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Hartford Colonials

Hartford Colonials are a United Football League team playing their home games at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. The team was known as the New York Sentinels in the UFL's ingural season, playing its games in New York, New Jersey and a game at Rentschler Field.
Hartford Colonials are a United Football League team playing their home games at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. The team was known as the New York Sentinels in the UFL's ingural season, playing its games in New York, New Jersey and a game at Rentschler Field. « Show less

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  • Former UConn Linebacker Catching On With Tampa Bay

     Former UConn Linebacker Catching On With Tampa Bay
    Just ask former UConn linebacker Danny Lansanah how he's feeling these days and the conversation only bends one way. "Man," he said, "I don't think I can put into words how happy I am just to be finally getting a chance. I've been in so many places,...
  • Regional Digest

    Ollie Adds To UConn Staff UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie announced Tuesday two additions to his coaching staff — David Sevush as director of scouting-video and Dan Griffin as director of player development. Sevush, 28, has assumed his new...
  • Will Bucs feel the love after extreme makeover in 2014?

    Will Bucs feel the love after extreme makeover in 2014?
    TAMPA — The Marketing Plan is all Lovie-Dovie. Lovie Smith is the next-man-up trying to make Tampa Bay relevant in the NFL. The Bucs have made the playoffs since 2007, when Jon Gruden had that Chuckie vibe going on the sidelines. Raheem Morris...
  • Rentschler Field's Top Moments In 10 Years

    The stadium on Silver Lane in East Hartford opened 10 years ago as the home for a UConn football program that was transitioning to Division I-A. The Huskies opened with a victory over Indiana and have gone 46-18 at Rentschler Field. They have sold out...
  • Asaph Schwapp: Big Guy, Big Loss

    They didn't call him "Ace" for nothing. Asaph Schwapp was a stellar football player and even better young man who was emerging as a leader in Greater Hartford. His death Wednesday at age 26 from non-Hodgkins lymphoma is sad beyond words. Mr. Schwapp was...
  • Bill Mayer signs on as UFL Destroyers' owner, touts league

    In a previous life, Virginia Destroyers owner Bill Mayer was a business professor and dean of the University of Maryland school of business. What would Mayer, the business academic, advise students and colleagues about the viability of the United...
  • UFL releases schedule with Va. Destroyers opening at home Aug. 13

    As a nod to the faith that United Football League brass has in the region, the fledgling Virginia Destroyers will open the league's third season at home versus Hartford in a matchup of former NFL head coaches. The Destroyers and head coach Marty...
  • Teel Time: Catching up with former UVa All-American Elton Brown

    Few were as imposing as Elton Brown lead-blocking a Virginia sweep. He was an agile, 6-foot-5, 320-plus-pound guard capable of bulldozing most any defender. Few are as ¬†approachable as Elton Brown in retirement. He’s 29 now, two years removed from...
  • Commissioner says UFL has 3 significant problems; Schottenheimer still committed to Destroyers

    Commissioner says UFL has 3 significant problems; Schottenheimer still committed to Destroyers
    The financially troubled United Football League is still open for business, Commissioner Michael Huyghue said Tuesday, citing three reasons for delaying the season for approximately one month. Respected coach Marty Schottenheimer, meeting with the...
  • July 29, 2011-So Long Colonials

    July 29, 2011-So Long Colonials
    If a Hartford area minor league football team owner depends on people like me, he's doomed. I'm a football fan, but I've never been to a Colonials game. I'm not a fan of minor league football. That's the niche that Uconn football fills in my life. I...
  • UFL shutters Hartford franchise; Virginia Destroyers will open six-game season Sept. 15 at Omaha

    UFL shutters Hartford franchise; Virginia Destroyers will open six-game season Sept. 15 at Omaha
    The United Football League folded its franchise in Hartford on Wednesday, leaving the four remaining teams each to play a six-game schedule this fall. Players from the Hartford team will be dispersed in a draft Aug. 15. Former Colonials coach Jerry...