Shop Owners: How To Save A Buck… Or $2,000

Some ideas for trimming expenses if you’re running a sports card shop (or any other small business).

Manning to Sign Career Inscriptions for Fanatics

His playing days now behind him, Peyton Manning will do a new autograph signing with Fanatics, this time with his career highlights. They say sales are up 1,200%.

Francisco Lindor Signs with Topps Authentics

Topps has added Francisco Lindor autographs to its Authentics line, having reached a deal with the 22-year-old shortstop.

Million Dollar Find in a Paper Bag

A southern family cleaning out great grandpa’s estate discovers a stash of seven rare Ty Cobb cards after almost throwing them away.

Fanatics Chicago Show Set for March 18-20

Fanatics is hosting the first of two Chicago shows at the Stephens Convention Center later this month with over 80 autograph guests and 350 booths.

Autograph Faker Pleads Guilty; Gov’t to Seek Restitution

Joshua Shores made good on his promise to plead guilty in an online scheme to sell fake jerseys and autographs. Prosecutors say they’re seeking restitution.

Small Traditions ‘Spring Training Auction’ Includes 1,500+ Lots

Over 800 graded cards are included in the new online auction launched this week.

NHL Fan Favorite John Scott Gets Autograph Deal

John Scott, who went from outcast to NHL All-Star MVP, now has an autograph deal–and a movie in the works.

Panini to Produce NASCAR Cards, FIFA Flawless

Panini confirms it’ll be producing cards for NASCAR this year.

NSCC to Honor Late Founder Mike Berkus

The center stage at the National Sports Collectors Convention will be named for the man who helped build the show into a massive national event.

Summit: Topps Adding 2 Baseball Products; Retiring 1

Topps will add new baseball products and drop another. The company also talked football, digital apps and the return of National Baseball Card Day.

Feds Asking for Victims to Come Forward in Fake Autograph Case

Amazon is working with federal authorities to gather information from possible victims of Josh Shores’ $2.5 million phony autograph scheme.

Big Card Dealer in a Small City

Triple Play Sports Cards celebrates its 15th year in business with a shop located in a place you might not expect–but their secret to success is online.

Sale of Mint Clemente Rookie to Proceed After Challenge

A legal tussle between competing auction companies went before a New York judge Thursday.

Transcript Reveals Details of Allen’s Sentencing

It was one of the lengthiest prison sentences ever given in a sports memorabilia case. The court transcript details what was said in a Chicago courtroom.

Upper Deck: Series 2 e-Pack Won’t Release Before March 17

Upper Deck says it’ll give shop owners a four-week window to sell Series 2 hockey before making the product available on its ePack website.

Early Jackie, Popular Vintage Part of Extra Innings Auction

Top Topps rookie and star cards join a 1948 Blue Tint Jackie Robinson and over 400 other lots in Mile High Card Company’s catalog.

Active Market for Connor McDavid Cards

The best young star in years continues to dazzle, making up for the 37 games he missed. We’ve got a check on the current market for Connor McDavid.

Doug Allen Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison

Fraud and obstructing a federal investigation will put former Mastro Auctions president Doug Allen in federal custody for nearly five years.

National Hockey Card Day Packs ’em In

National Hockey Card Day brought collectors–especially Canadian collectors–into card shops and in Connor McDavid country they were lined up early.