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  • 'Ring of Honor' wrestling gets a stranglehold on Baltimore

    'Ring of Honor' wrestling gets a stranglehold on Baltimore
    It's Saturday night at Canton's Du Burns Arena, and Mike "The Prodigy" Bennett flexes and preens as his opponent, Ring of Honor champion Jay Lethal, staggers across the mat. As the bad-boy wrestler's scantily clad girlfriend-valet joins the gloating,...
  • Sinclair buys Ring of Honor wrestling franchise

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has acquired wrestling franchise Ring of Honor and plans to start airing the original television wrestling match programs on its network of stations in September, the Hunt Valley broadcaster said Monday. Besides producing...
  • Sinclair shareholders approve executive pay

    Shareholders of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. approved the company's executive pay package in a "say on pay" nonbinding vote Thursday. Besides weighing in on compensation during Sinclair's annual meeting, shareholders also re-elected the broadcaster's...
  • Sinclair's quarterly income falls 31%, earnings miss estimates

    Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group said net income fell 31 percent in the fourth quarter, with earnings missing analysts' estimates by 4 cents per share. The broadcasting company on Wednesday reported net income of $22.7 million, or 28 cents per...
  • Sinclair names Scott Livingston VP of news

    Sinclair Broadcast Group has named Scott Livingston the vice president of news for the Hunt Valley television company. In his new role, Livingston will oversee Sinclair's 41 stations that air local news. Livingston spent 10 years as the news director of...
  • News wars: WBFF-TV to add early newscast starting April 9

    News wars: WBFF-TV to add early newscast starting April 9
    The early news in Baltimore is going to get more competitive starting April 9 when Fox affiliate WBFF-TV introduces a newscast at 5 p.m. anchored by the station's first-string team of Jeff Barnd and Jennifer Gilbert. The station is now running "Judge...
  • Sinclair CEO's compensation rose 16 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast Group's chief executive, David D. Smith, earned $4.2 million last year, a 16 percent increase that included more than $2 million in stock option awards, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster reported. Compensation for Smith, who is also...
  • Sinclair aims to provide local TV news on the go

    The head of Sinclair Broadcast Group has a definite idea about television's future: It will be a mobile medium. And he doesn't need industry research to tell him so. David D. Smith, president and chief executive of the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster,...
  • CEOs paid more even as profits fall

    CEOs paid more even as profits fall
    Chief executives of public companies have long had a ready answer when criticized about high pay: It's all about company performance. That argument has been put to the test by the toughest financial environment since the Great Depression. If...
  • Sun files suit to lift ban on journalists by Ehrlich

    The Baltimore Sun Co. sued Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. yesterday, asking a federal judge to lift the administration's order banning state government employees from talking to two of the newspaper's writers. The newspaper, along with State House Bureau...
  • Once-hot stock option programs losing some luster

    It wasn't so long ago that stock options were the equivalent of corporate America's lottery. That still may the case be for a handful of Maryland executives. Among those who got mega-grants last year, Coventry Health Care Inc. CEO Dale B. Wolf...
  • Side deals raise ethical issues

    Executives and board members at some of Maryland's most profitable companies have lucrative side arrangements with the companies they run and oversee. Edwin F. Hale Sr., the chairman, chief executive and largest stockholder at First Mariner Bancorp,...