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Viewership up 9 percent for ESPN’s Christmas NBA broadcast

ESPN said its broadcast of the Washington Wizards-New York Knicks Christmas Day matchup drew 3.05 million viewers, up nine percent from a comparable game a year ago.

Mohegans miss out on NY casino

In what is turning out to be a bad year for Connecticut Native American tribes' attempts to build casinos outside the Nutmeg State, the Mohegan Tribe of Uncasville was passed over Wednesday for a...

Travelers' Paul Newman nonprofit wins charity of year

The primary nonprofit served by The Travelers Championship in Cromwell every year – The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp – has been named the 2014 PGA Tour Charity of the Year.

How green is CT business?

The Winter edition of the Connecticut Green Guide delves deep into the sustainable business community's strengths and weakness, ranging from energy efficiency to public transit usage.

Will sponsors follow Rock Cats to Hartford?

Brad Kane |

As the Rock Cats abandon New Britain for a new $60 million stadium in downtown Hartford, city and business officials are concerned Stanley Black & Decker and the team's dozens of other sponsors won't...

UConn hoops cereal debuts Thursday

UConn's dual basketball championships earlier this year will be commemorated on a cereal box available for sale starting today, officials announced.

Golf pro turns passion into business opportunity

Stan Simpson |

For the past decade, Todd Daigneault immersed himself in almost every facet of golf: playing as a professional; teaching; selling; and his specialty, club making.

Hunting seasons begins

Connecticut's seasons for hunting various birds and animals with firearms began rolling out on Saturday and will continue through November.

ESPN extends, expands NBA deal

Bristol sports media giant ESPN said it has signed a nine-year agreement with the NBA that will allow it to air more regular-season games and increase its overall pro basketball content.

Waterford site to be first shoreline park in 50 years

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced on Tuesday plans to turn a 32-acre property in Waterford into Connecticut’s first shoreline state park in more than 50 years, rejecting a...

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