It appears that Adidas (ADDDF) investors are no longer as concerned about the corruption scandal plaguing FIFA the governing body for soccer’s World Cup.Adidas is one of the main sponsors of FIFA and the World Cup. The men’s Copa America tournament will take place in United States later this summer. Adidas will have a chance to show off its soccer apparel at the Summer Olympics in Rio as well.And sales of cleats, balls and shin guards are still flying off the shelves.Adidas reported strong first quarter results on Wednesday, led by solid growth in its football (as in soccer) and running categories in North America, China and Europe.Several analysts boosted their earnings estimates and price targets for Adidas on Wednesday following the report.But Adidas does have one notable weak spot golf.Adidas said in its earnings report that it was looking to sell a big chunk of its golf business most notably its TaylorMade golf club division as well as Ashworth and Adams.Related: Adidas to open 3,000 new stores in ChinaThe company plans to hold onto the Adidas branded golf shoe and apparel business though.Nike and Under Armour have both bulked up their golf equipment and apparel divisions over the past few years.
We met our vessel at Chelsea Piers along with an assortment of other guests and set sail on a gorgeous Sunday morning. Other brunch lovers on our voyage ranged in age from retirees to infants. Young couples, big families, and in our case lifelong friends filled the boat and took their assigned seats.
You are in a bar and a guy comes to talk to you, you are immediately going to be freaked out and you don want to talk to them because they are drunk, says Melissa Ellard, 23, who uses Hinge and says she wouldn have gone on a date in the past six months were it not for the app. You are using the app, you get to look at their picture and see background information. You get to decide whether you want to continue it or not.
In the 1980s the City of Somerville started talks on a 20 year timeline for urban renovation. From there, city officials and residents fought over various uses for the space. Furniture retail giant IKEA came in, almost built there, and left. 27, 2008, written on it.That’s the day Florida lost 31 30 to Ole Miss and Tebow gave an emotional speech afterward promising to work harder than ever. UF went on to win the rest of its games and the national title that season.BRANTLEY THRIVING: Florida quarterbacks coach Scott Loeffler gave rave reviews for the work John Brantley has done so far in the preseason.”He’s doing a great job,” Loeffler said. “Every day our main objective is to go out there and get a little bit better.”TALLAHASSEE The wait for Damien Jacobs to officially become a Florida State Seminole will continue a while longer.Coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed that the defensive tackle recruit from Houma, La., will not enroll at FSU this semester but will head to East Mississippi Community College.The question now is: For how long?Jacobs has been waiting all summer to be cleared by the NCAA.