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Upper Deck to Include Euroleague Basketball Players in 2015 Products

Euroleague Basketball logo

The deal for cards includes autographs and game-used memorabilia, allowing Upper Deck to tap into top European prospects and stars for upcoming card sets.

Trout Signs New Endorsement Deal with Topps

Mike Trout Topps autograph

His signature may not be a thing of beauty but it’s in demand and Topps now has Mike Trout’s name on an exclusive deal for its products and apps.

Steelers Sign Deal for Game-Worn Gear

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No more post-game jersey swapping for the Pittsburgh Steelers who have signed a game-worn memorabilia deal with Fanatics Authentic.

The Royals are Hot, but How About Their Memorabilia?

Lorenzo Cain auto

Here’s a phrase you may not have heard since the 1980s: Kansas City Royals memorabilia is popular again.

MLB Authentication in High Gear During Playoffs

MLB Authenticator

An army of MLB authenticators is busy at work during the MLB playoffs.

eBay, Paypal to Split Into Separate Companies

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eBay will spin Paypal off and bring in a new chief in 2015.

UFC Star Dillashaw Named Topps Brand Ambassador

Topps UFC autograph TJ Dillashaw

UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw has a new deal to represent his sport for The Topps Company.

Rose, Morgan Headline Annual Thanksgiving Show

Rose-Morgan

Several members of the Big Red Machine return to Cincinnati in November for the annual Thanksgiving weekend show with tables already sold out.

Auction House Claims Victory After Battle With Kareem, Manager

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Julien’s Auctions was awarded over $583,000 in damages and court costs in a battle over Kareem Abdul-Jabbar memorabilia that it says was supposed to be sold.

Big Ten Treasure Hunter Debuts

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A new sports memorabilia show debuts with a long-time store owner hosting tours of some major collections of Big Ten-related memorabilia.

New Website Offers Completed Catalog Auction Prices Online

PriceRealized

PriceRealized.com has sports card and memorabilia pricing data going back to the early 1990s but you can access more recent info for free.

Ex-Dave & Adam’s Employees Plead Guilty to $1.3 Million Theft

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Three men who worked at Dave & Adam’s Card World stores in Buffalo have pleaded guilty to stealing $1.3 million worth of trading card boxes.

Upper Deck Lands CFL Trading Card Deal

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Upper Deck, the Canadian Football League and its players association have agreed on a multi-year trading card deal and it won’t be long until the first set hits store shelves.

Dallas Card Shop Celebrating 25th Anniversary

Nicks Sports Cards

Quitting the corporate world and moving to Texas worked out just fine for one Texas shop owner, who has persevered through many changes in the hobby.

1965 Topps Joe Namath Rookie Card Sells for $60,000

PSA 9 Joe Namath rookie card

One of only four Joe Namath rookie cards ever awarded a PSA 9, the card was sold privately from the #1 Finest 1965 Topps Football set.

Jeter Retirement Memorabilia Flows

Stat bat Derek Jeter

From coin giveaways to patches, signed baseballs and stat bats, Derek Jeter retirement memorabilia was everywhere as the Yankees honored their captain.

Vintage Buy of the Week: High Grade Bonanza

Vintage baseball card sets

A collector who built sets from old school dealers years ago has consigned a remarkable run of sets and near sets from the ‘golden era’.

Case Breakers and the Value Cycle

Prime box break

Case breaker forces and Topps’ policy of “printing to order” are creating a double whammy in the marketplace.

Modern Cards Turned Golden Through Grading

Garvey PSA 10

PSA is showcasing a list of sports cards that exploded in price after being deemed ’10 worthy’.

The Upside of the Modern Baseball Card

PSA 10 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle

The leverage in the price of scarce, high-grade, limited print key cards of star players means that the market for the modern baseball card could change quickly.