A new court memo filed by government attorneys claims it’s too hard to determine how much shill bidding Bill Mastro’s auction company actually did.
A signed ticket stub from Babe Ruth’s 700th home run is the headline item in Huggins & Scott’s upcoming auction. The stub is from the game in Detroit July 13, 1934 when Ruth belted a 480-foot blast off Tommy Bridges in Tiger Stadium. The buyer got quite a bargain for his $1.40, watching baseball history [...]
The San Diego County medical examiner says Richard McWilliam, co-founder of the Upper Deck Company, died from alcohol poisoning. That’s according to an autopsy report obtained by the city’s NBC affiliate, KNSD, which indicates McWilliam had a blood-alcohol level of 0.27—more than three times the legal limit– when his body was found inside his Rancho [...]
by Eamonn Donlyn So, the NBA All-Star Game is behind us. Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley are 50 years old. And as we’ve heard repeatedly in the media, Jordan supposedly said he would choose Kobe Bryant over LeBron James, so Kobe did his best to show up LeBron down the stretch in the All-Star extravaganza. [...]