Pensacola City FC have announced the unveiling of an international identification event that will see at least two young soccer players earn themselves a trial at a professional club in Italy. In a partnership with Evolution Soccer/MRSoccer, they have entered into a 3 year deal that will see Italian side Empoli FC send a scout/coach to assess the...

Juventus are closing in on the signing of young Sporting Kansas City defender Erik Palmer-Brown. The 17-year-old American youth international is highly regarded as one the hottest prospects in Major League Soccer, and the Bianconeri have been long-term admirers of the talented center back.   SportItalia report that Juventus have finally rea...

To get ready for the Super Bowl tomorrow, we thought we'd put the spotlight on one of the greatest football coaches in history: Vince Lombardi.   Vince Lombardi was born on June 11, 1913 in Brooklyn, NY. He was the oldest of five children and the son of an Italian immigrant. When Vince was a teenager, he had his sights set on becoming a...

The U.S. Ski Team has brought in Alberto Senigagliesi (sen-u-GLAZE-ee) to take over as the women's speed coach. The former Italian men's speed coach steps in for Stefan Abplanalp, who left the team after one season in charge. Senigagliesi said he's looking forward to building a "strong group on the mountain and maintain the energy off the...

The University of Miami's Gian Piero Ragonesi donned Italy's famous azzurro this weekend, competing at the 2015 European Under-23 Championships. The Hurricanes' talented thrower competed in the men's discus, posting a mark of 52.63m. Ragonesi is the fourth Hurricane to compete this summer following the collegiate season.   Shakima Wimbl...

by James Edwards Besides the many fans and those in the sports world, there's another place in particular mourning the death of baseball legend Yogi Berra: a St. Louis neighborhood called The Hill. Berra grew up in The Hill, which became the nucleus of the city's Italian community, as many Italian immigrants settled there when arriving to St....

di Roberto Zanni, Gente d'Italia - ItaliaChiamaItalia   Si chiama AC Seattle, è una società di calcio femminile americana, che si trova nell'omonima città, partecipa alla Wpls, che vuole dire 'Women's Premier Soccer League', ma è soprattutto un progetto, probabilmente unico a livello mondiale. Perchè l'idea di partenza che ha portato alla cr...

When one thinks of the traditional Italian pastimes, several things come to mind: Food. Wine. Art. Music. Talking. And...Golfing?   It may not be your traditional game of bocce ball, but members of the Italian American Golf Association of San Diego have been gathering since 1965 to "bring golfers of Italian heritage together for friendly com...

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.  ...