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Judge Gives Frasers Ownership of 1912 World Series Trophy

1912 Red Sox trophy

The couple whose efforts to sell a trophy associated with the Red Sox 1912 championship three years ago were stymied, has been awarded full custody.

Topps Tops Buzz Aldrin…For Now

American Heroes

Topps won the first round of a case involving one of its trading card products and images of retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin.

FBI Agent: Large Numbers of Jerseys or Jersey Pieces in Evidence

FBI

The FBI says it has seized thousands of replica jerseys or pieces of jerseys during its investigation of six sports memorabilia dealers recently charged with fraud.

Leaf Files Counterclaim Against Topps

Topps vs Leaf

Leaf Trading Cards has answered a Topps lawsuit over its use of pictures depicting old Topps cards in a Leaf Best of Baseball sell sheet.

Topps Sues Leaf Over 2011 Best of Baseball Sell Sheet

Best-of-Baseball-2011-Sell-Sheet

Topps is fuming over a smaller competitor’s use of pictures of some of its previously released baseball cards.

Mistaken Identity: Memory Lane Suing…Memory Lane

Memory Lane

Classmates Inc.’s new branding effort has been nothing but a headache for one sports memorabilia auction house.

Thurston’s Super Bowl II Ring Seized, Will Be Sold

Fuzzy Thurston Super Bowl II ring

One of the Green Bay Packers’ most beloved players is in a battle with the IRS, and now his Super Bowl I ring will go on the auction block to settle what the government says is a $1.7 million debt.

Kobe Bryant Autographs: Art of the Game Fires Back at Panini Lawsuit

Panini signed Kobe Bryant card

A southern California memorabilia company is fighting back against a Panini lawsuit that claimed they were out of bounds selling Kobe Bryant autographs.

Pauley Jump Circle, Other Items Set Auction Records

Jump circle Pauley Pavilion John Wooden

The jump circle where Alcindor and Walton pushed John Wooden’s teams to immortality sold for $325,085, but it wasn’t the only big ticket item to grab attention.

Ex-NFL Players Sue Over Lack of Compensation

legal scales

A group of retired NFL players is again going after the NFL Players Association, claiming they’re owed millions over the use of their image on cards, video games and other items.

REA Claims Lawsuit “Frivilous”

legal scales

A New York collector is suing Robert Edward Auctions over memorabilia purchased several years ago that he says isn’t real. The auction house says it won’t fly.

Buzz Aldrin in Dispute With Topps

American Heroes

Retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin is not moonwalking over Topps’ use of his name and famous photo in last year’s American Heritage set.

Ornstein Gets 8 Months for Selling Super Bowl Tix, Fake Jerseys

Mike Ornstein

The government sacks a man convicted of passing off fake NFL jerseys as the real deal.

Steiner Partners with MSG for Knicks, Rangers Memorabilia

New York Ranger Henrik Lundqvist and New York Knick Amar

Knicks ’70 & ‘73 Championships court & Rangers ’94 Stanley Cup nets are among artifacts in a new MSG-Steiner Collectibles Partnership. Game used items including jerseys, basketballs and pucks from present Knicks and Rangers will also be sold via Steiner.

Unlicensed Items Land PA Dealer in Prison

Sal Argo (right) and Brent Celek

If you think pro sports leagues and the U.S. government don’t really care that much about you selling knock-off goods…

2010 NCAA Final Four Court Being Sold in Pieces

Duke court

It’s kind of hard to store…and not that hard to make a new one.

Hall of Famer Van Buren Suing Panini

Steve Van Buren 1950 Bowman football card

Pro Football Hall of Famer Steve Van Buren has filed a lawsuit against Panini America over the production of football cards he says he didn’t authorize.

Shop Owner 1, Shopping Mall Owner 0

Simon Properties tried to increase Derek Kill’s rent by 400% and make him move. He fought back.

Man Sues Lawyers for Malpractice in Memorabilia Case

It’s been more than ten years since Sports Legends went out of business, but the company lives on through the latest court case…this one against the owner’s lawyers.