Delaware has a nickname that says everything: it is called the "First State". This is just one of the things we talk about with the guest of this new interview. Our friend Richard A. DiLiberto, Jr. is one of the major personalities of the Italian American community in Delaware.   Let's discover what he does to represent this wonderful community,...

  WTI Magazine #53    2015 February, 6Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   For many years Italian tennis in the singles tournaments has not been achieving any outstanding results: however, when it is about partnering up, either in double or in the national team, our tennis players transform and conquer the most prestigious tourn...

"Vince Papale,'' the coach says softly, his mind drifting. "He was the fastest man on our field. "I guess, underdogs, I've always had a soft spot for them. It's why watching Jarryd's story ... he does remind me of him". And as far as NFL compliments go, Hayne will never receive bigger.   Understanding that when Coach Vermeil talk...

By David Willis   Stefano Calvagno knew that somewhere, in some form, someone was playing a sport known as football. "I was aware that there was a sport called football somewhere in the world," he said in his native Italian accent. "But that was all that I knew. I had never seen a game. It's like cricket.   I know that someone pl...

The Italian American Society presented Ken, Derek and Brad Leonard with an award on Monday at its annual Charity Gala dinner for their work with local high school athletes and their achievements in coaching. The three were named the Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Honorees of the Year for charity and motivation. Ken Leonard has won three...

New Orleans actor and former Heisman Trophy nominee Ed Marinaro will be recognized as the National Honoree at the 31st Annual Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame Banquet Jan. 16 at the New Orleans Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans.   Marinaro began his football career at Cornell University, where he was the first player in col...

By Nicole Mulvaney/The Times of Trenton   It was a hail Mary pass that paid off big time for the owners of D'Angelo Italian Market, who won the Super Bowl of catering gigs. No, really. "When we found out the Super Bowl was coming to New Jersey, we contacted the NFL Host Committee to find out how we could get involved," said Daniell...

by Ed Gruver   Cocalico senior and football star DJ Fabiani has been selected to be a member of the American Football Worldwide ELITE team that represents the United States when it travels to Italy in March. Fabiani and the ELITE team will compete in an international exhibition against the U19 national team of Italy on March 26 in Milan...

By Jenny Vrentas   The Velodromo Vigorelli is a place of legend in this city. For decades, it was an important speed cycling track, home to the record for the longest distance cycled in one hour. The Beatles played their first show in Italy here in 1965, and a few years later a Led Zeppelin concert at this site infamously devolved into a tea...

The National Football League and Panini America (www.paniniamerica.net), the world's largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today a new long-term physical and digital trading card and sticker agreement. The agreement, which will go into effect in advance of the 2016 NFL Draft, makes Panini America the sole manufacturer of...