Dick’s Sporting Goods and Academy Sports + Outdoors plan to extend the hours of some of their stores after the Monday night national championship college football game.
Retailers stores in Louisiana planned to reopen after the LSU 42-25 victory over Clemson inside the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The end of the university football season coincided with a couple of previously undefeated teams.
Some Dick stores will open early Tuesday morning with championship equipment.
According to Dick’s, the time that stores remain open after the game depends on customer demand and the discretion of store managers. Some stores will remain open until at least midnight, if not more. Stores will open at 7 a.m. on Tuesday.
According to the Academy, the doors will reopen just after the end of the fourth quarter and will not be closed until the last customer is served or the products of the championship run out Monday night. Stores will be open during normal hours on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. at 10 p.m.
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According to the Shreveport Times, which is part of the USA TODAY Network, Dick’s next sporting goods stores will offer championship products after Monday’s game and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. Store hours are subject to change without notice.
- Kings Crossing, 7543 Youree Drive, Shreveport
- Pecanland Shopping Center, 4700 Millhaven Road, Suite 1566, Monroe
- Ambassador Town Center, 110 Old Camp Road, Suite A, Lafayette
- Mall of Louisiana, 9330 Mall Of Louisiana Blvd. Suite 200, Baton Rouge
- Prien Lake Mall, 542 West Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles
- Lakeside Mall, 3301 Veterans Memorial, Metairie
- Fremaux Town Center, 250 Town Center Parkway, Slidell
- Oakwood Center, 197 Westbank Expressway, Gretna
- The Promenade, 3893 Promenade Parkway, D’Iberville, Mississippi
- Sports Academy: The 18 Louisiana stores reopened Monday night are open Tuesday during normal business hours.
Buy championship equipment online
Dick’s and Academy are also selling championship products that include shirts and hats on their websites. Shortly after LSU’s victory, J.C. Penney sent an email saying he was selling merchandise online and that Fanatics.com also has items. Other stores in Louisiana and nearby states can also store championship items while supplies last.
Contributing: Shreveport Times and Zoe Nicholson, The Greenville News
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