La Vita Italiana

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by Tom Zetts (Contact)   | 5 entries


Archive: 2008

One last hurrah

A few days after the loss in Bergamo, the Panthers were still disgusted with the thought that the Lions would return to the Super Bowl. Nevertheless, we trudged on. There was still reason to play: ...

What happened to Mr. Italia?

PARMA, Italy — What happened to Mr. Italia?Well, the Internet has been hard to come by. That’s a lie. However, time has been priceless lately.In case you were wondering, I didn’t lose myself gorged in ...

An easy win, and a close win

It had not been two weeks since my arrival in Parma. Still, I had experienced more adventure and excitement than many of the guys who began the season in April. Last minute touchdown passes: first ...

Ciao da Italia!

The first half-week ended with a bang: a last-second victory with Mt. Etna, which is currently erupting, in the distance.The introduction to living the Italian lifestyle led me two directions. The first, was exploring my ...

Ciao from Italia.

As you may or may not know, I arrived in Parma, Italy, on May 22 — less than 24 hours after receiving the call from our coach, Andrew Papoccia...