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September 29, 1990
Services for Emerson R. Mitchell, owner of a sporting goods store, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Mitchell-Smith Funeral Home in Havre de Grace.Mr. Mitchell, a lifelong resident of Havre de Grace, died of cancer Thursday at Harford Memorial Hospital. He was 76.He owned and operated Mitchell's Sportsmen's Center in Havre de Grace for more than 40 years. For 34 years, he was a member of the Susquehanna Hose Company.He was awarded a Purple Heart while serving in the Army in Europe during World War II.Mr.
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By Trevor Hass and The Baltimore Sun | June 24, 2014
Members of the Bluford Drew Jemison Rockets baseball team gathered in a group on the third-base line of Utz Twardowicz Field on Tuesday afternoon. The day was already special. The weather was gorgeous, they were playing baseball and knew they had raised enough money to keep their previously struggling program afloat. But all of a sudden, their day got even better. Orioles center fielder Adam Jones walked through the third-base gate, waved and strolled down the base path toward the players, many of whose mouths hung open in shock.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | July 28, 2000
Sewell Allen Brown Jr., a sporting goods business owner and champion trap shooter, died Monday of a heart attack at Sinai Hospital. He was 80 and lived in Lutherville. Until his retirement about 20 years ago, he was president of National Sporting Goods Co. in downtown Baltimore. He also was chairman of the board of Belt's Corp. a warehouse operation with historic ties to the Southeast Baltimore waterfront. Formerly Belt's Wharf Warehouses, at Fell and Wolfe streets in Fells Point, the warehouses, which began in 1845, stored coffee, sugar and canned meats.
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By Luke Lavoie, Carrie Wells and Alison Matas | February 3, 2013
Several area stores are preparing to open tonight and sell Ravens memorabilia to fans eager to show their pride over the team's Super Bowl win. Around midnight at Dick's Sporting Goods located inside Columbia Crossing shopping center, fans raided the shelves to get their hands on Super Bowl Champions gear. “I told myself I wasn't going to waste any time,” said Elkridge resident Cheryl Guyton. “I got a magnet, a sweat shirt, T-shirts, cups, and I might not be done yet.” Guyton said she got a little nervous watching the game, but the end result produced elation.
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By Cindy Harper-Evans | February 19, 1991
The Sports Authority, a sporting goods subsidiary of K mart Corp. which boasts that it carries four miles of tennis string, 42,000 pieces of apparel and 25 tons of weight-lifting iron in each store, said yesterday that it will open two locations in the Baltimore area by fall.Reisterstown-based Kasco Chesapeake Builders Inc. broke ground for the stores earlier this month in the Price Club Plazas in Glen Burnie and White Marsh.Kasco spokesman William A. Bunter said the capital investment on the buildings is roughly $4.25 million combined.
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By JoAnna Daemmrich and JoAnna Daemmrich,Staff writer | February 27, 1991
Anne Arundel sporting enthusiasts soon will have the chance to anglefor the right fishing rod among more than 1,000 choices in a discount "megastore."The Sports Authority, a sporting goods subsidiary of Kmart, plans to open two stores in the Baltimore area by fall. Construction of the Glen Burnie and White Marsh stores, part of the chain's expansion in the mid-Atlantic region, started a few weeks ago, company officials said.Billed as "mega stores" because they carry a wide variety of discounted, brand-name sports equipment, the Sports Authority branches "have all the merchandise you want under one roof," said company spokesman William Lehrburger.
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By Andrea K. Walker and Andrea K. Walker,SUN STAFF | August 12, 2004
Art Modell may have sold most of his stake in the Ravens football team, but that hasn't stopped his family from finding a new way to profit from sports in Baltimore. William Modell, Art's first cousin, plans to open four of his Modell's Sporting Goods stores in the Baltimore area by the end of the year. The first of the four, at Perring Plaza in Carney, will have its grand opening tomorrow. The company will also open stores at Security Square Mall in Woodlawn, Reisterstown Road Plaza in Baltimore and Laurel Lakes Centre in Laurel.
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By Bill Ordine and Bill Ordine,bill.ordine@baltsun.com | March 25, 2009
Laura Koras was shepherding four wiggly kids through The Shops at Kenilworth and navigating the recession at the same time. "Five pairs of lacrosse shorts and two T-shirts for $60," said Koras of Reisterstown after visiting the Lax World Outlet. The discount shop at the Towson mall sells new but dated equipment at prices at least half those in Lax World's retail stores. "My husband is a financial planner," she added. "So with us, you make every penny count." The popularity of the local lacrosse outlet, which is associated with the specialty retail chain, and other sports equipment discounters, such as Play it Again Sports, makes it clear that bargain-hunting has become a game more popular than ever.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | October 15, 2001
In 1936, Baltimoreans strolling through Clifton Park and Druid Hill Park paid Samuel Davis 25 cents a day to rent a bicycle from Princeton Cycle Co. The goal for the Depression-era start-up: to sell one bicycle a day. Sixty-five years and two stores later, the company is run by his grandson, Alan R. Davis, who has set the company's sights on a more complex goal: expanding the $6 million company without letting it become unmanageable or losing the personal...
BUSINESS
August 22, 2007
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. Shares rose $4.85, or 8.7 percent, to $60.43 as the sporting goods retailer said it may earn $2.47 to $2.50 a share in 2007, compared with its previous forecast of $2.37 to $2.40 a share.
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By Jeff Barker, The Baltimore Sun | June 29, 2012
It all caught up with University of Maryland swimmers and divers, men's cross country runners, women's water polo players and other athletes young enough to have rarely confronted limits on their talents and dreams. All of the team members had faced losing before. That's part of competition. But by Saturday - the date Maryland set long ago to officially eliminate teams absent an infusion of private funds - many of the athletes had been overtaken by a deeper sort of pain and disappointment.
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Eileen Ambrose | March 29, 2012
How often do you go to a sports store and get to rub elbows with Ravens' wide receiver Torrey Smith? Or get to swap football observations with Ravens defensive tackle Terrence Cody or the Washington Redskins' defensive back Josh Wilson? You can do so this weekend at Dick's Sporting Goods new store in the Crofton area. The retailer is holding a three-day celebration to mark the occasion. The event starts Friday at 8 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the store located at 1417 South Main Chapel Way in Grambrills.
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by Carson Porter | October 17, 2011
This deal probably jumped out at me because of the Ravens win yesterday over the Texans and my doppleganger Matt Schaub. Anyways, check out all the deals at  http://www.dickssportinggoods.com  including favorites:   Tailgate Gear Sport Seat Cushion   $2.97 Tailgate Gear 14" Charcoal Table Top Grill  $7.22 Tailgate Gear Heavy Duty Oversized Arm Chair  $8.50 Tailgate Gear OS Dual Arm Chair ...
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | September 15, 2011
Raymond J. Garber, a retired retail salesman who served in the Marine Corps during World War II, died Sept. 7 of multiple organ failure at Harbor Hospital. The Glen Burnie resident was 87. The son of a baker and a homemaker, Raymond Joseph Garber was born and raised in Catonsville. He was a 1942 graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School in Irvington. After high school, he joined the Marine Corps and served with the 1st Marine Division. He fought in the Guadalcanal, Okinawa and Northern China campaigns, and was in China when the war ended.
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By Bill Ordine and Bill Ordine,bill.ordine@baltsun.com | March 25, 2009
Laura Koras was shepherding four wiggly kids through The Shops at Kenilworth and navigating the recession at the same time. "Five pairs of lacrosse shorts and two T-shirts for $60," said Koras of Reisterstown after visiting the Lax World Outlet. The discount shop at the Towson mall sells new but dated equipment at prices at least half those in Lax World's retail stores. "My husband is a financial planner," she added. "So with us, you make every penny count." The popularity of the local lacrosse outlet, which is associated with the specialty retail chain, and other sports equipment discounters, such as Play it Again Sports, makes it clear that bargain-hunting has become a game more popular than ever.
BUSINESS
August 22, 2007
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. Shares rose $4.85, or 8.7 percent, to $60.43 as the sporting goods retailer said it may earn $2.47 to $2.50 a share in 2007, compared with its previous forecast of $2.37 to $2.40 a share.
NEWS
May 27, 2003
Nominations sought for county's annual business awards The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce Inc.'s annual Business Awards dinner will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 19 at the Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise St., Annapolis. The awards given out will include Business Leader of the Year, Community Outreach, Nonprofit of the Year, Minority Business Advocate of the Year, Women in Business Advocate of the Year, Legislator of the Year, Environmental Awareness and Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
NEWS
February 13, 1991
Services for Jack Portney, who retired from the sporting goods business after a career as a welterweight fighter in which he once had been ranked third in the nation, will be held at 9 a.m. today at Sol Levinson and Bros. funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.Mr. Portney, 80, a resident of the Belvedere Towers Apartments, died Monday at the Baltimore County General Hospital after a long illness.He retired nearly 40 years ago from Jack Portney's Sporting Goods, which had evolved from a billiard and bowling supply company he bought in 1939.
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By Andrea K. Walker and Andrea K. Walker,Sun reporter | May 24, 2007
Sports apparel maker Under Armour said yesterday that it will open its first full-priced retail store at Westfield Annapolis Mall as a new front in expanding its marketing and branding prowess. The company, which makes athletic wear that wicks sweat from the body to help maintain temperature, disclosed this month that it would be entering the retail business but didn't disclose the location. Under Armour currently operates only outlets, selling discounted merchandise; it sells its apparel and footwear mostly through major sporting-goods retailers.
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