Tag Archives: CLC

Beckett 20 Questions on … college cardboard

School ties are seemingly everywhere on cardboard from the past and present. Now they’re the focus here for our latest 20 Questions …

College ties among baseball highlights in Panini’s National show wrapper redemption program

00000 By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor When the Panini America wrapper redemption program kicks into gear at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago on July 29, there will be plenty of familiar names inside the packs. Jameis Winston, Russell Wilson, Kris Bryant, Matt Harvey and plenty more will be found in […]

Contenders Draft Picks variations revealed

Panini America has released its first collegiate product of the year with Contenders Draft Picks.

First Look: 2015 Elite baseball cards

00000 By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor After cameos as inserts in Donruss brands the last two years, Elite is back as a standalone product. Panini America revealed the first details and preview images for 2015 Elite on Wednesday night, a 200-card set that will arrive on June 17 with the traditional names and […]

Upper Deck responds to CLC exclusive with Panini

Upper Deck issued the following reaction to the news that Panini America had signed an exclusive deal with the Collegiate Licensing Company on Thursday. It had held a CLC exclusive since 2010, which runs through March. The statement echoes the previous comments from the company about the changes to the CLC card landscape.

Fab 5: Interesting Press Pass sets from the past

It’s the end of an era.

Top 10: Alabama football fans who need an auto

Here’s my list of 10 Alabama superfans or famous grads who would be cool certified autographs to find in packs.

College licensing deals offer glimpse into game

It seems that some schools are finding it advantageous to ink their own deals instead of working via the CLC, which represents nearly 200 top schools and coordinates their merchandising efforts. It also seems Panini is very determined to become a major player in the college cardboard market.

Upper Deck issues statement on CLC status

Upper Deck’s exclusive card license with the Collegiate Licensing Company that began in 201o will remain in place into next year, the company said in a statement Friday — a response to the news that Panini America had signed a trading card agreement with three major universities.

Panini signs deal with three universities

Panini America is going back to school.

Box Busters: 2014 UD Conference Greats

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Upper Deck Conference Greats in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2011 Exquisite Collection football

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2011 Exquisite Collection boxes from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Ripping Retail: 2012 Upper Deck football cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a 2012 Upper Deck football blaster box in this latest episode of Ripping Retail in advance of The College Issue of the magazine.

Panini: We’re making Elite Extra Edition this year

As the rumors continue to swirl regarding baseball licensing news — whether a card company will be awarded some type of license by the MLB Players Association — Panini America announced a little something on Tuesday night during the Midsummer Classic.