| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:53 AM
Baltimore Blast Owner Ed Hale will be one of three inaugural inductees into the MISL Hall of Fame, the United Soccer Leagues announced Tuesday.
Hale, who has owned the Blast for 17 years, has been instrumental over the years in keeping the team in the...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 2:50 PM
By now, you've probably heard the TV numbers for Sunday's World Cup final were through the roof. The national rating was 8.6, which crushed the British Open and even last week's MLB All-Star Game.
What you might not have heard is that of the 56 markets,...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Considering there is a goal scored maybe once in every six or seven soccer games, there is nothing more embarrassing than an awful blunder from a goalkeeper.
The latest goalie goof to go viral is from Sammy Bossut, who plays for Zulte-Waregem of the...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 2:30 PM
In my three years covering Baltimore sports, I've been able to do plenty of fun things, such as covering three Ravens playoff runs, occasionally watching the Orioles win baseball games, lacing up the skates with the Charm City Roller Girls and going one-...
| Apr 24, 2011
Edwin F. Hale Sr. has always run headfirst into challenges. Walking away is not his style.
But after years of trying to turn around the company he founded, that's what the First Mariner Bancorp chairman and chief executive agreed to do last week —...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 7:00 AM
With T.J. Houshmandzadeh and Justin Duchscherer coming to town in the past several months, it has been a challenging year for Baltimore jersey makers. And they thought they had it tough when they had to stitch the name on the back of Robbie Aristodemo's...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on through 1/22.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
A Dangerous Method
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Alcatraz (series premiere; 8 p.m.; Fox)
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:54 AM
Nobody asked me but . . .
This news, via MarylandReporter.com, might come as a shock to members of the General Assembly who believe the O'Malley administration is waging a "war on rural Maryland": A poll by OpinionWorks finds that 62 percent of...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Two Baltimore Blast mainstays — captain and midfielder Robbie Aristodemo and defender Billy Nelson — have announced their retirements.
Aristodemo, 34, spent the last six seasons of his nine-year indoor career with the Blast, scoring 56...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 1:51 PM
EASTON – Shortly before sunrise, Edwin F. Hale Sr. scatters decoys on the water, preparing for a day of waterfowl hunting on his Talbot County farm.
The day dawns cloudy, a good sign because ducks and geese fly low under clouds, Hale says, as he...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 2:39 PM
In many past summers, Blast owner and Major Indoor Soccer League chairman Ed Hale was confronted with two frustrating questions as a new season approached: Which franchises are coming and which are going?
Before last year, three teams left the league...