College basketball tournaments will create their own stars over the next four weeks. For some, it will be the greatest moment of their athletic lives and we'll never see them on an NBA court. For others, it will be a springboard to a great pro career. Even though many will spend several years in the league, what they accomplished in college may overshadow what … [Read more...] about Best Rookie Cards of 1970s College Hoop Heroes
Steiner Sports has been expanding its memorabilia empire into the college ranks in recent years, reaching deals with Syracuse University and Notre Dame for certain items. Not long ago, the New York-based company dipped into the Southeastern Conference and the University of Alabama. They were supposed to be selling pieces of stadium turf and items from the lockerroom. … [Read more...] about Is Steiner-Alabama Deal a Go…or No?
Hot on the heels of Duke’s thrilling 61-59 triumph over Butler in Monday night’s NCAA championship game, Upper Deck has announced the release of its first collegiate-focused sports trading card set: 2010 Greats of the Game Basketball. The set is the company's first under its new deal with Collegiate Licensing Company and features only players in college uniforms. “Our … [Read more...] about Upper Deck Launches First College Basketball Card Set
Heritage Auctions will count on a trio of never-before-offered game worn jerseys, from Mickey Mantle, Bobby Orr and Paul Hornung to anchor the deep variety of vintage sports memorabilia and trading cards the company is offering in its upcoming April 22-23 Signature Auction, online at HA.com and live in Dallas. “Not only are the Mantle, Orr and Hornung among the most … [Read more...] about Game-Worn Jersey Finds Highlight Auction
When Notre Dame and Pro Football Hall of Famer Paul Hornung’s circa 1954-1955 Fighting Irish football jersey comes up for auction on April 23, it will represent the culmination of collector John Shaw’s simple hunch that turned into one of the football finds of a lifetime. Heritage Sports Collectibles will offer the jersey in its spring catalog sale. “The thought of a long … [Read more...] about Hornung Notre Dame Jersey Proved Worth Trip
Dozens of the most important football cards ever issued were sold over the weekend in Memory Lane's first-ever all-football event. … [Read more...] about Rare Football Cards Top MLI’s Big Game Auction