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Yard Goats announce Hartford season opener

The Hartford Yard Goats Double-A baseball club said it will launch its inaugural season in Hartford against the Richmond Flying Squirrels on April 7.

Fast-pitch softball tourneys to bring $3M in revenue to CT

Two upcoming softball tournaments are expected to generate more than $3 million in revenue for Connecticut businesses, the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau said.

Olympic golf prompts schedule change for Travelers Championship

Next year's Travelers Championship golf tournament will be pushed to the first week of August, organizers said.

SmartAsset: Hartford deserves a pro franchise

A consumer financial technology company used a bit of math to determine that the Hartford metro area deserves a professional sports team.

Rentschler Field to bear Pratt name

Under an agreement announced Thursday, Rentschler Field in East Hartford will soon be called Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field.

Hartford Yard Goats unveil logo

The Hartford Yard Goats minor league baseball team is set to unveil its new logo and team colors at 1 p.m. today at the XL Center in Hartford.

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...

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