2011 Topps Gridiron Legends Review

Is 2011 Topps Gridiron Legends true to its name? A football card set with former greats or something a little more modern?

2011 Topps Finest Baseball Box Review

Our box buster is sorting out the packs, minis and masters that make up 2011 Topps Finest Baseball, back for yet another year.

Sports Stuff, Scary Stuff Share Space at Shop

Your local card shop may not find Halloween to be such a big deal, but we found one that’s scoring with scary stuff.

Ramblings: Remembering H & H Hobbies

Rich Klein goes back to the 1980s where a New Jersey sports card shop was always buzzing.

Vegas Card Shop Stung by Scammer

A Las Vegas card shop loses some cash to a man who claimed to be a neighbor.

AU Sports in New Owner’s Hands

One of the hobby’s longest running stores lost its owner in 2010 when Steve Gold died of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Now, his manager has purchased the Chicagoland area store.

Editor’s Blog: 1952 Drug Store Scene, Florida Collector, 9/11 Jerseys

A moment in time that’ll warm the hearts of vintage card collectors, a profile of a Florida super fan and a California woman’s unique 9/11 fundraising project.

Panini America Will Produce Baseball Cards

Major League Baseball Players and Panini have come to terms on a deal that will result in more new baseball card products.

Some People Will Do Anything For Free Cards

Replacing the contents of a box with junk commons and returning it to Target? Wow.

Bruins, Store Preparing to Lauch Big Game-Used Sale

Last year’s NHL champs are partnering with a local retail outlet for the annual sale of team gear. Coming off a Cup championship won’t hurt.

Rediscovering the Shoebox

A collector from way back digs into some shoeboxes full of cards during a New England summer.

Jeter is Topps PRIME 9 Card No. 4

The Topps PRIME 9 subject redeemable for week 4 (Redemption card # 4) is the newest member of the 3,000 hit club… Derek Jeter. On a weekly basis, there will be a designated “Prime 9 Player of the Week”.  Collectors holding the corresponding Prime 9 Redemption card for that week can bring the card to […]

2011 Topps Prime 9 Redemption Card #1 Announced

Johnny Bench is the first card in Topps’ latest hobby store promotion

Texas Store a Sports Card Shop Success Story

Patience, enthusiasm, a little luck…and just being nice to people can turn a part-time venture into a full-time love affair in the sports card shop business.

Gaming Helps San Diego Area Shops Survive

Long-time shops in northern San Diego County have outlasted their competitors, but making money is still a challenge.

2011 Bowman Baseball Box Break

Card shops have been going through plenty of one of the year’s most anticipated products. What did our box buster get?

2011 Topps Chrome Football Preview

Topps will put its stock in this year’s NFL rookie class in its Chrome football brand.

Topps Prime Nine Promo Offers Cards, World Series Trip

2011 Topps Series Two boxes will contain random insert ‘Player of the Week’ redemptions good for hobby shop exclusive cards.

Jailed Shop Owner Wins Judgment McCoy Over Autograph Fee

LeSean McCoy left when federal agents raided a sports memorabilia shop at which he was scheduled to sign autographs. A court agrees with a suit that claimed he kept the money.

Lolich Still Making Fans Happy

It’s hard to know who has more fun at a Mickey Lolich autograph signing–the guy getting the autograph or the one giving it.