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Jermaine Dye discusses his favorite baseball cards – and the weirdest thing he’s ever signed

By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Jermaine Dye returned to his second home this weekend. Bring a World Series title to Chicago for the first time in 88 years, and you’re bound to make some new friends. Dye led the White Sox to the championship in 2005, winning MVP honors in a four-game sweep of [...]

At the National: 23 memorable Michael Jordan items

By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Michael Jordan still stands tall in Chicago. Jordan reigned over basketball and the hobby during the 1980s and 1990s, leading the Bulls to six championships. Jordan’s greatness, charisma and collectibility continue to spark hobby innovation. Air Jordan’s legacy emerges on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention. This [...]

At the National: Day 1 highlights

The National Sports Collectors Convention opened Wednesday, giving hobbyists a chance to look at priceless cards and memorabilia – and pick up some special items, too. Here’s a recap from the Beckett team.

NSCC Notebook: Catching up on what’s going on at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention

This year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is just two weeks away for non-VIP ticket-buyers. Here’s a rundown of what’s new from the announcements for the show.

Beckett Covers cards return at National Sports Collectors Convention

The Beckett Covers promo cards will return at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention that starts two weeks from today in Chicago.

Pulling with everyday people: Threadless HQ

Beckett Media’s Andrew Tolentino pays a visit to Threadless headquarters in Chicago to talk about the collectibility of T-shirts over a few boxes of trading cards.

Voices from the show (Extended): Marcus Hall

Collector and Second City conservatory student Marcus Hall stops by The National to discuss the show and open a box of Topps Triple Threads Football for the camera.

Ongoing gallery: Day five at the NSCC

Beckett media’s final ongoing gallery from day five at the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention.

It has begun: NSCC coverage begins today

A Beckett prelude to the NSCC news to come.

Tip Sheet: Five ways to enjoy The National from afar

Five ways to keep up with The National without actually going to The National …

Panini presents puck-lover prizes for the National

Panini recently stepped up to show off its event-exclusive hockey cards for those making the trek to next week’s National Sports Collectors Convention. I

Panini previews VIP pulls for The National

Panini reveals its presence in the National Sports Collectors Convention VIP package