For the second year in a row, Professionisti Italiani a Boston has partnered with Italian sailing powerhouse Mascalzone Latino to give teenagers from underprivileged neighborhoods in Naples the chance to sail on the Charles River. Guided by instructor Antonio Dell'Omo Beneduce, Salvatore Pistone and Laura Canzanella — both 13 — took part in severa...

Roma have opened five youth academies in the USA, which will develop American talent to bring over to Italy. With the new American ownership the Giallorossi have been enjoying a particularly intimate connection with Uncle Sam, and the opening of these schools is the latest example.   In an extensive statement published on their site, th...

di Andrea Marinelli «Mi innamorai del calcio come mi sarei innamorato delle donne: improvvisamente, inesplicabilmente, acriticamente, senza pensare al dolore o allo sconvolgimento che avrebbe portato con sé», scriveva Nick Hornby in "Febbre a 90°", il libro autobiografico uscito nel 1992 in cui raccontava il suo rapporto con il calcio e, in partic...

John Lewis Pacella was born to an Italian /American family in Brooklyn New York, on September 15, 1956. When he was ten years old his family moved out to Suffolk County on Long Island, where he attended Connetquot High School. There he played ball in the Ronkonkoma/ Bohemia school district, getting drafted in the 4th round of the 1974 by New York...

Everything seems better about Italy's Andrea Bargnani — even his English.Last season with the Knicks turned into a mess for Bargnani, who partially tore the ulnar nerve in his left elbow in late January. He elected not to have surgery but never made it back, his season shortened to 42 games. Team president Phil Jackson is the latest to try to turn...

On a recent visit to the North End, I decided to explore the pride that is associated with Italians and sports.As a proud Italian-American, I already know that there is a special relationship that exists between Italians and their teams, but I wanted to see what else I could find. As I walked down Tony DeMarco way, it became apparent to me that the...

By Mike Jensen On Monday, the box came down from the top shelf in the basement archives of La Salle's University's College Hall. Brother Joseph Grabenstein, La Salle University's archivist, had been filling the box for years. Out came gold shorts that looked more like modern swim trunks. A game jersey with 15 on the front and back. A plain gray s...

The Greater Atlantic City Chapter of UNICO National and the Atlantic County UNICO Scholarship Foundation will honor surfer Dean Randazzo at its annual Person of the Year Scholarship Dinner on Friday. Randazzo, the founder of the Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation and a cancer survivor, is New Jersey's most successful professional surfer. His foundati...

Italian Simone Origone on Friday bettered his own world speed skiing record when he raced to a top speed of 252.632 kilometres per hour (156.978 mph). Origone's eye-watering effort down the specially groomed Chabrieres piste in the French resort of Vars bettered his previous best of 252.454 kph set in March 2014.   Windy conditions forc...

di Michela Cuppini   Studiare in America senza pagare esorbitanti rette universitarie? Oggi non è più impossibile. L' "American Dream" potrebbe presto diventare realtà grazie a borse di studio istituite da college statunitensi. I requisiti d'accesso richiesti? Essere degli sportivi. Ebbene sì, il proprio background atletico giocherà un ruolo...