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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

  • Red Bull bringing social entrepreneurs program to Baltimore

    Red Bull bringing social entrepreneurs program to Baltimore

    Red Bull is bringing its training program encouraging community improvement projects to Baltimore . The Austrian energy drink company said the program, called the Red Bull Amaphiko Academy, includes a 10-day residency and "helps the social entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life. " Such programs...

  • Old feels new as Adidas makes American comeback

    Old feels new as Adidas makes American comeback

    A few years ago, Adidas was fading away in America like a tired 1970s rock band, its once-iconic three stripes producing more nostalgia than sales. But the German sports brand found a more contemporary beat by partnering with rapper Kanye West and other pop culture icons and aggressively engaging...

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