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Finish Line Reports Dip In Q4 Earnings Despite Uptick In RevenuePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 27 / 15
Finish Line reported a decline in Q4 earnings and "warned that profits in the current year may miss expectations," as the sports-apparel retailer has "struggled lately in a retail environment dogged by more promotions and lower mall traffic." The company's earnings fell 5% to $40.8M despite revenues...
Host Communications has agreed to a three-year deal to secure the exclusive sales and marketing rights to Purdue Univ.''s coaches'' TV shows, radio play-by-play and coaches'' shows and game-day progra
S.F.-based Quokka Sports "told employees that it is throwing in the towel," according to Terry Lefton of THESTANDARD.com. Company sources said that although the company "had a potent lineup of partner
HealthSouth''s reported $60M investment in AL-based Regional Sports Network (RSN), announced last October (see THE DAILY, 10/27), "has apparently hit the skids," according to sources of Gilbert Nichol
RACING "BUZZ": In Dallas, Tony Fabrizio writes the movie "DRIVEN" has good "box office buzz," but racing people are saying that it may put too much "emphasis on crashes" (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 4/19)...
Former VA Tech QB Michael Vick, the projected No. 1 pick in this coming weekend''s NFL draft, announced an agreement to let VA Tech "use his image on shirts, a poster and sundry knickknacks," marking
As many as 77 college athletic departments and conferences "were scrambling to develop contigency plans for" their Web sites "late last week after learning that" Quokka Sports "was closing most of its
In addition to the Sports Emmys mentioned in THE DAILY in Tuesday''s issue, the following winners were announced during Monday''s ceremony in N.Y. (THE DAILY). INDIVIDUALS: ABC''s Al Michaels won for
One day after Rivals.com "closed its doors," company CEO Saul Gamoran said that a deal with Yahoo to purchase Rivals.com "fell through two weeks ago in the wake of that portal''s ad-related distress,"
KS-based Recreational Technologies'' SportMaster Pro is a Windows-based, touch-screen hand-held computer that allows baseball scouts to "keep track of games pitch by pitch," according to Alan Schwarz
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Braves-Mets, followed by Kings-Red Wings. The first NBA report, at 7:21 into the broadcast, was Heat-
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