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Hartford Athletic taps former MLS player as head coach

Joe Cooper |

Hartford Athletic, the city's new professional soccer club, has hired a former United Soccer League (USL) coach and 19-year professional soccer player as its first-ever head coach.

Yard Goats set attendance mark

Gregory Seay |

An up-and-down season hasn't kept the Hartford Yard Goats from drawing big crowds, and are poised for the start of Wednesday night's final homestand to set a new annual Connecticut attendance record...

UConn football ticket sales drag as new season kicksoff

Joe Cooper |

Seven consecutive losing seasons for UConn football are being felt at the ticket office.

UConn football's '18 concession menu upgraded; brewhouse added

Gregory Seay |

With the onset of UConn football season, Pratt & Whitney Stadium will feature new handcrafted food and beverage offerings on game days, the stadium's operator says.

Developer withdraws sports complex plan; residents voice opposition

Anthony Branciforte | JOURNAL INQUIRER |

Disgruntled residents spoke out Monday in Windsor Locks against a plan to develop a massive sports complex at the intersection of Route 20 and Interstate 91, even though the developer withdrew the...

Following setback, $200M Windsor Locks project begins local approval process

Matt Pilon |

A Long Island developer whose ambitious $200 million proposed sports complex in Windsor Locks was sidelined last month amid concerns about his past legal history is scheduled to appear before the...

Newington's booze-friendly ax venue set

Joe Cooper |

New England's largest ax-throwing facility and the region's first to sell alcohol is set to open next week in Newington.

Hartford's Dunkin' Donuts Park to become par-3 golf course

Joe Cooper |

Golfers will be able to tee it up next month at Hartford's Dunkin' Donuts Park, which will be transformed into a par-3 golf course during a four-day event, the Hartford Yard Goats announced Wednesday.

Hartford Athletic hires Powell to lead business operations

Joe Cooper |

Hartford Athletic, the Capital City's new pro soccer team, has tapped Donovan Powell to oversee the club's daily business operations.

S&P: Expanding casinos, sports betting unlikely long-term revenue driver

Joe Cooper |

Developing new casinos and expanding sports betting in New England may provide a short-term revenue boost to states, but it's doubtful those economic gains will improve their long-term financial...

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