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Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 at 04:27 AM EST

Stafford-Led Lions Beat Bears 20-10, Stay in Playoff Picture

Stafford-Led Lions Beat Bears 20-10, Stay in Playoff Picture

Matthew Stafford struck a balance between making plays and avoiding mistakes to keep the Detroit Lions in the playoff picture.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 08:11 PM EST

NFL Commissioner Goodell Signs Contract Extension

NFL Commissioner Goodell Signs Contract Extension

Roger Goodell has signed a five-year contract extension to remain commissioner of the NFL through 2024. A memo from the NFL's compensation committee to team owners and obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 03:08 PM EST

Putin Will Allow Russians to Compete at Pyeongchang Olympics

Putin Will Allow Russians to Compete at Pyeongchang Olympics

Russian President Vladimir Putin won't boycott the Pyeongchang Olympics. Putin said Wednesday his government will allow Russians to compete as neutral athletes at the upcoming games in South Korea. The...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 12:10 PM EST

UConn Falls to Syracuse at MSG 72-63

UConn Falls to Syracuse at MSG 72-63

Syracuse and UConn fans dressed in team colors, exhorted their alma maters with rallying cries and even had a few choice words for the opposition. The renewed rivalry gave Madison Square Garden a bit of a March...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 12:53 AM EST

Beyonce Presents Kaepernick With SI's Muhammad Ali Award

Beyonce Presents Kaepernick With SI's Muhammad Ali Award

Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night, and Kaepernick promised that "with or without the NFL's platform, I will continue to work for the...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 08:43 PM EST

Thumbs-Up From Athletes for IOC Decision on Russia

Thumbs-Up From Athletes for IOC Decision on Russia

Athletes who lost medals because of Russia's doping program at the Sochi Olympics gave a broad thumbs-up to the International Olympic Committee's decision Tuesday to let Russians compete at the upcoming...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 07:00 PM EST

Russia Banned, But 'Clean' Athletes Can Compete in Olympics

Russia Banned, But 'Clean' Athletes Can Compete in Olympics

"Clean" Russian athletes will be invited to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year, though they will be required to compete under the Olympic flag.

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 04:34 PM EST

Watt, Altuve Share SI's Sportsperson of The Year Award

Watt, Altuve Share SI's Sportsperson of The Year Award

J.J. Watt and Jose Altuve were honored by Sports Illustrated when they were given the magazine's prestigious Sportsperson of the Year award Monday night.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 07:30 AM EST

IOC Bars Russia From 2018 Olympics, Allows Its Athletes

IOC Bars Russia From 2018 Olympics, Allows Its Athletes

Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics — just not with their anthem playing or their nation's flag rising above them. The International Olympic Committee barred...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 10:39 AM EST

Suffield Athlete Hoping to Make Spot on Olympic Luge Team

Suffield Athlete Hoping to Make Spot on Olympic Luge Team

Emily Sweeney, an athlete from Suffield, is competing for a chance at her Olympic debut and hopes to secure one of the two spots left for the luge team.

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NBC CT Toy Drive Taking Place Saturday Morning at Westfarms
NBC CT Toy Drive Taking Place Saturday Morning at Westfarms
NBC Connecticut is proud to connect you to our Annual Toy Drive, Saturday, Dec. 9, at Westfarms! From 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., come meet the NBC Connecticut team and donate a new, unwrapped gift. Read more
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