NEW ORLEANS. Ed eccoci al 47° Super Bowl tra i Baltimore Ravens e i San Francisco 49ers dal Mercedes-Benz Superdome di New Orleans, già tutta in festa per il Carnevale.La partita è stata ribattezzata dai media "un affare di famiglia", visto che, per la prima volta nella storia le due squadre rivali sono guidate da due fratelli. Il 49enne Jim Harbau...

The Wolves sold their final draft pick to the Rockets, who selected Italian swingman Alessandro Gentile No. 53 overall. Gentile is 6'6″ but he has a guard's skill-set, and made 38.5 percent of his 3-pointers in the Italian league last season. Rockets GM Daryl Morey said that the 21-year-old prospect may even crack the rotation as a rookie.  ...

Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini won the men's doubles title on Saturday at the Australian Open. The Italian duo came away with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over the French tandem of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in the final.   They became the first Italian pairing to win a Grand Slam doubles crown since Nicola Pietrangeli and Orlando...

by Kurtis Larson   Andrea Pirlo's first match in Major League Soccer could come against Toronto FC.The New York Daily News reported Sunday night that New York City FC has inked the Italian midfielder.   Despite having a year left on his contract with Serie A powerhouse Juventus, the 36-year-old World Cup-winner has reportedly agreed t...

The Italian-American Cultural Organization of the South Shore will host a bocce tournament and cookout on Sept. 20. The event will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at 429 High St., Abington. Lunch will include Italian sausages. Proceeds will support the organization's scholarship fund. Tickets are $10 per person for lunch and cheerleading or $15...

Sefano Bonomo, the New York Red Bulls' second pick of the MLS SuperDraft (39th overall) and presumptive member of an elite tier of frequent flyers, has joined NYRB II per a report from Big Apple Soccer's Kristian Dyer - and subsequently confirmed by the club.   This news marks the end of a six-and-half-month journey through some of world Eur...

The New York Mets announced they will be inducting Mike Piazza into the Mets Hall of Fame. The Mets made the announcement Sunday, before the former catcher played in the celebrity softball game ahead of Tuesday night's All-Star game.   Piazza understands what it's like to be a New York Mets fan. That's why his selection for the team's H...

October 9 (Thursday) 7:30 pmCellini Lodge #2206, OSIA, Celebrates Italian Americans in SportsThe evening will be dedicated to the history, lives and accomplishments of some of the famous athletes, coaches and managers through films, photos, music and talks. Light refreshments served. Sponsored by Cellini Lodge #2206 of New Hyde Park.Marcus Christ...

March 23, 2015 Los Verdes Golf Club - 3301 Via Campesina - Rancho Palos Verdes, California Vistas for Children's 13th Annual Golf Tournament "Under the Tuscan Sun" promises to be an amazing day of golf with putting and other contests, a Fiat hole-in-one prize, Italian wine tasting, Live Auction and Dinner with awards for the day. Auctio...

The general public recognizes thoroughbred racing because of the big-name Triple Crown races: the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. But the Somone brothers, Tony and Michael, instead gravitated to harness racing as teens.   They grew up close to Maywood Park, which with its sister track in Crete, Balmoral Park, is a hub of I...