On March 23, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Sports Authority Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 747 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Irell & Manella LLP as Special Counsel to the Debtors Sports Authority Holdings, Inc., TSA Ponce, Inc., and TSA Caribe, Inc., Nunc Pro Tunc to March 4, 2016 Filed by Sports Authority Holdings, Inc.. Hearing scheduled for 4/26/2016 at 11:30 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #4, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 4/6/2016. (Attachments: # (1) Notice # (2) Exhibit A # (3) Exhibit B # (4) Exhibit C # (5) Exhibit D # (6) Exhibit E) (Magaziner, Andrew)
Sports Authority Holdings, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 2, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-10527. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath. The law firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Sports Authority Holdings, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.