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Super Bowl Footballs Authenticated by PSA DNA

Super Bowl 46 Football

Over 100 footballs will be used in the Super Bowl game on February 5, and to protect against possible counterfeiting every one of them will be “tagged” with a specially-prepared synthetic DNA ink that leaves an invisible-to-the-naked-eye security mark.

Canadian Mint Hopes to Score With Gretzy Coins

Wayne and Walter Grezky gold coin

Wayne Gretzky has reached another milestone–this one having to do with birthdays–and the Canadian mint thought the time was right to give him some coins.

Judge Sentences Michael Jordan Card Addict to Jail


An Australian hoops fan will spend time on the bench after pleading guilty to stealing over a half million in rare currency from the shop where he worked and using the eBay proceeds to buy Michael Jordan cards.

Editor’s Blog: Thome’s HR Ball, Crime Blotter, Killer’s Stuff Sells, Ernie Johnson


A sports memorabilia collector gets shot in the rear by a robber, guns drawn at a Colorado shop, Killer Kowalski’s memorabilia on the block…and a nice story about Ernie Johnson Sr. and Jr.

Topps Five Star Football Out Today

Bradford-Best 2010 Topps Five Star

Topps says it’s pulled out all of the stops for its newest super premium line. Will it be worth the investment?

Super Bowl XLV Footballs Get Hologram Treatment

SuperBowl XLV football

PSA/DNA is again authenticating dozens of game balls to be used in the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl Footballs Tagged to Stop Counterfeits

Special ink will enable collectors to verify whether a ball actually saw action in Super Bowl XLIV.