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May 24, 2016

Sports Authority going-out-of-business sale starts this weekend

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A Sports Authority store location at the Liberty Tree Mall in Danvers, Massachusetts.

While many people will be heading to the shore or attending barbecues this weekend, a smarter idea may be to take a ride to your nearest Sports Authority.

According to, the company will kick off a huge going-out-of-business sale this weekend. The sale is expected to run through August, the show's hosts noted. 

News of Sports Authority's plan to close all 463 of its stores comes a few months after the company reportedly filed for bankruptcy protection.

Its attempts to restructure its debt have since failed, forcing its closure.

Watch the video of the sale announcement at