A handful of recent trademark filings have hobby implications. Topps, Panini and USA Basketball are among those making trading card-related requests with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
With Ryan Braun’s 50-game drug-related suspension overturned, we look at how it will impact the National League MVP’s hobby standing.
If you had $100 to invest in official baseball rookie cards of current players, which ones would you choose? Take the $100 Rookie Card Challenge and find out if you can see a profit on your investment.
A former employee is suing Topps over a John Henry card inserted in 2011 Topps Triple Threads Baseball. Christopher Holmes alleges Topps didn’t get his permission to use his image on the card. Paul Lesko breaks down the details of the initial filing.
One of the luxury cars of the football card season, 2011 Topps Five Star Football is driven by four autographs and a variety of memorabilia combination in every pack. Base cards are printed on thick 154-point stock.
Short-printed rookies and Hall of Fame signatures aren’t the only new cards in the hobby bringing big money. Take a look at the top 10 prices for 2012 Topps Star Wars Galaxy 7 sketch cards.
Upper Deck Evolution video cards are back. A surprise inclusion in 2011 Upper Deck World of Sports, the three new cards feature Michael Jordan, Chris Paul and Alonzo Mourning.
2011 Upper Deck World of Sports brings together superstars from several sports including baseball, hockey, basketball, football, soccer and golf. The mixing of stars offers several unique autograph combinations.
Picking up where the first series left off, The Complete Star Trek the Next Generation Series 2 tackles the second half of the iconic show. The base set covers the final 88 episodes with five photos per card. Boxes promise four autographs.
2012 Press Pass Total Memorabilia Racing offers a new hit-per-pack racing product. Highlights include book cards with both an autograph and up to four pieces of race-used equipment. Fresh faces in the set include Maryeve Dufault, Sergio Pena, and Angela and Amber Cope.
Mountains of unwanted sports card commons is a problem facing many collectors. Here are some simple, practical ways you can avoid a hoarding situation and free up space in your home.
2012 Cryptozoic The Guild captures the first three seasons of the hit web series. Promising a costume card and an autograph in every box, signers include Felicia Day and Wil Wheaton.
After a round in court, individuals may want to be careful where and when they Tebow. Tim Tebow is spending the off-season attempting to secure several trademarks related to his name and is famous pose.
Get an insider’s perspective on how to approach 2012 Topps Heritage Baseball presales. Our comprehensive guide includes practical advice on how to maximize potential profits and avoid common mistakes.
Pre-selling sports cards can be tricky. Learn some important tips on what to do and what to avoid with our comprehensive insider’s guide.
2011 Topps Supreme Football returns, boasting one autograph and either a relic or autographed relic in every pack. The set offers plenty of patch and multi-player signature pairings.
The Topps Golden Giveaway site is live and ready for your codes. We break down the details of the program, how to redeem codes and look at some of the available prizes.
The jersey worn by Jeremy Lin in his big coming-out game against the Lakers on February 10 has hit the auction block. Also part of the auction is a meet-and-greet with Lin and four tickets to the February 22 Knicks game.