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Ohio State University Football Memorabilia Seized During Local Tattoo Parlor Investigation

May 02, 2011 |

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 […]

Sports Card Box Breaking Dictionary

Apr 29, 2011 |

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.

Bowman AFLAC Baseball Card Buying Guide

Apr 29, 2011 |

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.

Illegal Retail Sports Card Scheme Unraveled By Florida Authorities

Apr 25, 2011 |

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 Panini Classics Basketball Review

Apr 22, 2011 |

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.

2011 Topps Tribute Baseball Review

Apr 21, 2011 |

Like previous versions of Tribute, it will appeal to those with a big time collecting budget more so than the everyday collector. 2011 Tribute is nearly identical to last season’s with a slightly increased emphasis on legends and slightly revamped card design. The product as a whole is solid, delivering some legendary autographs, relics and autographed relics.

Top 25 First Week eBay Sales: 2010-11 Classics Basketball

Apr 21, 2011 |

Bill Russell, John Wall, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Significant Signatures highlight our look at the top 25 first week eBay basketball card sales from Panini’s 2010-11 Classics. Bill Russell’s Significant Signatures on-card autograph tops the list with a sale price of $275.

Sleeper Football Cards: 2011 Upper Deck Football Stripe Redemptions

Apr 20, 2011 |

Seeded in 2011 Upper Deck Football are 15 stripe, 25 stripe and 100 stripe redemptions. The amount of number of the stripe is the amount of cards of that player you are entitled to. 1991 Wild Card featured the one of the most famous cards of this kind of all-time – the Brett Favre 1000 stripe.

Charlie Sheen Signs Roughly $400,000 Worth of Replica Sports Memorabilia

Apr 20, 2011 |

On Sunday, Charlie Sheen singed an estimated $400,000 worth of replica sports memorabilia from Major League I and II, Eight Men Out. For good measure the Twitter sensation also signed some Wall Street and Two and a Half Men memorabilia.

2011 TriStar Signa Cuts Football

Apr 20, 2011 |

TriStar Signa-Cuts Football offers football fans a chance to collect rare cut signatures from past and present legends of the gridiron. Each box delivers one encased cut signature numbered to 25 or less. Highlights of the checklist include Jerry Rice, Jim Thorpe and Bart Starr. 2011 TriStar Signa-Cuts is scheduled to hit hobby shop shelves on May 18th, 2011.

2011 Upper Deck Football Review

Apr 19, 2011 |

2011 Upper Deck Football marks the beginning of a new era in pre-draft football card offerings. It also marks the first base Upper Deck Football product since the 2009. The product’s rookie autographs also have a chance at doing something once thought impossible for a pre-draft product – retain value.

Top 10 eBay Baseball Card Sales: Troy Tulowitzki

Apr 19, 2011 |

2005 Bowman Chrome 1/1 Superfractor tops the list of recent Troy Tulowitzki sales on eBay. The BGS slabbed 1/1 sold for an impressive $3,600. Tulowitzki’s two most hottest cards are his 2005 Bowman Chrome RC and his 2005 Topps Rookie Cup auto, each of which are available in a variety of parallels.

Lenny Dykstra Accused of Looting Own Bankruptcy Estates to Pay Off Creditors

Apr 19, 2011 |

Former Mets and Phillies outfielder accused of looting his own bankruptcy homes to pay off the $30 million dollar debt he owed creditors.

2010-11 NBA All-Rookie Card Teams

Apr 18, 2011 |

Blake Griffin, John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins highlight our basketball card geared look at the top rookies from the 2010-11 NBA season. A combination of on-court performance and hobby performance were the determining factors when placing players on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd All-Rookie Card teams.

MLB Shop Releases 2010 San Francisco Giants Hardcover Book, DVD Box Set

Apr 18, 2011 |

Official MLB fan shop releases commemorative hardcover book, 8-DVD box set that tells the story of the 2010 San Francisco Giants World Series Championship run.

Top 5 eBay Sales: 2011 Upper Deck Evolution Video Trading Cards

Apr 15, 2011 |

Early eBay sales suggest that 2011 Upper Deck Football’s Evolution video trading cards aren’t living up to the hype. Regular autographed cards featuring rookies like Cam Newton and Jake Locker are selling every bit as well as the industry’s first ever video card.

Virtual Basketball Card Show: Blake Griffin

Apr 15, 2011 |

Take a step into one of the craziest basketball card shows of all-time featuring over 60 different Blake Griffin cards! We’ve captured some of the craziest Griffin card pictures to have recently passed through eBay for your viewing pleasure. 29th-31st Century trading card coverage in the 21st Century!

Baseball Card Prospecting Update: Hot Starts

Apr 15, 2011 |

Mike Trout, Bryce Brentz, Anthony Rizzo and Brett Jackson highlight our baseball card geared look at 11 minor league prospects that have gotten off to a hot start during the first few weeks of the 2011 MiLB season.

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