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Aug 08, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors to add distribution center in Tennessee

 Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, will open a distribution center in...

Jul 29, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors to enter Orlando, Fla. market with four new stores in 2015; brings 500 new jobs

 Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, announced it will open four stores in the...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:04 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors to open third Baton Rouge area store in Denham Springs, La.; renews partnership with New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers

Academy Sports + Outdoors (Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced it will open a store in Denham Springs,...

Jul 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors to open first store in Denton, TX and extends partnership with the Dallas Cowboys

Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, announced that it will open a new store in Denton, TX...

Jul 08, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors to enter Louisville with three stores

 Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced a third planned Louisville-area...

Jun 24, 2014, 08:05 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors renews partnerships with Univ. of Alabama and Auburn Univ.

 Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced the renewal of its multi-year...

Jun 24, 2014, 07:05 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors to open second Columbia, S.C. store and extends partnership with Univ. of South Carolina

Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, announced it will add a second store in Columbia,...

Mar 26, 2014, 09:18 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors extends partnership with Atlanta Braves ahead of Opening Day and announces two new stores in Atlanta area

Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced the renewal of its multi-year...

Mar 19, 2014, 12:10 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors continues its Midwest expansion

 Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced its continued Midwestern...

Sep 24, 2013, 12:05 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors to open first Memphis store Sept. 27 and announces multi-year partnership with Univ. of Memphis

Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, will open its first Memphis-area store on Sept. 27,...

Aug 20, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors inks multi-year partnerships with University of Florida and Florida State University Athletics

Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced multi-year agreements with the...

Aug 01, 2013, 12:10 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors signs new multi-year deals with University of Kansas, Kansas State University and University of Missouri

Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced multi-year partnerships with the...

Jul 23, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors signs new multi-year deals with the University of North Carolina Tar Heels and Carolina Panthers

 Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced multi-year partnerships with the...

May 16, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Texas-based Academy Sports + Outdoors expands in home state with a new location and renovation in Corpus Christi area

Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer based in Katy, TX, today announced that it will expand...

Mar 26, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors enters Kansas City with two new locations opening this summer and a new multi-year deal with the Kansas City Royals

 Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced that it will open two new stores...

Jan 29, 2013, 10:23 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors announces celebrity athlete lineup for its five-day "Party for the People" at local New Orleans stores

 Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy) kicks off its "Party for the People" today with the announcement of celebrity athlete appearances...

Oct 26, 2012, 18:56 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors apologizes to Houston Astros fans, the Astros organization and Major League Baseball

Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy) today apologizes to the Houston Astros fans, the Astros organization and Major League Baseball as a...

Jun 07, 2011, 09:00 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors Becomes a Multi-Channel Retailer with the Launch of its eCommerce Website

Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy) is excited to announce the launch of its online shopping – academy.com. "Our customers have...

Mar 29, 2011, 07:00 ET

Retail Store Academy Sports + Outdoors Enters the Atlanta Market

Today, Academy Sports + Outdoors, a southeast-based sports and outdoors lifestyle retail chain, announced that it will debut its first store in...

Jan 25, 2011, 08:00 ET
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Academy Sports + Outdoors Partners With Hall of Fame Running Back Emmitt Smith in Advance of The Big Game in Dallas

Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy) is excited to announce that it has reached an agreement to partner with Hall of Fame running back Emmitt...