• DoorDash and DICK’S Sporting Goods Partner for On-Demand Retail Delivery
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    DoorDash and DICK’S Sporting Goods Partner for On-Demand Retail Delivery

    New partnership offers consumers convenient, on-demand access to sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear Today, we are excited to announce a partnership with DICK’S Sporting Goods, the leading U.S. omnichannel retailer that serves athletes and outdoor enthusiasts, to offer on-demand delivery from more than 700 stores across 47 states, including Washington D.C. DICK’S Sporting Goods is DoorDash’s first sporting goods and apparel retail partner for on-demand delivery.  DICK’S Sporting Goods is available on the DoorDash marketplace to offer an incredible selection of products like sports equipment, apparel, or seasonal specific needs. Consumers can now purchase DICK’S Sporting Goods products directly on the DoorDash app, offering members and non-members alike convenient…

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  • Vista Outdoor Announces Plan to Separate its Outdoor Products and Sporting Products Segments Into Two Independent, Publicly-Traded Companies
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    Vista Outdoor Announces Plan to Separate its Outdoor Products and Sporting Products Segments Into Two Independent, Publicly-Traded Companies

    Creates Two Market-Leading, Highly-Focused Companies Chris Metz to Continue as CEO of Vista Outdoor Until Separation; Following Separation Will be Appointed CEO of Outdoor Products Jason Vanderbrink to Continue to Lead Sporting Products and to be Appointed CEO Following Separation Separation Expected to be Completed in Calendar Year 2023 Separately Announced Q4 and FY 2022 Financial Results; Company to Host Conference Call at 9:00 a.m. ET ANOKA, Minn., May 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vista Outdoor Inc. (“Vista”, the “Company” or “we”) (NYSE: VSTO) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to separate its Outdoor Products and Sporting Products segments into two independent, publicly-traded companies. The…

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  • A letter from The Sporting News on the Shane Warne you don’t know
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    A letter from The Sporting News on the Shane Warne you don’t know

    Tom Hall, CEO and one of the owners of Sporting News, knew Shane Warne like few others. Friday began completely normally. Breakfast with my family and helping my youngest with her online schooling. With that done, I wandered up the hill in the late-morning sunshine to catch up with Warney, Neo, Gaz and Fred who had arrived at the resort the night before. Anybody that knew Shane knew his warmth, his caring, his incredible sense of humour, his laugh, the twinkle in his eye and that glare from those glowing, unnaturally white teeth.  After a big hug and a “G’day”, we settle in around the outdoor dining table and the banter…

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    Shohei Ohtani is the 2021 Sporting News Athlete of the Year

    Choosing an Athlete of the Year is often a daunting task. There’s just so much to consider: Which criteria do you use? Stats? Leadership? Off-field accomplishments? All? None? A subjective mix? And then, which stats matter most? Which ones are most impressive? Which sport presents the toughest challenges for its participants? Those are among the questions that require scrutiny most years, and they often produce hours of intense thought and debate. But other times, the answer is so clear that it seems silly to keep talking. 2021 was one of those years, and it’s all because of Shohei Ohtani. What the norm-slaying, jaw-dropping, quasi-superhero unanimous AL MVP did this year for the Angels, and…

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    Student-athletes, coaches required to wear masks at indoor sporting events | Connecticut News

    HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The Connecticut Department of Public Health upgraded its guidance for local school athletic events. (Photo provided by MGN) The announcement was made Wednesday night. Due to the number of COVID-19 cases in the state, state health officials now require all athletes, coaches, and officials wear face coverings at indoor sporting events, regardless of their vaccination status. The changed guidance  went into effect on Thursday. Initially, the DPH recently made the decision to allow fully vaccinated athletes the option to not wear a mask during indoor sports competitions; given the the Omicron variant and the uptick in COVID-19 cases however, the guidance was changed. The changed mask…

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