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On The Fly: Fenway Amenities Show Red Sox Are Progressive Club

courant.com — Free WiFi at Fenway Park started Friday night. Add that to the rooftop garden that provides some veggies for concessions, nursing rooms for moms, updated kids' meals and a way to upgrade seats once you're inside, and the Red Sox are showing they're a progressive club.

Another Contest: Name The Yard Goats Mascot

courant.com — Name the team: check. Create a logo and color scheme: check. Name the mascot: that will be checked off soon. The Hartford Yard Goats are giving fans the chance to name the team mascot in a contest that will end July 21.

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.
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Jul 27, 2015

RT @UConnHuskies: ICYMI: Incoming @UConnWBB player Napheesa Collier earned a gold medal at the FIBA U19 World Championship on Sunday. pic.twitter.com/ZrlcmD964V

Jul 27, 2015

RT @UConnBaseball: Tough to be more effective than @Nappo41 has been in his last 10 gms in AAA: 1-0, 0.71 ERA, 17 K, .077 BAA in 12.2 IP pic.twitter.com/PCItZSokyi

Jul 22, 2015

RT @UConnHuskies: After three-plus decades of working in Athletic Communications, today is Luanne Dunstan's final day as she retires. Thanks Lu and enjoy!

Jul 09, 2015

RT @BBTN: No need to #VoteGardy anymore. Brett Gardner will be replacing Alex Gordon in the All-Star Game. pic.twitter.com/PpoTD8NY9G

Jul 09, 2015

Ex-Husky Sean McQuillan of Glastonbury is not selected in NFL supplemental draft.

Jul 01, 2015

RT @PaulDoyle1: Karmanos Might Be Villain In Hartford, But He's Revered Elsewhere courant.com/sports/hockey/…

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