Mahogany Kelly, a 13-year-old from New Jersey who plays football, traveled with her mother to Under Armour’s annual shareholder meeting Thursday to ask CEO Kevin Plank for help encouraging more girls to play the sport.
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank gave a pep talk before Monday night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game to the players of Texas Tech — the Baltimore-based athletic brand’s first sponsored team to make it to the final game.
Developers of the proposed Port Covington project in South Baltimore presented began seeking design approval Thursday from a city architectural review board for the first set of buildings that could break ground late this year and open in 2021.
Bank of America and the Plank Family Foundation separately announced donations Thursday to community organizations in Baltimore. The bank gave $500,000 to Future Baltimore, while Kevin Plank's charity gave $100,000 to Turnaround Tuesday.
Baltimore Homecoming, the inaugural three-day celebration that aims to reconnect accomplished Baltimore natives from around the country, kicked off this week, bringing in guests like Baltimore Ceasefire co-founder Erricka Bridgeford and “The Good Wife” actor Josh Charles to a Thursday event.
Under Armour posted better-than-expected quarterly sales results Thursday despite turning in a net loss of nearly $96 million, and said it is on track to become more efficient and strengthen its brand.
Sagamore Spirit, founded by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, will be donating the proceeds from its limited release of rye whiskey to Ellicott City Partnership’s flood relief and rebuilding efforts, according to a press release.
State officials have selected 149 communities around the state to be nominated as "Opportunity Zones" under the new federal tax law passed by Republicans last year. The designation is designed to draw capital to struggling neighborhoods by giving investors big tax breaks.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson allowed his son to help organize an event in Baltimore last year even though department lawyers warned it created the appearance of a conflict of interest.
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank told TheStreet.com's Jim Cramer that he lost focus and would not make anymore rye, but his people insist he's not distracted by non-Under Armour businesses, including real estate and a distillery.