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  • Wednesday's college and local multi-sport roundup: Norfolk State adds two transfers in men's basketball

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: Norfolk State added a pair of transfers from Division I programs. Anell Alexis, a 6-foot-6, 185-pound wing, averaged 4.6 points and 3.0 rebounds in 72 games over three seasons for Marist. He will be eligible to...
  • Downtown Hartford Offering Dining Discounts For Gymnastics Fans

    Downtown Hartford Offering Dining Discounts For Gymnastics Fans
    Looking to spot a top Olympic athlete out and about in Downtown Hartford this weekend? Have we got a tip for you!  Agave Grill, Max Downtown, Salute, DISH Bar and Grill, Feng Asian Bistro, and City Steam Brewery Café are great places to fulfill your dream...
  • U.S. Championships update: Desiderio improves in Juniors

     
    Parkettes gymnast Christina Desiderio improved her all-around score by nine-tenths of a point Saturday afternoon at the P&G U.S. Gymnastics Championships in the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., and now is awaiting word on whether she has made the Junior........
  • $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours

    $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours
    Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
  • Hitting the Floor With Fandango, the WWE's Latest Craze-Inducing Sensation

    Hitting the Floor With Fandango, the WWE's Latest Craze-Inducing Sensation
    WWE Raw June 3, doors 6:30 p.m., XL Center, One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford, xlcenter.com, $15-$95. Read our Q&A with Fandango here   If you remember one thing and one thing only about Fandango, it should be this: You must let the A's breathe...
  • CT.com Q&A: WWE Wrestler Fandango

    CT.com Q&A: WWE Wrestler Fandango
    For more on Johnny Curtis' past and the Fandango character, read our feature article "Hitting the Floor with Fandango, WWE's Latest Craze-Inducing Sensation."   Correct me if I'm wrong: One of the main sources that got you into wrestling as a child...
  • AHL President Talks Hartford Hockey

    With two contracts expiring this summer, Hartford’s professional hockey future is uncertain. The Rangers’ deal at the XL Center expires after this season. And AEG’s agreement to run the building is up in August. The Capital Region...
  • Villanova Can't Slow Down UConn As Huskies Run To 76-43 Victory

    – Since the freshmen are relatively new to the neighborhood, UConn's veterans took time this week to explain what it's like hanging out with Villanova. To paraphrase: You can knock on its door, but you can't make them come out to play. You can...
  • Schoenfeld: Rangers Open To Staying In Hartford

    While the Capital Region Development Authority is deciding among three companies bidding to run the XL Center and Rentschler Field, Jim Schoenfeld and the executives at Madison Square Garden are considering their own options. The company’s...
  • Sound Tigers President Howard Saffan Denies Rangers-To-Bridgeport Rumor

    With the team’s deal at the XL Center expiring after this season, speculation about the Rangers’ future in Hartford has been swirling all season. Both AHL president Dave Andrews and Rangers’ executive Jim Schoenfeld have said the...
  • Remembering When The Roof Fell In

    Remembering When The Roof Fell In
    Hartford has had both good and ill fortune in its long history, but rarely both at the same time. That is what happened, dramatically, on a cold, snowy morning 35 years ago today. The previous evening, in the building then known as the Hartford Civic...