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Beckett: Fleer Hoops Set Will Start at $25K

1986-87 Fleer Set BGS 9.5

One of the best graded sets of 1986-87 Fleer Basketball is heading to auction after a collector’s painstaking effort to get all 132 cards graded 9.5.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1980 Topps Set Marked End of an Era

1980 Topps box

With only one major rookie card but with an album full of Hall of Famers and 35 years in the rear view mirror, the 1980 Topps set looks better with age.

Unitas Jersey Added to Super Bowl Auction

Game-worn Johnny Unitas jersey

Owned by the same family since it was gifted to a father and son in 1968, a Johnny Unitas game jersey is now on the block in Phoenix.

Billy Smith Collection, McClanahan’s 1980 Olympic Jersey at Auction

Miracle On Ice Jersey Rob McClanahan

Items from Hall of Fame goalie Billy Smith join a 1980 Miracle on Ice jersey worn by Rob McClanahan at Classic Auctions.

Belichick a Collector? Who Knew?

Ted Marchibroda 1959 Topps

His public persona isn’t warm and fuzzy, but Bill Belichick has a fondness for history and even as a big-time NFL coach, he once trolled eBay looking for football cards.

Goldin Auctions Sale to Benefit NFL Player and League Charities

Ali-autographs

11 lots on the auction block through February 7 include autographed memorabilia and special sports-related experiences.

Ohio 3rd Grader at Super Bowl Via Panini Contest

Dylan

A nine-year-old football card collector landed the big prize in a Panini America contest and will be the “Kid Reporter” at Super Bowl Media Day.

M101-5 Babe Ruth Rookie Hits eBay

Babe Ruth M101-5 rookie

Usually confined to major auctions, a 1916 Babe Ruth Sporting News rookie card has been listed on eBay and the heavy hitters are on it.

Notes: Card Show Marks 39 Years; Super Bowl Balls & PSA, Topps News

2015 Topps Macklemore card

A New England card show rolls on, PSA-DNA tags the Super Bowl footballs (and more), Topps gets pub from music websites and adds a new board member.

New TV Show Debut Includes Black Swamp Find Segment

Fox Business logo

Strange Inheritance, airing on Fox Business, launches this week with a segment on the 2012 Black Swamp Find of E98 baseball cards in an Ohio attic.

Autographs, More at NHL All-Star Fan Fair

NHL All-Star Fan Fair 2015

The NHL’s four-day Fan Fair wrapped up Sunday. In the days leading up to the All-Star Game, there were autographs, cards and a chance to see the Stanley Cup.

2015 Topps Allen and Ginter Preview

Ken Griffey Jr autograph buyback 2015 Topps Allen Ginter

A preview of the typically quirky 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter, set to release this summer. The product is back for a tenth straight season.

Ernie Banks Baseball Cards: 14 Great Ones to Remember Him By

Ernie Banks 1956 Topps

Gone but never forgotten, Ernie Banks lives on through some classic vintage and modern era baseball cards that personify his career and countenance.

Gloves from Ali-Liston Fight at Auction

Gloves Ali-Liston fight

Both pairs of gloves from the famous “Phantom Punch” bout will be offered at Heritage Auctions on the 50th anniversary of the controversial collision.

Super Bowl Auction Items Get Some Wall Street Journal TV Time

Game-worn NFL jerseys

Wall Street Journal Moneybeat offers a close-up look at some of the items in this year’s Super Bowl Auction.

Topps Announces Heritage Minors Mystery Redemption Cards

2014 Topps Heritage Tyler Kolek Redemption

MLB draftees Tyler Kolek and Kyle Schwarber will be the Topps Heritage Minor League freebies for those who pulled a redemption card in this year’s product.

Market for Tom Brady Cards Still Hot

2000 Playoff Contenders Tom Brady

At 37 and heading for another Super Bowl, here are the most watched Brady cards on the market.

Long-Time Fan’s Packers Collection at Auction

Bears Packers Program 1930

An impressive collection of historic Green Bay Packers memorabilia including programs dating to the 1920s, is being sold by a local auction house.

Stadium in a Jar: Domepourri Debuts

Domepourri jar

A Minnesota man’s creation means you can take a bit of the old Metrodome with you wherever you go.

Editor’s Blog: Card Show, Autographs at NHL Fan Fair; 2015 Topps Checklist

Topps 2015 Baseball Sheet

There’s a card show inside the 2015 NHL Fan Fair in Ohio this weekend. Panini plans its Super Bowl set and we’ve got the ’15 Topps baseball checklist.