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As a young man, Kevin Plank may have been a middling football player with a big future in sportswear, but these days, he is showing the potential to be a top-ranked cheerleader. The message from the Under Armour CEO is as uplifting as the company's TV ads that always seem to feature a top athlete training hard to be the best: Baltimore can be a championship city as soon as it starts thinking of itself as a winner. The Maryland native is onto something. Baltimore has an inferiority complex, and it's a persistent condition. Whether it can be traced to its proximity to bigger, more prosperous cities in the Mid-Atlantic or just something in the psychological makeup of its residents...

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