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  • As season opener approaches, Blast signs two players

    As season opener approaches, Blast signs two players
    The Blast signed forward Vini Dantas and midfielder Juan Pereira. Dantas is entering his fifth season of professional soccer and his first indoor season. Last season, Dantas played for the Ottawa Fury of the North American Soccer League. Pereira is...
  • Maryland men's soccer wins Big Ten title; Wilbon, Van Pelt to headline panel on racism

    Maryland men's soccer wins Big Ten title; Wilbon, Van Pelt to headline panel on racism
    Wilbon and Van Pelt to headline UM panel on racism in sports The Shirley Povich Symposium on "Racism & Sports: How Far Have We Really Come?" will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center at Maryland. Michael Wilbon, an ESPN "Pardon...
  • Baltimore gymnast Whittenburg has 'rough night' in finals at worlds

    Et cetera Whittenburg has 'rough night' in finals Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore finished 17th in the men's all-around finals Thursday at the Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning, China, with a score of 86.248. The Edgewood alumnus placed first...
  • Boxer Franchon Crews wins Police Athletic League middleweight title

    Boxer Franchon Crews wins Police Athletic League middleweight title
    Boxing Crews wins Police Athletic League middleweight title Franchon Crews of Baltimore captured the National Police Athletic League middleweight championship Saturday in Oxnard, Calif., winning by technical knockout in the second round against former...
  • Biography set to detail life of ex-banker Ed Hale – including CIA stint

    Biography set to detail life of ex-banker Ed Hale – including CIA stint
    A biography of former Baltimore banker Ed Hale is set to detail his rise from a Sparrows Point upbringing to exploits in real estate, sports business and banking – working covertly for the CIA and surviving plane crashes along the way....
  • Board approves changing Baltimore Arena's name to Royal Farms Arena

    Board approves changing Baltimore Arena's name to Royal Farms Arena
    Baltimore's spending panel voted unanimously Wednesday to change the Baltimore Arena's name to the Royal Farms Arena in exchange for about $1.2 million over five years. Under the terms of the agreement, the Baltimore-based convenience store chain —...
  • Royal Farms Arena name draws questions and praise

    Royal Farms Arena name draws questions and praise
    The city's plan to award Baltimore Arena naming rights to the Royal Farms chain of convenience stores drew praise Tuesday as a pairing almost as good as Western fries and chicken, though some questioned the need to place another corporate logo on a...
  • City to vote on 'Royal Farms Arena'

    City to vote on 'Royal Farms Arena'
    The Baltimore Arena will be getting a face-lift quickly, with the city expected to select Royal Farms on Wednesday as the venue's new title sponsor. The Baltimore-based chain of convenience stores known for its fried chicken has agreed to pay $250,000...
  • Phillip Gyau watches his son, Joseph, make a name for himself

    Phillip Gyau watches his son, Joseph, make a name for himself
    When Phillip Gyau was inducted into the Maryland Soccer Hall of Fame in 2008, his 15-year-old son had to take the day off. As Joseph Gyau came to know, the national team's residency program isn't for the faint of heart. “A profession like this...
  • Blast sign six players to prepare for inaugural MASL season

    Blast sign six players to prepare for inaugural MASL season
    The Baltimore Blast has re-signed five players from last year's team and signed a newcomer as the team shapes its roster for the inaugural season of the Major Arena Soccer League. Goalkeeper William Vanzela, defender Pat Healey, midfielder Lucio Gonzaga...
  • Blast among 24 teams to join new Major Arena Soccer League

    Blast among 24 teams to join new Major Arena Soccer League
    Year after year, Baltimore Blast owner Ed Hale grew tired of the same question as another new season approached: Who is the Baltimore Blast going to be playing this year? He provided an answer on Monday. Hale announced the creation of the Major...