All Sports Authority stores to close; Jackson location to close in August

(Jackson, Wyo.) - All 463 Sports Authority store locations are expected to close after failing to find a bidder in a bankruptcy auction last month, according to court documents . This includes the location in Jackson. According to the local store, as far as they know they will stay open until August and liquidation sales will begin late next week. Sports Authority announced that they would only close 140 store locations in early March after the company was reportedly $1.1 billion in debt. However, reorganizing under bankruptcy protection was no longer an option and the company auctioned itself off, according to national reports . #buckrail #news