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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.

Rocks Cats’ project $8.1M in revenue with Hartford move

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Once the Rock Cats move their franchise from New Britain to Hartford, the team could instantly become one of the top 15 highest earning minor league ballclubs in the country, according to initial...

Meriden’s RFS powers World Cup web access

When the 2014 Fifa World Cup kicks off Thursday in Brazil, spectators will be posting on Facebook and Twitter with the help of wireless network infrastructure built by Meriden’s Radio Frequency...

UTC to sponsor New Haven tennis tournament

Hartford conglomerate United Technologies Corp. will be the presenting sponsor for the annual professional women's tennis tournament in New Haven, tournament officials announced Monday.

Hartford unveils $60M Rock Cats stadium

Hartford city officials unveiled Wednesday plans for a $60 million ballpark on downtown's northern rim that is scheduled to be the new home of the New Britain Rock Cats in 2016.

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