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

Brad Kane| Greg Bordonaro |

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.

Rock Cats to Hartford if city builds new stadium

The owners of the New Britain Rock Cats have agreed to move the team to downtown Hartford if the city agrees to build a new stadium, NBC Connecticut reports.

NB Rock Cats moving to Hartford?

The New Britain Rock Cats are in negotiations to build a stadium and relocate to Hartford, the Hartford Courant reports, citing sources familiar with talks.

CT, hoops officials unveil 2015 AAC tourney logo

State and college basketball officials unveiled the official logo of the 2015 American Athletic Conference Championship, which will be held at the XL Center in March.

NASCAR: CT's tracks key to growing fan base

Gregory Seay |

Flush with its new TV contract and high ratings, NASCAR's racing juggernaut needs small, regional tracks like Connecticut's Stafford Motor Speedway to leverage its appeal to Hispanics and other fan...

Despite basketball glory, UConn must look to football to boost athletics business

Brad Kane |

Winning two college basketball national championships in two days drove revenue, visibility, and economic development for UConn and Connecticut, but for the university to reach the financial success...

Oak Hill plans $4.3M Bristol fitness center

A $4.3 million fitness center devoted solely to the needs of the disabled – the first of its kind in New England - opens in downtown Bristol this fall, authorities say.

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