The Colonial Column: No Luck for Colonials in Las Vegas

By Dan Canavan LAS VEGAS – Last week, the Colonials traveled to Las Vegas for another heartbreaking loss, which extended Hartford’s record to 1-4.  Although the Colonials struggled offensively for most of the game, Quarterback Josh McCown registered a late touchdown to force overtime with 01:04 remaining in regulation.  But in overtime, Locos Kicker Steve Hauschka posted a […]

The Colonial Column: Hartford Signs Kevin Jones

By Dan Canavan University of Connecticut standout Andre Dixon will have a little more competition in the backfield when the UFL’s Hartford Colonials return from their bye week.  On Monday, the Colonials announced their signing of former NFL running back Kevin Jones. Jones, drafted in the first-round of the NFL by Detroit in 2004, has rushed […]

The Colonial Column: McCown Leads Return of Pro Football to Connecticut

By Dan Canavan On a day that the UConn Huskies were run out of Philadelphia by Temple, the Hartford Colonials were celebrating a new kind of football at Rentschler Field.  It wasn’t the Patriots, but the militia was stationed in the end zone.  There was tailgating and cheerleaders, inflatable helmets and cannon fire.  And the fireworks didn’t […]

The Colonial Column: UFL Continues Focus on Fan Experience

By Dan Canavan The first sentence of the UFL’s mission statement reads as follows: The UFL provides high-quality professional football during a traditional fall season while embracing innovation and fan interaction. With the Hartford Colonials yet to play a game, it is premature to discuss the quality of the football.  But we can take notice […]

The Colonial Column: UFL Training Camp Open to Public

Connecticut Sports Law is pleased to announce its new blog series “The Colonial Column,” which will cover the inaugural season of the UFL’s Hartford Colonials.  Stay tuned for continuing coverage of the Colonials by Dan Fitzgerald and Dan Canavan, including  game-day updates and observations.    By Dan Canavan Tommorow, the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League […]