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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.

Parade set as CT basks in college hoops glory

Storrs, Conn. is once again title town.

Malloy makes hoops bet with Kentucky's Beshear

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear may be fellow Democrats, but they certainly are on opposing sides of Monday’s NCAA tournament championship between UConn and the University...

UConn earns $8M in tournament run, receives $1.7M

Brad Kane |

Though the Final Four championship game will be decided Monday evening, one thing is already settled: UConn's financial payout for its tournament performance.

Courtney bets food, beer on UConn games

Connecticut U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, whose district encompasses UConn’s home base of Storrs, said he’s made a friendly wager with Florida U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Shultz on the outcome...

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