Robert Edward Auctions, one of the world's leading specialty auction houses devoted exclusively to the sale of rare baseball cards, memorabilia and Americana, today announced that it has been selected to handle the sale of a Ty Cobb baseball card from what is considered to be the greatest find in the history of sportscard collecting as part of its Fall 2016 auction. The auction will include more than $5,000,000 worth of sportscards and memorabilia in total.
NBA LEAGUE PASS, which provides live out-of-market games to NBA fans, will offer a completely new way to watch basketball on mobile phones and tablets throughout the 2016-17 NBA season with the introduction of NBA Mobile View. The new NBA Mobile View meets the needs of today’s sports fan and their desire to consume content on the best screen available by providing a zoomed-in, tighter shot of the action that is optimized for the smaller screen size of mobile devices.
A new marketing campaign by Under Armour that debuts Monday buries Stephen Curry's story as being the product of his father, with a chip on his shoulder because of his size. It seeks to rid him of his previous nicknames and focuses on one thing: The loss, or as it's called in the ad, the "missed championship." With a bunch of kids providing an assist, Curry seeks to "Make That Old."
When I think about the Cleveland Indians I think about growing up on the Blackfeet Reservation in northwest Montana. I think about going out with my friends in the summer evenings to hit softballs and, when there weren't too many cars parked nearby, baseballs. And I think about a hat I wore all the time, sprung from that common mid-'90s mold, with a huge, grinning Wahoo stretched across the front. I was as much an Indians fan as you can be in a state where baseball isn't a thing, on a reservation where basketball is the only thing, at a time when professional sports on TV were not easily accessible.
Airing one hour earlier to avoid rain, Game 2 of the World Series was not quite as hot a draw as Game 1. Game 2 of the Cubs/Indians World Series scored an 11.3 overnight rating on FOX Wednesday night, up 22% from Mets/Royals last year (9.3), up 28% from Giants/Royals in 2014 (8.8), and the highest for the second game of the Fall Classic since Phillies/Yankees in 2009 (13.6).