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Friday, May 4, 2018 at 02:02 AM EDT

Early Morning Is Busy Time at Churchill Downs

Early Morning Is Busy Time at Churchill Downs

Under the famed Twin Spires, 20 horses set to run in the Kentucky Derby work out in the early morning hours at Churchill Downs. Some step on the dirt track before dawn, with the moon still visible. As...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 10:26 PM EDT

Jason Witten Retires From NFL for TV Job

Jason Witten Retires From NFL for TV Job

Stalwart Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten announced his retirement from the NFL Thursday, closing a 15-year career that will likely be immortalized in the Hall of Fame. Witten says the "time has come to...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 05:34 PM EDT

3 Sons of MLB Stars Play on the Same Minor League Team

3 Sons of MLB Stars Play on the Same Minor League Team

The sons of three major league players have ended up on the same minor league team in New Hampshire: the Fisher Cats.

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 02:28 PM EDT

Former Red Sox Slugger Manny Ramirez Spotted Around Hartford

Former Red Sox Slugger Manny Ramirez Spotted Around Hartford

Former Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez has been spotted out and about in Hartford over the last several weeks.

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 01:51 PM EDT

Red Sox, Yankees to Play in London in 2019

Red Sox, Yankees to Play in London in 2019

Major League Baseball intends to announce next week the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will play two games at London's Olympic Stadium on June 29-30 next year, a person familiar with the planning told...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 12:13 PM EDT

Black Soccer Player Details Racial Abuse in Russia

Black Soccer Player Details Racial Abuse in Russia

As a black football player who was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Bryan Idowu knows all about racism in Russia. He's dealt with it on the streets and on the field, and could be playing in Russia's World Cup...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 11:24 AM EDT

Mini-Horse Winston, Derby Museum Ambassador, Dies at 24

Mini-Horse Winston, Derby Museum Ambassador, Dies at 24

Winston, a miniature horse that served as a Kentucky Derby Museum ambassador for two decades, has died just days before the Derby. The 24-year-old horse died suddenly from an infection in his abdominal cavity...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 09:52 AM EDT

Serena Williams Withdraws From Madrid Open

Serena Williams Withdraws From Madrid Open

Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week's Madrid Open, saying she wasn't ready to compete. Tournament organizers say Williams withdrew because she needs more time to train before returning to action. Wil...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 08:45 AM EDT

What Would You Name Your Racehorse?

What Would You Name Your Racehorse?

Billionaires seem to have all the fun, with their boats and their racehorses. And, as if that weren’t fun enough, they get to come up with whimsical names for them, like “Vitamin Sea” and “Maythehorsebewithyou....

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 07:02 PM EDT

Trainer Lukas Savoring 1st Derby Berth Since 2015

Trainer Lukas Savoring 1st Derby Berth Since 2015

The smile on D. Wayne Lukas' face shows how much he still loves what he's doing. The 82-year-old trainer Hall of Fame trainer is still going strong, and especially enjoys this week. Lukas is back in the...

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28. Read more
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