| Jan 13, 2012
In 1978, Byron Donzis walked into a Houston hospital looking for Dan Pastorini, the Houston Oilers' prized quarterback who was laid up with three broken ribs from a recent game. Donzis was wearing a trench coat and carrying a large bag. He was accompanied...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The American Football Conference championship and a trip to the Super Bowl are at stake for the Baltimore Ravens this weekend, but a win could also mean big bucks for players seeking endorsements.
Ray Rice, Joe Flacco or even some lesser-known Raven will...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:47 AM
There has been a lot said and written about a project labor agreement (PLA) being implemented for the proposed Maryland offshore wind energy project. When the time arrives for investments to be made in the construction of this critical project, there will...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Reebok spokesman Dan Sarro responded to the FTC settlement:
"We stand behind our EasyTone technology – the first shoe in the toning category that was inspired by balance-ball training. Settling does not mean we agree with the FTC’s...
| Sep 28, 2011
When I tested Reebok’s RunTone shoes last March, I found them to be “springy, versatile and comfortable,” which made me want to work out more. I also emphasized that it’s the squats and lunges – not the shoes – that...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 3:24 AM
Brittany Norwood's journey from supposed victim to brutal killer ended Wednesday when a jury convicted her of first-degree murder in the slaying of a co-worker at an upscale Bethesda yoga-clothing store.
It took Montgomery County Circuit Court jurors...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Baltimore Sun staffers Don Markus, Chris Korman and Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Will Nick Faust’s experience playing on an overseas tour recently help him develop his game for the Terps...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:19 AM
If you bought Skechers Shape-ups or the company’s other toning shoes but still, somehow, have a flabby rear end, here’s your chance to apply for a refund.
Skechers USA Inc. has agreed to pay $40 million to settle charges by federal...
| May 16, 2012
| 1:52 PM
It turns out wearing sneakers - without exercising - won't get you in shape.
Skechers USA has agreed to a $40 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for making that claim.
The shoe company had claimed its Shape-ups sneakers would help...
| Mar 24, 2013
Men have discovered what the ladies have known all along. Now, more than ever, it's all about your shoes.
"And it's about high time. Women have had a blast with shoes for years," says Jim Moore, GQ's creative director.
"I think it's the most...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:04 AM
NFL players of size -- including some Ravens -- are saying that the new Nike jerseys are less than flattering to their figures.
In a word -- they make them feel fat.
A funny Wall Street Journal story says unlike the old Reebok jerseys, the new ones made...