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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 11:14 AM EST

Bear’s Smokehouse to Open at Hartford Ballpark

Bear’s Smokehouse to Open at Hartford Ballpark

Fans of barbecue and baseball will have something to celebrate when Bear’s Smokehouse Barbecue opens at Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 12:17 AM EST

U.S. Soccer Team Briefed on Zika Ahead of Rio Olympics

U.S. Soccer Team Briefed on Zika Ahead of Rio Olympics

The U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament...

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 09:53 AM EST

Soccer Star Solo Might Skip Rio Games: Report

Soccer Star Solo Might Skip Rio Games: Report

U.S. Women's Soccer star Hope Solo said in an interview with Sports Illustrated that she might not go to Brazil for the Summer Olympics because of the Zika virus, the magazine reported Tuesday. Solo and...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:44 AM EST

Hockey Player Helps Stranger in Need

Hockey Player Helps Stranger in Need

There are plenty of stories about professional athletes behaving badly, but if you’re seeking out an example of a player who goes the extra mile, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling seems to be a...

Monday, Feb 8, 2016 at 11:04 PM EST

No. 1 UConn Takes Top-Ranked Showdown With 66-54 Win

No. 1 UConn Takes Top-Ranked Showdown With 66-54 Win

UConn coach Gene Auriemma smiled at his three senior starters, savoring the latest virtuoso performance on the big stage by Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson — and fretting about their departure...

Monday, Feb 8, 2016 at 08:18 PM EST

Budweiser Didn't Pay Manning for Shout Out

Budweiser Didn't Pay Manning for Shout Out

No, Anheuser-Busch didn't pay Peyton Manning to say he'd be drinking a lot of Budweiser after winning the Super Bowl. The company's verified Twitter account said late Sunday, "We didn't know the shout out...

Countdown to Rio

Penguin Plunge 2016
We're Freezin' For A Reason – for Special Olympics Connecticut! Join NBC Connecticut's “The Paddling Peacocks” at the Penguin Plunge in Farmington! Come on, take the plunge! Don't miss the opportunity to... Read more
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