The 2011 Roger Federer Grand Slam Box Set honors the record 16 major championships won by the all-time tennis great. The tennis card set includes 32 base cards and one memorabilia booklet card.
Derek Jeter and Serena Williams have topped a poll naming America’s favorite male and female athletes.
Panini has revealed details on some of the many items they’ll be giving away at the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago. Also, Leaf has updated details on how their VIP cards will be handed out.
TriStar has announced details for their VIP card set for the National and specifics on a TNA Impact Wrestling package that includes autographs from Ric Flair and Kurt Angle.
More free stuff for those going to the National. PSA have announced plans to give away 5,000 copies of the September issue of Sports Market Report at the event.
Details and highlights of the cards Panini will be giving out at the National through their wrapper redemption program.
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.