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Ranking the 2014 Topps Baseball Inserts

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Skip the sparkle and relics. Larry Pauley is ranking the eight 2014 Topps Baseball insert sets in series 1 that most everyone can chase down.

2014 Bowman Chrome Baseball to Offer Two Autographs

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A few changes are in store for one of Topps’ most popular lines. Larry Pauley has our 2014 Bowman Chrome Baseball preview.

eBay Card of the Day: 2009 Playoff Contenders Percy Harvin Rookie Autograph

2009 Playoff Contenders autograph Percy Harvin

We got a fresh taste of Percy Harvin’s greatness in Super Bowl XLVIII and if he stays healthy, there’s more to come. His 2009 Playoff Contenders auto is our first eBay Card of the Day.

2014 Topps Baseball Series One Box Break

Topps 2014 Series One box

Winter is still camped on the doorstop but Rich Klein also found a newly released 2014 Topps Baseball hobby box.

2013-14 Panini Elite Basketball Blends Hoop History with Modern Tech

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Newly released 2013-14 Panini Elite Basketball is part old school, part new with four hits in each hobby box.

2013 Topps Magic Football Box Break

Topps Magic 2013 football box

Issued late in the season, 2013 Topps Magic football includes a boatload of short prints but a trio of autographs at a mid-to-lower end price level.

2013-14 Titanium Hockey Box Break

P.K. Subban Red Refractor 2013-14 Titanium hockey

We rip open a box of 2013-14 Panini Titanium Hockey, a product you won’t find in U.S. sports card shops.

10 Hottest Russell Wilson Rookie Cards

Russell Wilson Platinum Superfractor patch

With the other two musketeers having been bounced, Russell Wilson rookie cards are doing a little catching up.

Lack of NHL License Hasn’t Stopped ITG Heroes & Prospects

2013-14 Heroes and Prospects box

2013-14 Heroes and Prospects from In The Game marks the 10th anniversary of one of the more popular non-licensed hockey card products.

Topps Series One Includes ‘Sparkle’ Variations, Power Players Game

Power Players Manny Machado

The new 2014 Topps Power Players game melds baseball cards with players’ performance on the field and a chance to win prizes.

Review: 2013 Select Baseball

2013 Select Autographs

2013 Score Select brought the brand name back to baseball for the first time in 15 years but these aren’t the cards of the 12-year-old you.

Topps Offers Sneak Peek of 2014 Triple Threads

Mariano Rivera Triple Threads 2014 Transparencies

2014 Topps Triple Threads Baseball will release late in the baseball season with a couple of new chase elements and the usual array of patch cards, relics and autographs.

Topps to Produce 2013 Bowman Chrome Mini Factory Set; 2014 Cards Hitting Stores

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Topps announces plans for a semi-high end 2013 Bowman Chrome Baseball mini factory set due out in February as the ’14 flagship cards start to trickle out.

10 Hottest LeBron James Rookie Cards

LeBron James autogfraphed card

In the prime of his career and marching toward what seems an inevitable second straight NBA title, the hottest LeBron James basketball cards are bringing big money.

Panini Prizm Basketball Keeps Collectors Chasing the Rainbow

Trey Burke black auto

2013-14 Panini Prizm Basketball features offers some big box exclusives and a boatload of parallels at a price point that won’t scare too many collectors away.

Topps Peeks Upcoming Cards in 2014 Issue

Ripken Before They Were Great 2014 Topps

A few more preview images ahead of next week’s release of 2014 Topps Baseball.

Panini Intrigue Basketball to Return…A Little Earlier

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2013-14 Panini Intrigue Basketball arrives several months after the last edition with four autograph or memorabilia cards per box.

2014 Topps Pro Debut Preview

Side by Side Autograph 2014 Topps Pro Debut Baseball

Last year’s MLB draftees finally get their own official trading cards when 2014 Topps Pro Debut launches later this year.

Sterling Baseball Haul Includes Pile of Autographs

2013 Bowman Sterling box

Rich Klein breaks open a box of 2013 Bowman Sterling baseball, which promises 18 autographs, mostly of guys you haven’t heard of…but might.

Review: Threads Not Stringing Together Sales

2013 Triple Threads Football Box

Topps Triple Threads football 2013 edition is out and Rich Klein says his local shop is reporting slow sales. He has our box break/review.