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: Nothing but NFL, NFL and NFL today as we try to survive a Sunday without football. (Does the Pro Bowl count?)
The XFL will return in 2020 — but it won’t be like the short-lived football league from 2001.
Check out the announcement of its return below — it may not be what you think after you hear much of what’s planned for the new league. Immersive, interactive, reimagined, faster, simpler and family-friendly is what owner Vince McMahon promises from his $100 million venture.
And, after you check out the Q&A below (starts at 30-minute mark), check out our Buzz Poll questions below.
Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … and this is Hour 2.
The pack: 2001 Topps XFL football cards (hobby box)
The cost now: $15 The cost then: $1.99/pack, $47.76/box
The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.
What’s Buzzing Today: This was the XFL, Kris Bryant Rookie Cards, 2017 Topps, Star Wars breaks & plenty more.
Rashaan Salaam, the winner of the Heisman Trophy as the top college football player in the country back in 1994, died on Monday and was found in a park in Boulder, Colo. He was 42.
The former Colorado Buffaloes star rushed for 2,055 yards and 24 touchdowns in his final college season before playing four years in the NFL. The Chicago Bears took him with the 21st pick in the 1995 NFL Draft and as a rookie he rushed for 1,074 yards and 10 touchdowns. He added just 610 yards and three scores the remainder of his career, which ended as a member of the Cleveland Browns in 1999.