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ESPN, Comcast ink deal to air new college sports network

Comcast said it has reached an agreement with ESPN to distribute a new college sports network to its Xfinity customer.

Give the Rock Cats deal a chance


Walk into any Hartford bar or restaurant this summer and you're likely to see sparser crowds than usual.

Travelers’ shows teen golfer the game’s business side

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Christie Williams, a 17-year-old senior from Portland High School wants to play professional golf, but she received an alternate perspective on the game during the recent Travelers Championship in...

City seeks private partner for Rock Cats development

Hartford officials have issued a request for proposals that seeks a private partner to design and build a Rock Cats baseball stadium and surrounding mixed-use development in Downtown North.

Celtics pre-season game returns to Hartford

Continuing their trend of playing a preseason matchup in Hartford every two years, the Boston Celtics and the New York Knicks will return to the XL Center in October, venue operator Global Spectrum...

Hartford's Back9Network inks DirecTV deal

Hartford golf lifestyle media company Back9Network said it has signed its first TV deal with DirecTV, a major milestone that will put its content in front of a much wider audience in September.

Travelers Championship generates $1.35 million

The Travelers Championship generated $1.35 million in profit last week, which the golf tournament will donate to charity.

Mohegan's NJ casino unveils online gaming plans

The Mohegan-operated Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. on Friday unveiled its plans to make online casino games and poker available to the public.

ESPN scores highest rated soccer match with US-Ghana

The United States' 2-1 victory over Ghana in the American's opening match in the World Cup set the record for the highest rated soccer match for Bristol sports programmer ESPN.

Travelers Championship week kicks off

The lights atop Travelers Tower in Hartford will shine red this week to mark the opening of the 2014 Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, the insurer said.

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