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BECKETT SPORTS CARD HOT / COLD – SEPTEMBER 18, 2021

[Beckett] Welcome to another edition of Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we have fun and take a quick look at what’s hot and what’s not in the worlds of sports cards and sports. Now that there’s a full week of football behind us, the season is starting to take shape. Yes, it’s still extremely early […]

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BECKETT SPORTS CARD HOT / COLD – SEPTEMBER 11, 2021

[Beckett] Welcome to another edition of Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we take a quick and fun look at what’s hot and what’s not in the worlds of sports cards and sports. The 2021 NFL season is officially here. Although we’re just one game into the regular season, Tom Brady has already become the center […]

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Sports card collecting is booming, but it looks a lot different than you might remember

[Boston Globe] Why the boom? “People were home, cleaning out their attics, or messing around on eBay out of boredom,” one collector said. The last sports card show I attended until recently happened in Augusta, Maine, around 30 years ago. I don’t remember the exact year. I do remember that former Red Sox pitcher Bob […]

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BECKETT SPORTS CARD HOT / COLD – AUGUST 7, 2021

Welcome to another edition of Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we have some fun and take a quick look at what’s hot and what’s not in the worlds of sports cards and sports. It’s been a bit of a quiet week in the hobby. Much of the collecting world is getting back to normal following […]

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Olympic champ Biles withdraws from all-around competition

TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title. The American gymnastics superstar withdrew from Thursday’s all-around competition to focus on her mental well-being. USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that the 24-year-old is opting to not compete. The decision comes a day after Biles removed herself from the team final […]

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Supreme Court rules against NCAA, opening door to significant increase in compensation for student athletes

(CNN) A unanimous Supreme Court said on Monday that student athletes could receive education-related payments, in a case that could reshape college sports by allowing more money from a billion-dollar industry to go to the players. Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered the opinion of the court. College sports raise billions of dollars from ticket sales, television contracts and merchandise, […]

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Are Baseball Cards Worth Anything?

[The Stadium Reviews] Back in the early 1900s, baseball cards and tobacco were sold together to baseball fans. What initially began as a fun collectors’ item quickly grew into a lucrative hobby for fans to buy and sell. Some cards today are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, while some are worth millions. Here is […]

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KING OF CARDS

[Bloomberg, Goldin Auctions/Layon Sports Card Shop] Ken Goldin—Market Maker, Evangelist, Therapist—Is Cashing In on Priceless Pieces of Cardboard. Ken Goldin arrived at his office in Runnemede, N.J., at about 8:30 p.m. on March 6 and ordered a Philly cheesesteak with pizza sauce from Luigi’s restaurant. Goldin is a former triathlete and normally a health freak, but […]

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