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Analyst says Under Armour missing the mark on fashion and design ahead of earnings announcement
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 1 May 2019 14:00:00 PDT

As Under Armour works through a turnaround plan, the brand is struggling to hold onto customers and keep up a flow of innovative, stylish apparel and footwear, one analyst said Wednesday.

The Baltimore sports apparel maker is set to release first quarter financial results Thursday, when Wall Street...

Annapolis surrogacy company owner arrested by FBI charged with federal fraud, faces 20 years in pris
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 2 May 2019 13:05:00 PDT

The owner of an Annapolis-based surrogacy company has been arrested by the FBI in Florida, and charged with federal wire fraud in an attempt to defraud and deceive his clients, according to the Department of Justice.

If convicted, 37-year-old Greg Blosser of Tampa, Florida, owner of The Surrogacy...

Under Armour shares surge as it beats sales and profit estimates in first quarter
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 2 May 2019 09:15:00 PDT

Shares of Under Armour jumped Thursday after the company beat fourth quarter sales and profit expectations amid growth in shoe sales and overseas, signs, executives said, that the brand is re-connecting with consumers.

The Baltimore-based athletic apparel and footwear maker reported income of $22...

Baltimore’s 51st mayor spends his first full day on the job 527 miles away, his phone ringing nonsto
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 3 May 2019 14:50:00 PDT

DETROIT — Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young’s phone rang over and over at breakfast Friday — his first full day as Baltimore’s chief executive — with calls from the city’s ministers, offering him prayers and words of encouragement and looking for reassurance he won’t change in the face of power and...

Get ready for Gen Z, employers. First hint: They’re not millennials.
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 3 May 2019 07:30:00 PDT

When AT&T recruiters compete for young talent on college campuses, they want to show how the old telephone company has become a modern media firm. So they let students wear high-tech goggles and take a “virtual reality” walk through a typical day on the job. The employer also uses video interviews,...

Gov. Hogan wrote to Major League Baseball commissioner to express concerns about MASN case
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 3 May 2019 15:45:00 PDT

Gov. Larry Hogan wrote to Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred last year expressing concern about the effect of the lingering television rights fee dispute between the Orioles and Washington Nationals, and offering to help broker an agreement.

Hogan said in the Aug. 31 letter — obtained...

Orioles-controlled MASN TV network must pay millions to Washington Nationals under sealed decision
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 3 May 2019 15:25:00 PDT

The Orioles-controlled Mid-Atlantic Sports Network must pay the Washington Nationals tens of millions of dollars more in broadcast rights fees from previous years — a hit to the Baltimore team — under an arbitration panel’s sealed ruling, according to sources familiar with the document.

The long-awaited...

Sinclair Broadcast Group to buy Fox regional sports networks from Disney for $10.6 billion
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 3 May 2019 16:15:00 PDT

Sinclair Broadcast Group will partner with the owner of The Weather Channel to buy 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports from The Walt Disney Co. for $10.6 billion, the companies announced Friday.

The deal further transforms Hunt Valley-based Sinclair, which grew from Baltimore’s WBFF...

Lord & Taylor department store chain may go up for sale soon
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 6 May 2019 13:20:00 PDT

Lord & Taylor, one of the country's oldest department stores, may be put up for sale.

Hudson's Bay, which owns Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue, said Monday that it hired a financial adviser to review Lord & Taylor's business and that the process may lead to a sale or merger.

Lord & Taylor traces...

Baltimore judge denies bid by tenants to file class action suit against Jared Kushner-owned apartmen
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 4 May 2019 05:00:00 PDT

A Baltimore Circuit Court judge recently ruled against the tenants who are attempting to file a class action lawsuit alleging unlawful rental practices by the Maryland apartment company owned by Jared Kushner, son-in-law and adviser to President Donald Trump.

Judge Videtta A. Brown denied a request...

University of Maryland Medical Center seeks 5 percent rate hike amid contracts scandal
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 6 May 2019 02:00:00 PDT

As the University of Maryland Medical System faces fallout from a scandal involving lucrative contracts awarded to its board members, including Catherine Pugh, who has since resigned from the board and as Baltimore’s mayor, the system’s flagship hospital has made a move to charge its patients more.

Baltimore County doctor faces off against Big Cannabis to recoup stake in Maryland medical marijuana
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 6 May 2019 02:00:00 PDT

When Maryland lawmakers voted in April 2014 to authorize doctors to prescribe marijuana as medicine, Dr. Mark Schneyer moved quickly to seize the opportunity.

Convinced of the drug’s medicinal and market value, the Baltimore County ears-nose-and-throat physician set out to build a new business...

Sinclair Broadcast’s stock soars as executives say $10.6 billion sports network deal will transform
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 6 May 2019 13:15:00 PDT

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s stock soared nearly 35% Monday as the transformative nature of its $10.6 billion deal to become the nation's largest owner of regional sports networks became apparent.

The deal, announced Friday, will more than double the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster’s revenue and enable...

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