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The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Totally Certified Basketball
January 01, 2016
Panini America’s first predominantly international release of the 2015-16 NBA collecting season arrives next Wednesday and when it does, longtime fans of the fabled Totally Certified... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Chris Davis, Jimmy Butler, More
January 01, 2016
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Contenders Football (100+ Pics)
December 31, 2015
It’s ironic, really, that one of the NFL’s most iconic trading card releases year in and year out bears the name “Contenders.” After all, it’s so much more than a contender every single... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Elite Extra Edition Baseball (99 Pics)
December 30, 2015
Since its inception, Panini America’s Elite Extra Edition Baseball franchise has been nothing less than a baseball prospector’s dream release brimming with autographs of the game’s... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Boxes of 2015-16 Court Kings Basketball
December 29, 2015
As the clock ticks down to these final hours of what we hope has been a phenomenal 2015 for you, we can’t help but be excited for everything 2016 has in store for us. But before we... [ continued ]
 
Schulte Sports Bringing “FanFest Presented By Panini” to 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
December 29, 2015
Schulte Sports, Inc., a full-service sports marketing and public relations agency, recently announced that it has been retained by the National Football League Players Association... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Court Kings Basketball (100+ Pics)
December 28, 2015
Panini America is doing its part to send out 2015 with a bright, colorful, artistic bang on Wednesday with the release of the highly anticipated 2015-16 Court Kings Basketball. Annually... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It?’ Weekend Back with Court Kings, Crown Royale Prizes
December 26, 2015
It’s been almost a month since we conducted our last edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance, but with the holiday buzz still in full swing this weekend, it’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Sutter, Correa and More
December 25, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Christmas Eve Peek at 2015 National Treasures Baseball
December 24, 2015
It may indeed be Christmas Eve, but there’s still a lot left to be done for most of us before Santa Claus comes tonight. Some of us are scurrying around town finishing up last-minute... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Into Three 2015 USA Baseball Box Sets
December 23, 2015
We say this every year at about this time and every year, it seems more apt: As far as box sets go, you’d be hard-pressed to find one that packs a more powerful punch — in terms of... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Early Boxes of 2015 Immaculate College
December 22, 2015
Twas three days before Christmas and all through the shop, college collectors couldn’t wait for Immaculate to drop. (OK, enough of that.) What I mean to say is this: Panini America’s... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Immaculate College (42 Must-See Pics)
December 21, 2015
With bowl season underway and all eyes looking toward the pivotal College Football Playoff matchups, Panini America is about to give the college trading card market a huge boost in... [ continued ]
 
Gallery: Panini America Takes Uncut Look at 2015 Select Soccer Camo Prizms Insert
December 20, 2015
Collector anticipation for Panini America’s upcoming 2015 Select Soccer is palpable. You can feel it. And as each day passes and the early January release date creeps closer, the expectations... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015 National Treasures Football
December 18, 2015
The buildup for any National Treasures release, like the tangible anticipation for any Star Wars movie, seems to start hot and burn only hotter as the days, weeks and months pass.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Select Basketball (Gallery)
December 18, 2015
Even the most fervent loyalists of Panini America’s Optichrome technology or the Select brand in general would have been hard-pressed to predict the rocket-ship ascension enjoyed by... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Winston, Crosby and More
December 18, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Another Immaculate Look Inside 2015 Immaculate College
December 17, 2015
Let’s put this out there for starters: The more we see of the upcoming 2015 Immaculate College multisport release, the more we like. We loved what we saw here over the weekend and... [ continued ]
 
National Football League & Panini America Announce New Trading Card Relationship
December 17, 2015
The National Football League and Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today a new long-term physical and digital trading card... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Donruss Basketball (Gallery)
December 17, 2015
The old-school allure of the iconic Donruss brand is gearing up for a new-season return to the hardwood in mid February bolstered by a product tailor-made for collectors of all ages.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Donruss Baseball (Preview Gallery)
December 16, 2015
As you read this, one of the sports card world’s most endearing flagship brands is preparing for another banner season on the diamond — and when 2016 Donruss Baseball arrives in early... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of 2015 Crown Royale Football
December 15, 2015
Since we’re less than 24 hours from the royal return of Panini America’s 2015 Crown Royale Football, now seems like an ideal time to break into an early box or three to showcase a... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers a Final Pre-Release Peek at Eminence Basketball (Gallery)
December 14, 2015
I ventured over to the Panini America production facility late last week to catch the final stages of packout for the highly anticipated Eminence Basketball product. I almost got there... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Sublime Sunday Peek at 2015 Immaculate College (48 Pics)
December 13, 2015
As the calendar hurtles full speed ahead toward 2016, Panini America officials remain focused on a handful of key releases slated to add a powerful close to the 2015 collecting season.... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic, Eminence Basketball Take Center Stage at Dirk Nowitzki Signing
December 11, 2015
During a decorated Hall of Fame career with the Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki has become one of the most beloved icons in the history of Dallas sports — as much for his signature... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kobe, KD, Bonds and More
December 11, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Complete Basketball (72 Images)
December 10, 2015
It’s fitting, really, that today is Thursday. In social media circles, Thursday is better known by its hash-tag acronym “#TBT,” Twitterspeak or Instagramese for “Throwback Thursday.”... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Crown Royale Football (145 Pics)
December 09, 2015
Cue the trumpets. A royal celebration is coming; the crowning achievement known as 2015 Crown Royale Football is on the way. In fact, this time next week, the popular franchise releases... [ continued ]
 
Cuts Above: Panini America Sneaks a Peek at Eminence Basketball Cut Autos (Gallery)
December 07, 2015
The anticipation surrounding Panini America’s upcoming Eminence Basketball grows more intense with every new preview. A buzz-building process that began a few weeks ago with the world-premiere... [ continued ]
 
Exclusive White Sparkle Prizms Set to Debut Monday on Panini Rewards Site (Gallery)
December 05, 2015
Panini America’s pioneering Panini Rewards program is on the verge of getting a card set to call its own. Beginning Monday, Panini Rewards will unveil a rare White Sparkle version... [ continued ]
 
Incoming Immaculate: Late-Breaking Gems Add Pop to 2015 Immaculate Football
December 04, 2015
It didn’t take long for Panini America’s juggernaut 2015 Immaculate Football to sell out; in fact, it became official two days before the product even released. In the days since,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Winston, Wiggins and More
December 04, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Two Boxes of 2015-16 Prizm Basketball Jumbo
December 03, 2015
The basketball collecting world is awash in color right about now thanks to yesterday’s release of 2015-16 Prizm Basketball. As is always the case with the popular, parallel-powered... [ continued ]
 
Into Eminence: Panini America Offers Long First Look at New High-End Release
December 02, 2015
It’s pretty clear from the buzz still reverberating throughout the sports card industry that last week’s teaser video offering the tantalizing first glimpse of Panini America’s Eminence... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of 2015-16 Prizm Basketball
December 01, 2015
The rainbow awaits. Beginning tomorrow, Panini America’s popular Prizm Basketball franchise embarks on an exciting new season filled with new colors, new designs and deep rosters of... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, Top Online Breakers Team Up for Cyber Monday Promotion (Gallery)
November 30, 2015
Panini America is teaming up with the country’s top online breakers to celebrate Cyber Monday in style with a weeklong promotion complete with special Cyber Monday packs, and promotion-exclusive... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It?’ Weekend Back with Black Friday, Immaculate Prizes
November 28, 2015
It’s been almost a month since we conducted our last edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance, but with Black Friday madness all around us, it’s time to do it again.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Jeremy Hill, Jay Cutler and More
November 27, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Teaser: Panini America Rips 20 Early Packs of 2015 Black Friday (Must-See Gallery)
November 26, 2015
For the fifth straight year, Panini America is about to turn Black Friday into a bona fide sports card shopping holiday at hobby shops across the country. Dealers across North America... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Prizm Basketball (100+ Pics)
November 25, 2015
In seven short days, the newest installment of Panini America’s Prizm Basketball, annually one of the NBA’s most colorful and captivating trading card products, will arrive in hobby... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Points the Way to a Flurry of Black Friday Specials (Save Up to 60%)
November 25, 2015
Here at Panini America, the Black Friday phenomenon about to sweep the collecting nation isn’t just for trading cards. Panini Authentic is getting in on the action too with some Black... [ continued ]
 
Panini America 2015 Black Friday Set Offers Unique Memorabilia Inclusions (Gallery)
November 24, 2015
One of the greatest things about any holiday season is our penchant for sticking steadfastly to tried and true traditions that bring us joy, rekindle fond memories and make our seasonal... [ continued ]
 
Signs of Black Friday: Panini America Peeks the Autograph Excellence of 2015 Set
November 23, 2015
Here we are, five days away from the biggest shopping day of the year and signs of Black Friday are all around us — on television commercials, website banner ads, radio spots, print... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Issues Statement on Passing of NSCC Pioneer Mike Berkus
November 23, 2015
Along with the rest of the sports card industry, Panini America mourns the passing of collecting pioneer Mike Berkus. Mike was a true industry leader whose openness and collaborative... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Tins of 2015 Immaculate Football
November 23, 2015
The release date for Panini America’s 2015 Immaculate Football is now so close you can taste it — like so much Thanksgiving turkey and dressing that you’re no doubt planning to consume... [ continued ]
 
Cleveland Cavs, Pepsi, Panini America Set to Unveil Uncle Drew Rookie Cards Tonight
November 21, 2015
The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the Atlanta Hawks tonight in a marquee Eastern Conference matchup filled with plenty of early season drama. And while injured Cavs superstar Kyrie... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Luxe Football (Preview Gallery)
November 20, 2015
Panini America’s higher-end Luxe brand made its trading-card debut in the NBA earlier this year with a unique blend of scarcity, on-card autographs and the company’s first metal-bordered... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Steph Curry, Magic and More
November 20, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Peeks the Parallel Universes of Upcoming 2015 Black Friday Promo Set
November 19, 2015
Ask 10 different collectors what their favorite part of Panini America’s annual Black Friday promotion set is and you’re likely to get at least four different answers. For some, it’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Teams with Gareth Bale for Photogenic 2015 Donruss Soccer Contest
November 18, 2015
Panini America is partnering with international soccer superstar Gareth Bale for a unique promotion surrounding the recent release of 2015 Donruss Soccer. In short, fans and collectors... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Glimpse Inside the 2015 University of Florida Card Set
November 18, 2015
Panini America has reunited some of the greatest athletes in Florida Gators history for the company’s 2015 University of Florida trading card set that is available now. The unique... [ continued ]
 
Gallery: Panini America Sneaks Peek Inside the New 2015 Duke University Card Set
November 18, 2015
Panini America has reunited some of the greatest athletes in Duke Blue Devils history for the company’s 2015 Duke University trading card set that is available now. The unique set... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Peeks More Highlights from Upcoming 2015 Immaculate Football
November 17, 2015
If you thought yesterday’s Quality Control preview of Panini America’s upcoming 2015 Immaculate Football signaled the end of the QC process, well, think again. It actually ended earlier... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Initiates Packout Process for 2015 Immaculate Football (Gallery)
November 16, 2015
It’s fitting that Panini America’s 2015 Immaculate Football — easily one of the most-anticipated NFL trading card products of the year — releases the day before Thanksgiving. After... [ continued ]
 
No Bull: Panini America Sits Down with NBA Legend Scottie Pippen for Signing Session
November 14, 2015
Weekly readers of Panini America’s every-Friday redemption card update likely picked up on one name above all others on yesterday’s report: NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen. Indeed,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Pippen, AP, Ripken and More
November 13, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides a Bonus First Look at 2015 Black Gold Football (Gallery)
November 12, 2015
By just about every account, Panini America’s 2014 Black Gold Football took the collecting world by storm last season, splashing onto the NFL trading card landscape as an instant frontrunner... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Open Two Early Boxes of 2015 Prizm Football
November 12, 2015
The product that helped launch Panini America’s Optichrome revolution a few years ago will usher in a new football season tomorrow with the release of 2015 Prizm Football, a colorful,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Revolution Basketball (Gallery)
November 11, 2015
You say you want a revolution? Well, you’re about to get one. In late January, Panini America will introduce the all-new 2015-16 Revolution Basketball, a creative addition to the Panini... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Sneaks Peek at the Salute to Service Insert Coming in 2015 Black Friday
November 11, 2015
Throughout this month in stadiums across the country, the NFL’s biggest on-field heroes will honor the real-life heroes of our nation’s military as the league once again continues... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Open One Early Box of 2015 Contenders Baseball
November 10, 2015
Panini America’s venerable Contenders Baseball brand makes a long-awaited return to the diamond tomorrow for the first time since 2011, equipped with the brand-staple assets (primarily... [ continued ]
 
Must-See Gallery: Panini America Takes You Behind the Scenes at the Production Facility
November 09, 2015
I’ve spent much of the last two days at the Panini America production facility across town working on a project that promises to rival our popular “Making of a Game-Used Ryan Kesler... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Prizm Football (100+ Must-See Pics)
November 06, 2015
Don’t let next Friday’s release date of 2015 Prizm Football fool you. A day — Friday the 13th — historically associated with unlucky breaks, malady and misfortune should take a definitive... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Cam, AD, Demaryius and More
November 06, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Manziel-Autographed Mini Helmet Featured in Panini Authentic Deal of the Day Promo
November 05, 2015
Later tonight in Cincinnati, Cleveland Browns quarterback and Panini Authentic-exclusive athlete Johnny Manziel will make the fourth NFL start of his young career in a battle of Ohio... [ continued ]
 
Collect the Rainbow: Panini America Teases the Many Colors of 2015 Prizm Football
November 05, 2015
Even now. as the scorching 2015 Playbook Football is generating a hobby-wide heat wave in its first two days of release, Panini America Football Brand Managers are tending to the another... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 National Treasures College (Gallery)
November 04, 2015
On the heels of Panini America’s recent announcement that it would be releasing 2015 Immaculate College later this year comes more bombshell news sure to rock the super-premium college... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Contenders Baseball (147 Pics)
November 04, 2015
One week from today in hobby shops across North America, Panini America’s ink- and awesome-packed 2015 Contenders Baseball will release to a hungry collector base ready to feast on... [ continued ]
 
Inside the Panini America 2015 Black Friday Set: College Legends and Rookie Inserts
November 03, 2015
We began the slow, tantalizing build-up to the phenomenon known as Panini America’s 2015 Black Friday promotion last week with a detailed first look at this year’s base set. Today,... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: Target-Only 2015-16 Prestige Basketball
November 02, 2015
The venerable Prestige Basketball franchise made a huge splash last season as the first of three 2014-15 NBA products that Panini America officials transformed into Target-exclusive... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers a 15-Prize, Halloween Edition of “Where Is It? Weekend”
October 31, 2015
It’s been almost one whole month since our last edition of Panini America’s popular “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance and I think we can all admit that it’s time to... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Black Friday Promotion (Gallery)
October 30, 2015
It’s been called the most successful hobby shop promotion of all time by longtime industry experts. It’s made hobby shops across North America bona fide post-Thanksgiving retail destinations.... [ continued ]
 
Oakland WR Amari Cooper Claims Week 7 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week Honors
October 30, 2015
Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Wide receiver Amari Cooper of the Oakland Raiders is the Week 7 2015 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week, the NFL announced today. Cooper caught... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Ventura, Bortles and More
October 30, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Early Boxes of 2015 Playbook Football
October 29, 2015
This time tomorrow, hobby shops across North America will become bona fide destinations for fans and collectors looking to crack the seal on a few boxes (or cases) of Panini America’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Glimpse Inside the 2015 University of California Card Set
October 28, 2015
Panini America has reunited some of the greatest athletes in California Golden Bears history for the company’s new 2015 University of California trading card set that is on its way... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks a Box of 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball
October 27, 2015
In hobby shops across North America starting tomorrow, Panini America begins taking the NBA’s greatest veteran stars and hottest rookies back to school with the highly anticipated... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Playbook Football (102 Must-See Pics)
October 26, 2015
It’s the first day of release week for Panini America’s highly anticipated 2015 Playbook Football and judging by the anticipation for this year’s edition, Friday for most collectors... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015 National Treasures Baseball
October 24, 2015
It’s no real secret that Panini America’s rich National Treasures Baseball franchise has ascended to the top of the game when it comes to coveted high-end releases honoring America’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides a Revealing Look at 2015-16 NBA Hoops Basketball Retail
October 23, 2015
For many retail-minded basketball collectors, the release earlier this week of 2015-16 NBA Hoops Basketball to the hobby channel can mean only one thing: The retail version can’t be... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Wall, Rodgers, Hockey and More
October 23, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers a Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Gold Standard Basketball
October 22, 2015
It’s fitting, really, that Panini America’s Gold Standard brand has indeed become the gold standard for many collectors. With it’s gilded greatness and golden aura, it’s the product... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Glimpse Inside the 2015 University of Georgia Card Set
October 22, 2015
Panini America has reunited some of the greatest athletes in Georgia Bulldogs history for the company’s new 2015 University of Georgia trading card set that is on its way to retailers... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball
October 21, 2015
One week from today, Panini America’s first standalone college basketball product — 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball — will arrive in hobby shops across North America equipped... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Initiates Packout Process for 2015 Playbook Football (Must-See Gallery)
October 20, 2015
If you’ve been keeping up with the Panini America Twitter feed today, you likely already know: Packout for 2015 Playbook Football began in earnest this morning — a development that... [ continued ]
 
NBA Legend David Robinson Making Special Public Appearance at Sports Cards Plus
October 19, 2015
Panini America and the NBA are joining forces to bring San Antonio Spurs legend and Basketball Hall of Famer David Robinson to Sports Cards Plus next Monday for a special public appearance... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Immaculate College Multi-Sport
October 19, 2015
Panini America is on the verge of adding some high-end heat to its college repertoire — and it’s calling on the fabled Immaculate brand to do it. Set to release in early December,... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Box of 2015-16 NBA Hoops Basketball
October 19, 2015
Diehard basketball fans know all too well that the 2015-16 NBA regular season doesn’t officially tip off for another eight days. And depending on your level of fandom, that can seem... [ continued ]
 
Chicago’s Youth Movement Powers a Special Playoff Edition of Panini Price Index
October 18, 2015
With baseball’s postseason nearing the final two teams, it’s apparent that youth is king and there’s one clear favorite on cardboard within this latest edition of the Panini Price... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming University of Michigan Card Set (Gallery)
October 17, 2015
Panini America has reunited some of the greatest athletes in Michigan Wolverines history for the company’s new 2015 University of Michigan trading card set that began shipping to retailers... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming Louisiana State University Card Set
October 16, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes in LSU Tigers history for the company’s upcoming 2015 Louisiana State University trading card set that’s slated to ship to... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Aaron Rodgers, John Wall, More
October 16, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Take a Quick Look Around Panini America’s Texas A&M University Card Set (Gallery)
October 15, 2015
Panini America has reunited some of the greatest athletes in Texas A&M Aggies history for the company’s new 2015 Texas A&M University trading card set. The unique offering features... [ continued ]
 
Gridiron Gold: Panini America Offers Gilded Glimpse at 2015 Prizm Football (Gallery)
October 15, 2015
Over the course of the next three weeks or so, the NFL market will heat up considerably in hobby shops and in online breaks across North America. Panini America will see to that by... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Elite Extra Edition Baseball
October 14, 2015
Two days before Christmas, Panini America will unleash the annual baseball prospecting gift known as Elite Extra Edition Baseball for the 2015 season, bolstered by a bevy of on-card... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 NBA Hoops Basketball (150+ Pics)
October 14, 2015
If you’re a frequent visitor to The Knight’s Lance, the first thing you’ll likely notice about the Quality Control Gallery that follows is that it’s substantially more image-packed... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic’s Latest Dez Bryant Signing Features First Oklahoma State Gear
October 14, 2015
Panini Authentic officials paid a special visit to Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant at Cowboys headquarters a few weeks ago for a key signing session that featured two new Dallas... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s 2013 NFL Player of the Day Winner Becomes Card Shop Owner
October 13, 2015
Three years ago, Aaron Kellington was a collector coming back to the hobby he remembered as a kid in the 1980s and 1990s. Last year, he was the winner of the Panini America NFL Player... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015 Donruss Signature Series Football
October 13, 2015
For that football card collector who seemingly has everything, Panini America is planning to deliver a new item to the wish list just in time for the holiday shopping season: The all-autographed... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming University of Oregon Card Set (Gallery)
October 13, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes in Oregon Ducks history for the company’s upcoming 2015 University of Oregon trading card set that’s slated to ship to retailers... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Absolute Basketball (Gallery)
October 12, 2015
Following two long years away, one of the most revered brands in the Panini America product portfolio is making a triumphant return to the hardwood for the 2015-16 NBA season. And... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming Florida State University Card Set
October 12, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes in Florida State Seminoles history for the company’s upcoming 2015 Florida State University trading card set that’s slated... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming University of Texas Trading Card Set
October 10, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes in Texas Longhorns history for the company’s upcoming 2015 University of Texas trading card set that’s slated to ship to retailers... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers an Unexpected Sneak Peek at 2015-16 NBA Hoops Basketball
October 09, 2015
I stepped away from my desk earlier this morning to take a quick phone call from my oldest son, who was at home with his younger brother enjoying one of those blissful “Teacher In-Service... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Russell Wilson, Nick Foles, More
October 09, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s New Ink Teases Impending Arrival of 2015 Immaculate Football
October 08, 2015
In what has quickly become a pivotal early season matchup in the AFC South, the Indianapolis Colts play the Houston Texans tonight to kickoff Week 4 of the 2015 NFL season. And as... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Totally Certified Basketball
October 07, 2015
Etch it in your calendars now. In early December, Panini America’s majestic, micro-etched marvel known as Totally Certified Basketball returns for another enchanting season of parallel... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Box of the New 2015 Donruss Soccer
October 06, 2015
Tomorrow, at long last, the wait finally will be over. Panini America’s history-making 2015 Donruss Soccer trading card product will release to an anxious and international base of... [ continued ]
 
Rare Collegiate Variations Add Tough Chase to 2015 Gridiron Kings Football Base Set
October 06, 2015
As you’ve no doubt seen by now, tomorrow’s release of Panini America’s 2015 Gridiron Kings Football has plenty to offer fans and collectors who’ve been without the product for more... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 U.S. Soccer Box Set (Gallery)
October 06, 2015
Later this year, Panini America will celebrate what was a banner year for U.S. Soccer with its first-ever U.S. Soccer Box Set, an all-encompassing tribute to the players and successes... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Prizm Basketball (Gallery)
October 05, 2015
Panini America’s popular Prizm Basketball franchise has blazed an undeniable trail into the hearts of collectors during its first three years of existence, parlaying the popular, powerful... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2015 Gridiron Kings Football
October 05, 2015
Tune in to a full day of NFL action on any given Sunday and you’ll find out pretty quickly that football played at the highest level is a bona fide art form. And in two more days,... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming University of Alabama Trading Card Set
October 05, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes in Alabama Crimson Tide history for the company’s upcoming 2015 University of Alabama trading card set that’s on its way to... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It?’ Weekend Back with Chance to Win Gridiron Kings, More
October 04, 2015
It’s been three weeks since we conducted our last edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance, but with the 2015 NFL season kicking off Week 4 action today, it’s time... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball
October 02, 2015
In the months since entering the college trading card arena, Panini America has offered brief glimpses of its basketball vision by incorporating college variations of NBA players in... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming University of Southern California Card Set
October 02, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes in USC Trojans history for the company’s upcoming 2015 University of Southern California trading card set that’s on its way... [ continued ]
 
Jerry’s Rookie Shop Honored as September Panini Roundtable Store of the Month
October 02, 2015
Congratulations are in order for Jerry’s Rookie Shop in Boise, Idaho, winner of the September 2015 Panini Roundtable Store of the Month. In addition to receiving some sweet Panini... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kareem, Dominique, Bird, More
October 02, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Complete Basketball (Gallery)
October 01, 2015
Panini America is getting back to the basics of basketball card collecting later this fall with 2015-16 Complete Basketball, a mainstream NBA release boasting a massive 330-card base... [ continued ]
 
San Antonio’s Sports Cards Plus Wins Grand Prize in 2015 Panini NBA Starting 5 Promo
October 01, 2015
Panini America and the NBA announced today that San Antonio-based Sports Cards Plus, a trading card staple in South Texas for more than two decades, is the grand-prize-winning shop... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Donruss Soccer (105 Must-See Pics)
October 01, 2015
The long wait is coming to an end. At last, Panini America’s highly anticipated 2015 Donruss Soccer release finally is printed, packed, QC’d, wrapped and ready for its collecting closeup.... [ continued ]
 
Inside Flawless: Panini America Breaks One Briefcase of 2014-15 Flawless Basketball
September 30, 2015
It’s here. At long last, 2014-15 Flawless Basketball release day has arrived — and it’s brought palpable senses of enthusiasm and excitement with it. The highly anticipated, super-premium... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming University of Wisconsin Trading Card Set
September 30, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes in Wisconsin Badgers history for the company’s upcoming 2015 University of Wisconsin trading card set that’s on its way to... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Gridiron Kings Football (126 Pics)
September 29, 2015
One week from tomorrow, Panini America’s fabled Gridiron Kings Football franchise makes its royal return to the marketplace as a standalone brand for the first time since 2003. And... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming Stanford University Trading Card Set
September 29, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes in Stanford Cardinal history for the company’s upcoming 2015 University of Stanford trading card set that’s on its way to... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming University of Miami Trading Card Set
September 28, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes in Miami Hurricanes history for the company’s upcoming 2015 University of Miami trading card set that’s on its way to retailers... [ continued ]
 
Suitable for Framing: Panini America Offers Packout Peek at 2015 Gridiron Kings
September 27, 2015
As you prepare to sit back and soak in another serendipitous Sunday full of NFL action, we’re prepared to augment your afternoon with an exhibition of sorts featuring just some of... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming Ohio State University Trading Card Set
September 26, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes and graduates in Ohio State University history for the company’s upcoming 2015 Ohio State University trading card set that... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides a Packout Preview of 2014-15 Flawless Basketball (Part Two)
September 25, 2015
Need something to pass the time on this Friday afternoon before another hard-earned weekend? We’ve got just the thing: Our must-see Part Two preview of Panini America’s 2014-15 Flawless... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Blake Griffin, Kris Bryant, More
September 25, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
A Glance Inside Panini America’s Upcoming 2015 University of Nebraska Card Set
September 24, 2015
Panini America is reuniting some of the greatest athletes in Nebraska Cornhuskers history for the company’s upcoming University of Nebraska trading card set that will begin shipping... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides a Packout Preview of 2014-15 Flawless Basketball (Part One)
September 23, 2015
As I prepare this very blog post, a healthy contingent of Panini America Product Development and Production personnel is hard at work in the company’s production facility across town... [ continued ]
 
Rare RCs in 2014-15 Gala Basketball Driving Big Sales Around the World (Gallery)
September 22, 2015
When 2014-15 Gala Basketball recently arrived packing five cards per box, collectors were wowed by the holographic foilboard, wide array of autographs and deluxe memorabilia cards... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Contenders Football (Preview Gallery)
September 22, 2015
Frequent visitors to The Knight’s Lance got a sneak-peek treat a few weeks back by catching an early glimpse of some of the new Rookie Card designs coming later this year to Panini... [ continued ]
 
A Detailed First Glimpse at Panini America’s 2015 Crown Royale Football (Gallery)
September 22, 2015
Longtime Crown Royale Football enthusiasts no doubt enjoyed our pre-ink preview over the weekend of 2015 Crown Royale Football’s landmark Silhouettes insert. But if that must-see gallery... [ continued ]
 
Panini Price Index: Andrew Wiggins, Young QBs & High-End Heavyweights Dominate
September 21, 2015
Whether you tear into Panini America boxes to build your collection or to eventually sell new-found treasures, there have been plenty of impressive cards found by collectors in recent... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Preparing for a Historic New Addition to 2015 Prizm Football (Gallery)
September 21, 2015
When Panini America’s 2015 Prizm Football arrives in hobby shops across North America in early November, it will do so packing the first autograph memorabilia cards in the brand’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Court Kings Basketball (Gallery)
September 21, 2015
In late November, one of the most colorful masterpieces of a product on Panini America’s NBA trading card roster will arrive for the new 2015-16 season equipped with its tried-and-true,... [ continued ]
 
Cardboard Kingpins: Panini America Shares Pre-Ink Peek at 2015 Crown Royale Football
September 20, 2015
Simply, Panini America’s sublime Silhouettes creations are some of the most kingly football cards delivered every year. They’ve absolutely ruled in Crown Royale Football every year... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Examines Chinese New Year Memorabilia in 2014-15 Noir Basketball
September 18, 2015
Panini America’s highly anticipated 2014-15 Noir Basketball released this week with a predominantly international distribution plan, packing within its elegant black boxes two truly... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Unveils a Limited Quantity of Marcus Mariota Autograph Pieces
September 18, 2015
On the strength of a spectacular four-touchdown first half in his first NFL game, Tennessee Titans rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota delivered a debut for the ages last week in a 42-14... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Steph Curry, Jarvis Landry, More
September 18, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015 Immaculate Football (Gallery)
September 17, 2015
It took one epic debut release last season for Panini America’s Immaculate brand to find firm footing and an embracing collector base in the NFL. Bolstered by a brilliant array of... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, Hoops Legends Join Forces During 2015 Hall of Fame Enshrinement
September 16, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Panini America officials rubbed elbows with basketball royalty last weekend, joining forces with the Naismith Memorabilia Basketball Hall of Fame for Enshrinement... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Two Early Boxes of 2014-15 Noir Basketball
September 15, 2015
While football fans and collectors are busy taking inventory of everything that transpired during the just-completed Week 1 of the 2015 NFL season, basketball fans and collectors are... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Redemption Program for Retail Edition of 2015 Donruss Football
September 14, 2015
The Walmart-exclusive edition of Panini America’s 2015 Donruss Football will start hitting store shelves this week — and when it does, retail-minded collectors will have the opportunity... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It?’ Weekend Back to Kick Off 2015 NFL Season (20 Prizes!)
September 13, 2015
Football fans, rejoice! The first full Sunday of the 2015 NFL season begins today, bringing with it ample doses of excitement, nervousness and passion. It also brings with it another... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s 2015 NFL Kickoff Preview Features Gridiron Kings, Prizm, Playbook
September 12, 2015
Simply put, this is one of the most glorious weekends of the entire year. Beginning tomorrow morning and lasting possibly into the wee hours of Tuesday morning, passionate football... [ continued ]
 
A Contenders Confidential: Panini America Unveils 2015 Contenders Football RCs
September 11, 2015
For many of the most dedicated football card collectors on the planet, this glorious opening weekend of the 2015 NFL season is a time you’ve been eagerly anticipating for months. It’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Magic, Blake, The Rocket, More
September 11, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Preps for Historic Weekend at Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement
September 10, 2015
From special trading cards to star-studded autograph signing sessions, Panini America, the exclusive trading card partner of the Naismith Memorabilia Basketball Hall of Fame, will... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Addresses Inclusion of 2014 Cards in the New 2015 Spectra Football
September 09, 2015
It didn’t take long for astute collectors and hardcore fans of the Spectra Football franchise to pick up on the fact that Panini America officials inserted a small number of cards... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Preparing for Grand Return of NFL Player of the Day Hobby Promo
September 09, 2015
Tomorrow night in New England, the defending champion Patriots will kickoff the 2015 NFL season with a highly anticipated primetime game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. But this time... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Revealing Packout Peek at Upcoming 2014-15 Noir Basketball
September 08, 2015
The high-end heatwave generated by the final leg of Panini America’s 2014-15 NBA product calendar is blazing full speed ahead, fueled by the recent releases of 2014-15 Gala Basketball,... [ continued ]
 
A Pre-Ink Peek at 2015 Immaculate Football Reveals Memorabilia Gems Aplenty
September 08, 2015
Perhaps for many enjoying Monday off, yesterday’s Labor Day holiday likely obscured another important milestone: The official start to Week 1 of the 2015 NFL season. Granted, the first... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Newest Autograph Arrivals Feature Flawless, Immaculate and More
September 06, 2015
The flawless features of Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry. The gilded greatness of San Francisco 49ers legend Joe Montana. The silent splendor of New York Yankees icon... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Delivers Big Discounts for Limited-Time 2015 Labor Day Sales Event
September 04, 2015
Panini Authentic is honoring the upcoming long Labor Day weekend with a special sales event offering discounted prices on more than 80 pieces of key autographed and game-worn memorabilia... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Maddux, Crosby, King Felix, More
September 04, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of the New 2015 Donruss Football
September 03, 2015
The grand reintroduction of Panini America’s venerable Donruss Football franchise begins in earnest tomorrow when a limited-edition hobby version of 2015 Donruss Football arrives in... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Donruss Football (111 Must-See Pics)
September 02, 2015
In two short days, Panini America will reintroduce an old football friend to the collecting universe with the release of 2015 Donruss Football, the first standalone Donruss Football... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of Upcoming 2015 Spectra Football
August 31, 2015
Another Monday here at Panini America HQ marks the beginning of one more release-filled week in the trading-card world as both 2015 Spectra Football and 2014-15 Luxe Basketball are... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2015 Rookies & Stars Football
August 29, 2015
Some time in the next few weeks, premium boxes of Panini America’s reconfigured, Target-exclusive Rookies & Stars Football product will start to hit retail shelves, following on the... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Adds Historic Game-Worn Items to Exclusive Kobe Bryant Collection
August 28, 2015
Panini Authentic upped its game-worn game considerably earlier this week with the addition of several history-soaked pieces of memorabilia worn by Los Angeles Lakers icon — and Panini... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Dez, Kobe, KD, Kyrie and More
August 28, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Select Soccer (Preview Gallery)
August 27, 2015
As you read this, know that Panini America officials are steadfastly working on the final pre-release stages of the previously announced, highly anticipated 2015 Donruss Soccer, the... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of 2015 Immaculate Baseball
August 27, 2015
This time tomorrow, Panini America’s 2015 Immaculate Baseball will most likely be blazing a trail through hobby shops across North America and throughout the social media universe... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014-15 Luxe Basketball (36 Must-See Pics)
August 26, 2015
As the late August blaze continues its sweltering run through North Texas, it’s fitting that Panini America officials are ending the summer on a similar hot streak when it comes to... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Spectra Football (129 Sweet Pics)
August 26, 2015
If your PC, Mac or smartphone seemed to display an inordinate amount of vibrant color throughout the day on Monday, there’s a perfectly good explanation: Panini America’s 2015 Spectra... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Five Early Boxes of 2014-15 Gala Basketball
August 25, 2015
At this very moment, Panini America’s international-only 2014-15 Gala Basketball is making its way to foreign destinations across the collecting universe, packing in its diminutive... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015-16 NBA Hoops Basketball (Gallery)
August 24, 2015
While Panini America still has a few bombshell basketball releases still to come to help close out the 2014-15 NBA collecting season, an exciting new start to next season is right... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Rookies & Stars Football (117 Pics)
August 24, 2015
If you were paying close enough attention to the Panini America Twitter feed last week, you no doubt were a firsthand witness to the packout process for the upcoming 2015 Rookies &... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It?’ Weekend Back with Certified, National Treasures Prizes
August 22, 2015
It’s been almost four weeks since we conducted our last edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance — and that can mean only one thing: It’s time to do it again. So... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Immaculate Baseball (93 Sweet Pics)
August 21, 2015
The anticipation is mounting — and for good reason. One week from today, Panini America’s 2015 Immaculate Baseball arrives in hobby shops across North America equipped with equipment... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Cam, DeMarco, Bird and More
August 21, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014-15 Gala Basketball (63 Must-See Pics)
August 20, 2015
Whether it’s the expectedly epic “Straight Outta Compton” or the somewhat-by-surprise success of “Ant-Man,” there’s something about a good, old-fashioned summer blockbuster that keeps... [ continued ]
 
Examining the Juiciest Jumbo Memorabilia Coming to 2015 Immaculate Baseball
August 19, 2015
With one masterful debut release last season, the revered Immaculate brand made a dashing impression on baseball collectors across the country by delivering some of the biggest, sickest,... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of 2015 Certified Football
August 18, 2015
Make no mistake about it: Tomorrow is a huge release day for Panini America products as both 2015 Certified Football and 2014-15 National Treasures Basketball arrive in hobby shops... [ continued ]
 
Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2014-15 National Treasures Basketball
August 18, 2015
When it comes to the highly anticipated 2014-15 National Treasures Basketball, you’ve been privy to quite a bit of pre-release material so far. You’ve seen the results of the early... [ continued ]
 
USA Basketball Stars Create ‘Awe-Inspiring’ Scene in Session with Panini America
August 17, 2015
LAS VEGAS — As veteran autograph acquisitions managers for Panini America, Alex Carbajal and Tone Stakes have spent the better part of the last five years hopping across North America... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Addresses Numbering Issue in Upcoming 2015 Certified Football
August 17, 2015
A sequential numbering issue discovered late in the Quality Control process for Panini America’s 2015 Certified Football has led to two cards within the New Generation Dual Jerseys... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2014-15 Flawless Basketball (Gallery)
August 15, 2015
Panini America officials redefined the high-end trading card market almost three seasons ago with the seminal release of 2012-13 Flawless Basketball, a high-end, high-frills, hit-filled... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015 Playbook Football (Preview Gallery)
August 14, 2015
In four seemingly short seasons, Panini America’s Playbook Football franchise has earned a reputation as one of the most unique trading card products on the NFL landscape; a creative,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Prepping Contenders Brand for a Return to Baseball (Preview Gallery)
August 14, 2015
In early October, Panini America officials will return the venerable Contenders brand to the baseball diamond for the first time since 2011 and for just the third time ever. Due to... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Pau Gasol, Beast Mode and More
August 14, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Newest Ink Teases Spectra, Flawless, Immaculate, Noir and More
August 13, 2015
Being out of the office for much of the last few weeks — first at the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago and last week at Panini America’s 2015 NBA Rookie Photo... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Certified Football (Must-See Pics)
August 12, 2015
Panini America’s venerable Certified Football franchise has been an early season collecting staple for almost two decades now, a splendidly colorful parallel-lover’s dream (Behold... [ continued ]
 
Appreciating the Memorable Memorabilia of 2014-15 National Treasures Basketball
August 11, 2015
Precisely one week from tomorrow, Panini America’s 2014-15 National Treasures Basketball will release in hobby shops across North America ushering in once again a national collecting... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2014-15 Noir Basketball (Preview Gallery)
August 10, 2015
You likely first caught wind of Panini America’s mysterious new Noir Basketball brand on Instagram. That’s where we flashed initial glimpses of the high-end heat-maker in a signing-session... [ continued ]
 
Gala Gawking: Panini America Delivers Peek at 2014-15 Gala Basketball Base, Mem Cards
August 10, 2015
Thanks to a series of tantalizing teasers posted here on The Knight’s Lance in the last month or so, you’ve likely seen enough of the brilliant on-card autographs coming to Panini... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kobe, Kyrie, KD and More
August 09, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Shares Sights (and Slams) of the 2015 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot
August 09, 2015
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell, Jahlil Okafor and 34 other top picks from the 2015 NBA Draft descended upon the New York Knicks practice facility on Saturday... [ continued ]
 
As the 2015 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot Begins, New Court Kings, Prizm Ready for Signing
August 07, 2015
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Later today in northern New Jersey, 39 of the NBA’s top rookies — including Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell, Jahlil Okafor, Kristaps Porzingis and more —... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Must-See Peek Inside the 2015 National VIP Party Gold Packs
August 06, 2015
CHICAGO — Ask 10 different Panini National VIP Party attendees what their favorite part of the annual extravaganza is and you’re likely to get six or seven different answers. For some,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Donruss Football (Preview Gallery)
August 04, 2015
In early September, Panini America will reintroduce an old friend to football collectors with the release of 2015 Donruss Football. The first standalone Donruss-branded NFL product... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Appreciates the First Case of 2014-15 National Treasures Basketball
August 04, 2015
ROSEMONT, Ill. — On Saturday afternoon at the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention, Panini America joined Layton Sports Cards, Mojo Break and RippingWax.com on the main stage... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, Sports Legends Pack Punch During 2015 National VIP Party (Gallery)
August 03, 2015
CHICAGO — On a postcard-perfect Saturday night at Chicago’s iconic Solider Field, in a horizontally sprawling suite tucked majestically behind the iconic structure’s trademark colonnades,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America On Location: Sunday Scenes from the 2015 National (Must-See Gallery)
August 02, 2015
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Sundays at the National Sports Collectors Convention are historically light on foot traffic and heavy on exhibitors packing up in advance of an early exit. But in... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kris Bryant, Steph Curry, More
August 01, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
How Swede It Is: The Feel-Good Story of One Man’s Journey to the 2015 National
August 01, 2015
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Rasmus Holmberg might live eight hours from the only card shop in Sweden, but he developed a global connection to other collectors through the world of online case... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Live Redemption Trade-Up Program Thriving at the 2015 National
July 31, 2015
ROSEMONT, Ill. — There might not be anyone working harder at the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention than Panini America Customer Service Manager David Sharp. Once again this... [ continued ]
 
Scenes from a Show: Panini America Breaks the National on Day Two (Video & Gallery)
July 31, 2015
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Talan Smith’s second break this summer turned out better than his first. The 8-year-old from St. Louis suffered a broken arm not too long ago, but he felt a whole... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Hits Ground Running at the 2015 National (Video and Gallery)
July 30, 2015
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Enter the show floor at the 36th Annual National Sports Collectors Convention in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Ill., and it won’t be hard to spot Panini America’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Tips Cap to One Spectacular Dante Fowler Jr. New Era Hat Card (Video)
July 30, 2015
Just seconds after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced during the 2015 NFL Draft that the Jacksonville Jaguars had selected linebacker Dante Fowler Jr. with the third overall... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Parallel Universe Ready to Shine at the 2015 National (Gallery)
July 29, 2015
The highly anticipated 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention will open its doors later this afternoon for a special sneak peek engagement to kick off the annual five-day extravaganza... [ continued ]
 
Returning King: Panini America Planning to Bring Back Gridiron Kings Football in 2015
July 28, 2015
Bolstered by the regal return of Diamond Kings Baseball as a standalone brand earlier this year after more than a decade away, Panini America officials recently announced that the... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Open Two Early Boxes of 2015 Prestige Football
July 28, 2015
As luck would have it, Wednesday’s North American release of 2015 Prestige Football coincides with the opening of the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention, which means you can... [ continued ]
 
On the Button: Panini America Examines the Prime Memorabilia of the 2015 National
July 27, 2015
You just think you’ve seen everything we have in store for the Panini America wrapper-redemption program coming to this week’s 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention. You’ve seen... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Prestige Football (156 Must-See Pics)
July 27, 2015
Although Panini America’s 2015 Clear Vision Football continues to contribute to the summer heatwave in hobby shops across North America, company officials are on the verge of fanning... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It? Weekend’ Back with Clear Vision, Cooperstown Prizes
July 26, 2015
It’s been more than three weeks since we conducted our last edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance — and that can mean only one thing: It’s time to do it again.... [ continued ]
 
Front . . . Back . . . In Between: Three Unique Looks at Panini America’s Kaboom! Insert
July 25, 2015
Collectors across the country finally started getting their first live look at Panini America’s Target-only 2014-15 Excalibur Basketball earlier this week as the product began making... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Eyes the Autographs Coming to 2015 National Redemption Set (Gallery)
July 24, 2015
Our wall-to-wall preview coverage of Panini America’s big plans for the upcoming 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention continues unabated today here on The Knight’s Lance with... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: King Felix, Anthony Davis, More
July 24, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Spies the Memorabilia Cards Coming to the 2015 National Set (Gallery)
July 23, 2015
This time next week, all collecting eyes will be firmly fixed on the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., the site of the 36th National Sports Collectors Convention.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Returning Live Redemption Trade-Up Program to the 2015 National
July 22, 2015
Panini America officials are proud to announce that the company will once again conduct its Live Redemption Trade-Up program on location during next week’s 2015 National Sports Collectors... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Four Early Boxes of 2015 Clear Vision Football
July 22, 2015
The building buzz surrounding Panini America’s 2015 Clear Vision Football that releases in hobby shops across North America on Friday received a big boost last weekend during a special... [ continued ]
 
Teaser: Panini America Breaks Three Boxes of the New 2015 Cooperstown Baseball
July 21, 2015
A busy release week for Panini America officially gets underway tomorrow when the company’s new 2015 Cooperstown Baseball arrives in hobby shops across North America to pay fitting... [ continued ]
 
Free Kids Breaks, Country’s Top Breakers to Fill Panini America Booth at 2015 National
July 21, 2015
From the time the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention opens its doors next Wednesday afternoon until the show closes for business on Sunday evening, Panini America’s corporate... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Clear Vision Football (147 Pics)
July 20, 2015
Panini America’s upcoming 2015 Clear Vision Football received rave reviews during special sneak-peek events in several local hobby shops over the weekend. From its see-through acetate... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Cooperstown Baseball (129 Pics)
July 19, 2015
Since becoming an official partner of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in early 2012, Panini America has delivered a strong string of trading-card tributes to the baseball... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Wants Your Best Caption for this Odell Beckham Jr. Photo (Contest)
July 18, 2015
We’re switching things up here this weekend on The Knight’s Lance with an all-new contest that requires little more than maybe a sense of humor and a flair for the creative. You don’t... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Spectra Football (Preview Gallery)
July 17, 2015
In its first two years of existence, Panini America’s Spectra Football franchise has developed a loyal following among hardcore collectors as a go-to brand for higher-end Optichrome... [ continued ]
 
Teaser: Panini America Breaks Two Boxes of Target-only 2014-15 Excalibur Basketball
July 17, 2015
Following a strong week of steady previews and behind-the-scenes peeks that have raised anticipation to buzz-level proportions, Panini America’s 2014-15 Excalibur Basketball is now... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Cam Newton, Blake Griffin, More
July 17, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Steph Curry, Jose Abreu and More Highlight New Panini Rewards Update (Gallery)
July 16, 2015
This afternoon from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. CST, the Panini Rewards Website will be down for another routine inventory upgrade. When the site comes back up this evening, Panini Rewards visitors... [ continued ]
 
Unique Sketch Cards, Autographs Punctuate Panini America’s 2015 National Promotion
July 15, 2015
The fact that these sweltering July days seem to be ticking past at a faster-than-normal pace right about now might just have something to do with our excitement and anticipation for... [ continued ]
 
Live Packout Updates Provide a Telling Look Inside 2015 Clear Vision Football (Gallery)
July 15, 2015
The first Tweet went out from the Panini America handle at 7:43 this morning. The most recent one hit cyberspace just before 4 p.m. But it was the more than 25 Tweets in between —... [ continued ]
 
New Pics from Panini America Start to Bring 2015 Clear Vision Football into Focus
July 14, 2015
This time tomorrow, Panini America’s unique, acetate-based 2015 Clear Vision Football will begin packing out at the company production facility across town — and a little birdie told... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014-15 Excalibur Basketball (132 Pics)
July 13, 2015
Panini America’s 2014-15 Excalibur Basketball began shipping to Target stores across the country today, which means the company’s third and final Target-exclusive NBA release of the... [ continued ]
 
Excalibur Uncut: Panini America Examines Kaboom!, Knights of the Round Inserts
July 12, 2015
Exploring a trading card product in its uncut-sheet form can often provide a different level of appreciation than simply pulling one card at a time can — and that is especially true... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Peeks Team Colors, Legends in 2015 National Wrapper Redemption Set
July 11, 2015
Over the last several years, Panini America has made the ongoing Team Colors insert as much a part of the National Sports Collectors Convention as standing-room-only crowds and whirlwinds... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at Target-Only 2014-15 Excalibur Basketball
July 10, 2015
If you’ve spent any time at all in the trading card section of your neighborhood Target store in recent weeks, you’ve probably noticed a star-studded poster promoting the impending... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kobe, Kareem, Tarasenko, More
July 10, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers a Gallery Update on International-Only 2014-15 Gala Basketball
July 09, 2015
A lot has happened in the three weeks since Panini America first announced plans for the international-only 2014-15 Gala Basketball release. The initial news created a still-reverberating... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Immaculate Baseball (Gallery)
July 08, 2015
Over the course of the last few weeks here on The Knight’s Lance, we’ve delivered some must-see first looks at the early hard-signed returns for Panini America’s upcoming 2015 Immaculate... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Shares Early Details on 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention Set
July 08, 2015
With Saturday’s Fourth of July holiday now officially behind us, we’re ready to kick off the countdown to the manifold majesty that is Panini America’s presence at the 2015 National... [ continued ]
 
Heroes and Legends: World Cup Champions Also Winning in the Trading Card Arena
July 07, 2015
Hobby historians likely will forever remember Panini America’s 2012 Americana Heroes & Legends release as one of the most eclectic trading card products ever made, what with its checklist... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Newest Autograph Arrivals Tease Flawless, Gala, NT and More (Gallery)
July 06, 2015
Just in case you didn’t witness quite enough fireworks over the long Fourth of July weekend, The Knight’s Lance has just a few more to share that should give your Monday a much-needed... [ continued ]
 
Celebrate America’s Victory with the Official 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Collection
July 06, 2015
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team delivered a resounding 5-2 victory over Japan in yesterday’s 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup final, bringing a fittingly triumphant close to America’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Peeks 2015 National VIP Set Featuring Bryant, Winston, Towns, More
July 05, 2015
Panini America officials today officially unveiled the details surrounding a special six-card set that will be distributed to registered show VIPs later this month in Chicago at the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Draymond Green, Junior, More
July 04, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It? Weekend’ Back with Chance to Win Elite, Preferred Boxes
July 03, 2015
It’s been almost a month since we conducted our last edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance. So we figured we’d get your Fourth of July weekend off to an explosive... [ continued ]
 
Explosive Savings: Panini Authentic Offering Special Fourth of July Deals Sitewide
July 02, 2015
Panini Authentic is celebrating the upcoming Fourth of July holiday by offering up to 20 percent savings on autographed memorabilia from company-exclusive superstars such as Kobe Bryant,... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic, Johnny Manziel Team Up for Public Signing at Aggieland Outfitters
July 02, 2015
Next Sunday, Aggies legend and Panini Authentic-exclusive athlete Johnny Manziel will return to Aggieland for his first public autograph signing since being drafted by the Cleveland... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Sheds Light on Set Checklist, College Variations in 2015 Father’s Day
July 01, 2015
Although College Variations were something of an unannounced surprise when Panini America’s 2015 Father’s Day set first released, it didn’t take long for collectors across North America... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Preliminary Details on 2015 National VIP Party in Chicago
June 30, 2015
For most collectors who attend the National Sports Collectors Convention every summer, the industry’s marquee consumer event is essentially a five-day celebration of collecting passion.... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of Live-Tomorrow 2015 Elite Baseball
June 30, 2015
Just six days ago, we brought you the comprehensive Quality Control Gallery showcasing a little bit of everything tomorrow’s release of 2015 Elite Baseball has to offer. And while... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Father’s Day Promo Records a Hugely Successful 2015 Edition
June 29, 2015
With Panini America’s 2015 Father’s Day promotion almost entirely in the books now, it’s safe to say that this latest edition, like the three blockbuster versions that came before... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Certified Football (Preview Gallery)
June 29, 2015
Panini America’s venerable Certified Football franchise will get an aesthetic upgrade, a new parallel, a new insert and a healthy dose of old favorites when the 2015 edition releases... [ continued ]
 
The Triumphant Return of Panini America’s Popular “Guess the Autograph” Contest
June 27, 2015
Two years, eight months and one day. Believe it or not, that’s how long it’s been since we’ve brought you one of our popular Panini America “Guess the Autograph” contests here on The... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Takes 2015 NBA Draft Social with #HoopsRookie Real-Time Reveal
June 26, 2015
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — NBA commissioner Adam Silver presided over his second NBA Draft last night at Barclays Center and spent every five minutes or so helping NBA dreams come true for some... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Chris Paul, Anthony Davis, More
June 26, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Signs Top Picks to Exclusive Card Deals in Advance of 2015 NBA Draft
June 25, 2015
Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company and the exclusive trading card partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), announced today... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Elite Baseball (123 Must-See Images)
June 24, 2015
There are many things about next week’s release of 2015 Elite Baseball that longtime brand loyalists will expect from a product that’s been a baseball-card industry staple for almost... [ continued ]
 
Kobe on Canvas: Panini Authentic’s Newest Creation Just the Ticket for Bryant Fans
June 24, 2015
Whether you’re a diehard fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, their iconic superstar Kobe Bryant, or both, Panini Authentic recently unveiled a new item that should be just the ticket for... [ continued ]
 
Immaculate Beginning: Panini America Eyes First Autos for 2015 Immaculate Baseball
June 23, 2015
Our original content plan today for The Knight’s Lance included showcasing the top-to-bottom results of the recently completed packout process for the upcoming 2015 Elite Baseball.... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2014-15 Preferred Basketball
June 22, 2015
This is shaping up to be one monumental basketball week for Panini America, what with Wednesday’s release of the highly anticipated 2014-15 Preferred Basketball setting the stage for... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers a Special Father’s Day Glimpse at 2014-15 Preferred Basketball
June 21, 2015
Just when you thought you’d seen your last pre-release peek at Panini America’s upcoming 2014-15 Preferred Basketball, we thought we’d pay tribute to all those book-loving (and booklet-loving)... [ continued ]
 
Teaser: Panini America Rips into 10 Packs of 2015 Father’s Day (Must-See Gallery)
June 19, 2015
One of the most celebrated collecting weekends of the year actually got off to a rip-roaring start yesterday when Panini America’s 2015 Father’s Day promo packs began arriving inside... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Bagwell, Alomar, KD and More
June 19, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Inkling of Autographs to Come in 2014-15 Preferred Basketball
June 18, 2015
While the confetti’s still wafting from the rafters of Golden State’s riveting 2015 NBA Finals triumph over the Cleveland Cavaliers, the hobby fortunes of Warriors stars such as Stephen... [ continued ]
 
iCollectPanini.com Begins Online Portion of Panini America’s 2015 Father’s Day Promo
June 17, 2015
The phenomenon known as the 2015 Panini America’s Father’s Day promotion continues to gain serious momentum in these final days leading up to, well, Father’s Day. In fact, excitement... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Peeks the Uniqueness of the Memorabilia Coming to 2015 Father’s Day
June 16, 2015
From the very beginning, the true beauty of Panini America’s promotional sets that have made hobby holidays out of Black Friday and Father’s Day, and that continue to steal the show... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Readying International-Only 2014-15 Gala Basketball (Must-See Gallery)
June 16, 2015
When it comes to international summer blockbusters, last week’s release of Jurassic World will be hard to beat at the box office with an estimated global take of more than $524 million... [ continued ]
 
Rookies from the NFL, NBA Illustrate School Spirit for Panini America Sketch Cards
June 15, 2015
The old college try. That’s exactly what some of the top young stars in the NFL and NBA delivered when Panini America officials asked them at various times throughout the last year... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Pays Tribute to Dads with a Special 2015 Father’s Day Sales Event
June 15, 2015
Father’s Day shoppers still feverishly searching for Dad’s perfect gift this year can take solace in two things: 1) There’s still time and 2) There’s Panini Authentic. Indeed, for... [ continued ]
 
Championship Worthy: Panini America Eyes the Booklets in 2014-15 Preferred Basketball
June 14, 2015
Packout for Panini America’s upcoming 2014-15 Preferred Basketball began in earnest Friday afternoon, officially triggering the countdown to the product’s highly anticipated June 24... [ continued ]
 
Best of Luck: Panini Authentic, Andrew Luck Shine in First Indy Public Signing (Gallery)
June 12, 2015
Last month inside Indianapolis’ Collector’s Den, Panini Authentic and Colts quarterback Andrew Luck joined forces for the superstar’s first Indy public signing, a sold-out, fan-packed... [ continued ]
 
Autographs, Cracked Ice Parallels Bring Pop to 2015 Panini America Father’s Day Set
June 12, 2015
Early this morning, we turned to Panini America’s Tweeps (that is, our loyal followers on Twitter) to help us determine what we would preview today on The Knight’s Lance. After all,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Bonds, Kobe, Kyrie and More
June 12, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
The Meteoric Rise of Matthew Dellavedova’s Top Rookie Card from $26 to $255
June 11, 2015
You can learn a lot about a guy by watching him play a few games on basketball’s biggest stage. One week ago today, on the eve of Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals, Matthew Dellavedova... [ continued ]
 
Uncut Sheets, Exclusive Autographs Coming to Panini Rewards Site in Friday Update
June 10, 2015
Panini America officials are putting the finishing touches on the next planned inventory update to the Panini Rewards platform, a major upgrade that will include Rewards-exclusive... [ continued ]
 
Kobe’s Game-Worn Kicks, Inscribed All-Star Jerseys Top Panini Authentic Update
June 10, 2015
Two one-of-a-kind pairs of game-worn Kobe Bryant sneakers, a basketball used during the 2014-15 NBA season and specially inscribed NBA All-Star jerseys highlight the newest additions... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, USA Baseball Grade High in First Round of 2015 MLB Draft (Gallery)
June 09, 2015
Last night in New Jersey, Major League Baseball celebrated the landmark 50th anniversary of its annual First-Year Player Draft, creating a raucous Secaucus as the game’s bright future... [ continued ]
 
Teaser: Panini America Rips Three Boxes of 2015 Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks Football
June 09, 2015
Panini America will make a little more trading card history tomorrow with the release of 2015 Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks Football, the first-ever college football release to feature... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Peeks Elements, Portraits in 2015 Father’s Day Promotion Update
June 08, 2015
Now that we’re less than two weeks away from the industry-wide phenomenon that will be Panini America’s 2015 Father’s Day promotion, you can count on The Knight’s Lance to begin delivering... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Score Football (105 Must-See Pics)
June 08, 2015
While the 2015 NFL season might still be more than 87 days away, impatient fans and collectors can take solace in one glorious fact: The 2015 NFL Collecting season arrives on Wednesday.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It? Weekend’ Back with Chance to Win New Football Products
June 06, 2015
Hard to believe it’s been almost a month since we conducted our last edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance. But since it’s true, that can mean only one thing:... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2014-15 Luxe Basketball (Gallery)
June 05, 2015
If you’ve paid close attention to The Knight’s Lance or the Panini America Instagram feed in the last few weeks, you’ve no doubt seen subtle glimpses of something called 2014-15 Luxe... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Ripken, Wiggins, Manziel, More
June 05, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
iCollectPanini.com Brings Back Spectacular Promotion to Honor 2015 NBA Finals
June 04, 2015
Right this very moment, an international audience of fans, collectors and media eagerly awaits tonight’s tip off of Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals, a must-see showcase pitting the Golden... [ continued ]
 
As NBA Finals Arrive, Panini America Offers Arresting Review of Spectra Basketball
June 04, 2015
Call it a hobby-wide case of “Spectracide.” With its drop-dead gorgeous good looks, a wealth of desirable memorabilia and autograph cards, and the eternal excellence of Optichrome... [ continued ]
 
Next Day Autos in 2015 Prestige Football Put Focus on NFL’s Highest-Rated Rookies
June 03, 2015
Panini America’s iconic “Rated Rookie” term will take on added significance in the upcoming 2015 Prestige Football release when 41 of the highest-rated rookies in the NFL take center... [ continued ]
 
A Must-See First Look at the Panini America 2015 Father’s Day Promotion (Gallery)
June 03, 2015
If the country’s finest sellers of bad ties, “World’s Greatest Dad” coffee mugs and designer boxers have experienced a significant slump in the last three years (especially in the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers the Complete List of 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football SPs
June 02, 2015
Seeing as how Panini America’s 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football has enjoyed almost two blistering weeks on the market, now’s probably a good time to start pulling the curtain back... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks Football
June 02, 2015
The 75 or so local hobby shop owners who participated in last week’s third annual Panini America GTS Distribution event in conjunction with the NFLPA Rookie Premiere got more than... [ continued ]
 
Inside the Panini Roundtable Hobby Shop of the Month: Sports Card Junction
June 01, 2015
Congratulations are in order for Pittsburgh’s Sports Card Junction, winner of the May 2015 Panini Roundtable Store of the Month. In addition to receiving some sweet Panini America... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Clear Vision Football (Gallery)
June 01, 2015
In late July, Panini America will unveil an all-new NFL product that promises to be clearly different than anything else on the market — and it’s a difference collectors will be able... [ continued ]
 
Super Saturday: Panini America’s Must-See Scenes from 2015 NFLPA Rookie Premiere
May 31, 2015
LOS ANGELES — For Panini America officials, departing the NFLPA Rookie Premiere always presents such bittersweet emotions — and that is especially true now that the headline-grabbing... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Dez, DeMarco, Blake and More
May 30, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Recaps Star-Filled Thursday at the 2015 NFLPA Rookie Premiere
May 29, 2015
LOS ANGELES — Panini America officials picked up Thursday at the 2015 NFLPA Rookie Premiere right where they left off Wednesday night: With a bustling, star-filled player lounge that... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Reviews Action-Packed First Day of the 2015 NFLPA Rookie Premiere
May 28, 2015
LOS ANGELES — On a whirlwind Wednesday evening in downtown Los Angeles, one of the most important events of the collecting season kicked off in earnest as the top rookies from the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Explores Two Early Boxes of 2014-15 Spectra Basketball (Gallery)
May 27, 2015
As far as hump days go, this one promises to be . . . well . . . quite Spectracular. For today, you see, is no ordinary Wednesday. It’s release day for Panini America’s 2014-15 Spectra... [ continued ]
 
Special ‘Panini University’ T-Shirts Available for a Limited Time at iCollectPanini.com
May 27, 2015
One week ago today, Panini America’s inaugural licensed college football product — 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football — released to considerable pomp and circumstance as college... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Receiving High Marks for its First College Football Trading Card Product
May 26, 2015
Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, recently released 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football, the company’s first college-only trading... [ continued ]
 
Before the Autographs: A Revealing Preview of 2014-15 National Treasures Basketball
May 25, 2015
Since basketball fans and collectors are locked in some sort of cruel waiting game right about now (what with Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals still hours away and the release... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Appreciates the Huge Hobby Splash of Golden State’s Leading Men
May 24, 2015
Throughout the 2015 NBA Playoffs so far, no one has made more waves than the Golden State Warriors and their swish-splashing, laser-sighted leading men — Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.... [ continued ]
 
Gallery: Panini America Rips Retail Versions of 2015 Stars & Stripes USA Baseball, Prizm
May 22, 2015
For any number of legitimate reasons, we spend a lot of time here on The Knight’s Lance showcasing the hobby side of our products. That’s not to say we look past their retail counterparts;... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, beIN Sports Join Forces for Special Copa America Chile 2015 Promotion
May 22, 2015
In conjunction with the North American release last month of the official Copa America Chile 2015 Sticker Collection, Panini America and beIN Sports have teamed up for a special social... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Eisenhower, ‘Manster’ and More
May 22, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014-15 Spectra Basketball (69 Sweet Pics)
May 20, 2015
Panini America’s colorful, Prizm-infused Spectra brand has wasted precious little time in etching out a loyal following among hardhcore hoops collectors. In fact, with just one inaugural... [ continued ]
 
Teaser: Panini America Breaks Two Boxes of 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football
May 19, 2015
After months of buildup, Panini America is prepared to make hobby history on Wednesday with the long-awaited release of 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football, the company’s first college-only... [ continued ]
 
Autographs from Hollywood’s Heavy Hitters Driving Panini America’s 2015 Americana
May 18, 2015
In the five days since Panini America’s 2015 Americana released in hobby shops across North America, one fact has become abundantly clear: Hollywood’s heaviest hitters are just as... [ continued ]
 
2015 Americana Takes Lead Role in a Special Contest Edition of Panini Unwrapped
May 16, 2015
Bolstered by autographs from such box-office big shots as Bradley Cooper, Sylvester Stallone, Al Pacino and Kevin Hart, Panini America’s 2015 Americana released this week to rave reviews... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2014-15 National Treasures Basketball
May 15, 2015
High-end hoops collectors, rejoice. One of the most iconic super-premium products in trading card history is gearing up for the 2014-15 season — and when 2014-15 National Treasures... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Griffin, Wiggins, Gates, More
May 15, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Newest Autograph Arrivals Shed Light on Future Basketball Releases
May 14, 2015
Even now, as Panini America’s 2014-15 Immaculate Basketball release continues blazing a super-premium trail throughout the hoops collecting universe, work inside Panini America HQ... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football
May 13, 2015
Let the countdown to kickoff begin. One week from today, Panini America will release its first football product of 2015, a true history-making endeavor backed by one of the most beloved... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Four Early Boxes of the New 2015 Americana
May 12, 2015
If you’re looking for a quick way to sufficiently sum up what Panini America’s upcoming 2015 Americana release is all about, it’s probably better to do it with pictures than with words.... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of the New 2015 Prizm Baseball
May 11, 2015
For many hardcore hardball collectors, Wednesday simply can’t get here fast enough. For Wednesday, you see, is the day Panini America’s 2015 Prizm Baseball releases to a hungry fan... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It? Weekend’ Back with a Prize-Filled Mother’s Day Edition
May 10, 2015
It’s been two weeks since our last edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance — and that can mean only one thing: It’s time to do it again with a special Mother’s... [ continued ]
 
Gallery: Packout Begins for Panini America’s 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football
May 08, 2015
At this very moment, Panini America’s Jason King and Tim Trout are across town at the company production facility managing the packout process for 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Crosby, Tarasenko, KD and More
May 08, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Hollywood Blockbuster: Bradley Cooper, Sly Stallone, More Star in 2015 Americana
May 07, 2015
If Panini America’s upcoming 2015 Americana was a Hollywood movie instead of a trading-card set, it would likely go down as the biggest-budgeted blockbuster ever made; a meandering,... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Prizm Baseball (150 Must-See Pics)
May 06, 2015
A product like Prizm Baseball needs not much in the way of introduction. By now, more than three years into a colorful, captivating existence, the brand has established itself as a... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Takes Uncut Look at Spectra Basketball, Prizm Draft Picks Football
May 05, 2015
You never know what Panini America Vice President of Production Stephanie Carlson will bring to the office following her daily morning visits to the company production facility. She... [ continued ]
 
Panini Rewards Inventory Bolstered By Rare Game-Worn Memorabilia, Autographs
May 04, 2015
Thanks to a huge assist from a member of the family, Panini America’s Panini Rewards site received a significant inventory upgrade over the weekend. Panini Authentic, the memorabilia... [ continued ]
 
Sticking With It: Panini Ready for Launch of FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Sticker Album
May 04, 2015
Panini, the world’s largest publisher of collectibles, and FIFA, the world governing body of soccer and organizer of the FIFA Women World Cup™, are proud to announce that their business... [ continued ]
 
Masterful Footwork: Panini America Sneaks Peek at 2014-15 Immaculate Sneak Peek
May 04, 2015
It’s safe to say that Panini America’s NBA Product Development Team put its best foot forward last season with the introduction of the spectacular Sneak Peek insert in 2013-14 Immaculate... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Prestige Football (Preview Gallery)
May 02, 2015
Since making its NFL debut way back in 1998, the Prestige Football brand — like Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson, Randy Moss and the other headlining members of that heralded 1998 rookie... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Dez Bryant, Dwight Howard, More
May 01, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America at the NFL Draft: 2015 Score Rookie Cards in Real Time (Day 2 Gallery)
May 01, 2015
CHICAGO — During Thursday night’s first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the collector-coveted skill positions made an early splash with quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota... [ continued ]
 
Panini America On Location at the 2015 NFL Draft: The NFLPA Rookie Debut (Gallery)
April 30, 2015
CHICAGO — For many NFL fans, the 2015 NFL Draft begins later tonight when the first round opens. But for Panini America, intense draft activity began in earnest earlier this week with... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Real-Time Reveal: 2015 Score Rookie Cards of Top NFL Draft Picks
April 30, 2015
CHICAGO — Thirty-two different times tonight during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, league commissioner Roger Goodell will call out a name and make a dream come true for one... [ continued ]
 
First Cards, Draft Town Memories Highlight Panini America’s 2015 NFL Draft Strategy
April 29, 2015
CHICAGO — Tomorrow night in the Windy City, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will kickoff the 2015 NFL Draft by reading the name of the first overall selection from a well-traveled draft... [ continued ]
 
Top NFL Draft Prospects Claim Center Stage in 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football
April 29, 2015
Tomorrow night in Chicago, the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft will commence amid much pomp and circumstance, the first of three frenzied days that will irrevocably shape the rest... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2015 Diamond Kings Baseball
April 28, 2015
There’s royalty in our midst. Tomorrow, for the first time in a decade, Diamond Kings Baseball returns. Long live the king! OK, maybe that’s a bit over dramatic. But when you’re as... [ continued ]
 
The Hottest Babes: Appreciating Babe Ruth’s Presence in 2015 Diamond Kings Baseball
April 27, 2015
You can tell by the box. You can tell by this blog. You can tell by the buzz. For the first time in a decade, Babe Ruth is returning to a Panini America product. In a comeback performance... [ continued ]
 
Inside Immaculate: Panini America Initiates Packout for 2014-15 Immaculate Basketball
April 27, 2015
Early last Friday morning, Panini America officials began the packout process for 2014-15 Immaculate Basketball, easily one of this season’s most anticipated releases across all sports.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It? Weekend’ Back with Chance to Win Diamond Kings Baseball
April 25, 2015
It’s been almost three weeks since our last edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance — and that can mean only one thing: It’s time to do it again. So if you’re... [ continued ]
 
Game-Worn Gear, Inscriptions Headline the Panini Authentic Dez Bryant Collection
April 24, 2015
By most accounts, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant produced the greatest season of his young career in 2014 with a fitting 88 receptions (just five shy of his single-season... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Watt, Favre, Brees, Cooks, More
April 24, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Uncut Examination of 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football
April 23, 2015
One week from tonight, the 2015 NFL Draft will kick off in Chicago, setting in motion a dramatic series of events that will largely dictate the football collecting landscape for the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Cooperstown Baseball (Gallery)
April 22, 2015
Since launching its official trading card relationship with the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in 2012, Panini America has spent three years paying tribute to the game’s... [ continued ]
 
Browns RB Terrance West Impresses During Panini America’s 2014 NFL POD Event
April 22, 2015
Cleveland Browns running back Terrance West has grown accustomed to delivering impressive performances on Sunday afternoons. But the one he produced last Sunday, on a picture-perfect... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Diamond Kings Baseball (114 Pics)
April 21, 2015
The more collectors see of the triumphantly returning 2015 Diamond Kings Baseball, it seems, the more excited they become. That momentum began to build in earnest last week, when Panini... [ continued ]
 
Sole Survivor: Panini America’s ‘Sneak Peek’ Insert Returning to Immaculate Basketball
April 20, 2015
If you follow Panini America on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, the post you’re about to read may indeed be old news by now. But even if you already know that we’re bringing back the... [ continued ]
 
Mini Cards, Massive Appeal: Panini America Peeks Inside 2015 Diamond Kings Baseball
April 19, 2015
Of the myriad admirable attributes built into Panini America’s upcoming 2015 Diamond Kings Baseball, none may be more massive in appeal than the product’s smallest inclusions. The... [ continued ]
 
As NBA Playoffs Open, Southwest Division is Ready to Make its Mark . . . Again
April 18, 2015
Much like the population of the United States, the hub of basketball for years has been centered near the country’s biggest markets. It was in Boston where you could watch Larry Bird,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks Football
April 17, 2015
Panini America will make a little hobby history with the late-May release of 2015 Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks Football. For the first time ever, the company’s popular Prizm technology... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Delivers Special Promotion to Celebrate the Start of 2015 NBA Playoffs
April 17, 2015
To help celebrate the start of the 2015 NBA Playoffs this weekend, Panini Authentic has launched a special promotion on its website that offers dramatically discounted pricing on autograph... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Bridgewater, Betts, Hyde, More
April 17, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Initiates Packout Process for 2015 Diamond Kings Baseball (Gallery)
April 16, 2015
At this very moment, several members of the Panini America Baseball Product Development Team are at the company production facility across town diligently preparing for a most regal... [ continued ]
 
Inside Immaculate: Panini America Readies 2014-15 Immaculate Basketball for Release
April 15, 2015
Let the buildup begin. Panini America’s 2014-15 Immaculate Basketball is coming. In fact, packout for the newest installment of one of the hobby’s most powerful brands begins in earnest... [ continued ]
 
Moments of Greatness: Panini America Pays Tribute to Dirk Nowitzki in Season Finale
April 15, 2015
Later tonight inside the American Airlines Center, the Dallas Mavericks will host the Portland Trail Blazers to close the 2014-15 regular season. And just as they have been for the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Elite Baseball (Preview Gallery)
April 15, 2015
Elite Baseball, one of the sport’s most endearing brands, is gearing up for another season intent on becoming just a little more . . . elite. Set for a late-June release, 2015 Elite... [ continued ]
 
Prizm in Progress: Panini America Reveals a Visual Update on 2015 Prizm Baseball Autos
April 14, 2015
While collectors across North America anxiously await the triumphant return of Diamond Kings Baseball on April 29, we had to find something to pass the time for collectors of America’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Readying the Next Inventory Update for Panini Rewards Site (Gallery)
April 14, 2015
Panini America officials are in the process of finalizing the next inventory update for the Panini Rewards website that will go live tomorrow night and include key cards from the likes... [ continued ]
 
Which Do You Prefer? The Early Autograph Returns of 2014-15 Preferred Basketball
April 12, 2015
No matter how you prefer your NBA autographed trading cards, you can bet that Panini America’s upcoming 2014-15 Preferred Basketball will have a little dose of on-card brilliance just... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Score Football (Preview Gallery)
April 10, 2015
Panini America’s landmark Score Football is readying for another epic season. Entering its 27th year as football collecting’s early season product of choice, the 2015 edition of Score... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Harden, Hyde, Ripken and More
April 10, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Cards to Dye For: Panini America Offers One More Look at 2014-15 Select Basketball
April 09, 2015
On the surface, basketball trading cards and tie-dye anything (with the possible exception of a Bill Walton tribute set) seem like completely incompatible assets. But then along comes... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Box of 2015 Stars & Stripes USA Baseball
April 08, 2015
Although today’s arrival of 2014 National Treasures Football will most certainly steal more than its share of this week’s new-release headlines, Panini America’s 2015 Stars & Stripes... [ continued ]
 
2014 Select Football Award Selections Cards Arrive at Panini America HQ (Gallery)
April 07, 2015
Mojo has arrived at Panini America headquarters this week. To be more precise, the finished Blue Mojo Prizm Award Selections cards from 2014 Select Football’s interactive insert have... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers a Redemption Update on 2014 National Treasures Football
April 07, 2015
The release tomorrow of Panini America’s 2014 National Treasures Football promises to be nothing short of a national collecting holiday. As it is every year, National Treasures Release... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Stars & Stripes USA Baseball (111 Pics)
April 06, 2015
Some of the greatest aspects of Panini America’s proud baseball past (including Diamond Kings, the Crusade insert, Silhouettes and more) will take on new life in the company’s upcoming... [ continued ]
 
2015 Knight’s Lance Easter Egg Hunt: Locate the Panini America Eggs & You Could Win!
April 05, 2015
Whether it’s tracking down eggs or tracking down those last few Panini America cards to finish your set, collectors and Easter celebrants share one very important emotion: The thrill... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2014 National Treasures Football
April 03, 2015
You can feel the excitement in the air; the mounting anticipation that accompanies the release of any National Treasures release. As you read this, the entire collecting world is eagerly... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kaep, Benjamin, Ditka and More
April 03, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of 2014-15 Select Basketball
April 02, 2015
Talk about perfect timing. Panini America’s 2014-15 Select Basketball arrives in hobby shops across North America tomorrow, just as the Easter Bunny begins plotting and placing his... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2014-15 Preferred Basketball (Gallery)
April 01, 2015
For the hardcore hoops collecting world anxiously awaiting Friday’s release of 2014-15 Select Basketball, The Knight’s Lance has something to help you pass the time: The world-premiere... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Inks Marcus Mariota to First Licensed NFL Trading Card Agreement
March 31, 2015
Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today that it has signed former Oregon Ducks quarterback and 2014 Heisman Trophy winner... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Prizm Baseball (Preview Gallery)
March 31, 2015
For the better part of the last two weeks, Panini America officials have been spending quality time with some of the brightest young stars in baseball during the second annual Panini... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014-15 Select Basketball (106 Sweet Pics)
March 30, 2015
A three-tiered base set boasting various levels of scarcity. A dizzying array of new designs, new colors and new finishes that take full advantage of Panini America’s Prizm Optichrome... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Sunday Sneak Peek Inside 2014 National Treasures Football
March 29, 2015
As you read this, Panini America’s grand finale to the 2014 NFL trading card season — the juggernaut that is 2014 National Treasures Football — is making its way to hobby shop shelves... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kobe, KD, Kyrie, Ovie and More
March 28, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Base Variations Continue Fanning Flames of 2014-15 Gold Standard Basketball
March 27, 2015
One of the most interesting — but perhaps less-heralded — aspects of Panini America’s Gold Standard Basketball brand during its first four years in existence has been the inclusion... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Cracks the Book on Peeking 2014 National Treasures Football (Gallery)
March 27, 2015
The home stretch is upon us. Panini America’s riveting 2014 NFL trading card season will reach its dramatic conclusion on April 8 with the highly anticipated release of 2014 National... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2014-15 Threads Basketball
March 26, 2015
Our all-out assault on previewing Panini America’s Target-exclusive 2014-15 Threads Basketball continues today with our first look at finished boxes of the product’s Premium and Blaster... [ continued ]
 
“Where Is It? Wednesday” Offers the Chance to Win 10 Sweet Panini America Prizes
March 25, 2015
Panini America scavenger hunts are nothing new for loyal readers of The Knight’s Lance. Scavenger hunts starting on a Wednesday? Well, that’s a new twist. But since we’re all looking... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Previews Rare Micro-Etched RCs of the New 2014-15 Threads Basketball
March 24, 2015
At some point later this week, if it hasn’t arrived already, Panini America’s 2014-15 Threads Basketball will start hitting exclusively in Target stores packing three unique packaging... [ continued ]
 
Now Live: Panini America Launches Official Website for Popular Dragon Ball Z TCG
March 24, 2015
The momentum behind the triumphant return of Panini America’s popular Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game to the market last fall after 10 years away just keeps building. On the heels... [ continued ]
 
The Hardwood: Panini America Eyes Unique RCs in 2014-15 Threads Basketball Blasters
March 23, 2015
Panini America’s Target-exclusive 2014-15 Threads Basketball should begin arriving in stores across the country this week, packing three unique configurations (each with its own exclusive... [ continued ]
 
Autos Correct: Hot New Ink from Rice, Shaq, Brady, More Arrives at Panini America HQ
March 21, 2015
When it comes to new trading card products, they simply get no hotter — regardless of sport — than yesterday’s release of 2014 Black Gold Football. After weeks of gradual buildup and... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Bernie, Beckham, Jr. and More
March 20, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014 Black Gold Football (93 Sweet Pics)
March 19, 2015
After all of the previews, packout peeks and on-card-arrival updates, it’s almost time for Panini America’s highly anticipated 2014 Black Gold Football to release. Many collectors... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Appreciates First Autograph Returns for 2015 Prizm Baseball (Gallery)
March 19, 2015
Beginning this weekend in Florida, Panini America officials will throw out the proverbial first pitch on the 2015 Panini Spring Training Road Trip, a two-state, cross-country event... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Open Two Early Boxes of 2014 Black Gold Football
March 19, 2015
As the well-documented countdown to Panini America’s 2014 Black Gold Football enters its final tantalizing hours, leave it to The Knight’s Lance to provide one more revealing look... [ continued ]
 
2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football Takes Top NFL Stars Back to School (Gallery)
March 18, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Yesterday at the 2015 Industry Summit, Panini America’s upcoming 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Football was a primary topic of conversation. Jason Howarth, the company’s... [ continued ]
 
Cleveland-Area Collector Earns Grand Prize in 2014 Panini NFL Player of the Day
March 17, 2015
Tom Pavich, a trading card collector from the Cleveland suburb of Fairview Park, Ohio, turned a pack of officially licensed Panini America NFL trading cards into the rare opportunity... [ continued ]
 
New Inventory Additions Shed Positive Light on Panini America Panini Rewards Program
March 17, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A slew of big-ticket cards added to the Panini Rewards website late last week during a routine inventory update seemed to resonate with collectors more than normal and... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Inks Dez Bryant to Exclusive Agreement for Autographs, Memorabilia
March 16, 2015
Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, the exclusive game-worn memorabilia partner of the Dallas Cowboys and an official licensee of the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Showcases More Gems from the Upcoming 2014 Black Gold Football
March 16, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Later today, live from the floor of the 2015 Industry Summit, Panini America officials will join GTS Distribution in providing a world-premiere preview of 2014 Black Gold... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers One More Peek Inside 2015 Industry Summit Black Boxes (Gallery)
March 14, 2015
The 2015 Industry Summit is set to officially kick off tomorrow in Las Vegas as registered guests — retailers, distributors, card manufacturers, league officials — settle in for three... [ continued ]
 
A Week Away: Panini America Gazes Deeper into 2014 Black Gold Football (Gallery)
March 13, 2015
As the monumental buzz surrounding Panini America’s upcoming 2014 Black Gold Football continues to build, it’s worth noting that we are exactly one week away from release. But if you’re... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Keenan Allen, Steve Smith, More
March 13, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014-15 Threads Basketball Premium
March 12, 2015
Panini America officials on Monday morning began packing out and shipping Premium editions of 2014-15 Threads Basketball, the company’s second Target-exclusive NBA trading card product... [ continued ]
 
Black Box Confidential: Panini America Eyes Initial Wave of 2015 Industry Summit Gems
March 11, 2015
With the 2015 Industry Summit set to begin on Sunday, Panini America officials have steadfastly been putting the finishing touches on the legendary Black Boxes that have come to virtually... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Initiates Packout Process for 2014 Black Gold Football (Must-See Gallery)
March 11, 2015
If you missed the Panini America Twitter feed this morning, well, you missed a lot. Panini America Football Brand Manager Chris Barr took control of our account to bring you firsthand... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Celebrates Game’s Signature Voices in 2014-15 Threads Basketball
March 10, 2015
For any number of compelling reasons both audible and inaudible, basketball’s most resounding voices have fashioned fan followings every bit as passionate and plentiful as the players... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Presents a Pre-Packout Peek at 2014 Black Gold Football (Gallery)
March 09, 2015
In the next few days, Panini America’s highly anticipated 2014 Black Gold Football will begin packing out in the company’s production facility across town. If you haven’t picked up... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Open One Early Box of 2015 Donruss Baseball
March 09, 2015
For many passionate baseball fans, the official first pitch for the 2015 collecting season comes Wednesday with the release of Panini America’s 2015 Donruss Baseball. A collecting... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Pays Tribute to Tony Gwynn in Upcoming 2015 Donruss Baseball Insert
March 07, 2015
Next week, in 2015 Donruss Baseball, Panini America will honor one of the greatest hitters to ever walk into a batter’s box with a five-card Tony Gwynn tribute. Among the milestones... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Donruss Baseball (126 Revealing Pics)
March 06, 2015
For the better part of an entire year, Panini America’s fabled Donruss Baseball brand has enjoyed a stunning return to splendor. From the breakout success of the 2014 edition to the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Le’Veon Bell, Mike Schmidt, More
March 06, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Teaser: Panini America Breaks One Box of the New Heroes & Villains
March 05, 2015
Panini America Dragon Ball Z Brand Manager Aik Tongtharadol surprised me earlier today with one hot-off-the-presses box of the company’s highly anticipated Heroes & Villains Booster... [ continued ]
 
Prime Examples: The Memorabilia Stunners of Panini America’s 2014 Spectra Football
March 05, 2015
Panini America’s 2014 Spectra Football released in hobby shops across North America yesterday packing that intoxicating mix of Optichrome Prizm technology, colorfully in-demand parallels,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Newest Autograph Arrivals Tease Black Gold, NT, Immaculate, More
March 05, 2015
While the weather across seemingly most of North America continues to grow more frigid, Panini America continues doing its part to heat things up — not just with new releases blazing... [ continued ]
 
2015 Donruss Baseball Provides a Blast from the Past with Nostalgic “1981” Subset
March 04, 2015
Never underestimate the transformative power of trading cards. After all, just one look at the new 1981 subset in Panini America’s upcoming 2015 Donruss Baseball release and I’m jettisoned... [ continued ]
 
Ruthian Return: Babe Ruth’s Presence Packs Wallop in 2015 Diamond Kings Baseball
March 03, 2015
As monumental as it may have seemed at the time, Panini America’s announcement last week that the fabled Diamond Kings brand would be making a triumphant return to baseball after a... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Previews All Six Cards in the 2014-15 Donruss Basketball Trade-In Promo
March 03, 2015
Late last week here on The Knight’s Lance, we brought you preliminary details of a unique wrapper trade-in program being conducted with Panini America’s 2014-15 Donruss Basketball... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014 Spectra Football (90 Must-See Pics)
March 02, 2015
Last week here on The Knight’s Lance we brought you a pre-packout peek at Panini America’s 2014 Spectra Football, the hit-filled, Optichrome-enhanced thrill ride that arrives in hobby... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It? Weekend’ Back with a Chance to 10 Win Great Prizes
February 28, 2015
As hard as it seems to believe, it’s been three long weeks since our last installment of Panini America’s popular “Where Is It? Weekend” Scavenger Hunt. Of course, that’s too long.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Wrapper Trade-In Program for 2014-15 Donruss Basketball
February 27, 2015
Panini America officials on Friday morning announced that the company will conduct a unique wrapper trade-in program with the new 2014-15 Donruss Basketball product that released on... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Bo Jackson, Beckham, Jr., More
February 27, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Prepares to Hit the Road for Second Annual Spring Training Road Trip
February 26, 2015
For 11 straight days beginning in late March, Panini America baseball officials will embark on a two-state, cross-country journey that will take them from Florida to Arizona for the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2014-15 Threads Basketball (Gallery)
February 26, 2015
Early next month, Panini America will put the finishing touches on 2014-15 Threads Basketball and begin shipping the company’s second Target-exclusive NBA trading card product of the... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Box of the New 2014-15 Donruss Basketball
February 25, 2015
Basketball collectors ready for a good, old-fashioned hobby heatwave to warm up these frozen winter days, well, you’re in luck. Panini America’s 2014-15 Donruss Basketball releases... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015 Diamond Kings Baseball (Gallery)
February 24, 2015
For the first time in a decade, baseball collectors who’ve long felt America’s pastime is a true work of art have reason to celebrate. The iconic Diamond Kings brand, absent from the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers a Pre-Packout Peek at 2014 Spectra Football (67 Must-See Pics)
February 23, 2015
While many of us from Panini America have spent the last few days at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis securing autographs for our first products of the 2015 NFL Season (2015... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2014-15 Immaculate Basketball (Gallery)
February 23, 2015
Bolstered by four blockbuster releases across three sports (two in basketball and one each in baseball and football), Panini America’s Immaculate brand has quickly established itself... [ continued ]
 
Award-Worthy: Panini America Sneaks Peek at 2014 Select Football Award Selections
February 21, 2015
For collectors who might have been taking a wait-and-see approach to submitting their winning cards in the 2014 Select Football Award Selections interactive redemption program, the... [ continued ]
 
An Immaculate Week: Panini America Peeks Newest Autos from Final 2014 NFL Releases
February 20, 2015
If 2014 Immaculate Football’s first two days on the marketplace are any indication, the final, furious stretch of Panini America’s 2014 NFL release calendar promises to close the season... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Manziel, Hyde, Hockey and More
February 20, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014-15 Donruss Basketball (144 Pics)
February 19, 2015
In a modern trading card marketplace rife with whiz-bang wonders of unparalleled technological wizardry and enough super-premium autograph and memorabilia creations to stock even the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Donruss Soccer (Preview Gallery)
February 18, 2015
So, how exactly does Panini America plan to follow up the spectacular soccer season that was 2014, when a passionate global fan base embraced both the Official 2014 FIFA World Cup™... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of 2014 Immaculate Football
February 17, 2015
There might not be a better way to return to the office following five days away (four at the 2015 NBA All-Star Game in New York, yesterday at home for President’s Day) than this:... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Recaps a Super Sunday at NBA All-Star 2015 (Video & Gallery)
February 17, 2015
NEW YORK — Just hours after Minnesota Timberwolves rookie phenom Zach LaVine seemingly broke the Internet with a series of reality-defying dunks during Saturday night’s Sprite Slam... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2014 National Treasures Football (Gallery)
February 16, 2015
A national collecting holiday is coming. A new installment of the iconic National Treasures Football brand is one the way. And when Panini America’s 2014 National Treasures Football... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Recaps the Sights, Sounds of NBA All-Star 2015 in New York (Part One)
February 16, 2015
NEW YORK — With huge assists from Modell’s Sporting Goods, the NBA and its biggest superstars, Panini America helped turn a frigid week in the Big Apple into a bona fide whirlwind... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Showcases More Memorable Memorabilia in 2014 Immaculate Football
February 14, 2015
Just when you thought we were finished previewing the vast array of unique memorabilia cards coming to next week’s release of 2014 Immaculate Football, Panini America and The Knight’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kareem, Exum, Hockey, More
February 13, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers All-Star Selection of Newest NBA Autograph Arrivals (Gallery)
February 13, 2015
NEW YORK — Friday’s sub-30-degree chill in New York City can do nothing to diminish the heat wave created by the festivities in town to celebrate NBA All-Star 2015. What with Rocnation’s... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Explores the New England Patriots Championship Set
February 12, 2015
Yesterday morning, just 10 days after one of the most dramatic, scintillating and epic games in the 49-year history of the Super Bowl, Panini America completed a feat that was every... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 USA Baseball Stars & Stripes (Gallery)
February 11, 2015
To suggest that Panini America’s upcoming 2015 USA Baseball Stars & Stripes product is shaping up to be one of the most impressive USA Baseball releases ever is certainly no April... [ continued ]
 
Country Music’s Greatest Hits: The Must-See Gallery from Panini America’s New Release
February 11, 2015
By most accounts, it was country music superstar Miranda Lambert — and no one else — who stole the show Sunday night during the 2015 Grammys. She rocked the house with her performance... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Previews Stacked Autograph Roster for 2014 Immaculate Football
February 10, 2015
For good reason, most of our pre-release coverage of 2014 Immaculate Football up to this point has been centered on the product’s juggernaut of a memorabilia checklist. But with the... [ continued ]
 
Z Warrior Mailbag – Unleash the Previews
February 10, 2015
Greetings, friends! The Mailbag had a flurry of activity this week, and the frenzied demand for Heroes and Villains is palpable. For the rest of this month, each card featured in the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Peeks Details on Special Set, Patch Cards for 2015 NBA All-Star Game
February 09, 2015
The NBA House at Skylight at Moynihan Station in Manhattan will start rocking right when the doors open tomorrow to tip off NBA All-Star 2015 Week — and the Panini America booth inside... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Pays Tribute to Patriots with Commemorative Super Bowl XLIX Set
February 09, 2015
The trading card spoils keep coming for the Super Bowl XLIX-champion New England Patriots. In the eight days since New England’s dramatic last-second victory over the Seattle Seahawks,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers a Deeper Look Inside 2014 Immaculate Football, Scavenger Hunt
February 08, 2015
The countdown to the release of Panini America’s 2014 Immaculate Football began in earnest earlier this week when we started an all-out assault here on The Knight’s Lance previewing... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Appreciates $29,889 Worth of Tom Brady’s Football Card Majesty
February 07, 2015
53,2358 passing yards. 392 career touchdown passes. 160 regular-season wins. 12 AFC East championships. Six AFC titles. Four Super Bowl rings. Three Super Bowl MVP awards. More touchdown... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, Modell’s to Join Forces for 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend Promotions
February 06, 2015
The NBA's biggest superstars will descend upon what promises to be a frigid New York City starting early next week for 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend -- and Panini America will be there.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kyrie, Bill Parcells and More
February 06, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Specific Quantities on 2014 Contenders Football Short Prints
February 05, 2015
Panini America officials announced earlier this week a complete sell-out of the company’s popular 2014 Contenders Football release, meaning everything that’s left of the product is... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Initiates Packout Process for 2014 Immaculate Football (Gallery)
February 05, 2015
Early this morning at the Panini America production facility across town, company officials began packing out the highly anticipated premiere edition of Immaculate Football, a unique... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Key New Details on 2014 Select Football Award Selections Sets
February 04, 2015
The New England Patriots’ scintillating last-second victory over the defending-champion Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday — before a record 114 million U.S. viewers, no... [ continued ]
 
Coming in 2014 National Treasures Football: Malcolm Butler’s First NFL Rookie Card
February 04, 2015
Unheralded and undrafted, New England Patriots rookie Malcolm Butler authored one of the greatest defensive plays in Super Bowl history Sunday night when he picked off Russell Wilson’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Previews the Pure Nastiness of 2014 Immaculate Football (Gallery)
February 03, 2015
Packout for Panini America’s highly anticipated 2014 Immaculate Football, the highly anticipated first NFL release bearing the lofty Immaculate name — begins in earnest on Friday.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2014-15 Spectra Basketball (Gallery)
February 03, 2015
Ask most hardcore hoops collectors about last season’s most surprising products and there’s a great chance that many of them — if not all of them — will mention Panini America’s 2013-14... [ continued ]
 
Chris Matthews Rookie Card Jumps 3,500% in Value During Super Bowl XLIX
February 02, 2015
If not for one of the most criticized play calls in Super Bowl history, Chris Matthews’ out-of-nowhere showcase during Super Bowl XLIX had the makings of an MVP performance — and a... [ continued ]
 
Base-Set Variations Bring Chase, Intrigue to 2014-15 Gold Standard Basketball (Gallery)
February 02, 2015
One of the most interesting — but perhaps less-heralded — aspects of Panini America’s Gold Standard Basketball brand during its first four years in existence has been the inclusion... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Super Sunday Peek at 2014 National Treasures Football (Gallery)
February 01, 2015
While hundreds of millions of people around the world are preparing to watch must-see TV of the highest order later today when the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks battle... [ continued ]
 
Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Claims 2014 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year Honors
January 31, 2015
Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater is the 2014 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year, Pepsi and the NFL announced Friday. Bridgewater was recognized as the 2014 PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE... [ continued ]
 
Young NFL Stars, Kids Provide Highlights at 2015 Panini Pop Warner Skills Clinic
January 31, 2015
PHOENIX — Friday night inside an action-packed YMCA/ASU Sun Devil Fitness Facility in downtown Phoenix, Panini America and Pop Warner joined forces for the 8th Annual Panini Pop Warner... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Teams Up with Los Angeles Lakers for Special Trading Card Set
January 30, 2015
The Los Angeles Lakers took on the Chicago Bulls last night at Staples Center and fans were treated to a double over-time thriller. While the home team walked away with a victory,... [ continued ]
 
Five NFL Stars to Coach Phoenix-area Kids During Panini Pop Warner Skills Clinic
January 30, 2015
PHOENIX – Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company and the exclusive trading card and sticker partner of Pop Warner, will treat more than 250... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Tom Brady, Russell Wilson, More
January 30, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Americana (Preview Gallery)
January 28, 2015
As you read this, perhaps the most entertaining brand in the Panini America product portfolio is undergoing a transformation. When 2015 Americana arrives in hobby shops across North... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Four Boxes of 2014-15 Gold Standard Basketball
January 27, 2015
As if last week’s two-case Quality Control preview of Panini America’s new 2014-15 Gold Standard Basketball wasn’t enough of a table-setter for the product’s release tomorrow, we’re... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Open One Early Box of 2015 Country Music
January 27, 2015
Panini America will make hobby and country music history tomorrow with the release of 2015 Country Music, a standalone trading card set devoted to some of country music’s legends,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, GTS Distribution Awarding 20 Scholarships to 2015 Industry Summit
January 26, 2015
Thanks once again to a unique partnership between Panini America and GTS Distribution, 20 hobby shop owners from around the country will have the opportunity to win a free scholarship... [ continued ]
 
Ohio Youth Wins Dream Trip to Super Bowl XLIX as Panini Super Bowl Kid Reporter
January 26, 2015
The only thing 9-year-old third-grader Dylan Cooperider really expected from opening packs of Panini America NFL trading cards throughout the 2014 season was the fun of chasing his... [ continued ]
 
iCollectPanini.com Brings Back Spectacular Promotion to Honor Super Bowl XLIX
January 26, 2015
Right this very moment, an international audience of fans, collectors and media are eagerly descending upon the Arizona desert to revel in all of the festivities planned for and around... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides a Pro Bowl-Worthy Preview of 2014 Immaculate, NT Football
January 25, 2015
I had the distinct pleasure of venturing over to the Panini America production facility twice earlier this week — once to check out the final stages of packout for 2014-15 Gold Standard... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015 Donruss Baseball (Preview Gallery)
January 24, 2015
Panini America’s iconic Donruss Baseball brand enjoyed a resurgence of epic proportions in 2014, a return-to-form tour de force that reintroduced classic Donruss nuances to a new generation... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Examines Second QC Case of 2014-15 Gold Standard Basketball (Gallery)
January 23, 2015
Panini America’s annual distributor conference came to a successful, productive close yesterday afternoon after more than two days of meetings, presentations, camaraderie and spirited... [ continued ]
 
Panini America to Deliver Exclusive Card Set for Super Bowl XLIX NFL Experience
January 23, 2015
Tomorrow morning, the Phoenix Convention Center will open its doors to kick off Super Bowl XLIX festivities with the fabled NFL Experience, annually one of the Super Bowl’s biggest... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: A Massive Multisport Report
January 23, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Finally Gives Country Music a Trading Card Set to Call its Own (Gallery)
January 22, 2015
The seemingly omnipresent appeal of country music and its biggest stars today is inescapable. It’s on the radio . . . at the grocery store . . . on the newsstand . . . on morning talk... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Rocking the #NBABallot Box to Select its Own 2015 NBA All-Star Teams
January 22, 2015
In February, the stars will align and descend on New York City when the Eastern and Western Conference face off in one of sport’s most entertaining All-Star games. From high-fliers... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Goes Card by Card Through a Case of 2014-15 Gold Standard Basketball
January 21, 2015
Panini America officials are conducting the company’s annual distributor meeting this week, which just so happens to coincide perfectly with 2014-15 Gold Standard Basketball packing... [ continued ]
 
How the Soaring Atlanta Hawks Ascended to the Top of the NBA’s Eastern Conference
January 21, 2015
For most hawks, November is a time for flying south. Red-tailed hawks, Broad-winged hawks, Sharp-shinned hawks, they all spread their wings, catch a cozy updraft and soar toward warmer... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Takes a Revealing First Look at Historic Country Music Trading Card Set
January 20, 2015
Since the day in late October that Panini America first announced plans to produce a standalone trading card set devoted exclusively to the legends, superstars and fresh faces of country... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Must-See Sneak Peek at 2014-15 Court Kings Basketball Retail
January 19, 2015
Retail-focused hoops collectors are in for an artistic treat the next time they hit the trading card section of their local mass merchandiser. In fact, many may have already experienced... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Ready to Celebrate Patriots, Seahawks with Super Bowl XLIX Card Set
January 19, 2015
Long before anyone even knew who would be playing in yesterday’s NFC and AFC Conference Championship Games, Panini America was ready to pay trading card tribute to the eventual Super... [ continued ]
 
Short Report: Panini America Identifies SPs, SSPs within 2014 Contenders Football
January 17, 2015
When it comes to The Knight’s Lance coverage of 2014 Contenders Football’s more detailed product information, we’ve so far brought you the breakdown of RPS Rookie Ticket Variations... [ continued ]
 
Top NFL Rookies Help Panini America Make a Mark at the 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
January 16, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Tomorrow afternoon inside the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., some of the nation’s top draft-eligible players will showcase their wares during the 2015 NFLPA... [ continued ]
 
And the Nominees Are . . . Voting Begins for 2014 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year
January 16, 2015
Want to know who got just as excited as Panini America and NFL collectors about NFL rookie performances each week during the 2014 season? Pepsi with its NFL Rookie of the Week initiative.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: CP3, Gronk, Eddie Lacy and More
January 16, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Odell Beckham Jr. Driving Giant Early Sales for Scorching 2014 Contenders Football
January 15, 2015
It likely comes as no surprise that New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham, Jr., the rookie who produced one of the greatest receptions in NFL history earlier this season before a... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Sits Down with Clippers Star Chris Paul for Key Signing Session (Gallery)
January 14, 2015
In a monumental business meeting literally more than three years in the making, Panini America officials late last week sat down with Los Angeles Clippers superstar Chris Paul for... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Box of 2014 Elite Extra Edition Baseball
January 13, 2015
All these years later, Panini America’s Elite Extra Edition Baseball remains one of the best bang-for-the-buck, value-delivered products in the sports card universe — and tomorrow’s... [ continued ]
 
A Waiting Game: Exploring the Hall of Fame Merits of Catching Legend Mike Piazza
January 13, 2015
They say patience is a virtue, and that all good things come to those who wait. The Baseball Hall of Fame is certainly putting these credos to the test. For a third year running,... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014 Elite Extra Edition Baseball (102 Pics)
January 12, 2015
Since its inception, Panini America’s Elite Extra Edition Baseball franchise has been nothing less than a baseball prospector’s dream release brimming with autographs of the game’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2014-15 Select Basketball (Preview Gallery)
January 12, 2015
Panini America’s groovy-great Tie Dye Prizms that seemed so far-out in 2014 Prizm Football earlier this season are crossing over to the NBA — and it’s safe to say that 2014-15 Select... [ continued ]
 
Pre-Ink Peek: Panini America Explores 2014 Spectra Football, 2014 Black Gold Football
January 11, 2015
As Panini America’s 2014 Contenders Football continues enjoying a banner first week on the market, company officials are steadfastly working on the home stretch of the 2014 NFL product... [ continued ]
 
Divisional Playoff Weekend Features Cream of the NFL Crop at Quarterback Position
January 10, 2015
There is not a more exciting weekend in the NFL than the divisional playoff round. With back-to-back games on Saturday and Sunday featuring eight elite teams, football fans will certainly... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Starts Sharing the Signature Mysteries of 2014 Contenders Football
January 10, 2015
Panini America’s 2014 Contenders Football arrived in hobby shops on Thursday to a ready-and-waiting collector base that has spent the last two-plus days in a wrapper-ripping, Rookie... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2014 Black Gold Football (Preview Gallery)
January 09, 2015
Panini America offered a stealthy first look at something called “Black Gold Football” the day before Christmas by using the product’s base-card design to showcase the Week 16 Pepsi... [ continued ]
 
Signature Moves: Panini Authentic Releases Six Must-See New Andrew Luck Pieces
January 09, 2015
On Sunday afternoon in Denver, one of the greatest Indianapolis Colts players of all time will square off against the young gun who replaced him in a must-see playoff matchup for the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kobe, KD, Beckham Jr., More
January 09, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Reaches Exclusive Multiyear Agreement with Nearly 200 CLC Schools
January 08, 2015
Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, and the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), announced today an exclusive multiyear trading card agreement... [ continued ]
 
Gold and Silver Tickets Bring Precious-Metal Might to 2014 Contenders Football (Gallery)
January 08, 2015
Today’s highly anticipated hobby arrival of Panini America’s 2014 Contenders Football marked the welcome return — after a long season away — of the many landmark staples that have... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Open Two Boxes of 2014 Contenders Football
January 07, 2015
We’re almost two weeks removed from Santa Claus coming to town and yet, for many collectors, Football Card Christmas arrives tomorrow with the release of Panini America’s 2014 Contenders... [ continued ]
 
A Visual Guide to 2014 Contenders Football Rookie Ticket Variations (Gallery)
January 07, 2015
For most diehard football collectors, tomorrow’s highly anticipated hobby release of 2014 Contenders Football simply can’t get here fast enough. Contenders release day is a hobby holiday... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2014-15 Paramount Basketball
January 06, 2015
Six days into the new year and we’re already hurtling full speed into action here at Panini America, what with this week’s release of 2014-15 Paramount Basketball (Wednesday) and the... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014 Contenders Football Hobby (114 Pics)
January 05, 2015
The week many collectors have waited all year for has arrived. It’s Contenders Football release week, something of a national collecting holiday for a lot of folks. Beginning Thursday... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2014-15 Paramount Basketball (81 Pics)
January 05, 2015
Panini America is bringing back a hobby legend this week with the release of the all-new 2014-15 Paramount Basketball. As a maiden release, Paramount as a whole will need some time... [ continued ]
 
Where It All Started: #PaniniWildCard Back to Kick Off 2014 NFL Wild Card Weekend
January 03, 2015
Exactly two years ago tomorrow, Panini America officials launched the #PaniniWildCard Twitter promotion as a way to celebrate the excitement of the NFL playoffs while rewarding loyal... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Showcases New Autographs Coming to 2014 Immaculate Football
January 03, 2015
The road to Super Bowl XLIX starts today as the NFL officially opens the playoffs with 2014 NFL Wild Card Weekend. Later today, the Arizona Cardinals battle the Carolina Panthers and... [ continued ]
 
Kevin Durant’s Return to MVP Form Could Find Thunder, Reign in the Forecast
January 02, 2015
He didn’t do it with one of his signature gliding dunks. It wasn’t with a nothing-but-net contested 3-pointer, or even a difficult finish at the rim with bigger defenders looming.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Alex Ovechkin, Jeremy Hill, More
January 02, 2015
In an effort to keep collectors updated on the status of those Panini America redemption cards that are currently being processed, we’ll post a list every week, like the one included... [ continued ]
 
New Year, New Autos: Panini America Starts 2015 with a Peek at New Basketball Ink
January 01, 2015
First things first: Happy New Year! Here’s hoping you enjoyed a safe, fun start to 2015 and that you’re already on your way to making good on those New Year’s resolutions. But even... [ continued ]
 
 
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