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Rollie Massimino: Legends & Legacies

Rollie Massimino Rollie Massimino is an Italian-American college basketball coaching legend. * Born in New Jersey, he led the Villanova Wildcats to the 1985 NCAA National Championship, and has remained in touch with the basketball world ever since his retirement from coaching.   * Join us on the NEXT PAGE for a glimpse into Rollie […]

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The Baseball Hall of Fame Remembers Joe Garagiola

Joseph Henry Garagiola, Sr. (February 12, 1926 – March 23, 2016) was an American professional baseball catcher, later an announcer and television host, popular for his colorful personality. Garagiola played nine seasons in the Major Leagues. He was also well known outside of baseball for having been one of the regular panelists on The Today Show for […]

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A Morning Run Through An Italian City

Running in Italy Exercise is one of the best things we can do with our time. The benefits are not only physical, but mental and at times, spiritual. In this video, a young couple share with us their morning run through an Italian City while on vacation no less. Join us on the NEXT PAGE […]

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VERY FUNNY – Tommy Lasorda and the Philly Phanatic

Dodgers’ Tommy Lasorda and the Philly Phanatic * Tommy was born in the Philadelphia suburb of Norristown, Pennsylvania. He originally signed with the Philadelphia Phillies organization as an undrafted free agent back in 1945. So he had a lot of fans and family in the area and at the game that night.   The Phanatic, known […]

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DiMaggio & Mantle – “World Class”

Joe DiMaggio presents Micky Mantle with a plaque at Yankee Stadium * On this day in baseball history Joltin’ Joe presents Mickey with a plague retiring his number to center field at Yankee Stadium. Then Mickey surprises Joe D. with a plague of his own. If you’re a baseball fan at all this is a wonderful […]

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Rocky – “Yo Adrian, I Did It!”

Rocky “Yo Adrian, I Did It!” * After winning the championship, Rocky gives an emotional speech to the public, and a loving message to his family. I recall seeing this movie when it first came out. Quickly became one of Favorite stories.  * NEXT PAGE for this Great Moment in Movie History

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Cus D’Amato

Constantine “Cus” D’Amato The Greatest Boxing Trainer of All-Time Join us on the NEXT PAGE to take a closer look at Cus’ life in the ring. 

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Did you know that Kobe Bryant Speaks Fluent Italian?

Kobe Bryant ~ FUTURE HALL-OF-FAMER ~ 20 years in the pros!!! Born in Philadelphia but raised in Italy, NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant, speaks Italian with an impressive ease and fluency. * In this interview Kobe looks back on his time growing up in Italy and how he always has felt a Special Connection to his Adopted Homeland. […]

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ROCKY – Father Carmine Scene

ROCKY – Father Carmine Scene Roberto “Rocky” Balboa born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 6, 1945 (one year before Sylvester Stallone’s actual birth date). He was the only child in a Roman Catholic Italian-American family. When Rocky is spoken to by his priest, Father Carmine, it is apparent that he understands Italian very well, including […]

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Seaman Second Class YOGI BERRA – D Day Veteran

Seaman Second Class – D Day Veteran YOGI BERRA * Yogi Berra will be remembered by many for his light-heartedness and goofy sayings, but the Hall of Fame catcher participated in one of history’s most storied battles while still a teenager. Seaman Second Class Lawrence P. Berra was on a rocket boat stationed off the […]

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