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SMU Defeats Temple To Move Into AAC Finals

By PAT EATON-ROBB,  AP Sports Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Markus Kennedy scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half to lead No. 20 SMU into the finals of the American Athletic Conference […]


Ryan Boatright cheers on his teammates during Uconn's 69-43 victory over USF in 1st round of AAC tournament.  Photo courtesy of Stephen Slade

UConn Beats USF 69-43 in First Round of AAC Tourney

By: Pat Eaton-Robb Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)  Daniel Hamilton picked up his award as the American Athletic Conference rookie of the year Thursday afternoon, then lifted UConn to a first-round victory in the conference […]


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Governor Malloy Talks With Joe D

Shortly after claiming victory in the 2014 election Wednesday afternoon, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy talked politics — and hockey — with WTIC’s Joe D’Ambrosio


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Whalers Banners To Return To XL Rafters

Some fans attending Wednesday’s Celtics-Knicks game at the newly renovated XL Center noticed that the banners commemorating Hartford Whalers high points in the arena had not been returned after the renovations.


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Global Spectrum Announces ‘Fan Appreciation’ Fan Drive

Global Spectrum will be hosting a “Fan Appreciation” drive at the XL Center atrium on August 21st and 22nd from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


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Hartford’s XL Center To Host 2015 AAC Tournament

The 2015 American Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament will be held at the XL Center in Hartford.


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XL Center, Newtown School Receive Bond Funds

Funding for more than $31 million in improvements to the XL Center arena in Hartford has been approved by the State Bond Commission.


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“At Least Two” Groups Interested In NHL Franchise Are Interested In Hartford

Governor Malloy told reporters after the State Bond Commission hearing Friday that he’s been talking with members of “at least two groups” interested in acquiring a National Hockey League team about the possibility of relocating to Hartford.


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Guide For Thanksgiving Weekend Visitors To Connecticut

Create new memories this year by visiting local attractions as they celebrate Thanksgiving traditions, child-friendly entertainment and local sports teams.


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Which Games At Gampel And Which At XL Center? Huskies Release Sites For Home Games

The University of Connecticut has announced which men’s home basketball games will be played at the XL Center in the 2013-2014 season,  and which will be at Gampel Pavilion. The Huskies will play  one exhibition […]