| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Sports apparel consumers aren’t the only ones who like what Under Armour is selling. So do investors.
Shares in the Baltimore-based apparel maker spiked 12.2 percent on Thursday after the company announced a 13th quarter in a row of more than 20...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Last Wednesday, at the company’s Investor Day, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank ended his opening statement by urging those in attendance to clap if they felt so compelled.
There were, indeed, moments that inspired people in the crowd to bring their...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Under Armour's Investor Day featured videos set to thumping music, a guest appearance by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and bold promises layered on top of unfettered optimism.
Most importantly, though, the event Wednesday at the sports...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:21 AM
The Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame, established in 1997, welcomes four new inductees this year. Donna DeCarlo Schaaf (Mt. Hebron, 1983), Carolyn Micheel Cacolice (Oakland Mills, 1984), Raymona Jackson Reid (Howard, 1995) and Dale Huting, a...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank has aggressively marketed his company from the beginning, unabashedly challenging established titans like Nike, Adidas and Reebok. A man who often speaks in sports-centric slogans, it can appear at times that he...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Howard County Police are asking for the public's help in indentifying a suspect in the armed robbery earlier this month at a motel on Route 1 in Jessup.
Police released a video and announced that a reward of up to $500 is being offered for information...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Under Armour launched a new marketing plan earlier this year, touting its up-and-coming athletes and most innovative products in an intense but short burst they called “a brand holiday.”
It appears to have paid off.
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus, intern and Diamondback co-sports editor Josh Vitale, and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Should Mark Turgeon go after Antonio Barton to play point guard...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Over at Lime Kiln Middle School, I'm happy to report that the following students were named Students of the Week for the week ending Sept. 28: Lami Awoyemi, Jack McLaughlin, Shiv Patel, Alexandra Alston, Eli Adams, Maria Mastrogianis, Elise Park, Tim...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Old story: Money talks
With Jordan Brand focusing on Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony, it made sense for Dwyane Wade to get out of the Nike shadow alongside LeBron James and Chris Bosh with the Heat.
And, yet, the reality is...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:50 PM
When the first customers enter Under Armour's new Brand House in Harbor East Saturday morning, they'll have little choice but to think "Baltimore."
The shirts displayed at the front of the store promote Baltimore neighborhoods such as Fells Point and...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:19 PM
The tag line on River Hill coach Earl Lauer's email sums up the essence of cross country. "Individuals win races, teams win championships," it says.
Looking at the individuals first, Atholton's Gary Smolyak, who won the county title a year ago, is back...