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Panini Releases Elite Football

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It was near the middle of May when the NFL held its annual draft. Now, some mere weeks later, after the evaluations and debates over who “won” or who “lost” the draft, the really important follow-up takes place…the first rookie cards of the players drafted in the uniforms of their new teams.  2014 Panini Elite […]

2014 Bowman Football Preview

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2014 Bowman Football will be out in June promising four on card autographs and a veteran relic in each box.

Editor’s Blog: No Football Cards for Te’o Yet; Odd, Ominous Start for 2013

Mantei Te'o

Mantei Te’o’s marketability may never be the same.

2012 Panini Playbook Preview

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They’ll try to keep the autographs flowing and the quantities low when 2012 Panini Playbook football hits store shelves next year.

2012 Topps Platinum Football Doing Well in Marketplace

2012 Topps Platinum Football

Rich Klein tears open a box of what’s become a popular product since its mid-September release: 2012 Topps Platinum.

2012 Topps Finest Football Box Break

Robert Griffin III 2012 Finest Rookie card

Rich Klein digs into a box of 2012 Topps Finest while digging into the history of this long-running product, a pioneer in the ‘short print run’ game.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Feelin’ Kinda Wednesday

Donruss Elite Kevin Ogletree

The NFL’s first Wednesday night opener since the 1940s also produced a fresh football card star.

Mayo’s Football Set Among Sports Collecting’s Rarities

1894 Mayo Poe

The find of the rarest card from football card collecting’s rarest vintage issue is putting the focus back on the 1894 May’s football set.

2011 Topps Precision Football Box Break

2011 Topps Precision hobby box

The manufacturer makes sure no one goes away without an autograph in 2011 Topps Precision football.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Basketball Cards

NBA Hoops box

Better late than never. Basketball cards make their debut this week and thanks to Jeremy Lin, they’re getting a jump start.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Vintage Cards

Pete Rose 1969 Topps

New products are out, but vintage card collectors are on the prowl, too, sometimes hoping to turn raw into graded.

Jack Butler Waited for Rookie Card, Hall of Fame Call

1957 Topps Jack Butler

Jack Butler had played six seasons in the NFL before he finally appeared on a football card. His wait to get into the Hall of Fame was a lot longer.

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.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Football, Hoops

Cam Newton auto

What’s hot in sports card shops? Football remains king, but new products are on the way and there’s a buzz around the impending arrival of Kyrie Irving cards.

Topps Supreme Gets Late Tebow Injection

2012 Topps Supreme Tebow autograph

Some Tim Tebow autographed cards have been hustled into 2012 Topps Supreme football–and the company is using his comeback games for another news series of signed cards in another upcoming product.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Tebow is Everywhere

2010 Topps Chrome football Tim Tebow

What’s Hot in the Shop returns for its first 2012 edition. Tim Tebow is generating sales, but some other names are on collectors’ minds too.

Game Used Helmet Shows Affects of NFL Game

Long helmet

The Pro Football Hall of Fame shows off a helmet from one of the modern greats of the game.

Brees Record-Setting Uniform Goes to Hall of Fame

Drew Brees jersey

The uniform worn by Drew Brees when he broke Dan Marino’s single-season passing yardage record goes on display in Canton. Watch them unpack the box.

2011 Topps Triple Threads Football Box Review

2011 Topps Triple Threads box

Busting a big box of 2011 Topps Triple Threads football.