EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (Nasdaq:BGFV), a leading sporting goods retailer, will announce third quarter fiscal 2010 financial results on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, after the market close. The Company also will hold a conference call and audio webcast to discuss these results and provide additional comments and details. 

The conference call and audio webcast is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. Pacific (5:00 p.m. EDT) on November 2, 2010. The webcast also will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.big5sportinggoods.com . The webcast will be archived and accessible on the same website for 30 days following the call. Visitors to the website should select the "Investor Relations" link to access the webcast.

About Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation

Big 5 is a leading sporting goods retailer in the western United States, operating 393 stores in 12 states under the "Big 5 Sporting Goods" name. Big 5 provides a full-line product offering in a traditional sporting goods store format that averages 11,000 square feet. Big 5's product mix includes athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, as well as a broad selection of outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, snowboarding and in-line skating.
CONTACT:  Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation          Barry Emerson, Sr. Vice President and           Chief Financial Officer          (310) 536-0611          ICR, Inc.          John Mills, Senior Managing Director          (310) 954-1105