All police know is this: the two men who got into a fight inside the Sports Authority knew each other, and had a physical altercation. Unfortunately, they happened to be in a sporting goods store, where baseball bats are handy. Now one of the men is dead, and the other has been arrested for his murder. [More]
Stephanie saw that there was a sale on Asics sneakers at Sports Authority, and she just happened to be interested in buying some. When she reached the store, she noticed that many of the shoes had “Sale” tags on them, but if you moved those tags aside, this didn’t actually represent a “sale.” [More]
Marjorie received a Christmas gift from her sister from Sports Authority, and needs to take it back. No big deal: that’s why her sister included a gift receipt. The problem is that the item’s price has dropped, likely because it’s on clearance, and they want to give Marjorie $77 when her sister paid $101. That’s funny, because that’s against the chain’s stated holiday season return policy…on the web site. In retail stores, who knows? [More]
In response to our post, 9 Confessions Of A Former Sports Authority Manager, SA Customer Service Manager Mike Ashton, who works in the corporate office, contacted Consumerist to let us know that customers can call him first, at 800-666-8143 or 720-270-6267, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, before using the other contact information in the old post. Here is the message he left: [More]
Glassdoor released its report of the 50 lowest-rated CEOs as determined by employee reviews on its site. I scractched out all the companies you don’t care about and ended up with this list of the 10 Crappiest CEOs (of consumer-facing compaines) (according to their employees)…
A former Sports Authority manager came forward to explain why their coupons are so damn useless. According to our tipster, “the coupons are always a sham,” but apparently, gift cards worth less than $10 can be redeemed for cash. Read his other nuggets of knowledge along with zesty executive customer service contact information, after the jump.
Sports Authority misses you so much that they sent out a 20% off coupon that doesn’t apply to sports equipment or 68 named brands. You might, might be able to get 20% off a pair of socks.