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  1. And so the merry-go-round spins........

    On Monday, Pete Carroll resigned as coach of the University of Southern California (USC) to return to the NFL as coach of the Seattle Seahawks, hoping to restore some credibility to that franchise after Seattle went 5-11 in 2009.

    The ink was barely dry on Carroll's contract when USC chose his replacement. Lane Kiffin, a former Carroll assistant, bolted Tennessee to return to Cali, this after doing what most of these modern day vagabond coaches do, make promises to his recruits that ...
  2. Next up, Grading - Basics

    by , 01-13-2010 at 11:56 PM (The, sometimes weekly, hopefully monthly Dose)
    I see A LOT of questions regarding grading and the various companies. While all grading is subjective by nature, and there have been instances where forgers-scammers and/or big money have in fact duped EVERY single authenticator(Crooks, Greed bring forth this ability)
    The companies and their services have a place and merit some consideration. Signature authentication, *Reproductions, *Reprints and a safeguard with the buyback policy

    #1)SGC Sportscard Guaranty- Great service ...

    Updated 09-03-2013 at 06:24 PM by meuandthelot

    Tips,Tricks, How to's & why not's
  3. Joining SCF

    Finding SCF

    Just from watching a video on one day, on Youtube, posted by TannieS (here on SCF) I was introduced to, and card collecting. Before that, I was just interseted in playing hockey, watching hockey and going to a couple of autograph sessions. But now with school being very long, and boring, I can reward myself with a couple of hours on SCF everyday. The day isn't as depressing and long!.

    Updated 09-12-2010 at 09:53 PM by MasonRaymond0320

  4. 1/5 - 1/12 Mailweek

    Not a bad mail week this past week. I brought in 29 new Pudge cards via trades and eBay to get me ever closer to 1200 total different.

    Also 14 new Mike Young's including 4 refractors, 2 X-fractors, and an '09 Spectrum Blue Jersey. This put me well over the 100 mark for different Mike Young cards.

    Other stuff:
    Lot of 67 '08 Documentary Rangers (including 16 Kinsler's, 15 Hamilton's, and 6 Young's).
    2003 Sweet Spot Signatures Bat Barrel Hank Blalock #'rd ...
  5. Best Hobby Additions of 2009

    2009 is now in the books and I am happy to say that it has truly been an amazing hobby year for me! Thinking back on the last 12 months, here are the top 10 additions to my PC.

    10. Patrick Roy / Carey Price Heroes and Prospects He Shoots He scores /20

    9. Martin Brodeur/Vincent Lecavalier UD Black Game Night Ticket 5/5
    My second favorite ...