Best Black Friday Sports Equipment Deals – SI Showcase

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Retailers kicked off the shopping season earlier than ever before, with the first big send off during Amazon’s Early Access event in October. Now, you’ll find some truly big discounts already released ahead of Black Friday and ending with a big finale on Cyber Monday, Nov. 28. 

From Amazon to Dick’s Sporting Goods, we’re rounding up the best sports and outdoor equipment deals to help you finish off your shopping list ahead of Black Friday. 

Black Friday Sports Equipment Deals

Gonex Pickleball Paddles

Price: $69.99, originally $85.99

This Gonex Pickleball bundle comes with two paddles, four balls and a portable carry bag. With a 4.7 out of 5 stars and over 1,200 ratings, reviewers agree this is a great beginners kit.

Franklin Sports Pump Kit

Price: $7.99, originally $8.79

Franklin sports ball pump kit

Perfect for basketballs, soccer balls and more, this complete hand pump kit comes with the inflation needles, hoses, air pressure gauge and carry bag.

LED Hover Soccer Ball

Price: $13.59, originally $25.99

LED Hover soccer ball

A powerful fan allows this toy to glide across flat surfaces like hard wood floor, tile and carpet. Flashing with colorful LED lights, your kids will love this toy that functions like a soccer ball, even in the dark. 

Basketball Hoops

Price: Up to 60% off different styles, including in-ground, portable and mounted

Basketball hoops Dicks Sporting Goods

This portable basketball hoop is $249.98, originally $499.99 with Black Friday savings at Dick’s Sporting Goods.

PRIMED 7-foot Instant Net with Big Pocket

Price: $99.99, originally $149.99

PRIMED Big Pocket Baseball Net

This instant net is perfect to practice your baseball or softball skills, with a large hitting surface and pockets for

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Force3 Professional Equipment Launches New Partnership With Susan G. Komen All through Facility Growth Unveiling

JT Thomas, Drive3, Steven Goldsmith, Force3 CEO, Paul S. Lavoie, CMO, State of Connecticut, Tyler Heineman, MLB Catcher&Drive3 Operator,Jason Klein, Drive3 Exec Chairman, Sierra Alarid, Power3

There is a want in the market for superior protective gear that we are filling and continuing to fulfill, and the rising demand from customers necessitates a lot more resources, much more exploration and development, extra house, and a lot more motivation.

Drive3 Professional Equipment, a chief in the protecting sports activities equipment industry, introduced an interesting new partnership with Susan G. Komen, while unveiling its point out-of-the-artwork facility growth. The two initiatives aided solidify the company’s leadership function in the market and motivation to safeguarding superior wellbeing.

“We are privileged to lover with Susan G. Komen and energized about the position we can perform to aid the floor-breaking organization help you save life and close breast most cancers,” mentioned Steven Goldsmith, CEO and President at Drive3 Professional Equipment. “FORCE3 was started on the principle of guarding folks, no matter if as a result of the manufacture of protective sports activities gear or by partnering with like-minded companies these kinds of as Susan G. Komen.”

Representatives from the non-profit most cancers firm attended the expansion unveiling festivities, presenting their viewpoint on the freshly cast partnership with Force3. “We are honored to partner with Force3 and value its commitment to safety and superior-quality protecting gear for athletes. Our respective organizations are focused to increasing results and eradicating limitations so that all people can profit from advancements in exploration and technological innovation, irrespective of whether on the area or in wellbeing care,” said Nicole Marohn, Point out Executive Director for New England, at Susan G. Komen.

Support for Susan G. Komen kicked off at Drive3’s facility enlargement

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Racket Sports Equipment Market Size to Grow by USD 469.78 million, Increase in Number of Racket Sports Courts Worldwide to Boost Growth

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The racket sports equipment market size is expected to grow by USD 469.78 million from 2021 to 2026. In addition, the growth momentum of the market will accelerate at a CAGR of 2.78% during the forecast period, according to Technavio. The increase in the number of racket sports courts worldwide is driving the racket sports equipment market growth. However, factors such as the increase in the number of tournaments may challenge the market growth.

Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Racket Sports Equipment Market 2022-2026

Technavio provides a comprehensive report summary describing the market size and forecast along with research methodology. The FREE sample report is available in PDF format

Racket Sports Equipment Market 2022-2026: Scope

The racket sports equipment market report covers the following areas:

Racket Sports Equipment Market 2022-2026: Drivers and Challenges

The increase in the number of racket sports courts worldwide is driving the growth of the market. With the support of WSF to enhance the reach and popularity of the sport, the number of squash courts has increased. For example, CourtTech builds squash courts that are tested and certified by WSF.

The increase in the number of tournaments is challenging the market growth. Revenue can be generated by putting a price premium on games through Android App store or Apple Store or by providing these games for free. These factors can negatively affect the participation rates of individuals in outdoor sports such as racket sports.

Racket Sports Equipment Market 2022-2026: Segmentation

  • Distribution Channel

  • Product

  • Geography

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Racket Sports Equipment Market 2022-2026: Revenue-generating Distribution Channel Segment

The offline segment will be the biggest contributor to market

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Racket Sports Equipment Market to Reach $272.40 Mn, Globally, by 2031 at 4.3% CAGR: Allied Market Research

Growing popularity of table tennis and increase in participation in the game globally, rise in awareness about fitness, sports activities and exercise among people due to rise in sports education and sports training in academics, and rise in sport initiatives by governments in emerging economies drive the growth of the global racket sports equipment market.

PORTLAND, Ore. , Aug. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Allied Market Research published a report, titled, Racket sports equipment Market by Product Type (Rackets, Balls, Eyewares, Racket Bags, Accessories), by End User (Men, Women, Kids), by Application (Badminton, Racquetball, Squash, Tennis), by Distribution Channel (Hypermarket, Specialty Stores, E-Commerce, Others): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2022-2031.” According to the report, the global racket sports equipment industry generated $176.80 million in 2021, and is estimated to reach $272.40 million by 2031, witnessing a CAGR of 4.3% from 2022 to 2031. The report offers a detailed analysis of changing market trends, top segments, key investment pockets, value chain, regional landscape, and competitive scenario.

Drivers and Opportunities

Growing popularity of table tennis and increase in participation in the game globally, rise in awareness about fitness, sports activities and exercise among people due to rise in sports education and sports training in academics, and rise in sport initiatives by governments in emerging economies drive the growth of the global racket sports equipment market. However, growing penetration of the internet, smartphones, computers and other electronic media & entertainment devices which lead to an increase in involvement of youth towards indoor activities hamper the market growth. On the other hand, entry of big brands in markets where there is lack of availability of sports facilities and products, setting up of sports facilities, sports centers and play grounds by key players, donation of sports equipment, building sports facilities, conducting free of cost

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6.2 Million U.S. Children Suffered Traumatic Brain Injuries From Sports Equipment From 2000 To 2019, With A Higher Increase Among Girls, Study Finds

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Traumatic brain injuries related to consumer products – mainly sports equipment – accounted for 12.3% of all consumer product-related children’s emergency room visits reported in the U.S. in 2019, a dramatic increase from 4.5% in 2000, according to a study published Thursday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, with incidence rates declining for boys since 2012, but not among girls.

Key Facts

The number of traumatic brain injuries from consumer products among children aged 5 to 18 that were treated in emergency departments increased by 3.6% from 2000 to 2008, followed by a 13.3% jump from 2008 to 2012 and a 2% drop between 2012 to 2019.

While boys had the highest incident rate of equipment-related traumatic brain injuries treated in 2019–681 per 100,000 vs. 376 per 100,000 for girls–girls have had a higher average annual increase in cases over the study span (5.1% vs. 2.8% for boys), and cases have declined 2.7% for boys since 2012 while among girls they’ve risen another 0.7% since 2011.

Some 27% of consumer product-related traumatic brain injuries that led to emergency department visits by children aged 5 to 18 from 2000 to 2019 occurred in sports and recreation areas, followed by at home (24%), schools (19.9%), and streets and highways (4.5%), according to the study.

Overall, football was the most common activity during which consumer-product-related brain injuries that led to emergency department visits occurred, with 734,967 reported cases, followed by bicycling (469,285) and basketball (396,613), researchers found.

Boys aged 11 to 13 made up the highest incidence rate (734 cases per 100,000 people), followed by boys ages

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Amazon Prime Day 2022: The best deals on fitness equipment, smartwatches, athleisure and more

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Amazon Prime Day is here. There’s never been a better time to find deals on a new workout set, treadmills, upgraded running shoes, smartwatches, fitness accessories and more. We’ve found the best Amazon Prime Day 2022 fitness deals that you can shop right now.

Had your eyes on a set of dumbbells? Ready to upgrade your home gym? We found dozens of deals that will scratch that itch.


Top products in this article include: 

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Apple Watch Series 7 GPS (41 mm), $279 (regularly $399)

Sunny Health & Fitness T7643 walking treadmill, $600 (reduced from $770)

Garmin Vivoactive 4, $188 (reduced from $330)


From trendy tennis dresses to Garmin running watches, there are so many fitness deals at Amazon right now. You can save right now with great deals on treadmillsdeals on Fitbits and other smart watchesdeals on yoga pants and more. 

Or, click the button below to see all the items on sale at Amazon right now. 

Here’s our picks of the best Amazon Prime Day fitness deals. 

The best Amazon Prime Day deals on running watches and smart watches

Save big on Garmin watchesFitbitsApple watches and more during Amazon Prime Day. 

Apple Watch Series 7 (41 mm): $279

Apple Watch Series 7 41mm

Apple via Amazon


Right now, you can save on the GPS version of the 41 mm Apple Watch Series 7. At Apple, the model lists for $399 — and up. On Amazon, prices and availability may vary depending on the color of the watch. We also saw a deal on the 41 mm watch with GPS and built-in cellular. 

Apple Watch Series 7 GPS (41 mm), $279 (regularly $399)

Apple Watch Series 7 GPS + cellular (41 mm), $379 (regularly $499)

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