The new Washington Wizards owner has decided to change the look of his team’s jerseys.
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 [...]
Some rather unique Charles Barkley sports memorabilia has made its way onto eBay.
Like scores of other hard working Americans, long time sports card collector Joe Lalley has fallen on hard times financially. In order to raise some much needed cash, Lalley recently made the difficult decision to part with his collection. He found a buyer for his collection in the form of Mark Schreiber, the owner of [...]
2010-11 Panini NBA Season Update is a budget friendly basketball that will introduce two unique new insert sets to last year’s popular lineup of subsets. The new additions, All Stars and Green Week, will include pieces of game used memorabilia from the 2010 and 2011 NBA All-Star Games and 2009-11 Green Weeks.
Mark Ingram discusses football cards with Panini America during the 2011 NFL Players Rookie Debut Event.
The first of a three-part sports memorabilia auction centered around Red Auerbach’s memorabilia collection resulted in a total of $785,550 in sales.
Printable Steven Stamkos RC checklist complete with statistical breakdown of total rookies, rookie auto’s, numbered rookies, and more! From The Cup to Ultimate Collection, we cover every true 2008-09 Stamkos Rookie Card in existence.
Joe Proski, the original athletic trainer for the Phoenix Suns, has a love for sports memorabilia that is only rivaled by his love of collector cars. Joe grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and like most residents of Green Bay he is a life long Packers fan. His father worked for the Packers and was [...]
Nearly two months after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, Mizuno USA, best known for their golf and baseball sportswear and equipment, has organized several eBay sports memorabilia charity auctions to benefit relief efforts. All of the money raised in the auctions will go directly to the Japan Relief Fund for GlobalGiving, with none [...]
Ever wondered who the hottest players in the baseball card and memorabilia hobby are? Chances are you have. Look around in any large hobby related forum or website (including this one) and chances are you will see at least one player hot list. But as fun as these lists are to read they rely on [...]
Now that the Washington Capitals have advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they are giving their fans more opportunities to take home rare NHL and Capital memorabilia. At every home game a silent auction will take place in the concourse of section 119. Bidding for the items begins when the doors [...]
UPDATE 5/2/11 Wayne Gretzky’s PSA 10 O-Pee-Chee rookie card sold for $94,163 on Sunday. SCP Auctions claims that this is the most a hockey card single has ever sold for. The Laguna Niguel Auction house and SCP Auctions Inc. are hosting a sports memorabilia silent auction with exceptional, high-ticket items including the late coach Red [...]
An investigative team from WBNS-10 TV acquired a letter from the U.S. Attorney’s office addressed to Ohio State’s Associative Vice President, Sandra Anderson. The letter lists all Ohio State Memorabilia seized from Edward Rife, the tattoo parlor owner who allegedly gave discounted tattoos to Ohio State football players in exchange for tickets and memorabilia. Some [...]
From blaster boxes to rack packs, we explain some of the terminology used in the world of trading cards. In order to assist in the explanation, we enlisted the services of Cardboard Connection’s favorite rip-aholic Cornelius, who recently ripped his seventh case of 2010 Topps Unrivaled Football.
The AFLAC auto is among the most confusing purchases a collector will ever encounter, especially if the AFLAC auto was seeded in a pre-2009 Bowman product. I’ts important to do your homework before purchasing any AFLAC autograph, we give you some of the keys to making a safe purchase.
Jesus Gil and Vivian Galarraga of Hunter’s Creek, Florida were arrested last Tuesday as the result of a several month-long investigation in which authorities say they defrauded Target and Wal-Mart of thousands of dollars worth of retail sports cards. The fraudulently obtained cards were then sold through their eBay account for a staggering profit. The [...]
2010-11 Classics is the basketball card equivalent of an above-average NBA 6th man. While it lacks the finishing touches and all-around game to crack the starting lineup, it does bring enough to the table to warrant plenty of playing time.