Everyone thinks they’re the next Steph Curry from deep. That being said, Mike D’Antoni should get more credit — or blame, depending on your perspective — for the 3-point crazy in today’s NBA and lower leagues. Steph gets the most credit for making the NBA a deep-shooting league, it actually started with a different 6’3 point guard who didn’t make a...

Italian American wrestling legend Dominic DeNucci was hospitalized on Friday due to a health scare. The cause was originally unknown, but his family later provided an update. The 88-year-old was dealing with a heart issue and underwent a cardiac catheterization procedure. "Dominic was admitted to the hospital on Friday after experiencing some very...

The Italian soccer season could finish without a champion if Serie A is stopped again because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Italian federation on Monday approved plans for a playoff or the use of an algorithm if the regular season cannot be finished. Serie A clubs decided on Friday to ask for no champion and no relegations. The latest plans prop...

Joe Alberici loves working at Army, a place he calls “the greatest leadership institution in the world.” He’s going on 15 years with the Black Knights, and he has no plans to go elsewhere. Alberici, an Italian through and through, is as compassionate a coach as there is in college lacrosse. He spoke with Paul Carcaterra about his passion for the Ar...

Ron Onesti was unanimously selected to become president of the Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, its board of directors announced Monday. Onesti is the organization's second president. Founder George Randazzo served in that capacity from 1977 until his sudden passing last July. "This is an honor I will not take lightly," Onesti said. "As only t...

Between their time living in Italy to their two years together on the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant and Houston Rockets Coach Mike D’Antoni crossed paths often. Before Bryant was even close to becoming one of the greatest players in NBA history, he was drawing inspiration from D’Antoni. Mike D’Antoni began his playing career in the NBA in 1973 bu...

K-State head volleyball coach Suzie Fritz added to the nation's No. 23 recruiting class with the signing of opposite/outside hitter Tessa Mati to a National Letter of Intent (NLI), the 20-year head coach announced Tuesday.Mati (pronounced "mah-tee") stands 6-foot-4 and hails from Grosseto, Italy, and played for the Italian club team Megabox Battist...

Serie A has joined the party of sports leagues announcing their restart dates. Vincenzo Spadafora, Italy’s sports minister, confirmed to the media on Thursday that the country’s top soccer league will resume its season on June 20. Play was initially suspended on March 9 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Spadafora virtually met with a number of Italian...

Ha rassegnato le dimissioni dalla carica di vicepresidente del Palermo l’imprenditore italo-americano Tony Di Piazza. Al termine di un lungo consiglio di amministrazione iniziato alle 16 e concluso a sera, a dare la notizia è stato lo stesso club di viale del Fante. A ospitare i lavori del cda gli uffici dello stadio “Barbera” dove erano presenti i...

Baseball is the family business, but whenever Dante Girardi’s playing days are over, he has a different career in mind: Fashion. To borrow a line from ZZ Top, Girardi, 18, said he grew up admiring some of baseball’s “sharp dressed men” such as Starlin Castro and Aroldis Chapman. Those players, who competed for Girardi’s father, former New York Yank...