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Mario Balotelli of Italy celebrates scoring the opening goal as Philipp Lahm of Germany shows his dejection during the UEFA EURO 2012 semi final match between Germany and Italy at the National Stadium on June 28, 2012 in Warsaw, Poland.  (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Italy Beats Germany 2-1 to Reach Euro 2012 Final

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Mario Balotelli finally showed some quality finishing, scoring twice Thursday to give Italy a 2-1 win over Germany and an unexpected spot in the European Championship final. Extending its winless streak […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/28/2012

Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli  speaks to the media during a press conference at Coverciano on May 31, 2012 in Florence, Italy.  (Photo by Dino Panato/Getty Images)

Coach Says Italy Could Stay Home from Euro 2012

ROME (AP) — Italy coach Cesare Prandelli said it wouldn’t bother him if his team withdraws from the European Championship while Italian soccer is engulfed in a huge match-fixing scandal. The investigation into corruption led […]

06/01/2012

Clint Dempsey of USA celebrates the opening goal during the international friendly match between Italy and USA at Luigi Ferraris Stadium on February 29, 2012 in Genoa, Italy.  (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Dempsey Scores as US Beats Italy for First Time

GENOA, Italy (AP) — American players applauded each other and their fans. Their supporters cheered loudly and proudly waved the red, white and blue. Gaining a rare victory over a soccer power, the United States […]

02/29/2012