Sports authority

MarketWatch  May 9  Comment 
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity believe Dick’s Sporting Goods could acquire as many as 180 stores from The Sports Authority’s liquidation.
Motley Fool  May 5  Comment 
Dick's Sporting Goods has reportedly submitted a letter of interest in buying the assets of Sports Authority. Would a deal be good for business?
Wall Street Journal  May 3  Comment 
Sports Authority, which filed for bankruptcy protection in March, expects “substantial parties” to make offers for all “or at least major portions” of its operations.  May 2  Comment 
Sports Authority drops plans to reorganize, now eyes bankruptcy sale that could close most if not all remaining stores.
Forbes  Apr 30  Comment 
Say goodbye to Sports Authority  Apr 29  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Struggling sporting goods retailer Sports Authority has decided to cease operations and close all of its 464 stores, just a month after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with more than $1 billion in debt. The Englewood,...
Motley Fool  Apr 26  Comment 
It might be easy to blame the online retail king for the woes of the broader retail industry, but sporting-goods stores have even more to overcome to succeed in today's market.
MarketWatch  Apr 26  Comment 
Sports Authority to liquidate after reorganization attempt fails


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As the #2 US sporting goods chain by sales, after Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS), The Sports Authority sells sports equipment, general merchandise, shoes, bikes, and apparel, with a focus on premium brands. The company's 2003 merger with Gart Sports (owner of the Sportmart and Oshman's chains) marked a major consolidation in the sporting goods retail industry with the merged company coming out on top. Senior managers of The Sports Authority together with an investor group led by Leonard Green & Partners took the company private in 2006. [1]

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