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CT’s national softball tourney to field $2.1M economic impact

Joe Cooper |

A national girls' softball tournament returning to Connecticut next week is expected to bring more than $2.1 million to the Greater Hartford economy, organizers announced Tuesday.

Hartford's new pro soccer team named entering 2019

Gregory Seay| Joe Cooper |

The Capital City's new pro soccer club will be named the Hartford Athletic, as promoters on Wednesday announced more than 1,000 fans have committed to season tickets at Dillon Stadium.

Developer plots $200M mega-sports complex in W. Locks with stadiums, hotels, 500 jobs

Joe Cooper |

A developer has announced plans to build and operate a $150 million to $200 million multi-sport complex in Windsor Locks featuring two roughly 6,000-seat stadiums, turf fields, retail space and...

Hartford's pro-soccer aims advance

Gregory Seay |

The Hartford promoters bringing pro soccer to the city's historic Colt Park plan a midweek update regarding their efforts to begin play in 2019.

Hartford Wolf Pack owner MSG eyes sports, entertainment split

Joe Cooper |

The Madison Square Garden Co. (MSG), which owns the Hartford Wolf Pack American Hockey League franchise, is considering a plan to separate its sports and entertainment businesses.

Watson wins third Travelers title; tourney raises $2M

Joe Cooper |

Bubba Watson, who clawed back from a six-stroke deficit on Sunday to win his third Travelers Championship title, announced Monday that he will donate $200,000 in winnings to the tournament's...

Hartford's Dunkin' Donuts Park named league's best stadium

Joe Cooper |

Dunkin' Donuts Park, home to the Double-A Hartford Yard Goats, is the minor league division's best ballpark, according to recent rankings.

NB Bees see higher ticket sales amid grassroots outreach

Q&A talks with Brad Smith, the general manager of the New Britain Bees, which is in its third season playing in the Atlantic League, a minor-league professional baseball organization. The team is...

U.S. women’s soccer returns to Rentschler Field

Joe Cooper |

Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford will again host the U.S. women's national soccer team in a four-team international tournament in July.

Jason Day returning to Travelers Championship

Joe Cooper |

Jason Day, the PGA's seventh-ranked golfer, is returning to the Travelers Championship next month at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, organizers said.

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