Card shop owner murdered in St. Louis

Police say they have arrested and released two people in the shooting death Tuesday of Kenneth McClure, 57, a St. Louis comic book shop owner. Police said Thursday that officers arrested a man, 32, and a woman, 25, of St. Louis about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, and presented the case to the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office. Police arrested the pair, applied for warrants for first-degree murder and released them while prosecutors review the case. Read More

Iverson selling personal items on eBay

The one-time NBA superstar, armed with plenty of raw talent but sometimes unable to fit into a team concept, has apparently partnered with someone to sell game-worn memorabilia and autographs via eBay. Allen Iverson signed jerseyA Newport News, Va. seller with the ID IversonAuthentic3 is currently offering signed game-worn shoes, warmups, autographed photos and other items through an eBay store. Read More

Dreams Inc enjoying big uptick in sales

Dreams  Inc., parent company of Pro Sports Memorabilia, FansEdge, Mounted Memories and other licensed sports product businesses based says its e-commerce operations took in $1.5 million of orders on the first Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday, up 78.5% from the same day a year ago. Read More

Vick among impressive signing list at Philly Show

One of the hobby’s longest running sports card shows is back this weekend. The Philly Show, a fixture in eastern Pennsylvania since 1975, sets up shop at the Valley Forge Convention Center Dec. 3-5. Among the autograph signers is Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Michael Vick. Read More

Collect.com Auctions sale extended one week

Collect.com Auctions is pushing back the deadline for bidding for its Sports & Americana Auction No. 6 one week to Thursday, December 9 due to mailing delays with the printed auction catalog. Bidding will close at 10 EST on
Dec. 9 with all of the same bidding rules. We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused. Any questions, call 888-463-3063 or e-mail auctions@collect.com. Read More