First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Chronicles basketball cards

What: 2017-18 Panini Chronicles basketball cards
Arrives: Jan. 17
Box basics: Three autograph or memorabilia cards per three-pack box (10 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Panini offers a look at the newest crop of NBA rookies on a number of designs/brands from the recent past and present all in one place.

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Alvin Kamara’s impressive start intensifies after Saints make moves

It wasn’t the flashiest day in the NFL for rookies, but a slow-building superstar scenario might be happening with the New Orleans Saints with their recent trading of a future Hall of Famer.

Rookie RB Alvin Kamara put up his strongest game of the year so far in a 30-10 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday with 10 carries for 68 yards and a touchdown and six catches for 84 yards and a score.

He’s still sharing time with Mark Ingram — a seventh-year pro and former Heisman winner — but both have picked up steam since the Saints traded Adrian Peterson on Oct. 10. For the year, Kamara has 311 yards on 52 carries — Peterson had 37 on Sunday alone for the Cardinals — and 341 yards on 37 catches with a total of five TDs for the year.

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MLB All-Star uniforms & caps will have familiar but new looks

MLB’s All-Star caps and jerseys for this year’s festivities in Miami have been unleashed for the masses to consider purchasing and there’s one thing for sure.

There will be plenty of color on those Relic cards coming from Topps.

The warm-up jerseys for the American League, National League as well as the game jerseys for the World and U.S.A. rosters of the Futures Game will carry the familiar colors of the host Miami Marlins, while the caps will try something different this year.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (May 18)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Legendary maildays, NFL Draft scenarios, big pulls & more.

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These MLB Emoji Collection T-shirts should make your baseball fan 😊

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Major League Baseball‘s emoji push began late this season and you can tap into that action with the MLB.com Clubhouse app on iTunes. It’s loaded with emoji and gifs perfect for summing up your thoughts on the game without tying a single word.

But now you can take it a step further with the Emoji Collection T-shirts.

The aim? To make you 1f604.png.

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