| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Government activities dominated the Connecticut business scene and the Top Ten list of stories in 2014 even more than in the past. And the ranking doesn't even include the start of legalized marijuana sales in September.
We didn't see large-scale...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Rare championships, rising stardom and strong team and individual efforts highligted a banner 2014 sports season locally.
Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out among the others.
Chosen by the News-Press, here is a list...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 4:07 PM
This year wasn't an extraordinary one for boxing and mixed martial arts fans, but the combat sports do have some momentum going into 2015.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has called out Manny Pacquiao (albeit with a repeat of conditions) to finally meet in the...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
WWE is dropping the six month contact requirement to sign up for its WWE Network as part of an effort to attract more subscribers, the company said Thursday.
The streaming service added 31,000 paying subscribers during the third quarter, with 28,000 of...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:54 PM
This week on the roundup, we’ll talk about a move for SmackDown, trouble with the WWE Network, an injury to a WWE Superstar and more.
** This morning, WWE announced what was long-rumored, that SmackDown would move back to Thursdays starting Jan....
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:15 PM
CM Punk isn't back in the ring, but he does have a new story to tell.
WWE superstar CM Punk, aka Phil Brooks, wrote Marvel Comics' "Thor Annual #1," which is set to print in February. According to an interview with Punk on Marvel's website, he's been...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:45 AM
When Ryback re-debuted a few weeks ago, some fans wondered if (and hoped that) this would be the WWE's chance to recapture the magic from his original run. After an episode of Monday Night Raw that almost entirely revolved around Ryback, I'd say those...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In this week's roundup, we'll take a look at Alberto Del Rio, another injured WWE superstar, the wrestling return of Good Ol' J.R. and more.
** Alberto Del Rio and WWE came to a settlement over Del Rio's August firing, which they both addressed in brief...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:01 AM
At a corner table, in an expensive restaurant, somewhere in Greenwich, Republican heavyweights Tom Foley and Linda McMahon share a light lunch.
McMahon: What are you going to have, Tom?
Foley: Not sure, do they have crow?
McMahon: You gave it your...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:05 AM
While the big story on the final Raw before Survivor Series revolved around who would be on Team Cena, the biggest event of the night happened when Luke Harper won the Intercontinental title.
After taking out Dolph Ziggler last week, and joining Team...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:16 AM
Frankie Kazarian spent more than a decade in total with TNA before being let go last spring, and he was a multiple tag team and X-division champion. He quickly found a home in Ring of Honor with his tag team partner, Christopher Daniels.