Foot Locker’s quest to regain momentum got a boost in the third quarter as the chain reported better than expected revenue and earnings. Net income totaled $102 million, or $0.81 per share, for the quarter ended October 28, compared with $157 million, or $1.17 per share in the year-ago period. Excluding charges, Foot Locker earned adjusted earnings of $.87 per share, more than analysts had expected. Total sales decreased 0.8%, to $1.87 billion, also better than expected. Same-store sales fell 3.7%.