FEBRUARY 28, 2006 -- Euro Footwear Trade Still Concerned About Anti-Dumping Duties; Brooks Hires Ex-Nike Exec To Head Footwear Merchandising; CamelBak Products Hires CEO; Kirk Richardson Named New President Of Keen Footwear; Nike Suing Adidas For Patent Infringement; Adidas Mulls Over Response To Nike Suit; Former Puma Exec Lee Stock Passed Away. SHORTS: New Balance.

FEBRUARY 17, 2006 -- Profits Rise 23.3 Percent at The Sports Chalet; Fila Forms Running/Racquet Technology Alliance; Sof Sole Introduces Custom Memory Footbed; Timberland Introduces “Nutrition Labels”; Road Runner Sports Selects Scene7 On-Demand Rich Media Platform; Sprint and Bones in Motion Launch Mobile Fitness Application; ASICS Richard Bourne To Join SGMA's Board; Walking Co. Acquires Steve's Shoes. SHORTS: Moretz Sports; Inc.; Atsco Brands; Columbus Distance Classic; New York City Triathlon; Kangoo Jumps.

FEBRUARY 03, 2006 -- Stan Mavis named President of Sugoi; Fleet Feet Promotes Rowe And Pointer; Saucony Acquisition Pushes Strite Rite Into The Red; New Balance Reaches Centential Year; New Balance Denies NLC/CLW Allegations; The Sports Authority To Go Private; Nike's CEO Perez Resigns; Sof Sole Launches Women Footcare Accessory Line; SGMA Will Hold Two Shows. SHORTS: Boston Marathon, ING Miami Marathon; The Boston Triathlon.

Finish Line Seeing Strong 4Q
JANUARY 27, 2006 -- The Finish Line,'s comp-store sales through the first eight weeks of the 13-week 4Q have been at the top end of the range with product margin on plan.

Fleet Feet Plans 100 Stores by 2008
JANUARY 18, 2006 -- With 67 stores in 32 states, Fleet Feet Sports is back on the expansion trail after 18 months of focusing on back-end systems, including a state-of-the-art POS system and just-launched corporate Extranet.

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