The Finish Line Inc.

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The Finish Line Inc. The Finish Line Inc., 3308 N. Mitthoeffer Road, Indianapolis,, is a specialty retailer of brand-name athletic and leisure footwear, activewear and accessories. For the quarter ended Aug. 30, the company reported net income of $13.1 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, on $353.3 million in revenue. Those totals compare with a net loss of $1.8 million, or 4 cents per diluted share, on $340 million in revenue in the same period a year earlier. The company’s shares trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol FINL. Information for Proxy Corner was taken from Bloomberg News and from the company’s proxy statement dated June 17, 2008.

VALUE 10/24/08 5/25/07

Shares of common stock outstanding 54.89 million 42.6 million Market value of one common share $6.62 $12.45 Market value of common stock $363.4 million $530.2 million


Alan H. Cohen Larry J. Sablosky

Number of common shares: 2,168,794 (B) Number of common shares: 1,148,242 (B) Percentage of common shares: 42.2 (B) Percentage of common shares: 22.3 (B)

David I. Klapper Genesco Inc.

Number of common shares: 1,824,300 (B) Number of common shares: 6,518,971 (A) Percentage of common shares: 35.5 (B) Percentage of common shares: 13.1


Total ’07 Salary Stock and All other compensation Bonus option grants (1) pay (2) % change (3)

Alan H. Cohen $1,243,250 $593,000 $639,950 $10,300 -10% chairman, CEO $0

Glenn S. Lyon $1,169,000 $468,000 $512,750 $168,250 10% president $20,000

Steven J. Schneider $1,004,042 $406,000 $427,950 $145,092 13% COO $25,000

Gary D. Cohen $789,830 $307,000 $343,150 $114,680 31% EVP, general counsel $25,000

Kevin S. Wampler $752,600 $280,000 $343,150 $104,450 38% EVP, CFO $25,000

(1) Grant date fair value of stock and options awards, as calculated in company’s proxy statement in its grant of plan-based awards table.

(2) Includes non-equity incentive plan compensation, above-market or preferential earnings on deferred compensation and all other annual compensation.

(3) Percentage increase or decrease in executive’s total compensation vs. previous year.


Alan H. Cohen, 61 Bill Kirkendall, 54

Occupation: Chairman and CEO of the company Occupation: Partner in D.A. Weinbring Golf Number of common shares: 92,000 (A); Resources Group and Golf Resources Inc.; 2,168,794 (B) CEO of Pure Motion Inc. Previous year: 79,500 (A); 2,168,794 (B) Other directorships: Pure Motion Inc. Number of common shares: 0 David I. Klapper, 59 Previous year: 19,000 (A) Occupation: Senior executive vice president of the company William P. Carmichael, 64 Number of common shares: 1,824,300 (B) Occupation: Retired Previous year: 1,824,300 (B) Other directorships: Spectrum Brands., Cobra Electronics Corp., Simmons Co. Larry J. Sablosky, 59 Number of common shares: 4,000 (A) Occupation: Senior executive vice president of Previous year: 34,000 (A) the company Number of common shares: 41,500 (A); Catherine A. Langham, 50 1,148,242 (B) Occupation: Co-founder, president and CEO of Previous year: 41,500 (A); 1,148,242 (B) Langham Logistics Inc. Number of common shares: 800 (A) Jeffrey H. Smulyan, 61 Previous year: 6,000 Occupation: Chairman, president and CEO of Emmis Communications Corp. Number of common shares: 0 Previous year: 58,000 (A)

Steve Goldsmith, 61

Occupation: professor and director of the Innovations in American Government Program at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University Other directorships: CapitalSource Infrastructure Finance Number of common shares: 0 Previous year: 24,000 (A)

All officers and directors as a group (16 people) control 917,283 of the company’s Class A shares, or 1.86 percent, and 5,141,336 of the company’s Class B shares, or 100 percent.Those totals compare with 1,412,457 Class A shares, or 3.3 percent, and 5,141,336 Class B shares, or 100 percent, controlled by 16 insiders the previous year.

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