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Director: Signs Point Toward Strong NSCC

NSCC entrance

In the first of a two-part interview, NSCC Director Mike Berkus discusses the first show in 1980, sales for this year and the new case break pavilion.

NSCC Returns to Atlantic City in 2016

Atlantic City Convention Center

Exhibitors have voted to place the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention in Atlantic City, rather than yet another trip to Cleveland.

Reward Now Offered for Return of Stolen Mel Ott Bat

Game used Mel Ott bat

JT Sports is now offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the recovery of an expensive Mel Ott bat stolen at this year’s National.

VIDEO: 2012 National Opens in Baltimore

2012 NSCC show

Take a five-minute trip around the floor to see the opening of the 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention.

Q&A With NSCC Director and Co-Founder Mike Berkus

First National Sports Collectors Convention ad

Even after more than three decades running the National Sports Collectors Convention, there’s still plenty to worry about but he also has reason to believe this year’s show could be a landmark event.

Mike Tyson Returning to National

Autographs Mike Tyson

Former champ Mike Tyson will take time out from his one-man show to again sign autographs at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Auction Insider: Busy Season for Bidding

Late May and early June are fertile hunting grounds for collectors looking to find a deal.

Auction Features Game Used Gear

Mike Curtis Super Bowl jersey

Game-worn and autographed items are part of a newly-launched sports memorabilia auction.

Early Ruth, Keeler Memorabilia Highlight Next SCP Auction

1933 Goudey Nap Lajoie

Wee Willie Keeler’s diary, game-used bats from early 20th century legends and other vintage memorabilia and cards will be up for bid.

National Teams Up with Orioles

Free tickets to see the Orioles at Camden Yards will be part of selected admission purchases at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention and the team is helping promote the show.

Topps in their Class: NFL’s Most Valuable #1 Draft Pick Cards

NFL draft

If you’re betting your football card investment dollars on the number one overall pick in Thursday night’s NFL draft, history says you’re losing money.

1952 Topps Mantle, Carlton Uniform Top Auction

Steve Carton Phillies jersey

A complete uniform worn by Hall of Famer Steve Carlton during his finest big league season was one of the major targets in Huggins & Scott’s latest catalog auction. The 1972 Phillies jersey and pants had been virtually untouched in the 38 years since Carlton wore it while winning the National League Cy Young award.  […]

Sports Card Packs Still Needed for Troops Overseas

Soldiers receiving boxes courtesy of Operation Gratitude

An effort to put free trading card packs and boxes into the hands of U.S. military personnel is in need of a boost.

Alex Rodriguez 500th Home Run Ball Sold for $103,579

Bidders showed no hesitation in chasing the ball that put ARod in a club with less than two dozen members.

Cache of 1930s Unopened Boxes Found

They were put on the shelf as America discovered bubble gum….and stayed there…until this year.

Cost of Collecting Super Bowl MVP Rookie Cards

Looking for a timely project? Try collecting a complete run of Super Bowl MVP rookie cards.

New AFL Book Honors League, Football Cards

If you remember the American Football League–or wish you did–there’s a new book out that will warm the fan in you–and the collector.

Babe Ruth Rookie Card Fetches $517,000

It may have been a T206 Honus Wagner weekend–but the ‘Holy Grail’ was bested by the Bambino as two major catalog sales closed.