Italian-American striker Giuseppe Rossi has signed a contract with SPAL, Italy’s Serie B club that last August was taken over by New York-based criminal defense lawyer Joe Tacopina. After spending the 2020 season in Utah with MLS side Real Salt Lake, Rossi, who boasts large international experience at elite European clubs like England’s Manchester...

Three plays into the season's first scrimmage, Mike Campanile, the offensive coordinator for the freshman team at Bergen Catholic High School, was growing angry. Then his starting wide receiver ran thw wrong route. "Ge out!" Campanile said. "And stay out!" Campanile, 76, knew his personnel. His grandson, Dominic, was the starting quaterback. Anothe...

Fresh off the success of the Solheim Cup in 2021, Toledo could soon host another international sporting event. Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz talked about a trip he and a delegation made to Italy on Monday. Kapszukiewicz says he signed a sister city agreement with Ferrara, Italy. The mayor explains the city is about half the size of Toledo, but its unive...

Thursday December 2, 7pm EST. The Italian American Museum of Cleveland - 12111 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH. Dante Lavelli, the son of Italian immigrants, earned fame playing football for the Cleveland Browns under Coach Paul Brown, 1946-1956. But, the story of the life of Dante Lavelli is more than just a story about sports. It touches on Italian...

On most days, Bruce Arena is among the first to arrive at the New England Revolution’s training center, a 68-acre complex carved out of densely wooded wetlands 30 miles south of Boston. At 70, Arena is at both the apex and the end of his career. The most successful American soccer coach of all time, he has never had a team perform at a higher level...

On Nov. 12, 1971, Cardinals third baseman Joe Torre was named MVP by a wide margin. Here is our original coverage.  And what did Joe Torre, named the National League's Most Valuable Player yesterday, plan as an encore? The Cardinals' third baseman was as quick with an answer as he had been with a bat all last season when he topped major league batt...

Who never wanted to take a winter holiday trip to the inside of a chocolate box painting, or maybe a 007 snowy landscape backdrop? (Minus all the explosions and chase scenes on the ski slopes, of course.) In Cortina d’Ampezzo, a beautiful valley city with over a thousand years of history, home of the majestic Queen of the Dolomites Alps, you can! M...

Competitors from the Highwood Bocce Club (HBC) joined more than 60 of the best bocce players in the country in St. Louis, Mo., November 1-7, 2021, to compete in the 2021 United States Bocce Championship and 14th Annual Aldo Della Croce Bocce Tournament, held at the Italia-America Bocce Club. Highwood had an impressive medal haul with 3 silver and 3...

The Yankees had 12 first-round or supplemental first-round picks from 2009-18. Only four of those picks have reached the majors, and only one—Aaron Judge—has more than 1.5 career wins above replacement as measured by Baseball-Reference. Given that recent track record in the draft, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman described 2019 first-rounder A...

Nine-times world champion Valentino Rossi was inducted into MotoGP's Hall of Fame after the Italian put an end to his illustrious career of more than two decades with a 10th-place finish at the Valencia Grand Prix on Sunday. Seven-times MotoGP title winner Rossi, one of the greatest and most charismatic of motorcycling champions, delighted fans wit...