Kobe Bryant is seeking a restraining order against the sports memorabilia company Art of the Game. Bryant and Panini claim the company sold fake Bryant autographs.
In the Game has announced further plans for the National, including their VIP card set and two wrapper redemption programs for exclusive game-used cards.
David Price is the latest person to get a deal stemming from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit. The pitcher, who gave up the home run, has signed with Steiner Sports to provide autographs for their “DJ3K” line of baseball memorabilia.
The oldest known set of soccer rules sold at auction for $1.4 million. Although a huge amount, it was considered a disappointment.
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.
President Obama has had his own comic book. Same with KISS and Lady Gaga. Now, it’s Tiger Woods’ turn. Bluewater Comics has just released a bio-comic on the golfer.
Former President George W. Bush has signed 200 cards for 2011 Allen & Ginter Baseball from Topps, including a handful with inscriptions.
Guide to collecting Steve Young’s football cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
Miller High Life and other companies are stepping up to cover Christian Lopez’s tax bill as a result of gifts received for returning Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit ball. Topps has also announced they’ll be producing a Lopez card later this year.
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.
Last night, Panini let it slip on Twitter that they’re headed back to the diamond with 2011 Elite Extra Edition Baseball.
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.
2011 Wheels Main Event Racing details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparison and other information. It is a refreshingly straight-forward set that promises one autograph, two memorabilia cards in each hobby box.
The latest updates on show-exclusive deals and autograph signer additions including Ric Flair and Kurt Angle.
2011 Leaf Best of Baseball promises collectors one cut signature card and one graded buyback card (rookie, pre-1970 vintage star or modern autograph or memorabilia card) per pack.
Although the 2011 MLB FanFest is winding down, there’s still a handful of exclusive giveaways for collectors.