A group of North Americans led by New York lawyer Joe Tacopina completed the purchase of Italy's cash-strapped Serie B soccer club Bologna on Wednesday.   Tacopina was named club president and Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo is a large investor. A statement posted on Bologna's website announced the deal.   Read more   So...

by Tom Sheen   Andrea Pirlo has accepted a move to join New York City FC in Major League soccer, according to reports. The Juventus legend, 36, has "accepted" a proposal from the new club, according to Spanish newspaper AS, having spoken to the club's CEO Ferran Soriano.   Should a move go through, he will join former England and...

by Roberto Natalini   With the arrival of summer time, each town and city in Italy celebrates tradition and culture with countless feasts throughout the peninsula, where local food and popular customs become the heart of the festivity.   In California and in particular in the Bay Area, the Italian heritage is honored as well with seve...

By Josh Cooper   Team USA World Cup general manager Dean Lombardi picked John Tortorella as the squad's head coach for four clear and obvious reasons. 1. Tortorella's track record of success as a Stanley Cup champion and the winningest American born coach in the NHL   Tortorella has an understanding of his players as an NHL coach...

In 1998 Marco Pantani, the most flamboyant and popular cyclist of his era, won both the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia - a titanic feat of physical and mental endurance that no rider has repeated since. He was a hero to millions - the saviour of cycling following the doping scandals which threatened to destroy the sport. However, less than six ye...

By Meaghan McGoldrick It's a call to arms for young soccer enthusiasts, or any aspiring athletes looking to get their soles on the turf and their feet on the ball. The Brooklyn Italians Soccer Club, based at 5725 18th Avenue, is looking for youngsters to get on board for its 2013/2014 season, starting this September.   Read more   S...

Maserati, one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands, continues to celebrate the North American roll out of the all-new Ghibli with a 90-second broadcast spot titled "Strike" during the first quarter of America's most anticipated football game. "Maserati is embarking on its 100th year of craftsmanship with an important entry into t...

In what has been dubbed a shocking upset, Junior Welterweight boxer Chris Algieri defeated Ruslan Provodnikov to claim the 140 – pound WBO Junior Welterweight World Title Saturday, June 15th.   The 30-year-old former kick boxer, and Long Island, native won the fight with a split decision over reigning title holder Provodnikov in front of a c...

"In Italia bisogna prendere esempio dal tifo americano". Ne è convinto Marco Belinelli, reduce dai festeggiamenti per il titolo Nba vinto a San Antonio. Il primo italiano a conquistare l'ambito anello, ospite della Gazzetta dello Sport, nelle sue sette stagioni nella Grande Mela è transitato da Golden State, Toronto, New Orleans e Chicago e ha sper...

by Fabrizio Capobianco   No, Juventus is not opening a high-tech office in the Valley, nor relocating here. They plan to stay in Turin. However, a group of Juventus fans have decided it is time for the Vecchia Signora to have an official club in the West Coast. Yes, surprisingly, there is only one official Juventus Club in the US (a.k.a...