Sports Authority

American sporting goods retailer

Sports Authority was an American sports retailer. It operated 463 stores in 45 States and Puerto Rico. It was founded in 1987. On March 2, 2016, The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and the case was converted to Chapter 7 a few months later. On May 18, 2016, the company announced that all of the stores would close by the end of August 2016.