by Shane Dale   His last name sounds like a delightfully snooty coffee drink. In fact, if you ordered a grande, soy, low-fat Saltalamacchia at your local Starbucks, there's a good chance no one would bat an eyelash.   Indeed, new Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia has quite the entertaining last name -- but more...

The Italian American Social Club of Waldwick held its 8th annual summer Bocce/Breakfast event. It included several teams playing on Waldwick's Borough Park double bocce courts.   Bocce is a popular Italian bowling game derived from ancient Roman times now enjoyed by teams of all ages, male or female. Attendees also enjoyed a homemade breakfa...

In its first year of a multi-year agreement with The United States Tennis Association (USTA), next week Lavazza will bring the flavor of authentic Italian coffee to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the hundreds of thousands of fans attending this year's US Open (August 31st to September 13th). To further support tennis, Lavazza...

by Angela Corrias   The recovering heroin addict from Italy who disappeared for two days after completing the New York City Marathon was never supposed run the big race, got lost because he dropped a card with the address of the hotel where he was staying — and stayed awake because he was too scared to get any shut-eye. "I was afraid to...

by Serena Perfetto Fortune favors the brave, they say and, when it comes, you can't say "No". The "Buona Fortuna" - as called by Italians - helped Sergio Cerbone, an Italian professional from Milan, realize some of his dreams but it took some good efforts and persistence to make all of them happen at the same time.   In 2013, when he turned...

Il Bologna calcio potrebbe diventare una società di proprietà americana. Nella notte il consiglio d'amministrazione della società ha infatti deciso di accettare l'offerta arrivata dalla cordata americana guidata dall'avvocato Joe Tacopina, voltando le spalle, così, a quella che aveva avanzato Massimo Zanetti, patron della Segafredo, già socio di mi...

By Meg Peters   Thanks to Lake Orion bocce player Jose Botto, the United States can now boast its first medal from a World Bocce Championship tournament. Botto competed in the World Singles Bocce Championship April 25 against 32 other countries in Rome, Italy, after winning the title of the United States Champion in the men's division f...

Could another Italian international be making his way to Major League Soccer? Months after Sebastian Giovinco left Juventus to join Toronto FC, Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has been linked to MLS, with Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport reporting on Saturday that the 31-year-old is considering a move to the league.   Toronto, Orlando Ci...

L'Italian American Boxing Awards, evento che rappresenta il perfetto mix tra sport e cultura ideato e organizzato da New York Italians, ANPS USA e Fordham University, domenica sera ha visto la sua prima edizione nella storica palestra di New York Gleason's Gym. Nel 1937 l'italiano Peter Robert Gagliardi inglesizzò il suo nome in Bobby Gleason, per...

Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, MO has add outdoor bocce courts for their member's enjoyment. These outdoor grass court have been set on the croquet course. Plans are to make the courts more permanent by removing the grass and adding a more level and faster courts with sides for a more profession game. On January 2, 2017 the Italia America Bo...