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Under Armour to Outfit Hopkins Athletics, Replacing Nike

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An Under Armour-brand Hopkins Lacrosse tee. Photo via JHU campus store.

In a move that seems like it would have already happened years ago, Baltimore’s top university and global athletic apparel maker have linked up on uni’s.

Kevin Plank Leaves President Trump’s Manufacturing Advisory Council

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Baltimore’s most prominent businessman has severed ties with the Trump administration.

Top Stories: Police Say Hopkins Student Fell from High-Rise, Fed Hill Bars Discourage Helping Panhandlers, DeRay Mckesson Leaving City Schools Gig

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The most-read piece on our site this week was a sad update about the death of a 19-year-old student athlete at Johns Hopkins University. Abigail Bastien “fell from quite a distance” from a high-rise on N. Charles Street to her death, Baltimore police spokesman T.J. Smith said at a news conference on Monday. Bastien’s body had been discovered on the morning of Thursday, July 13.

Smith said investigators weren’t sure exactly high up she was before her fall. The evidence detectives pulled together indicated it was an accidental death, he said, noting that “nothing in this case points towards homicide.”

Members of the Hopkins community and Bastien’s hometown of Sandusky, Ohio, mourned her passing. Bastien was a sprinter on the Hopkins track-and-field team and a member of the school’s Alpha Phi sorority chapter. Her high school track coach told the Sandusky Register she “was a person with a heart of gold and was all about everyone first and putting herself second.”

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Lululemon Suing Under Armour Over Sports Bra Design

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Lululemon’s Energy bra (left) vs. Under Armour’s Eclipse Low Impact bra

High-end athletic wear maker Lululemon is arguing that the folks at Under Armour are big fat copycats.

Rapper A$AP Rocky Rumored to Be New Face of Under Armour’s Lifestyle Brand

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Photo via Chad Cooper – Flickr

If the reports are true, Under Armour’s newest endorser is a far cry from Chef Curry, The Rock or the leader of the perennial Super Bowl-contending New England Patriots.

Under Armour Reorganizes its C-Suite, Appoints New President

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New president and old president. Photos via Under Armour, Wikimedia Commons.

South Baltimore’s favorite publicly traded athletic wear maker has appointed a new president and chief operating officer while still keeping its founder, CEO and board chairman Kevin Plank at the helm.

Kevin Plank Gave NBC’s Willie Geist the ‘Top Secret’ Under Armour Tour

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Kevin Plank

Kevin Plank was back on national TV this weekend, as NBC’s Willie Geist visited Under Armour’s new R&D lab in Port Covington.

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