CHAMPAIGN — Champaign's two newest sports-related retail stores are holding their grand opening starting at 10 a.m. Thursday.
Dick's Sporting Goods and Field & Stream have opened side-by-side stores covering about 100,000 square feet on the site of the former Sears store at Market Place Shopping Center, according to community marketing manager Scott Casey.
JIM LITKE, AP Sports Writer
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