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Posted on March 7, 2014 – 9:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Pro Wrestling | 2014 topps WWE, A.J. Lee, CM Punk, Eva Marie, John Cena, Randy Orton, Summer Rae, Topps, Total Divas, WrestleMania, wrestling cards, WWE, WWE cards, WWE Divas, Zeb Colter | Comments (1)
Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a blaster box of 2014 Topps WWE cards in this latest Ripping Retail video.
Posted on January 17, 2014 – 5:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | 2014 WWE Chrome, autographs, Topps, WWE, WWE autographs, WWE Divas | Comments (2)
Topps is reviving a tag-team that’s not been done in more than a half-decade for its next wrestling card release.
Posted on January 15, 2014 – 1:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett 20 Questions, Boxing, Golf, MMA, Multisport, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | Allen & Ginter, BBM, brock lesnar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Fist-ograph, goodwin champions, Japanese baseball, Jimmie Johnson, Leaf, Lolo Jones, Lorena Ochoa, Masahiro Tanaka, Miesha Tate, MMA, Muhammad Ali, NASCAR, NPB, Panini America, Pele, soccer, Sonya Thomas, sumo, Topps, UFC, Upper Deck, Winter Olympics, wrestling, WWE | Comments (3)
Majority rules. That might be the best way to describe the sports card landscape and collecting habits these days. The sports that the most people like get the most attention and the most products.
Posted on December 10, 2013 – 6:12 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Football, Golf, Hockey, Multisport, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | autograph ettiquette, autograph pens, autographs, Classic, Dallas Cowboys, Emmitt Smith, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Namath, John Lennon, Kurt Cobain, music autographs, Pro Line, Score Board, Shaquille O'Neal, Tom Brady, Topps, Troy Aikman, TTM autographs, Ty Murray, Vince McMahon, WWE, Yoenis Cespedes | Comments (9)
For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’ll once again be taking a look at autographs. Among the selections, of course, will be 20 Questions. We want to know what you think.
Posted on November 11, 2013 – 3:18 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Boxing, Football, Hockey, Multisport, Pro Wrestling, Soccer | Amy Purdy, Broder, Dream Team, Impel, Jim Abbott, Jim McKay, Lindsey Vonn, Lolo Jones, Mark McGwire, Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Olympics, Panini America, Sochi, Topps, Upper Deck, USA Baseball, USA Basketball, USA Football, USA Hockey, USA Soccer, Winter Olympics, WWE | Comments (8)
With all of the collecting potential to be found with the latest arrival sporting the Red, White and Blue on cardboard, we figured it was time for another 20 Questions.
Posted on October 1, 2013 – 2:40 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | Kane, McFarlane Toys, Undertaker, World Wrestling Entertainment, wrestling memorabilia, wrestling statues, WWE, WWE ICON, WWE Raw | Comments (0)
World Wrestling Entertainment and McFarlane Toys are now tag-team partners.
Posted on September 27, 2013 – 6:04 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | 2014 topps WWE, A.J. Lee, Shawn Michaels, Steve Austin, Topps, wrestling, wrestling cards, WWE, WWE Divas | Comments (2)
The lone licensee of World Wrestling Entertainment trading cards offered the first looks and details of its 2014 Topps WWE cards on Friday with the newest wave of superstars, Divas, legends and more set for a Feb. 28 release.
Posted on June 25, 2013 – 2:58 pm | Author: chrisolds
Just for Fun, Pro Wrestling | A.J. Lee, C.M. Punk, Daniel Bryan, John Cena, Kane, Ryback, Sheamus, WWE, WWEShop.com | Comments (0)
The Bleacher Creatures aren’t just for baseball, football, basketball and hockey stars now.
Posted on June 7, 2013 – 3:15 pm | Author: chrisolds
Non-Sports | 2013 Topps Best of WWE, 2013 Topps Best of WWE checklist, AJ Lee, John Cena, Topps, WWE | Comments (2)
Topps’ next World Wrestling Entertainment card set will be upping the ante while recapping the best of the year.
Posted on May 24, 2013 – 12:52 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Pro Wrestling | autograph collecting, autographs, Gilbraltar Trade Center, WWE | Comments (5)
Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds as he checks out what he got in the mail from GibraltarTrade.com/store while exploring a perhaps-overlooked area of autograph collecting — buying via show promoters online.
Posted on May 13, 2013 – 3:15 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Boxing, Football, Hockey, MMA, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | 1991 Pro Line, 1993 Maxx, Barry Bonds, Beckett Sports Card Monthly Families Issue, Bobby Bowden, brothers in sports, Cal Ripken Jr., college football, Eli Manning, families in sports, Father's Day, Gina Carano, Gordie Howe, Jose Canseco, Karl Malone, Ken Griffey Jr, Kobe Bryant parents, Lisa Leslie, Mia Hamm, Mike Ditka, MLB twins, Peyton Manning, Richard Petty, top families in sports, Vince McMahon, WWE | Comments (8)
Explore the family ties that go along with sports and collecting and take a look at some of the notable fathers, sons, mothers and daughters who share cardboard with us all.
Posted on April 6, 2013 – 6:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | AJ Lee, Alberto Del Rio, Big E Langston, Big Show, Bob Backlund, Booker T, Brie Bella, brock lesnar, Brodus Clay, Bruno Sammartino, Cameron, Chris Jericho, CM Punk, Cody Rhodes, Damien Sandow, Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler, Donald Trump, Fandango, Jack Swagger, John Cena, Johnny Curtis, Kane, Mark Henry, Mick Foley, Naomi, Nikki Bella, Randy Orton, Ryback, Sheamus, Tensai, The Miz, The Rock, The Shield, Triple H, Trish Stratus, Undertaker, Wade Barrett, World Wrestling Entertainment, WrestleMania 29, Wrestlemania 29 results, wrestlemania predictions, Wrestlemania results, WWE, WWE Hall of Fame | Comments (11)
There’s only one wrestling card that matters Sunday — who’s facing who at WrestleMania — but we’ve taken a look at the competitors’ cardboard stats on Beckett.com to give you a tale of the tape for each match.
Posted on March 31, 2013 – 12:53 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball, Pro Wrestling | Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, CM Punk, He-Man, Hello Kitty, Jeremy Lin, John Cena, Kill Bill, KISS, LeBron James, NBA, Ozzy Osbourne, Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino, Rocky, Scarface, SDCC, Steve Austin, The Beatles, The Big Lebowski, The Hangover, The Ramones, The Rock, The Wizard of Oz, WWE | Comments (2)
Lynnwood, Wash.-based Funko is readying its second offering of Pop! Sports vinyl toys coming in late summer — and it’s adding to a massive list of options for fans of movies, TV and pop culture.
Posted on March 29, 2013 – 6:12 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | 2013 Topps WWE, A.J. Lee, box breaks, brock lesnar, CM Punk, Paul Heyman, Ripping Retail, WrestleMania, WWE, WWE Divas | Comments (1)
Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds as he rips into some 2013 Topps WWE packs in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.
Posted on March 8, 2013 – 10:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | Championship Collection, TNA, Topps, TRISTAR, WWE | Comments (2)
Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a 20-pack repack of nothing but pro wrestling cards in this latest Ripping Retail.
Posted on December 20, 2012 – 5:34 pm | Author: chrisolds
Beckett 20 Questions, Boxing, Golf, MMA, Multisport, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | CFL, Danica Patrick, featured, Japanese baseball, Leaf, Lolo Jones, NASCAR, Olympics, Panini America, PGA, Tiger Woods, Topps, UFC, Upper Deck, WWE, XFL | Comments (22)
In the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’ll take a look at those sports that don’t normally get as much attention — racing, MMA, soccer, boxing, Olympic sports, wrestling, tennis, rodeo and more.
Posted on November 28, 2012 – 10:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Pro Wrestling | 1985 Topps WWF, 2012 Topps Heritage WWE, C.M. Punk, John Cena, The Rock, Topps, Trish Stratus, WWE, WWE Divas | Comments (3)
Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into some 2012 Topps Heritage WWE packs in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.
Posted on November 20, 2012 – 5:33 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | 2013 Topps WWE, AJ Lee, John Cena, Topps, WWE | Comments (4)
The march to WrestleMania XXIX on April 7 will include cards.
Posted on November 1, 2012 – 9:22 pm | Author: chrisolds
Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling | collectable toys, Hulk Hogan, Jakks Pacific, M.U.S.C.L.E., S.L.U.G. Zombies, toys, WWE, zombies | Comments (8)
Imagine my amusement when, during a post-work toy store run Thursday, I saw a new, similarly odd kind of new toy … one that reminded me of an old favorite and one that turns out to be in pretty high demand.
Posted on September 10, 2012 – 11:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | 2005 Topps WWE Heritage, Jerry "The KIng" Lawler, Jerry Lawler, Jerry Lawler autographs, Jerry Lawler collapses, Jerry Lawler memorabilia, Monday Night Raw, Topps, WWE | Comments (2)
Memphis wrestling legend Jerry “The King” Lawler, a WWE Hall of Famer and announcer during Raw telecasts since the late-1990s collapsed at ringside Monday night during the live broadcast in Montreal.