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Panini America Delivers a ‘Happy New Year’ Edition of ‘Where Is It? Weekend’ Contest
January 01, 2017
They say time flies when you’re having fun, which is why it must be so hard to believe that two months have passed since we last conducted an edition of our “Where Is It? Weekend”... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivering a Collecting Edge to the College Football Playoff (Gallery)
December 31, 2016
Six short days from now, Panini America, an official sponsor of the College Football Playoff and Playoff Fan Central, will bring its popular interactive booth — and a championship-worthy... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Boxes of 2016-17 Gold Standard Basketball
December 30, 2016
Even after all these years, the act of merely opening a pack of Panini America’s Gold Standard Basketball product feels like a decadent exercise. Ripping off the cellophane seems normal... [ continued ]
 
Ready for Redemption: Ezekiel Elliott’s 2016 Donruss Optic Football Autographs Arrive
December 30, 2016
Panini America’s live-today 2016 Donruss Optic Football includes a small handful of key rookies whose hard-signed Rated Rookie autographs arrived back at Panini America HQ just past... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Staubach, Odell, Diggs and More
December 30, 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: 2016-17 Gold Standard Basketball
December 29, 2016
For many basketball collectors with certain gilded goals, the Golden Age of hoops collecting started just six years ago. That’s when Panini America first introduced the popular Gold... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of 2016 National Treasures Baseball
December 29, 2016
As far as end-of-the-year celebrations go, tomorrow’s should be a grand one in hobby shops across North America. Indeed, fireworks should be in large supply thanks to a flurry of Panini... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Open Two Early Boxes of 2016-17 Select Soccer
December 29, 2016
The debut edition of Panini America’s Select Soccer franchise last season set the tone, giving soccer collectors who hadn’t yet been exposed to the Optichrome effects of the Select... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Boxes of 2016 Donruss Optic Football (Checklist)
December 29, 2016
Spoiler alert: Panini America’s live-tomorrow 2016 Donruss Optic Football includes Hot Boxes. That’s an essential fact that I didn’t discover until earlier today while breaking the... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Donruss Optic Football (102 Images)
December 28, 2016
Football collectors warmly embraced Panini America’s 2016 Donruss Football earlier this season — a notion backed by the fact that the product sold out on the hobby side in short order... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016-17 Select Soccer (108 Must-See Pics)
December 27, 2016
No matter color it is that sparks your collecting fancy the most, chances are Panini America’s upcoming 2016-17 Select Soccer product has it. And while the Blues, Greens, Golds, Reds,... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 National Treasures Baseball (66 Pics)
December 26, 2016
Panini America is set to end 2016 with a thunderous bang that promises to reverberate throughout the trading card world. Headlined by the likes of 2016 National Treasures Baseball,... [ continued ]
 
Holiday Wishlist: Panini America Peeks New Ink for Contenders, NT and Black Gold
December 25, 2016
First and foremost, here’s wishing everyone Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from all of us here at Panini America. We hope you’ve had a great time with family and friends . . .... [ continued ]
 
Panini Instant Honors Patriots, Raiders with New 25-Card AFC Playoff Team Sets
December 23, 2016
The AFC East-champion New England Patriots and AFC West-leading Oakland Raiders are the latest 2016 playoff qualifiers to be honored with special Panini Instant 25-card team sets that... [ continued ]
 
Friday’s Panini Eternal Kobe Bryant Tribute to Feature Unique Autograph Inscriptions
December 22, 2016
Panini Eternal’s ongoing Kobe Bryant 20th season tribute will take a decided step up when it continues on Friday with three autographed cards honoring Bryant’s 2005-06 season, including... [ continued ]
 
Not Messing Around: Lionel Messi’s New Ink Arrives for 2016-17 Noir Soccer (Gallery)
December 21, 2016
Lionel Messi has arrived! Well, at least his newest Panini America autographs have — and that should come as welcome news to collectors across the globe who’ve been breaking 2016-17... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of 2016 Certified NASCAR Racing
December 21, 2016
As Panini America nears the finish line of its first season in NASCAR, collectors are understandably excited about the grand finale that will be 2016 National Treasures NASCAR Racing... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Producing Mosaic Prizm Set for 2015-16 Replay Basketball Customers
December 21, 2016
Panini America officials on Wednesday announced plans to create a special Mosaic Prizm set for customers who purchased — or will purchase — the company’s 2015-16 Replay Basketball... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of 2016-17 Absolute Basketball
December 20, 2016
Last-minute holiday shoppers seeking just the right gift for the trading-card-loving sports fans in their lives, well, Panini America’s got you covered. Beginning tomorrow in hobby... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Open Five Early Boxes of 2016 Preferred Football
December 20, 2016
For some, it’ll be an early Christmas present. For others, it’ll be high on that last-minute wish list. Either way, Panini America’s 2016 Preferred Football promises to be in high... [ continued ]
 
Panini Instant Honors NFC West-Champion Seattle Seahawks with 25-Card Team Set
December 20, 2016
The Seattle Seahawks last Thursday clinched their third NFC West title in the last four years with a resounding 24-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams. Just days later, Panini Instant... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Certified NASCAR Racing (102 Pics)
December 19, 2016
In two short days, 2016 Certified NASCAR Racing, Panini America’s penultimate racing product of an action-packed debut season, arrives in hobby shops across North America intent on... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016-17 Absolute Basketball (87 Sweet Pics)
December 16, 2016
There are certain things hoops collectors have come to expect from Panini America’s Absolute Basketball brand through the years; calling cards, if you will, that collectors look forward... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Big Hurt, Emmitt, Rodgers, More
December 16, 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: 2016 Preferred Football (102 Must-See Pics)
December 15, 2016
After several seasons of seeing just how passionate basketball collectors are about the Preferred Basketball franchise, Panini America officials finally are giving football fans the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2017 Donruss NASCAR Racing (Gallery)
December 14, 2016
At this very minute, the Panini America Racing Product Development Team is across town at the company production facility overseeing the packout process for 2016 Certified NASCAR Racing,... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Crown Royale Football (Retail Only)
December 14, 2016
In most cases here on The Knight’s Lance, we prefer to run our Quality Control Gallery preview posts before a new product releases. But in the case of the just-arrived and retail-exclusive... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Boxes of 2016 Elite Extra Edition Baseball
December 13, 2016
It wasn’t like Panini America’s popular Elite Extra Edition Baseball franchise needed a radical overhaul. For the better part of the past 13 years, the product has endeared itself... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Boxes of 2016-17 Totally Certified Basketball
December 13, 2016
As is always the case with Panini America’s popular Totally Certified Basketball franchise, there’s a rainbow array of collecting possibilities awaiting. And beginning tomorrow in... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016-17 Totally Certified Basketball
December 12, 2016
The colors are totally vibrant, the checklist is totally stacked and the chase elements, as always, are totally captivating. But, then, what would you expect from Panini America’s... [ continued ]
 
Orange Rush: Panini Authentic Adds Denver Broncos Game-Worn Color Rush Jerseys
December 10, 2016
Panini Authentic, the exclusive game-worn memorabilia partner of the Denver Broncos, is honoring the Orange Crush with . . . an orange rush. Yesterday, Panini Authentic began selling... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Larry Bird, Dak Prescott, More
December 09, 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: 2016 Elite Extra Edition Baseball
December 08, 2016
Seemingly everything about Panini America’s popular prospecting product known as Elite Extra Edition Baseball has changed for 2016. New look. New logo. New content. New configuration.... [ continued ]
 
Panini Instant Celebrates Playoffs-Clinching Dallas Cowboys with 25-Card Team Set
December 08, 2016
Bolstered by the otherworldly performances of two standout rookies (Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott), arguably the best offensive line in football, a methodical offense steeped in... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Encased Football (Preview Gallery)
December 07, 2016
If ever there was an NFL rookie crop that deserved to have its best Rookie Cards delivered to collectors already safely encased in a protective holder, it would be the one from this... [ continued ]
 
Short Report: Panini America Offers SP Info on 2016 Prizm Football Retail Rookie Autos
December 07, 2016
Panini America officials on Wednesday lifted some of the mystery surrounding the scarcity of several retail-only rookie autograph inserts in the recently released 2016 Prizm Football.... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 National Treasures Collegiate Football
December 06, 2016
Green-box goodness awaits. This time tomorrow, Panini America’s 2016 National Treasures Collegiate Football, the company’s first-ever standalone National Treasures product devoted... [ continued ]
 
Messi Makes Appearance as Panini America Breaks Three Boxes of 2016-17 Noir Soccer
December 06, 2016
Panini America’s inaugural edition of Noir Soccer arrives in hobby shops and on group-break sites across North America tomorrow packing a content-rich recipe for success earmarked... [ continued ]
 
Gallery: Panini America Rips Three Boxes of 2016 National Treasures Collegiate Football
December 06, 2016
As the 2016 collegiate football season enters a stirring homestretch that includes the heart of bowl season and the four-team College Football Playoff that will crown a national champion,... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Replay Basketball (72 Images)
December 05, 2016
Just when you thought it was safe to lock your collecting gaze squarely on the 2016-17 NBA product season, Panini America announced last month that it had one final 2015-16 release... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016-17 Noir Soccer (93 Sweet Images)
December 04, 2016
If there’s one thing we learned about Panini America’s 2016 Flawless Soccer product released over the summer, it’s this: There is serious demand for high-end soccer products done right.... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Boxes of 2016 Donruss Signature Series Football
December 02, 2016
In a product filled with signature moments (literally every card produced for the new 2016 Donruss Signature Series Football includes an autograph), the process of busting packs becomes... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Molina, Harden, Witten and More
December 02, 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 ]
 
Grand Finale: Panini Eternal to End Patriots Super Bowl XXXVI Anniversary Set in Style
December 01, 2016
During the last seven weeks, Panini America has used its Panini Eternal platform to partner with the New England Patriots in celebrating the 15th anniversary of the franchise’s 20-17... [ continued ]
 
The 2016 Donruss Signature Series Football Elusive Ink Checklist: An Appreciation
December 01, 2016
Depending upon one’s perspective, the word “elusive” can connote many different things. Hard to find. Hard to get. Hard to keep. Hard to even fathom (like good grades in any math class... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: Target-Only 2016 Rookies & Stars Football
November 30, 2016
Here’s one way you know that Panini America’s venerable Rookies & Stars Football franchise has an intensely loyal following: Just minutes after the product checklist got posted to... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2016-17 Court Kings Basketball
November 30, 2016
Panini America’s 2016-17 Court Kings Basketball arrives in hobby shops across North America on Friday and you can bet it will be basking in the trademark blend of vibrant colors, artistic... [ continued ]
 
Denver Broncos Superstar Von Miller Brings a Sense of Style to 2016 Playoff Football
November 29, 2016
The fashion-meets-football-cards phenomenon that began in Panini America’s 2016 Absolute Football earlier this season recently added an MVP twist. When the company’s 2016 Playoff Football... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016-17 Court Kings Basketball (100+ Pics)
November 29, 2016
When discriminating hoops collectors really want to get down to the art of the matter, there’s really only one place to go. And later this week, the popular collecting work of art... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Boxes of 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Baseball
November 28, 2016
There are loaded products . . . and then there are products like Panini America’s new 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Baseball. The collegiate baseball debut of the popular Immaculate brand... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Donruss Signature Series Football
November 28, 2016
With nothing more than just a passing glance at top-line specifics, there’s a lot to like about Panini America’s upcoming 2016 Donruss Signature Series Football, like four-card boxes... [ continued ]
 
Cyber Monday Specials Begin a Day Early on iCollectPanini and Panini Authentic
November 27, 2016
Panini America has transformed Cyber Monday into a Cyber Sunday of sorts by launching its web-exclusive specials on iCollectPanini.com and on Panini Authentic one day early. Over on... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 National Treasures Collegiate Baseball
November 27, 2016
Panini America’s landmark National Treasures brand delivered a rather unorthodox debut on the college sports landscape last season with a multisport release that encompassed the biggest... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: CP3, Dominique, Mudiay, More
November 26, 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 ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks a Box of the New 2016-17 Donruss Basketball
November 25, 2016
As collectors across North America transform their local hobby shops into bona fide shopping destinations during today’s Black Friday festivities, they’ll no doubt notice the arrival... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Baseball
November 25, 2016
Panini America will conclude its Immaculate Collegiate trilogy on Cyber Monday with the official release of 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Baseball, an absolutely loaded — and dramatically... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers a Sneak Peek Inside the 2016 Cyber Monday Promotion Set
November 25, 2016
Panini America’s holiday-shopping inspired promotions don’t begin and end with the wildly popular Panini Black Friday promotion. Not any more, anyway. Last year, Panini America added... [ continued ]
 
Panini Instant Black Friday Specials Include NBA Autographs, NFL’s Hottest Rookies
November 24, 2016
Panini America’s Panini Instant on-demand trading card platform is getting in on the Black Friday phenomenon with two special offers that will launch at 2 p.m. CST on Black Friday... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Offers Black Friday Pricing on More than 140 Pieces of Memorabilia
November 24, 2016
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 ]
 
Teaser: Panini America Rips 20 Early Packs of 2016 Black Friday (Must-See Gallery)
November 23, 2016
For the sixth 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 ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Early Boxes of 2016 Pantheon Baseball
November 22, 2016
It’s fitting, really, that Thanksgiving week this year coincides with another huge Panini America release week. Thanks to tomorrow’s arrival of 2016 Pantheon Baseball and 2016 Playoff... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of 2016 Playoff Football
November 22, 2016
Panini America will make something akin to collecting history tomorrow when it releases the first Playoff Football product in more than two decades. And when 2016 Playoff Football... [ continued ]
 
iCollectPanini.com Begins Online Portion of Panini America 2016 Black Friday Promo
November 22, 2016
Just as we do every year, we’ve had many collectors ask how they can get involved in the Panini America Black Friday phenomenon if there are no participating brick-and-mortar hobby... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016-17 Donruss Basketball (100+ Pics)
November 21, 2016
Panini America’s flagship Donruss brand is about to embark on a hardwood expedition earmarked by key Rookie Cards, a plethora of throwback touches, autograph and memorabilia inclusions... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Playoff Football (108 Must-See Pics)
November 21, 2016
The last time Panini America’s base Playoff Football brand was released, the Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl, the Nebraska Cornhuskers won the National Championship, the World Series... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Plates & Patches Football (Gallery)
November 20, 2016
So much has changed since we last saw Panini America’s Plates & Patches Football franchise as a standalone brand. The year was 2010 and a heralded rookie crop included headliners the... [ continued ]
 
Pitching In: Panini Authentic Provides Assist to U.S. Soccer Game-Worn Jersey Auction
November 18, 2016
U.S. Soccer, in conjunction with the U.S. Men’s National Team Players Association, is auctioning autographed, game-worn jerseys of from last Friday’s Hex opener against Mexico, the... [ continued ]
 
Signs of Black Friday: Panini America Peeks the Autograph Excellence of 2016 Set
November 18, 2016
Here we are, one week 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 ads... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Pantheon Baseball (100+ Sweet Pics)
November 18, 2016
Panini America’s 2016 Pantheon Baseball arrives in hobby shops across North America on Wednesday equipped with a completely different makeup than any other baseball product the company... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Blake Griffin, Jason Witten, More
November 18, 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 ]
 
Panini America 2016 Black Friday Set Packs Most Memorable Memorabilia (Gallery)
November 17, 2016
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 ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Revolution Basketball (Gallery)
November 17, 2016
Panini America’s Revolution Basketball brand burst onto the collecting scene last season with a bedazzling surface structure of sorts that placed a premium on special printing effects,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Black Friday Promotion (Gallery)
November 16, 2016
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 ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Black Gold Football (Gallery)
November 16, 2016
It didn’t take long for Panini America’s unique Black Gold Football franchise to resonate in a meaningful way with collectors. From the moment that product was first teased on Christmas... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of New 2016 Immaculate Football
November 15, 2016
The wait is almost over. This time tomorrow, Panini America’s highly anticipated 2016 Immaculate Football will turn hobby shops across North America and group-break sites across the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Limited Basketball (Gallery)
November 15, 2016
When Panini America’s 2016-17 Limited Basketball arrives in hobby shops across North America in late January, the product promises to strike a familiar chord with longtime fans of... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Immaculate Football (105 Sweet Pics)
November 14, 2016
What, you thought you were just going to ease into the week without a pulse-increasing preview to jumpstart your Monday? Well, that just can’t happen. Not with Panini America’s fabled... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Veterans Day Peek at the Upcoming 2016 Black Friday Set
November 11, 2016
Throughout the month of November 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... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Iggy, Le’Veon and Lots of Julio
November 11, 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 ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at the Unique 2015-16 Replay Basketball
November 10, 2016
Talk about your blasts from the past. In early December, Panini America is delving into its proud NBA history to deliver a unique trading card product unlike any the company has ever... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Appreciates the Splendor of 2016 Prime Cuts Baseball
November 09, 2016
For high-end hardball collectors, today may pack significantly more significance than your ordinary hump day. For today, you see, marks the long-awaited return of Panini America’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 National Treasures Baseball
November 09, 2016
If you high-end baseball collectors out there haven’t quite yet gotten around to completing your holiday wish list, well, that’s a good thing. In late December, Panini America has... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Elects 2016 Phoenix Football to Start Busy Teaser Gallery Preview Day
November 08, 2016
While millions of Americans are taking to the polls today to elect a new President and to culminate one of the wildest campaign seasons in U.S. history, I spent this morning congratulating... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Two Early Boxes of 2016-17 Prizm Basketball
November 08, 2016
This time tomorrow, Americans will be welcoming (or not welcoming, depending on your personal leanings) a new President. And while there’s no denying the bitterness of a riveting campaign... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Prime Cuts Baseball (100+ Pics)
November 07, 2016
Panini America’s fabled Prime Cuts Baseball franchise is on the verge of another trip around the collecting universe . . . and when the high-end home run of a release arrives in hobby... [ continued ]
 
Detailed First Look at Panini America’s 2016 National Treasures Collegiate Basketball
November 06, 2016
In early January, Panini America’s collegiate basketball quartet will be completed. Following on the hot heels of Contenders Draft Picks Basketball, Black Gold Collegiate Basketball... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Phoenix Football (100+ Images)
November 04, 2016
It’s hard for something to rise from the ashes like a phoenix if it’s never existed before, so Panini America’s upcoming 2016 Phoenix Football may at first glance seem to have a peculiar... [ continued ]
 
How the Champion Cubs Have Impacted the Panini America Spring Training Road Trip
November 04, 2016
Long before the young and ridiculously talented nucleus of the Chicago Cubs — Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell, Javier Baez, Carl Edwards Jr. and more —... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Julio, Zeke, Luck, Brees and More
November 04, 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: 2016-17 Prizm Basketball (100+ Sweet Pics)
November 02, 2016
Panini America’s fabled Prizm Basketball franchise, the colorful brand that ignited an Optichrome feeding frenzy during the 2012-13 NBA season, is still enthralling collectors all... [ continued ]
 
An Important Notice for Collectors Holding Panini America Julio Jones Redemptions
November 01, 2016
Due to the large gap in time between when collectors first entered their Panini America Julio Jones redemption cards into the redemption system and when the cards became available,... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Early Boxes of 2016-17 Spectra Soccer
November 01, 2016
It’s safe to say at this point that Panini America’s multi-dimensional foray into the international world of soccer trading cards has been an undeniable success. From the feeding frenzy... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Boxes of 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Basketball
November 01, 2016
This time tomorrow, college hoops fans across North America will be enjoying their sport of choice just a little bit more . . . immaculately. This time tomorrow, the debut edition... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Halloween Edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” . . . with Treats
October 30, 2016
They say time flies when you’re having fun, which is why it must be so hard to believe that more than two months have passed since we last conducted an edition of our “Where Is It?... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Limited Football (Preview Gallery)
October 29, 2016
In the fast-paced world of NFL trading cards, one year can seem like an eternity. So if it feels like forever since you last saw Panini America’s popular Limited Football franchise,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Gold Standard Basketball
October 28, 2016
Year after gilded year, Panini America’s fabled Gold Standard Basketball brand continues delivering on those key brand tenants that helped the product debut to an overwhelmingly warm... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Carmelo, Wiggins, Dez and More
October 28, 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: 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Basketball
October 27, 2016
Panini America is taking some of the NBA’s greatest young talent — and some of its most decorated veterans — back to school with next week’s release of 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Basketball,... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016-17 Spectra Soccer (90+ Sweet Pics)
October 26, 2016
One week from today, Panini America’s Optichrome-infused Spectra brand will spread its wings into another sport with the cavalcade of niceties (thick stock, vibrantly colored Prizm... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of the New 2016 Prizm Football
October 25, 2016
This time tomorrow, hobby shops across North America and group-break sites across the world (wide web) will be home to some of the most furious rainbow chasing the card collecting... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Prizm Football (100+ Sweet Pics)
October 24, 2016
Panini America’s 2016 Prizm Football arrives in hobby shops across North America this week bolstered by the potent power of Prizm parallels, that vibrant assemblage of chase-worthy... [ continued ]
 
2016 Prizm Preview Weekend Rolls On with Rookie Introduction, Razzle Dazzle Inserts
October 23, 2016
Panini America’s 2016 Prizm Football is slated to hit hobby shops across North America on Wednesday and once again this season, the company’s preeminent, Optichrome-crafted creation... [ continued ]
 
2016 Prizm Preview Weekend Kicks Off with Illumination, Decade of Dominance Peeks
October 22, 2016
Panini America’s 2016 Prizm Football is slated to hit hobby shops across North America on Wednesday and once again this season, the company’s preeminent, Optichrome-crafted creation... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Jameis, Lindor, Vizquel, More
October 21, 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 ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Black Gold Soccer (Gallery)
October 21, 2016
Panini America’s Black Gold franchise has dazzled in the NFL, sparkled in the NBA and has passed with flying colors in the collegiate arena. In early December, the unique brand will... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2016 Torque NASCAR Racing
October 20, 2016
Depending on your dictionary resource of choice (in this case, ours is Merriam-Webster), the meaning of the word “torque” reads something like this: A force that produces or tends... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Boxes of 2016 Black Gold Collegiate Basketball
October 19, 2016
With its calling-card Shadowbox base cards, manufactured Team and Rated Rookie Symbols and distinctive gold-paint-on-black-acetate signatures, Panini America’s Black Gold is easily... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Unboxes the Now-Live 2016 Impeccable Football
October 19, 2016
The buildup has been feverish. The anticipation has been mounting. Following several weeks of tantalizing teases, collector speculation and seemingly a season’s worth of outstanding... [ continued ]
 
College All-Stars: Panini America Peeks Key Sales of Top NFL Rookies’ College Cards
October 18, 2016
With each passing (and running) week, the NFL’s 2016 rookie class seems to become just a little more spectacular. A group that was initially met with tempered enthusiasm from even... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Black Gold Collegiate Basketball
October 18, 2016
Another Wednesday is precariously close, which means we’re just hours away from one more banner new-release day for Panini America products. And given this week’s loaded lineup (which... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Takes a Look Inside the 2016-17 U.S. Soccer Boxed Set
October 18, 2016
Panini America this week celebrates the best of American soccer with the release of the 2016-17 U.S. Soccer Boxed Set, a 75-card offering devoted to the U.S. Soccer Men’s and Women’s... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Torque NASCAR Racing (100+ Pics)
October 17, 2016
For racing fans who’ve waited ever so patiently for more high-speed collecting thrills in the two-plus months since the release of Panini America’s 2016 Prizm NASCAR Racing, the company’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Contenders Football (Gallery)
October 16, 2016
It’s a product known the collecting world over by one powerful name: Contenders. Of course, it’s also called something else: The Home of the Autographed Rookie Card. By any name, though,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Absolute Basketball (Gallery)
October 15, 2016
Panini America’s Absolute franchise made its name many years ago primarily with a must-see memorabilia lineup that helped it become one of the most endearing brands in hobby history.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 National Treasures Collegiate Football
October 14, 2016
It’s been a banner year for the trading cards of former college football stars turned breakout NFL performers. One look at eBay completed sale prices of key cards featuring Carson... [ continued ]
 
Panini Peek: A Preliminary Look Inside 2016 Donruss Optic Football (Preview Gallery)
October 14, 2016
One of the most popular NFL trading card products so far this season — the flagship 2016 Donruss Football — is about to get optimized. Actually, it’s about to get Optichrome-ized.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Select Soccer (Preview Gallery)
October 14, 2016
Panini America’s Optichrome-fueled Select brand made a triumphant debut on the sports card landscape last season with a patented mix of superstar autographs, superstar memorabilia... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Zeke, The Mailman, Arrieta, More
October 14, 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 ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 National Treasures NASCAR Racing
October 13, 2016
For most folks in the card-collecting universe, Panini America’s super-premium National Treasures brand really needs no introduction. It’s one of the most coveted releases in industry... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Impeccable Football (99 Sweet Pics)
October 13, 2016
In an NFL season so far rife with spectacular rookie performances (and, as a result, spectacular Rookie Card performances), perhaps no trading card product has generated as much pre-release... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks a Box of 2016-17 NBA Hoops Basketball (Contest)
October 12, 2016
Basketball fans, rejoice. For while the NBA regular season is still 12 days away, the NBA collecting regular season starts . . . now. Hot off the presses, Panini America’s 2016-17... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Preferred Football (Preview Gallery)
October 12, 2016
So much about the Preferred brand has changed since we last saw it in the NFL as a standalone release. So much as in . . . seemingly everything. For the record, the last time a Preferred... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, 2K Sports Deliver a Special Set to Honor Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant
October 11, 2016
This week’s highly anticipated release of 2016-17 NBA Hoops Basketball includes the final 10 cards of a 20-card Kobe Bryant set that should provide special incentive for players of... [ continued ]
 
Top NFC East Rookies Headline New NFLPA Panini Trading Card Index Rankings
October 11, 2016
Panini America, the exclusive trading card manufacturer of the NFL and NFL Players Association (NFLPA), in conjunction with NFL Players Inc., the licensing and marketing arm of the... [ continued ]
 
Ezekiel Elliott’s Game-Worn Cowboys Jersey Arrives (with Others) on Panini Authentic
October 11, 2016
Through the first five games of his NFL career, Dallas Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott has helped the Cowboys ascend to the top of the NFC East with five touchdowns and... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, New England Patriots Team Up to Celebrate Super Bowl Anniversary
October 11, 2016
Beginning today, Panini America, the exclusive traditional trading card partner of the NFL and NFLPA, is employing its Panini Eternal on-demand trading card platform to celebrate the... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016-17 NBA Hoops Basketball (100+ Pics)
October 10, 2016
The 2016-17 NBA regular season officially tips off two weeks from tomorrow. The 2016-17 NBA collecting season, however, officially tips off two days from right now. That’s when Panini... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Covers Cowboys Superstar Dez Bryant for Key Signing Session
October 07, 2016
Panini Authentic officials last week sat down with Dallas Cowboys star receiver — and Panini America-exclusive athlete — Dez Bryant for a key signing session that resulted in some... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Playoff Football (Preview Gallery)
October 07, 2016
The last time Panini America’s base Playoff Football brand was released, the Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl, the Nebraska Cornhuskers won the National Championship, the World Series... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kobe, Wiggins, Ripken and More
October 07, 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 ]
 
Panini America Produces a Flawless Tribute to Late Timberwolves Coach Flip Saunders
October 05, 2016
When beloved Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders passed away in October of 2015 due to complications from Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the tragic news shook the NBA and left an irreplaceable... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks a Box of 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball
October 05, 2016
It’s a Wednesday in early October, which means it’s likely another monumental release day for Panini America products. In fact, it is. Today features the arrival of three dramatically... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball
October 04, 2016
Panini America is set to celebrate college basketball’s biggest names — whether they’ve gone on to become NBA superstars or have yet to make their professional debuts — with tomorrow’s... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of the New 2016 Playbook Football
October 04, 2016
Boasting more quality books than the New York Times Best Sellers List, Panini America’s 2016 Playbook Football will arrive in hobby shops across North America ready once again with... [ continued ]
 
Must-See Monday: Panini America Delivers a Peek Inside 2015-16 Flawless Basketball
October 03, 2016
Flawless Basketball release week is upon us, which makes Wednesday something of an international collecting holiday. Certainly the social media universe, group-breaking sites and local... [ continued ]
 
Timberwolves Star Karl-Anthony Towns Set to Spend Tuesday with NBA POD Winner
October 03, 2016
You’ll have to forgive Minnesota native Brian Bolanda if he’s unable to take your calls tomorrow evening. He’s going to be kind of busy rubbing elbows with Timberwolves superstar Karl-Anthony... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Playbook Football (70+ Must-See Pics)
September 30, 2016
There’s a tangible uniqueness to Panini America’s Playbook Football brand that helps the product stand out from just about anything else on the market. It’s been that way since the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Gurley, Diggs, Yeldon and More
September 30, 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 ]
 
Panini America Offers Revealing Sneak Peek Inside 2016 NFL Kickoff Hobby Promotion
September 29, 2016
The success of Panini America’s popular hobby shop promotions such as Black Friday and Father’s Day speaks for itself. An idea originally inspired by the desire to bring the wrapper-ripping... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Elite Extra Edition Baseball
September 28, 2016
In early December, one of baseball collecting’s favorite prospecting pursuits, a product known affectionately throughout the hobby by three simple letters, will return for the 2016... [ continued ]
 
Simply . . . Flawless: Panini America Offers a Packout Peek at 2015-16 Flawless Basketball
September 27, 2016
Panini America’s fabled final product of the 2015-16 NBA collecting season, 2015-16 Flawless Basketball, began packing out late last week, providing a glorious opportunity to see some... [ continued ]
 
Legendary Brett Favre Begins Panini Eternal Monday Hall of Fame Tribute Series
September 26, 2016
New Pro Football Hall of Fame member and Green Bay Packers legend Brett Favre is the fitting first choice to launch Panini America’s new weekly Hall of Fame tribute series that begins... [ continued ]
 
Patriots Rookie QB Jacoby Brissett Kicks Off Panini Instant’s NFL Week 3 Tribute
September 26, 2016
New England Patriots rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett drew a primetime audience and the tough Houston Texans defense for his first career start last Thursday night. No problem. The... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Court Kings Basketball (Gallery)
September 25, 2016
The popular collecting work of art that is Panini America’s Court Kings Basketball franchise is on the verge of putting on another excellent exhibit. Due out in late November, 2016-17... [ continued ]
 
Gallery: New Panini America Ink Foretells of Flawless, Immaculate, Impeccable, More
September 23, 2016
There are seemingly countless good reasons why Panini America product names such as Flawless, Immaculate and Impeccable instantly conjure up visions of super-premium collecting experiences... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Klay, Clay, Russell Wilson, More
September 23, 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 ]
 
Panini America Issues Statement Regarding Flawless Card in Immaculate Basketball
September 22, 2016
Panini America officials on Thursday confirmed what one collector in Taipei surprisingly discovered firsthand earlier this week: The recent release of 2015-16 Immaculate Basketball... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Donruss Signature Series Football
September 22, 2016
In late November, Panini America’s pen-punctuated Donruss Signature Series returns to the market bolstered by an every-card-is-an-autograph recipe featuring retired legends, current... [ continued ]
 
“Wentzmania” has Arrived . . . and It Doesn’t Take an Eagle Eye to See That (Gallery)
September 21, 2016
If you didn’t sense it before Monday night, you certainly notice it now. “Wentzmania” has arrived. The collecting frenzy surrounding Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz... [ continued ]
 
Panini Peek: A Look Inside 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Basketball (Preview Gallery)
September 20, 2016
Panini America’s release last week of the loaded 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Football was a trailblazer of sorts as the company’s first single-sport-focused Immaculate Collegiate product.... [ continued ]
 
Panini Instant Kicks Off NFL Week 2 Tribute with Forte, Benjamin, Coleman and More
September 20, 2016
Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles successfully concluded Week 2 of the 2016 NFL season by taking down the Chicago Bears last night. Today, the Panini Instant on-demand trading... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of the New 2016 Infinity Football
September 20, 2016
There’s no real road map for Panini America’s new 2016 Infinity Football. There’s no history to draw from, no track record that can help fans and collectors gauge what to expect. It’s... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Infinity Football (50+ Must-See Pics)
September 19, 2016
Panini America’s inaugural Infinity Football brand makes its highly anticipated debut this week in hobby shops across the country, releasing Wednesday equipped with old-school flavor... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Pantheon Baseball (Preview Gallery)
September 19, 2016
All legends. All hits. All the time. That’s the short description of what’s in store when Panini America unveils 2016 Pantheon Baseball to the collecting masses later this fall. Boasting... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Totally Certified Basketball
September 19, 2016
Thanks to a solid reputation built with striking aesthetics and a history of performance, Panini America’s colorful, microetched Totally Certified Basketball brand is one that really... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Harden, Butler, OBJ and More
September 17, 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 ]
 
Mission Complete: Panini America Keeps Up with the Joneses, Finally Lands Julio
September 16, 2016
Let’s begin with this premise: The Panini America Acquisitions and Customer Service teams take pride in producing industry-leading results founded in the tireless pursuit of getting... [ continued ]
 
Popular Panini NFL Player of the Day Hobby Shop Promo Returns for 17th Straight Year
September 16, 2016
You’ll have to forgive hobby shop owners across North America if they’re a little more giddy than normal this week. It is, after all, that time of year. Panini America’s popular NFL... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Donruss Basketball (Gallery)
September 15, 2016
Panini America’s flagship Donruss brand is riding a tremendous wave of momentum these days, what with the recent successes of 2016 Donruss Baseball (which paved the way for the Optichrome-enhanced... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Boxes of 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Football
September 14, 2016
If you gave me only one word to describe Panini America’s live-today 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Football release, I would say “loaded.” But then I would grovel for a second word to... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of 2015-16 Immaculate Basketball
September 13, 2016
Panini America products promise to be top of mind in North America hobby shops and on group-break sites across the Internet tomorrow as three new releases — 2015-16 Immaculate Basketball,... [ continued ]
 
The New Basketball HOFers, Top Stars from NFL Week 1 Arrive on Panini Instant
September 13, 2016
An action-packed sports weekend that started last Thursday night didn’t officially come to a close until the wee hours of Tuesday morning. Throughout those five splendid days, sports... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Four Early Boxes of 2016 Spectra Football
September 13, 2016
Is it the vibrant colors? The low-numbered parallels that can catch you completely by surprise? The thick card stock and the made-for-Optichrome aesthetics? The mystifying memorabilia... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Spectra Football (100+ Sweet Pics)
September 12, 2016
If the looks of a football trading card release could kill, there’s no denying that Panini America’s Spectra brand would routinely commit something we’ve come to refer to around these... [ continued ]
 
Steph Curry Game-Worn NBA Finals Jersey Headlines New Panini Eternal Launch
September 12, 2016
Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry was at his three-wheeling best during Game 4 of the 2016 NBA Finals, scoring 38 points (including shooting a torrid 7-of-13 from beyond... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Football
September 12, 2016
Some of the biggest NFL superstars and hottest rookies are about to go back to school — and they’ll do so in immaculate fashion. On Wednesday, Panini America’s 2016 Immaculate Collegiate... [ continued ]
 
Siemian, Janovich, Newton Set to Highlight Monday’s Panini Instant Release
September 11, 2016
Three key players from Thursday night’s NFL kickoff game between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers — Trevor Siemian, Andy Janovich and Cam Newton — will headline tomorrow’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Curry, Kemba, ‘Too Tall’ and More
September 10, 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 ]
 
Panini America Announces Packout Updates to 2016 Spectra Football (Preview Gallery)
September 09, 2016
As the sun rose over North America this morning, most of the sports conversation across the country revolved around last night’s riveting start to the 2016 NFL season that saw the... [ continued ]
 
Kyrie Irving Game-Worn NBA Finals Jersey Punctuates Newest Panini Eternal Offering
September 09, 2016
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar — and Panini America-exclusive athlete — Kyrie Irving was instrumental in helping the Cavaliers defeat the Golden State Warriors en route to winning the... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Immaculate Basketball (100+ Pics)
September 08, 2016
There’s no mistaking this fact: In a relatively short amount of time, Panini America’s Immaculate Basketball franchise has become one of the hobby’s most coveted brands across all... [ continued ]
 
Men’s Fashion and Football Cards Collide in Panini America’s 2016 Absolute Football
September 08, 2016
There’s an unexpected — and fashionable — surprise in store for fans and collectors inside Panini America’s new 2016 Absolute Football cards. Thanks to a unique relationship between... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Prizm Basketball (Gallery)
September 06, 2016
It’s hard to believe that almost five years have passed since Panini America first introduced the basketball collecting universe to the brilliance of Prizm Basketball. The brand first... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of the New 2016 Absolute Football
September 05, 2016
After a long year away from the marketplace, Panini America’s fabled Absolute Football franchise makes a triumphant return to anxious collectors on Wednesday with a revamped configuration... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kobe, Steph, Flacco and More
September 03, 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 ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Immaculate Football (Preview Gallery)
September 02, 2016
When it comes to immaculate receptions, you’d have to go back to Franco Harris and the Pittsburgh Steelers to find one as electrifying as the one Panini America’s Immaculate Football... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Noir Soccer (Preview Gallery)
September 01, 2016
With each new soccer release, Panini America continues to evolve, engage and enrich the collecting environment surrounding one of the world’s most popular sports. A traditional trading-card... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Absolute Football (100+ Images)
August 31, 2016
When a brand is as adored and as tenured as Panini America’s Absolute Football is, one year away from the game can seem like an eternity. And so it was last season, when football fans... [ continued ]
 
Making a Splash: A Few Signature Moments with Warriors Superstar Stephen Curry
August 30, 2016
As far as business meetings go, there are worse places to gather than Stephen Curry’s backyard. But so it was last Friday, under a postcard-perfect California sun, when Panini America... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It?’ Weekend Back with Origins Football, Preferred Basketball
August 27, 2016
They say time flies when you’re having fun, which is why it must be so hard to believe that more than a month has passed since we last conducted an edition of our “Where Is It? Weekend”... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Black Gold Collegiate Basketball
August 26, 2016
The trend continues. It started earlier this summer when Panini America’s 2016 Black Gold Collegiate Multisport kicked out all of the other sports and became 2016 Black Gold Collegiate... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Makes Drop-Rate Change to NFINITE Chase in 2016 Infinity Football
August 26, 2016
One of the toughest insert sets in Panini America’s upcoming 2016 Infinity Football just got a whole lot tougher — and the new product doesn’t even arrive until late September. Panini... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Anthony Davis, Drew Brees, More
August 26, 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 ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Prizm Football (Preview Gallery)
August 25, 2016
The rainbow is rich. It is resplendent. It is refractive. And it is returning. Panini America’s popular Prizm Football franchise is preparing for the 2016 NFL season just as it’s prepared... [ continued ]
 
One for the Record Booklet: Panini America Appreciates a True National Treasure
August 24, 2016
It’s not often that a single trading card warrants its very own blog post. But the card we’re about to appreciate is not some ordinary trading card. On the contrary, it’s quite extraordinary.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, Top Rookies Join Forces for New TV Spot to Kickoff 2016 NFL Season
August 24, 2016
By any assessment, Panini America officials made the most of the time they spent with top NFL rookies during May’s 2016 NFLPA Rookie Premiere by capturing critical content — photography,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Prime Cuts Baseball (Gallery)
August 23, 2016
For a brand that packs as much prestige, heritage and Hall of Fame content as Panini America’s Prime Cuts Baseball does, three years away from the marketplace can seem almost like... [ continued ]
 
Short Report: 2016 Donruss Football and the Deceptive Scarcity of the Aqueous Test
August 23, 2016
Of the myriad parallel chases randomly meandering throughout Panini America’s 2016 Donruss Football, perhaps none is more perplexing than the mysterious Aqueous Test parallel. If the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016-17 U.S. Soccer Box Set (Gallery)
August 22, 2016
Panini America is set to honor the United States Soccer Men’s and Women’s National Teams later this fall with the company’s second annual box set, a 75-card tribute that features one... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of the New 2016 Origins Football
August 22, 2016
As the NFL preseason hurtles swiftly into its third week and key rookies begin making their presence felt on the field and, as a result, in the hobby, Panini America continues fueling... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Phoenix Football (Preview Gallery)
August 21, 2016
In late October, a 2016 NFL collecting season earmarked by a string of product debuts (including the likes of Unparalleled, Origins, Impeccable and more to come) will add another promising... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Ripken, Montana, LT and More
August 19, 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 ]
 
Kevin Durant Pays Tribute to ‘Dub Nation’ in Most Recent Panini Authentic Signing
August 18, 2016
In one of the biggest offseason transactions in league history, NBA superstar — and Panini America-exclusive athlete — Kevin Durant opted to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder following... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Origins Football (105 Must-See Pics)
August 18, 2016
As far as new football-card products go, you’d have to venture far to find one that has stirred up as much pre-release discussion as Panini America’s upcoming 2016 Origins Football.... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of the New 2016-17 Donruss Soccer
August 17, 2016
Panini America’s second-ever installment of the Donruss Soccer franchise, live today, picks up right where last season’s successful debut left off — by delivering a wide variety of... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Early Boxes of 2016 Immaculate Baseball
August 16, 2016
In its most immaculate form, Panini America’s Immaculate Baseball brand is a breathtaking thrill ride rife with the kind of single-card hits that demand shouting from the social-media... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of 2016 Gala Football (Checklist)
August 16, 2016
In terms of sheer box-office appeal, the NFL and its biggest stars certainly have their fair share of marquee attractions. Leading men from all genres — including the vintage era,... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Gala Football (75 Must-See Images)
August 15, 2016
For football collectors who took a liking to the box-office motif and striking good lucks of Panini America’s Gala Basketball releases from the last two seasons and then waited patiently... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016-17 Donruss Soccer (78 Pics)
August 15, 2016
It was the landmark Donruss brand that ushered in Panini America’s first full season on the soccer pitch late last year, parlaying its proud past and everyman’s appeal to kickoff a... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of 2015-16 Preferred Basketball
August 15, 2016
No matter what sport you collect, chances are really good that Panini America has a new product arriving on Wednesday that appeals to you. In fact, this hump day promises to be one... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Certified NASCAR Racing (Gallery)
August 14, 2016
The shimmering nature of Panini America’s popular Certified brand will soon enough venture into bold new territory, just as the fabled Prizm brand did just last week. In late September,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Playbook Football (Preview Gallery)
August 14, 2016
By now, the book on Panini America’s unique Playbook Football brand has been memorized from cover to cover by most collectors. And still it’s must-read stuff. A product known for its... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball
August 13, 2016
Following an impressive freshman campaign that benefited greatly from the likes of Karl-Anthony Towns, Kristaps Porzingis and the rest of the impressive 2015 NBA rookie class, Panini... [ continued ]
 
Nice Shot: Panini America Goes Behind the Scenes at 2016 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot
August 12, 2016
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Brandon Ingram, the No. 2 overall pick of the Los Angeles Lakers, effortlessly nailing a no-look, back-to-the-basket, over-his-head heave from just inside the three-point... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Impeccable Football (Preview)
August 12, 2016
There are built-in expectations when launching any new trading card product, but bestowing upon it a name like “Impeccable” . . . well . . . expectations immediately get heightened... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Griffey, Durant, Brady and More
August 12, 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 ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016-17 NBA Hoops Basketball (Gallery)
August 12, 2016
The fabled NBA Hoops Basketball brand isn’t so much a trading card product as it is a basketball collecting institution. It’s a vital, vibrant reminder of the impending new season,... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Preferred Basketball (99 Images)
August 11, 2016
They say you can’t judge a book by it’s cover . . . that looks can be deceiving . . . that dynamite comes in small packages. Rarely, however, do they say all of that in reference to... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Immaculate Baseball (81 Sweet Pics)
August 11, 2016
Panini America’s ballyhooed Immaculate brand has come a long way since that first release arrived during the 2012-13 NBA collecting season. But it was that trailblazing debut, an absolute... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of New 2016 Unparalleled Football
August 10, 2016
Say this about opening a pack of Panini America’s live-today 2016 Unparalleled Football: There’s never a dull moment. Thanks to an arresting array of attention-grabbing print technologies,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Set to Speed Things Up with 2016 Torque NASCAR Racing (Preview)
August 10, 2016
Now that 2016 Prizm NASCAR Racing, Panini America’s history-making first NASCAR-licensed product, has had a week to resonate with collectors across North America, it’s safe to say... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Unparalleled Football (Checklist)
August 09, 2016
Much has been made about the name “Unparalleled Football” since Panini America first announced that the new product was coming in late May. How, exactly, can a product with plenty... [ continued ]
 
Night to Remember: Must-See Images from Panini America’s 2016 National VIP Party
August 08, 2016
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — On an electricity-filled Saturday night inside the Golden Nugget Casino’s Haven Night Club, Panini America’s fifth annual National VIP Party unfolded amid considerable... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Must-See Peek Inside the 2016 National VIP Party Gold Packs
August 08, 2016
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, it’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Spectra Football (Preview Gallery)
August 05, 2016
Panini America’s Optichrome-enhanced Spectra brand has enjoyed a relatively brief but absolutely robust collecting history during its first three years in existence. A product known... [ continued ]
 
Ready. Set. Trade: Panini America, NASCAR Team Properties Release First Card Set
August 03, 2016
Today, in association with Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, NASCAR fans and collectors alike can purchase the first of four officially... [ continued ]
 
Signs of a Champion: Panini Authentic Adds New Pieces to the Kyrie Irving Collection
August 03, 2016
In terms of signing sessions with the sports world’s biggest superstars, they don’t get much bigger than the one Panini Authentic officials conducted late last month with Cleveland... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of 2016 Prizm NASCAR Racing
August 02, 2016
This time tomorrow, the green flag will drop on a bright, colorful collecting future for NASCAR. This time tomorrow, Panini America’s history-making first NASCAR trading card product... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Two Early Boxes of 2016 Donruss Football
August 02, 2016
It seems only fitting that Panini America’s flagship 2016 Donruss Football product releases to the hobby tomorrow, a day when the 37th National Sports Collectors Convention opens to... [ continued ]
 
Minnesota Native Brian Bolanda Claims Top Prize in NBA Player of the Day Promo
August 01, 2016
Close to 100,000 collectors at 350 hobby shops across the country participated in the inaugural Panini NBA Player of the Day promotion last spring. Although they won nearly 50,000... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Preliminary Details on 2016 National VIP Party in Atlantic City
August 01, 2016
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 ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Donruss Football (100+ Sweet Pics)
August 01, 2016
Quick, take mental inventory of anything and everything that a flagship trading card product must include. What attributes populate your list? A proud history? Great action photography?... [ continued ]
 
Red, White and Retail: Panini America Eyes 2016 Prizm NASCAR Retail Exclusives
July 31, 2016
In three short days, officially licensed NASCAR trading cards — gone from the marketplace for far too long — finally will have a new manufacturer, a new product line and an exciting,... [ continued ]
 
First Look: Peyton Manning, Megan Fox and the Sheer Beauty of 2016 Donruss Football
July 30, 2016
Panini America’s flagship Donruss Football brand will make its grand 2016 debut on Wednesday brimming with the brilliance that only a fabled staple like Donruss can deliver. To be... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Immaculate Collegiate Football
July 29, 2016
Continuing a trend that officially begins with today’s release of 2016 Black Gold Collegiate Football, Panini America is transforming its Immaculate Collegiate brand (launched in 2015... [ continued ]
 
Free Kids Breaks, Country’s Top Breakers to Fill Panini America Booth at 2016 National
July 29, 2016
From the time the 2016 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: 2016 Prizm NASCAR Racing (100+ Pics)
July 29, 2016
NASCAR collectors . . . rejoice. After more than a year with no new licensed trading cards to chase and following months of speculation regarding just what Panini America had planned,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Brees, Draymond, Justise, More
July 29, 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 ]
 
Panini America Spies the Memorabilia Cards Coming to the 2016 National Set (Gallery)
July 28, 2016
This time next week, all collecting eyes will be firmly fixed on the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, N.J., the site of the 37th National Sports Collectors Convention.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Returning Live Redemption Trade-Up Program to the 2016 National
July 28, 2016
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 2016 National Sports Collectors... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Releases a Star-Studded List of Signers for 2016-17 Donruss Soccer
July 28, 2016
From Donruss to Flawless (and everything in between), Panini America’s first full season of soccer products has delivered nothing less than a banner year, headlined most recently by... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Eyes the Autographs Coming to 2016 National Redemption Set (Gallery)
July 27, 2016
Our wall-to-wall preview coverage of Panini America’s big plans for the upcoming 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention continues unabated today here on The Knight’s Lance with... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Early Boxes of 2016 Black Gold Collegiate Football
July 27, 2016
Panini America’s unique Black Gold brand will make its first foray into the college football arena later this week when 2016 Black Gold Collegiate Football arrives in hobby shops and... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Conducting Record Number of Box Wars at 2016 National Convention
July 27, 2016
To say that Panini America is ramping up its vaunted Box Wars schedule for next week’s 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention is akin to suggesting that the Denver Broncos Super... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Spectra Soccer (Preview Gallery)
July 26, 2016
If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Panini America’s dazzling Spectra technology over the last few years, it’s this: The stuff looks great on anything. It started as a colorful... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Unveils New Procedures for 2016 National Wrapper Redemption Promo
July 26, 2016
With the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention set to kickoff next Wednesday afternoon in Atlantic City, you can trust that Panini America officials have once again pulled out... [ continued ]
 
Details are Sketchy: Panini America Reveals NFL Sketch Cards Coming to 2016 National
July 25, 2016
You can learn a lot about an NFL rookie by giving him nothing more than a few colored Sharpies, 2 1/2 by 3 1/2-inch cardboard canvas, about five minutes and one simple two-word request:... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of the New 2016 Certified Football
July 25, 2016
In sports collecting circles across North America, the days these days seem to pass a little . . . more . . . slowly. The excitement and anticipation of next week’s 2016 National Sports... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Flawless Basketball (Gallery)
July 25, 2016
The juggernaut is coming. Flawless Basketball, one of the most extravagant brands in the history of sports card collecting, is preparing to close out the 2015-16 NBA collecting season... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Certified Football (141 Must-See Pics)
July 22, 2016
The Mirror parallels. The Freshman Fabrics. The Immortals. The Certified Signatures. The rainbow array of shimmering-foil chases. Fabric of the Game. Calling-card brand staples one... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Aikman, Syndergaard and More
July 22, 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: 2016 Black Gold Collegiate Football
July 21, 2016
So much has changed since Panini America first solicited the all-new 2016 Black Gold Collegiate in early May. Like, everything. Based on resounding feedback from distributors, hobby... [ continued ]
 
Legends and New York Baseball Stars Round Out Panini America’s 2016 National Base Set
July 20, 2016
With the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention set to begin two weeks from today, it’s time to start ramping up our preview coverage of everything Panini America has planned to... [ continued ]
 
Rare Photo Variations Deliver a Compelling Chase to 2016 Clear Vision Football
July 20, 2016
Panini America’s new 2016 Clear Vision Football, live everywhere today, might be causing some collectors to have double and even triple vision when it comes to certain players dotting... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of the New 2015-16 Noir Basketball
July 19, 2016
We’re now just hours away from one of the biggest release days of the entire year. This time tomorrow, a trio of new products from Panini America — 2015-16 Noir Basketball, 2016 Clear... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Boxes of 2016 Clear Vision Football
July 19, 2016
As debut products go, Panini America’s inaugural edition of Clear Vision Football last year was largely well received because it was dramatically different in terms of look, feel,... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: 2016 Donruss Optic Baseball Shines in a Must-See Two-Box Preview
July 19, 2016
From its highlighter-yellow packaging accents to its sublime use of the Prizm-perfect Optichrome technology, there’s a lot to catch the eye in Panini America’s new 2016 Donruss Optic... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Donruss Optic Baseball (132 Images)
July 18, 2016
Consider Panini America’s popular 2016 Donruss Baseball brand officially reimagined. It’s what happens when the rich tradition of Donruss meets the popular Prizm appeal of Optichrome... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Clear Vision Football (93 Sweet Pics)
July 18, 2016
Wednesday promises to be one of the biggest new-product release days of the entire year, what with Panini America launching key products honoring the three major sports (MLBPA, NBA... [ continued ]
 
Kevin Durant’s First Warriors Card Leads a Wave of Major Changes to Panini Instant
July 18, 2016
Panini America-exclusive athlete and former Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant made arguably the biggest headlines in the history of NBA free agency earlier this month by... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Bonds, Bradshaw, Gurley, More
July 16, 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 ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Infinity Football (Preview Gallery)
July 15, 2016
Panini America’s impressive start to the 2016 NFL product season, bolstered by the recent successes of traditional mainstays such as Prestige, Classics and Donruss Elite, is on the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Adds Rare Ink from Football Rookies, Hall of Famers to 2016 National Set
July 14, 2016
Frequent readers of The Knight’s Lance already know that we started previewing the many facets of Panini America’s 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention wrapper-redemption set... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, NFLPA Unveil Trading Card Index Rankings for Second Quarter of 2016
July 13, 2016
Panini America, the exclusive trading card manufacturer of the NFL and NFL Players Association (NFLPA), in conjunction with NFL Players Inc., the licensing and marketing arm of the... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Noir Basketball (51 Must-See Pics)
July 12, 2016
Boxes of 2015-16 Panini Noir Basketball are LOADED and set to hit shelves this week. On average, each 12-card box of 2015-16 Noir Basketball will deliver SEVEN ON-CARD autograph or... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Newest On-Card Ink Offers Revealing Glimpse into an Exciting Future
July 12, 2016
It goes on largely behind the scenes. Day by day, player by player and signature by signature. With every incoming autograph arrival, the not-too-distant future of Panini America’s... [ continued ]
 
Iconic National Treasures Basketball Arrives on NBA Dunk App . . . But Doesn’t Stay Long
July 11, 2016
If you’re wondering whether one of the most revered brands in sports card history is as desirable in virtual form as it is in real life, well, it is. That much was proven in no-doubt-about-it... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It?’ Weekend Back with Black Gold Basketball, Elite Football
July 10, 2016
They say time flies when you’re having fun, which is why it must be so hard to believe that more than a month has passed since we last conducted an edition of our “Where Is It? Weekend”... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Shaq, Seager, Jordy, Flacco, More
July 09, 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 ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Box of the New 2016 Panini Football
July 08, 2016
For the record, Panini America’s all-new 2016 Panini Football product won’t officially start hitting retail-store shelves until about this time next week. But when an early box shows... [ continued ]
 
Ronaldo’s Herculean Header Headlines New UEFA Euro 2016 Panini Instant Release
July 07, 2016
One of the world’s greatest soccer superstars. One of the most magnificent headers you’ll ever see. One of the sport’s grandest stages. That was the setting yesterday as Portugal’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Shares Early Details on 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention Set
July 07, 2016
With Monday’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 2016 National... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Peeks 2016 National VIP Set Featuring Hield, Goff, Wentz and More
July 06, 2016
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 Atlantic City... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Named Licensee of the Year for Hardlines by NFL Players Association
July 06, 2016
Panini America, EA SPORTS and 500 Level were named winners of the second annual NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Licensee of the Year Awards during the recent Licensing Expo 2016. Panini... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Panini Football (100+ Must-See Pics)
July 05, 2016
I could attempt to craft some clever, creative prose on Panini America’s upcoming, retail-only 2016 Panini Football for the next few paragraphs before unleashing the massive — and... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of 2015-16 Black Gold Basketball
July 04, 2016
Before we get into the meat of today’s post (and that’s not a reference to the Independence Day barbecue you might be preparing for right now), we want to start by wishing everyone... [ continued ]
 
A Flawless Forecast: Exploring the Upside of Panini America’s 2016 Flawless Soccer
July 03, 2016
In July of 2014, a prophetic poster on the BlowoutCards forums submitted a thread titled “Panini Flawless Soccer.” Members flocked to the thread looking for whatever information they... [ continued ]
 
Gallery: Panini America Continues Gawking at the New 2016 Donruss Elite Football
July 02, 2016
Yes, we’ve shared with you the Quality Control Gallery . . . and the Teaser Gallery . . . and the Panini Unwrapped video and checklist. And yet, even after all of that, we still can’t... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Bonds, Ripken, Maddux and More
July 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 ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Absolute Football (Preview)
June 30, 2016
It’s safe to say that 2015 was something of an unorthodox year for longtime Panini America NFL brands Donruss Elite and Absolute. Both popular products were temporarily sidelined last... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Black Gold Basketball (100+ Pics)
June 29, 2016
With the 2016 NBA Draft now in our rearview, Panini America’s basketball focus has firmly redirected ahead — to this summer’s NBA D-League action, to this summer’s NBA Rookie Photo... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2016 Donruss Elite Football
June 28, 2016
This time tomorrow, Panini America’s revitalized Donruss Elite Football franchise will arrive in hobby shops across North America featuring revamped aesthetics, a new product logo... [ continued ]
 
Live: 2016 NBA Draft Night Cards Arrive on Panini Dunk Digital Trading Card App
June 27, 2016
Last Thursday night, the next wave of basketball stars was officially welcomed into the NBA during the 2016 NBA Draft and all night long, we brought you sneak peeks of each player’s... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Elite Football (100+ Must-See Pics)
June 27, 2016
For the better part of its proud, almost-two-decade existence, Panini America’s venerable Elite Football franchise has thrived with a largely unchanged blueprint, relying heavily on... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Jameis, Odell, Steph and More
June 25, 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 ]
 
Panini America Offers a Must-See Gallery to Celebrate Arrival of 2016 Flawless Baseball
June 24, 2016
#FlawlessFriday is here! The day many high-end collectors and curious onlookers have been waiting months for — the official release of 2016 Flawless Baseball — has arrived. To be sure,... [ continued ]
 
Panini’s NBA Dunk Digital Trading Card App Hits Rewind to Past NBA Drafts (Gallery)
June 23, 2016
Tonight in New York, the 2016 NBA Draft will usher in a new generation of NBA stars and officially get the ball rolling on a new season. But to truly appreciate tonight’s activities,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Signs Exclusive Agreements with Marquese Chriss and Buddy Hield
June 23, 2016
Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, and the exclusive trading card and collectible sticker partner of the National Basketball Association... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Preparing a Championship Tribute to Cavs Superstar Kyrie Irving
June 23, 2016
So much has changed in the relatively short time since Panini Authentic officials last sat down with Panini America-exclusive athlete Kyrie Irving for a signing session. The last time,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Immaculate Baseball (Gallery)
June 22, 2016
When it comes right down to it, there are two key attributes that make Panini America’s Immaculate brand perpetually stand out regardless of sport or year: Aesthetics and memorabilia.... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Five Boxes of the New 2015-16 Gala Basketball
June 22, 2016
Today promises to be an epic one in hobby shops and in group breaks across North America as Panini America kicks things up a notch with the releases of of both 2016 Flawless Soccer... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Releases SP Information for 2016 Prestige Football Draft Day Signatures
June 22, 2016
In the few weeks since Panini America released its popular 2016 Prestige Football, collectors have spent much of their quality time with the product tracking down the product’s 10... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Prizm Racing (Preview Gallery)
June 21, 2016
Collectors, start your engines. (And if they’re already started, rev them up just a little bit.) Panini America’s long-awaited first NASCAR trading card product is speeding your way.... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Gala Basketball (39 Must-See Pics)
June 21, 2016
Panini America’s premiere edition of Gala Basketball, the movie-themed product with the big-budget special effects, arrived late last August with all of the pomp and circumstance of... [ continued ]
 
LeBron, Kyrie and the Cavs Headline Game 7 Additions to Panini Instant NBA Finals Set
June 21, 2016
Sunday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers made history during a thrilling 2016 NBA Finals by overcoming a 3-1 deficit to claim the franchise’s first world championship. Yesterday, Panini... [ continued ]
 
Cards Honoring the Cleveland Cavaliers and 2016 NBA Finals Arrive at Panini Instant
June 20, 2016
Last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers made history during a thrilling 2016 NBA Finals by overcoming a 3-1 deficit to claim the franchise’s first world championship. Today, Panini America,... [ continued ]
 
Flawless: A Must-See Panini America Gallery Featuring Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
June 20, 2016
Now that the countdown to release for Panini America’s upcoming 2016 Flawless Soccer can be measured in hours as opposed to weeks or months, the anticipation — like the goose bumps... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Some 2016 Father’s Day Packs (And You Can Too!)
June 18, 2016
This weekend, for the fifth consecutive year, Panini America’s popular Father’s Day promotion is celebrating the timeless bond that collecting creates between dads and their kids.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Immaculate Basketball (Gallery)
June 17, 2016
One of the sports card industry’s most revered brands is gearing up for another bold season in the NBA and when Panini America’s 2015-16 Immaculate Basketball releases in late August,... [ continued ]
 
Flawless Friday: Panini America Peeks More Signature Moves from 2016 Flawless Soccer
June 17, 2016
You’ve probably noticed on The Knight’s Lance this week a marked increase in preview coverage for Panini America’s highly anticipated 2016 Flawless Soccer. Wednesday we unleashed a... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Odell Beckham Jr.’s NTs Headline
June 17, 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 ]
 
One Jewel of a Card: Panini America Plans a Flawless Tribute to U.S. Soccer (Gallery)
June 16, 2016
Tonight in Seattle, the U.S. Soccer Men’s National Team will play Ecuador in the first Copa America Centenario quarterfinal match seeking a win that would send the club to the tournament... [ continued ]
 
UEFA Euro 2016 Host France Leads the Way in Newest Panini Instant Release (Gallery)
June 16, 2016
Day 13 of Panini Instant is underway with four new cards honoring yesterday’s biggest stars from UEFA Euro 2016 action. Earlier this afternoon, Panini America’s real-time trading card... [ continued ]
 
Flawless First Steps: Pioneering Studs Insert Starts Flawless Soccer on the Right Foot
June 15, 2016
One week from today, Panini America’s new 2016 Flawless Soccer product will arrive in hobby shops across North America, sealed in the Flawless brand’s trademark metal briefcase packaging.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Reveals Final List of RC SPs within 2016 Prestige Football (Gallery)
June 14, 2016
Panini America’s reimagined Prestige Football product arrived in hobby shops across North America last week, offering collectors the opportunity to chase the first Rookie Cards of... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Examines Autograph Lineup Coming to 2016 Father’s Day Set (Gallery)
June 14, 2016
We’ve shown you the base set. We’ve shown you the alluring parallels and the numbered Rookie Cards. We’ve shown you the new-look Panini Collection insert. We’ve shown you the memorabilia... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Explores Memorabilia Card Lineup in 2016 Father’s Day Set (Gallery)
June 13, 2016
Father’s Day week has arrived and you can expect the anticipation and excitement for this weekend’s annual Panini America Father’s Day hobby shop promotion to intensify more with each... [ continued ]
 
New Additions Schweinsteiger, Modric, Peru Headline Today’s Panini Instant Launch
June 13, 2016
Day 10 of Panini Instant is underway with six new cards honoring yesterday’s biggest stars from Copa America Centenario and Euro 2016 action. Just minutes ago, Panini America’s real-time... [ continued ]
 
iCollectPanini.com Begins Online Portion of Panini America’s 2016 Father’s Day Promo
June 13, 2016
The phenomenon known as the 2016 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 Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Origins Football (Preview Gallery)
June 12, 2016
The early buzz surrounding Panini America’s upcoming 2016 Origins Football first started building just more than three weeks ago, when images of the first hard-signed cards began hitting... [ continued ]
 
Clint Dempsey, Gareth Bale, Eric Dier, More Highlight Newest Panini Instant Arrivals
June 12, 2016
Day nine of Panini Instant is underway — and with it comes the biggest release of cards in Panini Instant’s brief history. Just minutes ago, Panini America’s real-time trading card... [ continued ]
 
An Examination of the Majestic Memorabilia Inside 2016 Flawless Baseball (Gallery)
June 11, 2016
The good news for collectors eagerly anticipating Panini America’s inaugural edition of Flawless Baseball is that the product is on its on its way to hobby shops across North America... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Continues Unveiling Rookie SPs within 2016 Prestige Football (Gallery)
June 10, 2016
Panini America’s reimagined Prestige Football product arrived in hobby shops across North America on Wednesday, offering collectors the opportunity to chase the first Rookie Cards... [ continued ]
 
Live: Mexico’s Javier Hernandez, Venezuela Newest Cards in Panini Instant Program
June 10, 2016
Day seven of Panini Instant is underway. Just minutes ago, Panini America’s real-time trading card program launched new offerings paying tribute to Mexico’s Javier Hernandez (whose... [ continued ]
 
Explore a New-Look Panini Collection Insert in 2016 Panini Father’s Day Set (Gallery)
June 10, 2016
Of the myriad must-have elements permeating Panini America’s 2016 Father’s Day set, perhaps none will resonate more with graphic-minded fans than the new-look Panini Collection insert.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Reggie, Blake, Ovie and More
June 10, 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 ]
 
Panini Authentic Offers Special ‘Mamba Out’ Collection to Honor Kobe’s Final Game
June 09, 2016
“Mamba Out.” Two little words. One epic meaning. It was the last thing Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant said to a rapt full house inside Staples Center just minutes after scoring... [ continued ]
 
Brazil Superstars Philippe Coutinho, Gabriel Newest Additions to Panini Instant Program
June 09, 2016
Day six of Panini Instant is underway. Just minutes ago, Panini America’s real-time trading card program launched new offerings paying tribute to Brazilian stars Philippe Coutinho... [ continued ]
 
Cracked Ice, HyperPlaid, Numbered Rookies Fuel 2016 Panini America Father’s Day Set
June 09, 2016
Ask 10 different collectors what their favorite part of Panini America’s annual Father’s Day promotion set is and you’re likely to get at least four different answers. For some, it’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Donruss Soccer (Gallery)
June 09, 2016
The fabled Donruss brand enjoyed a rousing introduction to the soccer pitch late last year with the inaugural release of 2015 Donruss Soccer, a product that more than lived up to the... [ continued ]
 
Limited Quantity of Cards Still Remaining in iCollectPanini.com NBA Finals Promo
June 08, 2016
The defending champion Golden State Warriors have won the first two games of the 2016 NBA Finals by an average margin of 24 points, leaving many experts predicting that the series... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Begins Unveiling Rookie SPs within 2016 Prestige Football (Gallery)
June 08, 2016
Panini America’s reimagined Prestige Football product arrives in hobby shops across North America today, offering collectors the opportunity to chase the first Rookie Cards of the... [ continued ]
 
U.S. Soccer Stars Make Panini Instant Debut as Clint Dempsey, Jermaine Jones Arrive
June 08, 2016
Day five of Panini Instant is underway. Just minutes ago, Panini America’s real-time trading card program launched new offerings paying tribute to U.S. Soccer stars Clint Dempsey and... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Investigates the Penmanship Coming to 2016 Flawless Baseball (Gallery)
June 08, 2016
The history-soaked, marvel-loaded debut edition of Panini America’s Flawless Baseball arrives in hobby shops across North America one week from today, which means most of the trademark... [ continued ]
 
Breaking News: Odell Beckham Jr. NT Autos Arrive at Panini America HQ (Gallery)
June 07, 2016
One hand. Sometimes that’s all it takes to change . . . everything. Certainly, one hand — the right one — is all New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. needed to deliver his first... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Boxes of 2016 Prestige Football (with Checklist)
June 07, 2016
This time tomorrow, football collectors across North America will be diving in to a new-look Prestige Football product that’s dramatically different than any Prestige in recent memory.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Explores Retail Exclusives in 2016 Prestige Football (Must-See Gallery)
June 06, 2016
Panini America’s revamped Prestige Football franchise arrives in hobby shops across North America on Wednesday with an impressive 2016 edition bolstered by new designs, a new logo... [ continued ]
 
A Must-See First Look at the Panini America 2016 Father’s Day Promotion (Gallery)
June 04, 2016
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 four years (especially in the country’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Set to Deliver Trading Cards in Real-Time with Launch of Panini Instant
June 03, 2016
Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today that it will begin offering fans the unique opportunity to collect rare, real-time... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Moncrief, McGwire, Bonds, More
June 03, 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 ]
 
iCollectPanini.com Brings Back Spectacular Promotion to Honor 2016 NBA Finals
June 02, 2016
Right this very moment, an international audience of fans, collectors and media eagerly awaits tonight’s opening tip of Game 1 in the 2016 NBA Finals, a must-see Finals rematch pitting... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed Information on 2016 Classics Football SPs, Variations
June 02, 2016
Panini America’s Classics Football franchise enjoyed a heroic return to the hobby last week with a blast-from-the-past 2016 edition steeped in old-school nuance and just a little bit... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Prestige Football (100+ Sweet Pics)
June 01, 2016
When it comes to Panini America’s venerable Prestige Football franchise, there are certain attributes that fans and collectors have come to appreciate and expect over the years. Like... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of 2015-16 Spectra Basketball
May 31, 2016
The brilliance . . . the shine . . . the luster . . . the Optichrome opulence . . . the vibrant Greens and Golds and Blues and Oranges. Indeed, if you’re looking for just one word... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It?’ Weekend Back with Classics Football, Excalibur Basketball
May 29, 2016
They say time flies when you’re having fun, which is why it must be so hard to believe that more than a month has passed since we last conducted an edition of our “Where Is It? Weekend”... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Goes Kaboom! Exploring the Rare Insert in 2015-16 Excalibur Basketball
May 28, 2016
There are no signatures. There are are technicolored, multi-break memorabilia pieces. But what Panini America’s captivating Kaboom! insert might lack in the area of autographs and... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Spectra Basketball (66 Sweet Pics)
May 27, 2016
No matter how many products release in a given trading card season across all sports, the one thing collectors can rely on is the fact that Panini America’s Spectra franchise will... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: KD, Klay, Kobe and More
May 27, 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 ]
 
Super Saturday: Panini America’s Must-See Scenes from 2016 NFLPA Rookie Premiere
May 26, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Departing the annual NFLPA Rookie Premiere Presented By Panini America provides all of us here with such bittersweet emotions. Even now, almost five days removed from... [ continued ]
 
Top Rookies Don NFL Uniforms for Newest Cards in Panini America’s Gridiron App
May 25, 2016
Just days after the conclusion of the 2016 NFLPA Rookie Premiere Presented By Panini America, collectors already can get their virtual hands on the exciting first cards from the event.... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Some Early Boxes of 2016 Classics Football
May 24, 2016
Prepare yourself. Tomorrow, a seismic blast from the past is scheduled to hit the hobby with the highly anticipated release of Panini America’s 2016 Classics Football. A true-to-theme... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of 2015-16 Excalibur Basketball
May 24, 2016
Panini America’s popular Excalibur Basketball brand will enter its rookie season as a hobby-exclusive product tomorrow when premium versions of 2015-16 Excalibur Basketball arrive... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Donruss Football (Preview Gallery)
May 23, 2016
The venerable Donruss brand finally has a stable home in the NFL. Last year, Panini America officials released Donruss Football as a standalone product for the first time since 2002.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Unparalleled Football (Gallery)
May 23, 2016
Sometimes it’s the look. Or the scarcity. Or the technology. Or the player. Or the team. Heck, sometimes it’s all of those things. Indeed, when it comes to collecting parallels, there... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of 2015-16 Clear Vision Basketball
May 23, 2016
The inaugural edition of Panini America’s Clear Vision Basketball franchise has had the benefit of five full days on the market, which means we’re way late in providing our traditional... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Reviews Action-Packed First Days of the 2016 NFLPA Rookie Premiere
May 21, 2016
LOS ANGELES — In a whirlwind first three days at the 2016 NFLPA Rookie Premiere Presented By Panini America, one of the most important events on the collecting calendar every year... [ continued ]
 
Gallery: Panini America Unravels Mystery of 2016 Classics Football SPs and Variations
May 18, 2016
Panini America’s bold reimagining of the venerable Classics Football franchise officially releases in hobby shops across North America one week from today. But many collectors will... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Excalibur Basketball (100+ Pics)
May 17, 2016
One week from tomorrow, Panini America’s popular Excalibur Basketball brand — with its Kaboom! inserts and Crusade parallels and rich autograph and memorabilia content — makes its... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Classics Football (114 Must-See Pics)
May 16, 2016
When it comes to epic comebacks, the venerable Classics Football franchise is about to pull off something that would make John Elway or Brett Favre proud. After five years away, Classics... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Honors Kevin Durant with Special Autograph, Memorabilia Deals
May 16, 2016
Later tonight in Oakland, Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder will open the 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals against Steph Curry and the defending champion Golden State Warriors.... [ continued ]
 
Sunday Classic: Panini America Offers Early Look at 2016 Classics Football (Gallery)
May 15, 2016
Next week, Panini America’s fabled Classics Football franchise returns to the hobby for the first time in five years bolstered by the tangible and aesthetic effects of a product delivered... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Clear Vision Basketball (100+ Pics)
May 13, 2016
Panini America first introduced the unique, all-acetate Clear Vision concept to football collectors last season as a different-by-design idea that placed a premium on maximizing the... [ continued ]
 
Beyond the Surface: Exploring the Inserts in 2016 Prime Signatures Football (Gallery)
May 13, 2016
For collectors who’ve spent the last few days enjoying Panini America’s new 2016 Prime Signatures Football, it might behoove you to look a little closer at the captivating surfaces... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Kawhi, Kyrie, Kareem and More
May 13, 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 ]
 
Teaser: Panini America Cracks Three Boxes of 2015-16 National Treasures Basketball
May 11, 2016
At last, Panini America’s 2015-16 National Treasures Basketball has arrived. The national collecting holiday is now officially underway. A quick check of the social media universe... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Black Gold Collegiate (Gallery)
May 09, 2016
At this point in the Black Gold brand’s brief-but-brilliant history, it’s safe to call the unique product a bona fide trailblazer. It debuted to rave reviews as a late-season addition... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Prime Signatures Football (75 Pics)
May 09, 2016
Panini America’s 2016 Prime Signatures Football releases in hobby shops across North America on Wednesday boasting one autograph in every six-card box and bolstered by a clean base... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Preferred Basketball (Gallery)
May 06, 2016
Panini America’s Preferred Basketball franchise has carved out prominent place in the hearts and personal collections of hardcore hoops hobbyists by annually delivering some of the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Certified Football (Gallery)
May 06, 2016
When Panini America’s 2016 Certified Football arrives in hobby shops across North America in late July, the product will largely stay true to a developmental blueprint that has served... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Gurley, Lockett, Cooper and More
May 06, 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 ]
 
Panini America Takes Last Pre-Release Look at 2015-16 National Treasures Basketball
May 05, 2016
This time next week, the basketball collecting world will be one full day into National Treasures madness. Indeed, with the 2015-16 edition of one of the industry’s most coveted releases... [ continued ]
 
Panini NFL Player of the Day Winner Enjoys ‘Unbelievable’ Time with Jeremy Langford
May 04, 2016
WAUCONDA, Ill. — The weather might have felt more like a football Sunday in November than a Saturday in April, but it didn’t bother Panini NFL Player of the Day winner Rick Brodsky... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Donruss Optic Baseball (Gallery)
May 04, 2016
Panini America’s 2016 Donruss Baseball is about to get a technological upgrade. And a new name. And some new players. And an entirely new product. In late July, Panini America officials... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Boxes of 2016 Prizm UEFA Euro Soccer
May 03, 2016
This time tomorrow, ardent soccer fans and collectors will get the chance to find out for themselves what a small handful of local hobby shops got to experience last week during a... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Prizm UEFA Euro Soccer (100+ Pics)
May 02, 2016
The last time Panini America delivered a Prizm-branded soccer product, the company created a global phenomenon known as 2014 Prizm FIFA World Cup — an international sensation that... [ continued ]
 
Signature Sunday: Panini America Examines 2015-16 National Treasures Basketball Ink
May 01, 2016
The month of May has arrived and with it, continued anticipation for Panini America’s 2015-16 National Treasures Basketball that will land in hobby shops across North America on May... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Real-Time Reveal: 2016 Gridiron RCs of Top NFL Draft Picks
April 29, 2016
CHICAGO — Thirty-two different times last night during a wild first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, league commissioner Roger Goodell called out a name and made a dream come true for... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Elway, Aikman, Carmelo, More
April 29, 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 ]
 
Gallery: Peeking the Memorabilia Lineup for 2015-16 National Treasures Basketball
April 28, 2016
While most of sports-loving America has its collective gaze firmly fixed on Chicago and tonight’s first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, there are a few folks here at Panini America who... [ continued ]
 
Panini America On Location at the 2016 NFL Draft: The NFLPA Rookie Debut (Gallery)
April 27, 2016
CHICAGO — With the next chapter of their football careers about to begin, a new crop of NFL rookies began 2016 NFL Draft Week festivities with Panini America on Tuesday as part of... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Open a Massive Box of 2016 Score Football
April 27, 2016
You smell that? It’s football season. As if tomorrow night’s first round of the 2016 NFL Draft wasn’t enough to get you excited about the 2016 season, today’s release of 2016 Score... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Early Boxes of 2015-16 Luxe Basketball
April 26, 2016
Tomorrow promises to be another rip-roaring raucous day in hobby shops and in group breaks across North America as Panini America releases both 2015-16 Luxe Basketball and 2016 Score... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Gala Football (Preview Gallery)
April 26, 2016
Panini America’s July-releasing 2016 Gala Football is not so much a sequel as it is an adaptation inspired by last season’s big-screen debut of 2014-15 Gala Basketball. That international-only... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Gala Basketball (Preview Gallery)
April 25, 2016
2015-16 Gala Basketball, the highly anticipated sequel to last summer’s international-only blockbuster, is in production now, ready to enchant North American collectors with a mid-July... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Clear Vision Football (Gallery)
April 25, 2016
Panini America commanded the attention of football collectors across the country with last summer’s debut of the Clear Vision Football brand, a different-by-design kind of product... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It?’ Weekend Back with Prizm, Score and HeroVillain Prizes
April 24, 2016
It’s hard to believe that six weeks have passed since we last conducted an edition of our regular “Where Is It? Weekend” scavenger hunt here on The Knight’s Lance. Clearly, it’s time... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Luxe Basketball (36 Must-See Pics)
April 22, 2016
Metal-framed, fancily foiled, majestically die-cut and hard-signed, Panini America’s debut edition of Luxe Basketball last season certainly provided a lot to like. In fact, 2014-15... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Tom Brady, Russell Wilson, More
April 22, 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 ]
 
Feeling the Draft: Panini America Preparing to Paint Chicago During 2016 NFL Draft
April 21, 2016
One week from tonight in the Windy City, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will kickoff the 2016 NFL Draft by reading the name of the first overall selection from a well-traveled draft... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Donruss Elite Football (Gallery)
April 21, 2016
After a year away from the gridiron, one of the most established brands in the sports cards universe — Panini America’s fabled Donruss Elite — is gearing up for a highly anticipated... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Bringing Popular Black Gold Brand to Basketball (Preview Gallery)
April 21, 2016
Most collectors will tell you that Panini America’s inaugural edition of Black Gold Football earned instant-classic status when it released late during the 2014 NFL product season.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Spectra Basketball (Gallery)
April 20, 2016
In terms of new product releases, Panini America’s Optichrome-enhanced Spectra franchise didn’t take long at all to resonate with even the most discriminating collectors. It launched... [ continued ]
 
Panini NFL POD Winner Preparing to Spend the Day with Bears RB Jeremy Langford
April 19, 2016
When Illinois collector Rick Brodsky bought a pack of officially licensed Panini America NFL trading cards at Chicagoland Sports Cards in Buffalo Grove, Ill., last fall, he was hoping... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Score Football Hobby Jumbo
April 18, 2016
Panini America’s iconic Score Football franchise is just about ready to officially kickoff the 2016 NFL trading card season. In fact, it’s on its way to hobby shops across North America... [ continued ]
 
Flawless Friday: A Quick Look at the Newest Signature Arrivals for 2016 Flawless Soccer
April 15, 2016
The ongoing development process for Panini America’s upcoming 2016 Flawless Soccer has enjoyed a few solid weeks in terms of incoming autographs as some of the greatest players in... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Todd Gurley, Anthony Davis, More
April 15, 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 ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Takes a Peek Inside 2016 Kobe Bryant HeroVillain Set
April 14, 2016
Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant delivered a Twitter-breaking performance for the ages last night in the final game of a spectacular NBA career, pouring in a mesmerizing 60 points... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Unveils Inaugural Edition of the NFLPA Panini Trading Card Index
April 13, 2016
Panini America, the exclusive trading card manufacturer of the NFL and NFL Players Association (NFLPA), in conjunction with NFL Players Inc., the licensing and marketing arm of the... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Unveils Newest Arrivals to Honor Iconic Kobe Bryant on #MambaDay
April 13, 2016
As the legendary Kobe Bryant prepares to step on an NBA court for the final time as a player tonight in Los Angeles, an appreciative and international fanbase is doing its part to... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Explores the Indelible Ink of the Incomparable Kobe Bryant (Gallery)
April 13, 2016
Tonight in Los Angeles, Lakers icon Kobe Bryant will play the final game of his remarkable career, closing the curtain on a 20-year reign that featured, among other feats, five NBA... [ continued ]
 
One Incredible Story: With Each Home Run, Trevor Story’s Cards Keep Climbing
April 12, 2016
It seems fitting, really, that Colorado Rockies rookie sensation Trevor Story plies his trade at altitude. After all, with every captivating home run Story hits, his best Panini America... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Open 2016 Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks Football
April 12, 2016
This time tomorrow, collectors finally will get their long-awaited first crack at piecing together the Prizm rainbow of their preferred NFL prospect when Panini America’s 2016 Prizm... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks Football
April 11, 2016
With the 2016 NFL Draft now just more than two weeks away, it’s hard to determine at this point who’s more excited about that: Draftniks and NFL pundits . . . or football collectors.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Honors Kobe’s Remarkable Career with Special HeroVillain Box Set
April 10, 2016
Kobe Bryant has been coined a hero by some, and a villain by many. However, no hero is perfect, and no villain is completely void of heroic intentions. We all live as both and what... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Identifies Short Prints, SSPs in 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Football
April 09, 2016
Seeing as how Panini America’s 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Football has enjoyed a few solid weeks on the market, now’s probably a good time to pull the curtain back on the bevy of... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Excalibur Basketball (Gallery)
April 08, 2016
Following a successful season in 2014-15 as a Target-exclusive, Panini America’s popular Excalibur Basketball brand will return in limited form to the hobby later this season equipped... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Winston, Cooper and More
April 08, 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 ]
 
Panini America Delivers a Final Pre-Release Look at 2015 Flawless Football (Gallery)
April 07, 2016
Tomorrow at this time, passionate pockets of collectors, shop owners and group breakers across North America will likely be at their #FlawlessFriday finest, sending the social media... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Open Two Boxes of 2016 Diamond Kings Baseball
April 06, 2016
Panini America’s Diamond Kings Baseball franchise always has been as aesthetically pleasing as it has been diversely collectible. That was true back in the 1980s and 1990s and it was... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Four Early Boxes of 2015-16 Limited Basketball
April 05, 2016
After two long years away from the market, Panini America’s popular Limited Basketball franchise makes a triumphant return tomorrow when 2015-16 Limited Basketball arrives in hobby... [ continued ]
 
Must-See Monday: Panini America Resumes Preview of 2015 Flawless Football (Gallery)
April 04, 2016
High-end football collectors are most certainly getting their fix during these last few weeks of the 2015 NFL trading card season. While Panini America’s 2015 National Treasures Football... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Magic, Shaq, Pippen and More
April 02, 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 ]
 
April Drools: Panini America Delivers Filthy Peek at 2015 Flawless Football Memorabilia
April 01, 2016
Panini America’s highly anticipated final release of the 2015 NFL trading card season — 2015 Flawless Football — began shipping to hobby shops across North America earlier this week... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Unveils Visual Checklist for 2016 NBA Player of the Day Autographs
March 31, 2016
We brought you preliminary information on Panini America’s inaugural NBA Player of the Day hobby shop promotion a few weeks back, with the promise of providing additional details in... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Limited Basketball (81 Images)
March 30, 2016
One week from today, Panini America’s popular Limited Basketball brand makes a triumphant return to the hardwood following a not-so-limited hiatus that last saw the product released... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Diamond Kings Baseball (147 Pics)
March 29, 2016
Ask most baseball collectors what their favorite product of 2015 was and many of them will adamantly reply with two simple words that carry considerable collecting clout: Diamond Kings.... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Threads Basketball (100+ Pics)
March 28, 2016
Any day now, Panini America’s 2015-16 Threads Basketball will arrive on Target store shelves across North America, the second time in as many years that the popular NBA release will... [ continued ]
 
2016 Knight’s Lance Easter Egg Hunt: Locate the Panini America Eggs & You Could Win!
March 26, 2016
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 ]
 
A Trip to Remember: Panini America Recaps 2016 Spring Training Road Trip (Gallery)
March 25, 2016
PHOENIX — Bolstered by some of the brightest young stars in baseball, top West Coast group breakers and a sincere desire to acquire compelling content (autographs, memorabilia, photography,... [ continued ]
 
A Must-See Review of Panini America’s 2015 National Treasures Football Sneak Peek
March 24, 2016
PHOENIX — In theory, Tuesday was an off day on the 2016 Panini Spring Training Road Trip — but you never would’ve known that by witnessing the intensity, excitement and fast-paced... [ continued ]
 
Surface Exploration: The Definitive Guide to 2015-16 Revolution Basketball Parallels
March 23, 2016
Panini America’s 2015-16 Revolution Basketball releases in hobby shops across North America today and provides a different-by-design approach that places a premium on hard-signed autographs... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Breakdown of Recent Mavericks, Wizards NBA Promo Sets
March 23, 2016
Panini America officials have exposed the finer points of the iconic Donruss brand to fans of the Washington Wizards and Dallas Mavericks in recent weeks with a series of in-arena... [ continued ]
 
Jameis Winston, Amari Cooper Autos Arrive for 2015 National Treasures Football
March 22, 2016
As collectors across North America anxiously await Friday’s release of 2015 National Treasures Football, the hobby gets an exclusive sneak peek at the product later today live from... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks a Box of 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Football
March 22, 2016
NFL draftniks, prospecting collectors and college football fans young and old, rejoice. Panini America’s 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Football arrives in hobby shops across North America... [ continued ]
 
The Famous San Diego Chicken Stars During Saturday Appearance at All Star Cards
March 21, 2016
SANTEE, Calif. — The Famous San Diego Chicken delivered a “beak” performance for all ages over the weekend, regaling All Star Sports customers for more than two hours with the trademark... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2015-16 Revolution Basketball
March 21, 2016
With both 2015-16 Revolution Basketball and 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Football releasing Wednesday and 2015 National Treasures Football arriving Friday, Panini America promises to... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Bonds, Ripken, Kyrie and More
March 20, 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 ]
 
Panini America Releases Preliminary Details on 2016 Flawless Baseball (Preview Gallery)
March 18, 2016
When it comes to the world of high-end trading card releases, they get no higher than Panini America’s already-fabled Flawless franchise. From its trademark briefcase packaging to... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Prestige Football (Preview Gallery)
March 17, 2016
As Panini America steadfastly finishes up the 2015 NFL trading card season with a pair of bona fide heavy hitters (2015 National Treasures Football and 2015 Flawless Football), company... [ continued ]
 
For the First Time, Panini America’s Popular Player of the Day Promo Coming to the NBA
March 17, 2016
While the NBA’s best teams will be competing for a championship ring this spring, NBA trading card collectors will be battling for the chance to spend a day with an NBA player. For... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers a Nasty Packout Peek at 2015 National Treasures Football
March 17, 2016
If you missed any of the drool-inducing Tweets flowing from the Panini America account Tuesday morning, well, you missed a lot. Panini America Brand Manager Chris Barr was in full... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Football
March 16, 2016
For years, Panini America’s fabled Contenders brand has been widely regarded as football’s home of the autograph Rookie Card. Last year, with the launch of 2015 Contenders Draft Picks... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Revolution Basketball (78 Images)
March 15, 2016
A revolution is coming. Actually, Panini America’s newest creation — 2015-16 Revolution Basketball — is coming. And it’s bringing with it a foilboard-based feast for the eyes and a... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Classics Football (Preview Gallery)
March 14, 2016
Following five long years on the bench, the fabled Classics Football franchise is getting back into Panini America’s starting lineup. Indeed, for the first time since 2010, the venerable... [ continued ]
 
Famous San Diego Chicken Ruling the Roost in Panini America’s 2016 Donruss Baseball
March 14, 2016
“I’m a chicken of peace, not pieces!” That’s one of the more memorable lines masterfully delivered by The Famous San Diego Chicken as he watched the must-see Panini America video documenting... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Aikman, Machado, Yeldon, More
March 13, 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 ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at Target-Only 2015-16 Threads Basketball
March 11, 2016
Panini America officials are readying the popular Threads Basketball franchise for another exclusive run in Target stores across North America with an all-new 2015-16 edition that... [ continued ]
 
Special Thursday Edition of Panini America ‘Where Is It? Weekend’ Offers Key Prizes
March 10, 2016
It’s hard to believe that almost six weeks have passed since we last conducted an edition of our regular “Where Is It? Weekend” scavenger hunt here on The Knight’s Lance. Clearly,... [ continued ]
 
Base Team, Photo Variations Fan the Flames of 2015-16 Gold Standard Basketball
March 09, 2016
One of the most interesting — but perhaps less-heralded — aspects of Panini America’s Gold Standard Basketball brand during its first five years in existence has been the inclusion... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Prepares to Hit the Road for Third Annual Spring Training Road Trip
March 08, 2016
In a span of 10 action-packed days starting next Monday, Panini America baseball officials will visit six cities in two states to produce the Third Annual Panini Spring Training Road... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of New 2015 Luxe Football
March 08, 2016
This time tomorrow, hobby shops, group breakers and collectors across North America will welcome to the industry Panini America’s 2015 Luxe Football, the latest high-end addition to... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of 2015-16 Select Basketball
March 07, 2016
Panini America is set to deliver another rip-roaring, fast-breaking week in hobby shops and in group breaks across North America with Wednesday’s releases of 2015-16 Select Basketball... [ continued ]
 
Panini America, Famous San Diego Chicken Teaming Up for All Star Sports Cards Visit
March 07, 2016
To help celebrate the recent release of 2016 Donruss Baseball, Panini America is teaming up with fine, feathered friend The Famous San Diego Chicken — whose unique presence in the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Noir Basketball (Preview Gallery)
March 06, 2016
Panini America’s high-end Noir Basketball brand made a somewhat mysterious debut on the NBA trading card landscape last season, hitting the market shrouded in an air of mystique. In... [ continued ]
 
Redskins TE & NFLPA Extern Ray Hamilton Chronicles Final Week at Panini America
March 05, 2016
Editor’s Note: As part of the NFLPA Externship program, Washington Redskins tight end Ray Hamilton is spending three weeks at Panini America working in the Product Development, Acquisitions... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Select Basketball (100+ Images)
March 04, 2016
Panini America’s Select Basketball franchise enjoyed a vibrant resurgence during the 2014-15 NBA season thanks in large part to some magnificently tie-dyed Prizms and a value-delivered... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Nolan Ryan, T.J. Yeldon and More
March 04, 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 ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Flawless Soccer (Preview Gallery)
March 03, 2016
Early last week, Panini America officials sent an international buzz reverberating through the sports collectibles industry by announcing at the 2016 Industry Summit the intention... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Luxe Football (36 Must-See Pics)
March 02, 2016
With its metal-framed borders, prime memorabilia selections and unique die-cuts, Panini America’s 2014-15 Luxe Basketball provided a rousing introduction to the Luxe concept late last... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Open Two Early Boxes of 2016 Donruss Baseball
March 01, 2016
For many collectors, the baseball collecting season officially begins tomorrow with the anticipated release of Panini America’s 2016 Donruss Baseball, a familiar, fun and sometimes... [ continued ]
 
Redskins TE & NFLPA Extern Ray Hamilton Chronicles Second Week at Panini America
February 29, 2016
Editor’s Note: As part of the NFLPA Externship program, Washington Redskins tight end Ray Hamilton is spending three weeks at Panini America working in the Product Development, Acquisitions... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Honors Classic 1982 Design with Insert in 2016 Donruss Baseball
February 29, 2016
Panini America’s iconic 2016 Donruss Baseball arrives on Wednesday in hobby shops across North America boasting the kind of nostalgia, fun, value and old-school charm that only more... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Absolute Basketball Glass, More
February 27, 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: 2016 Donruss Baseball (150 Must-See Pics)
February 26, 2016
Next Wednesday, the icon returns. The legendary Donruss Baseball brand is back again — and it’s set to provide a most powerful first pitch to Panini America’s 2016 baseball season.... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Takes Glorious First Look at Upcoming 2016 Flawless Soccer (Gallery)
February 25, 2016
Panini America executives made major collectibles industry waves during the company’s annual Tuesday corporate address earlier this week at the 2016 Industry Summit, shedding light... [ continued ]
 
Touch of Glass: Panini America Sneaks Peek at 2015-16 Absolute Basketball Glass Inserts
February 24, 2016
Panini America’s 2015-16 Absolute Basketball — which officially sold out yesterday — released earlier this month and resonated almost immediately with longtime Absolute fans thanks... [ continued ]
 
Black Box Confidential: Panini America Eyes Initial Wave of 2016 Industry Summit Gems
February 23, 2016
The 2016 Industry Summit is in full swing this week in Hawaii and later today, Panini America executives will deliver the company’s annual corporate address to attendees — culminating... [ continued ]
 
Illinois Collector Rick Brodsky Earns Grand Prize in 2015 Panini NFL POD Promotion
February 23, 2016
Rick Brodsky, a trading card collector from Wauconda, Ill., turned a pack of officially licensed Panini America NFL trading cards into the rare opportunity to spend a day with an NFL... [ continued ]
 
2015 Black Gold Football Set to Arrive with a Few Surprise Additions to the Checklist
February 23, 2016
Preview-seeking collectors eagerly anticipating tomorrow’s release of 2015 Black Gold Football likely already know about a few surprise inclusions to the product that weren’t necessarily... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Prime Signatures Football (Gallery)
February 22, 2016
Following three long years away, Panini America’s ink-heavy Prime Signatures Football franchise is preparing for a highly anticipated reboot that will remain true to the brand’s proud... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Four Early Boxes of 2015 Black Gold Football
February 22, 2016
The gold rush is coming. Just two short days from now, Panini America’s highly anticipated 2015 Black Gold Football arrives in hobby shops across North America packing a new packaging... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Clear Vision Basketball (Gallery)
February 21, 2016
Here’s one surefire way to know that a new trading card concept has found critical and commercial success: It follows suit in other sports. Such is the case with Panini America’s popular,... [ continued ]
 
Redskins TE & NFLPA Extern Ray Hamilton Chronicles First Week at Panini America
February 19, 2016
Editor’s Note: As part of the NFLPA Externship program, Washington Redskins tight end Ray Hamilton is spending three weeks at Panini America working in the Product Development, Acquisitions... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Open One Box of 2015-16 Donruss Basketball
February 19, 2016
Like an old friend coming back for a long visit after a year away, Panini America’s 2015-16 Donruss Basketball arrived in hobby shops across North America today packing a familiar... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Von Miller, Golden Tickets, More
February 19, 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: 2015-16 Donruss Basketball (100+ Pics)
February 18, 2016
Panini America’s bustling, buzzing basketball week continues rolling at a fast-break pace right about now, what with yesterday’s release of the popular 2015-16 Gold Standard Basketball... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015 Flawless Football (Preview Gallery)
February 16, 2016
High-end football collectors . . . get ready. Panini America’s 2015 Flawless Football is coming. Set to release in hobby shops across North America in early April, the newest installment... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Black Gold Football (102 Sweet Pics)
February 16, 2016
When it comes to impressive debuts, Panini America’s premiere edition of Black Gold Football last season taught us all a little something about the true impact of the right first impression.... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Five Boxes of 2015-16 Gold Standard Basketball
February 15, 2016
The golden glow from last night’s NBA All-Star 2016 remains radiant this morning, the result of another mesmerizing showcase by the game’s greatest stars that provided ample heat in... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Score Football Hobby Jumbo (Gallery)
February 14, 2016
Here we are just one week removed from last Sunday’s epic Super Bowl 50 clash between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos and yet, many collectors have already turned their... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2016 Prizm UEFA Euro Soccer (Gallery)
February 13, 2016
Panini America’s colorful, captivating Prizm franchise enjoyed a stirring international run two years ago when the blockbuster success of 2014 Prizm FIFA World Cup commanded the attention... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Gold Standard Basketball (93 Pics)
February 12, 2016
The golden glow of Panini America’s fabled Gold Standard Basketball brand never dulls. It’s forever present, forever shining, forever casting a gilded beam on the NBA’s brightest rookies,... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 National Treasures Basketball
February 12, 2016
It’s fitting, really, that we get our first official look at Panini America’s upcoming 2015-16 National Treasures Basketball on the same day that NBA All-Star 2016 festivities tip... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Mariota, Castillo, Nash and More
February 12, 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 ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks Football
February 11, 2016
The last pieces of golden ticker tape were still wafting from the Santa Clara, Calif., sky on Sunday evening at Super Bowl 50 and yet, for many collectors, thoughts immediately shifted... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Limited Basketball (Gallery)
February 11, 2016
Three years can often seem like an eternity. And if you don’t believe us, just ask any hardcore Limited Basketball fan who’s been without their favorite brand since that seemingly... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Honors NBA All-Star 2016 with Special Savings on NBA Memorabilia
February 11, 2016
Panini Authentic is doing its part to celebrate NBA All-Star 2016 this weekend — and it’s leaning heavily on its star-studded roster of exclusive NBA superstars to do it. For a limited... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Recaps ‘Unforgettable Week’ for Super Bowl Kid Reporter Winner
February 10, 2016
For 9-year-old Washingtonian Riley Ottele, it’s safe to say that these last three weeks have been unlike any the gregarious fourth-grader has ever experienced before. And that likely... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Bringing Some Hobby Heat to Toronto for 2016 NBA All-Star Game
February 10, 2016
A quick check of this weekend’s weather forecast in Toronto calls for a “high” temperature of 18 degrees (on Sunday) and a bone-jarring low of minus-4 degrees (on Saturday). Luckily... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers Timely New All-Star Content to NBA Dunk App (Gallery)
February 10, 2016
Panini America’s NBA Dunk digital trading card app is ready for the chilly climate and bright lights of this weekend’s NBA All-Star 2016 festivities in Toronto. It’s ready to honor... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Boxes of 2015-16 Absolute Basketball
February 09, 2016
In a normal product release window, the traditional Teaser Gallery box-break reveal of a new Panini America release would appear here on The Knight’s Lance a day or two before that... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Gurley, Brett, Sano and More
February 08, 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 ]
 
Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2016 Diamond Kings Baseball (Gallery)
February 08, 2016
Panini America initiated an art-card renaissance of epic proportions last April with the bold reintroduction of the fabled Diamond Kings Baseball brand as a standalone product for... [ continued ]
 
Super Saturday: Panini America Offers Early Look at Upcoming High-End Football
February 06, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — At long last, Super Bowl 50 arrives tomorrow night and promises a game so epic between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos that it doesn’t even need Roman... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Inks Autograph and Trading Card Agreement with Paxton Lynch
February 05, 2016
Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company and the exclusive trading card partner of the NFL and NFL Players Inc. beginning with the 2016 season,... [ continued ]
 
Panini Super Bowl Kid Reporter Riley Ottele Interviews the Carolina Panthers (Video)
February 03, 2016
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Nine-year-old Washingtonian Riley Ottele, with a huge assist from Super Bowl-winning quarterback Trent Dilfer, turned in a day for the history books during Monday’s... [ continued ]
 
NFL Stars to Coach San Francisco-area Kids at 2016 Panini Pop Warner Skills Clinic
February 03, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — 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... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Absolute Basketball (99 Pics)
February 03, 2016
While the sporting world’s attention this week is firmly focused on San Francisco and the growing, golden allure of Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s NFL Gridiron App Ready to Rock Super Bowl 50 Week (Gallery)
February 02, 2016
Panini America’s new NFL Gridiron digital trading card app is ready for the bright lights of Super Bowl 50. It’s ready to honor Super Bowl legends and Super Bowl logos and the game’s... [ continued ]
 
Panini Super Bowl Kid Reporter Riley Ottele Grills the Denver Broncos (Must-See Video)
February 02, 2016
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Nine-year-old Washingtonian Riley Ottele, with a huge assist from Super Bowl-winning quarterback Trent Dilfer, turned in a day for the history books during yesterday’s... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Early Boxes of National Treasures College
February 01, 2016
It’s no secret that any product graced with the National Treasures name immediately raises expectations and anticipation. And so it is with Panini America’s new National Treasures... [ continued ]
 
Panini America ‘Where Is It?’ Weekend Back with Signature Series, Absolute Prizes
January 30, 2016
It’s been more than a month since we conducted our last edition of “Where Is It? Weekend” here on The Knight’s Lance, but with Super Bowl buzz starting to build this weekend, it’s... [ continued ]
 
iCollectPanini.com Returns Private Signings Promotion to Honor Super Bowl 50
January 29, 2016
Right this very moment, an international audience of fans, collectors and media is ready to descending upon the Bay Area to revel in all of the festivities planned for and around next... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Amari, Jameis, Kyrie and More
January 29, 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 ]
 
Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos Meet in Panini America’s Super Bowl 50 Card Set
January 28, 2016
Roughly 10 days from right now, the NFC Champion Carolina Panthers and the AFC Champion Denver Broncos will face off in Santa Clara, Calif., in what promises to be a monumental Super... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: National Treasures College (100+ Pics)
January 27, 2016
It’s been almost two weeks since we delivered our first extended sneak peek at Panini America’s upcoming National Treasures College multisport release. That day, we focused our preview... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers One Final Glance at 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Weekend
January 26, 2016
LONG BEACH, Calif. — One of the most productive signing sessions of the entire NFL product season took place late last week in conjunction with the 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl inside... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Boxes of 2015 Donruss Signature Series Football
January 25, 2016
Frequent viewers and customers of popular group break sites such as Ultimate Box Breaks, Jaspy’s Hobbyland, Cardsmiths Breaks and KT Authentics were treated to a 2015 Donruss Signature... [ continued ]
 
Sunday Secrets: Panini America Peeks Early SP Info for 2015 Contenders Football
January 24, 2016
Panini America’s 2015 Contenders Football arrived in hobby shops a few weeks back to a ready-and-waiting collector base that has spent the several days since in a wrapper-ripping,... [ continued ]
 
Top NFL Rookies Deliver for Panini America at 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl (Gallery)
January 23, 2016
LONG BEACH, Calif. — For the better part of the last three days, a star-studded cast featuring the most spectacular rookies from the 2015 NFL season spent quality time behind the scenes... [ continued ]
 
Washington 9-Year-Old Wins Dream Trip as Panini Super Bowl 50 Kid Reporter
January 21, 2016
Nine-year-old fourth-grader Riley Ottele received a surprise visit from his mom and dad on Tuesday during his lunch period at St. Anthony School in Renton, Wash. Of course, Ryan and... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Donruss Signature Series Football
January 20, 2016
All autographs, all the time. That’s the simple formula for Panini America’s upcoming 2015 Donruss Signature Series Football, an every-card-includes-a-signature product set to arrive... [ continued ]
 
Panini Authentic Delivers New Autographed Pieces to Exclusive Kevin Durant Collection
January 19, 2016
It’s safe to say that Panini America made the most of its time with Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant during a business meeting in late December. In addition to filming... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Luxe Basketball (Preview Gallery)
January 19, 2016
The Luxe Basketball brand made an impressive debut near the tail end of the 2014-15 NBA product season as a new higher-end entry in the Panini America portfolio. The product delivered... [ continued ]
 
Rookies, Breakers Set for NFLPA Collegiate Bowl FanFest Presented By Panini
January 18, 2016
It’s officially 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Week and that can mean only thing: Plans for Saturday’s big game — and the accompanying NFLPA Collegiate Bowl FanFest Presented By Panini... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Offers a Scintillating Pre-Ink Peek at 2015 National Treasures Football
January 18, 2016
As you read this, Panini America’s highly anticipated 2015 National Treasures Football is in the preliminary stages of being readied for release. In fact, just last week, many of the... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Football
January 16, 2016
Wally McFootball will likely never play in the NFL, but when it comes to helping preview Panini America’s upcoming 2016 Contenders Draft Picks Football product, the fictional player... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Begins Ramping Up for Epic Super Bowl 50 NFL Experience (Gallery)
January 15, 2016
As the NFL Divisional Playoffs prepare to rock our weekend starting tomorrow, anticipation for Super Bowl 50 promises to intensify significantly over the next two days and in the week... [ continued ]
 
Exclusive “White Sparkle” Prizm Basketball Coming Monday to Panini Rewards Site
January 15, 2016
Just as it did early last month, Panini America’s pioneering Panini Rewards program is on the verge of getting another card set to call its own. Beginning Monday at noon CST — and... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Anthony Davis, Jorge Soler, More
January 15, 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 ]
 
National Treasures College, New Basketball Teased in Latest Panini America Gallery
January 14, 2016
Earlier this week we focused a new-arrivals post on the most recent autographed cards that have been returned to Panini America HQ for impending NFL releases such as 2015 Black Gold... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Identifies Short Prints, SSPs in 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball
January 14, 2016
Seeing as how Panini America’s 2015 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball has enjoyed more than two months on the market, now’s probably a good time to pull the curtain back on the bevy... [ continued ]
 
Autographs from Ripken, Soler, More Arrive for 2015 National Treasures Baseball
January 13, 2016
By most accounts, the early returns on Panini America’s new 2015 National Treasures Baseball have been strong. But they’re about to get stronger thanks to the recent arrival of several... [ continued ]
 
Gallery: Newest Panini America Football Ink Teases Upcoming Black Gold, Luxe Releases
January 12, 2016
For the first time in a long time, I took a trip to the Panini America acquisitions facility this morning to check out what new hard-signed autographs had arrived in recent days. (Full... [ continued ]
 
Panini America and Kevin Durant Agree to Long-Term Exclusive Business Partnership
January 11, 2016
Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today that it has entered into a long-term exclusive business partnership with Oklahoma... [ continued ]
 
Revolution Uncut: Panini America Offers an Early Look at 2015-16 Revolution Basketball
January 11, 2016
Panini America Brand Manager Cory Hollingsworth stopped me in the hallway late last week and told me to stop by when I had a chance. He had something cool to show me. So I intentionally... [ continued ]
 
Examining 2015-16 Court Kings Basketball’s One-Per-Case Aurora Chase (Gallery)
January 10, 2016
Panini America’s 2015-16 Court Kings Basketball is a trading card work of art in and of itself; a colorful, compelling, perpetually popular entry on the NBA collecting landscape filled... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Identifies Short Prints, SSPs within 2015 Contenders Baseball Release
January 09, 2016
Seeing as how Panini America’s 2015 Contenders Baseball has enjoyed almost two months on the market, now’s probably a good time to pull the curtain back on the bevy of Short Prints... [ continued ]
 
Key Highlights of the 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl FanFest Presented By Panini
January 08, 2016
Panini America, Schulte Sports Marketing and GTS Distribution are teaming up for the inaugural 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl FanFest Presented By Panini, a one-day event held in conjunction... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Delivers a Sneak Peek Inside the 2015 U.S. Soccer Box Set (Gallery)
January 08, 2016
From a stirring FIFA World Cup championship run by the Women’s National Team to the superstar exploits of the Men’s National Team, the last few years have been filled with highlights... [ continued ]
 
Where It All Started: #PaniniWildCard Back to Kick Off 2015 NFL Wild Card Weekend
January 08, 2016
Three years ago, Panini America officials launched the #PaniniWildCard Twitter promotion as a way to celebrate the excitement of the NFL playoffs while rewarding loyal fans with free... [ continued ]
 
Panini America’s Weekly Redemption Card Update: Amari Cooper, Andy Dalton, More
January 08, 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 ]
 
Winston, Cooper, Coleman Autos Arrive for 2015 Contenders Football (Gallery)
January 07, 2016
It has arrived. The annual secondary-market frenzy that accompanies the release of every Contenders Football product is underway in these first 24 hours or so of 2015 Contenders Football... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2015 National Treasures Baseball
January 07, 2016
Just when you thought this first week of 2016 couldn’t possibly get any more fulfilling from a new-product perspective, you realize we still have Friday remaining. And this year, that... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of the Upcoming 2015 Select Soccer
January 06, 2016
For hardcore soccer collectors who’ve waited . . . and waited . . . and waited for the arrival of Panini America’s 2015 Select Soccer, Friday simply can’t get here fast enough. That’s... [ continued ]
 
Jarryd Hayne ‘No Autograph’ RC Fueling Big Buzz in New 2015 Contenders Football
January 06, 2016
Australian rugby superstar Jarryd Hayne created an international furor during the 2015 season by making a highly publicized transition to the NFL as a member of the San Francisco 49ers.... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Two Early Boxes of 2015 Contenders Football
January 05, 2016
The countdown is on. The hobby version of Panini America’s heavily anticipated 2015 Contenders Football officially arrives tomorrow, kicking off a national collecting holiday that... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 National Treasures Baseball (96 Pics)
January 05, 2016
An action-packed Panini America release week that begins in earnest tomorrow with the launch of 2015 Contenders Football and 2015-16 Totally Certified Basketball picks up some serious... [ continued ]
 
The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015 Select Soccer (162 Must-See Pics)
January 04, 2016
The wait is almost over. At long last, Panini America’s heavily anticipated 2015 Select Soccer is set to arrive in hobby shops across North America on Friday bolstered by vibrant colors,... [ continued ]
 
Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Early Boxes of 2015-16 Totally Certified Basketball
January 04, 2016
Panini America is kicking off the new year with a monstrous bang on the new-release front as huge releases from three major sports arrive later this week. 2015 Contenders Football... [ continued ]
 
Panini America Sits Down with Kobe Bryant for Quick Signing Session of Old and New
January 04, 2016
Early last month, just before the furious holiday bustle kicked into high gear, Panini America’s Brian Bayne sat down with Los Angeles Lakers superstar — and Panini America-exclusive... [ continued ]
 
Where Are They Now: 2006 Panini NFL POD Grand Prize Winner AJ Andruszkiewicz
January 03, 2016
Editor’s Note: Panini America NFL Player of the Day correspondent Doug Drotman caught up with former grand prize winner AJ Andruszkiewicz recently to see how his life has changed since... [ continued ]
 
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 ]
 
 
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