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 […]

United Football League Coming to Hartford?

Michael Huyghue, Commissioner of the start-up United Football League, told Sports Illustrated’s Peter King that the league will begin play with six teams, including a team in Hartford.  The Hartford squad will reportedly play at Rentschler Field, home of the UConn Huskies.  The other teams include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Orlando, and New York. […]