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Encyclopedia > The Sports Authority

The Sports Authority is the America's largest sporting goods full line sporting goods retailer. The company is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. It operates approximately 400 stores in 45 U.S. states under The Sports Authority┬« names. Total sales for the fiscal year ending January 29, 2005 were $2.44 billion. Image File history File links Sports_Authority_Logo. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... Sports equipment includes any object used for sport or exercise. ... Englewood is the name of some places in the United States of America: Englewood, Colorado Englewood, Florida Englewood, New Jersey Englewood, Ohio Englewood, Tennessee Differently spelled but easy to confuse with these is Inglewood, California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 8th 104,185 sq mi  269 837 km² 280 miles  451 km 380 miles  612 km 0. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Gart Sports, which also operated Oshman's and Sportmart, completed a merger with The Sports Authority on August 4, 2003. The combined company took The Sports Authority name. With the merger, each share of The Sports Authority was exchanged with 0.37 shares of Gart Sports which gave investors in each about 50% of the new merchant. The new comany is based in Englewood, Colorado, which was home of Gart Sports. In May 2006, all 400 stores operated under the Sports Authority banner. August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The company's e-tailing website (located at thesportsauthority.com), is operated by GSI Commerce, Inc. under license and e-commerce agreements. In addition, a joint venture with AEON Co., Ltd. operates "The Sports Authority" stores in Japan under a licensing agreement.


External links

  • Official website
  • 10-K filing, containing merger information

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