Juventus have clinched their fourth straight Serie A title with a 1-0 win at Sampdoria on Saturday afternoon. Arturo Vidal scored in the 31st minute of the game to send Juventus 17 points clear of second-placed Lazio with four games of the season left to play. The victory secured their 31st Scudetto in Massimiliano Allegri's debut season...

Bocce, Italian bowling, is for everyone, even the chronically feeble like myself. I came early to the game thanks to a high Catholic upbringing. Catholic education was responsible for my introduction to bocce, at the end of a trip to a shrine.  With hot weather came the Italian excuse for extended picnics: the holy pilgrimage. With myself as...

by Craig Davis   John Viola has been intently reading all of the news reports about his father's purchase of the Florida Panthers. What interests him most is found at the bottom of the articles online, where fans express their views and concerns about what this latest ownership change will mean to their team.   The oldest of new...

He is an anomaly, a contradiction of sorts in our "grass is always greener elsewhere" world of sports today. As others seek validation in a bigger paycheck, a different location or a more prestigious position, he has remained true to the ultimate bottom line: winning championships.   When it comes to that, no one has been more successful tha...

The Italian Cultural Center of Western Mass, Inc. is sponsoring its Second Annual Golf Tournament on July 13, 2013. The tournament will take place at St. Anne Country Club, 781 Shoemaker Lane, Feeding Hills, MA. If you are a golfer, mark this date on your calendar and spread the word. We are also looking for volunteers to help out in all phases of...

A beloved Dodger family member and icon, a renowned international baseball ambassador, and a very important ingredient to the Dodger brand, Tommy Lasorda bleeds Dodger Blue. When the club opened the new Tommy Lasorda Italian Trattoria at Dodger Stadium, it immediately became a fan favorite.   The legendary Hall of Famer worked together with...

Dalla moda al design, dall'arte ai motori, dalla gastronomia allo sport, la fama del Bel Paese in giro per il mondo ha raggiunto gli ambiti più diversi, e così gli eventi ad essa legati.   È il caso della terza edizione del Gran Fondo Italia, celebre manifestazione ciclistica che si è svolta a Beverly Hills il 28 settembre scorso e ha segnat...

Italians are known for producing style and luxury.The official event merchandise from this year's Gran Fondo GIro d'Italia Miami – Coral Cables on November 10 will be no different. You're training hard and working hard to perform your best so you'll want to look your best as you celebrate your accomplishment.   Read more   Source:&nb...

Three local standout athletes were among those honored at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Chapter's 29th Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner held this past April. Monessen's Donna DeMarino Sanft was a Hall of Fame inductee while Louis "Bimbo" Cecconi of Donora received the Frank A. Santamaria Lifetime Achievement Award. B...

by Andrew Hood   Last month, when Giro d'Italia boss Mauro Vegni hinted that a possible North American start to the corsa rosa could still be in the works, the news was met with surprisingly positive feedback from within the peloton.   Despite the long distance — about an eight-hour flight from the East Coast to Milano — many ins...