Posted on May 13, 2013 – 3:15 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Football, Hockey, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Collectibles, World Of Sports | 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
Beckett Updates, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Sports | 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, Beckett Updates, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Sports | 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
Beckett Updates, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Sports | 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
Beckett Updates, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Sports | 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 Updates, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Collectibles, World Of Sports | 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
Beckett Updates, Breaker Central, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Sports | 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
Beckett Updates, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Sports | 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
Beckett Updates, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Sports | 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
Beckett Updates, News Categories, Pop Culture News, World Of Sports | 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.
Posted on August 10, 2012 – 4:05 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | "Mean" Gene Okerlund, 1985 Topps WWF, 2012 Topps Heritage WWE, Doink The Clown, featured, John Cena, Kama Mustafa, Kelly Kelly, Papa Shango, Paul Bearer, Shawn Michaels, The Godfather, Topps, Vader, WrestleMania, WWE, WWF | Comments (11)
After a four-year rest, the Topps Heritage WWE line is back for another run at the world championship.
Posted on July 6, 2012 – 12:34 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | 2001 Fleer WWF Championship Clash Piece of the Champion, Chris Jericho, Fleer, memorabilia cards, Ted Irvine, WWE, WWF | Comments (8)
Sometimes, memorabilia cards can go wrong — and this Chris Jericho card from Fleer shows a potential example of how that can happen.
Posted on July 5, 2012 – 12:07 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | 2012 TRISTAR TNA TENacious, Angelina Love, Brooke Hogan, Chris Rock, Christy Hemme, Dennis Rodman, Eric Bischoff, Hulk Hogan, Jeff Hardy, Mickie James, Ric Flair, TNA, TNA Knockouts, Toby Keith, TRISTAR, WWE | Comments (3)
TRISTAR’s newest TNA IMPACT Wrestling card set will make its debut on Aug. 1 at the National Sports Collectors Convention.
Posted on June 13, 2012 – 3:31 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff, 2012 Topps WWE, A.J., Aksana, Alicia Fox, Barry Windham, Beth Phoenix, Chris Jericho, featured, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Harley Race, Kaitlyn, Kelly Kelly, Layla, Maxine, Natalya, Nikolai Volkoff, Road Warrior Animal, Terry Funk, Tito Santana, Triple H, Tully Blanchard, WWE, WWE Divas | Comments (12)
Topps is back in the wresting ring again.
Posted on April 3, 2012 – 4:07 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | Chief Jay Strongbow, Topps, wrestling, WWE, WWF | Comments (0)
WWE Hall of Famer Chief Jay Strongbow, a colorful and decorated performer during his nearly 50-year-career in professional wrestling died on Tuesday. He was 83.
Posted on January 11, 2012 – 1:56 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling | 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter, Allen & Ginter, Bill Madlock, Chihuahua, featured, Fred McGriff, Greg Maddux, Jim Bouton, Joey Chestnut, Junkyard Dog, Just For Fun!, Mo Vaughn, Orel Hershiser, Rex Hudler, Takeru Kobayashi, WWE | Comments (5)
Topps may have left some collectors howling on Wednesday when it teased one of the insert sets in its soon-to-be-announced 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball card set.
Posted on January 10, 2012 – 10:03 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Pro Wrestling | 2011 Topps WWE Classic, AJ, Brodus Clay, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, featured, Sheamus, Sin Cara, The Rock, Trish Stratus, WWE, WWE Divas | Comments (9)
Join Chris Olds as he rips into 10 retail packs of the newest wrestling card set from Topps, 2011 WWE Classic, in this latest installment of ripping retail.
Posted on September 30, 2011 – 11:56 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football, Pro Wrestling | 1980 Topps, 1986 Donruss, Jeremy Brown, Jose Canseco, Nick Swisher, Oakland A's, Rickey Henderson, WWE | Comments (0)
Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds breaks down a mailday of purchases made over the last few months on Checkoutmycards.com.
Posted on September 8, 2011 – 2:40 pm | Author: chrisolds
Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Non-Sports | 2011 ITG Canadiana, Bret Hart, Don Cherry, Emmanuelle Chriqui, featured, NHL, Pamela Anderson, Shania Twain, WWE | Comments (4)
Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Bryan Hornbeck as they rip into a box of 2011 ITG Canadiana cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.
Posted on August 26, 2011 – 3:59 pm | Author: tolentinotown
Beckett Updates | Bowman Draft Autographs, Charlie Sheen, featured, Kelly Kelly, Major League, Mickey Mantle, Obak football, Panini Americana, Press Pass Fanfare, Sports Card Commercial, Weekly Highlights, Wonderboy, WWE | Comments (0)
Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for Aug. 22 – Aug. 26.
Posted on July 20, 2011 – 10:20 am | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | 2011 Signature Impact, featured, Ken Anderson, Kurt Angle, Lisa Marie Varon, Mr. Anderson, Olympics, Ric Flair, Tara, The National, TNA Wrestling, TRISTAR, Victoria, WWE | Comments (0)
The Naitchonal, err National, Sports Collectors Convention got a little bit cooler following the announcement that TRISTAR will be bringing “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair to the show next month in Chicago as an autograph guest along with three other stars from TNA Wrestling.
Posted on June 24, 2011 – 3:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | 2011 Signature Impact, featured, Hulk Hogan, Jeff Hardy, pro wrestling, Ric Flair, TNA, TNA Wrestling, TRISTAR, WWE | Comments (1)
Signature Impact will be the rarest TRISTAR wrestling product ever released as there will be a mere 90 24-box cases made with each 20-pack hobby box packing three autograph cards, one memorabilia card, two parallels and one short-printed card of Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair or Sting.
Posted on June 23, 2011 – 5:59 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football, Pro Wrestling | baseball cards, Checkoutmycards.com, featured, football cards, MLB, Nick Swisher, Topps, wrestling cards, WWE | Comments (5)
Just what does Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds collect? A bit of everything … here’s a box of a few months’ of purchases off of Checkoutmycards.com ….
Posted on June 6, 2011 – 9:17 am | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | 2011 Topps WWE, featured, Topps, wrestling cards, WWE | Comments (3)
The 2011 Topps WWE set will include Sin Cara and plenty more inside when it arrives in early September packing an autograph and an event-used Relic card into every 24-pack hobby box.
Posted on May 22, 2011 – 6:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Pro Wrestling | autograph, Edge, The Miz, Undertaker, Undertaker autographs, WrestleMania, wrestling memorabilia, WWE | Comments (1)
WrestleMania’s arrival on DVD also marks the arrival of autographed Mania-used memorabilia plaques — aka one of those rare chances to own an autograph from the man who has never lost in 19 matches at the WWE’s premiere event.