| Apr 28, 2012
Jonathan Phillip "Sugarfoot" Moffett can practically hear the King of Pop's voice in his head as he practices his drum licks for the Cirque du Soleil show based on the music of Michael Jackson.
"Make it bigger than life," Moffett hears the Gloved One...
| May 11, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Rather than fill this post with more song title puns and bury the lede, here's the announcement: Barry Manilow, the "Mandy" singer with more than 80 million (!) worldwide sales, will play 1st Mariner Arena on Saturday, Sept. 15.
Tickets — ranging...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:44 PM
State Del. Pat McDonough, who stirred controversy this week when he said "roving mobs of black youth" terrorize Baltimore, shrugged off criticism Friday that he is using shock tactics to raise his political profile.
McDonough, a Republican who represents...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:35 PM
A 19-year-old student from Baltimore Polytechnic High School told police he was beaten by two separate groups of juveniles from a rival school in downtown Baltimore on Thursday afternoon, an attack that comes amid a pitched debate over downtown safety....
| May 22, 2012
| 6:25 PM
The ongoing debate over youth crime in downtown Baltimore has sparked a war of words over race — overshadowing a debate over the police response to disturbances and objections from city politicians who say the issue is vastly overblown.
| May 24, 2012
| 2:44 PM
The owner of a downtown 7-Eleven that was attacked by a mob of youths drawn by a free Slurpee promotion says an envelope filled with the day's receipts — $6,600 in cash — went missing during the melee, according to Baltimore police.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The Blast signed five players Wednesday, including two goalkeepers, team president and general manager Kevin Healey announced.
Troy Hernandez and William Vanzela will help the Blast replace veteran goalkeeper Sagu and backup Akira Fitzgerald (Loyola...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 7:53 PM
It's no secret the Blast will need its offense cranked up on high to win games in the Major Indoor Soccer League this season, at least early on as the team breaks in two rookie goalkeepers who are brand new to the indoor game.
If Saturday night's home...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:44 PM
A woman was found fatally stabbed Monday evening inside a home in Pigtown, one of several recent violent incidents being investigated by Baltimore police.
Police also were probing three fatal shootings that occurred Saturday and Sunday, including a home-...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Marylandsports.
What is going on with all the injuries on Maryland’s defense and can the Terps weather the storm?...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:42 PM
The Blast will open the 2012-13 season at 1st Mariner Arena against the expansion Chicago Soul on Nov. 3 at 7:35 p.m.
In a rematch of the 2011 and 2012 Major Indoor Soccer League championship, the Blast will face the Milwaukee Wave for the first time...