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Notes: REA Wins Court Judgment; Midnight Open for 2014 Bowman; Dad-Daughter Duo in Denver

Robert Edward Auctions won a legal victory on Wednesday when a New Jersey Superior Court judge ordered Peter Nash to pay the company’s $261,000 legal bill.

REA President Rob Lifson and his attorney have been attempting to collect a $760,000 judgment from the former rap star since 2009. It’s been quite a tussle in court and expenses mounted for the auction company, which has managed to recover some of the money stemming from a loan REA provided to Nash that went unpaid.

“We have been very successful in our collection efforts and will continue pursuing all avenues that we believe will be fruitful,” Lifson stated.  “With the help of the courts, I guarantee we will eventually collect every penny. “

The New York Daily News spells out the details.
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Midnight launch at Baseball Card King 2014 Bowman2014 Bowman Baseball released on Wednesday, but one store got an early jump on things. Baseball Card King in the Chicago area, held a special ‘midnight opening’ for customers.

Topps also announced collectors might notice a new addition to the product – exclusive Blue Wave, Black Wave and Orange Wave refractor hot packs. Select hobby/jumbo packs will contain five Bowman Chrome Prospect Cards with either all Blue Wave Refractors or Black Wave Refractors. Random retail packs will include five Orange Wave Refractors of Bowman Chrome Prospect Cards. Autographed Wave parallels will be randomly inserted into each hot pack.

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Here’s a great story from CBS 4 in Denver about a Colorado man and his daughter who go to just about every Colorado Rockies home game and have made catching home run balls an art form. Somewhere in that collection are some that have a little history behind them, but for Dan Sauvageau and his daughter Emily, it’s all about the memories and the fun:

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