Upper Deck recently released its SP Authentic NHL and MLS sets. Here are updated release dates for some of the company's other upcoming issues:
2011-12 NHL SP Authentic - 7/12/12
2012 Upper Deck Soccer - 7/12/12
2011-12 NHL Ultimate Collection - 8/7/12
2012 Goodwin Champions - 8/14/12
2012-13 NHL O-Pee-Chee - 8/14/12
2012 SP Authentic Golf - 8/28/12
2012 Fleer Retro Basketball - 9/4/12
2013-13 NHL Artifacts - 10/2/12
2012 All-Time Greats Sports Edition - 10/9/12
Allen & Ginter's 2012 baseball cards are selling well on eBay, thanks in part to a large and varied autograph roster. You can check out a comprehensive list here. Did you know the hottest sellers aren't baseball players? eBay has gone crazy for the signed cards of supermodel Kate Upton and broadcaster Erin Andrews. Juan Martinez examines the rather bizarre phenomenon via Examiner.com.
Children in Tohoku, Japan got a little pick-me-up from Michael Jordan this week. Tohoku was one of the coastal areas of Japan that was hit hard by the earthquake and tsunami last year. Jordan recently sent over a signed basketball, inscribed to the kids. See it here.
Sometimes it takes awhile to find your place. For onecouple, it took moving to a small town to get their sports card and collectible shop off the ground. The Battle Creek Enquirer stopped by Lonnie and Anna Beavers' diversified shop in Albion, MI.