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Boxed Set BOOM: Donruss The Rookies Baseball Sets of the 1980s and ’90s

[Beckett] Remember the boxed set boom of the 1980s and early 1990s? It was all the fun of baseball card collecting without the hassle of opening packs and wondering who you were going to pull. Alright, so maybe it’s not hard to see why they fell by the wayside… Still, while most of those sets […]

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Crypto.com Will Run Its First Super Bowl Ad Amid Marketing Blitz

[Wallstreet Journal] The cryptocurrency platform is seeking to become a top consumer brand with sponsorships, ad pushes and a big naming rights deal Singapore-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com will run its first Super Bowl commercial in February as it seeks to become a household name. It is the latest in a string of moves from Crypto.com […]

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Tom Brady trades 1 bitcoin for his 600th touchdown ball

[MarketWatch, Getty Images] Fan who caught the ball after a Tampa Bay receiver tossed it into the seats gets about $100,000 in gifts in exchange for the ball, but a collectibles expert says the football could be worth $500,000 Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is giving a fan one bitcoin BTCUSD in exchange for his 600th […]

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NBA lands first cryptocurrency sponsorship with Coinbase

[CNBC, Getty Images] NBA agreed to a sponsorship deal with Coinbase.Terms of the deal were not provided, but Coinbase will get WNBA, NBA G League and USA Basketball branding.The National Basketball Association is preparing  for its 75th anniversary on Tuesday. But it also increased its presence in the cryptocurrency space as it braces for the […]

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BECKETT SPORTS CARD HOT / COLD – OCTOBER 16, 2021

[Beckett] Welcome to another autumn 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. If you look out the window, there’s a good chance that the leaves are changing color, rain might be falling and […]

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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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