Founded in 1889, Modell's Sporting Goods is a family-owned and operated retailer. It offers sporting goods and apparel, menswear and athletic footwear. The company provides sunglasses, hats, computer bags, running gloves and winter accessories. It operates more than 135 stores throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland and Massachusetts. Modell's Sporting Goods also offers sports medicine, bats, training aids, team uniforms, baseballs, books and videos. It provides scooters from the Currie Brand Shop, National Sporting Goods, Mongoose Scooters and Spartan Sports brands. The company additionally sponsors various professional sports teams, arenas and college universities. Modell's Sporting Goods maintains a location in Brooklyn, N.Y.