Short Notice: Panini America Identifies SPs in 2017 Contenders Optic Football

Panini America's 2017 Contenders Optic Football wasted precious little time in making its mark on the collectibles landscape when it arrived with considerable pomp and circumstance earlier this month. The Optichrome-enhanced sibling of 2017 Contenders Football has spent the three weeks since carving its own niche in the football category. It's also created its fair share of SP curiosities. That's…

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2017 Contenders Optic Football

Tomorrow, Panini America's burgeoning Optichrome revolution continues in a major way when the popular Optic technology meets the fabled Contenders Football brand for the all-new 2017 Contenders Optic Football. Boasting a bevy of hard-signed gems from the 2017 rookie class and a rainbow array of Prizm parallels, the product provides a powerful addition to the company's late-season football roster. Yesterday…

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Four Early Boxes of 2017 Limited Football

Football collectors across the country got a special sneak peek at Panini America's 2017 Limited Football last week during the Rookie Closeout (held in conjunction with the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl) when Cardsmith Breaks, KT Authentics and Ultimate Box Breaks conducted a special preview event live from the Panini America Player Suite. Tomorrow, previews will make way for reviews as 2017…

Short Report: Panini America Reveals More SPs, SSPs in 2017 Contenders Football

Panini America’s ballyhooed 2017 Contenders Football arrived in hobby shops three weeks ago today to a ready-and-waiting collector base that has spent the days since in a wrapper-ripping, Rookie Ticket-revealing frenzy. That’s certain to continue in the weeks ahead as the many Contenders completists work on building their sets, with one eye always on the set’s various variations and short prints. A few weeks…

Short Report: Panini America Reveals More SPs, SSPs in 2017 Contenders Football

Panini America’s ballyhooed 2017 Contenders Football arrived in hobby shops two weeks ago today to a ready-and-waiting collector base that has spent the last week in a wrapper-ripping, Rookie Ticket-revealing frenzy. That’s certain to continue in the weeks ahead as the many Contenders completists work on building their sets, with one eye always on the set’s various variations and short prints. Last week we…

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of 2017 Phoenix Football

Tomorrow in hobby shops across North America, Phoenix will rise again. Panini America's 2017 Phoenix Football, the company's second annual launch under the Phoenix brand, releases tomorrow with a new Optichrome card stock (think Prizm Football without the etching), perhaps even more striking color combinations than last season, and robust memorabilia and autograph checklists prominently featuring this season's top rookies.…

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Open Six Early Boxes of 2017 Origins Football

Another new-release Wednesday is now just hours away, which means were just about finished setting the table for tomorrow's arrival of 2017 Origins Football. Yesterday's expansive Quality Control Gallery went a long way in whetting the collective appetite for the highly anticipated follow-up to last season's inaugural Origins Football release. Today, we're taking you card by card through a few…

As 2017 MLB Draft Arrives, Panini America Showcases Key Cards of Top Picks

This evening in Secaucus, N.J., the 2017 MLB Draft will get underway as baseball welcomes its next class of future stars into the fold. Tonight's activities will feature the first round, Competitive Balance Round A, second round and Competitive Balance Round B. The draft's remaining 38 rounds will take place Tuesday and Wednesday. But the primary focus will be placed…

Four Years Later, First Autograph Cards of Cody Bellinger are Heating Up the Hobby

Almost four years before Los Angeles Dodgers rookie outfielder Cody Bellinger became an everyday starter in late April and immediately started ripping the cover off the ball, he caught the eye of Panini America officials. They tabbed the then-18-year-old Bellinger to sign autographs for inclusion in the company's 2013 Elite Extra Edition Baseball product. Fast forward to today and we find Bellinger…

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Boxes of 2016-17 Gold Standard Basketball

Even after all these years, the act of merely opening a pack of Panini America's Gold Standard Basketball product feels like a decadent exercise. Ripping off the cellophane seems normal enough, but when you slide open the gold-brick packaging to find a golden-wrapped pack lying majestically in its golden pocket, well, the vibe seems to grow more . . . golden.…
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