Police searched Dodd Stadium in Norwich after a bomb threat was made online on Friday.
The comment was made on an online article in The New London Day newspaper, according to police.
Detectives were able to locate James Quinn, 44, of Waterford, who posted the threat.
Everyone was evacuated so police and bomb detection canines could search the stadium, according to police. The stadium was cleared before letting attendees onto the property.
Quinn faces charges including first degree threat involving hazardous substance and second degree breach of peace.
Norwich, Waterford and Mohegan Sun officers responded to the scene.
The game started following the search of the stadium.
Dodd Stadium is home of the Connecticut Tigers.