The First Annual Bob Huggins Fish Fry will give attendees a unique opportunity to meet the well-respected coach as well as snag some autographs and memorabilia.
Among the many high-end items sold at the 2011 August Chicago Signature Vintage Sports Collectibles Platinum Auction were a game-used Cy Young jersey and “Shoeless” Joe Jackson “Black Betsy” game-used bat. The auction brought in nearly $5 million.
Press Pass is upping the ante for 2011 FanFare Racing by adding a bonus pack to hobby boxes that will include an autograph or prize redemption.
Blowout Cards has brought suit against Upper Deck in connection with the company’s new distribution model that, the online retailer claims, limits competition.
In what is possibly the strangest lawsuit to hit the hobby, Upper Deck is suing itself. Upper Deck International is taking legal action against Upper Deck in connection with the counterfeiting of Yu-Gi-Oh cards.
Although bidding didn’t quite reach early estimates, Ray Guy’s three auction rings still commanded huge amounts at auction.
Panini was recently featured on Fox News in a segment on their HRX video trading cards.
The University of Memphis is set to open the Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway Athletic Hall of Fame. The facility will include various pieces of sports memorabilia from the school and an interactive photo database.
MMA legends Tank Abbott and Herb Dean were the subjects of exclusive autograph cards available this weekend at the 2011 Albuquerque SciFi Expo. The cards were made by 5finity.
A pair of recent Topps trademark filings hint at things to come. The first is for digital currency, while the second is for a movie based on the popular RPG Shadowrun.
Derek Jeter is the fourth 2011 Topps Baseball Prime 9 redemption. Collectors with the corresponding card can take it to their nearest participating hobby shop and exchange it for an exclusive Jeter Refractor.
The FBI sent a message to fraudulent sports memorabilia dealers with the arrest of Steven Jensen at the National.
Every NFL team is giving away 90 autographed jerseys to randomly selected fans as part of a league-wide preseason promotion.
2011-12 Score Hockey returns with an all-new design. The value-driven product is loaded with inserts and parallels. The popular Recollection Collection buyback autographs return.
In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko highlights a recent case where an attorney is taking legal action after spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on fake trophy balls.
The jersey Derek Jeter wore when he got his 3,000 hit is on display at the New York Yankees museum in Yankee Stadium. Also on display at the museum is a Latino Living Legends exhibit celebrating the six living Latino Baseball Hall of Fame members.
Dwyane Wade has teamed with watch designer Hublot to come up with a luxury timepiece. The cost? $27,500.
Exclusive cards, hobby networking, giveaways and deals were among the many highlights of the 2011 National.