But under Chapter 7, the creditors
are on the hook for those costs.The Wall Street Journal contributed to this report. One was to pare down non-performing stores and emerge from bankruptcy
with its independence intact. "It is more likely it will be stripped for parts."Another unresolved question is who will get to oversee the company's liquidation
. That's because under Chapter 11, Sports Authority
is responsible for its rent payments and other administrative costs.