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ESPN promotes College Football Playoff exec

Bristol sports programmer ESPN has promoted the executive who was in charge of the College Football Playoff programming, which created the largest audience in cable television history in January.

Travelers tourney sending $1.5M to charities

The Travelers Championship, which concluded Sunday in a playoff won by Bubba Watson, raised more than $1.5 million, according to the insurer and title sponsor.

Equestrian products retailer to enter CT market

Publicly traded equestrian products retailer Dover Saddlery Retail said it will open its first two stores in Connecticut later this year.

Travelers Championship tees up week of events

Though the pros won’t hit their first official tournament golf shots until Thursday, the Travelers Championship in Cromwell officially tees off Monday with an opening ceremony and a pro-am...

Yard Goats: Price of naming rights confidential

The soon-to-be Hartford Yard Goats minor league baseball team announced a ballpark naming-rights deal with Dunkin' Donuts, but the team says it won't disclose the amount.

Dunkin’ Donuts buys naming rights to Hartford ballpark

When Hartford’s ballpark opens for its inaugural season in 2016, it will bear the name of the ubiquitous New England coffee and breakfast retailer Dunkin’ Donuts, the Hartford Yard Goats...

UTC adds two years to tennis tourney sponsorship

United Technologies Corp. said it has renewed its fledgling sponsorship of the Connecticut Open women’s tennis tournament through 2017.

Summer Green Guide publishes

Dive deep into the environmental law enforcement at the Connecticut Attorney General's Office, take a look back at 75 years of garbage at the Hartford Landfill, find out how to create fashionable...

Report: Weather hurt 2014 marathon attendance, spending

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The ranks of spectators, volunteers and participants at last year's rainy Hartford Marathon declined 13 percent from the year before, race organizers revealed Thursday.

G. Fox scion gifts Bloomfield land to CT

A scion of former G. Fox Co. department store co-founder Beatrice Fox Auerbach donated 40 Bloomfield acres to the state to preserve as public open space, authorities say.

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