and justified sense of pride in those fellow...

by Ralph D. Russo   The heroes of northeast Ohio cover the walls at the most popular Italian restaurant in Bo Pelini's hometown. Bernie Kosar's No. 19 Cleveland Browns jersey next to the door that leads to the kitchen. The photograph behind the bar of Ron Jaworski, the former Youngstown State quarterback who took the Philadelphia Eagles...

by Bobby Tanzilo   We love to think of the Green Bay Packers as America's team (suck it, Dallas), but it becomes clearer and clearer that the Pack may actually be the world's team when it comes to American football. In spring, I saw a guy clad in green and gold atop the Great Wall of China and, now, a friend in Italy, Fausto Batella, ha...

by Matt Barrows   The chants of "Eddie D! Eddie D!" from the crowd outside the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium heralded the announcement that was made later inside.  Eddie DeBartolo Jr., who won five Super Bowls when he owned the 49ers but who has been a conspicuous missing piece from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, finally was voted in on...

The accolades for a remarkable sporting life continue for Colorado College great Andy Gambucci. The Colorado Springs resident is one of six inductees entering the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame on April 17, 2014. To be included in such a class was humbling to Gambucci, 84, a three-sport star for the Tigers in the early 1950s. A standout center fiel...

By Rustin Dodd The the most vertically-challenged kicker in college football spent last year taking coursework at a community college in St. Louis. He was not a member of any football team then — college or otherwise — and if you saw Nick Bartolotta strolling into a class at St. Louis Community College, you probably wouldn't have guessed it, eithe...