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Aftermath of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus accident in Providence, R.I., May 4, 2014. (credit: Alexander Wood via CBS 2)

Circus Comes To Hartford Following Accident That Injured 9

The “human chandelier” stunt, in which performers hang by their hair from a suspended apparatus, won’t be performed. Eight acrobats and a ground worker were injured in an accident Sunday.


Bryan Hince #1 of the Connecticut Whale skates in warmups prior to the game against the Worcester Sharks at the XL Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

New Multi-Year Deal Will Keep Rangers’ AHL Affiliate In Hartford Until 2016

The multi-year deal was announced Tuesday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. It calls for the New York Rangers’ minor-league affiliate to play at the XL Center for the 2013-2016 seasons and includes a provision that could extend that by another two years.


UConn ribbon in honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims (Credit: http://www.uconnhuskies.com)

UConn Men’s, Women’s Basketball Teams To Honor Newtown Victims This Week

The University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball teams will honor the victims of the Newtown, Conn., shooting massacre this week.


Jim Calhoun, Kemba Walker (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Walker, No. 13 UConn Run Over No. 9 Georgetown

Kemba Walker rattled off some insane highlight-reel plays in No. 13 Connecticut’s 78-70 victory over No. 9 Georgetown on Wednesday night.


Syracuse players celebrate during the final minutes of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Feb.  2, 2011. Syracuse won 66-58. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

No. 17 Syracuse Upsets No. 6 UConn, Ends Skid

There are games a team needs to win. There are games teams have to win. Syracuse won a game it had to win over UConn on Wednesday night.