EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (Nasdaq:BGFV), a leading sporting goods retailer, today announced that Steven G. Miller, the Company's Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, and Barry D. Emerson, the Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the 16th Annual ICR XChange Conference, to be held on January 13-15, 2014, at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida.

The Big 5 Sporting Goods investor presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The audio portion of the presentation will be webcast at www.big5sportinggoods.com and archived for 30 days. 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 429 stores in 12 states under the "Big 5 Sporting Goods" name as of the end of the fiscal year ended December 29, 2013. 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 roller sports.
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