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  • Agreement between Sinclair, Dish Network set to expire

    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Monday that it was continuing to negotiate with Dish Network over a soon-to-expire agreement that allows the satellite TV provider to carry dozens of Sinclair-owned television stations. The...
  • DISH subscribers could lose WBFF and WNUV at midnight Wednesday

    DISH subscribers could lose WBFF and WNUV at midnight Wednesday
    DISH subscribers could lose access to WBFF and WNUV (Channels 45 and 54) at midnight Wednesday in a disagreement over retransmission fees. "Based on current state of negotiations, there's a risk DISH won't be carrying us after midnight Wednesday,"...
  • Sinclair, Dish Network reach retransmission pact in principle

    Sinclair Broadcast Group announced Thursday that it has reached a retransmission agreement in principle with the Dish Network and that it has extended the existing pact by two weeks to allow the negotiation of a final contract. The agreement had been set...
  • 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 Broadcast profit climbs on robust ad market

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., a Hunt Valley-based operator of television stations across the United States, said Wednesday that its profit nearly doubled in the first quarter, fueled by higher sales of political and other ads and the acquisition of...
  • 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...
  • Sinclair backs 'Nightline' honoring soldiers

    The Sinclair Broadcast Group, which last year refused to air on its ABC affiliates a Nightline program listing Americans killed in Iraq, is applauding ABC's decision to show a similar program this Memorial Day. Ted Koppel on Monday will pay tribute to...
  • 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,...
  • So long, 'Captain Chesapeake'

    Wearing a white steamship captain's hat with shiny black visor, a turtleneck and tailored red blazer, George A. Lewis was the natty nautical personification of "Captain Chesapeake." As the imaginary bay mariner, the avuncular Mr. Lewis was a fixture on...
  • College roundup: Army-Navy men's soccer will be on American Sports Network

    NAVY SOCCER: The Patriot League announced on Tuesday that the 2014 Army-Navy men's soccer game at PPL Park on Nov. 7 will be broadcast on the American Sports Network. Army and Navy will meet at PPL Park in Chester, Pa., for the third straight season 7p....