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The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.

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Connecticut Open - Day 5

Kvitova Moves Into Semifinals At Connecticut Open

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win Thursday over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

08/21/2014

NEW HAVEN, CT - AUGUST 19: Alison Riske of the USA returns a shot to Flavia Pennetta of Italy during the Connecticut Open at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale on August 19, 2014 in New Haven, Connecticut. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

American Allison Riske Advances At Connecticut Open

American Alison Riske upset sixth-seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta 6-1. 7-6 (3)Tuesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open, the final tuneup on the Women’s Tennis Association Tour before the U.S. Open.

08/19/2014

NEW HAVEN, CT - AUGUST 18:  Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot to Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in the first set during the Connecticut Open at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale on August 18, 2014 in New Haven, Connecticut.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Wozniacki Rallies For Win In New Haven

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark rallied to defeat Timea Bacsinszky 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 Monday night in the first round at the Connecticut Open.

08/18/2014

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Connecticut Open Tennis Has New Sense of Identity

Connecticut’s stop on the professional tennis circuit has a new name, a new sponsor and for the first time in several years, a sense of identity and security.

08/16/2014

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Blake: I Didn’t Know Family Killed At My Home

Retired tennis star James Blake says he didn’t know the family who died last week in the Florida home they were renting from him.

05/15/2014

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

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State Takeover of Tennis Tournament Approved

As expected, the Capitol Region Development Authority Thursday approved a plan to have the  state purchase the rights to the New Haven Open Tennis Tournament. The state became involved after  it appeared the tournament would […]

10/17/2013

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State To Purchase Tennis Tournament Rights

The state of Connecticut is planning to spend $618,000 to buy the rights to the New Haven Open tennis tournament.

10/10/2013

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Connecticut’s Blake Announces He’ll Retire From Tennis After U.S. Open

Connecticut native and former top-five player James Blake announced Monday that he will retire from tennis after the U.S. Open.

08/26/2013

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