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Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Sports Bar’s Gretzky Jersey

It looks great. You want it. You’ve had way too much to drink. It’s a bad combination.

Shops Roll With Changes as Hobby Evolves

Bloomberg News takes a look at the pulse of the sports card industry.

NFL and NFL Players Announce Multi Year Deal With Topps

BreesBase

On a break no more, Topps and the NFL are back in football card love.

Texas Longhorns a Popular Pick for Modern Card Sets

Want a sure seller? Snatch up some of the best Texas-themed football cards of the past 15 years.

2010 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Review

Topps Pro Debut

Topps goes head first into minor league cards.

Blog: Card Industry Insiders Talk

sports card packs

Some comments from shop owners, distributors, licensees, card company reps and others on the state of the industry.

Panini Pushes Out Tebow Rookie Cards

Tebow rookie card

Less than a month after his name was called, Tim Tebow’s first football card will show up in Panini’s first 2010 football product.

2010 Topps Finest Baseball Review

2010 Topps Finest box

Launched in the boom years, Topps’ long-running high end set is back for another year.

All-T206 Auction Generates Over $250K

T206 Ty Cobb with Cobb Tobacco advertising back

Hundreds of T206 cards were up for grabs in a special auction featuring a scarce Ty Cobb.

Five Underrated 1980s Football Rookie Cards

1981 Topps Art Monk

Five mint condition, long-retired Hall of Fame studs you can buy for the price of a game ticket.

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.

Shaffer: Marketing to Kids an Industry Must

sports card packs

The industry has to connect with kids’ habits if it’s going to stay relevant according to one former sports card company executive.

Card Shop Hoping for Kid Revival

A TV station examines the sports card industry with a local shop.

D-Backs’ Exec Rediscovered Cards in 1990

Ken Kendrick

An Arizona Diamondbacks executive owns one of the country’s best baseball card collections, thanks to a mom who couldn’t bear to throw them out.

Vegas Trip Pulled from Topps Pack

Topps UFC triple autographed card pulled

Finding a triple autograph in a pack of UFC cards was worth more than just the card.

Upper Deck SP Game Used Hockey Released

Sidney Crosby autographed card

Details on Upper Deck’s latest high-end hockey card packs.

Topps Finest Redemption Program Launched

2010 Topps Finest Rookie Redemption Jayson Heyward Autograph

Some 2010 Topps Finest Jason Heyward cards will carry the young slugger’s autograph.

2010 Jewish Major Leaguers Set is ‘Grand Finale’

Ryan Braun, Kevin Youkilis

The latest edition of the popular Jewish Major Leaguers series that began in 2005 will be the last…at least for awhile.

Upper Deck Launches First College Basketball Card Set

Upper Deck Greats of the Game Julius Erving

Upper Deck’s new frontier includes a basketball card issue featuring players in their pre-professional days.

In the Game Soldiers On Without NHL Blessing

In the Game hockey cards

In the Game was hoping its efforts would mean some NHL licensing love, but it didn’t happen.