MLS Soccer Night in Newtown

Footiebusiness.com publisher Ben Berger told me about an outstanding event that Major League Soccer is hosting in Newtown, Connecticut tonight.  “Soccer Night in Newtown” will include 11 Major League Soccer franchises, Landon Donovan, Brian Ching, Mia Hamm, Cobi Jones and the Quinnipiac University Soccer Team. “The event, first started by Houston Dynamo president Chris Canetti, a […]

The UFL Brings Pro Football Home to Hartford

The past, present and future of football in Hartford was alive yesterday at Rentschler Field, when the United Football League (UFL) announced that it would relocate its New York franchise to Hartford.  Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell, UFL Commissioner Michael Hugyhue, and team owner Bill Mayer all took turns at the podium, overlooking the stadium evidencing perhaps Connecticut’s greatest football […]

Concerns Over Artificial Turf Arise in Connecticut

In wake of the closing of four artificial turf fields in New Jersey due to concerns over dangerous amounts of lead, a Connecticut field in West Haven has been closed and others are under scrutiny.  However, there has yet to be a study linking artificial turf to any health problems for those that compete on such surfaces. […]