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01/07/98
RAWLINGS REPORTS CONSECUTIVE YEAR-END LOSSES

MO-based Rawlings Sporting Goods lost $663,000 in the quarter that ended November 30, compared with a loss of $58,000 in the same period a year ago, according to the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. The loss,

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01/06/98
FINANCE NOTES

Russell Corp. "warned fourth-quarter earnings may fall 50 percent to 60 percent from a year ago on sluggish holiday and fall sales" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 12/31)....Atop Dow Jones'' list of the industry''s

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01/06/98
SARA LEE SELLS OFF TEXTILE OPERATION TO FOCUS ON MARKETING

IL-based Sara Lee will "sell the bulk of its US yarn and textile operations to privately-owned National Textiles," according to Nikki Tait of the FINANCIAL TIMES. The sale would cover nine of Sara Lee

Tags: Finance, Sara Lee

01/06/98
BRANDWEEK REPORTS SUITORS LINE UP FOR HOST COMMUNICATIONS

Fox, ESPN and CBS have "all expressed interest recently in buying part or all" of Host Communications, the sports marketing agency which handles NCAA corporate sponsorships, according to "reliable sou

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Finance, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/05/98
DREAM OF OWNING A PART OF CART? WITH IPO, NOW YOU CAN

CART has filed a registration statement with the SEC to sell 4,573,000 shares of common stock in an IPO. The company intends to use proceeds from the offering, to be underwritten by Jefferies & Compan

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Finance

12/19/97
NIKE SEES 20% DECREASE IN EARNINGS FOR SECOND QUARTER

Nike yesterday reported a net income for the 2Q ended November 30 of $141M, or $.48/share, compared to $176.9M, or $.60/share a year ago. Revenues increased 7% to $2.26B from $2.11B last year. In the

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12/18/97
BANKBOSTON PLOTS GAME PLAN TO INCREASE ITS SPORTS BUSINESS

BankBoston, in an effort to participate more actively in the business of sports finance, yesterday announced a partnership in which it will invest and hold a minority interest in Boston-based sports c

Tags: Dallas Stars, Finance, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Penguins, Southwest Sports Group

12/16/97
FINANCE NOTES: NEW WOMEN'S ATHLETIC CATALOG BEGINS TESTING

Female Athletic Inc., a Long Island-based mail-order catalog featuring sports apparel and gear designed for girls and women, was featured in NEWSDAY. The catalog was distributed in October to a test g

Tags: Finance, Ticketmaster

12/15/97
ROLLERBLADE BRINGS IN FAMILIAR CONSULTANT TO BOOST IMAGE

Former Rollerblade VP/Marketing Mary Horwath has rejoined the MN-based in-line skate manufacturer to oversee Rollerblade''s "Blade Jam" music and in-line skating promo, a grass-roots promotion slated

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12/15/97
RETAIL NEWS: SPORTMART & JUMBOSPORTS LOOK FOR FRESH STARTS

IL-based Sportmart, "continuing its decline, said it lost" $3.7M, or $0.29 a share, in its fiscal 3Q, after a loss of $2.5M, or $0.20 a share, a year earlier, according to the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. 3Q sale

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