Dad’s old sets: A look back at the sports cards of 1971

Gas was 40 cents a gallon. Stamps were 8 cents. The average monthly rent was about $150. A new house? In the Midwest, you could still snare a decent one for less than $25,000. A pack of sports cards cost pennies unless you could nab a 25-cent cello pack or a rack pack (54 cards for 39 cents!). …

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These are the best Tom Brady rookie cards

The secret has been out for a very long time, but it pops up every now and again to smack anyone in the face who might’ve forgotten: Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback of all-time. He’s fresh off a Super Bowl dismantling of the Kansas City Chiefs, winning his seventh ring. Brady is in a …

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Thinking outside the jersey: Now we’re looking at the coolest NFL relics

Now that this truncated baseball season is over and football is the only one of the four major North American sports that’s still in full swing, we thought it’d be a great time to revisit one of our favorite premises for an article. A few months ago, we wrote about some of the coolest relics …

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Five NFL players whose stock is way up since the start of the season

We’re right in that sweet spot of the NFL season. Six games in, we’re starting to separate the contenders from the pretenders. We’re seeing which rookies are going to make a first-year splash, and we’re watching all-timers build on their legacy. (Hello, Tom Brady.) It’s a fascinating place in terms of evaluating potential because we …

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