Over 30 years after Karl Malone played in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona with the “Dream Team,” he has profited off of the sports event.
Jun 7, 2023
Legendary baseball memorabilia has recently gone up for auction. Fans of Jackie Robinson have the opportunity to purchase a glove that was worn by the Baseball Hall of Famer himself, according to TMZ.
Sep 19, 2022
Michael Jordan is arguably the greatest of all time, and a recent auction further added to the list of reasons why.
Sep 16, 2022
A Kobe Bryant sports memorabilia is set to hit the market and it could reportedly sell for over $1 million.
Jun 1, 2022
Winning seems to have become second nature for Drake. As AfroTech previously told you, the rapper has been placing his luck in the betting arena through a partnership with the online gambling platform Stake. He’s been reportedly raking in big wins playing roulette among other things. Now, it looks like he has immersed himself in another lucrative hobby, this time with trading cards. Drake joined sports card pioneer and founder Ken Goldin on Instagram Live. The duo opened ten cases of Flawless Basketball, Fleer, and Topps Chrome cards and appeared to be on the search for the triple Logoman, Michael Jordan, and Lebron James rookie cards, the post reveals. “@champagnepapi and I are on IG Live NOW ripping 10 cases of Flawless Basketball, some 1986 Fleer and 2003 Topps Chrome 🏀 Join us as we hunt for the triple Logoman, Jordan & Lebron rookies 🙏🏼 Much love to @dacardworld, @paniniamerica, and @cardporn for helping to make this epic day happen,” Ken Goldin wrote on Instagram. View this...
Mar 29, 2022
The untimely passing of Florence “Flo-Jo” Griffith Joyner was a tough loss in the sports industry, especially for her husband Al Joyner. In remembrance of his late wife, the track and field Olympian recently received a special surprise. Atlanta Black Star reports that “Storage Wars” host Rene Nezhoda gave Joyner the opportunity to buy back Flo-Jo’s memorabilia. After buying the rare items from the owner of Bargain Hunters thrift store, Nezhoda’s initial plan was to put the items up for auction. According to the TV star, many of Flo-Jo’s family members and friends reached out to him, which resulted in him ultimately making a deal with Joyner. “I want to be very clear. This is not charity; I am making a profit. Al knows what I paid for it and he is the only person that knows what I paid for it,” Nezhoda stated, according to Atlanta Black Star. “I told him the profit I want to make. It’s like a track runner, you want to win.” He added: “We worked out a deal where I can give it back to...
Mar 28, 2022
This Michael Jordan memorabilia is raking in the dough! The NBA legend continues to cause a scene, even well into retirement, after a game-worn patch card with his signature sold for a record-breaking $2.7 million. According to TMZ, the rare card is considered one of the greatest hoop cards ever made. It not only has the basketball star’s autograph, but also includes a swatch of the jersey worn by him during the 1992 NBA All-Star Game (There are only 23 copies of the card). “It makes sense that this card — and the innovative new designs and card styles that it spawned in the industry — is one of the most pivotal in our hobby,” said Ken Goldin, the president of Goldin Auctions who’s responsible for auctioning off the artifact. This is the first card to feature a signature and a piece of a game-worn jersey, which is why experts are calling it historic. Jordan first entered the league in 1984 as a Round 1, third overall pick by the Chicago Bulls, where he played until retiring with the...
Oct 12, 2021