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Jeremy Lin Knicks Card Coming on Leap Day

Autographed Jeremy Lin Hoops card

Panini has Jeremy Lin Knicks cards ready for the launch of its first 2012 basketball card product.

Commons for Kids: Kentucky Collector Doing His Own “Million Card Giveaway”

Jerry Milburn and family

Jerry Milburn’s quest is to put sports cards into the hands of needy youngsters through his Commons for Kids program.

Dentist’s Stuff Stolen; Crooks Try Selling it Back to Him

Robert Kinzinger and Dana Eson

Two men are in jail after calling a Florida dentist and trying to extort a ransom for his stolen signed baseballs.
Somewhere his former patient, George Steinbrenner, is smiling.

Aaron Rodgers’ Rarest Rookie Card Auto Has Air of Mystery

Upper Deck Rookie Premiere Rodgers auto

Just how many signed copies of the 2005 Upper Deck Rookie Premiere Aaron Rodgers are floating around out there? Then there’s the ones with the sticker…

Red Sox to Highlight Fenway Artifacts in 100th Anniversary Celebration

courtesy Boston Red Sox

The Red Sox will go all out for the Fenway Park 100th anniversary celebration, with ballpark artifacts playing a big role.

Dreier Collection Consigned to Auction

Legendary Auctions

A multi-million dollar west coast collection of rare sports cards and historic sports memorabilia will be sold in the open market over the next couple of years.

2012 NFL Experience Tickets on Sale, Schedule Released

NFL Experience

The NFL Experience sets up shop in Indianapolis prior to Super Bowl XLVI, with more than four dozen autograph guests and a card show again part of the party.

Mickey Mantle and eBay Still Perfect Marriage

Mickey Mantle 1954 Dan Dee

More than 43 years after his last game, Mickey Mantle is still a smoking hot search on eBay. We’ve got the latest, most interesting sales figures and some info on the best time to buy…and sell.

Pictures from Day One of the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention

1968 Olympic high jump champ Dick Fosbury shows off his shiny gold while posing with a fan.

A look at some of the sights at this year’s NSCC show after the doors opened Wednesday afternoon.

Upper Deck Contest Caption Offers Game Worn LeBron Shoes Prize

UDA wants your caption for this photo

He may not be everyone’s favorite, but LeBron James is tight with Upper Deck and now the company is giving away some game-used kicks in a very time sensitive contest.

Card Collector Says Payment Frozen By Dealer’s Crime

Mark Schreiber

A card collector in Florida says he’s out his cards–and most of his money–because of a famous fitness guru’s fight against his former accountant.

Topps Hires New VP, GM

Doug Kruep

Topps has appointed Doug Kruep as Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Sports & Entertainment, effective immediately.

Sell Favre Rookie Cards=Go to Jail

Holcomb

Authorities catch up to a burglary suspect trying to peddle rookie cards of the embattled Vikings quarterback. He’s already guilty of not striking while the iron is hot.

Panel to Examine the Story of Baseball’s Beginnings

1875 baseball team

Collectors of 19th century baseball memorabilia–and fans of all types–may soon learn more about baseball’s beginnings.

Tribe Closer Perez is a Collector

Image from Beckett media

Even big leaguers splurge on baseball cards.

Florida Man Charged…Again…With Autograph Fraud

Kenneth Lane

Pasco County, Florida sheriff’s detectives say they found a machine used to create bogus autographs… and they’ve got a list of unhappy buyers.

Ruth, Gehrig Tribute Auto Card Back on Block

Image from Beckett media

A 2010 Topps Tribute Legendary Lineups cut signature card pulled from an auction earlier this month, has gotten a second positive authentication and will go back up on the auction block today.

Ruth, Gehrig, Mantle top 2010’s Most Dangerous Autographs

Fake Ruth autographs

Is Santa putting authenticity in your stocking? PSA/DNA’s been keeping track of which nice autographs are commonly found to be naughty.

St. Louis Shop Owner Shot to Death

Kenneth McClure

The owner of a long-time St. Louis sports card and comic shop, accused of statutory rape earlier this fall, is found murdered in a park.

Father-Son Team Won Gibson Auction Items

Chad Dreier

Chad and Doug Dreier of the Dreier Group paid $1.19 million for the five items.