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Sports card, entertainment trading card and memorabilia new product releases, hot products, hot player collectibles analysis, newly released checklists and more of the newest most relevant news in the hobby.

12 Days of Christmas Sports Collectors Remix

12 Days of Christmas Sports Collectors Remix

Get a hobby spin of a Christmas classic. You’ll never look at Derrek Lee cards the same.

1948 Leaf Williams PSA 9, 53 Topps Mantle PSA 8, 52 Topps Mays PSA 8 and more, Highlight PWCC Premier Auction #3

1948 Leaf Williams PSA 9, 53 Topps Mantle PSA 8, 52 Topps Mays PSA 8 and more, Highlight PWCC Premier Auction #3

Another exciting auction is underway with PWCC Premier Auction #3. In addition to the top three huge items mentioned in the title, bidders will also find a 55 Topps Sandy Koufax PSA 8.5 and a 52 Topps Mantle with amazing eye appeal for only being graded 2.5 GD+.

1955 Bowman Baseball Cards

1955 Bowman Baseball Cards

Closing out this hobby chapter for vintage collectors, 1955 Bowman Baseball provides the last release for the iconic baseball brand. The vintage set is headlined by Mickey Mantle.

1960 Topps VIP Set Continues Long Standing National Convention Tradition

1960 Topps VIP Set Continues Long Standing National Convention Tradition

The 2010 Topps VIP set continues a long-standing tradition of creating a 50th anniversary version of cards for National VIP’s. The 5 card set will be numbered consecutively from card #573-577 as a continuation of the original 1960 Topps set. As in the past, VIP’s will get 4 card packs as part of their VIP […]

2008-09 Topps Chrome Basketball Cards

2008-09 Topps Chrome Basketball Cards

While there are several key rookies to chase, 2008-09 Topps Chrome Basketball has seen a strong uptick thanks to the base cards for LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.

2009 Playoff Prestige Football Product Breakdown

2009 Playoff Prestige Football Product Breakdown

2009 Playoff Prestige Football Hits Per Box: 4 Box Configuration: 24 Packs / 8 Cards Per Pack Product Information Every Hobby Box Contains: (4) Autograph and/or Game Used Memorabilia Cards (1 Autograph Guaranteed) (24) Rookie Cards (1) Insert or Parallel (3) Draft Picks Light Blue (1) Extra Points Gold (1) NFL Draft Insert (1) Prestigious […]

2009 Topps Heritage Baseball Short Print Checklist

2009 Topps Heritage Baseball Short Print Checklist

Topps has announced the official list of short printed base cards in 2009 Topps Heritage Baseball. The set features a total of 75 different short prints (#426 – #500). 2009 Topps Heritage Short Prints were seeded at a rate of 1:3 packs: Card # Player Team 426 Scott Rolen Toronto Blue Jays 427 Ben Francisco […]

2009 Upper Deck Baseball Card Short Prints Announced

2009 Upper Deck Baseball Card Short Prints Announced

Upper Deck has announced the inclusion of three short printed cards in their recently released 2009 Upper Deck Series One Baseball Card Product. The short prints are as follows: Joe DiMaggio (#0) showing the “Yankee Clipper” smiling after he tied the then-MLB consecutive games hit streak at 44. Ken Griffey Jr. and Michael Jordan. Both […]

2010 Bowman Stephen Strasburg Red Auto Sells For $19,975

2010 Bowman Stephen Strasburg Red Auto Sells For $19,975

Last night, the second chapter of 2010 Bowman Stephen Strasburg Red Auto came to a close. Last month, the rare 1/1 Strasburg Red Auto nearly hit the $1,000,000 mark on eBay, which later turned out to be fraudulent bids from people with no intent on purchasing the card.  The seller then decided to take his […]

2011 AFC and NFC Pro Bowl Rosters Announced

2011 AFC and NFC Pro Bowl Rosters Announced

Tom Brady, Ray Lewis, Michael Vick, Adrian Peterson, Devin McCourty, Calvin Johnson, Ndamukong Suh, Brian Urlacher, Clay Matthews highlight the 2011 Pro Bowl roster which was announced earlier today by the NFL.

2011 Collectibles Industry Summit Update: 3/23/11

2011 Collectibles Industry Summit Update: 3/23/11

Kevin Isaacson’s top 10 highlights (so far), Upper Deck’s upcoming trading card evolution, Panini’s new distribution plan, Knight’s Lance Black Box contest and the latest news, notes, press releases and updates from the 2011 Sports Collectibles Industry Summit in Las Vegas.

2011 MLB Baseball Hat Rankings

2011 MLB Baseball Hat Rankings

While jerseys get all the credit in the sports world of today, it’s the baseball cap that is baseball’s most popular and identifiable article of sports wear. Below is a look at one man’s opinion of each Major League Baseball hat.

2011 National Sports Collectors Convention Recap and Highlights

2011 National Sports Collectors Convention Recap and Highlights

Exclusive cards, hobby networking, giveaways and deals were among the many highlights of the 2011 National.

2011 Sports Collectibles Industry Summit Update: 3/15/11

2011 Sports Collectibles Industry Summit Update: 3/15/11

UDA Michael Jordan jersey raffle, Babe Ruth laptop skins and the latest news, notes and updates from the upcoming 2011 Sports Collectibles Industry Summit, which takes place in Las Vegas from March 20-23.

2012 NSCC: Day One and the Man Without a Plan

2012 NSCC: Day One and the Man Without a Plan

Rick Klein goes to Baltimore to tackle the 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention. Get his view of the show for Thursday, August 2nd as he gets lost in quarter boxes, ogles at the Black Swamp Find and eats some really old gum.

2012 Topps Prime Football Hobby Box Winner Announced

2012 Topps Prime Football Hobby Box Winner Announced

Find out the winner of our 2012 Topps Prime Football contest.

2013 National Sports Collectors Convention News, Notes and Recap

2013 National Sports Collectors Convention News, Notes and Recap

Couldn’t make the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention? Here’s a detailed look at the show including plenty of pictures and videos.

2013 Topps Chrome Redemption Update

2013 Topps Chrome Redemption Update

Topps has announced the autograph redemptions that will be found in 2013 Topps Chrome Baseball. They also revealed that they will start making weekly signing updates.

2015 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide, Exclusive Cards & More

2015 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide, Exclusive Cards & More

As far as sports card and memorabilia shows go, none are bigger than the National. Get full details on the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention, which runs July 29 to August 2 in Chicago.

2015 Topps Football Road to Victory Promo Redemption Details

2015 Topps Football Road to Victory Promo Redemption Details

The 2015 Topps Football Road to Victory promo allows collectors to submit special team-specific inserts for a chance to win exclusive card sets. View full details on the promotion geared around the Super Bowl 50 champion.

2016 Chicago Cubs World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

2016 Chicago Cubs World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

They did it! The Chicago Cubs are the 2016 World Series champs! Celebrate the occasion with some championship apparel or memorabilia.

2016 Leaf Trinity Baseball Cards

2016 Leaf Trinity Baseball Cards

Only containing on-card autographs, 2016 Leaf Trinity Baseball features a premium design and six signed cards in every box.

2016 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

2016 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

The biggest card show of the year, the National is an annual highlight for many collectors. Check out the details for the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention, including scheduled signers and exclusive cards. The event runs from August 3 to August 7 in Atlantic City.

2016 Panini Black Gold Football Cards

2016 Panini Black Gold Football Cards

Oozing with black and gold designs, 2016 Panini Black Gold Football promises a total of six hits in every box with at least four autographs or relics.

2016 Panini Encased Football Cards

2016 Panini Encased Football Cards

Featuring mainly hits, 2016 Panini Encased Football is headlined by one professionally graded card in every hobby box.

2016 Panini Flawless Football Cards

2016 Panini Flawless Football Cards

Helping close out the ’16 NFL collecting season, 2016 Panini Flawless Football proves last is most definitely not least. Every high-end box includes six autographs, two relics and two gem cards.

2016 Panini Honors Football Cards

2016 Panini Honors Football Cards

Returning to their gridiron past, 2016 Panini Honors Football mixes previously signed cards with several new choices. Hobby boxes yield a pair of autographs.

2016 Panini Limited Football Cards

2016 Panini Limited Football Cards

Returning after a short break, 2016 Panini Limited Football is a hit-per-pack release for NFL collectors. Each hobby box includes two autographs and one relic.

2016 Panini National Treasures Football Cards

2016 Panini National Treasures Football Cards

One of the top annual options for high-end NFL collectors, and celebrating its 10th anniversary, 2016 Panini National Treasures Football is once again the place to find key rookie releases and quality inserts. Every box totals six hits.

2016 Panini Plates and Patches Football Cards

2016 Panini Plates and Patches Football Cards

A blast from the recent past, 2016 Panini Plates and Patches Football sees the NFL brand’s hobby reboot. Each box promises a trio of hits including a one-of-one plate.

2016 Panini Select Football Cards

2016 Panini Select Football Cards

Collectors are in store for bold designs and lots of color with 2016 Panini Select Football. Hobby boxes total two signed cards and one relic.

2016 Topps Now Election Trading Cards - 2017 Inauguration Update

2016 Topps Now Election Trading Cards – 2017 Inauguration Update

Offering a nearly-instant collectible that documents key moments in the race for the White House, 2016 Topps Now Presidential Election is an online exclusive with a limited sales period.

2016 Upper Deck Marvel Annual Trading Cards

2016 Upper Deck Marvel Annual Trading Cards

Revisiting the year across the Marvel Universe, 2016 Upper Deck Marvel Annual features one insert in every pack as well as a premium hit in each box.

2016-17 Donruss Optic Basketball Cards

2016-17 Donruss Optic Basketball Cards

Base Donruss plus chromium equals 2016-17 Donruss Optic Basketball. The new release features plenty of rookie content and Opti-Chrome parallels

2016-17 Fleer Showcase Hockey Cards

2016-17 Fleer Showcase Hockey Cards

Continuing the throwback product, 2016-17 Fleer Showcase Hockey mixes multiple brands and designs into one rookie-filled set. Each hobby box contains one autograph along with several inserts.

2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey Cards

2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey Cards

Applying a chrome finish to OPC, 2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum brings shine to the retro-based release. Each hobby box includes one autograph.

2016-17 Panini Aficionado Basketball Cards

2016-17 Panini Aficionado Basketball Cards

Reaching back into the past, 2016-17 Panini Aficionado Basketball takes a decidedly ’90s design approach to NBA cards. Every hobby box includes one autographs and one relic.

2016-17 Panini National Treasures Basketball Cards

2016-17 Panini National Treasures Basketball Cards

One of the original, premium NBA sets, 2016-17 Panini National Treasures Basketball is back for another year. Every high-end box totals eight hits.

2016-17 Panini NBA Day Promo Basketball Cards

2016-17 Panini NBA Day Promo Basketball Cards

Rewarding collectors who purchase hobby boxes, 2016-17 Panini NBA Day Basketball is a promo set in the same vein as their Black Friday or Father’s Day releases.

2016-17 Panini Prestige Basketball Cards

2016-17 Panini Prestige Basketball Cards

Back in the hobby rotation, 2016-17 Panini Prestige Basketball taps into the stars of the league. Every hobby box includes two autographs and one relic.

2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball Cards

2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball Cards

Geared to vivid colors and designs, 2016-17 Panini Revolution Basketball returns as a product not so focused on hits. Each box features multiple rookie cards, parallels and inserts.

2016-17 Panini Select Basketball Cards

2016-17 Panini Select Basketball Cards

Offering a tiered base set and a trio of hits in each hobby box, 2016-17 Panini Select Basketball takes a Prizm-based approach to NBA cards.

2016-17 Panini Threads Basketball Cards

2016-17 Panini Threads Basketball Cards

Promising two hits per box and a pair of hobby-exclusive Leather Rookies, 2016-17 Panini Threads Basketball brings NBA collectors a variety of inserts to chase.

2016-17 SP Authentic Hockey Cards

2016-17 SP Authentic Hockey Cards

With at least two autographs per hobby box, and one being a Future Watch rookie, 2016-17 SP Authentic Hockey updates the format for the popular NHL brand.

2016-17 SP Game Used Hockey Cards

2016-17 SP Game Used Hockey Cards

Updating the format and dropping the box price, 2016-17 SP Game Used Hockey also adds a sixth card. Hobby boxes promise four total hits.

2016-17 SPx Hockey Cards

2016-17 SPx Hockey Cards

Changing the format in a major way, 2016-17 SPx Hockey is now an all-hit release. Featuring four one-card packs per box, collectors can find at least one autograph and one memorabilia card.

2016-17 Upper Deck AHL Hockey Cards

2016-17 Upper Deck AHL Hockey Cards

Get an early shot at budding NHL stars with 2016-17 Upper Deck AHL Hockey. Hobby boxes offer three autographs.

2016-17 Upper Deck Biography of a Season Hockey Cards

2016-17 Upper Deck Biography of a Season Hockey Cards

Issued as a gift with purchase, 2016-17 Upper Deck Biography of a Season Hockey is a promo set that pays tribute to the standout rookies.

2016-17 Upper Deck Black Hockey Cards

2016-17 Upper Deck Black Hockey Cards

Changing the configuration and lowering the price, 2016-17 Upper Deck Black Hockey promises four premium hits in every hobby box.

2016-17 Upper Deck Premier Hockey Cards

2016-17 Upper Deck Premier Hockey Cards

Maintaining the one-pack format, 2016-17 Upper Deck Premier Hockey delivers five hits per box with at least one on-card rookie autograph.

2016-17 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey Cards

2016-17 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey Cards

Following up on the first series, 2016-17 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey brings a new batch of Young Guns and inserts to collect.

2016-17 Upper Deck Trilogy Hockey Cards

2016-17 Upper Deck Trilogy Hockey Cards

2016-17 Upper Deck Trilogy Hockey is again a rookie-centered release with plenty of other big-hit potential. Hobby boxes include two autographs.

2016-17 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Hockey Cards

2016-17 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Hockey Cards

Maintaining the legacy of the NHL brand along with strong rookie coverage, 2016-17 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Hockey delivers three total hits per box.

2016-17 Upper Deck Young Guns Guide

2016-17 Upper Deck Young Guns Checklist and Gallery

Led by Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine, see all the 2016-17 Upper Deck Young Guns in one place! The guide features a full checklist, team info and card gallery for every ’16-17 Young Guns rookie card.

2017 Bowman Chrome Baseball Cards

2017 Bowman Chrome Baseball Cards

Few things get the attention of collectors like chromium and prospects. 2017 Bowman Chrome Baseball continues that tradition with regular Hobby boxes and a new all-autograph HTA Choice box format.

2017 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 3 Trading Cards - Checklist Added

2017 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 3 Trading Cards – Checklist Added

2017 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 3 tackles the third year of the show with another comprehensive set. One autograph and one wardrobe relic falls in each box.

2017 Cryptozoic The Flash Season 2 Trading Cards

2017 Cryptozoic The Flash Season 2 Trading Cards

Featuring signed cards for Grant Gustin, 2017 Cryptozoic The Flash Season 2 offers a detailed look at the small-screen action with one autograph and one relic in every box.

2017 Donruss Baseball Cards

2017 Donruss Baseball Cards

2017 Donruss Baseball takes fans back to the 80s while also focusing on future stars of the game. Each box offers three autographs or relic cards.

2017 Donruss Baseball Variations Guide

2017 Donruss Baseball Variations Guide

Know what to expect from the 2017 Donruss Baseball Variations with our full checklist and gallery. The guide includes side-by-side comparisons for the base and variations.

2017 Fleer Ultra Spider-Man Trading Cards

2017 Fleer Ultra Spider-Man Trading Cards

Tapping into trading card nostalgia but featuring new artwork, 2017 Fleer Ultra Spider-Man highlights key Marvel characters with plenty of famed ’90s inserts.

2017 Funko Emerald City Comicon Exclusives Guide

2017 Funko Emerald City Comicon Exclusives Guide and Shared List

Situated close to the Funko headquarters, ECCC is again the place for rare vinyl collectibles with the 2017 Funko Emerald City Comicon exclusives. See them all with full details on each figure.

2017 Honus Bonus Fantasy Baseball Cards

2017 Honus Bonus Fantasy Baseball Cards

Mixing fantasy baseball and collectible trading cards, 2017 Honus Bonus Fantasy Baseball is a new licensed option for fans and collectors.

2017 Houston Astros World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

2017 Houston Astros World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

Let the celebration begin as the Houston Astros are the 2017 World Series Champions! See some popular memorabilia and apparel options to mark the occasion in our detailed guide.

2017 Imports Dragon MLB Baseball Figures

2017 Imports Dragon MLB Baseball Figures

Collect top names from the season with 2017 Imports Dragon MLB Baseball Figures. Highlights of the set include Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge.

2017 Leaf Babe Ruth Immortal Collection Baseball Cards

2017 Leaf Babe Ruth Immortal Collection Baseball Cards

Centered around memorabilia pieces for the Great Bambino, 2017 Leaf Babe Ruth Immortal Collection Baseball promises four relic cards per box.

2017 Leaf Draft Football Cards - Autograph Printing Plate Packs

2017 Leaf Draft Football Cards – Autograph Printing Plate Packs

A relatively inexpensive way to collect top college players before they are drafted by NFL teams, 2017 Leaf Draft Football packs two autographs into a low-cost blaster.

2017 Leaf Masked Men Hockey Cards - Checklist Added

2017 Leaf Masked Men Hockey Cards – Checklist Added

Honoring those who put their bodies in harm’s way on the ice, 2017 Leaf Masked Men gives hockey fans an opportunity to own a piece of NHL goalie history. Each box guarantees three relic or autograph cards and three metal cards.

2017 Leaf Metal Draft Football Cards

2017 Leaf Metal Draft Football Cards

Collect the potential stars of the NFL with 2017 Leaf Metal Draft Football. The early release features top draftees with five autographs per box.

2017 McFarlane Madden NFL 18 Ultimate Team Figures

2017 McFarlane Madden NFL 18 Ultimate Team Figures

The McFarlane Madden NFL 18 Ultimate Team figures combine the appeal of collecting with in-game Madden 18 codes. Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Russell Wilson are included in the set.

2017 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

2017 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

Check out the full details for the 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention, including ticket info, autograph signers and exclusive cards. The event runs from July 26 to July 30 just outside of Chicago.

2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football Cards

2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football Cards

Featuring an early look at top players of the ’17 NFL Draft, 2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football offers a familiar mix of college cards and autograph tickets.

2017 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball Cards

2017 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball Cards

Old-school charm for the modern collector, 2017 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball maintains its focus on artistic designs for current and former players. Each hobby box includes two hits.

2017 Panini Elite Draft Picks Football Cards

2017 Panini Elite Draft Picks Football Cards

Debuting in the college card world, 2017 Panini Elite Draft Picks Football covers top players heading into the NFL Draft. Every box features five autographs.

2017 Panini Instant NASCAR Racing Cards

2017 Panini Instant NASCAR Racing Cards

From the track to your card collection in a relatively short timeframe, 2017 Panini Instant NASCAR Racing offers key cardboard moments during the season.

2017 Panini Instant NFL Football Cards - Updated Checklist

2017 Panini Instant NFL Football Cards – Updated Checklist

Offering timely cards for NFL events and performances, 2017 Panini Instant NFL Football features base releases along with limited parallels and autographs.

2017 Panini Majestic Football Cards

2017 Panini Majestic Football Cards

A new high-end choice for NFL collectors, 2017 Panini Majestic Football promises four autographs and four relic cards per box.

2017 Panini Stars and Stripes USA Baseball Cards

2017 Panini Stars and Stripes USA Baseball Cards

Providing deep coverage for the different national teams, 2017 Panini Stars and Stripes USA Baseball includes five hits in every hobby box.

2017 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Season 6 Trading Cards

2017 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Season 6 Trading Cards

Return to Westeros with Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Season 6. The comprehensive GoT release includes actor autographs as well as relics and sketch cards.

2017 Rittenhouse Star Trek 50th Anniversary Trading Cards

2017 Rittenhouse Star Trek 50th Anniversary Trading Cards

Looking back over the many years of Star Trek, 2017 Rittenhouse Star Trek 50th Anniversary covers both the television and movie franchises. Every hobby box includes two autographs and a relic booklet card.

2017 Sage Hit Premier Draft Series Football Cards - High Series Checklist

2017 Sage Hit Premier Draft Series Football Cards – High Series Checklist

Packing 15 autographs per hobby box, 2017 Sage Hit Premier Draft Series Football gives collectors the top names heading into the 2017 NFL Draft.

2017 Score Football Cards

2017 Score Football Cards

The popular NFL brand continues with 2017 Score Football. Every jumbo hobby box contains four autographs.

2017 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Cards

Sticking with the regular A&G formula, 2017 Topps Allen & Ginter opts for an old-school approach while continuing to mix baseball with other sports and non-sports topics. And let’s not forget the oddities and surprises.

2017 Topps Archives Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Archives Baseball Cards

Revamping the brand somewhat, 2017 Topps Archives Baseball is still a retro-themed MLB release. Every hobby box includes a pair of autographs.

2017 Topps Baseball Complete Set Guide

2017 Topps Baseball Complete Set Guide

Take the work out of flagship with the various 2017 Topps Baseball Complete Set offerings. Each factory set features all 700 cards from Series 1 and 2, as well as several exclusive cards.

2017 Topps Baseball Silver Pack 1987 Chrome Promo Cards

2017 Topps Baseball Silver Pack 1987 Chrome Promo Cards

The 2017 Topps Baseball Silver pack promotion honors the ’87 design with an exclusive chromium take. The free cards are earned with flagship hobby and jumbo box purchases.

2017 Topps Bunt Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Bunt Baseball Cards

Again putting a physical spin on the popular baseball app, 2017 Topps Bunt Baseball brings digital cards to life for collectors. One insert comes in every pack.

2017 Topps Chrome Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Chrome Baseball Cards

The popular chromium MLB brand rolls on with 2017 Topps Chrome Baseball. Hobby delivers two autographs per box.

2017 Topps Definitive Collection Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Definitive Collection Baseball Cards

Bringing more high-end MLB offerings, 2017 Topps Definitive Collection Baseball is a premium, all-hit release. Every box contains six autographs and two relics.

2017 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball Cards

Promising nine autographs and one relic per box, 2017 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball debuts in the super high-end realm of MLB collecting.

2017 Topps Doctor Who Signature Series Trading Cards

2017 Topps Doctor Who Signature Series Trading Cards

Heavy on autographs from the popular sci-fi series, 2017 Topps Doctor Who Signature Series promises one signed card in every pack.

2017 Topps Finest Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Finest Baseball Cards

Back as a hobby-only set, 2017 Topps Finest Baseball features two on-card autographs per master box. Finest Finishes is a new case-hit autograph insert.

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Comics

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Comics

Get your GPK on with new comics and exclusive stickers courtesy of 2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Comics. Each edition is available for only one week.

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Trumpocracy Sticker Gallery

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Trumpocracy Sticker Gallery

Documenting the time in office for Donald Trump, 2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Trumpocracy is an ongoing sticker set with a limited sales period.

2017 Topps Heritage Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Heritage Baseball Cards

Honoring the 1968 set, 2017 Topps Heritage Baseball brings the past to the present with another nostalgic set. Every hobby box includes one hit and one box topper.

2017 Topps Jay Lynch GPK Wacky Packages Tribute Set

2017 Topps Jay Lynch GPK Wacky Packages Tribute Set

Collect some classic designs and take part in a good cause with the 2017 Topps Jay Lynch GPK Wacky Packages Tribute Set. Renowned Garbage Pail Kids and Wacky Packages artists contributed to the set with proceeds going to Jay Lynch’s medical expenses.

2017 Topps MLB Sticker Collection Baseball

2017 Topps MLB Sticker Collection Baseball

A low-frills take on the new season, 2017 Topps MLB Sticker Collection Baseball features top players, rookies and even mascots in a simple set.

2017 Topps Now Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Now Baseball Cards

Now reloads for the new MLB season with 2017 Topps Now Baseball! Keep track of it all with our detailed profile that will be regularly updated.

2017 Topps Now Golden Ticket Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Now Golden Ticket Baseball Cards

Offering very rare versions of the on-demand cards, 2017 Topps Now Golden Ticket redemptions are a limited inclusion in flagship baseball. See full details including how to redeem your Golden Tickets.

2017 Topps Now MLS Soccer Cards

2017 Topps Now MLS Soccer Cards

The time is Now for Major League Soccer. 2017 Topps Now MLS chronicles the domestic pro league season with regular on-demand releases throughout the year.

2017 Topps Now Road to Opening Day Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Now Road to Opening Day Baseball Cards

Just as it sounds, 2017 Topps Now Road to Opening Day covers the rosters leading up to the MLB’s regular season. Sets are available for all 30 franchises with limited Autograph Editions for some of the teams.

2017 Topps Now UFC MMA Cards

2017 Topps Now UFC MMA Cards

2017 Topps Now UFC marks round two in the cage with a new year of real-time cards. The limited-time cards are exclusive to the Topps online store.

2017 Topps Now World Baseball Classic Cards - USA Autographs

2017 Topps Now World Baseball Classic Cards – USA Autographs

Bringing the WBC to cardboard collectors in quick fashion, 2017 Topps Now World Baseball Classic extends the real-time brand to the international tournament. The guide will be regularly updated.

2017 Topps Now World Baseball Classic Team Sets - Final Print Runs and Bonus Cards

2017 Topps Now World Baseball Classic Team Sets – Final Print Runs and Bonus Cards

2017 Topps Now World Baseball Classic team sets move to the final four countries. In addition to the card set, collectors can also earn bonus cards based on the results of the WBC tournament.

2017 Topps Opening Day Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Opening Day Baseball Cards

Adding a little extra fanfare to the start of the season, 2017 Topps Opening Day Baseball again offers a budget release that borrows the flagship design.

2017 Topps Opening Day Baseball Variations Checklist and Gallery

2017 Topps Opening Day Baseball Variations Checklist and Gallery

The 2017 Topps Opening Day Baseball Variations short prints celebrate the start of the MLB season with limited image swaps for top base subjects. Spot them all with our detailed guide.

2017 Topps Rediscover Ultimate Card Giveaway Buybacks

2017 Topps Rediscover Ultimate Card Giveaway Buybacks

2017 Topps Rediscover Ultimate Card Giveaway brings collectors over 2 million bonus buybacks in 2017 baseball products. See full details on the multi-set program.

2017 Topps Series 1 Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Series 1 Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Series 1 Baseball looks ahead to the new MLB season with an updated design for the flagship product. Hobby boxes include one hit while Jumbo boxes contain one autograph and two relics.

2017 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Cards

Again prioritizing impressive images, 2017 Topps Stadium Club Baseball adds a few new elements to the storied brand. Each hobby box totals two autographs.

2017 Topps Stadium Club MLS Soccer Cards

2017 Topps Stadium Club MLS Soccer Cards

Making its Major League Soccer debut, 2017 Topps Stadium Club MLS brings the photo-centered set to soccer collectors with two autographs per hobby box.

2017 Topps Star Wars 1978 Sugar Free Wrappers Trading Cards

2017 Topps Star Wars 1978 Sugar Free Wrappers Trading Cards

Return to a simpler time in the world of entertainment cards with an homage to the famed Sugar-Free gum wrappers. 2017 Topps Star Wars 1978 Sugar Free Wrappers features two autographs per box.

2017 Topps Star Wars Galactic Files Reborn Trading Cards

2017 Topps Star Wars Galactic Files Reborn Trading Cards

Topps Star Wars Galactic Files Reborn maintains the legacy of the wide-ranging brand with an updated offering. Each hobby box contains two premium hits.

2017 Topps Star Wars Journey to The Last Jedi Trading Cards

2017 Topps Star Wars Journey to The Last Jedi Trading Cards

The lead-up set to Episode VIII, 2017 Topps Star Wars Journey to The Last Jedi puts a retro spin on the entire franchise. Every hobby box promises one autograph along with another hit.

2017 Topps Star Wars Rogue One Series 2 Trading Cards

2017 Topps Star Wars Rogue One Series 2 Trading Cards

Wrapping up the Star Wars offshoot, Topps Star Wars Rogue One Series 2 is the final installment in the main line. Each hobby box includes two hits.

2017 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball Cards

TBT returns for another year! 2017 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball honors previous designs with a limited sales period. Check back for regular updates.

2017 Topps Tier One Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Tier One Baseball Cards

Once again all about the hits, 2017 Topps Tier One Baseball packs big quality in a small package. Every box contains two autographs and one relic.

2017 Topps Tribute Baseball Cards

2017 Topps Tribute Baseball Cards

Greeting collectors with a new look, 2017 Topps Tribute Baseball continues to focus on hard-signed autographs and numbered hits. Each hobby box contains three autographs and three relics.

2017 Topps UFC Chrome MMA Cards

2017 Topps UFC Chrome MMA Cards

Chromium enters the octagon with 2017 Topps UFC Chrome! Exclusive to hobby, every MMA box contains two autographs.

2017 Topps Walking Dead Season 6 Trading Cards

2017 Topps Walking Dead Season 6 Trading Cards

Chronicling the sixth season in full, 2017 Topps Walking Dead Season 6 brings TWD fans two hits in every hobby box with at least one autograph.

2017 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Trading Cards

2017 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Trading Cards

The popular mash-up set returns with more big names from sports and beyond in 2017 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions. Three hits fall in each hobby box.

2017 Upper Deck National Hockey Card Day

2017 Upper Deck National Hockey Card Day

You can’t beat free! 2017 Upper Deck National Hockey Card Day maintains the tradition of exclusive NHL sets in both the United States and Canada.

2017 Upper Deck Skybox Clerks Trading Cards

2017 Upper Deck Skybox Clerks Trading Cards

Diving back into the 1994 breakout, 2017 Upper Deck Skybox Clerks celebrates the iconic film with a full trading card release. Each box contains two autographs.

2018 Boston Red Sox World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

2018 Boston Red Sox World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

The Boston Red Sox are the 2018 World Series Champions! Check out some of the best items to commemorate their latest MLB title.

2018 Golden State Warriors NBA Finals Champions Memorabilia Guide

2018 Golden State Warriors NBA Finals Champions Memorabilia Guide

Another season and another title for the Warriors! Take a look at some of the most popular 2018 Golden State Warriors NBA Finals Champions memorabilia and apparel to add to your collection.

2018 Leaf Metal US Army All-American Bowl Football Cards - Trevor Lawrence Autographs

2018 Leaf Metal US Army All-American Bowl Football Cards – Trevor Lawrence Autographs

Offering notable prospects, like Trevor Lawrence, before they reach college, 2018 Leaf Metal US Army All-American Football totals eight autographs per box.

2018 National Hobby Shop Day Promo Details

2018 National Hobby Shop Day Promo Details

Celebrate 2018 National Hobby Shop Day on December 8. See the full details for the promo, including participating stores and what to expect.

2018 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

2018 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

The 2018 National Sports Collectors Convention is a massive event within the hobby! Get ready with a complete NSCC guide, including details on tickets, autograph signers, events and much more.

2018 Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Champions Memorabilia Guide

2018 Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Champions Memorabilia Guide

ALL CAPS! The Washington Capitals are the 2018 Stanley Cup Champions! Check out the top memorabilia and apparel available to remember the big win.

2019 National Sports Collectors Convention NSCC Guide

2019 National Sports Collectors Convention NSCC Guide

Get ready for the 2019 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago with our detailed guide. The 40th NSCC features plenty to keep collectors busy.

2019 St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup Champions Memorabilia Guide

2019 St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup Champions Memorabilia Guide

The St. Louis Blues are NHL champs and fans have plenty of 2019 St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup Champions memorabilia and apparel to add to their collection.

2019 Toronto Raptors NBA Finals Champions Memorabilia Guide

2019 Toronto Raptors NBA Finals Champions Memorabilia Guide

We the North is now We the Champions. Celebrate the first title for the Raptors with a look at some of the key 2019 Toronto Raptors NBA Finals Champions memorabilia choices.

2019 US Women's World Cup Champions Memorabilia Guide

2019 US Women’s World Cup Champions Memorabilia Guide

The US Women’s National Team is the best soccer team in the world. Celebrate the fourth USWNT title with 2019 US Women’s World Cup Champions memorabilia and apparel.

2019 Washington Nationals World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

2019 Washington Nationals World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

Celebrate the big win with 2019 Washington Nationals World Series Champions gear. The guide highlights top options available to fans and collectors.

2019-20 Panini Laser Autographs Multi-Sport Panini Rewards Cards Checklist

2019-20 Panini Laser Autographs Multi-Sport Panini Rewards Cards Checklist

Released well into 2021, the 2019-20 Panini Laser Autographs series is exclusive to Panini Rewards. Every multi-sport pack has one autograph numbered to 15 or less.

2020 Donruss Optic Football Premium Box Set Cards

2020 Donruss Optic Football Premium Box Set Cards

The limited-edition 2020 Donruss Optic Football Premium Box Set format delivers exclusive NFL cards straight from Panini.

2020 Los Angeles Dodgers World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

2020 Los Angeles Dodgers World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

2020 Los Angeles Dodgers World Series Champions memorabilia pays tribute to the Dodgers and their first title in 32 years. Check out the key options available now.

2020 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals Champions Memorabilia Guide

2020 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals Champions Memorabilia Guide

The Lakers are champions once more. Celebrate the latest title for the legendary franchise with multiple 2020 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals Champions memorabilia and apparel options.

2020 National Sports Collectors Convention NSCC Canceled

2020 National Sports Collectors Convention NSCC Canceled

Get ready for the 41st NSCC with the 2020 National Sports Collectors Convention guide. Visit Atlantic City, NJ for the many Tristar autograph signers, exclusive collectibles and events from the manufacturers, and tons of cards.

2020 Panini Chronicles Football Cards

2020 Panini Chronicles Football Cards

Piling on the NFL brands, 2020 Panini Chronicles Football highlights many sets and designs in one late-season product.

2020 Panini Contenders Optic Football Cards Checklist and Rookie Ticket SP/SSP Info

2020 Panini Contenders Optic Football Cards Checklist and Rookie Ticket SP/SSP Info

Collect Optichrome editions of the popular Contenders NFL series with 2020 Panini Contenders Optic Football. Every Hobby box holds two autographs.

2020 Panini Encased Football Cards

2020 Panini Encased Football Cards

Find one graded NFL autograph, as well as one additional signed card, in every Hobby box of 2020 Panini Encased Football.

2020 Panini Flawless Football Cards

2020 Panini Flawless Football Cards

One of the most expensive NFL sets of the year, 2020 Panini Flawless Football features only high-end autographs, relics and gem cards.

2020 Panini National Treasures Football Cards

2020 Panini National Treasures Football Cards

An annual favorite for high-end NFL collectors, 2020 Panini National Treasures Football provides at least three autographs and three relics per box.

2020 Panini One Football Cards

2020 Panini One Football Cards

Chase premium autographs in 2020 Panini One Football. The one-card-per-pack NFL product promises just encased, hard-signed cards.

2020 Panini Plates & Patches Football Cards

2020 Panini Plates & Patches Football Cards

Offering three hits per Hobby box, 2020 Panini Plates & Patches Football highlights NFL stars and rookies.

2020 Panini Select Football Cards Checklist

2020 Panini Select Football Cards Checklist

Filled with Optichrome designs and Prizm parallels, 2020 Panini Select Football offers quite a bit of NFL shine in every box.

2020 Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Champions Memorabilia Guide

2020 Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Champions Memorabilia Guide

The 2019-20 NHL season ends with 2020 Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Champions memorabilia. Check out some of the best options to honor the big win for the Lightning.

2020-21 Donruss Basketball Cards

2020-21 Donruss Basketball Cards

Collect the NBA’s stars and rookies with 2020-21 Donruss Basketball. Hobby boxes include one autograph and one relic, while Choice boxes offer two autographs.

2020-21 NBA Hoops Premium Box Set Basketball Cards

2020-21 NBA Hoops Premium Box Set Basketball Cards

The high-end 2020-21 NBA Hoops Premium Box Set includes a limited-edition base set and one low-numbered basketball autograph per box.

2020-21 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey Cards Checklist

2020-21 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey Cards Checklist

Shiny parallels and on-card autographs converge in 2020-21 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey. Every Upper Deck NHL Hobby box averages one signed card.

2020-21 Panini Absolute Memorabilia Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini Absolute Memorabilia Basketball Cards

Uncover four hits in every Hobby box of 2020-21 Panini Absolute Memorabilia Basketball. The NBA set again features a variety of autographs and relics.

2020-21 Panini Chronicles Soccer Cards

2020-21 Panini Chronicles Soccer Cards

Featuring over 15 different brands for three top-flight leagues, 2020-21 Panini Chronicles Soccer packs in players from Premier League, La Liga and Serie A.

2020-21 Panini Contenders Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini Contenders Basketball Cards

Chase NBA Rookie Ticket autographs (and more) in 2020-21 Panini Contenders Basketball. Hobby boxes average two signed cards.

2020-21 Panini Crown Royale Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini Crown Royale Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini Crown Royale Basketball delivers die-cut designs and unique looks for NBA collectors. Each Hobby box has two hits.

2020-21 Panini Impeccable Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini Impeccable Basketball Cards

Featuring some of the first high-end NBA cards of the season, each box of 2020-21 Panini Impeccable Basketball contains five autographs.

2020-21 Panini Impeccable Premier League Soccer Cards

2020-21 Panini Impeccable Premier League Soccer Cards

2020-21 Panini Impeccable Premier League takes a premium look at EPL clubs and stars. Every Hobby box contains four autographs.

2020-21 Panini Mosaic La Liga Soccer Cards

2020-21 Panini Mosaic La Liga Soccer Cards

Looking to the celebrated Spanish league, 2020-21 Panini Mosaic La Liga Soccer averages one autograph per Hobby box.

2020-21 Panini Mosaic Serie A Soccer Cards

2020-21 Panini Mosaic Serie A Soccer Cards

Featuring one autograph per Hobby box, collect the Italian league stars in 2020-21 Panini Mosaic Serie A Soccer.

2020-21 Panini National Treasures Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini National Treasures Basketball Cards

An annual favorite of high-end NBA collectors, 2020-21 Panini National Treasures Basketball offers eight hits per Hobby box.

2020-21 Panini NBA Hoops Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini NBA Hoops Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini NBA Hoops Basketball brings the first NBA rookies for the ’20-21 draft class. Each Hobby box should have two autographs.

2020-21 Panini Noir Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini Noir Basketball Cards

A premium NBA release, 2020-21 Panini Noir Basketball pairs hits with unique designs. Look for seven hits per box.

2020-21 Panini Obsidian Soccer Cards

2020-21 Panini Obsidian Soccer Cards

Back for a second year, 2020-21 Panini Obsidian Soccer offers dark schemes with a vivid finish. Each Hobby box averages four hits.

2020-21 Panini Origins Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini Origins Basketball Cards

Returning for its sophomore year, 2020-21 Panini Origins Basketball averages two NBA hits per Hobby box.

2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball Cards

One of the most popular NBA sets of the year, 2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball goes heavy on parallels and inserts.

2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball Variations Gallery and Checklist

2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball Variations Gallery and Checklist

Featuring just NBA rookies, the 2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball variations are only found in certain formats. Know where to look and how to spot them.

2020-21 Panini Prizm Premier League Soccer Cards

2020-21 Panini Prizm Premier League Soccer Cards

The stars of the EPL get another dose of Prizms in 2020-21 Panini Prizm Premier League. Look for one autograph per Hobby box.

2020-21 Panini Revolution Basketball Cards

2020-21 Panini Revolution Basketball Cards

Returning for another NBA season, fans can again chase limited inserts, parallels and autographs in 2020-21 Panini Revolution Basketball.

2020-21 Panini Revolution Premier League Soccer Cards Checklist

2020-21 Panini Revolution Premier League Soccer Cards Checklist

Returning to EPL collectors after a few years away, 2020-21 Panini Revolution Premier League has multiple parallels and inserts to collect.

2020-21 Parkhurst Hockey Cards

2020-21 Parkhurst Hockey Cards

The popular card brand lives on as an Upper Deck NHL series in 2020-21 Parkhurst Hockey. Look for Prominent Prospects and Parkies inserts along with limited signed versions.

2020-21 SP Authentic Hockey Cards Checklist

2020-21 SP Authentic Hockey Cards Checklist

The popular NHL brand returns to the ice once more with 2020-21 SP Authentic Hockey. Look for one Future Watch autograph along with one more signed card in each Hobby box.

2020-21 SP Game Used Hockey Cards

2020-21 SP Game Used Hockey Cards

2020-21 SP Game Used Hockey celebrates a new season of game-used NHL gear. The Upper Deck Hobby boxes each average four hits.

2020-21 Topps Merlin Heritage 95 UEFA Champions League Soccer Cards Checklist

2020-21 Topps Merlin Heritage 95 UEFA Champions League Soccer Cards Checklist

Head back to the ’90s with 2020-21 Topps Merlin Heritage 95 UEFA Champions League. The throwback-inspired UCL set includes 3D cards and autographs.

2020-21 Topps Stadium Club Chrome UEFA Champions League Soccer Cards

2020-21 Topps Stadium Club Chrome UEFA Champions League Soccer Cards

A new UCL brand, 2020-21 Topps Stadium Club Chrome UEFA Champions League covers various club stars and promises one autograph per Hobby box.

2020-21 Upper Deck Black Diamond Hockey Cards

2020-21 Upper Deck Black Diamond Hockey Cards

Shining brightly, 2020-21 Upper Deck Black Diamond Hockey kickstarts the high-end NHL card season with six premium cards per box.

2020-21 Upper Deck Extended Series Hockey Cards Checklist

2020-21 Upper Deck Extended Series Hockey Cards Checklist

Wrapping up the NHL’s flagship brand with a third release, 2020-21 Upper Deck Extended Series Hockey supplies new Young Guns along with additional rookie inserts.

2020-21 Upper Deck Ice Hockey Cards - Canceled

2020-21 Upper Deck Ice Hockey Cards – Canceled

Led by acetate cards and hard-signed content, 2020-21 Upper Deck Ice Hockey also makes some changes to the NHL brand.

2020-21 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey Cards

2020-21 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey Cards

Grab round two of the flagship NHL product with 2020-21 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey. Collectors can look forward to new Young Guns and inserts.

2020-21 Upper Deck Young Guns Gallery, Checklist Breakdown & Hot List

2020-21 Upper Deck Young Guns Gallery, Checklist Breakdown & Hot List

Alexis Lafrenière headlines Series 1 of the 2020-21 Upper Deck Young Guns, Series 2 offers Kirill Kaprizov and Tim Stutzle and Extended Series closes out the full set. Keep track of all the YG rookie cards with a detailed guide.

2021 Atlanta Braves World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

2021 Atlanta Braves World Series Champions Memorabilia Guide

The title celebration is underway and the 2021 Atlanta Braves World Series Champions memorabilia is here. View the key choices available now.

2021 Bowman Baseball Cards

2021 Bowman Baseball Cards

Dig for cardboard gold in 2021 Bowman Baseball. The popular brand starts off the season of MLB prospect collecting with Hobby and Jumbo formats.

2021 Bowman Chrome Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Bowman Chrome Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Bowman Chrome Baseball arrives with a new LITE format and a larger Refractor rainbow to build. Hobby boxes still contain two autographs and HTA Choice again offers three signed cards.

2021 Bowman Sterling Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Bowman Sterling Baseball Cards Checklist

Featuring top rookies and prospects, look for five Chrome autographs in every box of 2021 Bowman Sterling Baseball.

2021 Donruss Baseball Cards

2021 Donruss Baseball Cards

2021 Donruss Baseball swings for the fences with the long-running MLBPA set. Every Hobby box averages two autographs and one relic.

2021 Donruss Baseball Variations Gallery and Checklist

2021 Donruss Baseball Variations Gallery and Checklist

Use the helpful 2021 Donruss Baseball Variations Guide to keep track of the various base short prints in the Panini MLBPA set.

2021 Donruss Optic Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Donruss Optic Baseball Cards Checklist

Chase Prizms and hard-signed cards in 2021 Donruss Optic Baseball. Hobby boxes contain two autographs plus a shot at hot boxes.

2021 Funko Emerald City Comic Con Exclusives ECCC Virtual Con Spring Convention Guide & Shared List

2021 Funko Emerald City Comic Con Exclusives ECCC Virtual Con Spring Convention Guide & Shared List

Keep track of the ECCC choices with the 2021 Funko Emerald City Comic Con Exclusives Guide. This year offers vinyl figures through Funko Virtual Con Spring 2021.

2021 Funko WonderCon Exclusives Guide - Virtual Wondrous Con Gallery and Shared List

2021 Funko WonderCon Exclusives Guide – Virtual Wondrous Con Gallery and Shared List

Issued via Funko Virtual Wondrous Con 2021, the 2021 Funko WonderCon exclusives celebrate the annual Anaheim convention with vinyl figures.

2021 Milwaukee Bucks NBA Finals Champions Memorabilia and Apparel Guide

2021 Milwaukee Bucks NBA Finals Champions Memorabilia and Apparel Guide

Nearly 50 years in the making, celebrate the title with 2021 Milwaukee Bucks NBA Finals Champions memorabilia and apparel.

2021 National Sports Collectors Convention NSCC Guide

2021 National Sports Collectors Convention NSCC Guide

The 2021 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago marks the 41st NSCC. Check out the show info, signers, exclusive cards and other events with this detailed guide.

2021 Panini Absolute Baseball Cards

2021 Panini Absolute Baseball Cards

2021 Panini Absolute Baseball changes the Hobby formula to deliver two autographs and two relics per box, on average.

2021 Panini Chronicles Draft Picks Football Cards

2021 Panini Chronicles Draft Picks Football Cards

Offering many different rookie styles, 2021 Panini Chronicles Draft Picks Football showcases some of the top NFL Draft picks across a variety of brands.

2021 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football Cards

2021 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football Cards

Collect the next collegiate chapter with 2021 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football. Each Hobby box contains six autographs.

2021 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball Cards Checklist

Past and present stars get the artistic DK treatment with 2021 Panini Diamond Kings Baseball. Hobby boxes contain one autograph and one relic.

2021 Panini Legacy Football Cards

2021 Panini Legacy Football Cards

2021 Panini Legacy Football is back for another year of NFL cards. Each Hobby box contains two autographs.

2021 Panini Luminance Football Cards

2021 Panini Luminance Football Cards

2021 Panini Luminance Football highlights NFL stars and rookies with full-bleed images. Each Hobby box contains four hits.

2021 Panini Mosaic UEFA Euro 2020 Soccer Cards

2021 Panini Mosaic UEFA Euro 2020 Soccer Cards

The brand’s debut at the European tournament, 2021 Panini Mosaic UEFA Euro 2020 features one autograph and multiple parallels per Hobby box.

2021 Panini Prizm Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Panini Prizm Baseball Cards Checklist

Chase the MLBPA rainbow with 2021 Panini Prizm Baseball. Each Hobby box has three autographs and 15 Prizms.

2021 Panini Prizm Draft Picks Football Cards

2021 Panini Prizm Draft Picks Football Cards

2021 Panini Prizm Draft Picks Football helps usher in the new year with the first collegiate cards from Panini. Hobby boxes average five autographs.

2021 Panini Prizm UFC MMA Cards

2021 Panini Prizm UFC MMA Cards

Marking the start of Panini’s exclusive trading card license, 2021 Panini Prizm UFC debuts for MMA fans and collectors.

2021 Panini Select Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Panini Select Baseball Cards Checklist

The 2021 Panini Select Baseball MLBPA set features league stars and rookies in a Prizm-driven release. Each Hobby box averages two autographs and two relics.

2021 Panini Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl LV Champions Box Set Football Cards

2021 Panini Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl LV Champions Box Set Football Cards

Panini Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl LV Champions celebrates the winning team with a full factory set.

2021 Pro Set Online Exclusive Multi-Sport Cards Checklist

2021 Pro Set Online Exclusive Multi-Sport Cards Checklist

2021 Pro Set is officially back in action after many years away. The “junk era” brand still has a strong following in the hobby.

2021 Score Football Cards

2021 Score Football Cards

The first officially-licensed NFL product of the new season, 2021 Score Football provides four autographs per Hobby box.

2021 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl Champions Memorabilia Guide

2021 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl Champions Memorabilia Guide

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are Super Bowl Champions! Celebrate the big win with Super Bowl LV collectibles and gear.

2021 Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Champions Memorabilia and Apparel Guide

2021 Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Champions Memorabilia and Apparel Guide

Back-to-back NHL titles have Lightning fans celebrating. Remember the big win(s) with 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Champions memorabilia and apparel.

2021 Topps 3D Baseball Variations Gallery and Checklist

2021 Topps 3D Baseball Variations Gallery and Checklist

Chase limited lenticular photo swaps with the 2021 Topps 3D Baseball variations.

2021 Topps Allen & Ginter Chrome Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Allen & Ginter Chrome Baseball Cards Checklist

Year two of the A&G chromium cards, 2021 Topps Allen & Ginter Chrome Baseball offers multiple Refractors and inserts per box along with one on-card MLB autograph per case.

2021 Topps Allen & Ginter Non-Baseball Autographs Guide

2021 Topps Allen & Ginter Non-Baseball Autographs Guide

Get the rundown for the 2021 Topps Allen & Ginter non-baseball autographs lineup. Top signers include Trevor Lawrence, Jeff Garlin and Rose Lavelle.

2021 Topps Allen & Ginter X Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Allen & Ginter X Baseball Cards Checklist

The online-exclusive 2021 Topps Allen & Ginter X Baseball offers a more limited offshoot of the main A&G MLB release.

2021 Topps Archives Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Archives Baseball Cards Checklist

Touching on every decade in Topps’ MLB history, 2021 Topps Archives Baseball ramps up the nostalgia even more than normal.

2021 Topps Archives Signature Series Retired Player Edition Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Archives Signature Series Retired Player Edition Baseball Cards

With only signed cards in play, 2021 Topps Archives Signature Series Retired Player Edition offers buyback autographs from MLB alumni.

2021 Topps Baseball Factory Set Rookie Variations Gallery

2021 Topps Baseball Factory Set Rookie Variations Gallery

Exclusive to Retail boxes, the 2021 Topps Baseball Factory Set rookie variations feature different images for a group of top MLB rookies.

2021 Topps Baseball Silver Pack 1986 Chrome Promo Cards Series 1, Series 2, Update Series Checklist

2021 Topps Baseball Silver Pack 1986 Chrome Promo Cards Series 1, Series 2, Update Series Checklist

Grab more free chromium MLB cards with 2021 Topps Baseball Silver Pack. The flagship bonus set features exclusive 1986 Chrome cards.

2021 Topps Chrome Platinum Anniversary Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Chrome Platinum Anniversary Baseball Cards Checklist

Paying tribute to 70 years of Topps cards, 2021 Topps Chrome Platinum Anniversary Baseball merges old and new for the celebratory set.

2021 Topps Chrome Sapphire Edition MLS Major League Soccer Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Chrome Sapphire Edition MLS Major League Soccer Cards Checklist

A Topps.com exclusive, 2021 Topps Chrome Sapphire Edition MLS provides the inaugural series for Major League Soccer collectors.

2021 Topps Clearly Authentic Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Clearly Authentic Baseball Cards

Featuring only encased MLB autographs, 2021 Topps Clearly Authentic Baseball supplies collectors with more acetate cards to chase.

2021 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball Cards

Only featuring hits, the super-premium 2021 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball delivers nine autographs and one relic per Hobby box

2021 Topps Dynasty Formula 1 Racing Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Dynasty Formula 1 Racing Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Dynasty Formula 1 sees the F1 card brand return for a second season on the track. Hobby boxes each contain one encased autograph patch card.

2021 Topps Finest Flashbacks Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Finest Flashbacks Baseball Cards Checklist

The online-exclusive 2021 Topps Finest Flashbacks Baseball travels back to the ’90s for a second season of the retro MLB set.

2021 Topps Fire Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Fire Baseball Cards Checklist

Exclusive to Retail, 2021 Topps Fire Baseball heats up the MLB card scene for another season.

2021 Topps Gold Label Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Gold Label Baseball Cards Checklist

Centered around the many framed, on-card MLB autographs, 2021 Topps Gold Label Baseball also offers a shot at real gold nuggets.

2021 Topps Heritage Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Heritage Baseball Cards

Take a trip back to 1972 with 2021 Topps Heritage Baseball. The retro MLB brand features the top stars of today and yesterday using classic baseball designs.

2021 Topps Heritage Baseball Variations Gallery and Checklist

2021 Topps Heritage Baseball Variations Gallery and Checklist

Highlighting the 1972 design, the 2021 Topps Heritage Baseball variations are much easier to spot. Find out all the short print details in our handy guide.

2021 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball Cards Checklist

Take two for the 1972 design celebration, 2021 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball offers another round of retro-inspired MLB cards.

2021 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball puts MiLB stars on the 1972 design. Each Hobby box contains two autographs.

2021 Topps Inception Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Inception Baseball Cards

Keeping the one-pack MLB format, 2021 Topps Inception Baseball promises one autograph in every Hobby box.

2021 Topps Luminaries Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Luminaries Baseball Cards

Featuring only low-numbered autographs and autograph relics, the premium 2021 Topps Luminaries Baseball delivers one MLB card per box.

2021 Topps National Baseball Card Day Cards Checklist

2021 Topps National Baseball Card Day Cards Checklist

Grab free NBCD packs with 2021 Topps National Baseball Card Day. The card promo includes participating shops and MLB stadiums.

2021 Topps Now MLB Network Top 100 Players Baseball Cards - Full Checklist

2021 Topps Now MLB Network Top 100 Players Baseball Cards – Full Checklist

Tapping into the MLB Network’s annual rundown, 2021 Topps Now MLB Network Top 100 Players Baseball highlights the best names heading into the season.

2021 Topps Now Road to Opening Day Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Now Road to Opening Day Baseball Cards Checklist

Featuring Spring Training photography, 2021 Topps Now Road to Opening Day Baseball covers all 30 MLB teams. Nearly half offer limited Autograph Edition sets.

2021 Topps Once Upon a Time in Queens ESPN 30 for 30 Baseball Cards Checklist - Collector's Edition

2021 Topps Once Upon a Time in Queens ESPN 30 for 30 Baseball Cards Checklist – Collector’s Edition

Part of the ESPN 30 for 30 collaboration, 2021 Topps Once Upon a Time in Queens revisits the 1986 Mets on cardboard as an online-exclusive release.

2021 Topps Opening Day Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Opening Day Baseball Cards

The budget-friendly 2021 Topps Opening Day Baseball has MLB fun on the menu and an insert in every pack.

2021 Topps Opening Day Baseball Variations Checklist Gallery

2021 Topps Opening Day Baseball Variations Checklist Gallery

Keep tabs on the SSP images with the helpful 2021 Topps Opening Day Baseball Variations Guide.

2021 Topps Series 1 Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Series 1 Baseball Cards

Look ahead to the new year with 2021 Topps Series 1 Baseball. The MLB release marks the start of the flagship collecting season.

2021 Topps Series 1 Baseball Variations Gallery and Checklist

2021 Topps Series 1 Baseball Variations Gallery and Checklist

Track the many short-printed images with the 2021 Topps Series 1 Baseball Variations Guide. View the checklist, gallery and more.

2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball Variations Checklist and Gallery

2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball Variations Checklist and Gallery

Be ready for the 2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball variations with a detailed guide featuring a checklist, gallery and tips.

2021 Topps T206 Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps T206 Baseball Cards Checklist

Covering 10 waves, 2021 Topps T206 Baseball heads to the hobby past for the second year of the online-exclusive MLB set.

2021 Topps Tribute Baseball Cards

2021 Topps Tribute Baseball Cards

Chase premium MLB cards in 2021 Topps Tribute Baseball. The high-end Hobby boxes each promise six hits.

2021 Topps Triple Threads Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps Triple Threads Baseball Cards Checklist

Staying with trios, the 2021 Topps Triple Threads Baseball continues to focus on relics. Look for two numbered autographs and two numbered relics per Hobby box.

2021 Topps WWE Heritage Wrestling Cards Checklist

2021 Topps WWE Heritage Wrestling Cards Checklist

Returning to wrestling collectors, 2021 Topps WWE Heritage restarts the retro-themed brand. Look for two hits per Hobby box.

2021 Topps X Sports Illustrated Baseball Cards Checklist

2021 Topps X Sports Illustrated Baseball Cards Checklist

Remember the iconic covers of the past with 2021 Topps X Sports Illustrated. The online-exclusive series runs for 35 weeks.

2021 Topps X Trevor Lawrence Football Cards Checklist

2021 Topps X Trevor Lawrence Football Cards Checklist

Featuring an assortment of familiar and all-new designs, 2021 Topps X Trevor Lawrence Football makes the accomplished college quarterback the sole focus of the online-exclusive set.

2021 Upper Deck Space Jam A New Legacy Trading Cards Checklist

2021 Upper Deck Space Jam A New Legacy Trading Cards Checklist

They’re all Tuned up for a rematch. Get ready for the slam dunk of the summer. LeBron James and the Looney Tunes join forces in 2021 Upper Deck Space Jam A New Legacy.

2021-22 Topps Future Stars Club Cards Set Checklist Guide

2021-22 Topps Future Stars Club Cards Set Checklist Guide

In year two, 2021-22 Topps Future Stars Club continues the monthly approach to exclusive cards. Each month has a different themed set plus other goodies.

2021-22 Topps Project70 Baseball Cards Checklist Guide

2021-22 Topps Project70 Baseball Cards Checklist Guide

Highlighting decades of iconic baseball cards, 2021-22 Topps Project 70 features the work of multiple artists and their take on some of the key MLB designs and players from the last 70 years.

2021-22 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey Cards Checklist

2021-22 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey Cards Checklist

Collect a new season of Young Guns rookies in 2021-22 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey. The flagship NHL set also offers several debuting inserts.

2022 Bowman Baseball Cards Checklist

2022 Bowman Baseball Cards Checklist

Uncover the latest crop of 1st Bowman cards and autographs in 2022 Bowman Baseball. Formats include Hobby and Jumbo HTA boxes.

2022 National Sports Collectors Convention NSCC Guide - Autograph Signers List

2022 National Sports Collectors Convention NSCC Guide – Autograph Signers List

The 42nd National heads back to New Jersey. Start getting ready for the 2022 National Sports Collectors Convention in Atlantic City.

2022 Topps Series 1 Baseball Cards Checklist

2022 Topps Series 1 Baseball Cards Checklist

Game on! MLB collectors can get ready for the new hobby season with 2022 Topps Series 1 Baseball.

5 Takeaways from the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention

5 Takeaways from the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention

With the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention in the books, here are the biggest highlights and observations from a first-time attendee.

A Q&A on the Legality of Box Breaks with Sweepstakes Law Blog's Dale Joerling

A Q&A on the Legality of Box Breaks with Sweepstakes Law Blog’s Dale Joerling

Paul Lesko interviews Sweepstakes Law Blog author and attorney Dale Joerling on the legal issues involved with sports card box breaks.

A Sad Farewell To Cardboard Connection Writer Chris Stufflestreet

A Sad Farewell To Cardboard Connection Writer Chris Stufflestreet

Cardboard Connection writer Chris Stufflestreet died of a heart attack earlier this week. Chris was a crucial member of The Cardboard Connection team who will not not be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Chris’ daughter and mother.

Air Jordan I Retro "BRED" Releases to Much Fanfare

Air Jordan I Retro “BRED” Releases to Much Fanfare

The Air Jordan 1 Retro BRED is one of the last Air Jordan releases of the year and pays homage to the original signature sneaker for Michael Jordan. View shoe images and information about the popular release.

Anthony Davis Rookie Cards Checklist and Gallery

Anthony Davis Rookie Cards Checklist and Gallery

As one of the top big men in the NBA, Anthony Davis rookie cards are getting a lot of attention. Get full details on all of his earliest basketball cards.

Art of War: Talking with UFC Sketch Card Artist Brad Utterstrom

Art of War: Talking with UFC Sketch Card Artist Brad Utterstrom

Artist Brad Utterstrom talks 2012 Topps UFC Bloodlines and much more in an in-depth interview. Find out what it’s like to work on sketch cards, being an MMA artist and more.

Auburn Selling Freeze-Dried Turf From 2011 BCS National Championship Game

Auburn Selling Freeze-Dried Turf From 2011 BCS National Championship Game

University of Auburn is currently pre-selling freeze-dried pieces of game-used turf from the Tigers 22-19 victory over the Oregon Ducks in the 2011 BCS Championship Game. The turf also serves as a unique collectible from Cam Newton’s final college game, as the Heisman winning quarterback has declared for the 2011 NFL Draft.

Auston Matthews Rookie Cards Checklist and Gallery

Auston Matthews Rookie Cards Checklist and Gallery

Auston Matthews is putting together a great start to his NHL career. Enjoy our guide to the best rookie cards for the Toronto Maple Leafs’ star.

Ball Boys Review - New Sports Memorabilia Show Dishes Up a Home Run

Ball Boys Review – New Sports Memorabilia Show Dishes Up a Home Run

Ball Boys is a new sports memorabilia-themed reality show on ABC that follows a similar formula to Pawn Stars. Rob Bertrand reviews the first two episodes.

Beckett Media Named in RICO Lawsuit

Beckett Media Named in RICO Lawsuit

Beckett Media LLC. and several other companies have been named in a lawsuit that alleges the defendants were involved in a fraudulent membership scheme.

Behind the Scenes with 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball

Behind the Scenes with 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball

Since debuting in 2006, Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball has offered some of the most unique and diverse cards in the hobby. Whether it’s the classical designs, wild inserts, massive amounts of mini cards, the interactive Ginter Code, the expansive autograph checklists, this is one set where it could be said there really is something […]

Blake Griffin Basketball Card Auction Nears $20,000

Blake Griffin Basketball Card Auction Nears $20,000

Blake Griffin National Treasures 1/1 NBA Logoman Autograph nears $20,000 with 4 days remaining on eBay. Stephen Strasburg’s Superfractor fears his time is running out, hopes for sale of less than $21,403.

Blowout Cards vs. Upper Deck in Antitrust Lawsuit

Blowout Cards vs. Upper Deck in Antitrust Lawsuit

Blowout Cards has brought suit against Upper Deck in connection with the company’s new distribution model that, the online retailer claims, limits competition.

California Collector's Million Card Code Unlocks 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle

California Collector’s Million Card Code Unlocks 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle

Mark Davis, a baseball card collector from Sonora, California was sitting at his computer on September 16th redeeming a stack of Topps Million Card Giveaway code cards when the screen unveiled one of the most coveted cards in trading card history, that card, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle. Davis, a collector of both vintage and […]

Cam Newton Signs NFL Rookie Record Endorsement Deal With Under Armour

Cam Newton Signs NFL Rookie Record Endorsement Deal With Under Armour

Decorated college QB signs NFL rookie record endorsement deal with Under Armour. The deal will finally make Cecil Newton a rich man, or at least the father of one. Nike and Under Armour reportedly went toe to toe for the projected top 10 pick.

Canton Calls! Top 15 LaDainian Tomlinson Rookie Cards

Canton Calls! Top 15 LaDainian Tomlinson Rookie Cards

LaDainian Tomlinson was the best running back of the 2000s and joins the legends in the Hall of Fame. This list collects the top football card appearances from his rookie year with the San Diego Chargers.

Card Companies Identified by Man Accused of Fraud in FBI Interview

Card Companies Identified by Man Accused of Fraud in FBI Interview

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.

Cardboard Connection Previews the 2014 Baseball Season on ESPN Mint Condition

Cardboard Connection Previews the 2014 Baseball Season on ESPN Mint Condition

What does the upcoming baseball season have in store from a hobby perspective? Cardboard Connection’s Ryan Cracknell appears on ESPN Mint Condition to offer a couple of highlights of who to watch.

Cardboard Connection Talks Autograph Forgeries on ESPN's Mint Condition

Cardboard Connection Talks Autograph Forgeries on ESPN’s Mint Condition

Watch Cardboard Connection editor Ryan Cracknell and TriStar Productions president Jeff Rosenberg as they discuss fake autographs on ESPN’s Mint Condition.

Cardboard Connection Talks Wrestling Cards on ESPN Mint Condition

Cardboard Connection Talks Wrestling Cards on ESPN Mint Condition

Watch Cardboard Connection editor Ryan Cracknell discuss wrestling trading cards on ESPN Mint Condition.

Cardboard Connection's Interview with Dale Murphy

Cardboard Connection’s Interview with Dale Murphy

Cardboard Connection’s Interview with Dale Murphy in which we talk baseball cards, the Hall of Fame , and much more.

Carlos Correa Signs Exclusive Autograph Deal with Topps, More Rookie Autograph Cards on the Way

Carlos Correa Signs Exclusive Autograph Deal with Topps, More Rookie Autograph Cards on the Way

Topps has announced they will be the only place to find Carlos Correa autograph cards and memorabilia for several years. View full details on the agreement and which products will inlcude his autographs.

Carlos Santana RRO, Prince Fielder Highlight This Week's 2010 eTopps Releases

Carlos Santana RRO, Prince Fielder Highlight This Week’s 2010 eTopps Releases

Today, Topps announced the latest 3 additions to their 2010 eTopps set. This week’s releases are highlighted by Indians Rookie back-stop Carlos Santana, Cecil Fielder’s alienated son Prince, and the Yankees’ Curtis Granderson!

Complete 2017 Topps Series 1 Baseball Variations Checklist and Gallery

Complete 2017 Topps Series 1 Baseball Variations Checklist and Gallery

Stay on top of the 2017 Topps Series 1 Baseball Variations with our detailed guide! See a full checklist, image gallery and other info for the flagship short prints.

Comprehensive 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

Comprehensive 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

Get a detailed look at the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention guide. Includes autograph signers, schedule, promo card details and much more.

Comprehensive 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

Comprehensive 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

Get a detailed look at the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention guide. Includes autograph signers, schedule, promo card details and much more.

Creating a National Worthy of the National Pastime

Creating a National Worthy of the National Pastime

The National Sports Collectors Convention has long been the hobby’s premier event. But rather than rest on the past, Rick Klein offers some suggestions on how to make the National even better.

Cryptozoic Autograph Policy Change and Updated List of Signers

Cryptozoic Autograph Policy Change and Updated List of Signers

Cryptozoic autograph policy change and signer update. Includes updated autograph info for The Big Bang Theory, Archer, Sons of Anarchy, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, and more.

David Wright, Ryan Kalish, J.P. Arencibia Highlight This Week's 2010 eTopps Releases

David Wright, Ryan Kalish, J.P. Arencibia Highlight This Week’s 2010 eTopps Releases

David Wright, Ryan Kalish RRO among this weeks additions to 2010 eTopps Baseball. Kalish joins Strasburg, Santana, Stanton, Heyward, Domonic Brown on the 2010 eTopps rookie checklist.

Dealers Await Sentencing, Sold Fake Sports Memorabilia to Card Companies

Dealers Await Sentencing, Sold Fake Sports Memorabilia to Card Companies

As several dealers face impending sentencing for selling fake sports memorabilia, including pieces to card companies, a few details from the case emerge.

Decision 2016 Series 2 Updated Inaugural Edition Trading Cards - Checklist Added

Decision 2016 Series 2 Updated Inaugural Edition Trading Cards – Checklist Added

Catching up on the transition period and inauguration for President Donald Trump, Decision 2016 Series 2 Updated Inaugural Edition features new political cards alongside previous Series 2 cards.

Does the Panini Rewards Program Mean the End to Redemptions?

Does the Panini Rewards Program Mean the End to Redemptions?

Panini is looking to change the way collectors look at redemptions. Find out about the Panini Rewards program, how it will work and what it could mean in both the short- and long-term.

Drew Brees, Terrell Owens, Ndamukong Suh Among Hottest 2010 NFL Jerseys

Drew Brees, Terrell Owens, Ndamukong Suh Among Hottest 2010 NFL Jerseys

Drew Brees, the Manning Brothers, Brett Favre, Terrell Owens, Julius Peppers, Anquan Boldin, Ndamukong Suh, Tim Tebow among the Top 10 hottest old, new, and t-shirt jerseys according to the official shop of the NFL, NFLShop.com.

eBay Offering FREE Sports Card and Memorabilia Listings

eBay Offering FREE Sports Card and Memorabilia Listings

Do you have a bunch of cards and memorabilia cluttering up your house? eBay is offering free sports card and memorabilia listings through the end of December. Find out how you can free up space, save money and make some extra cash.

Elgin Baylor Rookie Card and Top Vintage Card Guide

Elgin Baylor Rookie Card and Top Vintage Card Guide

An all-time great that still does not get the credit he deserves, Elgin Baylor is one of the best players in NBA history. Take a complete look at his available vintage card options in our detailed guide.

Endurance Outlasts Upper Deck in Court Ruling

Endurance Outlasts Upper Deck in Court Ruling

Upper Deck has been thrown another legal loss, this time against insurance company Endurance. Find out how this case connects to the Konami Yu-Gi-Oh case and why Upper Deck could be out a lot more money in the future.

Extremely Rare NM-MT PSA Graded 1957 Topps Baseball Card Set Hits eBay; One of the Highest Graded '57 Sets Ever Assembled

Extremely Rare NM-MT PSA Graded 1957 Topps Baseball Card Set Hits eBay; One of the Highest Graded ’57 Sets Ever Assembled

1957 Topps Baseball card checklist, detailed set analysis, key cards, shopping guide & more. It is one of the most sought after post-war vintage baseball card sets thanks to the inclusion of rookie cards of Frank Robinson, Brooks Robinson, Don Drysdale, Bill Mazeroski, Jim Bunning, and Whitey Herzog. 1957 Topps also features a rock solid lineup of Hall of Famers, including Sandy Koufax, Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Roberto Clemente and many more.

Fanatics Buys Topps Sports and Entertainment Lines for $500 Million

Fanatics Buys Topps Sports and Entertainment Lines for $500 Million

Fanatics is acquiring Topps’ sports and entertainment divisions. The sale should allow Fanatics to start making licensed cards immediately.

Fanatics Trading Cards to Change the Hobby Landscape for MLB, NFL & NBA Collectors

Fanatics Trading Cards to Change the Hobby Landscape for MLB, NFL & NBA Collectors

Fanatics is making big moves in the card world as it looks to take hold of the MLB, NBA and NFL card licenses from Panini and Topps.

Fearless 2012 Legal Predictions for the Trading Card Industry

Fearless 2012 Legal Predictions for the Trading Card Industry

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko gazes into his crystal ball to predict what he sees happening in several ongoing legal issues involving trading card companies.

Five Overlooked and Forgotten Attributes That Every Sports Card Should Have

Five Overlooked and Forgotten Attributes That Every Sports Card Should Have

The sports cards of 2010 have taken for granted things like player stats, photography, and organization. We look at five easy fixes that would drastically improve the future of baseball, basketball, football, and hockey cards.

Former Mastro Auctions Owner Among Those Charged with Fraud

Former Mastro Auctions Owner Among Those Charged with Fraud

The former owner of Mastro Auctions and two of its executives are facing several fraud charges after an FBI investigation. Get a full summary of the charges from legal expert Paul Lesko.

Fourth Guilty Plea in Fake Memorabilia Case

Fourth Guilty Plea in Fake Memorabilia Case

Another person has pleaded guilty to mail fraud charges connected to fake sports memorabilia. Mitchell Schumacher of MS Auction is the fourth person to enter a guilty plea this week.

Free Stickers for Sports Fans Courtesy of GetGlue

Free Stickers for Sports Fans Courtesy of GetGlue

Stickers and sports have a long and loving relationship. Emerging social media site, GetGlue, offers collectors several free sports-related stickers for checking in to the things they’re watching or thinking about.

Full 2017 Topps Heritage Baseball Variations Checklist and Gallery

Full 2017 Topps Heritage Baseball Variations Checklist and Gallery

Curious about the 2017 Topps Heritage Baseball Variations? Look no further! Our detailed guide documents all the options in a full breakdown with a complete list and visual guide.

Full Guide to the Steiner Yankees Dynasty Collection

Full Guide to the Steiner Yankees Dynasty Collection

The Yankees enjoyed a modern dynasty near the end of the the 1990s. Steiner Sports Yankees Dynasty Collection celebrates that team with several limited pieces signed by key names, including Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera.

Funko Pop Seinfeld Figures

Funko Pop Seinfeld Figures

The gang is all here for Funko Pop Seinfeld. Collect figures for Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer.

Gastric Bypass is the New Book from Law of Cards' Paul Lesko

Gastric Bypass is the New Book from Law of Cards’ Paul Lesko

Lawyer, Law of Cards columnist, and now a published author. Check out the basic details for Paul Lesko’s debut book, Gastric Bypass.

Grey Flannel's Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Auction Results

Grey Flannel’s Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Auction Results

Grey Flannel’s Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Auction brought in 1.48 Million this year, with an average lot price of $6,671.

Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt Weighs in on Autograph Collecting

Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt Weighs in on Autograph Collecting

Its been said that the first three-quarters of the 20th Century were the golden age for collecting autographs. Back then it was still possible to get a signature from a famous athlete in person, without paying a fee for the privilege, and even feel a bit of a bond with the man holding the pen. […]

Hall of Hoff! Top 10 Trevor Hoffman Baseball Cards

Hall of Hoff! Top 10 Trevor Hoffman Baseball Cards

An elite reliever for the San Diego Padres, Trevor Hoffman is one of the top all-time hobby names for relief pitching. With Cooperstown calling, take a look at some of his best baseball cards.

Hank Aaron, Frank Thomas to Promote Topps Diamond Anniversary

Hank Aaron, Frank Thomas to Promote Topps Diamond Anniversary

Big Hurt and Hammerin Hank become pitchmen for Topps’ 60th Diamond Anniversary tour. The highlight of the promotional tour will be Hank’s appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday night.

Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis By Sponsoring The Cardboard Connection's AC Malin

Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis By Sponsoring The Cardboard Connection’s AC Malin

If you haven’t been directly affected by multiple sclerosis, chances are someone you know has been. Help fight the horrible disease by sponsoring the Cardboard Connection’s AC Malin.

Hottest Ja Morant Cards on eBay

Hottest Ja Morant Cards on eBay

The former Murray State star has not slowed down in the NBA, winning ROY and putting the hobby spotlight on Ja Morant cards. View the most-watched Ja Morant card auctions available with this helpful guide.

Hottest National Treasures Football Cards on eBay

Hottest National Treasures Football Cards on eBay

NT is one of the biggest brands for football collectors and the National Treasures Football cards see tons of demand every year. Check out the cards getting the most attention at any given moment with a real-time auction guide.

Hottest Pokemon Cards on eBay

Hottest Pokemon Cards on eBay

The market for Pokemon trading cards is red hot and the hottest Pokemon cards lead the way. View the most popular card auctions on eBay with a real-time guide.

Hottest Tom Brady Cards on eBay

Hottest Tom Brady Cards on eBay

Tom Brady cards are some of the most coveted in all of football. Get a real-time most-watched list for the star quarterback’s cards currently up for bid on eBay.

How to Earn Exclusive Upper Deck Infinite Cards Using Your Credit Card

How to Earn Exclusive Upper Deck Infinite Cards Using Your Credit Card

2012 Upper Deck Infinite is a new line of cards available only to tech-savvy credit card users. Get full details on the set and how to get them.

How to Get Exclusive Cards at the 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention

How to Get Exclusive Cards at the 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention

Collectors headed to the 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention have a chance to score a bunch of exclusive cards. We’ve got details on all of them, including redemptions and promos from the VIP package.

How to Join the Topps Five Star Club

How to Join the Topps Five Star Club

The Topps Five Star Club aims to offer a small group of collectors with exclusive cards and company access. Get full details on the program and how to apply.

How To Move and Set Up Your Man Cave

How To Move and Set Up Your Man Cave

Moving a sports memorabilia collection and man cave can be a daunting job. Here is a practical list on how to make the move safe and easy.
How to Predict Future Trading Card Sets Using Public Information

How to Predict Future Trading Card Sets Using Public Information

Guessing new trading card sets and products can be fun. But there’s information available to the public that can make the search more reliable. In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko describes how to use trademarks and patents to get hints at new products.

How Was the First Episode of All-Star Dealers?

How Was the First Episode of All-Star Dealers?

Following in the footsteps of popular shows like Pawn Stars, Storage Wars and American Pickers, comes Discovery Channel’s All-Star Dealers. We take a peek at the program’s first episode and look at how it reflects the hobby.

Interview With Brian Kong, The King of The Sketch

Interview With Brian Kong, The King of The Sketch

The Cardboard Connection’s own Jay Ghazaleh sat down with sketch card super artist Brian Kong to find out more about the man behind the masterpieces.

Interview With Disc Golf Champ Avery Jenkins From 2010 Allen & Ginter

Interview With Disc Golf Champ Avery Jenkins From 2010 Allen & Ginter

On a yearly basis, Allen & Ginter introduces collectors to a host of interesting and intriguing world champions outside the realm of baseball. One of 2010’s most interesting inclusions was that of world Disc Golf Champ Avery Jenkins. For those unfamiliar with Disc Golf, you may have heard it called by a different name, Frisbee Golf. We […]

Interview with Joe Rubinstein

Interview with Joe Rubinstein

The Cardboard Connection’s Jay Ghazaleh sat down with legendary Comic Book and Sketch Card artist Joe Rubenstein to talk about life, art, and the pursuit of Triple D’s.

Is a Mobile Topps App in the Works?

Is a Mobile Topps App in the Works?

Topps may be expanding more into the mobile app market as evidenced by a pair of recent trademark applications. We’ve got the full details of the filings.

Is Leaf Bringing Back the Peck & Snyder and Maxx Lines?

Is Leaf Bringing Back the Peck & Snyder and Maxx Lines?

A pair of trademark applications from Leaf may point toward new retro-themed lines from the card maker. The registered for trading card trademarks for Peck & Snyder and Maxx, both of which have hobby roots.

Is Leaf Planning Their Own Version of 'Greats of the Game'?

Is Leaf Planning Their Own Version of ‘Greats of the Game’?

Leaf has been busy, filing for two more trademarks. One, ‘Greats of the Game,’ may be familiar to collectors as it has been used by both Fleer and Upper Deck. Leaf also filed a trademark application for ‘Rookies Inc.’

Is Panini Bringing Back Pacific?

Is Panini Bringing Back Pacific?

With a new trademark filing, it appears Panini is gearing up to bring back the Pacific name to the hobby.

Is Target the New Hobby Shop?

Is Target the New Hobby Shop?

Retail giants like Target are increasingly driving the hobby. Rob Bertrand looks at why this is and offers traditional card shops practical tips on how they can compete and be relevant in today’s hobby.

Is the Sports Card Hobby Dying? Not According to Leaf and Panini

Is the Sports Card Hobby Dying? Not According to Leaf and Panini

Sports cards are dying? That’s news to Leaf’s Brian Gray and Panini, both of whom had strong reactions to a March 25, 2012 CBS Sunday Morning story by Armen Keteyian.

It's ShoTime! View the Hottest Shohei Ohtani Cards on eBay

It’s ShoTime! View the Hottest Shohei Ohtani Cards on eBay

Shohei Ohtani cards are on the move. Keep tabs on his most-watched card listings using our real-time guide.

Jack Eichel Signs Exclusive Autograph Card Deal with Leaf

Jack Eichel Signs Exclusive Autograph Card Deal with Leaf

Leaf Trading Cards has officially revealed their exclusive trading card autograph deal with Jack Eichel. The number two overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, Jack Eichel is one of the top young talents in hockey and plays for the Buffalo Sabres.

James Naismith's Thirteen Rules of Basketball Sells For $4.3 Million

James Naismith’s Thirteen Rules of Basketball Sells For $4.3 Million

On friday basketball’s version of the declaration of independence sold for $4.3 million dollars, which made Naismith’s yellowish pieces of hoops history the highest selling article of sports memorabilia in history, topping Mark McGwire’s 70th home run ball from 1998 by $1.3 million dollars.

Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Champions Memorabilia Guide

Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Champions Memorabilia Guide

The Kansas City Chiefs are Super Bowl Champions! Celebrate the big win with Super Bowl LIV collectibles and gear.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 65th Birthday Gift - A Legal Settlement with Upper Deck

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s 65th Birthday Gift – A Legal Settlement with Upper Deck

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Upper Deck have reached a settlement in their court battle over Upper Deck using the basketball legend’s image in a college product. Paul Lesko breaks down the details.

Kobe Bryant Jersey Top Selling NBA Jersey In Europe For Third Consecutive Year

Kobe Bryant Jersey Top Selling NBA Jersey In Europe For Third Consecutive Year

Kobe Bryant most popular NBA Jersey in Europe for third year in a row (3-peat). King James, D-Wade, Pau Gasol, KG and a growing number of European born NBA players make an appearance on this year’s Top 15 selling NBA Jerseys in Europe.

Law of Cards

Law of Cards

Kicking off Law of Cards, Paul Lesko explains the differences between patent, copyright and trademark laws as they apply to the trading card hobby.
Law of Cards - Recent Trading Card Trademark Filings

Law of Cards – Recent Trading Card Trademark Filings

A handful of recent trademark filings have hobby implications. Topps, Panini and USA Basketball are among those making trading card-related requests with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Law of Cards 2012 Prediction Scorecard and Legal Predictions for 2013

Law of Cards 2012 Prediction Scorecard and Legal Predictions for 2013

Attorney Paul Lesko looks back on his sports card legal predictions for 2012. He also makes predictions for ongoing cases as they roll into 2013.

Law of Cards Parody: Now, er…Instant, er…Immediate, er…PDQ Cards

Law of Cards Parody: Now, er…Instant, er…Immediate, er…PDQ Cards

The real-time card market is in the headlines with 24-hour releases from Topps Now and Panini Instant. Paul Lesko conducts a parody interview that pokes fun at the concept and explores how much further it can be taken with fictional PDQ cards.

Law of Cards:  Topps Tries Trademarking Letter of the Alphabet

Law of Cards: Topps Tries Trademarking Letter of the Alphabet

Card companies have been filing a lot of trademarks of late. The latest is Topps filing an application for the letter V. Paul Lesko has the details and what it could mean for collectors.

Law of Cards: 2 Years Later and Trilegiant/Beckett Media Case Can Begin

Law of Cards: 2 Years Later and Trilegiant/Beckett Media Case Can Begin

A lawsuit involving Beckett Media two years in the making is finally ready to start. Beckett is one defendant in the case that also involves a company named Trilegiant that allegedly charged unauthorized membership fees. Attorney Paul Lesko breaks the case down and offers his analysis.

Law of Cards: 2016 Summer Trademark Edition

Law of Cards: 2016 Summer Trademark Edition

Catch up on all the trademark activity for card companies during the summer of 2016. Attorney Paul Lesko serves it up and breaks it down.

Law of Cards: 2017 Court Battle Between Upper Deck and Leaf

Law of Cards: 2017 Court Battle Between Upper Deck and Leaf

Attorney Paul Lesko breaks down the ongoing legal battle between Upper Deck and Leaf. Read the full details and analysis for UD’s 2017 lawsuit.

Law of Cards: 3 Biggest Legal Issues at the 2012 Industry Summit

Law of Cards: 3 Biggest Legal Issues at the 2012 Industry Summit

Having returned from the 2012 Industry Summit in Las Vegas, Paul Lesko addresses common legal questions he faced from hobby insiders and executives throughout the event.

Law of Cards: A Defining Moment in Wildcat's Electronic Trading Card Lawsuit

Law of Cards: A Defining Moment in Wildcat’s Electronic Trading Card Lawsuit

Wildcat’s electronic trading cards patent lawsuit continues. Together with Konami, they came to an agreement over the definition of what an electronic trading card is. Paul Lesko has the details and analysis.

Law of Cards: A Legal Perspective on the Topps vs. Leaf Suit

Law of Cards: A Legal Perspective on the Topps vs. Leaf Suit

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko breaks down the copyright infringement lawsuit filed last week by Topps against Leaf. Part one in a two-part series.

Law of Cards: A Legal Perspective on the Topps vs. Leaf Suit, Part 2

Law of Cards: A Legal Perspective on the Topps vs. Leaf Suit, Part 2

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko continues to dig deeper into the Topps lawsuit against Leaf. In Part 2, he analyzes the trademark portion of the case, looking at possible arguments for both sides.

Law of Cards: A Little Bit Late, Beckett Alleges COMC Breached Contract

Law of Cards: A Little Bit Late, Beckett Alleges COMC Breached Contract

Beckett is upping the ante in its ongoing lawsuit against COMC, now accusing them of breach on contract.

Law of Cards: Andrew Luck and Leaf Settle Lawsuit

Law of Cards: Andrew Luck and Leaf Settle Lawsuit

The case between Andrew Luck and Leaf Trading Cards didn’t last long. Both parties walked away after reaching a settlement. Paul Lesko provides the details and legal analysis.

Law of Cards: Are Gift Cards the Next Trading Cards?

Law of Cards: Are Gift Cards the Next Trading Cards?

Paul Lesko uncovers a new patent that looks to turn traditional gift cards into collectible trading cards. Includes details, analysis and the patent documents.

Law of Cards: Authentication Patent Case Against MLB Ends Quickly

Law of Cards: Authentication Patent Case Against MLB Ends Quickly

A patent lawsuit against the MLB Authentication Program was settled almost as quickly as it began. Paul Lesko has the scoop and the likely reasoning behind the fast ending.

Law of Cards: Beckett and COMC Breakup Ends in Lawsuit

Law of Cards: Beckett and COMC Breakup Ends in Lawsuit

Beckett Media is suing COMC over the use of price guide and checklist data. Paul Lesko has the details on the case as well as copies of the court documents.

Law of Cards: Beckett Answers COMC’s Counterclaims

Law of Cards: Beckett Answers COMC’s Counterclaims

Beckett has responded to counterclaims raised by COMC in an on-going lawsuit over pricing data. Attorney Paul Lesko breaks down the response and shares whether he thinks it helps or hurts Beckett’s case.

Law of Cards: Beckett Beats Miller Cards by Default

Law of Cards: Beckett Beats Miller Cards by Default

Beckett Media has won its lawsuit against Miller Cards when the defendant failed to show up in court. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details, including damages as well as analysis on possible ramifications.

Law of Cards: Beckett Files Lawsuit Against...Another Beckett?

Law of Cards: Beckett Files Lawsuit Against…Another Beckett?

Beckett Media has filed a legal complaint against another company for using the Beckett name. Paul Lesko has the details and court documents.

Law of Cards: Beckett Sues Two More for Scraping Data

Law of Cards: Beckett Sues Two More for Scraping Data

Beckett has filed two more lawsuits against websites for allegedly scraping price guide and checklist data. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details and legal analysis.

Law of Cards: Beckett Sues Zistle Over Checklists

Law of Cards: Beckett Sues Zistle Over Checklists

Beckett Media is suing the website Zistle for copyright infringement over checklists. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details and legal analysis.

Law of Cards: Beckett v. COMC Becomes a Seinfeld Episode

Law of Cards: Beckett v. COMC Becomes a Seinfeld Episode

Beckett Media vs. COMC continues with COMC filing an opposition to a recent Beckett amendment in the case. Paul Lesko has the latest and why it reminds him of a Seinfeld episode.

Law of Cards: Bill Mastro Filing Seeks Leniency in Sentencing

Law of Cards: Bill Mastro Filing Seeks Leniency in Sentencing

After pleading guilty to criminal charges, a filing from Bill Mastro seeks leniency in his sentencing. Attorney Paul Lesko covers the topic in his latest “Law of Cards” post.

Law of Cards: Bill Mastro To Enter Guilty Plea

Law of Cards: Bill Mastro To Enter Guilty Plea

Bill Mastro is changing his tune. Early in the new year the big-time sports memorabilia dealer will enter a guilty plea stemming from fraud charges. Paul Lesko has the details and relevant court documents.

Law of Cards: Buzz Aldrin and Topps Settle Lawsuit

Law of Cards: Buzz Aldrin and Topps Settle Lawsuit

Another trading card-related lawsuit comes back to Earth after Buzz Aldrin and Topps reached a settlement. Aldrin contended that the card maker used his image without permission in 2009 Topps American Heritage: Heroes Edition.

Law of Cards: California’s Autographed Memorabilia Law

Law of Cards: California’s Autographed Memorabilia Law

Attorney Paul Lesko breaks down the intricacies of the autographed memorabilia law in California. Whether you are a sports collectibles consumer or a dealer, know how the statute works with a detailed explanation.

Law of Cards: Can an SAT Trick Help Upper Deck in Insurance Appeal?

Law of Cards: Can an SAT Trick Help Upper Deck in Insurance Appeal?

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko looks at Upper Deck’s appeal in their case against insurer, Endurance. Upper Deck isn’t happy about a court ruling that said the insurance company could stop making payments stemming from the fallout of the Yu-Gi-Oh! counterfeiting scandal.

Law of Cards: Cleveland Indians Score Preseason Win Against Upper Deck

Law of Cards: Cleveland Indians Score Preseason Win Against Upper Deck

Details on Upper Deck withdrawing its trademark application over the word, Tribe, thus ending a potential legal battle with the Cleveland Indians.

Law of Cards: Collectors Universe Sues MWP Software over Pro-Coin and Pro-Sports Products

Law of Cards: Collectors Universe Sues MWP Software over Pro-Coin and Pro-Sports Products

Collectors Universe, the owner of Professional Sports Authenticator, has sued MWP Software for copyright, trademark and unfair competition infringement. Paul Lesko has the full details.

Law of Cards: COMC Alleges Beckett Has No Trade Secrets

Law of Cards: COMC Alleges Beckett Has No Trade Secrets

With the court allowing Beckett Media to alter its claims against COMC in their ongoing lawsuit, COMC has changed some of their allegations as well, claiming that Beckett shouldn’t have trade secret protection.

Law of Cards: COMC Countersues Beckett

Law of Cards: COMC Countersues Beckett

COMC has responded to Beckett’s lawsuit against them with a suit of their own. COMC is alleging a breach of contract for Beckett terminating a licensing agreement between the two.

Law of Cards: Could a Mars Attacks Card Game Be on the Way?

Law of Cards: Could a Mars Attacks Card Game Be on the Way?

Topps has filed a trademark application for trading cards and a trading card game called Alien Attax. Could this hint at a Mars Attacks game?

Law of Cards: Court Filing Hints End of Upper Deck v Upper Deck

Law of Cards: Court Filing Hints End of Upper Deck v Upper Deck

It looks as though Upper Deck v Upper Deck International could be headed for a settlement. Paul Lesko has the latest on the ongoing lawsuit, looking at how both sides are looking for an extension.

Law of Cards: Court Reigns in the Upper Deck v Upper Deck Case

Law of Cards: Court Reigns in the Upper Deck v Upper Deck Case

The judge in the Upper Deck v. Upper Deck International case has simplified matters by throwing out several claims that threatened to complicate the original suit. Paul Lesko has full details, legal analysis and copies of the court documents.

Law of Cards: Cryptozoic Rants Against Wizards of the Coast

Law of Cards: Cryptozoic Rants Against Wizards of the Coast

Cryptozoic has fired back and fired hard at Wizards of the Coast in a response to WOTC’s lawsuit over Hex. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details and analysis.

Law of Cards: Cubs Attorneys Getting Ready for October

Law of Cards: Cubs Attorneys Getting Ready for October

Attorney Paul Lesko breaks down the lawsuit from the Chicago Cubs and MLB alleging that vendors are selling counterfeit Cubs gear outside Wrigley Field.

Law of Cards: Early Excitement in Upper Deck and Leaf Lawsuits

Law of Cards: Early Excitement in Upper Deck and Leaf Lawsuits

As the legal battle escalates between Upper Deck and Leaf, attorney Paul Lesko is here to make sense of it all.

Law of Cards: Early Victory for Upper Deck in Distribution Lawsuit

Law of Cards: Early Victory for Upper Deck in Distribution Lawsuit

Upper Deck scored a major victory in a distribution lawsuit with J&T Hobby. Paul Lesko has the details, analysis and relevant court documents.

Law of Cards: Electronic Trading Card Parties Argue Over Basic Verbs

Law of Cards: Electronic Trading Card Parties Argue Over Basic Verbs

As a patent battle wages over electronic trading cards, Paul Lesko looks at how seemingly simple language will ultimately play a crucial role in the case.

Law of Cards: Electronic Trading Card Patent Lawsuit Update

Law of Cards: Electronic Trading Card Patent Lawsuit Update

Paul Lesko has an update on a potentially important lawsuit between Wildcat and 4Kids Entertainment, which includes several high-profile hobby defendants like Topps and Panini. He also discusses why the complex case could take years to resolve.

Law of Cards: Endurance Wants Its Money From Upper Deck

Law of Cards: Endurance Wants Its Money From Upper Deck

Get the latest happenings and analysis in the Upper Deck vs. Endurance lawsuit from Law of Cards’ Paul Lesko.

Law of Cards: Executive Trading Countersues Upper Deck

Law of Cards: Executive Trading Countersues Upper Deck

Upper Deck is being countersued by Executive Trading over political trading cards. Paul Lesko has the details, legal analysis and copies of court documents.

Law of Cards: Filings in UD v UD Case Allege of a Potential Suitor for Upper Deck

Law of Cards: Filings in UD v UD Case Allege of a Potential Suitor for Upper Deck

A recent court filing by Upper Deck International alleges that Panini is looking to acquire Upper Deck. Paul Lesko dissects the documents and looks at why these allegations are being made in the ongoing UD vs Upper Deck International case.

Law of Cards: Finally, A Patented Chair For Your Memorabilia

Law of Cards: Finally, A Patented Chair For Your Memorabilia

Who needs a ball cube when you can display your memorabilia on its own chair? Paul Lesko has the details on recently registered patent for a new type of sports memorabilia holder.

Law of Cards: Former Mastro Auctions Owner Gets a Trial Date

Law of Cards: Former Mastro Auctions Owner Gets a Trial Date

A trial date has been set in the case against Bill Mastro and three of his former Mastro Auctions employees. Paul Lesko has full details.

Law of Cards: Four Takeaways from the Washington Redskins Trademark Decision

Law of Cards: Four Takeaways from the Washington Redskins Trademark Decision

With the Washington Redskins having their trademark revoked, does it mean open season on unlicensed cards and collectibles? Absolutely not. Attorney Paul Lesko looks at the reasons why.

Law of Cards: Fraud Charges Filed Against Upper Deck by Distributor

Law of Cards: Fraud Charges Filed Against Upper Deck by Distributor

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.

Law of Cards: Gloomy Forecast for Leaf in Lawsuit Versus Topps?

Law of Cards: Gloomy Forecast for Leaf in Lawsuit Versus Topps?

Leaf recently took down any mention of 2011 Best of Baseball from their website. In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko analyzes whether this is any indication of where the Topps v. Leaf lawsuit is headed.

Law of Cards: Government Seeks 20 Months for Bill Mastro

Law of Cards: Government Seeks 20 Months for Bill Mastro

Despite his attempt for leniency in sentencing, the government has proposed 20 months for Bill Mastro. Attorney Paul Lesko covers the topic in his latest “Law of Cards” post.

Law of Cards: How a Ruling Against EA Sports Could Help Unlicensed Trading Cards

Law of Cards: How a Ruling Against EA Sports Could Help Unlicensed Trading Cards

A recent court ruling against video game maker EA Sports could actually help those looking to make unlicensed trading cards. Attorney Paul Lesko breaks it all down and offers his take.

Law of Cards: How Heavy Metal Cards Could Get "Revolver" into Heavy Trouble With Topps

Law of Cards: How Heavy Metal Cards Could Get “Revolver” into Heavy Trouble With Topps

The latest issue of Revolver has a rocking set of heavy metal cards honoring Metallica, Anthrax, Slayer and Megadeth. However, they might leave the magazine vulnerable to a lawsuit due to their familiar design.

Law of Cards: How Much Does Topps Make from Chrome?

Law of Cards: How Much Does Topps Make from Chrome?

Have you ever wondered just many packs of cards are sold? A Topps trademark application response reveals how many packs of Topps Chrome and Bowman Chrome sold between March, 2007 and the end of 2011.

Law of Cards: If the Post Office Loses Your Cards, You're Out of Luck

Law of Cards: If the Post Office Loses Your Cards, You’re Out of Luck

What can you do when the post office loses you uninsured sports cards? According to attorney Paul Lesko, not much. Using a recent court case, he explains why.

Law of Cards: Industry Summit 2014 Summary

Law of Cards: Industry Summit 2014 Summary

Paul Lesko recounts his time at the 2014 Industry Summit and some of the legal issues he talked to dealers, collectors and manufacturers about.

Law of Cards: Industry-Wide Battle Looms Over Panini's LIMITED Trademark

Law of Cards: Industry-Wide Battle Looms Over Panini’s LIMITED Trademark

Will industry battles break out now that Panini has been granted a provisional trademark for “Limited”? Paul Lesko looks at the possibilities as well as the potential hobby implications.

Law of Cards: Inside the Collectors Universe v. SaintSoft App Lawsuit

Law of Cards: Inside the Collectors Universe v. SaintSoft App Lawsuit

Collectors Universe isn’t happy with some of the functions SaintSoft is using on their coin collecting apps. Paul Lesko breaks down Collectors Universe’s complaint in the recently filed lawsuit.

Law of Cards: Is a Memorabilia Card Lawsuit Looming?

Law of Cards: Is a Memorabilia Card Lawsuit Looming?

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko looks at a company’s new trademark filing for memorabilia cards that could be used to launch lawsuits against card manufacturers.

Law of Cards: Is the Wildcat Patent for Electronic Trading Cards Too "Abstract"?

Law of Cards: Is the Wildcat Patent for Electronic Trading Cards Too “Abstract”?

Topps, Panini and the other defendants in an electronic trading cards patent lawsuit are looking to have the patent overturned. Paul Lesko has the latest details.

Law of Cards: Is Upper Deck Going to Fight Cleveland Indians Over Tribe Trademark?

Law of Cards: Is Upper Deck Going to Fight Cleveland Indians Over Tribe Trademark?

Could an old settlement with MLB come back to hurt Upper Deck’s chances in a trademark dispute with the Cleveland Indians?

Law of Cards: Judge Allows J&T's Fraud Suit Against Upper Deck to Continue

Law of Cards: Judge Allows J&T’s Fraud Suit Against Upper Deck to Continue

A judge is allowing J&T Hobby to continue their fraud case against Upper Deck. Paul Lesko has the latest arguments from both sides and where the lawsuit is headed next.

Law of Cards: Judge Lectures REA, PSA Attorneys on Discovery Motion

Law of Cards: Judge Lectures REA, PSA Attorneys on Discovery Motion

A judge wasn’t pleased with PSA and REA in a case involving the authentication of sports memorabilia. Paul Lesko looks at why the judge ordered additional deposition time from a lead PSA authenticator.

Law of Cards: Judge Rejects Bill Mastro Plea Bargain, Trial Likely

Law of Cards: Judge Rejects Bill Mastro Plea Bargain, Trial Likely

Bill Mastro went to court today likely expecting his plea bargain for alleged auction fraud and sports memorabilia doctoring. The judge denied the deal, though, likely setting up a full trial. Paul Lesko has a report from the courtroom.

Law of Cards: Judge Says the UD v UD Show Will Go On

Law of Cards: Judge Says the UD v UD Show Will Go On

A judge has denied Upper Deck International’s request for a six-month stay in their case with Upper Deck. Paul Lesko has full details, analysis and copies of court documents.

Law of Cards: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar v. Upper Deck Pregame Breakdown

Law of Cards: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar v. Upper Deck Pregame Breakdown

As the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar v. Upper Deck court case gears up for an April 12 start date, Law of Cards’ Paul Lesko breaks down the latest developments. Includes analysis of court documents and deposition excerpts.

Law of Cards: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar v. Upper Deck Trial - Day 0.5 - UPDATE

Law of Cards: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar v. Upper Deck Trial – Day 0.5 – UPDATE

With the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar v. Upper Deck trial about to begin, both sides in the case make a last-minute attempt to have the judge throw out the case. Paul Lesko updates what happened in the pre-trial status conference.

Law of Cards: Law of Cards Foray Into Lawsuit Land

Law of Cards: Law of Cards Foray Into Lawsuit Land

Actually part of the story instead of simply analyzing it, attorney Paul Lesko walks collectors through his Topps Now Josh Harrison card lawsuit.

Law of Cards: Leaf Challenges Panini's Limited Trademark

Law of Cards: Leaf Challenges Panini’s Limited Trademark

Paul Lesko has the scoop on Leaf filing an opposition against Panini’s recently granted trademark for the term “Limited.”

Law of Cards: Leaf Escalates Limited Trademark Battle with New Trademark Filing

Law of Cards: Leaf Escalates Limited Trademark Battle with New Trademark Filing

A new trademark filing by Leaf for “Leaf Limited” has escalated the company’s stance over a similar “Limited” mark filed by Panini. Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: Leaf Sues the Industry Summit

Law of Cards: Leaf Sues the Industry Summit

Leaf has filed a lawsuit against the Industry Summit and ten unnamed defendants. Find out why, check out the court documents and more.

Law of Cards: Leaf Trading and "Brain Gray" Accused of Copyright Infringement

Law of Cards: Leaf Trading and “Brain Gray” Accused of Copyright Infringement

Attorney Paul Lesko looks at a recent lawsuit against Leaf and “Brain Gray” for alleged copyright infringement.

Law of Cards: Leaf v Upper Deck (pt. 2); A Detailed Review

Law of Cards: Leaf v Upper Deck (pt. 2); A Detailed Review

Attorney Paul Lesko goes deeper into the lawsuit between Leaf and Upper Deck. This includes assessing the strength of Leaf’s antitrust case and predicting a possible outcome of all the legal wrangling.

Law of Cards: Leaf v. Panini Prizm Trademark Lawsuit Ends Quickly

Law of Cards: Leaf v. Panini Prizm Trademark Lawsuit Ends Quickly

Almost as quickly as it began, Leaf has dropped its trademark lawsuit against Panini over the use of Prizm. Paul Lesko as the details and looks at the possible reasoning behind it.

Law of Cards: Leaf v. Upper Deck (Pt. 1); The Battle to be First

Law of Cards: Leaf v. Upper Deck (Pt. 1); The Battle to be First

Attorney Paul Lesko dissects Leaf’s antitrust lawsuit against Upper Deck in Part 1 of the Law of Cards breakdown. See what we know so far and how things could play out.

Law of Cards: Letters to Judge Released in Bill Mastro Fraud Case

Law of Cards: Letters to Judge Released in Bill Mastro Fraud Case

While they’re not pieces of evidence in the Bill Mastro fraud lawsuit, a pair of letters to the case’s judge have been made public. Read the letters and get legal analysis from Paul Lesko.

Law of Cards: Luis Diaz Alleges Topps’ Garbage Pail Kids IP is Itself Garbage

Law of Cards: Luis Diaz Alleges Topps’ Garbage Pail Kids IP is Itself Garbage

The lawsuit between GPK and artist Luis Diaz has flipped with Diaz now on the offensive. Let attorney Paul Lesko fill you in on what happened and how the overall case is looking for both sides.

Law of Cards: Mastro Auctions Matters Continue For Other Defendants

Law of Cards: Mastro Auctions Matters Continue For Other Defendants

Bill Mastro’s criminal matters might be over, but that’s not the case for some of his former Mastro Auctions colleagues. Paul Lesko has updates including some potential trial dates set for 2014.

Law of Cards: Miller Cards Is a No-Show in Beckett Lawsuit

Law of Cards: Miller Cards Is a No-Show in Beckett Lawsuit

With Miller Cards not showing up to respond to a copyright lawsuit brought against it by Beckett Media, it looks like the case might be over. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: Mind Control Prompts Topps to File "Chrome" Application (Maybe)

Law of Cards: Mind Control Prompts Topps to File “Chrome” Application (Maybe)

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko writes a satirical open letter to Topps after the card maker files a trademark application for their Chrome brands

Law of Cards: MLB Authentication Program Charged with Patent Infringement

Law of Cards: MLB Authentication Program Charged with Patent Infringement

Details and analysis of a lawsuit brought again Major League Baseball by Frederick Noyes, who alleges MLB infringed on his autograph authentication patent.

Law of Cards: MLB, NHL, NBA, CLC File Lawsuit Against Nearly 900 Websites

Law of Cards: MLB, NHL, NBA, CLC File Lawsuit Against Nearly 900 Websites

The NBA, NHL, MLB and CLC have teamed up to file a massive lawsuit against nearly 900 websites for allegedly selling fake sports memorabilia. Paul Lesko has the details and copies of the court documents.

Law of Cards: MLB, NHL, NBA, CLC Get Massive Judgment in Fake Memorabilia Case

Law of Cards: MLB, NHL, NBA, CLC Get Massive Judgment in Fake Memorabilia Case

MLB, the NBA, the NHL and CLC are among those to get a multi-billion-dollar judgment against hundreds of websites selling fake sports memorabilia. Paul Lesko has the details and why the winners shouldn’t expect the checks any time soon.

Law of Cards: MLB, NHL, NBA, CLC Take on Websites Allegedly Selling Fake Goods

Law of Cards: MLB, NHL, NBA, CLC Take on Websites Allegedly Selling Fake Goods

The NHL, NBA, MLB and CLC have teamed up to take on websites allegedly selling fake sports memorabilia.

Law of Cards: More Allegations Emerge About Beckett Media in RICO Action

Law of Cards: More Allegations Emerge About Beckett Media in RICO Action

Additional allegations have been raised against Beckett Media in the ongoing Trilegiant RICO action. Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: More Name-Calling in the Upper Deck v. Upper Deck Suit

Law of Cards: More Name-Calling in the Upper Deck v. Upper Deck Suit

It’s more name-calling and personal allegations in the Upper Deck v. Upper Deck International lawsuit. Paul Lesko provides the latest updates and analysis as UDI’s Nico Blauw tries to keep himself out of the suit.

Law of Cards: Navigating Defunct Trading Card Companies' Submarine IP

Law of Cards: Navigating Defunct Trading Card Companies’ Submarine IP

With the popularity of retro-influenced sets, Paul Lesko looks at the murky waters of what is and isn’t up for grabs when a trading card company goes out of business or is swallowed up by another company.

Law of Cards: New Mars Attacks Trademark Filing by Topps

Law of Cards: New Mars Attacks Trademark Filing by Topps

A new trademark filing by Topps suggests that Mars Attacks, the classic entertainment card brand, is set to make a comeback with MP3, phone and tablet computer skins.

Law of Cards: New Upper Deck Patent Shows Patentese Doesn't Always Make Sense

Law of Cards: New Upper Deck Patent Shows Patentese Doesn’t Always Make Sense

Have you ever read a patent document? Law of Cards’ Paul Lesko uses a new Upper Deck patent to show just how complex and confusing these documents can be.

Law of Cards: NFLPA v. Upper Deck Lawsuit Silently Ends

Law of Cards: NFLPA v. Upper Deck Lawsuit Silently Ends

The NFLPA and Upper Deck have quietly settled a lawsuit over owed payments. Paul Lesko has the details about the case that was originally filed more than a year ago.

Law of Cards: Only Upper Deck Could Make Insurance Litigation Interesting

Law of Cards: Only Upper Deck Could Make Insurance Litigation Interesting

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko makes light of a case between Upper Deck and the Endurance American Specialty Insurance Company over insurance coverage from the card manufacturer’s Yu-Gi-Oh counterfeiting lawsuit.

Law of Cards: Owner of KNOCKOUTS AND TAPOUTS Trademark Looks to Tapout

Law of Cards: Owner of KNOCKOUTS AND TAPOUTS Trademark Looks to Tapout

A trademark dispute between Topps and another company over the term “Knockout” could be inching closer to an amicable resolution. Attorney Paul Lesko details why.

Law of Cards: Panini and Leaf Settle Lawsuit Over Kevin Durant Autographs

Law of Cards: Panini and Leaf Settle Lawsuit Over Kevin Durant Autographs

Just a couple months after their original filing, Panini and Leaf have settled their case over’s the use of Kevin Durant autographs in 2012 Leaf Best of Basketball. Paul Lesko has the details and legal analysis.

Law of Cards: Panini Battles for LIMITED Trademark

Law of Cards: Panini Battles for LIMITED Trademark

As Panini continues to try and trademark the term “Limited,” Paul Lesko looks at their response after the Trademark Office rejected their initial application.

Law of Cards: Panini Defends Its LIMITED Mark

Law of Cards: Panini Defends Its LIMITED Mark

With Panini continuing to battle for a trademark on Limited, attorney Paul Lesko brings us up to speed on the card maker’s latest trial brief in an attempt to help its case facing opposition from Topps.

Law of Cards: Panini Files 18 Trademark Applications in One Day

Law of Cards: Panini Files 18 Trademark Applications in One Day

Panini is keeping the trademark office business, filing 18 new trademark applications. These cover existing brands and inserts like Flawless, Gold Standard and Totally Certified.

Law of Cards: Panini Launches Crusade at Leaf Over Valiant Design

Law of Cards: Panini Launches Crusade at Leaf Over Valiant Design

Panini is suing Leaf over the Leaf Valiant line. Panini alleges it infringes on their copyright of their Crusade products. Paul Lesko has the case details, analysis and court documents.

Law of Cards: Panini One Step Closer to Several New Trademarks

Law of Cards: Panini One Step Closer to Several New Trademarks

Panini is one step closer to several trademarks including Intrigue, Innovation, Golden Age, Gold Standard and Masks.

Law of Cards: Panini Responds to Leaf's Trademark Oppositions

Law of Cards: Panini Responds to Leaf’s Trademark Oppositions

Panini has filed its response to Leaf’s Limited and Prizm trademark oppositions. Paul Lesko breaks down the details and offers his opinion on the strengths of each side.

Law of Cards: Panini's Busy Week at the Trademark Office

Law of Cards: Panini’s Busy Week at the Trademark Office

A couple of familiar names in the hobby are also its latest trademarks. Panini has been granted registrations for both Rated Rookie and National Treasures. They also applied for a couple more. Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: Panini's FLAWLESS Filing Mired in Flawed Process

Law of Cards: Panini’s FLAWLESS Filing Mired in Flawed Process

Panini is facing several challenges in its quest for a trademark for Flawless. Attorney Paul Lesko looks at how one large company currently stands in its way and what that might mean going forward.

Law of Cards: Panini's LIMITED Registration Granted in Error

Law of Cards: Panini’s LIMITED Registration Granted in Error

Mistakes happen all the time, even at the trademark office. That’s exactly what happened when Panini was granted, then lost, a trademark for Limited.

Law of Cards: Panini's PREFERRED, CLASSICS Marks Rejected by Trademark Office

Law of Cards: Panini’s PREFERRED, CLASSICS Marks Rejected by Trademark Office

Panini’s trademark applications for Preferred and Classics have been rejected. Find out why this might be and what it means for the hobby.

Law of Cards: Parody Interview with the Inventor of the "Non Auto" eBay Listing

Law of Cards: Parody Interview with the Inventor of the “Non Auto” eBay Listing

Ever wondered where the “non auto” eBay listing came from. Paul Lesko conducts a parody interview and lets off a little steam with the imaginary inventor of the annoying listing strategy.

Law of Cards: Patent Application Filed for Virtual Opening of Card Packs

Law of Cards: Patent Application Filed for Virtual Opening of Card Packs

Details on a patent application for opening virtual packs and boxes and why the application may be more complicated than it first seems.

Law of Cards: Pokemon v. Pokellector Case Might End Soon

Law of Cards: Pokemon v. Pokellector Case Might End Soon

The ongoing case between Pokemon and the Pokellector app could soon be coming to an end. Attorney Paul Lesko breaks down why this might be the case.

Law of Cards: PSA Authenticator Subjected to 14 Hours of Depositions Before Court Battle Breaks Out

Law of Cards: PSA Authenticator Subjected to 14 Hours of Depositions Before Court Battle Breaks Out

Apparently a 14-hour deposition wasn’t enough for Steven Grad, PSA’s lead authenticator. He’s a witness in a sports memorabilia fraud case brought against Robert Edwards Auctions LLC.

Law of Cards: Recent Case Clarifies Duty of Care Owed By Memorabilia Appraisers

Law of Cards: Recent Case Clarifies Duty of Care Owed By Memorabilia Appraisers

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko tells us why a sports memorabilia case in Florida could lead to better practices from appraisers.

Law of Cards: Recent Filings Give Insight into Upcoming William Boehm Trial

Law of Cards: Recent Filings Give Insight into Upcoming William Boehm Trial

With the trial of William Boehm on the horizon, attorney Paul Lesko looks at what recent court filings could mean for both the defendant and the prosecution. Boehm is accused of committing fraud with Mastro Auctions.

Law of Cards: Recent Panini, UD Trademark Applications a Matter of (Clearance) Opinion

Law of Cards: Recent Panini, UD Trademark Applications a Matter of (Clearance) Opinion

A pair of recent trademark applications from Panini and Upper Deck face some potential obstacles if they’re to go through. Attorney Paul Lesko looks at the reasons why.

Law of Cards: Restitution Ordered for Some, Not All, in Jersey-Gate

Law of Cards: Restitution Ordered for Some, Not All, in Jersey-Gate

Fines have been made for some of the defendants in the massive sports memorabilia case that even caught some sports cards companies. Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: Schedule Released for Beckett v. The Card Collector

Law of Cards: Schedule Released for Beckett v. The Card Collector

The trial is going forward. Attorney Paul Lesko looks at the release of the trial schedule in the lawsuit between Beckett and The Card Collector and what it means for the case.

Law of Cards: Stop the Music! Topps and Panini Heavy Metal Battle Ends

Law of Cards: Stop the Music! Topps and Panini Heavy Metal Battle Ends

Topps and Panini have settled their lawsuit over Panini’s trademark application for “Chromium.” Paul Lesko has the details and analysis.

Law of Cards: The Battle For LIMITED Control Continues

Law of Cards: The Battle For LIMITED Control Continues

The battle over Panini’s Limited trademark continues. Attorney Paul Lesko looks at Topps’ recent trial briefing and what it means for the case.

Law of Cards: The Battles of Linsanity

Law of Cards: The Battles of Linsanity

Although Jeremy Lin’s basketball season is over, the battle over ‘Linsanity’ is just beginning. Literally. In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko explores why a ‘Linsanity’ trademark is a complicated matter and why the early-season success of Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn could make things even messier.

Law of Cards: The Card Collector Fights Back Against Beckett's Copyright Claims

Law of Cards: The Card Collector Fights Back Against Beckett’s Copyright Claims

The makers of The Card Collector are fighting a lawsuit brought against them by Beckett, who alleged the software maker stole Beckett’s pricing data. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: The Panini and Topps Heavy Metal Battle May End Soon -- or Not

Law of Cards: The Panini and Topps Heavy Metal Battle May End Soon — or Not

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko looks at why Panini’s Chromium trademark battle with Topps will either end quickly or drag on, potentially, for years.

Law of Cards: The Trademark Tide Turns on the Crimson

Law of Cards: The Trademark Tide Turns on the Crimson

Details and legal analysis of a long-running trademark case between sports artist Daniel Moore and the University of Alabama. Although the case doesn’t touch directly on the hobby, Paul Lesko looks at how it might impact the future of unlicensed trading cards.

Law of Cards: There Have Been How Many Sports Card Industry Lawsuits?

Law of Cards: There Have Been How Many Sports Card Industry Lawsuits?

Ever wondered how many lawsuits there have been in the hobby? Here a list of cases involving sports card manufacturers from 2005 to 2012. Includes break downs and analysis.

Law of Cards: Things "Somewhat Metaphysical" in Electronic Trading Card Case

Law of Cards: Things “Somewhat Metaphysical” in Electronic Trading Card Case

Law of Cards columnist, Paul Lesko, updates a lawsuit over an electronic trading cards patent and makes sense of the arguments being made in the case.

Law of Cards: Topps Aims to Knockout KNOCKOUTS AND TAPOUTS Trademark

Law of Cards: Topps Aims to Knockout KNOCKOUTS AND TAPOUTS Trademark

Attorney Paul Lesko looks at why Topps is trying to get a trademark for “Knockouts and Tapouts” nixed and how it fits into their UFC plans.

Law of Cards: Topps And Gertridge Try Knocking Out Their KNOCKOUT Dispute

Law of Cards: Topps And Gertridge Try Knocking Out Their KNOCKOUT Dispute

The end is finally near for the Topps vs. Heath Mark Gertridge dispute about the Knockout name. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details and legal analysis.

Law of Cards: Topps and Panini's Heavy Metal Battle - UPDATE

Law of Cards: Topps and Panini’s Heavy Metal Battle – UPDATE

A potential court battle looms between two card companies. Topps filed an opposition against Panini over trademark registrations for Panini Chromium and Chromium.

Law of Cards: Topps Dismissed from Electronic Trading Cards Lawsuit

Law of Cards: Topps Dismissed from Electronic Trading Cards Lawsuit

Topps and Wizards of the Coast are among the latest companies to settle in an electronic trading cards lawsuit. Get full details and legal analysis of the shrinking case.

Law of Cards: Topps Drops Trademark Application for the Letter V

Law of Cards: Topps Drops Trademark Application for the Letter V

Topps has abandoned its trademark application for the letter V in connection with its Valor line. Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: Topps Files Petition to Cancel USA Football Mark

Law of Cards: Topps Files Petition to Cancel USA Football Mark

Topps has filed a petition to have USA Football’s “Huddle” trademark canceled so they can use it for their smartphone app. Paul Lesko has the details and legal analysis.

Law of Cards: Topps Files Two New Trademark Applications Including Finest Vintage

Law of Cards: Topps Files Two New Trademark Applications Including Finest Vintage

A pair of recent Topps trademark filings, Finest Vintage and Topps Shelf, might hint at future products.

Law of Cards: Topps Garbage Pail Kids v. Garbage Parody Kids

Law of Cards: Topps Garbage Pail Kids v. Garbage Parody Kids

Attorney Paul Lesko breaks down the brewing legal battle between Topps’ Garbage Pail Kids and the separate Garbage Parody Kids line. Review full details and information for the lawsuit.

Law of Cards: Topps HUDDLE Runs into Tesco's HUDL Mark

Law of Cards: Topps HUDDLE Runs into Tesco’s HUDL Mark

Topps’ battle for a trademark on Huddle, the name of their football app, continues. It now faces possible opposition from British retailer Tesco. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: Topps in Lawsuit Where Other Side is Fighting Its Own Attorneys

Law of Cards: Topps in Lawsuit Where Other Side is Fighting Its Own Attorneys

Topps is currently involved in a lawsuit where they’re accused of not paying a software manufacturer. Now that same software company is battling its own attorneys after not paying their legal bills. Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: Topps Joins Leaf in Opposing Panini's LIMITED Mark

Law of Cards: Topps Joins Leaf in Opposing Panini’s LIMITED Mark

Leaf has some company in its opposition over Panini’s ‘Limited’ trademark. Topps has joined the fray, filing an opposition of their own.

Law of Cards: Topps Sues Maker of Alleged Knock-Off Ring Pops

Law of Cards: Topps Sues Maker of Alleged Knock-Off Ring Pops

Ring Pops are a candy staple. Just don’t go trying to making something that might be seen as too similar. Otherwise you’ll end up in a legal tussle like Primary Colors who find themselves being sued by Topps.

Law of Cards: Topps' Chances for Victory in Its V Trademark Application? Very Small

Law of Cards: Topps’ Chances for Victory in Its V Trademark Application? Very Small

Attorney Paul Lesko breaks down the challenges facing Topps in their trademark application for the letter V.

Law of Cards: Trademark Battle Looming Between Upper Deck and Cleveland Indians?

Law of Cards: Trademark Battle Looming Between Upper Deck and Cleveland Indians?

Things move slow at the trademark office. After a six-year wait, Upper Deck was finally granted a trademark for Tribe. It didn’t take long for the Cleveland Indians to swoop in. Paul Lesko looks at why the baseball team is looking to oppose the trademark.

Law of Cards: Trademark Office Rejects Topps Trademark App for -- Topps

Law of Cards: Trademark Office Rejects Topps Trademark App for — Topps

In a strange turn of trademark events, Topps had an application rejected for the word “Topps,” at least with regards to clothing. Paul Lesko has the details in another installment of Law of Cards.

Law of Cards: Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Rejects Panini’s LIMITED Trademark

Law of Cards: Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Rejects Panini’s LIMITED Trademark

It’s taken a long time, but the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has rejected Panini’s mark for the term Limited for when it comes to trading cards. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: UD Tries to Get Richard McWilliam Out of UD v UD Suit on a Technicality

Law of Cards: UD Tries to Get Richard McWilliam Out of UD v UD Suit on a Technicality

The Upper Deck versus Upper Deck International lawsuit continues to play out in court. Paul Lesko has details on how Upper Deck is trying to get the late Richard McWilliam dropped from the lawsuit on the basis of a technicality.

Law of Cards: UD v. Leaf and Leaf v. UD Update

Law of Cards: UD v. Leaf and Leaf v. UD Update

The hits keep coming with ongoing lawsuits between Upper Deck and Leaf! Law of Cards’ Paul Lesko updates collectors on the recent changes and how that could impact the cases.

Law of Cards: UD Witness Educates Attorney on What an "Insert" Is

Law of Cards: UD Witness Educates Attorney on What an “Insert” Is

The government might be shut down, but the ongoing legal dispute between Upper Deck and Executive Trading Cards over cards of politicians continues. The latest testimonies touch on card jargon, licenses and more.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck and MLB Close to Settling Lawsuit

Law of Cards: Upper Deck and MLB Close to Settling Lawsuit

Two months after MLB Properties sued Upper Deck for breach of contract, the two parties look to be headed for a settlement. Law of Cards columnist, Paul Lesko, has the details as well as notes on other pending Upper Deck cases.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Distribution Lawsuit Escalates with Amended Complaint

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Distribution Lawsuit Escalates with Amended Complaint

At the court’s request, J&T Hobby have amended their complaint in a distribution lawsuit with Upper Deck. The new complaint goes into greater detail on the allegations.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Files For Impel Trademark

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Files For Impel Trademark

Upper Deck is reviving a brand that’s likely known by early-90s Star Trek and comic card collectors — Impel. It’s the subject of a new Upper Deck trademark. Paul Lesko has the details and legal analysis.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Files for Sanctions in Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Case

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Files for Sanctions in Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Case

Paul Lesko looks at why Upper Deck is filing for sanctions against Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his attorneys just a few days before their trial is set to begin.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Files Pair of Trademark Applications

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Files Pair of Trademark Applications

Upper Deck has filed a pair of trademark applications, one for Greats of the Game and another for Legendary. Paul Lesko looks at the filings and what they could mean for the hobby.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Goes Auto-Mat-Ic - UPDATE

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Goes Auto-Mat-Ic – UPDATE

Get details on an Upper Deck trademark application for autographed framing mats. Includes the specifics of the application.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck in Legal Dispute Over Presidential Trading Cards

Law of Cards: Upper Deck in Legal Dispute Over Presidential Trading Cards

Upper Deck is heading to court over political trading cards featuring possible presidential candidates for the 2012 election. The card maker filed a complaint against Executive Trading Cards after receiving a cease and desist letter of their own.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck International Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Law of Cards: Upper Deck International Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Upper Deck International BV has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in New York. Paul Lesko has the details along with analysis of what it may mean for their ongoing legal battle with the American arm of Upper Deck.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Lawsuit Shows Complicated Family Tree

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Lawsuit Shows Complicated Family Tree

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko breaks down the Upper Deck family tree to make sense of the UD vs. UD International lawsuit.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Moves to Seal Testimony -- Because of Me?

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Moves to Seal Testimony — Because of Me?

Upper Deck has moved to seal publicly available testimony in its ongoing case against Executive Trading Cards. Paul Lesko not only has the details, but is allegedly partially to blame.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Settles Lawsuit with Insurance Company

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Settles Lawsuit with Insurance Company

Upper Deck has settled a long-running legal dispute with insurance company Endurance over payments stemming from the card maker’s Yu-Gi-Oh! counterfeiting case. Paul Lesko provides details and legal analysis.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck v. Blowout Cards Update

Law of Cards: Upper Deck v. Blowout Cards Update

We’ve got an update in the lawsuit between Blowout Cards and Upper Deck over the card maker’s new distribution policy.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck v. Executive Trading Update

Law of Cards: Upper Deck v. Executive Trading Update

The battle over political trading cards between Upper Deck and Executive continues with both sides filing important court documents.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck v. Upper Deck Goes Nuclear

Law of Cards: Upper Deck v. Upper Deck Goes Nuclear

The Upper Deck v. Upper Deck International case is getting even nastier, with both sides making personal claims. We look at the latest testimony as both sides look like they’re headed to a nuclear war.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck v. Upper Deck Is Over!

Law of Cards: Upper Deck v. Upper Deck Is Over!

The long-running legal dispute between Upper Deck and Upper Deck International has come to an end as both sides have agreed to a settlement. Paul Lesko has the legal details.

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Wins MASKS Trademark Battle

Law of Cards: Upper Deck Wins MASKS Trademark Battle

Facing opposition from Upper Deck, Panini has dropped their trademark application for Masks. Attorney Paul Lesko has the details and what it means for the hobby.

Law of Cards: What Card Makers Can Learn from the Charles Lindbergh Hair Card Lawsuit

Law of Cards: What Card Makers Can Learn from the Charles Lindbergh Hair Card Lawsuit

Paul Lesko looks at the lessons to be learned from a lawsuit involving a Charles Lindbergh trading card that came with a questionable signature.

Law of Cards: What the Panini-Leaf Settlement Means for the Hobby

Law of Cards: What the Panini-Leaf Settlement Means for the Hobby

With Panini and Leaf settling several lawsuits and court battles against one another recently, Paul Lesko looks at what it means to collectors.

Law of Cards: Wildcat Electronic Trading Card Lawsuit Ends

Law of Cards: Wildcat Electronic Trading Card Lawsuit Ends

The long-running Wildcat electronic trading card lawsuit has come to a close. Paul Lesko has the details on how the patent battle wrapped up.

Law of Cards: Wildcat Files Lawsuit Against Wizards of the Coast

Law of Cards: Wildcat Files Lawsuit Against Wizards of the Coast

Wizards of the Coast, makers of Magic: The Gathering, are facing a lawsuit from Wildcat. Wildcat alleges a new Magic product infringes on their electronic trading cards patent.

Law of Cards: Wildcat Lets Panini Out of Electronic Trading Card Lawsuit

Law of Cards: Wildcat Lets Panini Out of Electronic Trading Card Lawsuit

Panini has settled with Wildcat Holdings in a long-standing lawsuit over electronic trading cards. Paul Lesko has the details.

Law of Cards: Will the Durantula Case Settle Over the Holidays?

Law of Cards: Will the Durantula Case Settle Over the Holidays?

The court has ordered Panini and musician Mark Durante to try and settle their lawsuit, possibly before Christmas. Durante sued the card maker over the use of the trademark Durantula.

Law of Cards: WOTC Alleges Cryptozoic's Hex is Knockoff of Magic the Gathering

Law of Cards: WOTC Alleges Cryptozoic’s Hex is Knockoff of Magic the Gathering

Wizards, Magic and Hex — they’re all at the center of a new hobby lawsuit in which WOTC alleges that Cryptozoic’s Hex infringes on their Magic the Gathering game. Attorney Paul Lesko has the info, analysis and court documents.

Law of Cards: Yahoo Tries to Patent an "Unprecedented" Trading Card App, Fails for Now

Law of Cards: Yahoo Tries to Patent an “Unprecedented” Trading Card App, Fails for Now

Yahoo is trying to patent a trading card app they claim is “unprecedented.” Paul Lesko breaks down the patent and why it failed initially and why it is likely to continue to do so.

Law of Cards: ZhuZhu Pets Dragged Into Upper Deck v UD International Lawsuit

Law of Cards: ZhuZhu Pets Dragged Into Upper Deck v UD International Lawsuit

Sepia Holding, maker of ZhuZhu Pets, is the latest to be dragged into the Upper Deck v Upper Deck International case. Law of Cards columnist, Paul Lesko, has the reasons why as well as some legal analysis on the matter.

Leaf Loses Motion for Temporary Restraining Order Against Industry Summit

Leaf Loses Motion for Temporary Restraining Order Against Industry Summit

Leaf lost its motion for a temporary restraining order, which would have enabled the company to attend the Industry Summit. Paul Lesko has the latest details on the case.

Leaf Sues Panini Over Prizm Brand

Leaf Sues Panini Over Prizm Brand

Leaf is suing Panini over trademark infringement. Leaf alleges that Panini’s Prizm line is too close to their own Prismatic trademark. Paul Lesko has the full details, analysis and a copy of the complaint.

LeBron James Memorabilia Falls Further Behind Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

LeBron James Memorabilia Falls Further Behind Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

King James continues to fall behind Kobe and Air Jordan when it comes to memorabilia sales according to a recent article in written by Jonathan Berr of the website Daily Finance. According to “Antiques Roadshow” appraiser Leila Dunbar, below are the highest sales for a LeBron, Kobe, and Jordan game-used jerseys: LeBron James = $8,000 […]

LeBron, Saints, Vuvuzela, Highlight eBay's 2010 Top Shopped Report

LeBron, Saints, Vuvuzela, Highlight eBay’s 2010 Top Shopped Report

Star of the decision LeBron James, Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints, the World Cup’s infamous eardrum destroyer known as the Vuvuzela, Apple’s iPhone 4 and iPad and the ever-popular Beatles highlight 2010’s most sought after items on eBay.

Limited Edition Tim Tebow Nike Air Trainer 1.2 Shoes Create Feeding Frenzy On eBay

Limited Edition Tim Tebow Nike Air Trainer 1.2 Shoes Create Feeding Frenzy On eBay

Last Friday, Nike in collaboration with EA Sports released a limited edition Tim Tebow version of the Nike Air Trainer 1.2 shoe. 506 pairs of the shoe were created as a promotion for the video game NCAA Football 11, which features the ex-Gator great on the cover. Along with the Florida Gators color scheme, Tebow’s “Promise” speech from September […]

Man on the Moon: Topps Wins First Round in Buzz Aldrin Lawsuit

Man on the Moon: Topps Wins First Round in Buzz Aldrin Lawsuit

Topps won a key ruling over Buzz Aldrin in a case brought on by the astronaut for his image being used in 2009 Topps American Heritage: American Heroes Edition.

Matthew Fox Wants You to Watch These 23 Sports Card Commercials

Matthew Fox Wants You to Watch These 23 Sports Card Commercials

Ever wonder why there’s no sports card commercials on TV? That wasn’t always the case. Here’s 23 spots with cards dating as far back as the 1960s.

My Second Day at the National: Closure and Frustration

My Second Day at the National: Closure and Frustration

For Rick Klein, Friday brought some highs and frustrations at the 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention. Find out about his adventures and collecting triumphs.

NBA, MLB, CLC, NHL Get a $30 Billion Legal Victory and Nobody Notices

NBA, MLB, CLC, NHL Get a $30 Billion Legal Victory and Nobody Notices

The NBA, NHL, MLB, CLC and more have been awarded a massive judgement totaling more than $30 billion in a suit involving nearly 1,500 websites allegedly selling counterfeit goods. But will they see any of the money?

New Find: 1960 Fleer Tinker/Martin-Back Rarer than T206 Wagner Hits Market

New Find: 1960 Fleer Tinker/Martin-Back Rarer than T206 Wagner Hits Market

Full details on the extremely rare 1960 Fleer Tinker/Martin-Back #80 Cancelled card now available at auction. Includes card info, analysis, buying guide, and more.

New Topps Trademark Filings Hint at a Shadowrun Movie and Digital Currency

New Topps Trademark Filings Hint at a Shadowrun Movie and Digital Currency

A pair of recent Topps trademark filings hint at things to come. The first is for digital currency, while the second is for a movie based on the popular RPG Shadowrun.

New TV Show, A Piece of the Game, Celebrates Sports Collectors

New TV Show, A Piece of the Game, Celebrates Sports Collectors

Go behind-the-scenes at the taping of the first episode of A Piece of the Game, a new TV show that spotlights Chicago-are collectors and sports memorabilia.

NFL and Bloomingdales Partner for Designer Super Bowl Helmet Auction

NFL and Bloomingdales Partner for Designer Super Bowl Helmet Auction

Guide to the designer Super Bowl helmet auction from Bloomingdales and the NFL. Includes images, info, and much more.

Nike Releases Kobe, LeBron and Durant's Christmas Day Shoes

Nike Releases Kobe, LeBron and Durant’s Christmas Day Shoes

Black Mamba, Durantula and King James’ limited edition Christmas day Nike Shoes go on sale to the public. Those for a taste for all things flashy will no doubt like the latest shoes from Nike’s big three spokesman. For those who like safe things, these shoes are probably far too overtop.

Nike Releases Oregon's BCS National Championship Uniforms

Nike Releases Oregon’s BCS National Championship Uniforms

Nike CEO Phil Knight personally selects the uniforms the University of Oregon will wear during their BCS title match-up versus Cam Newton’s Auburn Tigers. The jersey will be the 13th different jersey worn by the Ducks in 13 games during the 2010 NCAA football season. Bonus gallery of every Nike uniform worn by the Ducks during the 2010 NCAA Football Season!

Notre Dame, Upper Deck Sign Multi-Year Exclusive Trading Card Deal

Notre Dame, Upper Deck Sign Multi-Year Exclusive Trading Card Deal

Upper Deck and the University of Notre Dame have signed an exclusive multi-year trading card deal. Get the details as well as initial plans for upcoming products under the license.

Over 10,000 Watch Strasburg Superfractor Auction Come To A Close

Over 10,000 Watch Strasburg Superfractor Auction Come To A Close

Was the Strasburg Superfactor Auction the end of a short-story or the beggining of a much larger story?

Panini Adds Exclusive Card Deals with Three Universities

Panini Adds Exclusive Card Deals with Three Universities

Coming soon, select college-themed cards in Panini basketball, football and baseball products. Get the full details here.

Panini Adds University of Texas as Another College Card Exclusive

Panini Adds University of Texas as Another College Card Exclusive

Panini’s portfolio of college trading card exclusives is growing once again. Their latest deal is with the University of Texas.

Panini and Leaf Settle Crusade Copyright Infringement Suit - Update

Panini and Leaf Settle Crusade Copyright Infringement Suit – Update

Panini and Leaf have settled their differences in a copyright infringement lawsuit involving their Crusade and Valiant brands. Paul Lesko has the details.

Panini and Topps Named in Electronic Trading Cards Patent Lawsuit

Panini and Topps Named in Electronic Trading Cards Patent Lawsuit

Topps and Panini are among the 12 companies being accused of infringing on a patent for electronic trading cards.

Panini Announces Multi-Year Trading Card Deal With NFL and NFLPA

Panini Announces Multi-Year Trading Card Deal With NFL and NFLPA

Coinciding with the release of 2010 Prestige, Panini America announced that they have come to a multi-year agreement with both the NFL and the NFL PLayer’s Association.

Panini Confirms 2010 Playoff Contenders Tim Tebow Inscription Variations

Panini Confirms 2010 Playoff Contenders Tim Tebow Inscription Variations

Panini announces the print run of Tim Tebow’s Rookie Ticket and Rookie Ink inscription variations from 2010 Playoff Contenders Football. For weeks, collectors wondered whether these unique Tebow’s were authentic or not, finally collectors can rest now that they are indeed authentic. They also revealed that every Rookie Ink auto carries a print run of 50 (every player in set).

Panini Confirms NFL, NFLPA Exclusive Starting in 2016

Panini Confirms NFL, NFLPA Exclusive Starting in 2016

Get complete information on the Panini NFL and NFLPA exclusive. Topps and Panini both currently have an NFL license, but an agreement with the NFLPA will change that starting in 2016.

Panini Lands Exclusive CLC Trading Card License

Panini Lands Exclusive CLC Trading Card License

Panini’s near takeover of the college trading card market is complete. The manufacturer has signed an exclusive deal with the CLC, which includes nearly 150 schools.

Panini Lands Exclusive Trading Card License for Over 200 More Universities

Panini Lands Exclusive Trading Card License for Over 200 More Universities

Panini is getting into collegiate sports cards in a big way. Just a few days after announcing deals with three major universities, the card maker will have exclusive deals with more than 200 more schools starting in the spring of 2015.

Panini Signs Multi-Year Trading Card Deal With NHL

Panini Signs Multi-Year Trading Card Deal With NHL

Today, the NHL and NHLPA announced a multi-year trading card distribution deal with Panini and Upper Deck. The terms of the agreement are not fully known, but what is known is that for the first time since 2005-06, Upper Deck will not go un-opposed in the Hockey sector of the hobby. Panini’s first 2010-11 Hockey […]

Panini's "Limited" Trademark Application, May Be Just That -- Limited

Panini’s “Limited” Trademark Application, May Be Just That — Limited

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko looks at Panini’s recent trademark application for “Limited” and why it might be tough to get.

Panini's Popular Sticker Collection Coming to 2012 Olympics

Panini’s Popular Sticker Collection Coming to 2012 Olympics

On the heals of Panini’s successful 2010 FIFA World Cup Stickers, the sticker and trading card manufacturer gets official license for another major world sporting event.

Philadelphia Phillies Giving Away Pope Francis Rookie Cards

Philadelphia Phillies Giving Away Pope Francis Rookie Cards

The pope is visiting the United States and collectors have not been forgotten. Complete details for the 2015 Philadelphia Phillies Pope Francis card giveaway during the September 16 game against the Washington Nationals.

Possible Legal Ramifications of Upper Deck's New Distribution Policy

Possible Legal Ramifications of Upper Deck’s New Distribution Policy

In the latest installment of Law of Cards, Paul Lesko breaks down Upper Deck's new distribution policies from a legal perspective and analyzes the possible affects it could have on collectors.
Press Pass Encourages Collectors to Write to the Troops

Press Pass Encourages Collectors to Write to the Troops

Press Pass is spearheading a letter-writing campaign for the troops. Collectors who participate will receive a gift certificate and free pack of cards.

Press Release: '52 Topps Mantle & Ruth/Gehrig Signed Photo Highlight Most Valuable Vintage Group Breaks Ever

Press Release: ’52 Topps Mantle & Ruth/Gehrig Signed Photo Highlight Most Valuable Vintage Group Breaks Ever

Boasting the most valuable vintage group breaks of all-time, the 2016 National is the site of the 1952 Topps set break and a loaded memorabilia group break. See full details on the event and how to acquire a spot in the break.

Press Release: 2Bros Sports Collectibles Specializes in New Singles and Set-Builders

Press Release: 2Bros Sports Collectibles Specializes in New Singles and Set-Builders

2Bros Sports Collectibles brings new card singles to the masses with a large inventory of recent releases and strong customer service. See full details on the family-owned business and a coupon code.

Press Release: 3rd Annual Case Break Pavilion Gives Breakers Exclusive Access to 2016 National Attendees

Press Release: 3rd Annual Case Break Pavilion Gives Breakers Exclusive Access to 2016 National Attendees

The Case Break Pavilion at the 2016 NSCC in Atlantic City is shaping up as the best one yet with a prime location, multiple events planned, and many opportunities for breakers to reach their customers!

Press Release: AP BOOMBOX Introduces New Era of Repackaged Sports Cards

Press Release: AP BOOMBOX Introduces New Era of Repackaged Sports Cards

Taking repackaged sports cards to the next level, AP BOOMBOX brings collectors a variety of quality cards at a moderate price. See details on how the process works and where you can find the BOOM.

Press Release: Celebrate the Cubs World Series Championship with W. Lopa Studios Art

Press Release: Celebrate the Cubs World Series Championship with W. Lopa Studios Art

W. Lopa Studios has produced two custom artwork prints in honor of the Chicago Cubs big win! See full details about the limited prints for sale and information about discounts.

Press Release: Collect Auctions Offers 1965 Topps PSA Set & 1986-87 Fleer Wax Box in Current Auction

Press Release: Collect Auctions Offers 1965 Topps PSA Set & 1986-87 Fleer Wax Box in Current Auction

Full details on Collect Auctions 2016 Summer Sports & Americana Auction. See highlights & information about the loaded auction that ends on August 11, 2016.

Press Release: Collectibles Insurance Services Offers a Secure Way to Protect Your Treasured Items

Press Release: Collectibles Insurance Services Offers a Secure Way to Protect Your Treasured Items

Collectibles Insurance Services offers collectors much needed protection for their valuable items. Learn about the insurance options and why it is important to be covered for unexpected losses.

Press Release: Father and Son Sports Card Business Expands with New Website

Press Release: Father and Son Sports Card Business Expands with New Website

What started as a bonding experience for a father and son blossomed into Team Sets and Singles — an expansive online card store. See full details on their new website and plans for the future.

Press Release: Invest In Baseball Offers $100k Finder's Fee for Next Million Dollar Collection

Press Release: Invest In Baseball Offers $100k Finder’s Fee for Next Million Dollar Collection

Invest In Baseball is looking to buy your sports or entertainment card collection! Whether you have a valuable collection of your own, or just know of one, reach out to Invest In Baseball for a purchase offer or potential finder’s fee.

Press Release: Jaspy's HobbyLand & Ripping Wax Announce Hockey Website, Upper Deck Authorized Group Breaking

Press Release: Jaspy’s HobbyLand & Ripping Wax Announce Hockey Website, Upper Deck Authorized Group Breaking

Get the inside scoop on the launch of a new hockey website from Jaspy’s HobbyLand as well as details on their Upper Deck Authorized Group Breaker certification.

Press Release: Just Collect Acquires Rare Vintage Childhood Collection Now at Auction

Press Release: Just Collect Acquires Rare Vintage Childhood Collection Now at Auction

Check out complete details on the current auction from Just Collect. The group is led by a PSA 10 rookie for Luis Tiant as well as several other graded 1950s and 1960s baseball and football cards.

Press Release: Just Collect Auction Highlighted by 1960 Topps Baseball Set Break

Press Release: Just Collect Auction Highlighted by 1960 Topps Baseball Set Break

See full details for the latest Just Collect auction. Led by a 1960 Topps Baseball PSA 8 set break, collectors have limited time to act. Also, find out how to sell your collection to Just Collect.

Press Release: Just Collect Offers Graded 1961 Topps Near Set-Break at Auction

Press Release: Just Collect Offers Graded 1961 Topps Near Set-Break at Auction

A near-set of graded 1961 Topps Baseball is the latest Just Collect auction listing. See full details on the cards and find out how to sell your vintage collection to Just Collect.

Press Release: Just Collect Uncovers Near-Set of 1910 C56 Hockey Cards

Press Release: Just Collect Uncovers Near-Set of 1910 C56 Hockey Cards

Get the full details on the discovery of 1910 hockey cards from the tobacco-card era along with tips on determining the value of your vintage sports cards.

Press Release: Just Collect's Storage Unit Vintage Card Collection

Press Release: Just Collect’s Storage Unit Vintage Card Collection

See the full details about a Just Collect vintage card collection recently uncovered, plus info on how to sell your collection.

Press Release: Legends Combines Local Feel with Large Online Presence

Press Release: Legends Combines Local Feel with Large Online Presence

Legends Sports & Games is a hometown shop and large online retailer in one customer-friendly package. Full details on the longtime card and collectible store.

Press Release: Live Box Breaks Implements Exclusive Break-Draft Technology from Trophy Box Cards

Press Release: Live Box Breaks Implements Exclusive Break-Draft Technology from Trophy Box Cards

Giving collectors a fresh and exciting way to participate in group breaks, Live Box Breaks’ draft-break technology offers a fantasy sports-style draft that incorporates a whole new level of group breaking.

Press Release: Multiple Set Breaks of 1952 Topps Highlight Invest in Baseball Auction

Press Release: Multiple Set Breaks of 1952 Topps Highlight Invest in Baseball Auction

Invest in Baseball has three complete set breaks of 1952 Topps at auction, plus much more! See full details on the current offerings and information about their finder’s fee commission promotion.

Press Release: NastyBreaks Offers Up Huge Holiday Group Break Giveaways

Press Release: NastyBreaks Offers Up Huge Holiday Group Break Giveaways

Full information on NastyBreaks’ month-long holiday giveaway extravaganza with opportunities for all who participate in any of their breaks during the period.

Press Release: Rip City Cards Brings Experience to Group Breaking, $10K Break Credit Promo

Press Release: Rip City Cards Brings Experience to Group Breaking, $10K Break Credit Promo

Check out basic details on Rip City Cards’ group break story and services. Also, find out how to join in on the $10,000 break credit giveaway promo.

Press Release: Steel City Collectibles Announces New Partnership with The Cardboard Connection

Press Release: Steel City Collectibles Announces New Partnership with The Cardboard Connection

Full details on the advertising partnership between Steel City Collectibles and The Cardboard Connection. Collectors can expect upcoming giveaways and promotions.

Press Release: STL Sports Cards Celebrates 6th Anniversary with Free Group Break

Press Release: STL Sports Cards Celebrates 6th Anniversary with Free Group Break

Full details on STL Sports Cards’ sixth anniversary group break in conjunction with Super Break. The free break includes a case of 2016 Super Break Deluxe Football.

Press Release: Top Shelf Breaks Offers Personal Online Card Concierge and Brings the Monster Hits

Press Release: Top Shelf Breaks Offers Personal Online Card Concierge and Brings the Monster Hits

Top Shelf Breaks is an online card store that relies on quality to enhance the experience for collectors. See full details on the Chicago-area breaker and what makes the company special.

Press Release: Veteran Group Breaker STL Sports Cards Brings Community and Core Values to the Hobby

Press Release: Veteran Group Breaker STL Sports Cards Brings Community and Core Values to the Hobby

STL Sports Cards stands apart from other breakers based on their focus on values. Full interview and other details for the online group breakers and their Facebook community.

PSA Heads to the Jersey Shore with New East Coast Office

PSA Heads to the Jersey Shore with New East Coast Office

PSA has expanded to the East Coast with a new office in New Jersey. The new location will be used exclusively for in-person and on-site authentication sessions.

PSA Paranoia: Expecting Perfection From Imperfect Pieces Of Cardboard

PSA Paranoia: Expecting Perfection From Imperfect Pieces Of Cardboard

Paranoia (par-a-noia), noun;   a tendency on the part of an individual or group toward excessive or irrational suspiciousness and distrustfulness of others. Example: You just opened a pack of cards and your worst nightmare is realized, you’ve pulled an insanely awesome card! You become filled with anxiety as your eyes scan the front of the card, […]

PSA/DNA Unveils New, More Secure Letters of Authenticity

PSA/DNA Unveils New, More Secure Letters of Authenticity

In an effort to combat autograph forgeries, PSA/DNA has unveiled new letters of authenticity with added security measures.

PSA/DNA’s Invisible Ink to Certify Super Bowl XLV Memorabilia

PSA/DNA’s Invisible Ink to Certify Super Bowl XLV Memorabilia

During Super Bowl XLV, PSA/DNA will continues it’s fight against fakes and forgeries in the world of sports memorabilia by using invisible ink and lasers to certify the authenticity of game used footballs, pylons and even the coin used for the coin flip.

PWCC Premier Auction #4 Closing Over the Next Few Weeks

PWCC Premier Auction #4 Closing Over the Next Few Weeks

The Cardboard Connection Auction News: ’52 Mantle, ’71 Munson PSA 9, Bill Russell RC, Hank Aaron RC, & ’53 Mays SP PSA 8s, Highlight PWCC Premier Auction #4.

Racing Cards About to Get Welcome Boost From Danica Patrick

Racing Cards About to Get Welcome Boost From Danica Patrick

Press Pass has announced that Danica Patrick’s rookie card will be released in 2010 Press Pass Elements Racing, due to go on sale on January 20th.

Rebirth of Hartland LLC Takes Next Steps

Rebirth of Hartland LLC Takes Next Steps

Hartland LLC has announced that they will be moving their manufacturing facility and starting a new auction division. Full information regrading the changes for the popular sports figure company can be found here.

Richard McWilliam, Upper Deck CEO and Co-Founder, Passes Away

Richard McWilliam, Upper Deck CEO and Co-Founder, Passes Away

Upper Deck has announced that their CEO and chairman, Richard McWilliam, has passed away.

Ronald Acuna Jr. Rookie Cards Checklist and Gallery

Ronald Acuna Jr. Rookie Cards Checklist and Gallery

Ronald Acuna Jr. has been very impressive in his early career. Check out the full rookie card guide for the budding superstar with the Atlanta Braves.

Rose Becomes First Bulls Star to Appear On Sports Illustrated Cover Since Jordan

Rose Becomes First Bulls Star to Appear On Sports Illustrated Cover Since Jordan

Derrick Rose to appear on April 18th cover of Sports Illustrated, becoming the first Chicago Bulls player to appear on an SI cover since Michael Jordan in 1999. Jordan appeared on a grand total of 49 SI covers during his career.

ROY! Top Dak Prescott Rookie Cards

ROY! Top Dak Prescott Rookie Cards

From a mid-round pick to Rookie of the Year, Dak Prescott had a tremendous 2016 season with the Dallas Cowboys! Check out the best Dak Prescott rookie cards available in our detailed guide.

Salute The Captain! Ranking the Best Derek Jeter Rookie Cards

Salute The Captain! Ranking the Best Derek Jeter Rookie Cards

With several choices available, how do the Derek Jeter rookie cards shake out? We count down the best and most valuable of the Yankee great’s rookies.

Shaquille O'Neal Rookie Card Checklist and Gallery

Shaquille O’Neal Rookie Card Checklist and Gallery

A member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, Shaquille O’Neal is one of the biggest players in NBA history, on and off the court. View all the Shaq rookie cards and his other key early cards in our detailed guide.

Shot Clock is Running on the Panini v Leaf Lawsuit

Shot Clock is Running on the Panini v Leaf Lawsuit

Leaf is looking for a quick end to its case with Panini, filing a motion for summary judgment. Panini is trying to stop Leaf from using Kevin Durant autograph stickers purchased on the secondary market.

Site Contest Giveaway: Win a Free Cryptozoic Hobby Box - Final Day

Site Contest Giveaway: Win a Free Cryptozoic Hobby Box – Final Day

Win a free Cryptozoic Hobby Box from The Cardboard Connection and Cryptozoic Entertainment! See the full details on the trading card contest giveaway.

Site Contest Giveaway: Win a Free Topps Baseball Hobby Box - Winners Announced

Site Contest Giveaway: Win a Free Topps Baseball Hobby Box – Winners Announced

Win free Topps Baseball Hobby boxes from The Cardboard Connection. See the full details about how to enter for a chance at a giveaway contest box.

Site Contest: Win a Free Upper Deck Hobby Box

Site Contest: Win a Free Upper Deck Hobby Box

Win a free Upper Deck Hobby Box from The Cardboard Connection and Upper Deck Entertainment! See the full details on the UD trading card giveaway.

Six Charged in Game-Used Sports Memorabilia Probe

Six Charged in Game-Used Sports Memorabilia Probe

In a case that could have huge hobby ramifications, charges have been laid against six men for selling hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of fake game-used sports memorabilia. Trading card companies were apparently among the group’s customers.

Slash Collection to Hit Auction Block March 26th

Slash Collection to Hit Auction Block March 26th

Former Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver guitarist’s personal collection to hit the auction block on March 26th. Top-hats, guitars, jewelry, cars, pin ball machines, leather jackets and other unique Slash items fill out the roster of bad ass memorabilia.

Sports Card Box Breaking Dictionary

Sports Card Box Breaking Dictionary

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.

Steiner Sports Fall Classic Auction Led by Yogi Berra Memorabilia

Steiner Sports Fall Classic Auction Led by Yogi Berra Memorabilia

The 2016 Steiner Sports Fall Classic Auction gets underway with a strong offering from the Yogi Berra estate as well as numerous other collectibles. Check out the details on the auction and a list of highlights.

Stephen Strasburg Superfractor Re-Sold For $25,000

Stephen Strasburg Superfractor Re-Sold For $25,000

2010 Bowman Chrome Prospects Stephen Strasburg Superfractor re-sold on eBay for $25,000 just weeks after it was purchased for $16,403. Meanwhile, the fate of the Red Auto remains a mystery.
Sudden eTopps Closure Leaves Questions and Confusion - UPDATE

Sudden eTopps Closure Leaves Questions and Confusion – UPDATE

Following Topps’ announcement that they’re not offering any new eTopps cards, we look at the confusion caused by the announcement as well as why the sudden program end might leave some unhappy.

Sy Berger, One of the Creators of the Modern Baseball Card, Passes Away at 91

Sy Berger, One of the Creators of the Modern Baseball Card, Passes Away at 91

Sy Berger, credited by many as the creator of the modern baseball card, has passed away at the age of 91. Learn more about the former Topps executive and his accomplishments.

The Cardboard Connection is Hiring

The Cardboard Connection is Hiring

The Cardboard Connection is looking to hire several new writers knowledgeable in Sports Cards, Autographs and Memorabilia, Vintage Sports Cards, Prospect Cards, Entertainment Cards, English Premier League Soccer Cards, European Soccer Cards, MLS Cards, Hockey Cards and Digital Trading Cards.

The GOAT Retires! Ultimate Tom Brady Rookie Cards Gallery, Checklist and Hot List

The GOAT Retires! Ultimate Tom Brady Rookie Cards Gallery, Checklist and Hot List

There are many different Tom Brady rookie cards to collect. See them all with the detailed rookie card guide for TB12.

Theft of Finite Sports Memorabilia Catches Up With Florida Man

Theft of Finite Sports Memorabilia Catches Up With Florida Man

Florida man is proof that stealing sports memorabilia will catch up to you someday, as the finite nature of the items stolen makes them easily identifiable. Especially when those items include a Michael Jordan autographed jersey and LeBron James autographed shoes.

This Means War: Leaf Files Countersuit Against Topps

This Means War: Leaf Files Countersuit Against Topps

The ongoing court battle between Leaf and Topps escalates with Leaf filing a countersuit yesterday.

Three Plead Guilty in Fake Sports Memorabilia Case

Three Plead Guilty in Fake Sports Memorabilia Case

Three of the six men charged with mail fraud last month for selling fake game-used jerseys have entered guilty pleas. Bernard Gernay, Bradley Horne and Jarrod Oldridge each admitted to fraud and face a prison term of up to 20 years.

Top 10 Kurt Warner Football Cards

Top 10 Kurt Warner Football Cards

Kurt Warner’s road to the NFL was almost as exciting as his Hall of Fame career. See some of the best cards from the popular quarterback, with a focus on his earliest football releases.

Top 10 Lawrence Taylor Football Cards

Top 10 Lawrence Taylor Football Cards

An all-time NFL legend, Lawrence Taylor brought two Super Bowl titles to the New York Giants. This list collects Taylor’s best football cards including his iconic 1982 Topps rookie.

Top 10 Most Marketable Major League Baseball Players

Top 10 Most Marketable Major League Baseball Players

Survey concludes that Derek Jeter, Albert Pujols, Joe Mauer, and Stephen Strasburg are among baseball’s most marketable players. The survey included corporate brand managers, marketing and branding executives, agencies, and baseball media.

Top Terrell Davis Football Cards

Top 10 Terrell Davis Football Cards

Only given a few healthy years, Terrell Davis is still arguably the best running back in Denver Broncos history. The Hall of Fame RB has plenty of great football cards and we review some of his earliest options.

Top 100 Most Watched Sports Card Auctions on eBay

Top 100 Most Watched Sports Card Auctions on eBay

Review a live ranking of the most-watched sports card auctions on eBay at any given moment for baseball, basketball, football, hockey and soccer cards.

Top 1968 Baseball Cards to Collect

Top 1968 Baseball Cards to Collect

Outta sight, my man! Headlined by Nolan Ryan and Johnny Bench, revisit the far out baseball cards of the 1968 collecting year.

Top 1992 Baseball Cards to Collect

Top 1992 Baseball Cards to Collect

Revisit 1992, one of the best years of the Junk Wax Era. The top 1992 baseball cards ultimately had a huge influence on the modern card scene.

Top 20 MLB Jersey Sales From the 2010 Baseball Season

Top 20 MLB Jersey Sales From the 2010 Baseball Season

Derek Jeter, Joe Mauer and Roy Halladay were the three best selling MLB jerseys from the 2010 baseball season according to the MLB, MLBPA and Majestic. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees yet again topped overall team merchandise sales.

Top 20 Most Marketable Major League Baseball Players Under 25

Top 20 Most Marketable Major League Baseball Players Under 25

According to a recent survey done by Street & Smith’s Erik Swanson and Brian Helfrich, Washington Nationals’ rookie hurler Stephen Strasburg is Baseball’s most marketable player under the age of 25. The survey was distributed to corporate brand managers, marketing and branding executives, agencies and baseball media, who were asked to list, in order, the top […]

Top 2020-21 NHL Rookie Cards Guide and Hockey Rookie Card Hot List

Top 2020-21 NHL Rookie Cards Guide and Hockey Rookie Card Hot List

Featuring Alexis Lafreniere and more, track the hottest 2020-21 NHL rookies and rookie cards with a top player guide and real-time hockey rookie card hot list.

Top 2021 NFL Rookie Cards Guide & Football Rookie Card Hot List

Top 2021 NFL Rookie Cards Guide & Football Rookie Card Hot List

Curious about the top NFL rookies for 2021? This guide highlights key rookie card names and a real-time auction hot list, including Trevor Lawrence and Mac Jones.

Top 24 Kobe Bryant Cards of All-Time

Top 24 Kobe Bryant Cards of All-Time

Kobe Bryant is one of the biggest names in modern collecting and he has been featured on thousands of cards. We take a look at some of the best cards out there for the Black Mamba, including cards from his rookie year, popular 1990s inserts and top autographs.

Top 25 NFL Jersey Sales From 2010 Season: Polamalu, Tebow, Cowboys

Top 25 NFL Jersey Sales From 2010 Season: Polamalu, Tebow, Cowboys

Troy Polamalu, Drew Brees, Tim Tebow, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Michael Vick, Aaron Rodgers, Peyton Hillis, Dallas Cowboys among the top 25 best selling jerseys from the 2010 NFL Season. Complete 25 list with bonus pictures!

Top Alexander Ovechkin Rookie Cards to Collect

Top Alexander Ovechkin Rookie Cards to Collect

Many years into his long career, Alexander Ovechkin is still a scoring machine for the Washington Capitals. Review some of his very best rookie cards available.

Top Clayton Kershaw Cards to Collect

Top Clayton Kershaw Cards to Collect

One of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball, revisit some of the key prospect cards, rookies and autographs for Dodgers great Clayton Kershaw.

Top Devin Booker Rookie Cards to Collect

Top Devin Booker Rookie Cards to Collect

As one of the elite scorers in the NBA, Devin Booker rookie cards are becoming a hobby favorite. Take a look at some of the key cards from his first season.

Top Drew Brees Rookie Cards to Collect

Top Drew Brees Rookie Cards to Collect

As one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, Drew Brees and his rookie cards make a collecting favorite. Check out some of the best rookie choices for the New Orleans Saints’ franchise QB.

Top Erling Haaland Cards to Collect

Top Erling Haaland Cards to Collect

Thanks to his strong play for Borussia Dortmund, Erling Haaland cards are surging. Check out some of his top options to collect.

Ezekiel Elliott Rookie Cards

Top Ezekiel Elliott Rookie Cards

The Dallas Cowboys appear to have a superstar running back on their hands with Ezekiel Elliott. Review his key rookie cards in a detailed checklist and gallery.

Top Julian Edelman Rookie Cards

Top Julian Edelman Rookie Cards

From a college quarterback taken as a late-round draft selection to Super Bowl MVP, Julian Edelman took a unique path to football glory. Review his full rookie card lineup that includes key autographs for the Patriots star wide receiver.

Top Kylian Mbappe Cards to Kickstart Your Collection

Top Kylian Mbappe Cards to Kickstart Your Collection

Kylian Mbappe is a young superstar and his cards are seeing more and more interest from collectors. Check out his best cards to track down now.

Top Luka Doncic Rookie Cards to Collect

Top Luka Doncic Rookie Cards to Collect

An impressive start to his NBA career with the Mavs has Luka Doncic rookie cards on the rise. We take a look at some of his best rookie options available.

Top Max Scherzer Cards to Collect

Top Max Scherzer Cards to Collect

Max Scherzer is likely headed for Cooperstown at the end of his career. Whether the card shows his brown eye, blue eye, or both, collectors have long been interested in this great hurler and he has many notable cards to collect.

Top Patrick Mahomes Rookie Cards to Collect

Top Patrick Mahomes Rookie Cards to Collect

Already one of the best QBs in the league, the Patrick Mahomes rookie cards are picking up steam. Check out the best Patrick Mahomes rookie cards and autographs.

Top Selling Sports Card and Trading Card Hobby Boxes

Top Selling Sports Card and Trading Card Hobby Boxes

Get a list of the top-selling sports card and entertainment boxes based on the quantity of completed eBay sales from June 22 to 28. The best-selling Hobby box is 2022 Topps Series 2 Baseball.

Top Tom Brady Rookie Cards

Top Tom Brady Rookie Cards

A lock for the Hall of Fame, Tom Brady continues to perform at a high level. With so many great Tom Brady rookie cards available, we highlight some of the best.

Top Zion Williamson Rookie Cards to Collect

Top Zion Williamson Rookie Cards to Collect

Zion is a beast on the court and the Zion Williamson rookie cards are heating up! Keep tabs on all his best NBA rookie cards and autographs in one place.

Topps Accused of Marking Expired Patents on Ring Pops

Topps Accused of Marking Expired Patents on Ring Pops

In this installment of the Law of Cards, Topps finds themselves accused of marking Ring Pops, Baby Bottle Pops and Bazooka Joe as being patented products. The problem is, the patent expired more than 20 years ago.
Topps and Lucasfilm Announce Launch of Star Wars Authentics Website

Topps and Lucasfilm Announce Launch of Star Wars Authentics Website

Full details on Star Wars Authentics, a joint effort from Topps and Lucasfilm to bring official photographs and actor autographs to fans and collectors.

Topps Creates Exclusive Football Cards For Under Armour All-American Game

Topps Creates Exclusive Football Cards For Under Armour All-American Game

First 5,000 fans attending the 2011 Under Armour All-American Game on January 5th at Tropicana Field will receive 3 free Topps football cards featuring one of 92 different All-Americans.

Topps Diamond Giveaway Website Goes Live

Topps Diamond Giveaway Website Goes Live

The code entering phase of Topps’ Diamond Giveaway promotion officially begins. Each Diamond Giveaway code card unlocks one 1952-2009 Topps card and gives collectors one “dig point”, which is used to search for buried prizes on a virtual baseball field. Code cards are seeded in packs of 2011 Topps Series 1 Baseball.

Topps Reaches Agreement With NFL To Make Football Cards in 2010

Topps Reaches Agreement With NFL To Make Football Cards in 2010

NFL, NFLPA welcome Topps back to the NFL Family.

Topps Ring Pop Lawsuit Resolved

Topps Ring Pop Lawsuit Resolved

The lawsuit accusing Topps of marking Ring Pops with expired patents is resolved as quickly as it began. In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko speculates over the lack of drama.

Topps Secures Exclusive Minor League Baseball Card License

Topps Secures Exclusive Minor League Baseball Card License

Topps and Major League Baseball have finalized an agreement that will give Topps the exclusive rights to produce Minor League Baseball cards starting January 1st, 2010.
Topps Signs Exclusive Trading Card Agreement With Major League Baseball

Topps Signs Exclusive Trading Card Agreement With Major League Baseball

The Topps Company landed a decisive blow against Upper Deck  earlier this week by signing an agreement with Major League Baseball that will give them exclusive rights to produce MLB baseball cards. The multi-year deal, which is expected to be officially announced later today, will take effect once the 2010 MLB Season begins next year. […]

Topps Walking Dead Cards and App Details

Topps Walking Dead Cards and App Details

The Walking Dead is coming to Topps! Full details on the new TWD digital app and physical cards that are on the way.

Topps' Trademark Filings Hint at Battletech and Mechwarrior Movies

Topps’ Trademark Filings Hint at Battletech and Mechwarrior Movies

Topps continues to be showing signs they’re getting more active in the film business, filing for trademarks to Battletech and Mechwarrior movies.

Tristar Autograph Schedule For 31st Annual National Sports Collectors Convention

Tristar Autograph Schedule For 31st Annual National Sports Collectors Convention

Tristar’s autograph opportunity schedule for the upcoming National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore. Joe Montana, Rod Carew, Bo Jackson, Gordie Howe, Cal Ripken, Barry Sanders, and many other hobby favorites fill out the Tristar lineup card.

Trophy Box Cards Brings Interactive Draft Concept to Sports Card Group Breaks

Trophy Box Cards Brings Interactive Draft Concept to Sports Card Group Breaks

Group breaks are here to stay. While they come in many forms, Trophy Box Cards is putting a new, interactive spin on draft-style breaks.

Trophy Box Cards to Give Away Entire Case of Cards in Trial Draft Promotion

Trophy Box Cards to Give Away Entire Case of Cards in Trial Draft Promotion

Check out full details on the Trophy Box promotion that will award one case of cards to the winning participants.

Tuff Stuff Releasing Final Issue This February

Tuff Stuff Releasing Final Issue This February

After 25 years in the sports card pricing business, Tuff Stuff will release it’s final issue this February. In addition to this, Sports Collectors Digest will scale back it’s production and become a bi-monthly periodical after nearly 20 years as a weekly offering.

Ultimate 2021 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sports Card & Memorabilia Shopping Deals Guide

Ultimate 2021 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sports Card & Memorabilia Shopping Deals Guide

Find the best Black Friday, Black Friday Weekend, Cyber Monday and Cyber Week sports card, memorabilia and entertainment collectibles sales, deals and discount promotions from across the web.

Ultimate 2021 Bowman Chrome Autographs Checklist, Team Set Guide and Hot List

Ultimate 2021 Bowman Chrome Autographs Checklist, Team Set Guide and Hot List

Keep track of the hottest MLB names with the 2021 Bowman Chrome Autographs Guide. The ongoing series provides set and team checklists featuring 2021 Bowman Chrome prospect autographs, as well as a real-time most-watched auction hot list.

Ultimate Kevin Garnett Rookie Cards Checklist and Gallery

Ultimate Kevin Garnett Rookie Cards Checklist and Gallery

Thanks to his Hall of Fame career largely spent with the Timberwolves and Celtics, collectors are revisiting the Kevin Garnett rookie cards. Check out the full lineup with a detailed guide for the NBA legend.

Ultimate Kobe Bryant Rookie Cards Checklist and Gallery

Ultimate Kobe Bryant Rookie Cards Checklist and Gallery

One of the greats on the court and in the hobby, Kobe Bryant is an NBA legend. Check out full details and images for all his 1996-97 rookie cards in our comprehensive guide.

Ultimate Stephen Curry Rookie Cards Checklist, Gallery and Hot List

Ultimate Stephen Curry Rookie Cards Checklist, Gallery and Hot List

With many choices available, picking a Stephen Curry rookie might take some time. To help, we have compiled all the Steph Curry rookie cards in one place.

Ultimate Super Bowl Programs Collecting Guide and Gallery

Ultimate Super Bowl Programs Collecting Guide and Gallery

The Super Bowl is the biggest annual sporting event in the world and the programs from the game have become a popular option for collectors. View a full gallery of each release from Super Bowl 1 to 56.

United States Postal Service Commemorates Negro League With New Stamp

United States Postal Service Commemorates Negro League With New Stamp

The USPS recently released a commemorative Negro Leagues stamp featuring the father of the Negro Leagues Andrew “Rube” Foster.

University of Oregon, Panini Announce Exclusive Trading Card Deal

University of Oregon, Panini Announce Exclusive Trading Card Deal

Panini continues to land more deals with major colleges and universities. The University of Oregon is the latest to signed an exclusive trading card deal with the trading card manufacturer.

UPDATED Michael Jordan UNC Diploma, Dream Team Uniform Highlight Goldin Winter Auction

UPDATED Michael Jordan UNC Diploma, Dream Team Uniform Highlight Goldin Winter Auction

Complete information about the Michael Jordan items available in the Goldin Auctions Winter Auction. Highlights include Jordan’s UNC Diploma, signed Team USA uniform and many others. Final sale prices updated.

Upper Deck Announces Winners of "Social Media" Awards

Upper Deck Announces Winners of “Social Media” Awards

On behalf of The Cardboard Connection, I would like to thank all of you who voted for us! Once we figure out what we’ve won, we will run some cool contests to give out the prizes!

Upper Deck Countersues Upper Deck International

Upper Deck Countersues Upper Deck International

Upper Deck has brought a countersuit against Upper Deck International. The dueling lawsuits show a battle for company control and bring to light allegations of greed and even substance abuse.

Upper Deck e-Pack Guide - 2015-16 UD Series 2 Out Now

Upper Deck e-Pack Guide – 2015-16 UD Series 2 Out Now

Detailed guide to the new Upper Deck e-Pack platform that combines digital cards and physical cards into one online experience.

Upper Deck Erroneously Files Possible Witness List in Blowout Cards Case

Upper Deck Erroneously Files Possible Witness List in Blowout Cards Case

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko looks at how Upper Deck mistakenly filed a list of potential witnesses in their case versus Blowout Cards. He also looks at a timeline of how long the case may take.

Upper Deck International Bankruptcy Slows Case vs Upper Deck

Upper Deck International Bankruptcy Slows Case vs Upper Deck

Held back by bankruptcy proceeding, Upper Deck International has filed for a six-month stay in its case with the US-based Upper Deck. Paul Lesko outlines why this could lead to an early end to this heated court battle.

Upper Deck International Sues Upper Deck

Upper Deck International Sues Upper Deck

In what is possibly the strangest lawsuit to hit the hobby, Upper Deck is suing itself. Upper Deck International is taking legal action against Upper Deck in connection with the counterfeiting of Yu-Gi-Oh cards.

Upper Deck Loses NFL License

Upper Deck Loses NFL License

Upper Deck announced on Wednesday that they will no longer be licensed to produce Football Cards. Over the last year and a half, Upper Deck has seen it’s fortunes change drastically: January 27th, 2009- Panini secures exclusive rights to manufacture license NBA Cards November 30th, 2009- Topps secures exclusive rights to manufacture licensed MLB Cards […]

Upper Deck President Allegedly Drunk in Deposition

Upper Deck President Allegedly Drunk in Deposition

Upper Deck president Richard McWilliam allegedly showed up drunk for a deposition in Upper Deck’s case with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Paul Lesko breaks down what happened and the possible ramifications.

Upper Deck Settles Lawsuit With Konami

Upper Deck Settles Lawsuit With Konami

Upper Deck has come to a successful resolution with Konami over their year-long dispute regarding Yu-Gi-Oh!® trading cards. On the eve of trial, the court issued several rulings in Upper Deck’s favor which eliminated and gravely threatened many of Konami’s monetary claims requests. These rulings sent Konami and its attorneys into retreat as Konami’s case […]

Upper Deck Sues Wife of Upper Deck International CEO

Upper Deck Sues Wife of Upper Deck International CEO

Just when you thought Upper Deck vs. Upper Deck International couldn’t get any more bizarre, it has. The wife of UDI CEO Nico Blauw has been brought into the fight.

Upper Deck To Produce Major League Lacrosse Cards

Upper Deck To Produce Major League Lacrosse Cards

Upper Deck and MLL come together to produce profesional lacrosse cards.

Upper Deck Vault Loses Nearly $4 Million Thanks to Settlement

Upper Deck Vault Loses Nearly $4 Million Thanks to Settlement

Another day, another Upper Deck legal case. The card manufacturer has been ordered to pay nearly $4 million to Aniplex, Incorporated, an anime company, for a business deal gone bad.

Upper Deck Working on Authorized Group Breaker Program

Upper Deck Working on Authorized Group Breaker Program

Upper Deck has announced it’s starting an Authorized Group Breaker Program to offer Certified Diamond Dealers with incentives, added support and more.

Upper Deck’s Legal Battle With Konami Heats Up

After a year of relatively under the radar litigation, The Upper Deck Company’s case against Konami Entertainment appears headed for a disastrous outcome.  Konami Entertainment has accused Upper Deck of copyright infringement, breach of contract and trademark counterfeiting, saying that Upper Deck illegally reproduced more than 600,000 Yu-Gi-Oh! cards. Upper Deck could face hundreds of […]

Vlad the Hall of Famer! Top 10 Vladimir Guerrero Baseball Cards

Vlad the Hall of Famer! Top 10 Vladimir Guerrero Baseball Cards

One of the most feared hitters of the era, Vladimir Guerrero was respected by players and beloved by fans. Take a look at some of his best cards from his storied career, largely spent with the Montreal Expos and LA Angels.

Want to Look Up PSA Population Reports? Now, They're Free.

Want to Look Up PSA Population Reports? Now, They’re Free.

Another collecting tool just became widely available to collectors as PSA is now offering their population reports free online. They’ve also started offering their in-house PSA price guide available.

Warning! Sharing This May Result in Cards This Father's Day

Warning! Sharing This May Result in Cards This Father’s Day

Dads, increase your odds of getting sports cards this Father’s Day by sharing this article with your partner and children. It provides full details on the 2012 Panini Father’s Day set including instructions on how to take part and a list of participating shops.

Wayne Gretzky PSA 10 Rookie Card Sets New Record

Wayne Gretzky PSA 10 Rookie Card Sets New Record

Wayne Gretzky 1979 O-Pee-Chee PSA 10 Rookie Card, Red Auerbach's basketball memorabilia collection, and the original UCLA Pauley Pavilion jump circle headline the list of sports collectibles up for grabs in SCP Auction's April show.
What Happened in Vegas Isn't Staying in Vegas - 2012 Industry Summit Recap

What Happened in Vegas Isn’t Staying in Vegas – 2012 Industry Summit Recap

Get the highlights of the 2012 Industry Summit in Las Vegas, including several announcements from manufacturers and the key themes that came out of focused breakout sessions.

What is Bowman Black?

What is Bowman Black?

For collectors who can’t get enough of the Bowman brand, a new trademark filing suggests that Topps is looking to introduce a new line called Bowman Black.

What Topps and Leaf Settling Their Lawsuit Means for the Hobby

What Topps and Leaf Settling Their Lawsuit Means for the Hobby

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko looks at Leaf and Topps settling their lawsuit. He looks at what happened, picks his winners and provides legal analysis about what it means for the hobby.

What's Your Wallet Card?

What’s Your Wallet Card?

Looking to have a little fun with some of your cards? Maybe you want to make a connection. Maybe it’s time to pick a #WalletCard.

When Do Trading Cards Enter the Public Domain?

When Do Trading Cards Enter the Public Domain?

In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko helps you figure out which trading cards are in the public domain and why some are not.

Who's Coming to the 2012 National? Full Autograph Lineup and Schedule

Who’s Coming to the 2012 National? Full Autograph Lineup and Schedule

2012 National Sports Collectors Convention autograph guest, schedule and prices. Get full details on who’s signing at the National in Baltimore on August 1-5. Highlights include Cal Ripken Jr, Pete Rose, Rickey Henderson, Emmitt Smith and Barry Sanders.

Win a FREE 2012 Topps Magic Football Hobby Box

Win a FREE 2012 Topps Magic Football Hobby Box

We’re giving away a FREE hobby box of 2012 Topps Magic Football. Find out how you can enter another easy contest.

Win a FREE Box of 2012 Bowman Sterling Baseball

Win a FREE Box of 2012 Bowman Sterling Baseball

Find out how you can win a free hobby box of 2012 Bowman Sterling Baseball.

Win a Rare Steve Jobs Gold Card from Entrepreneur Heroes

Win a Rare Steve Jobs Gold Card from Entrepreneur Heroes

Win a rare Steve Jobs Entrepreneur Heroes trading card and more by entering The Cardboard Connection’s latest contest.

WIN an Industry Summit-Exclusive Walking Dead Wardrobe Card from Cryptozoic

WIN an Industry Summit-Exclusive Walking Dead Wardrobe Card from Cryptozoic

Enter to WIN a Walking Dead Season 1 Wardrobe Card that was given out exclusively at the 2013 Industry Summit in Las Vegas.

World Series Rings Collecting Guide and MLB World Champions Ring Gallery

World Series Rings Collecting Guide and MLB World Champions Ring Gallery

World Series rings are symbolic of baseball’s ultimate crown. View our comprehensive guide to World Series rings, including images of each championship ring.

WWE Looks to Supercharge Collectors with New Trademark

WWE Looks to Supercharge Collectors with New Trademark

A new WWE trademark for WWE Supercharge hints at several potential new collectibles, including trading cards and temporary tattoos.