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Olympia Sports To Close Remaining 35 Stores - Team Insight

Olympia Sports To Close Remaining 35 Stores. August 4, 2022. By. Michael Jacobsen.

New England Retail Shifts Again with Olympia Sports’ Liquidation - Footwear Insight

New England Retail Shifts Again with Olympia Sports’ Liquidation. July 27, 2022. By. Bob McGee.

What Caused Olympia Sports’ Demise - Footwear Insight

What Caused Olympia Sports’ Demise. September 21, 2022. By. Bob McGee. Share: Sporting goods chain.

Rapid Fire with JackRabbit’s Bill Kirkendall - Footwear Insight

Share: Bill Kirkendall, CEO of active retailer JackRabbit Sports, is bullish on the specialty channel.

Olympia Sports Closing 76 Stores Following JackRabbit Purchase - Team Insight

Olympia Sports Closing 76 Stores Following JackRabbit Purchase. January 9, 2020. By. Michael Jacobsen.

In The News: Olympia Sports, Grassroots Outdoor Alliance, OOFOS, Exos, Puma - Footwear Insight

In The News: Olympia Sports, Grassroots Outdoor Alliance, OOFOS, Exos, Puma. January 18, 2023. By. Cara Griffin. &.

JackRabbit Parent Acquires Shoes.com from Walmart - Footwear Insight

Share: CriticalPoint Capital, the Manhattan Beach, CA-based private equity firm whose investment portfolio includes the JackRabbit specialty run chain and Maine-based Olympia Sports

Nike Reportedly To Stop Selling To More Sporting Goods Accounts - Team Insight

Share: Most team dealers not called BSN Sports will know the feeling of losing Nike as a vendor as the shoe brand continues its oft-stated strategy to rely more on its own direct-to-consumer

Fleet Feet Acquiring JackRabbit from PE Firm - Footwear Insight

Actions included the Jan. 2020 purchase of Olympia Sports where it retained half of the Northeast chain’s 150 doors and the Jan. 2021 merger of Shoes.com (which it acquired from Walmart

The World’s Game - Team Insight

inclusion – along with baseball – at the Tokyo Summer Olympics.

Olympic Movement - Team Insight

The bad news is that for some reason the two sports (considered one sport by the IOC) didn’t make the cut for inclusion in the 2024 Olympics in Paris and could be replaced by the likes

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New professional leagues coupled with Olympics exposure will drive volleyball participation growth. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/K.M. Klemencic from Hudson, Ohio). By.

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Flag Football @ 2028 LA Olympics. Olympic Dreams Come True.

Keeping Score - sportstyle

Flag Football @ 2028 LA Olympics. Olympic Dreams Come True.

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For most sports fans of a certain age, their first exposure to wrestling and one of the sport’s most indelible images can be traced back to the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich when American

Mat Tales - Team Insight

Share: For most sports fans of a certain age, their first exposure to wrestling and one of the sport’s most indelible images can be traced back to the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich

Grappling with COVID - Team Insight

sport in a time when social distancing is a mantra.

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Overall, things are really shaping up in a big way for female team sports in 2024, most notably with the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics.

Skims Is Official Underwear of the U.S. Olympic Team - Team Insight

Olympic Team. July 15, 2021. By. Michael Jacobsen.

Team Sports Added to 2028 Olympics - Team Insight

Team Sports Added to 2028 Olympics. October 19, 2023. By. Michael Jacobsen.

Digging It - Team Insight

Share: The enthusiasm around women’s volleyball is contagious, particularly at the high school level, and the sport shows no signs of a slowdown.

Nike, USA Gymnastics Partner - Team Insight

USA Gymnastics reported that this is the largest contract in terms of annual and total value for the national governing body, running through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

The Bank Shots - Team Insight

Basketball prepares to leverage the Olympic Games to boost participation and sales. By.

NFL Pushes For Flag Football In Olympics - Team Insight

NFL Pushes For Flag Football In Olympics. May 5, 2022. By. Michael Jacobsen.

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Although lacrosse won’t be included in the 2024 Paris Olympics, it will return to the 2028 Games in Los Angeles as North America’s first sport is now played in nearly 100 countries

Pin-Interest - Team Insight

Share: Once strictly a male sport, wrestling is being embraced by growing numbers of females and the sport’s governing bodies, product manufacturers and team dealers are eager to keep

Seven Former Standout High School Athletes Headline 2021 Class of National High School Hall of Fame - Team Insight

gold in the Olympics: Karyn Bye of Wisconsin, Maicel.

Mizuno Partners With Volleyball World - Team Insight

Mizuno has been a part of Volleyball World’s portfolio of global partners since 2022, with the brand able to strengthen its position in the global market by connecting with the sport

Girls Take Over the Mats - Team Insight

“It is now a revenue sport as people are paying to come watch the girls wrestle.”

NFL Making Flag Football Push - Team Insight

online by Rob Maaddi, the NFL may be the sport’s biggest cheerleader.

Box Score - Team Insight

Despite the nationwide shutdown of sports, there were a few states that actually conducted and completed a high school fast-pitch softball season.

BSN Enters Two Partnerships - Team Insight

Share: As 2023 draws to a close BSN Sports remains active with two recently announced new partnerships. • First, although it’s not a sport for which team dealers sell a lot of equipment

Adidas Adjusts to Changing Landscape - Footwear Insight

Share: The global COVID-19 pandemic, the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics and rising digital movement have pushed the Three Stripes to make changes to its business approach.

From 10 To 1 The Year in Team Sports - Team Insight

in the U.S. now sponsor a varsity girls’ wrestling program. • Since 2004, women’s wrestling has been a recognized Olympic sport. 6.

Special Order - Team Insight

Enter the specialty sports, In the modern team sports world more sports are played throughout the year by athletes who become sport-specific specialists at a young age and maintain

Track Star Allyson Felix Launches Her Own Brand - Footwear Insight

Share: The most decorated women’s Track & Field Olympian in history, Allyson Felix, has launched her own lifestyle brand called Saysh.

Keeping Score - Team Insight

Flag Football @ 2028 LA Olympics. Olympic Dreams Come True.

Obituary: Jim Easton, 88 - Team Insight

Easton was the second-generation owner of the sports equipment company that was started by his father James D.

Big Pickleball Moves: Onix With PPA and Franklin With USA Pickleball - Team Insight

Share: Who says pickleball is just a sport for ex-tennis players, retirees and school kids?

Beyond the Buzz - sportstyle

Share: In recent years, pickleball has emerged as one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States and around the world.

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And now, for the first time in history, USA Basketball will have four teams compete at the Olympics, including women’s 5-on-5 and 3x3. And, according to. Renee Felton. , of.

Fanatics Is Key Retailer for 2028 LA Olympics - Team Insight

Fanatics Is Key Retailer for 2028 LA Olympics. September 15, 2022. By. Michael Jacobsen.

Sticking To It - Team Insight

“The Women’s World Championship will be a great opportunity to celebrate the growth of the game internationally and provide visibility for the sport,” she says.

Varsity Spirit Founder Stepping Down, Headed to International Cheer Union - Team Insight

Share: Jeff Webb, the man credited with helping to grow the sport of cheerleading in America in his role as founder and chairman of Varsity Spirit, is stepping away from the company

ASICS Partners With BSN Sports for Youth Sports Contest - Team Insight

ASICS Partners With BSN Sports for Youth Sports Contest. February 16, 2023. By. Michael Jacobsen.

Holding Serve - Team Insight

Highlights included the debut of a professional league in February, a gold medal sweep in the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games and a record-setting NCAA championship in December.

Report Shows Positive Team Sports Trends - Team Insight

Report Shows Positive Team Sports Trends. January 5, 2023. By. Michael Jacobsen. Share: Things are looking up in the world of team sports, according to the 2022 U.S.

SFIA’s Report Shows Americans’ Inactivity Rate Declining - Team Insight

Across the seven sports categories tracked by SFIA, water sports saw the largest year-over-year increase in participation at 2.3 percent, followed closely behind by outdoor sports with

Fast Pitching In - Team Insight

That’s probably why fast-pitch is such an ideal example of a true team sport and why team dealers enjoy selling it.

Steelo Sports Is First Black-Owned Glove Brand in Olympics - Team Insight

Steelo Sports Is First Black-Owned Glove Brand in Olympics. August 5, 2021. By. Michael Jacobsen.

Return to the Mat - Team Insight

Share: For insight into the state of wrestling as the 2022-23 season winds down, it is best to turn to someone on the front lines of the sport.

Slam Dunk - Team Insight

And because this is an Olympic year, there is lots of potential for substantial growth opportunities, particularly due to the addition of 3X3 competition.

NJCAA Adds Four More Emerging Sports - Team Insight

NJCAA Adds Four More Emerging Sports. Photo courtesy of USA Cheer. January 21, 2021. By. Michael Jacobsen.

Covering All Bases - Team Insight

Dixie Diamond Sports. “Ban parents from games!”. Cringe-worthy outbursts aside, most of the grown-ups who are actually running things are doing right by the sports.

BSN Sports Acquires Nill Bros. Sports, Longstreth Sports - Team Insight

BSN Sports Acquires Nill Bros. Sports, Longstreth Sports. The Longstreth Sports retail barn in Spring, City PA. March 5, 2020. By. Michael Jacobsen.

Team Sports Returning to Pre-Pandemic Levels - Team Insight

They are the future of team sports.

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“And internationally, the sport received a huge boost with the announcement recently of flag football as an Olympic sport for men and women at the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles,” the

Bright Diamonds - Team Insight

Coming off of two highlights from the fast-pitch softball calendar in 2021 – the return of the Women’s College World Series in May and the return of Olympic softball last August – dealers

Roaring Back - Team Insight

This iteration could be vital to the sport’s health for the next few years.

California Makes Girls’ Flag HS Sport - Team Insight

California Makes Girls’ Flag HS Sport. March 16, 2023. By. Michael Jacobsen.