Monthly Archives: July 2012

Save 25% Plus Free Shipping at Road Runner Sports

July 30, 2012

The Road Runner Sports VIP Appreciation promotion kicks off on July 29 and runs through August 8, 2012. Current VIP members and joining VIP members will have the opportunity to save 25% + free shipping on most items during VIP Appreciation. Click the banner below!

New Play It Again Sports Store in Westmont

July 29, 2012

The journey of a couple who have known each other since becoming high school sweethearts has led them to owning their own business based on their love of sports and fitness.

Downers Grove residents and couple Mike Barofsky and Jill McCook recently opened the new Play It Again sporting goods store at 223 W. Ogden Ave. in Westmont, where they share their knowledge and love of sports with their customers on a daily basis.

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New Sports Store: Pegasus Sporting Goods

July 19, 2012

Pegasus Sporting Goods

Pegasus Sporting Goods opened on July 7th at 317 South Avenue W Westfield in New Jersey. This is the third location and a different name than the current Hooked on Soccer stores.

The store offers everything for the soccer enthusiast including soccer balls, cleats, apparel, shin guards, bags, accessories and more. Check out their website today!

Pegasus will be open Monday-Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

New Sports Store: Sewickley Sporting Goods

July 17, 2012

Sewickley Sporting Goods

Sewickley Sporting Goods

Sewickley Sporting Goods, a new store located at 417 Beaver St Swickley, PA was recently opened by Kevin Santelli. The retail store carries a variety of merchandise, from running shoes, lacrosse gear, baseball and field hockey equipment. Their phone number is 412-749-9949 and their store hours are 10-5 Monday through Saturday; 10-7 on Wednesday; closed Sunday.

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NFL Shop Dedicated to the Players

July 15, 2012

The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) announced the launch of NFLPA Shop, a new online store featuring authentic merchandise of more than 1,800 NFL players. The NFLPA’s e-commerce site went live On July 11 and is located at

Shop from jerseys to collectibles, check this site out for officially licensed products for all of the top NFL players. Consumers of the NFLPA’s official online store have access to a full catalog of updated autographed memorabilia and player hard and soft goods, including apparel, headwear, gifts, novelties, home decor and unique collectibles.

Shock Doctor Acquires Cutters Gloves

July 9, 2012

From Shock Doctor Press Release:

Shock Doctor®, the number one mouthguard company in the world and leading innovator of performance-driven sports protection gear, announced today that it has acquired Cutters Gloves. The acquisition is a highly strategic move, with Cutters position as an authentic leader in cutting edge, high-quality sports gloves, aligning perfectly with Shock Doctor’s leadership position.

“Shock Doctor brings the most innovative and highest quality technology and materials to the market across all of our product lines. Cutters shares these values and their C-TACK technology is superior to any other grip technology on the market. Cutters is a perfect addition to the Shock Doctor product portfolio and serious athletes around the world recognize Cutters Gloves as the best ” says Tony Armand, CEO, Shock Doctor.

Further Armand adds “We are very excited to own a brand that has had such strong stewardship from its founders, Jeff and Laura Beraznik. We are fortunate that both will continue to be involved in the business going forward, as we plan to continue operating both companies as business as usual.”

“We could not have asked for a better partner to take the Cutters’ business to the next level than Tony and his team at Shock Doctor,” said Jeff Beraznik of Cutters Gloves. “Their commitment to innovation and quality aligns with the vision we have always had for Cutters. Their reputation and position in the market, as well as their growing global distribution, will be a huge benefit to the brand going forward.”

New Sporting Goods Store Openings

July 5, 2012

Dunham’s Sports opens a new store at the Schuylkill Mall at 830 Schuylkill Mall Rd. in PA on Friday, June 30th. The 58,000-square-foot sports store features a variety of items from departments such as team sports, outdoors, hunting, bikes, golf and more. Regular hours will be 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Hibbett Sporting Goods, plans to open a store in Titusville Florida on July 28 at 3055 Columbia Blvd., Suite C104, in the Crossroads Marketplace. Hibbitt’s has more than 800 sporting goods stores in small to mid sized markets, most of them in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest.

Nike Surpasses $2 Billion in Soccer Sales

July 1, 2012

Nike Inc. (NKE), the world’s largest sporting-goods maker, says its soccer business generated sales of more than $2 billion for the first time as it takes advantage of increasing interest in the sport in the U.S. and Asia.

Nike, which said soccer sales rose 14 percent for the year ended May 31, has been battling the market leader Adidas AG (ADS) for supremacy in the world’s most popular sport. Nike, based in Beaverton, Oregon, got $1.8 billion in soccer sales last year. Total revenue rose 16 percent to $24 billion this year.

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