Modell s Sporting Goods is a retailer of sporting goods, apparel, menswear and athletic footwear. The company sponsors more than 30 professional sports teams, arenas and college universities. It focuses on giving to programs that support families, youth, education and physical activity. Modell s Sporting Goods is a subsidiary of Henry Modell & Company and its affiliates operate more than 125 stores throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1889, Modell s Sporting Goods has locations in Commack, N.Y.