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Editor’s Blog: First Pack of Cards, Topps TV Special’s always entertaining Steve Rushin takes his two-year-old son to the store to pick out his first pack of cards while MLB Network and Topps join forces for a one-hour special. Plus an update on Pete Sampras’ missing memorabilia.

2010 Bowman Sterling Baseball Box Break

Topps finishes off “last year’s” products with a big blast of Bowman Sterling.

2010-11 Donruss Basketball Review

Panini offers a ride in the way back machine for one of its basketball card sets. What, no Don Mattingly rookie?

2011 Topps Wrapper Redemption Program Announced

Topps will offer buyers of its 2011 hobby and jumbo boxes some packs from a special wrapper redemption set.

2010-11 SP Game-Used Hockey Released

Upper Deck’s newest NHL card set promises a chase for game-used hockey stick pieces, other game worn gear and autographed cards.

2010 Topps Update Ruth Cut Signature Pulled

Sometimes hanging around the card shop waiting for someone can be expensive. Other times, it pays off.

2010 Topps Sterling Review

Topps’ latest upscale product is the company’s annual Sterling Baseball issue. What’s inside?

How to Improve Sports Cards

A dose of the past combined with some current trends could help put a charge back in cards.

2010 Topps Allen & Ginter Review

Allen & Ginter appeals to those who like a little something other than baseball in their card packs.

Texas Collectors Stick with Hobby

The only sports card shop owner in Beaumont, TX and some local collectors have stuck with the hobby for their own reasons.

Lucky Strasburg Baseball Card Owner Talks

The Fox TV station in Washington tracks down the owner of the card causing a national media buzz.

Panini National Treasures Will Be $400 Per Pack

Panini brings its National Treasures brand to hoops with a sumjmertime issue that packs six autographs or memorabilia cards.

Upper Deck SP Game Used Hockey Released

Details on Upper Deck’s latest high-end hockey card packs.

Old Judge Launched Early Baseball Card Craze

Part two of our excerpt from the new book ‘Mint Condition; How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession’ by Dave Jamieson. In the second half of Chapter One, Jamieson chronicles how Goodwin & Company’s insertion of ballplayers’ pictures into its cigarette packs launched a national craze in the late 19th century.

2009 Upper Deck Exquisite Football Released

It’s still the 2009 football season at Upper Deck, where Exquisite Collection has returned.

Sports Card Packs Still Needed for Troops Overseas

An effort to put free trading card packs and boxes into the hands of U.S. military personnel is in need of a boost.

2009-10 Panini Certified Basketball Review

What’s inside the latest Panini hoops product?

NHL Card Giveaways Coming to Arena Near You

Upper Deck is giving fans at NHL games free team packs of this year’s hockey cards.