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Donated to Youth Sports

We believe that sports make people better.

That’s why the DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation is donating $1,000 to youth sports programs for every medal won by Team USA during the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.

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Dr. Eric Thomas : I Can, I Will, I Must

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Program
Updates

Congratulations Claressa Shields

Help us in congratulating Gold Medalist, Claressa Shields!

Congratulations Shakur Stevenson

So proud of Silver Medalist, Shakur Stevenson!

Congratulations Kerri Walsh Jennings

Congratulations to Kerri Walsh Jennings on her Bronze Medal!

Congratulations Danell Leyva

Help us in congratulating Silver Medalist, Danell Leyva!

Congratulations Ibtihaj Muhammad

So proud of Bronze Medalist, Ibtihaj Muhammad!

Congratulations Daryl Homer

Congratulations to Daryl Homer on his Silver Medal!

Dennis Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker, Amanda Dennis who qualified for Team USA!

Three Contenders Qualitfy for Team USA

Congratulations to Adam Ballou, Tyler Bennett, and Kevin Hensley!

Tucker Qualifies for Team USA

We are excited that Samantha Tucker just qualified for Team USA!

Leyva Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to Danell Leyva who qualified for Team USA!

Marinko Qualifies for Team USA

We are excited that J. Dee Marinko just qualified for Team USA!

Aoki Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker, Charles Aoki who qualified for Team USA!

Price Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker, Markeith Price who qualified for Team USA!

Potter Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to Jillion Potter who qualified for Team USA!

Robertson Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker, Ricky Robertson who just qualified for Team USA!

Campbell Qualifies for Team USA

We are excited that Amber Campbell just qualified for Team USA!

Singleton Jr. Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker, Jerome Singleton Jr. who qualified for Team USA!

Gunter Qualifies for Team USA

We are excited that Tyson Gunter just qualified for Team USA!

Williams Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker Wesley Williams, who qualified for Team USA!

Woods Qualifies for Team USA

We are excited that Regas Woods just qualified for Team USA!

Taiwo Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker Jeremy Taiwo, who qualified for Team USA!

Avery Qualifies for Team USA

We are excited that Jerome Avery just qualified for Team USA!

Gillette Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to Lex Gillette who qualified for Team USA!

Hill Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker Darrell Hill, who qualified for Team USA!

Six Contenders Qualify for Team USA

Congratulations to Monique Burkland, Heather Erickson, Kaleo Kanahele, Nicole Nieves, Alexis Shifflett, and Bethany Zummo!

Koroleva Qualifies for Team USA

We are excited that Mariya Koroleva just qualified for Team USA!

Crain Qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to Brooke Crain who qualified for Team USA!

Isaksen qualifies for Team USA

We are excited that Isabella Isaksen just qualified for Team USA!

Miller qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker Desiree Miller, who qualified for Team USA!

Miller qualifies for Team USA

We are excited that Asya Miller just qualified for Team USA!

Kerri Walsh Jennings

Walsh Jennings qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to Kerri Walsh Jennings, who qualified for Team USA on May 21st!

Kelly Allen

Allen qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker Kelly Allen, who qualified for Team USA at the 2016 ICF Paracanoe World Championships leading up to Rio!

Dick's Sporting Goods

DICK’S Contenders Program Employs, Equips and Supports Olympic & Paralympic Hopefuls

What the American public doesn’t see when it tunes in to the Games for two weeks every two years is the unbelievable effort, sacrifice, and expense it takes for underdog athletes to actually get there.

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Dick's Sporting Goods

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS DEBUTS NEW CAMPAIGN FEATURING TEAM USA CONTENDERS CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ITS STORES

DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, today launched its first Team USA-themed TV and digital advertisements as part of its sponsorship of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

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Paratriathlon

Seely qualifies for Team USA

Congratulations to our coworker Allysa Seely, whose first-place finish in the 2016 Sarasota Camtri Paratriathlon American Championships qualifies her for Team USA in the lead up to Rio!

Boxing

Boxers Shields and Stevenson Qualify for Team USA

Congratulations to Contenders Claressa Shields and Shakur Stevenson, who both qualified for Team USA on March 17 — also Claressa's 21st birthday!

Fencing

Two fencing Contenders qualify for Rio

Fencers Daryl Homer and Ibtihaj Muhammad are both heading to Rio after qualifying this past February to represent Team USA. Congrats!