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Sports Authority closing Beaverton, Tanasbourne stores

Locations in Clackamas and Portland also will liquidate with nationwide closure

TIMES PHOTO: ERIC APALATEGUI - This Sports Authority location in Cedar Hills Crossing is one of all 460 stores nationwide the company will close this summer following clearance sales to liquidate merchandise.Sports Authority is closing its stores nationwide, including locations in Beaverton’s Cedar Hills Crossing and Hillsboro’s Tanasbourne Town Center shopping centers.

Other stores slated to close include Clackamas Promenade and Cascade Station as well as a Vancouver location.

National media outlets, including CNN Money, have reported that the Colorado-based sporting goods retailer filed new documents indicating that a previous plan to close specific locations has expanded to include the entire company after a buyer could not be found.

The company plans to begin liquidating its merchandise soon with sales at all locations. Reports indicate the stores will close by the end of August and that its leases will be sold off at auction.

The company operates 460 stores nationwide, including the five in the metropolitan area as well as locations in Salem, Corvallis, Eugene, Roseburg and Klamath Falls.