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DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration in Coral Springs, FL

Special Appearance Saturday by Chris "Birdman" Andersen

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, invites Coral Springs to a three-day grand opening celebration, Friday, August 22 through Sunday, August 24, at its new The Plaza at Coral Springs location (8921 W. Atlantic Avenue). The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday.  

DICK'S will host several giveaways, including a free Reebok Play Dry® T-Shirt (first 100 people in line on Friday), and a free Mystery Gift Card from $5 to $500 (first 100 adults in line on Saturday and Sunday). Guests in line early will get a chance to open the DICK'S Sporting Goods Gift Locker at 7:45 a.m. on Friday and Saturday and 8:45 a.m. on Sunday.*  

"Addictive Fishing" host Blair Wiggins will make an in-store appearance on Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. On Saturday, Miami Heat player Chris "Birdman" Andersen will make an in-store appearance from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.**

"We're excited to be joining Coral Springs with the opening of our newest location," said Lauren Hobart, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "We look forward to offering the finest quality products and highest level of customer service to the community."

The new store, offering over 40 in-store services by DICK'S certified PROS in sports and outdoor specialties such as bike, golf and fishing, is the retailer's 29th store in Florida and its 575th nationwide.    

Visit DICKS.com/CoralSprings for details.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one t-shirt, mystery gift card and/or gift locker combination per person, per day. Must be 18+ for gift card and gift locker promotions. See store for details.

**Wristband required for autograph.  Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of event only.  Limit one per person.  See store for details.

About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.

Founded in 1948, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of May 3, 2014, the Company operated more than 565 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations across the United States, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops dedicated to Team Sports, Athletic Apparel, Golf, Lodge/Outdoor, Fitness and Footwear. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK'S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream and True Runner specialty stores. DICK'S offers its products through a content-rich eCommerce platform that is integrated with its store network and provides customers with the convenience and expertise of a 24-hour storefront.  For more information, visit the Press Room or Investor Relations pages at www.DICKS.com.

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DICK'S Sporting Goods 
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