Modell’s Sporting Goods, Inc.

Case No. 20-14179


Case Background

On March 11, 2020, Modell's Sporting Goods, Inc. and thirteen affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey.  The cases are pending before the Honorable Vincent F. Papalia, and are jointly administered under Case No. 20-14179.

Important Information & Dates

 

Plan and Disclosure Statement

On October 8, 2020, the Debtors filed their First Amended Joint Plan of Liquidation and the Disclosure Statement related thereto. Also on October 8, 2020, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving, among other things, the Disclosure Statement on an interim basis and authorizing the Debtors to provide notice of their intent to seek confirmation of the Plan. On November 13, 2020, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order that approved the Disclosure Statement on a final basis and confirmed the Plan. The Effective Date of the Plan occurred on December 1, 2020.

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' Plan, Disclosure Statement and related documents:

Plan and Disclosure Statement

Deadline to File Claims

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors:

  • General Bar Date: October 30, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Governmental Bar Date: October 30, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. (ET)

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.

First Day Hearing

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on March 13, 2020 before the Honorable Vincent F. Papalia, in Courtroom 3B of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, 50 Walnut Street, Third Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102. 

The final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions previously scheduled for April 6, 2020, was held on June 23, 2020.

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions
First Day Orders


Dates

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December 1 2020 Plan Effective Date Document re: N... Add to Calendar
August 10 2021 Omnibus Hearing 10:00 a.m. (ET) Motion to Exte... Add to Calendar
October 26 2021 Omnibus Hearing 10:00 a.m. (ET) Motion to Exte... Add to Calendar
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March 11 2020 __
March 13 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
March 25 2020 3:00 p.m. (ET)
April 6 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Postposed - Final Hearing on Certain First Day Motions Notice of Final Hearing on First Day Motions Add to Calendar
April 30 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Hearing to Consider Case Suspension Extension Add to Calendar
June 4 2020 2:30 p.m. (ET)
June 23 2020 2:30 p.m. (ET)
July 8 2020 10:00 a.m. (ET)
October 30 2020 4:00 p.m. (ET)
November 12 2020 11:00 a.m. (ET)
December 1 2020
April 27 2021 10:00 a.m. (ET)
August 3 2021 10:00 a.m. (ET)
August 10 2021 10:00 a.m. (ET)
October 26 2021 10:00 a.m. (ET)

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Cole Schotz P.C.

    25 Main Street
    P.O. Box 800
    Hackensack, NJ   07601
    https://www.coleschotz.com/
    Phone: 201.489.3000
    Fax: 201.489.1536

    Michael D. Sirota
    David M. Bass
    Felice R. Yudkin

Creditors' Committee Counsel

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP (NY)

    1251 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY   10020
    Phone: 212.262.6700

    Jeffrey Cohen

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP (NJ)

    One Lowenstein Drive
    Roseland, NJ   07068
    Phone: 973.597.2500

    Nicole Fulfree
    Michael Papandrea

United States Trustee and Court Information

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 20-14179 Debtor Name Modell’s Sporting Goods, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14182 Debtor Name Modell’s CT II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14193 Debtor Name Modell’s DC II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14194 Debtor Name Modell’s DE II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14195 Debtor Name Modell’s II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14197 Debtor Name Modell’s Maryland II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14202 Debtor Name Modell’s Massachusetts, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14206 Debtor Name Modell’s NH, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14178 Debtor Name Modell’s NJ II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14208 Debtor Name Modell’s NY II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14209 Debtor Name Modell’s Online, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14211 Debtor Name Modell’s PA II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14212 Debtor Name Modell’s VA II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14213 Debtor Name MSG Licensing, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020