Fuzzy Thurston’s Super Bowl II ring more than doubled early auction estimates, selling for more than $50,000.
Football Memorabilia Articles, Editorials, and More.
Hundreds of footballs and helmets are being signed this weekend in Canton that will be auctioned by the NFL to raise money for charity.
Super Bowl champion Ray Guy recently declared bankruptcy and as part of the settlement is auctioning off his three Raiders Super Bowl rings. This unique football memorabilia is expected to command a price tag of as much as $90,000.
Highlights from Heritage Auctions’ weekly sports memorabilia sale include a team-signed 1966 Packers ball and cover art from “The Ring” of Muhammad Ali.
Panini has revealed details on some of the many items they’ll be giving away at the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago. Also, Leaf has updated details on how their VIP cards will be handed out.
Steve McMichael and Keith Van Horne are among the former Bears signing autographs at the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago July 17 and 18. Other Bears-themed family activities are scheduled for the event as well.
Drama continues to surround Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys. Collectors’ Showcase of America is accusing the receiver of not showing up for an autograph appearance last month in New Jersey.
OSU announces a series of self-imposed penalties stemming from the scandal involving Terrelle Pryor and other football players accepting money and services in exchange for autographs and memorabilia.
Fuzzy Thurston must auction his Super Bowl II ring, along with other memorabilia, to pay taxes owed to the government.
I had a unique experience this weekend while my wife and I were visiting my parents. On Friday night, as we were leaving the local Mexican food restaurant, we happened to notice a familiar face. I took a double-take and realized it was Adrian Peterson, running back for the Minnesota Vikings. He grew up in [...]
Although Tampa Bay is not synonymous with successful sports towns like New York, Chicago, Los Angeles or Boston, the Bay has experienced many sports events and teams worth celebrating. The Tampa Bay History Center aims to honor their local teams starting this weekend when they put almost eight decades worth of items on display. The [...]
Ed Bagdon’s 1949 Outland Trophy sold for $8,652 (including buyer’s premium) in auction this week. The Outland Trophy is the yearly award given to the nation’s best college football interior lineman by the Football Writers Association of America. The award was first given in 1946 as a plaque and in 1990, the award was changed [...]
Controversy continues to follow Terrelle Pryor and the Ohio State Buckeyes. Yesterday Pryor announced that he would not play his senior season for the Buckeyes. The scandal surrounding Pryor and several teammates was responsible for Coach Jim Tressel’s pressure-fueled resignation, player suspensions and increased scrutiny from the NCAA. Now, more allegations have surfaced stating Pryor [...]
Philadelphia Eagles’ starting running back LeSean McCoy is in more legal trouble after not participating in an agreed autograph signing despite being paid in advance. McCoy initially appeared at the event in the Sports Scene memorabilia store, but quickly left once he saw federal agents in the store. The store was being raided by law [...]
Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel resigned today amid controversy surrounding the team. At least six OSU players were found to have been selling memorabilia for cash or discounts on tattoos. Tressel didn’t tell the school or NCAA officials, although he knew about it for months before the media brought the issues to light. Earlier [...]
Michael Vick has an infamous past that virtually every sports fan has heard about at some point in the past few years. He struggled to live up to the massive hype surrounding him and was taken down in his prime based on his illegal activities associated with dog fighting. Vick went to jail for his [...]
The NFL Rookie Symposium scheduled for June 26th at the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, OH has been canceled due to the ongoing NFL lockout. The purpose of the event is to teach a crash-course aimed to rookies on issues they will be dealing with as NFL players and how to handle them. The [...]
In honor of his upcoming NFL Hall of Fame inauguration, long-time Chicago Bear Richard Dent will be celebrated at Carnivale Restaurant in Chicago. The event will raise money for Dent’s own charity, Make a Dent Foundation. The organization has raised hundreds of the thousands of dollars for disadvantaged youths and community developments and the latest [...]