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Hartford city council approves Dillon Stadium redevelopment

Joe Cooper |

The Hartford city council on Monday approved a major redevelopment plan that authorizes the Capital Region Development Authority to manage Dillon Stadium for at least five years in an effort to bring...

Nectar of the Goats beer to be sold in stores

John Stearns |

Nectar of the Goats, the popular pale ale beer sold at Dunkin' Donuts Park, is coming to store shelves.

In season No. 2, Yard Goats are back with more entertainment, sponsors

John Stearns |

The Hartford Yard Goats return to action at Dunkin' Donuts Park on April 5 on the hooves of a stellar inaugural season that included being named 2017 Team of the Year by out of 160...

Ex-NFL players to help launch new football league


When Vince McMahon's XFL returns to the airwaves in 2020, it could face some extreme football competition.

Yard Goats to play three games as 'Los Chivos de Hartford'

Joe Cooper |

The Hartford Yard Goats will play three games as “Los Chivos de Hartford” in a nod to Connecticut's latino population, the team announced Tuesday.

Sportech, CT Lottery support sports betting amid AG's pushback


Sportech Venues Inc., the operator of 16 parimutuel betting parlors across Connecticut, lobbied lawmakers Thursday to legalize sports betting.

ESPN's John Skipper says he resigned over cocaine extortion plot


Former ESPN President John Skipper said he resigned from his role because of a cocaine extortion plot, according to comments he made in an exclusive interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

Bubba Watson commits to 2018 Travelers Championship

Joe Cooper |

Two-time Travelers Championship winner Bubba Watson has committed to play in the 2018 Travelers Championship, tournament organizers said Tuesday.

Stan Simpson: UConn’s dubious dumping of Kevin Ollie

Stan Simpson |

What if an NCAA inquiry into potential violations inside the UConn men’s basketball program comes up empty – or just inconclusive?

Sportech to provide betting technology to Penn. racing club

Matt Pilon |

Sportech, the operator of 18 parimutuel betting parlors across Connecticut, said a racing club north of Philadelphia has selected it to provide new digital and mobile betting platforms.

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