Featured Story

Finish Line Reports Dip In Q4 Earnings Despite Uptick In Revenue

Published 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...

Read More

More Stories

05/08/98
CONVERSE FIRST QUARTER SALES DOWN 30%; EARNINGS DROP 75%

Converse announced that its net sales were down 30% in its first quarter ended April 4, 1998. Sales were $95.2M, compared to $136M for the same period in ''97, a drop of 30%. Earnings were $3.1M compa

Tags: Converse

05/08/98
BIG 12 HEAD STEVE HATCHELL RESIGNS; DID REPORT HASTEN MOVE?

Big 12 Conference Commissioner STEVE HATCHELL resigned Thursday, "two weeks after reports that an internal investigation of the league office alleged that he created a hostile work environment for sta

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/07/98
ORIOLES FIXATION? GIULIANI SAYS YANKS CAN'T COMPETE WITH O'S

NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani yesterday "warned" that the Yankees "could become perennial cellar-dwellers unless they fill more seats and make more money," according to Robert Hardt of the N.Y. POST. Noting

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

05/07/98
X-GAMES WITHOUT FRONTIERS, BUT NOT WITHOUT SPONSORS

adidas America has become the newest gold sponsor of the ''98 X Games to be held June 19-28 in San Diego, CA. In addition to adidas, X Games Gold Sponsors include Taco Bell, AT&T, Mountain Dew, Chevy

Tags: ATT, ESPN, General Motors, PepsiCo, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

05/07/98
MEDIA NOTES

For the first time, the MLB Home Run Derby will be broadcast live, in prime time by ESPN, from Coors Field on July 6 (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 5/7)....In Toronto, William Houston reports that the first-ro

Tags: ABC, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS, ESPN, IBM, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/07/98
NCAA SET TO APPEAL; FINDS LITTLE SYMPATHY IN MEDIA

The NCAA''s "upper crust" is moving toward a formal announcement that it will appeal the $67M verdict in the coaches restricted-earnings case, according to Steve Rock of the K.C. STAR. George Dennison

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

05/07/98
PENGUINS MAY LOSE $10M, BUT MARINO REMAINS UNDAUNTED FOR NOW

The Penguins once had projected a $5M loss for the ''97- 98 season as a "worst-case scenario," but team co-Owner Roger Marino said the team will incur higher losses, according to Dave Molinari of the

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Penguins

05/07/98
OVITZ LABELED "MOTIVATED, BUT IMPATIENT" IN BID FOR NFL TEAM

Michael Ovitz, supported by a "high-powered collection of who''s who in Los Angeles, including Magic Johnson, Tom Cruise and Kevin Costner, put the NFL on notice this week that he''s ready to build a

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

05/07/98
EVERYTHING'S NOT AL-RIGHT: RAIDERS PSL SALES FALLING SHORT

The Raiders'' ticket agency has sold "fewer than" 50 new PSLs so far in ''98, "a fraction of what the agency''s chief is hoping to sell to offset" a $16M loss for Oakland and Alameda County, according

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders

05/07/98
REAL BASKETBALL, REAL LUXURY? THE BATTLE FOR CHAMIQUE BEGINS

At the ABL Draft on Tuesday, league CEO Gary Cavalli dismissed reports of second-class traveling accommodations for ABL players. He said he heard stories from players recruited by both the ABL and WNB

Tags: Cablevision, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Liberty, WNBA

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug