One of the most popular modern brands in hockey, we count down the ten best Upper Deck The Cup rookie cards released between 2005-06 and 2010-11.
As the FBI continues to make arrests for fake game-used memorabilia, some of the details are starting to surface. Paul Lesko looks at an interview the FBI had with Brad Wells, a defendant in the case, in which Wells names Donruss, Topps and Upper Deck.
2004 Topps Traded & Rookies Baseball updates both the flagship Topps and Topps Chrome lines. The 220-card set mixes players pictured with their new teams and prospects. Felix Hernandez is the key rookie card.
Precious Metal Gems are back. One of the hobby’s all-time hottest inserts return in 2011-12 Fleer Retro Basketball. Our comprehensive guide includes a full checklist, details, shopping guide and a background on the set’s origins.
Upper Deck is being countersued by Executive Trading over political trading cards. Paul Lesko has the details, legal analysis and copies of court documents.
Upper Deck is facing another lawsuit. Joseph Pirozzi and J&T Hobby filed fraud charges against the company, alleging Upper Deck violated a distribution agreement.
The 2012 Topps Finest Baseball Autographed Jumbo Patch Superfractor Yu Darvish has been pulled. Check out the video and get the reactions from both the collector who got it and his plans for the card.
Here are three cheap baseball card sets everyone should own that give an in-depth history of the game. Best of all? They’re all cheaper than one vintage Mickey Mantle card.
2012 Press Pass Legends Hall of Fame Edition is an all-autograph release with a checklist of 50 players from several sports. All cards are numbered to 50 or less. Every box comes with four autographs.
1966 Topps Batman A Series Red Bat is the second of three Caped Crusader sets featuring the artwork of Norman Saunders. The 44-card set has a similar tone to the TV show that was popular at the time.
2011-12 Fleer Retro Basketball sees the return of several classic hobby names including Jambalaya, Precious Metal Gems and SkyBox Autographphics. Hobby boxes promise six autographs.
Cal Ripken Jr. is one of baseball’s good guys. Even in retirement, he remains one of the most collected players in the hobby. We take a look at 10 of our favorite Cal Ripken Jr. cards, including rookies, inserts and autographs.
1984-85 Topps Hockey sees the company return to the rink after a short absence. A strong rookie crop includes Steve Yzerman, Pat LaFontaine, Dave Andreychuk and Tom Barrasso.
Picking up where the previous year’s set left off, 1940-41 O-Pee-Chee V301-2 includes 50 players. The over-sized cards are highlighted by a sepia design. Several stars are on the checklist, including Milt Schmidt.
Did you know that Russell Wilson is a two-sport star? After being drafted by the Colorado Rockies, he was included on a handful of baseball cards. We’ve got full details and a checklist.
Based off the wildly popular cartoon, 2012 Enterplay My Little Pony Friendship is Magic includes a fun mix of base cards, foil cards and interactive inserts. It has also been a surprise hit on the secondary market.
1986-87 Topps Hockey features a clean design with bright white borders. Although the Patrick Roy rookie is by far the key card, other first-year standouts include John Vanbiesbrouk and Wendel Clark.
While not the strongest checklist from a rookie card standpoint, 2004 Topps Baseball has a clean design that stands up well. With the World Series celebrating its 100th anniversary, several insert sets celebrate the Fall Classic.