| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena will host the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball tournament for three years, starting in 2014, officials from the city and league confirmed Wednesday.
The city now offers a centralized location for the...
| 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....
| May 14, 2013
| 4:15 PM
For a decade, 1st Mariner's name adorned the Baltimore arena, but now the bank's parent company says it does not plan to bid for naming rights that expired last year.
The bank's parent company has talked about the price for naming rights with Legends...
| 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...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:11 AM
For years, mixed martial art has been a man's world. But 2013 is shaping up to be the year women take the spotlight.
Ronda Rousey beat Liz Carmouche in February, during Ultimate Fighting Championship's first female bout. And this weekend, Shogun...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Eight years ago, Barry Manilow was shocked to hear that a friend's daughter was futilely searching for a saxophone. The student wanted to try something new, but her school didn't have the instrument.
Manilow, the veteran singer and composer with more...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:06 AM
A number of downtown city streets will be temporarily closed mid-day Wednesday to accommodate the circus elephant walk from 1st Mariner Arena to Lexington Market.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants will leave 1st Mariner Arena at...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:20 AM
A little more than a month after postponing her Diamond World Tour concert in Baltimore, Rihanna delivered a stellar performance last night at 1st Mariner Arena.
The rescheduled performance appeared to have little effect on her screaming fans. The pop...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:11 PM
1st Mariner Arena will host the second Baltimore Hockey Classic next fall when the Washington Capitals play the Boston Bruins in an NHL preseason game on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.
"The Bruins coming to town makes this a special event," said Frank Remesch,...