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Brackets For Good readies statewide nonprofit tournament

Carl Carchia, Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Fifty-eight Connecticut nonprofits are preparing to square off in an NCAA-tournament like competition in an effort to raise money for their causes.

Prison for 2nd Dillon Stadium fraudster

Gregory Seay |

A former Avon man involved in a fraudulent attempt to renovate Hartford's Dillon Stadium using city money will spend six months in federal prison, prosecutors say.

CT OKs $10M for Dillon, Colt upgrades

Gregory Seay |

The State Bond Commission Friday approved $10 million for renovating Hartford's aged Dillon Stadium to eventually attract a pro soccer team to the city.

USJ introduces majors in medical, computer, sports fields

The University of St. Joseph in West Hartford said Monday it is introducing five new undergraduate majors in computer science, health science, sports management and bioinformatics.

Yard Goats to use alternative names as part of 2018 promo schedule

The Hartford Yard Goats unveiled its 2018 promotional schedule aimed at boosting attendance and becoming more fan friendly. It includes using alternative team names for several ball games this year.

PGA Tour draw McIlroy commits to Travelers tourney

Rory McIlroy, a four-time major champion with 13 PGA TOUR victories, has committed to play in the 2018 Travelers Championship, tournament organizers said Wednesday.

Jemele Hill leaving SportsCenter to move to ESPN's 'The Undefeated'

CNNMoney |

Anchor Jemele Hill is leaving SportsCenter to head to The Undefeated, ESPN's site about the intersection of sports, race and culture.

Yard Goats' '18 ticket sales open Feb. 9

Gregory Seay |

Tickets for the 70 home games in the Hartford Yard Goat's 2018 baseball season go on sale Feb. 9, the team says.

Lackluster snowstorm still prompts some cancellations at Bradley

Bradley International Airport weathered Wednesday's snowstorm with a smattering of airline delays and cancellations, but by 11 a.m. was winding down snow cleanup.

Coastal resilience still elusive and expensive

JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL | CT MIRROR |

There are empty spaces now on Third Avenue Extension along Old Field Creek in West Haven, where cottage-like homes stood as recently as a few years ago.

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