Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Jan. 28, 2017
Jul. 29, 2016
Mar. 20, 2017
Common Stock
Mar. 20, 2017
Class B Common Stock
Entity Registrant Name
DICKS SPORTING GOODS INC
Entity Central Index Key
0001089063
Document Type
10-K
Document Period End Date
Jan. 28, 2017
Amendment Flag
false
Current Fiscal Year End Date
--01-28
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer
Yes
Entity Voluntary Filers
No
Entity Current Reporting Status
Yes
Entity Filer Category
Large Accelerated Filer
Entity Public Float
$ 4,395,310,091
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding
88,085,668
24,710,870
Document Fiscal Year Focus
2016
Document Fiscal Period Focus
FY