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.
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Details and highlights of the cards Panini will be giving out at the National through their wrapper redemption program.
Guide to collecting Walter Payton’s football cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
1997 Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson has finally agreed to sign autographs for Panini cards, the first of which will come in 2011 National Treasures Football.
Guide to collecting Steve Young’s football cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
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.
Updates for the National include Panini’s plans for the first Terrelle Pryor football cards. We’ve also got details on an autograph signing featuring several Negro League players.
Guide to collecting John Elway’s football cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
Guide to collecting Joe Montana’s football cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
Details on the many rookie card variations inserted in 2011 Score Football.
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 […]
As you are undoubtedly aware, the NFL lockout stands ready to ruin not only our fall television watching but football card collecting too. Nevertheless, I believe I have developed a solution that the NFL, NFL Players Association and Topps should consider – 2011 Bowman Lockout. Although I’m intending this as a parody to smile at […]
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 […]
At the height of his popularity, Plaxico Burress was an elite receiver who helped the New York Giants win the 2007 Super Bowl. He was a fan-favorite and his cards and memorabilia were highly collected. However, once at his peak, Burress would soon fall. Basking in the glow of his successes, Burress felt his compensation […]
Card collecting has long been considered an art form by those who spend years completing sets or obtaining the cards for a specific player or team. Artist Nicholas Schleif has taken a more literal view of this concept, creating an image of former Chicago great, Walter Payton, using 1,152 football cards. The cards used in […]
Panini has announced the official list of short printed rookie cards in 2011 Prestige Football. 203. Adrian Clayborn 204. Ahmad Black 213. Bruce Carter 224. Curtis Brown 239. Edmond Gates 255. Tyron Smith 265. Mark Ingram 267. Mik McNeill 269. Mike Fairley 281. Ricky Stanzi Although no official print run or insertion rates for the […]