| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:53 AM
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...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:03 AM
"The Walking Dead,"AMC's epic, buzzy zombie apocalypse drama, returns from its midseason hibernation this Sunday at 9 p.m. with the first of six episodes closing out the second season.
The midseason finale, which aired on Nov. 27, saw a zombified...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:36 PM
During his college soccer days at Towson, Pat Healey grew accustomed to receiving a text message from his father on game days.
Kevin Healey, the president and general manager of the Baltimore Blast, would make sure to reach his son by phone earlier in...
| 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 30, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Veteran Blast goalkeeper Sagu, a member of three championship teams in his eight seasons playing in Baltimore, announced he would not be returning to the team Monday.
After being named the Major Indoor Soccer League's Goalkeeper of the Year for a...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's top aides and relatives have routinely received free tickets to performances at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena in recent years, including sold-out concerts by such artists as Rihanna, Sade andJay-Z, public records show....
| Aug 8, 2012
Here are the best things you can say about Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's use of complementary tickets to shows at 1st Mariner Arena: Every mayor has done it, and the number of tickets she and her family used make up a relatively small portion of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:38 PM
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...