The Baltimore Sun

Jeff Barker

Writer

Jeff Barker writes about sports business and issues, casino gambling and, occasionally, politics. Since joining The Sun from the Arizona Republic’s Washington bureau in 2000, he has covered state politics, congressional steroids hearings, the Beltway sniper attacks and Terps basketball and football. He could never decide if he should cover news or sports, so he did both and enjoys writing hybrids of the two.

Recent Articles

  • Jordan Spieth wore golf shoe with sensor technology

    Jordan Spieth wore golf shoe with sensor technology

    In March, Jordan Spieth launched Under Armour’s first line of golf shoes. At the U.S. Open last month, Spieth and Under Armour tried something a little different -- a “smart’ shoe with sensor technology. “When it comes to daily activity, Jordan could not wear a wearable device (UA Band) on the...

  • Bryce Harper greets surprised guest at Under Armour store

    Bryce Harper greets surprised guest at Under Armour store

    Kaylan King knew she was going to meet Bryce Harper at Nationals Park. The meeting was set up as part of ESPN’s “My Wish” series. But King, a softball player from Gaithersburg with a kidney disorder, didn’t know that Harper, her favorite ballplayer, would be waiting for her at an Under Armour outlet...

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