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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...
MLB Giants announcer Hank Greenwald will step down after the season. He has been with the Giants 16 years, and has covered the Yankees and NBA Warriors (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 8/28)....In Chicago, Geo
VARIETY examines Warner Bros. marketing strategy for the animated, "Space Jams," starring Michael Jordan, to be released November 15. The studio is hoping the movie will bring in $1B in merchandising,
With the NFL''s current $4.4B TV deal set to expire after the ''97 season, VARIETY''s Gary Levin writes CBS will "no doubt try to claw their way" into the mix, "as long as it doesn''t get gouged too b
College football opened over the weekend and Saturday''s ABC''s coverage of the Pigskin Classic featuring BYU and Texas A&M earned a Nielsen preliminary overnight rating of a 4.0 and 12 share. Top mar
TNT''s new $20M-plus promo for its NFL coverage "revs up this week" and will include a "mix of image and tune-in sports linked by splashy, Hollywood-like production values," according to Jeff Jensen o
In Washington, all-sports WTEM-AM was bought by Dallas-based Chancellor Broadcasting. Chancellor owns all-sports stations in Cincinnati and Minneapolis and paid $375M for Colfax Communications, WTEM''
Don Mitzner, President of Group W Satellite Communications, was interviewed in BROADCASTING & CABLE. Mitzner was asked during the Q&A about Fox/Liberty''s bid for team rights to the Bullets, Caps, and
Advertising on the World Wide Web is expected to total $110M this year but on-line ads could be worth almost $2B by 2000, according to Hal Kahn of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. The first "beneficiaries o
The ''96 major golf championship season was one of decreasing TV ratings, according to Dave Shedloski of GOLFWEEK. U.S. Open ratings were off 6%, the Masters 13%, the British Open down 37%. The PGA Ch
WPIX-TV''s 46-year relationship with the Yankees expires September 12, but the MSG Network "seems willing -- almost eager -- to extend WPIX a continued role," according to Phil Mushnick of the N.Y. PO