Breaking News: Panini America Announces Long-Term Agreement with NFL, NFLPA

Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today that it has reached a long-term agreement with the National Football League and NFL PLAYERS granting the company domestic and international rights for up to 18 product releases annually. “We’re pleased to continue our relationship with the NFL and the NFLPA,” said Panini America CEO Mark Warsop. “The…

Panini America Previews the 2012 AstroTurf NFLPA Collegiate Bowl “Player-Only” Set

This afternoon inside the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, 100 of college football's top draft-eligible juniors and seniors will take the field for the premiere AstroTurf NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. But it's likely that the real highlight for most players -- including University of Miami quarterback Jacory Harris and LSU quarterback Jarrett Lee -- will arrive before the game even kicks…

Panini America, NFL PLAYERS Bring Back Popular Player of the Day Hobby Promotion

The Panini America NFL Player of the Day promotion, annually one of the most popular and successful hobby shop promotions in the country, returns this season for the 12th consecutive year with participation from more than 500 hobby shops across the U.S. Hobby shops will have until November 30 to complete the month-long promotion. For a list of participating shops…

Panini America Rookie Premiere Interview: NFL PLAYERS President Keith Gordon

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEmI8ym9rKE&w=565&h=454] Late Saturday afternoon at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, NFL PLAYERS President Keith Gordon sat down with Panini America's Tracy Hackler to discuss, among other things, the importance of the Rookie Premiere, the most important function of NFL PLAYERS and the dreaded NFL lockout. Oh, Gordon also identified his three most prized collectibles -- and you'll never guess what one of them is.

Panini America Teams with NFL PLAYERS for Rookie Debut at the 2011 NFL Draft

  Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company and the exclusive trading card partner of the 2011 NFL Draft, announced today that it has joined as a sponsor of this week’s NFL PLAYERS Rookie Debut in New York City. The event, now in its second year, kicks off Thursday and will be attended by more than 20 of…