| 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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:46 PM
First Mariner Bancorp announced Friday that it is dropping out of an agreement that called for Priam Capital Fund I, a New York investment firm, to invest $36.4 million in the Baltimore-based bank holding company.
"Circumstances of the bank have...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:34 PM
For the second quarter in a row, First Mariner Bancorp reported a profit, thanks to low interest rates, which have triggered a burst of mortgage lending.
The Baltimore-based parent of 1st Mariner Bank announced Thursday that it earned $5.7 million 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...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I would like to clarify some of the statements made in your article about Hale Properties and the Baltimore Blast leaving the Clarence H. Du Burns Arena ("In dispute with city, Hale moves businesses out," Feb. 28).
The management fee to run the Du Burns...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:16 AM
The Blast plans to induct former player and assistant coach Tarik Walker into the Baltimore Blast Hall of Fame on Feb. 16.
Walker, who played 10 seasons in Baltimore, served as an assistant coach for part of the 2005-06 season and retired from playing...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Current operator SMG is the winning bidder for a new five-year contract to run 1st Mariner Arena and oversee its potential renaming, according to a memo from the city's top purchasing agent.
SMG's proposal awaits approval by the Baltimore Board of...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Every now and then we'll offer a lunch-time gathering of news and links related to sports business:
Let's start first with what is easily the most important sports business story you'll read this year. Patrick Hruby -- a rare writer equally adept at...
| May 20, 2013
| 10:16 AM
M&T Bank Corp. executive Atwood "Woody" Collins III has succeeded Edwin F. Hale Sr. as chair of the Baltimore Convention and Tourism Board, city officials said Monday.
The appointment of Collins, an executive vice president of M&T, became effective...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:15 PM
For a decade, 1st Mariner's name adorned the Baltimore arena, but now the bank's parent company says it does not plan to bid for naming rights that expired last year.
The bank's parent company has talked about the price for naming rights with Legends...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Compensation for First Mariner Bancorp's top executive reached $495,362 last year, about double from a year ago thanks to a bonus, according to a company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Mark A. Keidel, president, chief operating...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore developer and former CEO of First Mariner Bancorp, filed a $5 million lawsuit Monday against the operators of 1st Mariner Arena, alleging they are improperly using billboards that belong to him.
Filed in Baltimore...