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Hines Ward Wins “Dancing With the Stars,” Continuing Traditon of Athlete Winners

May 25, 2011 |

Hines Ward won the 12th edition of “Dancing With the Stars” beating out fellow celebrity finalists, Kirstie Alley and Chelsea Kane. The win by the current Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver marks the sixth time in 12 seasons that a former or current athlete has won the mirror ball trophy. Previous winners include Shawn Johnson (gymnastics), […]

Images from Rookie Premiere To Make Debut in 2011 Donruss Elite

May 25, 2011 |

The first group of photos from the 2011 NFL Rookie Premiere will make their debut in the “New Breed” insert set of 2011 Donruss Elite. Visit our product preview for more information about the release. The photos for the set come from the beginning of the NFL Rookie Premiere which explains why all players have […]

One Last Vote to Finalize Fan-Chosen Insert Set in NBA Hoops 2011-2012

May 24, 2011 |

The player checklist is pretty much set. Now, only the design remains for the 2011-2012 NBA Hoops insert set chosen entirely by the fans. “A Night to Remember” will cover 20 players and their single-game NBA records. The players and their achievements are listed below in order of voting: Regular Season: Wilt Chamberlain’s single-game scoring […]

NFL Cancels Rookie Symposium Due to Lockout

May 24, 2011 |

The NFL Rookie Symposium scheduled for June 26th at the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, OH has been canceled due to the ongoing NFL lockout. The purpose of the event is to teach a crash-course aimed to rookies on issues they will be dealing with as NFL players and how to handle them. The […]

2011 Topps Finest UFC

May 22, 2011 |

2011 Topps Finest UFC details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparison and other information. The set brings together such brand hallmarks as Refractor rainbows, autographs and mini boxes.

Topps Reveals 2011 Bowman Baseball Autograph Redemptions

May 22, 2011 |

Topps has released the names of the signers for the mystery autograph redemptions found in 2011 Bowman Baseball. The list of signers has five names: Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati Reds Darin Mastroianni, Toronto Blue Jays Jarred Cosart, Philadelphia Phillies Lars Anderson, Boston Red Sox Collectors will not know which card they’re getting […]

Jose Bautista Rookie Card Checklist

May 22, 2011 |

Check out our rookie card checklist of reigning American League home run champion Jose Bautista, who is proving that his breakout performance of 2010 was no fluke. Appearing in several sets from Topps in 2002, Bautista didn’t have any autograph rookies, although Bowman’s Best does feature a base card and several parallels with game-used bat […]

“Macho Man” Randy Savage Dies in Car Accident

May 20, 2011 |

Randy Poffo, better known as “Macho Man” Randy Savage, died this morning near Tampa, Florida after being involved in a car accident. It is being reported that he had a heart attack while driving, which resulted in the crash. Savage was 58-years old. Savage is best know for his days with WWE, headlining multiple Wrestlemania […]

Early Set of Handwritten Soccer Rules to be Auctioned

May 20, 2011 |

The earliest known set of club-soccer rules will be auctioned by Sotheby’s of London on July 14th. The soccer club, Sheffield FC, will be auctioning a pamphlet entitled “Rules, Regulations, & Laws of the Sheffield Foot-Ball Club”. These rules were formulated by the club during a meeting in 1859. Sheffield FC is recognized by FIFA […]

Eric Hosmer Rookie Cards Checklist

May 20, 2011 |

Eric Hosmer has broken into the big leagues as one of the top rookies of 2011 and his rookie cards are red hot.

NHL Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille Faces Financial Trouble

May 19, 2011 |

Although Canadian-born Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille had a terrific NHL career, he has not had the same success in his business endeavors. Robitaille took out a $950,000 loan on his Santa Monica home and stopped making payments in December, 2010 and the home has been foreclosed by the bank. On top of that, Robitaille’s […]

61-Year-Old Letter From George Steinbrenner to be Auctioned

May 19, 2011 |

Mary Jane Elster (now Schriner) was a typical teen living in Bay Village, OH in 1949. That year, a new family moved to town. Sixteen-year-old Mary Jane befriended the family’s son, a young man named George Steinbrenner. When Steinbrenner went away to college at Williams in the 1950s, they maintained their relationship by corresponding though […]

1971 MLB Champion Pittsburgh Pirates to Appear at Memorabila Show

May 19, 2011 |

Sixteen players from the Pittsburgh Pirates 1971 World Series Championship team will be attending a sports memorabilia show in Moon Township, PA. Held at Robert Morris University’s (RMU) Sewall Center from May 20th through the 22nd, the show will have 250 tables of cards and memorabilia. All players, with the exception of Hall of Famer […]

1955 Topps Baseball Cards

May 19, 2011 |

1955 Topps Baseball Card Price Comparisons, Set Details, Checklist, and Auction Tracker.

1952 Bowman Baseball Cards

May 19, 2011 |

1952 Bowman Baseball Card Price Comparisons, Set Details, Checklist, and Auction Tracker.

Even in Retirement, Michael Jordan Continues to Drive Basketball Collecting

May 18, 2011 |

The Chicago Bulls took an expected tumble from the top of the sports world when Michael Jordan retired for the second time, and final as a Bull, on January 13th, 1999. Although he would return to the NBA to play for the Washington Wizards, he did not display the same dominance he showed during his […]

2010-11 Panini Dominion Hockey Cards

May 18, 2011 |

2010-11 Panini Dominion Hockey details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparison and other information. The ultra high-end product features low-numbered rookie cards, and on-card autographs.

2011 National Sports Collectors Convention Confirms Extended Autograph Lineup

May 18, 2011 |

The 32nd-Annual National Sport Collectors Convention in Chicago (Rosemont, IL – Donald E. Stephens Convention Center) has confirmed a strong lineup of attendees for autograph sessions to be held on August 3rd – 7th. Players currently expected to attend are listed by day below and consist of active and retired players from the four major […]

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