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  • First Mariner, Hale face future without each other

    First Mariner, Hale face future without each other
    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 —...
  • Proposed downtown arena gets private financing commitment

    Proposed downtown arena gets private financing commitment
    Construction magnate Willard Hackerman has offered to finance and build an 18,500-seat arena in downtown Baltimore, civic leaders say, freeing taxpayers from having to foot the bill and significantly increasing the chances that plans for a $900 million...
  • First Mariner's Hale retires

    First Mariner's Hale retires
    Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate and developer, said Friday that he has retired as chief executive and chairman of First Mariner Bancorp — the banking company he built, only to scramble in the housing market collapse and recession...
  • Baltimore Messenger Sports Notices

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/MS Sports Notices, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; email tworgo@patuxent.com. Include date, time, location, contact information and...
  • Where are the Ravens, Orioles on ESPN's franchise rankings?

    Where are the Ravens, Orioles on ESPN's franchise rankings?
    ESPN The Magazine has unveiled its annual Ultimate Team Rankings, which measure “how much MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL franchises give back to the fans in exchange for all the time, money and emotion the fans invest in them.” The franchises were...
  • MISL's new Norfolk SharX want to capitalize on soccer's rising popularity

    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,...
  • Two Blast mainstays announce retirements

    Two Blast mainstays announce retirements
    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...
  • Duchscherer's understandably misspelled Orioles jersey

    Duchscherer's understandably misspelled Orioles jersey
    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...
  • 1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement

    1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement
    The Baltimore Civic Center opened on Oct. 23, 1962, with the hometown debut of the Baltimore Clippers hockey team. This week, it celebrates the beginning of its 50th year with nine performances of "Disney on Ice." In between, the arena has hosted the...
  • With new goalies, Blast prepares for season opener vs. Chicago Soul

    With new goalies, Blast prepares for season opener vs. Chicago Soul
    Nervous, but ready. That's how Troy Hernandez, one of the Blast's two new goalkeepers this season, described the first time he walked on a soccer field as a professional player. He was playing outdoors for the Wilmington Hammerheads in the USL Pro...
  • Big second quarter propels Blast to 17-9 win over Chicago Soul

    A few early punches was all the Blast needed Friday night to take out the short-handed Chicago Soul. A dominating second quarter was plenty as the Blast won for the second straight time against the Soul, this time a 17-9 win in front of an announced...