| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The Blast had a difficult time finishing off scoring chances for much of Saturday's game against the visiting Wichita Wings, enabling them to hang around long enough to make it appear that they might leave 1st Mariner Arena with a win.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:31 PM
The Blast has the ideal primer for the upcoming Major Indoor Soccer League playoffs as the team closes out its regular season at 1st Mariner Arena on Saturday — a game against the two-time defending league champion Milwaukee Wave.
The rivalry is...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 7:45 PM
The Blast completed its 2012-13 regular season with a fundamentally sound stamp of approval Saturday night against the two-time defending Major Indoor Soccer League champion Milwaukee Wave.
In a showdown for first place, the Blast defended more closely,...
| Mar 3, 2013
The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things.
It was youthful ambition — a...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Blast (21-5) at Chicago Soul (11-15)
What: MISL semifinals Game 1
When: Tuesday, 8:30 p.m.
Site: Odeum Sports & Expo Center in Villa Park, Ill.
Outlook: Baltimore won its last six games in the regular season to claim...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:49 PM
Led by three goals apiece from veteran Adauto Neto and rookie Lucas Roque, the Blast earned a 22-13 victory in Game 1 of the Major Indoor Soccer League semifinals Tuesday night against the host Chicago Soul.
Game 2 of the series is scheduled for...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Mission accomplished for the Blast earlier this week in Chicago.
The team successfully dodged the nasty weather with barely a glitch, opened the Major Indoor Soccer League semifinal round with an impressive win against the Soul on Tuesday and was safely...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:50 PM
The Blast was held scoreless in an opening half for the first time all season in Saturday night's second game of the Major Indoor Soccer League semifinals against the Chicago Soul.
The only goal the Blast allowed in that span was a close-range shot that...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Blast at Missouri Comets
What: MISL championship Game 1
When: Thursday, 8:35 p.m.
Site: Independence (Mo.) Events Center
Outlook: Surprise! Most people expected to see the two-time defending league champion Milwaukee Wave...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Ed Hale knows what a championship team looks like. After all, he's seen the Blast bring home five of its six Major Indoor Soccer League titles since he became owner of the team.
So he's not hesitant in laying out his expectations for a Blast squad that'...