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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...
BULL MARKET: Bulls F DENNIS RODMAN appeared on NBC''s "Tonight Show" last night. Rodman, on the Bulls: "PHIL [JACKSON] needs a contract, MICHAEL [JORDAN]''s going to get $40 million, SCOTTIE [PIPPEN]
RICHARD LYNCH, President & CEO of The Sports Authority, has been granted a 90-day leave of absence for "personal reasons." TSA Vice Chair MARTIN HANAKA will assume Lynch''s duties (WALL STREET JOURNAL
LARRY MILLER was named President of Nike''s Jordan Brand. Miller is currently Nike''s VP/US Apparel (Nike). ...Churchill Downs named JOHN WILLIE as its Senior VP/Marketing, effective June 29. He is cu
The Broncos visited PRESIDENT CLINTON yesterday at the White House (DENVER POST, 6/17)....In N.Y., William Rhoden suggests that Orioles 3B CAL RIPKEN JR. should end his consecutive games played streak
REGGIE WHITE appeared on CNN''s "Crossfire" last night and discussed a number of issues, including his position on rights for homosexuals and his new film production company. White was asked if CBS Sp
Beckett Publications announced the following promotions: CLAIRE BACKUS from VP/Operations & Finance to Exec VP Beckett Publications; C.R. CONANT from Dir to VP/Beckett Entertainment; MARK HARWELL from
KEVIN FOLEY of NJ-based Foley Sports Inc. will act as the exclusive off-the-field rep for his brother, Jets QB GLENN FOLEY (THE DAILY). ...In St. Louis, Jim Thomas reported that Rams QB TONY BANKS wil
The GOP held a national gathering featuring ten prospective Republican presidential candidates in Cedar Rapids, IA, over the weekend. Packers DE REGGIE WHITE was a guest of Family Research Council Pre
Leading Edge Technologies (LET), creators of ProLink, hired PAUL SEMBER to serve as VP/Sales & Marketing. Sember will oversee marketing, promotions, sales programming and advertising for LET (LET)....
"THE MAGIC HOUR," which premiered last week in syndication, posted a Monday-Thursday overnight rating average of 2.3/6, according to Cynthia Littleton of DAILY VARIETY, who writes that while the show'