AMENDED AND RESTATED

 

CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION

 

OF

 

SPORT SUPPLY GROUP, INC.

 

 

 


 

 

AMENDED AND RESTATED

 

CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION

 

OF

 

SPORT SUPPLY GROUP, INC.

 

Dated as of August 5, 2010

 

This Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of Sport Supply Group, Inc., (the “Corporation”) has been duly executed and is being filed by the undersigned, as an authorized officer of the Corporation, in accordance with Sections 8-242 and 8-245 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware (the “DGCL”) and amends and restates in its entirety the Certificate of Incorporation of the Corporation, originally filed on December 15, 1998 under the name “CoPa Delaware Inc.”, as amended on January 18, 2000.

 

ARTICLE I 

 

The name of the corporation is Sport Supply Group, Inc.

 

ARTICLE II

 

The address of the Corporation’s registered office in the State of Delaware is 160 Greentree Drive, Suite 101, City of Dover, County of Kent, 19904.  The name of the registered agent of the Corporation at such address is National Registered Agents, Inc.

 

ARTICLE III

 

The purpose of the Corporation is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which corporations may be organized under the DGCL.

 

ARTICLE IV

 

The total number of shares of all classes of stock that the Corporation shall have authority to issue is 100 shares of Common Stock having the par value of $0.01 per share.

 

 

 


 

 

ARTICLE V

 

The number of directors of the Corporation shall be fixed from time to time by resolution adopted by the Board of Directors of the Corporation.

 

ARTICLE VI

 

In furtherance and not in limitation of the powers conferred upon it by law, the Board of Directors of the Corporation is expressly authorized to adopt, amend or repeal the Bylaws of the Corporation.

 

ARTICLE VII

 

Unless and except to the extent that the Bylaws of the Corporation so require, the election of directors of the Corporation need not be by written ballot.

 

ARTICLE VIII

 

To the fullest extent from time to time permitted by law, no director of the Corporation shall be personally liable to any extent to the Corporation or its stockholders for monetary damages for breach of his fiduciary duty as a director.

 

 

 


 

 

ARTICLE IX

 

 A.           Right to Indemnification.  Each person who was or is made a party to or is threatened to be made a party to or is otherwise involved in any action, suit or proceeding, whether civil, criminal, administrative or investigative (hereinafter a “proceeding”), by reason of the fact that he or she, or a person of whom he or she is the legal representative, is or was a director or officer of the Corporation or is or was serving at the request of the Corporation as a director or officer of another corporation or of a partnership, joint venture, trust or other enterprise, including service with respect to an employee benefit plan (hereinafter an “indemnitee”), whether the basis of such proceeding is alleged action in an official capacity as a director or officer or in any other capacity while serving as a director or officer, shall be indemnified and held harmless by the Corporation to the fullest extent authorized by the DGCL, as the same exists or may hereafter be amended (but, in the case of any such amendment, only to the extent that such amendment permits the Corporation to provide broader indemnification rights than permitted prior thereto), against all expense, liability and loss (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, judgments, fines, excise taxes or penalties and amounts paid or to be paid in settlement) incurred or suffered by such indemnitee in connection therewith, and such indemnification shall continue with respect to an indemnitee who has ceased to be a director or officer and shall inure to the benefit of the indemnitee’s heirs, executors and administrators; provided, however, that, except as provided in paragraph (B) hereof with respect to proceedings to enforce rights to indemnification, the Corporation shall indemnify any such indemnitee in connection with a proceeding initiated by such indemnitee only if such proceeding was authorized by the Board of Directors of the Corporation. The right to indemnification conferred in this Article IX shall be a contract right and shall include the right to be paid by the Corporation the expenses incurred in defending any such proceeding in advance of its final disposition (hereinafter an “advancement of expenses”); provided, however, that, if the DGCL requires, an advancement of expenses incurred by an indemnitee shall be made only upon delivery to the Corporation of an undertaking (hereinafter an “undertaking”), by or on behalf of such indemnitee, to repay all amounts so advanced if it shall ultimately be determined by final judicial decision from which there is no further right to appeal (hereinafter a “final adjudication”) that such indemnitee is not entitled to be indemnified for such expenses under this Article IX or otherwise.

 

 

 


 

 

B.           Right of Indemnitee to Bring Suit.  If a claim under paragraph (A) of this Article IX is not paid in full by the Corporation within sixty days after a written claim has been received by the Corporation (except in the case of a claim for an advancement of expenses, in which case the applicable period shall be twenty days), the indemnitee may at any time thereafter bring suit against the Corporation to recover the unpaid amount of the claim. If successful in whole or in part in any such suit, the indemnitee shall also be entitled to be paid the expense of prosecuting or defending such suit. In (i) any suit brought by the indemnitee to enforce a right to indemnification hereunder (but not in a suit brought by the indemnitee to enforce a right to an advancement of expenses) it shall be a defense that, and (ii) in any suit by the Corporation to recover an advancement of expenses pursuant to the terms of an undertaking, the Corporation shall be entitled to recover such expenses upon a final adjudication that, the indemnitee has not met the applicable standard of conduct set forth in the DGCL. Neither the failure of the Corporation (including its Board of Directors, independent legal counsel or its stockholders) to have made a determination prior to the commencement of such suit that indemnification of the indemnitee is proper in the circumstances because the indemnitee has met the applicable standard of conduct set forth in the DGCL, nor an actual determination by the Corporation (including its Board of Directors, independent legal counsel, or its stockholders) that the indemnitee has not met such applicable standard of conduct, shall create a presumption that the indemnitee has not met the applicable standard of conduct or, in the case of such a suit brought by the indemnitee, be a defense to such suit. In any suit brought by the indemnitee to enforce a right to indemnification or to an advancement of expenses hereunder or by the Corporation to recover an advancement of expenses pursuant to the terms of an undertaking, the burden of proving that the indemnitee is not entitled under this Article IX or otherwise to be indemnified, or to such advancement of expenses, shall be on the Corporation.

 

 

 


 

 

C.           Non-Exclusivity of Rights.  The rights to indemnification and to the advancement of expenses conferred in this Article IX shall not be exclusive of any other right which any person may have or hereafter acquire under this Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation or any bylaw, agreement, vote of stockholders or disinterested directors or otherwise.

 

D.           Insurance.  The Corporation may maintain insurance, at its expense, to protect itself and any indemnitee against any expense, liability or loss, whether or not the Corporation would have the power to indemnify such person against such expense, liability or loss under the DGCL.

 

E.           Indemnity of Employees and Agents of the Corporation.  The Corporation may, to the extent authorized from time to time by the Board of Directors of the Corporation, grant rights to indemnification and to the advancement of expenses to any employee or agent of the Corporation to the fullest extent of the provisions of this Article IX or as otherwise permitted under the DGCL with respect to the indemnification and advancement of expenses of directors and officers of the Corporation.

 

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