Found 201 articles matching Sports category.
  • Jan 30 2009
  • 30 Jan 2009

Big Ben or Kurt: Who Wins Collectibles Bowl?

If six months ago you predicted Arizona Cardinals would be facing the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl, raise your hand. I’m guessing your hand […]

  • Jan 27 2009
  • 27 Jan 2009

Super Super-Bowl Collectibles

By Eric Brantner Move over Christmas. You, too, Thanksgiving. There’s a new holiday that brings families and friends closer together than all the rest. Sure, […]

  • Jan 6 2009
  • 6 Jan 2009

Collecting Winning Football Coaches

There’s always talk and hype about great football players and their collectibles. Not so much about the sport’s great coaches. Head coaches are the driving […]

  • Dec 29 2008
  • 29 Dec 2008

Decoys: What Should I Collect and How Much Should I Pay?

When asked “What should I collect?” the answer every dealer and collector will give is: “Collect what you like.” In my case, that means decoys. […]

  • Dec 23 2008
  • 23 Dec 2008

Score TDs with QBs’ Memorabilia

Throughout its illustrious history, the NFL has brought fans some exciting superstar quarterbacks. I’ve already devoted articles to a few of them (Favre, the Mannings), […]

  • Dec 16 2008
  • 16 Dec 2008

Collecting Baseball Cards: 1948 Bowman Baseball Card Set

For the baseball card industry, 1948 is considered the start of the modern or post-war era of baseball card collecting. The Bowman Gum Company of […]

  • Dec 15 2008
  • 15 Dec 2008

Sports Dealers: Turn Maelstrom to Money

It seems you can’t go five minutes without hearing the doom-and-gloom talk about our economy. Companies are going out of business. Workers are getting laid […]

  • Dec 11 2008
  • 11 Dec 2008

Verdict Puts Squeeze on O.J. Collectibles

Editor’s Note: Has the market for O.J. Simpson collectibles disappeared since his recent conviction on 12 felony counts? Or will there always be interest in this fallen sports hero?

  • Dec 1 2008
  • 1 Dec 2008

Collecting Baseball Cards and the 1948 Leaf Set

Collecting Baseball Cards and the 1948 Leaf Set

By Ed Kushner

  • Nov 17 2008
  • 17 Nov 2008

Is this Decoy Real?

How Can You Tell If Decoys Are Real?

By Laura Collum

People who come in my shop look at all the decoys and often ask, “How can you tell if they are real?” Apart from the metaphysical question, what people mean by that is “are they old and were they really used as duck hunting decoys?”