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2017 News Releases

November 15, 2017 - Athletic Dealers of America & Nation's Best Sports Fall Athletic Market

August 28, 2017 - ADA & NBS Partner to Co-Locate Fall Athletic Market

July 5, 2017 - NFHS Announces Two Important Baseball Rule Changes; New Rules in Track and Field and Softball

February 8, 2017 - NFHS Approves Fee Increase in Authenticating Mark Program

January 31, 2017 - Finalized NOCSAE Standards for Football Helmets, Baseball and Lacrosse Chest Protectors Take Effect in 2018

2016 News Releases

December 1, 2016 - USA, Inc. Joins the Athletic Dealers of America 

November 1, 2016 - George's Sporting Goods Joins the Athletic Dealers of America

April 14, 2016 - Eleventh Annual Team Dealer Market

Feb. 10, 2016 - NSGA Applauds Senate for Pledging To Move Marketplace Fairness Act Forward

Jan. 8, 2016 - Image Apparel Solutions announces rebranding and new name for knitwear line

2015 News Releases

Dec. 23, 2015 - Mueller Sports Medicine Announces #NeedAHero Winner

Dec. 8, 2015 - Nike Signs Lebron James to Lifetime Deal

Oct. 29, 2015 - NSGA Applauds Introduction of PHIT Act in U.S. Senate and Urges Congress To Pass This Important Legislation

Sept. 10, 2015 - Step it Up! The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

Aug. 26, 2015 - Shock Doctor, McDavid Form United Sports Brands

Aug. 13, 2015 - High School Sports Participation Increases for 26th Consecutive Year

Aug. 3, 2015 - NSSRA Announces New POS Data Trend Reporting Partnership

July 31, 2015 - D&H Distributing to Exhibit at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Show August 5-8

June 8, 2015 - June is Great Outdoors Month™ 2015

May 27, 2015 - Hibbett Sports Sets Sights on Raising $100,000 for the American Heart Association

May 8, 2015 - Hibbett Sports Opens 1,000th Store

March 26, 2015 - Shock Doctor, McDavid Agree to Merger

March 23, 2015 - Wilson Acquires Louisville Slugger Brand

March 11, 2015 - Mueller Sports Medicine Recognized by NFL for Support of Professional Football Athletic Trainers

March 3, 2015 - Mizuno Expands Partnership with Back On My Feet

March 3, 2015 - Team Dealer Market Finds New Home in North Carolina

Jan. 8, 2015 - Bauer Hockey to Open First Retail Stores

Jan. 8, 2015 - Dick's Sporting Goods Voluntarily Recalls Fitness Gear Inversion Table

Jan. 5, 2015 - Mizuno USA Hires Mark Sheehan as VP of Running Product Management

2014 News Releases

Dec. 5, 2014 - Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX for Risk of Injury

Nov. 30, 2014 - TAG to Focus on Branded Products, No Longer Act as Buying Group

Nov. 12, 2014 - Stahls' Releases 2015 NHL Winter Classic Kits

Nov. 12, 2014 - Schutt Acquires Additional Adams USA Assets

Sept. 4, 2014 - John C. Clark Jr., of Clark's Sporting Goods, Passes Away

Aug. 20, 2014 - Football Jump Helps High School Participation Numbers Hit All-Time High

July 15, 2014 - Russell Athletic Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Little League Baseball

July 3, 2014 - GroupeSTAHL Appoints Chris Lawson as CEO

July 1, 2014 - Academy Sports + Outdoors Expands Headquarters

June 30, 2014 - Sport Chalet to be Acquired by Versa Capital's Vestis Retail Group

June 20, 2014 - Fleet Feet Introduces Experience 2.0 at National Franchise Conference

June 18, 2014 - Modell's to GO International

May 20, 2014 - President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Announces 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

May 16, 2014 - Athletic Dealers of America Moves Into New Headquarters

May 6, 2014 - Sport Chalet Celebrates 55 Years in Business With Look at Fitness Trends

March 15, 2014 - Mizuno Will Open New Distribution Center in 2015

March 1, 2014 - TaylorMade-adidas Golf Makes Commitment to PGA Junior League Golf

February 27, 2014 - NFL player Matt Elam Takes Off-Season Job at The Finish Line

February 21, 2014 - Hibbett's Joins Athletic Dealers of America

February 15, 2014 - Mueller Sports Medicine Signs Tennis Star Rafael Nadal to Endorsement Deal