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  • Celtics Beat Knicks In Exhibition At XL Center

    Celtics Beat Knicks In Exhibition At XL Center
    HARTFORD — The Celtics have brought some of the NBA's marquee names to Hartford on their many trips from Boston to Connecticut in the past 40 years. Fans in Hartford saw John Havlicek and Dave Cowens in the 1970s, they caught the Larry Bird-...
  • In Refurbished XL Center, Whaler Green Is Missing

    In Refurbished XL Center, Whaler Green Is Missing
    There was so much to look for at the refurbished XL Center when NBA hopes and NHL history suddenly collided on this Wednesday night in October. There was Marcus Smart's jump shot. After going 0-for-8 in his NBA debut against the Sixers, the Celtics'...
  • Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives

     Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives
    Bekki and Matt Anderson don't expect to see each other much this week, especially not on Saturday, Matt's birthday. "Matt's crazy busy right now," Bekki says. When she is on vacation from teaching in the summer, "Matt is busiest," working most weekends....
  • Hartford's Changing Cityscape Focus Of CHS Exhibits

    Hartford's Changing Cityscape Focus Of CHS Exhibits
    The history and development of the city of Hartford has so many facets it could inspire hundreds of museum exhibits. Three that are opening on Friday at Connecticut Historical Society focus on three aspects of the city: its postwar development boom, the...
  • Long Ignored Abstract Murals Draw Applause At Hartford Library

    Long Ignored Abstract Murals Draw Applause At Hartford Library
    HARTFORD — Bill Montesi and his crew from Mariano Brothers move heavy, valuable artwork for a living, sometimes weighing thousands of pounds. So it wasn't the heft of the two Romare Bearden murals — the larger, 10 feet by 16 feet and over 500...
  • The Courant: Hand In Hand With Hartford From The Start

    The Courant: Hand In Hand With Hartford From The Start
    Hartford has had many biographers. Yet its most consistent, the one that for 21/2 centuries has been the city's devoted Boswell, is the journal you are reading now. From its earliest days, The Courant has not just been in Hartford; it has been of...
  • On The Fly: Pettiness by Alabama, OK'd By NCAA

    Gaining traction on Twitter and elsewhere is the story of Daisha Simmons. She started her basketball career at Rutgers, transferred to Alabama and wanted to transfer to Seton Hall to finish her career as a post-graduate student. The reason: Her brother is...
  • Dawson Back In Connecticut, Will Fight Karpency At Foxwoods

    When he last stepped into a ring in his home state, Chad Dawson was riding high. The light heavyweight from New Haven ran his record to 28-0 when he outlasted Glen Johnson at the XL Center in Hartford on Nov. 7, 2009. Dawson won the interim WBC title,...
  • Yes To Hartford Baseball Stadium Project

    Yes To Hartford Baseball Stadium Project
    There is considerable apprehension about the proposed Downtown North development in Hartford, and the concern is not misplaced. The baseball-oriented project is a big risk for an impoverished city with high taxes. Nonetheless, Hartford needs a big...
  • Cavanaugh Admits Hockey East Foes Will Be Tough For UConn

    Cavanaugh Admits Hockey East Foes Will Be Tough For UConn
    STORRS — Returning members of the UConn hockey team don't have to wonder what it takes to beat a Hockey East team. The Huskies did it twice in three attempts last season, defeating UMass and Providence and losing to Boston University. But the small...
  • Wallingford's Pat Mullane Hopes To Play At XL For Wolf Pack

    Wallingford's Pat Mullane Hopes To Play At XL For Wolf Pack
    CROMWELL — As he recently reported for the Hartford Wolf Pack training camp, Pat Mullane stepped inside the XL Center for the first time in more than 10 years. Mullane, who grew up in Wallingford, surveyed the building and glanced at section 202,...