Best Rookie Cards of 1970s College Hoop Heroes

An ode to the rookie cards of college basketball legends from the pre-dunk, pre-three point era.

The Dawn of Autograph Shows

Rich Klein is stepping back into the wayback machine, recalling some of the first autograph guests, when even the biggest stars were dirt cheap.

Rich’s Ramblings: Of Old Willow Grove Days

Rich Klein catches up with an old friend who remembers a couple of the hobby’s wheeler-dealers who used to frequent the Philly show floor–and more. Spotlights Growing Niche For Championship Rings

A new website offers the skinny on collecting various types of championship rings.

College World Series Stadium Seats to be Sold

Rosenblatt Stadium was sold piece by piece last weekend. Now, a deal has been reached to sell the ballpark’s seats.

2011 Upper Deck Football Includes Autos, Evolution

Upper Deck hopes its mix of early autographed rookie cards and the new Evolution video trading cards offsets the lack of an NFL license.

North Carolina Basketball Cards Latest UD Product

Upper Deck’s latest college trading card project is a newly-released set featuring North Carolina greats.

Kuhn Goes From Small School to Super Bowl Champ

John Kuhn is now signing autographs just a few years after he was getting them.

Before the Miracle: Herb Brooks 1970 Team USA Jersey

A vintage Team USA jersey worn by a man who’d help us make hockey history has emerged.

Bryce Harper: The Uber Prospect Awaits

22 years after another hyped teenager proved worthy, Bryce Harper is about to come to a baseball card box near you.

Robertson Joins Suit

The Big O has a big beef with the NCAA over the use of his picture on trading cards and other products.

Teacher Gives Up Signed Yankee Items to Help Student

She was once a sixth grader in his class–an at risk student in a rough school. Now, thanks to his willingness to part with some prize autographs, she’s on her way toward medical school.

Ohio State Scandal a Reflection of Game Used Market

Once they were probably considered little more than stinky old jerseys and trinkets. Not anymore.

Panini America Signs Deal With Wesley Johnson

The fourth pick in the draft picks up some extra cash from Panini.

McCoy Excited to See Himself on a Football Card

Rookie QB Colt McCoy talks football cards, autographs and other stuff.

Is Steiner-Alabama Deal a Go…or No?

State law may be getting between the University of Alabama’s deal to sell turf and other items from Bryant-Denny Stadium to Steiner Sports.

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.

Panini Pushes Out Tebow Rookie Cards

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.

$315,000 Endowment to Preserve Boxing Collection

Thought to be the world’s most expansive boxing collection, a $3 million stash is going to be preserved thanks to a newly minted grant.

NCAA Tourney Ring Returned

Somehow it never wound up in anyone else’s collection. And thanks to cops in Minnesota, it never will.