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‘Hutson Letters’ Recall a Time When Superstars Wrote Letters to Fans


In 1938, Don Hutson was bound and determined to make sure a Packers fan in Delaware got those autographs he wanted.

Most Watched Panini America Items on eBay

Andrew Luck Panini Black auto

From Andrew Luck to Kyrie Irving, promo sets to autograph deals, Panini has been busy. We’ve got a look at what items are the hottest right now.

NFL, Partner Launching Series of Interactive Cards

John Unitas Keepr

Keepr NFL Legends Series features cards with a USB connection that plugs into your computer and delivers video from the NFL Films Vault. Part of the proceeds go to charity.

Doug Martin Rookie Cards Poised to Join NFL’s Rookie Elite

Panini Rookies and Stars Doug Martin auto

It took a lot to overshadow the effort of Andrew Luck, but Tampa Bay’s running back phenom did it and Doug Martin rookie cards are ready to explode.

Editor’s Blog: Fed Up? Stop Putting Money in the NFL’s Pocket


Hate what the NFL has done to itself? Stop buying their stuff.

What Will Become of NFL Game-Worn Jerseys

Johnny Knox jersey

A federal fraud case has collectors wondering what will become of NFL game jerseys.

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.

What’s Hot: Panini Parlays Previous Performance With Prestige

2012 Panini Prestige Box

It’s been a strong start for 2012 Panini Prestige football according to Mike Fruitman, who has his finger on the pulse of the hobby shop.

Collecting Sports Cards in Australia


Collectors of American sports cards–especially basketball–are a dedicated lot in the Land Down Under, chasing the same cards with a similar passion, despite a few hurdles.

NBA All-Star Programs Can Be Valuable

1952 NBA All-Star program

A link to a look at NBA All-Star programs, which offer two things collectors like: potential for growth, worldwide appeal and an element of scarcity.

Super Bowl 46 Program is 246 Pages

Program Super Bowl XLVI

The NFL and its publisher continue the long-running series of game day publications for the Super Bowl… and we’ve got a look at the first 10 game programs too.

Cappelletti Loses Memorabilia in Burglary


Orange County, California authorities are investigating a burglary at the home of 1973 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL running back John Cappelletti.

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.

Panini Offering Special NFL Experience Card Sets


Panini sponsors the card show and autograph session at the NFL Experience and they’re ready to hand out some newly minted football cards to those who attend.

Super Bowl Auction, Appraisal Fair Set for Indianapolis

Baltimore Colts original charter

Game used jerseys, the Baltimore Colts original charter, Super Bowl footballs and more are part of the upcoming Super Bowl 46 auction. We’ve got the when, where and what else.

MEARS Auction Includes Big NFL Collection

Rare Saints helmet

A collection of game-used and game-worn NFL items, many from the Green Bay Packers of the 1980s and 90s, will be up for bid starting this weekend.

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.

Tebow Autographs Selling Like Hotcakes for Fla. Company

Tebow autographed photo

Prices have gone up for Tim Tebow autographs but his partner in the venture can barely keep up with the orders.

Welling Joins Panini

Panini America logo

Former Upper Deck exec Martin Welling has joined Panini, charged in part with making sure new products make their release date.