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  • With Win In Hand, UConn Faces Tough Vermont Test

    With Win In Hand, UConn Faces Tough Vermont Test
    STORRS — Bringing national flag blue uniforms to venues from State College, Pa., to Burlington, Vt., UConn hockey players are getting used to life on the move. "It's good to get out on the road early," sophomore forward Evan Richardson said Friday...
  • A Day Of Indoor Play At XL Center

    A Day Of Indoor Play At XL Center
    The Let's Play Expo on Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the XL Center in Hartford is a fun family event full of entertainment, exhibitors, games, giveaways and more. The expo includes a Play Zone including a bouncy house and trampoline; a Family...
  • Renovations Nearly Complete, XL Center Looks To Long-Term Future

    Renovations Nearly Complete, XL Center Looks To Long-Term Future
    HARTFORD — A $35 million renovation of the city's aging XL Center arena is nearly complete: Black granite shines in the new fan club; lighted signs brighten a refreshed concourse; and lower-level loge boxes offer premium seating closer to the...
  • Loving Life In Hartford

    Regarding the Oct. 17 editorial "Go Forth On Downtown North,” which asks readers to "imagine living within walking distance of the stadium, a Thomas Hooker Brewery, Riverside Park, Hartford Stage, the XL Center and other attractions.” Well,...
  • Gernander Impressed With Wolf Pack's Revamped Digs At XL

    Gernander Impressed With Wolf Pack's Revamped Digs At XL
    HARTFORD — After 17 years of entering through the same door, Ken Gernander couldn't stop himself. Accessing the Hartford Wolf Pack locker room from behind the team's bench at the XL Center, Gernander walked through the customary doors a few...
  • Jeff Jacobs: After Nauseating Bickering, Give Stadium A Chance

    Jeff Jacobs: After Nauseating Bickering, Give Stadium A Chance
    Isn't democracy grand? Or messy? Or both? Anyway, after months of citizens spitting vitriol like chewing tobacco at each other, making numbers sing, making numbers dance, doing everything just short of proclaiming that a baseball stadium will either...
  • Keep Ball Rolling On Hartford Stadium

    Keep Ball Rolling On Hartford Stadium
    Play ball. This week the Hartford city council voted 6-0, with three abstentions, to approve a $350 million mixed-use neighborhood just north of I-84 in downtown Hartford. The project, called Downtown North, is what might be termed BOD — baseball-...
  • Sheehan Retiring As CEO Of MDC, Region's Water & Sewer Agency

    Sheehan Retiring As CEO Of MDC, Region's Water & Sewer Agency
    Charles “Chuck” Sheehan will retire in February after 10 years as chief executive officer of the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC), the Hartford region’s water and sewer authority. “For a decade, I have had the distinct...
  • On The Fly: Georgia Running Back Todd Gurley Suspended

    Looks like it's time to search for another top Heisman Trophy candidate after Georgia running back Todd Gurley was indefinitely suspended due to an ongoing investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules, the school announced. Georgia officials...
  • 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'...