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Fuzzy Thurston Forced to Sell Super Bowl II Ring

Fuzzy Thurston Forced to Sell Super Bowl II Ring

Fuzzy Thurston must auction his Super Bowl II ring, along with other memorabilia, to pay taxes owed to the government.

Tampa Bay Sports History and Memorabilia on Display

Tampa Bay Sports History and Memorabilia on Display

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 at Auction

Ed Bagdon’s 1949 Outland Trophy Sold at Auction

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 […]

Sets We Want: 2011 Bowman Lockout Football

Sets We Want: 2011 Bowman Lockout Football

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 […]

Terrelle Pryor Leaves Ohio State, More Allegations Surface

Terrelle Pryor Leaves Ohio State, More Allegations Surface

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 […]

LeSean McCoy in Trouble Over Missed Signing Appearance

LeSean McCoy in Trouble Over Missed Signing Appearance

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 […]

Plaxico Burress Out of Jail, Planning NFL Return

Plaxico Burress Out of Jail, Planning NFL Return

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 […]

Walter Payton the Inspiration for “Sweetness,” Artwork Composed of Football Cards

Walter Payton the Inspiration for “Sweetness,” Artwork Composed of Football Cards

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 […]

2011 Prestige Football Rookie Short Prints Announced

2011 Prestige Football Rookie Short Prints Announced

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 […]

Madden 12 Hall of Fame Edition Swag Includes Autographed Marshall Faulk Card

Madden 12 Hall of Fame Edition Swag Includes Autographed Marshall Faulk Card

EA Sports has announced a Madden NFL 12 Hall of Fame edition that should have special appeal to football card collectors. This limited version of the game showcases current Hall of Fame inductee Marshall Faulk on the cover. Each of the 125,000 copies will contain one of four autographed Panini cards from Faulk. Gamers will […]

Jim Tressel Resigns as Head Coach of Ohio State

Jim Tressel Resigns as Head Coach of Ohio State

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 Still Haunted by Past

Michael Vick Still Haunted by Past

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 […]

Hines Ward Wins “Dancing With the Stars,” Continuing Traditon of Athlete Winners

Hines Ward Wins “Dancing With the Stars,” Continuing Traditon of Athlete Winners

Hines Ward won the 12th edition of “Dancing With the Stars” beating out fellow celebrity finalists, Kirstie Alley and Chelsea Kane. The win by the current Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver marks the sixth time in 12 seasons that a former or current athlete has won the mirror ball trophy. Previous winners include Shawn Johnson (gymnastics), […]

Images from Rookie Premiere To Make Debut in 2011 Donruss Elite

Images from Rookie Premiere To Make Debut in 2011 Donruss Elite

The first group of photos from the 2011 NFL Rookie Premiere will make their debut in the “New Breed” insert set of 2011 Donruss Elite. Visit our product preview for more information about the release. The photos for the set come from the beginning of the NFL Rookie Premiere which explains why all players have […]

Behind the Scenes of a Trading Card Photo Shoot

Behind the Scenes of a Trading Card Photo Shoot

Panini recently gave fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse of card-making when they conducted a photo shoot with the first-round pick of the Atlanta Falcons, Julio Jones, at the 2011 NFL Rookie Premiere. The former Alabama wide receiver should be a strong candidate for Rookie of the Year and will likely battle another first-round pick, AJ Green, […]

NFL Cancels Rookie Symposium Due to Lockout

NFL Cancels Rookie Symposium Due to Lockout

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 […]

List of Attendees at NFL Rookie Premiere Announced

List of Attendees at NFL Rookie Premiere Announced

In spite of the current lockout and uncertainty surrounding the 2011-12 NFL season, the 15th-annual NFL Rookie Premiere will be held on May 21st in Los Angeles, CA. It includes some of the big names from the this year’s draft. The event is the yearly photo shoot and card signing for the season’s upcoming football […]

Richard Dent to Hold Sports Memorabilia Fundraiser to Benefit Charity

Richard Dent to Hold Sports Memorabilia Fundraiser to Benefit Charity

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 […]

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