| Nov 8, 2014
| 7:17 PM
With a revamped defense, the Blast was expecting some growing pains at the start of the inaugural Major Arena Soccer League season.
Those aches, at least for starters, didn't last long.
In Saturday's season opener against the visiting Syracuse...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The inaugural Major Arena Soccer League season will include 23 teams competing in four divisions — Eastern, Central, Southern and Pacific.
The Blast will play in the Eastern with the Detroit Waza Flo, Harrisburg Heat, Rochester Lancers and...
| Nov 7, 2014
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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:00 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:52 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:12 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:54 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:58 PM
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 —...