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UConn athletics extends IMG partnership in $93M deal

Joe Cooper |

UConn announced Wednesday it inked a 15-year extension worth up to $93 million for IMG to continue as its exclusive multimedia partner through 2033.

Vermont native wins 25th Hartford Marathon

Joe Cooper |

About 11,000 athletes slogged through the Eversource Hartford Marathon on Saturday, fending off cold and rainy conditions during the 25th annual race.

Yard Goats named 2018 commitment to charity award winner by Ballpark Digest

The Hartford Yard Goats Baseball Club has been named the 2018 commitment to charity award winner by BallparkDigest.com. The Yard Goats have focused on increasing outreach by developing...

Jimmy Nielsen | Head Coach, Hartford Athletic

Sean Teehan |

Jimmy Nielsen started his soccer career as a player, but the first-ever coach of the Hartford Athletic said managing a team came naturally to him.

11,100-plus athletes, 2,500 volunteers for 25th Hartford Marathon

Joe Cooper |

More than 11,100 runners and walkers are expected to cross the finish line at Saturday's 25th annual Hartford Marathon, which race officials expect to generate at least $14 million in economic value...

Windsor Locks PZC moves sports complex forward

Anthony Branciforte | Journal Inquirer |

The Windsor Locks Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a general plan of development for the proposed All Sports Village complex.

Sports help city, region live up to ‘Hartford Has It’ brand promise

Bill Field |

Yes, it took years and multiple ill-fated marketing slogans — including the current “Hartford Has It” campaign — that were doomed from the get-go.

Windsor fastpitch facility under construction

Matt Pilon |

An 11-field outdoor fastpitch softball facility that would be the largest in the Northeast is under construction and on pace for an April 2019 opening, officials said.

Eversource extends Hartford Marathon sponsorship

Joe Cooper |

Eversource Energy has extended its title sponsorship of the Hartford Marathon through 2022, the utility said.

Hartford Wolf Pack parent moves forward with sports, entertainment split

Joe Cooper |

Owners of the Hartford Wolf Pack American Hockey League franchise say they are moving forward with a proposal to separate their sports and entertainment businesses.

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