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Robbed of Glory? 1972 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team Ring Up for Sale

1972 US Olytmpic basketball ring

One of the rings given to members of the 1972 U.S. Olympic basketball team, which lost the controversial gold medal game to the Soviets in Munich is up for sale.

Darrell Royal’s 2006 Rose Bowl Ring Sells for $120,000

Darrell Royal 2006 Rose Bowl ring

Texas fans with plenty of cash turned out to bid on items from the career of the late coach, Darrell Royal.

Tom Brady Game-Worn Jersey Sells for $46,000

Game worn Tom Brady jersey

Someone really wanted a game-worn Tom Brady jersey. The annual Super Bowl auction saw a record-shattering price paid for a Brady gamer–and a five-figure drop on a jersey worn and autographed by Tim Tebow.

Cappelletti Loses Memorabilia in Burglary

burglary

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

Michigan Man Sues USPS Over Missing Cards, Jewelry

legal scales

A Michigan man says a woman tried to steal cash, vintage baseball cards and jewelry 3 1/2 years ago but the USPS hasn’t returned it all.

Alert Dealer Helps Cops Retrieve Gault’s Stolen Super Bowl Ring

Chicago Bears Super Bowl ring

A sports memorabilia dealer spotted Willie Gault’s stolen Super Bowl XX ring and now the man who was selling it is behind bars.

PA Cops: Crime Spree Began With Baseball Cards

cardcrime

Three people have been arrested after a string of thefts that resulted in a van packed full of what police say are stolen collectibles.

Dr. J Items Bring $3.5 Million; Gehrig Bat $403,664 for SCP

Game worn Dr. J items

Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving’s 1974 New York Nets ABA World Championship ring sold for $460,741 and set a record price for a sports ring in SCP Auctions’ November auction which concluded early Sunday.

Program from First World Series Sells for $241,500

First World Series program 1903

One 1903 World Series program resides in Cooperstown. The other was sold by Hunt Auctions Saturday,as one of the headliners in the Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum Auction.

Editor’s Blog: Gehrig Bat, Yankee Stuff, Tainted Ring

Bing Russell Lou Gehrig game bat

One of Lou Gehrig’s last bats is off to a strong start at auction while modern day Yankee memorabilia goes on the block and Jerry Sandusky’s ring goes up on eBay…briefly.

1916 Babe Ruth Rookie Card, Heisman Ring Sold in “I Own it Now”

Babe Ruth 1916 M101-4 rookie card

Catalog featured exclusively high grade, rare, vintage sports collectibles.

Dr. J Says Auction, Court Case Not Related

Game worn Dr. J items

Julius Erving says he cringed at stories tying the current auction of memorabilia from his playing days to a lawsuit he’s facing.

2004 World Series Ring Goes on Local Auction Block

Red Sox World Series ring Scott Williamson 2004

Pitcher Scott Williamson is selling his 2004 World Series ring, representing the first championship won by the Red Sox since 1918.

Players, Collectors Still Dig the Championship Ring

Super Bowl XVI ring Ray Guy Raiders

They’re among the most expensive sports collectibles on the market–when they come to market. Championship rings are unique and for most who earned them, selling is never an option. Sometimes, though, they help turn gold into…well…gold.

Vintage Cards, Autographs, Memorabilia All Part of Huggins & Scott Auction

Brooks Robinson 1968 Topps 3D prototype

A prototype card from the rare 1968 Topps 3-D issue highlights Huggins & Scott’s auction, which also includes dozens of vintage cards and rare sports memorabilia.

1958 NFL Championship Ring Returned to Art Donovan

Art Donovan 1958 NFL Championship ring

It went around the world and back, but Art Donovan’s 1958 NFL Championship ring is back, thanks to some friends and a retired cop.

Dave Cowens 1972-73 MVP Award Brings $156,000

1972-73 NBA MVP Award Cowens

The NBA MVP award earned by Dave Cowens in 1973 was the top selling item in the Basketball Hall of Fame auction, with a host of vintage NBA and ABA jerseys also bringing big bucks.

2011 Panini Gold Standard Football Promises More Glitter

2011 Panini Gold Standard Rodgers

Panini Gold Standard Football will include diamonds and gold for a few lucky pack busters, but sticker autographs are there, too.

Top eBay Sellers Began as Rutgers Roomies

Don Mattingly 1984 Topps

Leighton Sheldon and Scott Greenwald used their college eduction to turn a childhood passion into a thriving business.