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There Were Many Headlines - And Headliners - In Connecticut Sports In 2017

There Were Many Headlines - And Headliners - In Connecticut Sports In 2017

From the debut of the Yard Goats at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, to the return of Randy Edsall and the amazing comeback of the Patriots in the Super Bowl, it’s been another banner year for sports — and sports figures — in the Greater Hartford area.

Here’s a look at 10 stories that demanded the attention of sports fans:

Yard Goats A Huge Success

Baseball fans in the Greater Hartford area turned out in record style to support the Yard Goats despite the team finishing far out of first place.

In their first season in Dunkin’ Donuts Park, the Goats sold out 41 times, including the final 21 times and 26 of the last 30 home games. The season total (395,196) was the largest...

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