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Karmanos, Man Who Moved Whalers To N.C., Going In Hall Of Fame

courant.com — The NHL Hall of Fame announced its Hall of Fame selections Monday, and it was blast from the Whalers past. Peter Karmanos, who bought the Hartford Whalers in 1994 and moved them to Raleigh, N.C., in 1997, was selected in the builders category, which is defined as someone who has contributed to the game of hockey and moved it forward.

On The Fly: Can Anybody Hit Marco Estrada?

courant.com — Blue Jays righthander Marco Estrada had a perfect game Wednesday until giving up an infield single with one out in the eighth inning against the Rays . He ended up allowing two hits in 8 2/3 innings and got a no-decision when it took Toronto 12 innings to win, 1-0.

Indoor Soccer Coming To Hartford

courant.com — Indoor soccer is coming to Hartford. Hartford City FC will play in what is now called the Major Arena Soccer League starting in November. Eddie Davidson, general manager of the team, said Wednesday that the club has a letter of approval to play in the league and is in negotiations to have its home games at the XL Center.

Flash - Hartford Courant

courant.com — Old-Timers' Day is Saturday at Yankee Stadium (4 p.m., YES). Willie Randolph , who played second base for the Yankees during their run in the '70s that produced back-to-back World Series titles in 1977 and 1978, is getting a Monument Park plaque. An Old-Timers' game follows, then the regular game vs.

On The Fly: A Touch Of Glastonbury Added To Stanley Cup

courant.com — Everyone wants a piece of the Stanley Cup , the unique trophy that travels between players on the winning NHL team. Now Glastonbury can lay claim to a name etched on the Cup. Kevin Dineen , the Blackhawks ' assistant coach and former Whaler, played one season of hockey for Glastonbury High School when his family lived in town.

Surprising Sun Capitalize On Turnovers, Improve To 4-1

courant.com — Sure, it's only five games into the season but few could have predicted the Connecticut Sun would be 4-1. Chiney Ogwumike, the team's leading scorer last season as a rookie, was injured in the offseason and could miss the year.

Courant To Hold Banquet For Top High School Athletes

courant.com — The Courant has been honoring high school athletes for years with three All-Courant special sections recognizing the best of the fall, winter and spring seasons. Now we're going one step further. Each of the 28 athletes of the year in individual sports will be recognized at an all-star banquet at Rentschler Field on June 25.

Courant To Hold Banquet For Athletes Of Year

courant.com — The Courant has been honoring high school athletes for years with three All-Courant special sections recognizing the best of the fall, winter and spring seasons. Now we're going one step further. Each of the 28 athletes of the year in individual sports will be recognized at an all-star banquet at Rentschler Field on June 25.

On The Fly: Robert Kraft A Staunch Supporter Of Tom Brady

courant.com — Patriots owner Robert Kraft spoke to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, discussing Deflategate and why he believes Tom Brady : "We had the discussion - if you did it, let's just deal with it and take our hit and move on. I've known Tommy 16 years, almost half his life.

On The Fly: Byron Jones Answers His Fans

courant.com — Former UConn defensive back Byron Jones answered questions from fans on dallascowboys.com. Asked by one for his favorite football memory growing up, he went back to the beginning: "It was my first or second year playing football. I was on defense.
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Jul 01, 2015

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Jun 16, 2015

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May 27, 2015

RT @espn: A-Rod as the next manager of the Marlins? It's not as crazy as it sounds, writes @Buster_ESPN: es.pn/1HLiVGS pic.twitter.com/eOOviwvT7i

May 27, 2015

RT @CTHSSports: If you missed story of Stephen Reich, please read it ... If you didn't miss it, read it again cour.at/1FODaRS pic.twitter.com/UmsUvGNZro

May 21, 2015

Giants send out press release saying tackle Will Beatty of UConn underwent successful surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle.

May 20, 2015

AAC women's basketball tournament returns to Mohegan Sun in 2016.

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