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XL Center happy hour aims to whet appetites for hockey

The XL Center is introducing a new “hockey happy hour” to drive more fans to games.

Temporary ESPN chief starts work in wake of John Skipper resignation

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ESPN president John Skipper was hiding a substance abuse problem for many years. On Monday, he stopped hiding.

ESPN president resigns, citing substance addiction

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ESPN president John Skipper resigned on Monday, citing a substance addiction.

NFL Network, ESPN suspend stars after sexual harassment lawsuit

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Accusations of sexual harassment have already rocked politics, entertainment and media. Now a raft of sports stars have been hit with similar allegations.

Hartford Yard Goats, Colorado Rockies extend affiliation deal through 2020

The Hartford Yard Goats Baseball Club and the Colorado Rockies agreed Tuesday to extend their affiliation for another two years, keeping them together through the 2020 season.

Former Dunkin' Donuts Park developers to appeal case against Yard Goats

The former developers of Dunkin' Donuts Park are appealing a court ruling that found the Hartford Yard Goats did not "meddle" in relations with the Capital City over ballpark construction changes and...

Ex-Dillon Stadium developer gets three years in jail

Former Dillon Stadium developer James C. Duckett Jr. has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in a fraud scheme involving a $12 million redevelopment of the Hartford stadium.

CRDA recommends Hartford Sports Group to develop Dillon Stadium

The Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) on Thursday selected the Hartford Sports Group (HSG) to renovate Hartford's Dillon Stadium.

Bond Commission OKs $40M for XL Center

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The state Bond Commission on Wednesday morning approved $40 million in funding for improvements to the aging XL Center in Hartford, which is headed toward the sales block.

ESPN begins layoffs; cuts studio production, digital content staff

Bristol sports entertainment giant ESPN today began its planned layoffs of 150 workers.

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