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Apr 26, 2016, 14:30 ET Academy Sports + Outdoors opens third distribution center located in Cookeville, Tenn.

Academy Sports + Outdoors opened its newest distribution center in Cookeville, Tenn. The 1.6 million square foot facility is the company's third...


Feb 29, 2016, 12:35 ET Academy Sports + Outdoors kicks off newly-formed partnership with Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash with free player appearance

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


Nov 11, 2015, 07:01 ET Academy Sports + Outdoors announces continued Thanksgiving Day store closure and Black Friday plans

Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced its plans for the upcoming...


Sep 29, 2015, 10:55 ET Academy Sports + Outdoors Names J.K. Symancyk President and CEO

 Academy, Ltd. d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors ("Academy"), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, named James Kevin "J.K." Symancyk...


Jul 01, 2015, 06:30 ET Academy Sports + Outdoors to open 200th store

 Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer committed to offering everyday low prices,...


Jun 02, 2015, 14:26 ET Academy Sports + Outdoors Announces Succession Planning

 Academy, Ltd. d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors ("Academy"), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, announced that it will begin the...


Apr 13, 2015, 09:00 ET Academy Sports + Outdoors announces multi-year partnership with the St. Louis Cardinals

Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced a new multi-year partnership...


Feb 04, 2015, 11:31 ET Academy Sports + Outdoors announces multi-year partnership with Orlando City Soccer Club in time for March 6 store openings

 Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a $4 billion, premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, entered into a multi-year...


Nov 05, 2014, 10:30 ET Academy Sports + Outdoors announces its continued Thanksgiving Day store closure, early Black Friday events, and 5 a.m. opening Black Friday

 Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a $4 billion in sales premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced its...


Aug 08, 2014, 11:30 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...