| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:06 PM
The Blast scored in bunches on Friday night and there were far too many for the Rochester Lancers to keep up.
The biggest splurge came early in the third quarter — four goals in less than five minutes — and it gave the Blast plenty of...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 7:17 PM
On Saturday night, the Blast expected to celebrate another Major Indoor Soccer League playoff berth. The Missouri Comets had another idea.
Missouri (9-9) went on a 10-3 run in the middle of the second half to outlast the Blast (15-5), 14-11, before an...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The Blast roster is a melting pot — there are slightly more first- and second-year players than veterans, and more are from Brazil than the Baltimore area.
All the mixing and matching — eight players on the 18-man roster come from another...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Here in Baltimore for the first time in the better part of two decades on what's ostensibly a promotional tour for their latest release, "Away From the World," the Dave Matthews Band played a set sprinkled with only a handful of obligatory tracks from the...
| Dec 12, 2012
The Colonial Athletic Association is bringing its postseason men’s basketball tournament to Baltimore, two league sources told The Baltimore Sun.
According to one of the sources, the tournament will be held at 1st Mariner Arena beginning in 2013-...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Citing its changing membership and the opportunity to reach new venues, the Colonial Athletic Association announced Wednesday that its men's basketball tournament would move to Baltimore from 2014-16.
The tournament will be played at 1st Mariner Arena,...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:37 AM
The Baltimore ethics board came close to showing some real backbone this week in seeking higher standards for the mayor's use of free tickets she gets to the city's sports stadiums and 1st Mariner Arena. The board is demanding better record keeping and...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 3:22 PM
This month, 900 Strayer University students walked across the stage at 1st Mariner Arena during a regional commencement ceremony in which they were awarded bachelor's degrees from an institution whose Baltimore roots date to the late 19th century....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Current operator SMG is the winning bidder for a new five-year contract to run 1st Mariner Arena and oversee its potential renaming, according to a memo from the city's top purchasing agent.
SMG's proposal awaits approval by the Baltimore Board of...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Every now and then we'll offer a lunch-time gathering of news and links related to sports business:
Let's start first with what is easily the most important sports business story you'll read this year. Patrick Hruby -- a rare writer equally adept at...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:58 AM
In a twist of fate, a scrappy street feline has become not only the 1st Mariner Arena mascot but the star of the latest "Show Your Soft Side" campaign ad.
First Mariner general manager Frank Remesch was almost ready to leave work this fall when one of...