The Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF), a registered 501(c)(3) charity that is committed to the future of baseball and softball for Italians and Italian Americans, announces the inaugural IABF Spaghetti and Baseballs podcast on the IABF Facebook page beginning on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 2 pm (EDT). IABF ambassador and MLB veteran Frank C...

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 5:00pm. Stefano Albertini (NYU) in conversazione con Aldo Grasso (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, critico televisivo, Il Corriere della Sera). The episode will be broadcast live on Casa's Facebook Page and website. In ITALIAN. Con un aumento degli ascolti del 20% negli ultimi tre mesi, la televisione in Italia è to...

The first committee was convened to consider a possible celebration event to honor the heritage handed to us by our forefathers. The committee was asked to consider a golf tournament as a possible activity to communicate the theme. They were unanimous in their response that a golf tournament of this magnitude would never fly, especially in our geog...

To recognize some of the athletes who never got a chance to take the field this spring, we're putting the spotlight on the softball field, highlighting and introducing one player each day with a questionnaire. Next up is Valhalla's senior shortstop, Christina Ferrara, who's been a member of the varsity team since eighth grade. Christina Ferrara Sch...

The Italian heritage authority have given the go ahead for the iconic San Siro stadium, the home of AC and Inter Milan, to be torn down. Apart from being home to the two Milan clubs, the San Siro was also used as a venue for the 1934 and 1990 FIFA World Cups, as well as the 1980 UEFA European Championship. Serie A clubs AC Milan and Inter Milan, re...

Sport in Italy is getting going again and not just for professional athletes. Sports centres and gyms now have guidelines for when they reopen, with doors set to open on May 25, and the information is also useful for the people who use the facilities. The ministry of sport has published the instructions, the result of work by sport and health offic...

Sporting events in Italy have a long-standing history of bringing fans together from all walks of life and turning out crowds in the thousands. One of the most popular sporting events being football. Now the 'eternal city' will embrace a new sport, golf, by hosting the Ryder Cup at the Marco Simone Golf Course, 10 miles out from central Rome, being...

Neil Thomas Proto has written a new book about former Yale University president and Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Bart Giamatti, titled Fearless: A. Bartlett Giamatti and the Battle for Fairness in America.  During Mr. Proto’s active and accomplished career as a lawyer, author, and teacher, he had engaged in extensive research, writing, an...

The Giro d'Italia, yet another victim to the coronavirus sweeping the globe, won't be held this year for the first time since 1946 when the Giro had finally resumed after five-year hiatus imposed by World War II. The 1946 Giro started on June 15 in Milan with a field of seventy-nine starters – all Italian, except for Joseph Magnani, an Illinois nat...

In a first-person essay, Bianca Turati wrote that she arrived at Texas as a “shy Italian girl who could barely speak English.” The All-American tennis star now has the confidence and credentials to conquer the world. Turati announced Wednesday that “my incredible journey at Texas has come to an end” and will go pro. “It is time for me to end a chap...