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Remaining Amway Arena Infrastructure to be Auctioned

May 26, 2011 |

The Amway Arena in Orlando will literally be sold, piece by piece, next month to the highest bidder. The Heritage Global auction will be held on June 8th on behalf of the city of Orlando and the Orlando Magic and will include much of the arena’s infrastructure. The auction will be held at the arena […]

Atlanta Thrashers on Verge of Relocation

May 26, 2011 |

The NHL will likely see one of their franchises relocate in the next few weeks as the sale of the Atlanta Thrashers to True North Sports & Entertainment awaits finalization. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the price has already been agreed upon, with $110 million going to the Atlanta Spirit (current owners) and a $60 […]

2011 Upper Deck All-Time Greats Basketball

May 25, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details Want a one-in-six chance of landing a Michael Jordan autograph? Look no further than the ultra-premium 2011 Upper Deck All-Time Greats Basketball. Some of basketball’s greatest stars from today and yesteryear are on display for this set that boasts player-specific packaging and all on-card autographs. The set’s 20-player checklist is filled […]

Minnesota Wild to Host “Fan Fest” in Conjunction With NHL Draft

May 25, 2011 |

The Minnesota Wild are hosting a fan-centered event in honor of this years’ NHL draft. The first round of the NHL Draft starts at 7PM on June 24th at the Xcel Energy Center. The “Fan Fest” runs that afternoon at the Crowne Plaza – St. Paul Riverfront from 12 -5 PM. Highlights of the upcoming […]

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 […]

Behind the Scenes of a Trading Card Photo Shoot

May 24, 2011 |

Panini recently gave fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse of card-making when they conducted a photo shoot with the first-round pick of the Atlanta Falcons, Julio Jones, at the 2011 NFL Rookie Premiere. The former Alabama wide receiver should be a strong candidate for Rookie of the Year and will likely battle another first-round pick, AJ Green, […]

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 […]

Luc Robitaille Auctions Memorabilia for Charity

May 23, 2011 |

NHL Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille has been in the news lately due to his financial troubles, which are detailed here. On a more positive note, he plans to raise money for his charity, Echoes of Hope, through an auction of his personal memorabilia. “The Luc Robitaille Collection” has a wide range of items that […]

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 […]

Delta Dugout Event Adds Excitement to Subway Series

May 20, 2011 |

The second-annual Delta Dugout will be held this weekend, May 20th – 22nd, at Madison Square Park. The interactive fan-centered event is intended to add fun and excitement to the inter-city battle between the New York Yankees and Mets. Each of the three games in the series will be shown on a JumboTron for those […]

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 […]

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