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Saturday, May 11, 2013

Coeur d' Alene Sports Authority now open,grand opening soon.

The newest Sports Authority store is now open in Coeur d' Alene. The new store is an anchor tenant for the Silver Lake Mall at 200 W. Hanley Ave in-between US 95 and Government Way on the north side of the city. The store officially opened to customers on May 10th and will host an official grand opening celebration on Saturday May 18th.

The store is a brand new location for the large multi-state sporting goods chain and occupies about 44,000 square feet of the enclosed shopping center. The space was last occupied by Timberline Trading Co who has since moved into other space in the mall and partially consolidated with it's parent store,  Black Sheep Sporting Goods.

The new Sports Authority store's grand opening will occur on May 18th beginning at 8am. Included in the festivities will be a special appearance by Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate. Tate, will be at the store on Saturday afternoon from 1 - 2:30 pm. Also the first 250 customers in the door will receive Sports Authority Scratch and Win cards that are good for anywhere from $5 up to $500. Drawings for $100 gift cards will also be held hourly from 9am - 6pm the day of the event.

The new Coeur d' Alene Sports Authority store utilizes a newer store layout that the company has found success with in other stores. The new store is spacious and has in store specialty sports shops that assist customers in finding what they are looking for.

Sports Authority is chain sporting goods store with over 450 locations scattered thru out 45 US States. The company operates from headquarters in Englewood,Colorado. Sports Authority also operates 2 stores in the Spokane area, near Spokane Valley Mall on Indiana Ave. and in the Northpointe Shopping Center in North Spokane.

For more info on Sports Authority or for directions/hours/info on the Coeur d' Alene store visit the official Sports Authority web site at-