| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Ravens defensive tackle Terrence Cody became national talk radio fodder Friday after he and a pair of teammates were quoted in a Wall Street Journal article entitled “Does this New Uniform Make Me Look Fat?”
In the article, Cody said he didn'...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Nike Inc. is selling off its Cole Haan shoes and accessories brand and its Umbro soccer-related company in order to focus on its namesake products.
The company wants to focus on Nike gear such as its new digital FuelBand fitness tracker, as well as items...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Two of Maryland's greatest self-made men of recent years — Under Armour founder Kevin Plank and Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti — have taken the routine renewal of their companies' marketing agreement and are extending it to a combined...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Amid the chatter of children, the bouncing of balls and the movement of dog walkers, about 60 people gathered at McCambridge Park in Burbank Wednesday evening to pray for the safe return of FBI special agent Stephen Ivens, who was reported missing two...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Baltimore City Community College is set to play host Monday night to this city’s top AAU basketball event of the summer.
At 7 p.m. at the Liberty Heights Ave. gymnasium, Nike Baltimore Elite will take on the Houston Defenders, which are led by...