Modell's said to back off bid to keep Sports Authority name alive
Sports Authority Inc.'s hopes to avoid liquidation are fading.
With bids for Englewood-based Sports Authority's
assets and leases due Wednesday, Modell's Sporting Goods Inc. has
backed away from a potential deal for the chain that would have kept
some of the stores operating under their current name, according to
people with knowledge of the matter.. . . more