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Does ESPN’s Cleveland Issue get collectors and The National wrong … or right?

ESPN The Magazine’s “Cleveland Issue” — a magazine that (oddly) features Derek Jeter on its cover — explores what makes Cleveland rock … as well as the recent National Sports Collectors Convention.

At the National: Busting packs with Jobu and other NSCC superstars at the ballpark

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds took Jobu and a few of his friends to the ballpark on Friday night … you can find them all in his Cleveland-focused and National Sports Collectors Convention-only packs ripped in the stands of Progressive Field after a dominating 12-2 Indians win over the Texas Rangers.

On the breaker beat at the NSCC — five basics we should know

CLEVELAND | The pointed end of a box-cutter slices through the packing tape on a case of 2014 Bowman Platinum. The master box is turned upside down and out tumble 12 brand-new sealed boxes of the latest baseball product to hit the shelves.

Views from the floor: Simple sights from the National Sports Collectors Convention

CLEVELAND | Day 2 of the National Sports Collectors Convention — the first full day of the show — was a whirlwind of showmanship, enjoyment and, well, shredding of wax and wheeling and dealing between dealers and collectors that is the show of all shows for sports fans.

The National remains the show of all sports shows

You’ll see what you would have never imagined finding at the NSCC.

Box Busters at the National: 2014 Topps Mini baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he ventures to the Topps booth on the first day of the National Sports Collectors Convention to rip a 2014 Topps Mini box.

Beckett Covers cards: Get ‘em while you can at the National Sports Collectors Convention

Beckett Media has it covered — and it all starts today.

Playing Favorites at the NSCC … Part 1

Chatter Up veterans Richard and Melissa Hardy are attending their first National Sports Collectors Convention and caught up with Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds to talk about their favorites and more before a session of Pack Wars on the show floor.

Panini Unveils Multi-Sport Redemption Program and VIP Set for the National

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Panini America has given collectors a small glimpse into their plans for the upcoming 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland, Ohio and they will be focusing on the hottest rookies around in addition to today’s brightest stars. It all begins with a special treat for VIP attendees […]

Beckett 20 Questions on … Cleveland and the National Sports Collectors Convention

We’re curious about what you know about Cleveland, so here are the latest 20 questions all with an NSCC or Cleveland-centric twist.

Family’s love of collectibles turns into a family business

Chuck Whisman’s home was filled with trading cards and memorabilia. Even his young daughters would comment on how their dining room table was completely hidden by the goods.

NSCC Pack Wars: Olds vs. kids for 2013 Topps Minis … PART 2

What happens when Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds takes on kids in Pack Wars on the floor of the National Sports Collectors Convention?

NSCC Box Busters: 2013 Bowman Inception baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2013 Bowman Inception that he won as part of the Topps Q&A session after Day 3 of the the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Oyo SportsToys heads to The National with projects for kids, free limited-edition figures

Oyo SportsToys hopes it can build a little fun into the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Your Turn: What would your one-item National Sports Collectors Convention want list include?

If you could find a single item or card — and only one — at The National what would it be?

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.

Panini lands Yasiel Puig for autograph deal that includes appearance during National

Puig goes to Panini.

Yasiel Puig highlights Leaf’s National Sports Collection Convention redemption

Los Angeles Dodgers sensation Yasiel Puig is the star of Leaf’s six-card redemption set.

Upper Deck makes plans for the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention

Upper Deck has a number of plans for the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention.

National Sports Collectors Convention planned for next six years, headed back to Atlantic City

Officials at the NSCC have the location set for the next six years

Stars set to sign at National Sports Collectors Convention (complete lineup & start fees listed)

More than 90 stars from several sports will be on hand during The National to sign during various times for the five-day show.

Beckett 20 Questions on … The National

This year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is less than two months away and that means card companies and collectors already are preparing for the biggest showcase of the year.

Olympic Pavilion returns to National Sports Collectors Convention

The Olympic Pavilion is returning the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago this summer.

AT THE NATIONAL: A post-show mega-gallery

It’s just a small glimpse at much of what was seen at the show.

Panini VIP event offers experience beyond show

Panini America’s VIP party on Aug. 4 showed how a bit more might be possible in the hobby — as the company put on a show beyond the card show during the NSCC weekend.