Connecticut


PlayFPN

PlayFPN Tournament Network Announces Initial Games in Connecticut

November 13, 2020

Tournament fastpitch softball is moving in a new direction with the creation of the PlayFPN Tournament Network. more >>


Connecticut

Connecticut to Host Five NCAA Championship Events

November 6, 2020

Connecticut was named the site for five NCAA championships, including women’s basketball, men’s ice hockey and field hockey. more >>


Connecticut

Connecticut Ready to Host NCAA Championships Starting in 2022

October 15, 2020

The NCAA has announced that Connecticut has been selected as the site for five (5) upcoming sports championships. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics Postpones All Major Events to 2021

October 9, 2020

USA Gymnastics postponed a number of its national events until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, including all top-tier tournaments. more >>


HartfordMarathon2020

Hartford Marathon to be Run Virtually This October

September 4, 2020

The Hartford Marathon Foundation (HMF) will create a large-scale community movement this October to raise funds for local charities. more >>



CTSTB

Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau Announces New Board Members

October 12, 2020

The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau (CTCSB) has announced the election of six new members to its Board of Directors. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


CTSTB

iHeartMedia’s Vicki Ward Elected to the Board of The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau

December 30, 2019

Vicki Ward, Senior Vice President of Sales for iHeartMedia Markets Group’s Hartford Region, has been elected to the board of CTCSB. more >>


SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


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Articles

LaxMergePic Article | December 18, 2020
Merger of Two Leagues Set to Change Lacrosse Landscape

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s not exactly the Hatfields and the McCoys or the clash of the titans but the news that Premier Lacrosse League was merging with Major League...   More>>


SHFootballImage_Smaller Article | November 9, 2020
The Independent High School Football Program That Defied State Orders

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Play anyway. That was the philosophy of an independent high school football league in Connecticut. It was created in response to the decision of the...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


Article | September 14, 2020
From Coast to Coast, #LetThemPlay is Gaining Traction – and Volume

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Right now, there’s no telling whether the #LetThemPlay campaign will be enough to convince the powers-that-be to allow youth sports to resume....   More>>


Article | July 1, 2020
Can College Club Programs Help Boost the Sports Economy?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First came the news that a few colleges here and there were dropping sports programs because of COVID-19-related shortfalls. Then a few became dozens...   More>>


Article | April 29, 2020
Sources: "Assault on Hometown Baseball" a Done Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Last year, the country learned of what became known as “the assault on hometown baseball,” or MLB’s proposal to cut 40 teams from the minors....   More>>


blank Article | December 20, 2019
Varied Terrain and an Abundance of Sports

By: Cindy Cantrell

From warm and sunny to ice-cold and ready for skiing, the wide range of conditions in the Northeast is conducive to an equally wide range of sports....   More>>


Article | December 11, 2019
“Assault on Hometown Baseball” Panicking Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Spring training for baseball starts soon but there may be fewer players at the Minor League level in years to come, thanks (or no thanks) to a...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award...   More>>


Bleachers Article | August 21, 2019
Unsafe Bleachers Creating Problems for Event Owners

By: Michael Popke

As high schools around the country prepare to kick off a new football season, some school districts are facing challenges posed by unsafe bleachers...   More>>


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