Sports apparel, equipment, and gear - they can all run you a pretty penny. However, if you're a smart shopper who follows the DealsPlus blog, you just might find a few tips and tricks to help you find everything sports-related at a great price. We're sharing the most popular sports retailers around who offer some of the best discounts you can find. In no particular order, check them out!
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For a large variety of outdoor and sports gear, check out Sports Basement. Almost all (as in 99.9%) of their items on sale start at 50% off year-round, and you can always expect to find something on sale from big names like Columbia and The North Face. Another plus? They'll price match, and they'll even apply any discounts to the matched price.
They also have an awesome Basementeer program where for a one-time $25 membership fee, you can get 10% off your purchase every time you shop (yes, that applies to clearance items, too) and 10% of their profits go to a local charity of your choice. If you're looking for a feel-good place to shop, this is it.
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Dick's Sporting Goods is a massive sports haven for those looking to save big on sports and outdoor gear. They have an entire section on their website dedicated to coupons and offers for savings on team sports, footwear, apparel, and more, and even better, they organize the offers for you. Moreover, one of the most notable things about Dick's Sporting Goods is their free shipping minimum - you only have to spend $25 to get your items shipped to your for free. If you sign up for their email alerts, you'll receive a coupon for 10% off your purchase, and make sure to download their mobile app to get customized offers, free shipping, and more.
If you're looking for rewards, ScoreCard is the retailer's rewards program which is also valid at Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream. It is a credit card, but it comes with great perks such as earnings points for every dollar you spent, which when accumulated to 300 points, you will receive a $10 reward and access to exclusive coupons and events. You are also eligible to get 3% back in rewards, so the perks are endless.
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If you're loyal to the Nike brand (as many of us are), make sure you check out the Nike Factory Store for savings you won't believe. You'll be able to find all your athletic wear at their Factory locations - everything from shorts and socks to shoes for all sports. The selection is up-to-date with the latest trends, and although you might not find the newest styles, you will find apparel and footwear that sports the Nike brand just as well as you'd hope it would. Oftentimes, you may find Open Box deals at the back of the store, which feature great steals that are heavily discounted.
Pro tip: You might have the option to fill out the survey on your receipt and receive a $5 gift card for your next purchase! Offer varies at Nike Factory Store locations.
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For reasonably low prices and an array of sports and outdoor equipment, head over to Big 5 Sporting Goods. In the Weekly Ad you'll find their Super Values and regular Blowout Sales with regular deals and their Online Spotlight section for online goods that have special savings. You can find their Weekly Ad online and even shop all of the products from the ad on there as well.
A great perk to their online Weekly Ad is the ability to the customize your shopping. You can sort by Categories, Discount Percentage so that it only shows items that are a particular percentage off, and you can even add products to your shopping list to shop in store or online. If you sign up for their E-team, you'll receive a 10% off New Member coupon, weekly coupons, and a digital weekly ad.
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For anyone on the east coast, Modell's Sporting Goods is the place to go. Find all the biggest brands like Adidas, Nike, and more for great prices year-round. In their sale section, you'll discover hundreds of on-season apparel, shoes, gear, and more at a generous markdown. It's also a great destination for gear for fans of the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and more leagues, and you can easily find these goods on sale as well.
If you're not into sports and would rather invest your time and energy into other fitness realms such as strength training, yoga, pilates, and the like, Modell's offers great deals on these products as well. Subscribe to their emails and receive a 10% off coupon in your inbox!
Another great destination for sports is REI Garage, where you can find amazing deals for under $20 and almost 80% off the MSRP. REI may offer goods that are geared more towards hikers and campers, but you'll never know what you can find until you explore!