The Todd Gurley Snitch Was A Spiteful Memorabilia Dealer

Georgia on Thursday suspended superstar tailback Todd Gurley indefinitely, pending, in its own words, "an ongoing investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules." By multiple accounts, Gurley is alleged to have received money from at least one memorabilia dealer for signing autographs. A series of emails… » 10/10/14 1:17pm 10/10/14 1:17pm

Auction House Offering $1 Million For Signed Black Sox Confessions

The sports auction house Leland's announced on Thursday that it was willing to pay $1 million for the signed confessions of the eight Chicago White Sox accused of throwing the 1919 World Series, which the heavily-favored Sox lost to the Cincinnati Reds. The only problem is, they might not exist. » 7/21/13 9:56am 7/21/13 9:56am

Dale Murphy Once Got A Lame Autograph From Richard Nixon

Yesterday, former Atlanta Braves star and beloved-by-the-internet old dude Dale Murphy decided to celebrate President's Day by showing his Twitter followers a picture of one of his prized pieces of memorabilia: a baseball with Richard Nixon's autograph on it. The autograph reads, "To Dale Murphy, from one of his… » 2/19/13 4:40pm 2/19/13 4:40pm

Curt Schilling Is Selling His Bloody Sock—But Not That Bloody Sock

Heritage Auctions has posted a preview of an eagerly awaited lot—a bloodstained sock worn by Curt Schilling as he pitched through injury to lead the Red Sox to their first World Championship in 86 years. But before you go taking out a second mortgage, know that this isn't the one from Game 6 of the ALCS, when… » 1/17/13 11:35am 1/17/13 11:35am

Cam Newton Is Charging For Autographs. The Horror!

If you're getting ready to judge an athlete for something they said or did, take a breath. Are you outraged because their actions were morally indefensible? Or are you outraged because a columnist says you should be outraged? Because it's a columnist's job to read the paper and find something to get outraged about.… » 7/13/12 11:30am 7/13/12 11:30am

Pucks, Lies, And Videotape: Where Is The Kings' Stanley-Cup-Winning…

The last puck of the Stanley Cup Finals: an important relic, timeless for the player who gets to keep it as a souvenir of the greatest achievement of his profession life, yet strangely secondary. In the rush to celebrate the final horn, not a single member of the Kings gave a thought to that little rubber disc. Not… » 6/29/12 11:05am 6/29/12 11:05am

Oh Look, Another Way To Exploit College Athletes

Head over to and bid on all your favorite gameworn ducks jerseys. Really love LaMichael James? Purchase his jersey from the night he broke the school's rushing record, and own a reminder of all the great times he provided you and Oregon. And of course, none of your money will actually go to James. » 4/25/12 2:00pm 4/25/12 2:00pm

The Entire Kingdome Visitors' Dugout Is Available On eBay

If you have $7,500 burning a hole in your pocket, 80 uninterrupted feet of unused wall space, and a wife you're not that attached to, this might be the perfect eBay auction for you. The original Kingdome visitors' dugout is up for sale, for anyone who wants to sit in the assprints of all the great MLB players who… » 4/23/12 2:25pm 4/23/12 2:25pm

The San Francisco Giants Are Selling Their Old, Game-Used Stuff

Starting with today's home opener, the San Francisco Giants will be selling game-used equipment to fans inside AT&T Park. Home/road jerseys, balls, batting helmets, bats, pitching rubbers, and even empty champagne bottles from the 2010 World Series celebration will be offered for sale at a special pavilion in the… » 4/13/12 1:20pm 4/13/12 1:20pm