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CT Special Olympians coming Feb. 28

More than 900 Special Olympians will descend on several Hartford and Litchfield county venues for their 2015 Winter Games on Feb. 28 and March 1.

10,000 headed to Hartford for volleyball tourney

Nearly 10,000 people, including 2,000 athletes, will descend upon Hartford this weekend for a volleyball tournament at the Connecticut Convention Center, according to the Connecticut Convention &...

Hartford to host 2017 cyclo-cross championships

Hartford will be the site of the 2017 cyclo-cross national championships, organizer USA Cycling announced.

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.

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