Braves: Simmons trade comes with risks, big potential talent

...money. The big name in the return is Sean Newcomb. He's a 6-foot-5 left-hander drafted 15th overall in 2014 out of Hartford. He's now the top prospect in the Braves system. I want to pause for a second and remind people that adding a No. 1 prospect...

Hartford snaps losing streak

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Darrick Johnson scored 23 points to help Hartford defeat New Hampshire 79-59, and snap a six-game...added a career-high 17 points and 9 rebounds for Hartford (3-8, 1-4 America East). Colin Donahue scored...

College basketball
Rizzotti signs deal to coach Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Former Connecticut star...remain as coach of the University of Hartford women's basketball team. The contract...playing career. Rizzotti was hired as Hartford's coach in September, and the Hawks...

College basketball
Poll finds support for new Hartford stadium

...stadium to lure the New England Patriots to Hartford. The poll by the independent Quinnipiac...People believe the stadium will benefit Hartford's image and economy," poll director...a 68,000-seat stadium in downtown Hartford. As proposed, the Patriots would move...

Syracuse tops Hartford; stays undefeated

...an 18-1 run as No. 7 Syracuse beat Hartford 90-69 to improve to 9-0. After pulling to 34-26, Hartford (2-6) was scoreless the final four...against the more talented Orangemen. Hartford had 19 turnovers and shot just 36 percent...

College basketball
Hartford ransacks sixth-seeded Temple

...N.J. - When the buzzer sounded, Hartford's players might as well have been celebrating...player of the year Candice Dupree as Hartford upset sixth-seeded Temple, 64-58...seconds left to help seal the victory. Hartford (27-3), the America East Tournament...

College basketball
Hartford knocks off Duke

...Lisa Etienne scored 15 points to help Hartford upset sloppy No. 6 Duke 53-51 in...underestimated us because we're Hartford," Etienne said. "I hope that people realize that they should take Hartford seriously and we got more recognition...

David Westin: Howell practicing for Hartford Open

...week's PGA Tour stop, the Cannon Greater Hartford Open. Howell received a sponsor's exemption to play in the Hartford Open by virtue of the fact he was the...Tuesday. That won't happen at the Hartford Open. Howell left for the tournament...

Other sports
Future uncertain as Pats head to Hartford

...Foxboro as its NFL franchise heads to Hartford, Conn.? "We survived before them...begin playing in a new $350 million Hartford stadium in the fall of 2001. Borrowing...toward Boston and not quite cozy with Hartford. Springfield residents, for example...

Mickelson defends Greater Hartford Open title

CROMWELL, Conn. -- Phil Mickelson became the first repeat winner in Greater Hartford Open history Sunday, holing a sand wedge for eagle and scrambling home in steamy conditions. Mickelson, second last week in...