"James has been a very valuable and loyal employee, and has played an important role in SportsLine's success from the beginning," said Kenneth Sanders, senior vice president and chief financial officer of SportsLine USA. "As we continue to grow, we expect James in his new role to continue to be an important contributor to SportsLine."
Prior to joining SportsLine USA, Cline was the chief financial officer of Penta Press, Inc. in Miami. He also worked in finance for Hilton Hotels after beginning his career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen. Cline holds a BBA degree from the University of Texas at El Paso, where he dual majored in accounting and management.
About SportsLine USA, Inc.
SportsLine USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLN) is a leading Internet-based sports media company that provides branded, interactive information and programming as well as merchandise to sports enthusiasts worldwide. The publisher of CBS SportsLine (http://cbs.sportsline.com), SportsLine USA's content includes more than 400,000 pages of multimedia sports information, entertainment and merchandise, covering all major professional, collegiate and international sports with exclusive content from sports teams, organizations and superstars such as Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods and Shaquille O'Neal. The Sports Store (www.TheSportsStore.com) is SportsLine USA's electronic commerce arena offering a unique collection of sports-related merchandise, memorabilia and licensed products. In 1998, the Company acquired two golf-related properties, GolfWeb (www.golfweb.com) the Internet's premier golf site, and International Golf Outlet (www.igogolf.com), a leading Internet retailer of fine golf products and equipment. SportsLine USA was founded in 1994, and its flagship Internet sports service was renamed CBS SportsLine in March of 1997 as part of an exclusive five-year promotional and content agreement with CBS Sports, that has been extended through 2006.
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