Connecticut


USL

USL Championship Announces 2021 Home Openers

April 20, 2021

The USL Championship announced its home openers for the 2021 season, with the season set to kick off on Saturday, April 24.? more >>


Pittsburgh

NCAA to Play Frozen Four in Pittsburgh

April 7, 2021

The NCAA will play the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh at the PPG Paints Arena. more >>


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 >>



Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Courses Winning International Honors

March 8, 2021

Troon® announced 49 of its brand-affiliated courses were named to Golfweek’s list of “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. 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 >>


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Articles

AdaptiveSports Article | February 25, 2021
Economic Impact of Adapted Sport Events Could Exceed $80 Million

By: Michael Popke

A new study has indicated that one of the biggest growth markets in sports tourism is that related to adapted sports and parasports, with the...   More>>


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>>


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