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Jeff Barker

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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

  • Tom Brady is Under Armour's 'muse' on new athlete recovery line

    Tom Brady is Under Armour's 'muse' on new athlete recovery line

    Approaching 40 years old, Tom Brady said it's neither happenstance nor his DNA enabling him to continue to play football at an elite level in a league in which most quarterbacks his age have long since been discarded. In bed by 9:00 most nights and up by 5:30 a.m., the New England Patriots star...

  • Tom Brady headed to Asia on Under Armour trip

    Tom Brady headed to Asia on Under Armour trip

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is headed to China and Japan next month to promote Under Armour, football and the brand’s new “athlete recovery” sleepwear that the quarterback is endorsing. The trip begins on June 18 and includes stops in Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo. It will include...

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