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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting
to be held on June 3, 2009, for Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc.
This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. To view the proxy statement and annual report, go to To vote your proxy while visiting this site you will need the 12 digit control number in the box below.
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Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. Notice of Annual Meeting
June 3, 2009 
1:30 p.m. (local time)
Hyatt Regency, 1111 Airport Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15231 
The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to take action on two proposals:
Proposal One – Election of three (3) Class A Directors, each for terms that expire in 2012.
The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR each of the Class A Directors.
Proposal Two – Ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm.
The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP.
Should you require directions to the annual meeting, please call (724) 273-3128
Vote In Person Instructions: While we encourage shareholders to vote by the means indicated above, a shareholder is entitled to vote in person at the annual meeting. Additionally, a shareholder who has submitted a proxy before the meeting, may revoke that proxy in person at the annual meeting.