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IfOnly Pairs Athletes With Charities For Autographs, 1 on 1 Experiences

Joe Montana

Athlete autographs and once-in-a-lifetime experiences can now be ordered via new web start-up IfOnly, which aims to profit so non-profits can benefit.

Manning Brothers, Yogi, Dr. J, Jeter, Maddux Among Steiner Autograph Guests

Berra auto

Upcoming Steiner Sports autograph signings will offer collectors the chance to snare Peyton Manning, Julius Erving, Derek Jeter and other big stars.

VIDEO: Behind the Making of an Upper Deck Hockey Card

uncut sheet Upper Deck hockey cards

NHL.com visits Upper Deck and comes away with a video focused on how the company creates its hockey cards and the philosophy behind them.

Rich Klein: Beckett Business Solutions Aims to Aid Collector, Shop Owner

Rob Veres

Beckett Business Solutions will launch early next year, aimed at uniting dealers around the country to help collectors find what they’re looking for. Not much is known yet but they’ve brought a hobby veteran on board to help steer.

Winnipeg Shop Celebrates First Year in Business

Shop owner Mike Bergmann with former Winnipeg Blue Bombers' QB Buck Pierce.

Lower Level Sports Cards, located on the bottom floor of a building in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is a labor of love for shop owner Mike Bergmann.

Black Friday Hits, Packs Land on eBay

2013 Panini Cris Carter Hall of Fame autograph

A trip to the hobby shop became a mini windfall for some collectors who came away with some of the big hits from free 2013 Panini Black Friday packs.

VIDEO: 60 Minutes Sports Looks Inside the Hobby

60 Minutes Sports logo

A 60 Minutes Sports segment to be aired December 4 tackles the big money game that surrounds game worn and game-used items, autograph signings and more.

Market for Tom Brady Cards Still Hot

2000 Playoff Contenders Tom Brady

At 36 and showing no signs of slowing down, Tom Brady pulled off another big comeback Sunday night. Here are the most watched Brady cards on the market.

Topps Signs Mark McGwire to Autograph Deal

2014 Topps Tribute Mark McGwire autograph

Topps and Mark McGwire have gotten together on a deal that will put the controversial slugger’s autograph in the baseball card maker’s products in 2014.

Fall Sun-Times Show Set to Open with 1972 Dolphins Reunion Among Headliners

1972 Dolphins

Don Shula and members of his 1972 Miami Dolphins will be among the autograph guests at this weekend’s Chicago Sun-Times Collectibles Convention.

Topps Treasure: Band-Aches Original Art Could Fetch $1 Million

Artwork Topps Wacky Packages Band Aches

The Topps Vault is offering its first major piece of pop art with the listing of the original 1967 Wacky Packages Band Aches artwork.

Steiner Auctioning Shoes from Mariano Rivera’s Torn ACL

Torn ACL shoes Mariano Rivera

Steiner Sports is selling the sneakers Mariano Rivera was wearing in May of last year when he tore his ACL while shagging flies in the outfield at Kauffman Stadium.

Report: Film Company CEO Was Buyer of Mazeroski Jersey, Bat

Thomas Tull

Pittsburgh sports fans may get a chance to see Bill Mazeroski’s 1960 World Series jersey and bronzed bat after the items were purchased by Thomas Tull, a movie producer who’s also part owner of the Steelers.

Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory Benefits from Partnership with Hunt Auctions

Lou Gehrig bat at the Museum/Flickr photo by jshyun (Creative Commons)

Ten years after it was first conceived the Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum Auction has been a boost for the facility and Hunt Auctions.

Red Sox 2013 World Series Memorabilia Tracker

World Series tickets 2013

The hunt is on for Red Sox 2013 World Series memorabilia and we’ve got a price sampling of some of the items that have been hitting the market.

Nate Archibald Backing New ‘Stat Balls’ Featuring Pro Basketball Greats

Stat Ball Nate Archibald

Saying he was tired of seeing fake autographs of all-time greats on the market, Hall of Famer Nate ‘Tiny’ Archibald’s Inkredible Incorporated is launching a ‘stat ball’ concept for hoops collectors.

Sellers Lament PED Scandal’s Impact on Cards, Autographs

Alex Rodriguez cards

Sports card and autograph dealers discuss the impact of the PED scandal on business.

Brothers Still Passionate About Card Shop After 20+ Years

Bases Loaded

Kids who grew up in the 1990′s are now bringing their kids into this sports card shop, which has survived the industry’s ups and downs.

Topps Releases Player Portrait Posters from Photo Archives

1969 Johnny Bench photo

Like a vintage baseball card so much you wish it was big enough to hang on the wall? Topps has made it happen with the launch of its Player Portrait collection.

When Stars Decide to Sell

Road jersey Warren Spahn Boston Braves

They represent athletes at the pinnacle of their careers, but for some it’s the memory they want to hold onto. The New York Times delves into past greats and their decision to sell some very valuable collections at auction.