Mastro Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison

Fromer auction company CEO Bill Mastro will be heading to federal prison after a judge handed down a sentence in the long-running case.

Government Seeks 20 Month Prison Sentence for Mastro

U.S. attorneys say more than 1,300 lots in Mastro Auctions catalogs were shill bid in less than two years.

Lawyers Ask Judge to Keep Mastro Out of Prison

Attorneys for former auction house chief Bill Mastro state their case in a request for leniency in his sentencing for fraud later this month.

Michael Jordan Rookie Cards Value Soaring – 1986-87 Fleer

1986-87 Fleer Michael Jordan rookie cards have, in some cases, tripled in the last few years. We have a look at the numbers and a list of the most watched.

Topps Talks Redemption Cards, Customer Service, NFL, NBA

An open question and answer session had company officials discussing everything from league licenses to the best time to reach its customer service staff.

2015 National Sports Collectors Convention Opens in Chicago

Collectors begin to descend on Rosemont. The 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention is open and we’ve got the video tour.

Autographs in Cooperstown Sometimes a Business

Reggie Jackson’s potty-mouthed tirade at an autograph seeker is just part of the crazy scene induction weekend in Cooperstown can sometimes be.

Bound for National Sports Collectors Convention? A Little Advice

Some tips for having a fun and productive time at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Panini Plans Redemption Trade-In, Kids Breaks at NSCC

Collectors with redemption cards from Panini can again trade them in for something else at the National. The company also plans free box breaks for kids.

NSCC Launches Mobile App

There’s now a mobile app to use at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

‘Evolution of Baseball Cards’ Posters Free at NSCC

PSA chronicles the evolution of popular baseball card sets in its newest poster giveaway at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Heritage Auction Has Chicago Flair, PSA 8 Mantle

Memorabilia of Chicago icons and this 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, are generating plenty of interest at Heritage Auctions’ Summer Platinum Night.

Topps Plans Wrapper Redemption Set, Other Promos for FanFest

Topps has produced a special card set for the 2015 All-Star FanFest in Cincinnati. They’re also offering a trade in program and other promotions.

Martin Dihigo Memorabilia at Auction

Memorabilia related to the career of long ago Cuban star Martin Dihigo, even including his own old baseball card collection, is up for grabs.

Former Mastro IT Director Gets Probation, Fine

Not being honest eight years ago with FBI investigators looking into a shill bidding scheme at Mastro Auctions has led to a federal sentence for Bill Boehm.

Okafor, Towns Among 5 Signing Panini Exclusives

The NBA’s card maker has reached deals with 50 players including exclusive autograph arrangements with Jahlil Okafor and Karl-Anthony Towns.

Steph Curry’s Rookie Cards Are the New NBA Gold

Winning the three-point contest with 13 straight makes is just another feather in the cap for Steph Curry, whose basketball cards are among the hottest in the hobby.

Johnny Bench Consigns to All-Star Auction

Items from the career of Johnny Bench, the bat used by Ted Williams for his last All-Star Game hit and hundreds of other items will be up for bid in Cincinnati.

1909 Philadelphia Caramel Cards Found in Old Cookie Tin

A collection of 25 1909 Philadelphia Caramel baseball cards has been uncovered amid the contents of an historic home in New Jersey.

REA: Auction Shows Market Strength

Some statistics and results from its latest auction reveal a little more about which are the most popular types of items in the current market.