- Down one game in the Eastern Division championship, the three-time defending champions rallied for a 7-3 win in Game 2 and got a goal from veteran defender Adriano Dos Santos with a 1:33 remaining in the ensuing 15-minute mini-game to advance with a 2-1 victory.
- Utica City’s Bo Jelovac quieted the crowd with a goal with four minutes to play. The Blast pressed on, but couldn’t come up with the final answer as the visitors tacked on two goals in the final minute for a 12-9 win before an announced crowd of 2,926.
- The Blast, who already clinched a playoff spot with last Sunday's 8-2 victory versus the Harrisburg Heat, will look to take first place from division rival
- Blast owner Ed Hale Sr., general manager Kevin Healey and coach Danny Kelly have sustained a winning tradition as the Blast try to bring home Baltimore's 10th professional indoor soccer championship
- Vini Dantas finished with two goals and an assist as the Blast enjoyed a two-game sweep of the Syracuse Silver Knights in the Eastern Division finals.
- The two-time defending MASL champion Blast opened the Eastern Division finals with a 7-6 win at Syracuse and can advance to the Eastern Conference final with a home win on Sunday
- Baltimore City Community College will compete this weekend for a district championship in men's basketball. The Panthers (20-1) won the National Junior College
- The Orioles will hold an open tryout to find ballgirls and ballboys Saturday at noon at Camden Yards. Those interested should dress casually, bring glove and
- Jonatas Melo scored two goals and the defense held firm to end a two-game slide and help the Blast improve to 16-4 on the season.
- Having already clinched the Major Arena Soccer League's Eastern Division clinched, the Blast will try to shrug off a two-game slide
- The Blast had their nine-game win streak halted Friday night by host Cedar Rapids, 6-5. But the Blast still managed to secure the Eastern Division title of the
- Major League Lacrosse announced Tuesday that Alexander P. "Sandy" Brown (Gilman) has been selected as the second commissioner in the 18-year history of the
- The Blast, winners of eight straight, improve to 16-2 and inch closer to wrapping up another Major Arena Soccer League Eastern Division crown.
- The Blast announced the signing of veteran Major Arena Soccer League defender Jonathan Greenfield, who won a title with the team in 2009.
- The Baltimore Blast start defense of their Major Arena Soccer League championship in a new home: Towson University's SECU Arena. They open their season Friday night against the Cedar Rapids Rampage.
- The Major Arena Soccer League announced the divisional and conference alignments for the 2017-18 season. The MASL enters its fourth season with 24 teams in the
- The Blast will seek to defend their Major Arena Soccer League championship early next month against Soles de Sonara, the team they beat for the title last year.
- The defending Major Arena Soccer League champion Blast showed their typical resiliency in reaching the conference final, going to Harrisburg on Wednesday and beating the Heat twice to come back for the Eastern Division series win.
Put to task by the upstart Harrisburg
Heat, the defending Major Arena Soccer League championIt had been a long time since the defending Major Arena Soccer League champion Blast were totally overmatched. But that was the case in Milwaukee on Jan. 21, when the Wave claimed a comfortable 7-2 win to improve to 2-0 against the Blast this season. The Blast rebounded with a 10-1 home win against the lowly St. Louis Ambush on Sunday.The Blast had a lengthy training session Friday as they aim to end a rare two-game losing streak Sunday against the visiting St. Louis Ambush.The Blast were put to the test by the visiting Heat for most of Saturday night's Major Arena Soccer League game, leaning on their power play and defense early before a sudden burst of offense in the fourth quarter secured a 5-2 win before an announced 5,102 at Royal Farms Arena.The Blast are bringing back one of their own, announcing that standout defender and former captain Pat Healey will return from retirement to join the team at the end of the month.It took a good chunk of time — three-plus quarters — for the Blast to shake off the expansion Florida Tropics on Friday night. But once they did, it looked like typical Blast soccer.For the first time since joining the Major Arena Soccer League in the 2014-15 season, the Blast is not in first place in the Eastern Division. While the defending league champions were falling to the Milwaukee Wave, 4-3, in their home opener last Friday night, the expansion Tropics were rallying to stun the San Diego Sockers, 6-5, in their first game, thus claiming the top spot in the division.Sophomore midfielder Amar Sejdic scored in the 26th minute to give the No. 1 Maryland men's soccer team a 1-0 victory over host No. 22 West Virginia (6-4-1) to stay unbeaten.The Blast announced its 20-game 2016-17 Major Arena Soccer League regular-season schedule Tuesday, opening the campaign on the road against the Harrisburg Heat on Nov. 5. The Blast's home opener, the first of 10 regular-season home games at Royal Farms Arena, is set for Nov. 11 against the Milwaukee Wave.On Tuesday, the anticipated Eastern Conference championship series moves to Baltimore with the Blast owning a 1-0 series lead following a come-from-behind, 4-3 overtime win in Missouri on Thursday. If the Comets take Game 2, a 15-minute mini game would immediately follow to determined which team advances to the league championships series.Tony Donatelli scored a go-ahead goal with 8:06 to play in the third quarter and the Blast's trademark defense handled the rest, blanking the Lancers in the entire second half to pull out a gutsy 6-4 win for the Eastern Division title in front of an announced crowd of 5,544 at Royal Farms Arena.For a fourth time this season, the Blast controlled every aspect of a game against the Syracuse Silver Knights and cruised to a 22-4 win in front of an announced crowd of 6,431 at Royal Farms Arena.Seemingly in control going into the fourth quarter with a nine-point lead, the Blast had to hold off a valiant Wave comeback bid. Onua Obasi's goal with 2:39 to play secured a suddenly-thrilling 13-8 win in front of an announced crowd of 6,421 at Royal Farms Arena.The inaugural Major Arena Soccer League season will include 23 teams competing in four divisions — Eastern, Central, Southern and Pacific. The Blast will play in the Eastern with the Detroit Waza Flo, Harrisburg Heat, Rochester Lancers and Syracuse Silver Knights.Hale announced the creation of the Major Arena Soccer League at a news conference at Canton Dockside restaurant, a 24-team operation that includes teams from the Major Indoor Soccer League and the Professional Arena Soccer League.The Baltimore Blast, along with five other former Major Indoor Soccer League teams, have reached an agreement to partner with teams from the Professional Arena Soccer League to create a new league that is expected to consist of 20-plus teams throughout North America.To the rescue came William Vanzela, a native of Brazil who was in Italy establishing himself as one of the top goalkeepers in futsal, another indoor game played on a smaller field without the turf and side boards.Closing the regular season with a nine-game winning streak, the Blast earned the top seed in the Major Indoor Soccer League playoffs as it looks to defend last year's championship.On a night when the Blast honored one of its all-time greatest players, it also continued to put itself in position to add a 14th championship banner at Baltimore Arena.The Blast has had many offensive stars come and go over the course of winning six professional indoor soccer championships since 2003, but one thing that never leaves is the team's strong commitment to defense.The Blast had the same three-point lead going into the fourth quarter of in Friday's game against Syracuse that as it did on the road Sunday against the same Silver Knights, who ended up coming from behind to win. It wasn't going to happen a second time.