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Baltimore World Cup fans gather for tourney announcement

Dozens of soccer fans gathered at Slainte Irish Pub in Fells Point, Baltimore Thursday morning to hear FIFA make its announcement on who will host the 2018 and the 2022 World Cup tournaments. As Qatar is announced for 2022, fans hoping for the U.S. express their disappointment.

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Sports market declined for first time in 5 years, NPD says

The news from market research company NPD Group Inc. sure makes Under Armour’s latest earnings report look even better. According to the Port Washington, N.Y.-based company, the worldwide sports market (apparel and equipment sales) declined 4 percent in the U.S. ...

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Franchot seeks TV time for good behavior

Every two weeks, the governor, comptroller and treasurer gather for normally stodgy Board of Public works meetings to approve the acquisition of conservation land, construction contracts, lawsuit settlements and payments to private snow plowers. They usually single out a handful ...

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World Cup going for big bucks on eBay

I love eBay, if only just to see what those entrepreneurial masterminds have come up with lately. Much to my delight, I discovered this week the upcoming World Cup, which starts Friday, has inspired a plethora of outrageous product offerings. ...

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