“The strong gross margin and operating income recovery experienced at Lids and Schuh offset some impact of the significant fashion rotation at Journeys. January markdown and other assumptions proved to be conservative and we benefitted from a number of year end items that contributed to the EPS beat as well. Year over year operating income was down, but EPS improved due to share buybacks and a lower tax rate,” Dennis said..
“There are 72 million people who can turn on the television and watch,” McCarney said. “Are they turning it on to check out the Mean Green? Hell, no. They are turning it on to see if LSU looks like a national championship contender, but we are on the other side of the white lines, so the nation can see us and who are and how we play and if we are going to be a story this year.”.
I think our two interests lined up. I think this is a place he wanted to be.”Preller and manager Andy Green said the Padres knew all along they’d have to add players via free agency or trades.”From our standpoint he’s a piece that fits for us now and for the future,” Preller said. “He kind of complements what we build.”He fits in perfectly,” Green said.
He didn’t disclose the nature of the offenses. The players association has] opposed strongly urinalysis as a violation of privacy. Klein said he would recommend “immediate suspension” for drug violators but would take no further action against the eight Chargers.
Will wants to see you.’ I was upset and quickly inquired. Will said, ‘You’re through.’ ‘Through?’ I yelled. ‘But why?’ My father put his hands on my shoulder pads, looked in my eyes and said, ‘Because I love you.'”. Johnny Lujack, ConnellsvilleThe legacy of great Pennsylvania quarterbacks begins with Johnny Lujack, who was raised in Connellsville, which is in the western part of the state. Lujack had a stellar college career at Notre Dame, winning the Heisman Trophy in 1947. He did not have a long NFL career, but he did play four years for the Chicago Bears before retiring in 1951.5.
Minnesota’s coaching staff is looking for three players to crank their respective games up a notch DT John Randle, MLB Ed McDaniel, and OLB Dwayne Rudd. The continued lethargic play of this trio is making the Vikings a fairly easy team to run the ball against, as Tampa’s Mike Alstott proved last week with 95 yards on 23 carries. If the Chiefs can keep them off balance with the combination of Richardson and RB Donnell Bennet, the Vikings will have a tough time getting their offense on the field..