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Mickey Mantle card sells for near-record $2.88 million

Mickey Mantle card sells for near-record $2.88 million

The card, graded by Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA) as a 9 on a scale of 10, was being sold by former National Football League offensive lineman Evan Mathis and auctioned by Heritage Auctions. On Thursday night, one of those rare cards came onto the market and was sold for almost 3 million dollars. Marshall Fogel, a memorabilia collector in Colorado, believes the card auctioned Thursday is worth more than it sold for.


Philadelphia Eagles announce 2018 schedule

Philadelphia Eagles announce 2018 schedule

The Monday nighters on opening weekend feature the New York Jets at Detroit . The Chiefs open at Los Angeles then play at Pittsburgh in the second week of the season. "We start with the best in our division". The network is taking over broadcasting duties for a majority of the NFL's Thursday night slate from CBS and NBC, and it looks to have done pretty well with the schedule.


Rafael Nadal aims dig at Roger Federer for missing clay court season

Rafael Nadal aims dig at Roger Federer for missing clay court season

Federer lost in the final to Juan Marin del Potro at Indian Wells, while he succumbed in the second round at Miami to Australian youngster Thanasi Kokkinakis. Despite being on a break from the ATP tour, Roger Federer is still breaking records and making history. "He said he'd love to play me again in a best-of-five on clay so I thought he'd play Roland Garros, and two days later he said he's not playing on clay".


Two new lawsuits, seven new accusers filed against Larry Nassar

Two new lawsuits, seven new accusers filed against Larry Nassar

They're also the owners of the now-shuttered Karolyi Ranch gymnastics training facility in Huntsville, Texas, where Nassar targeted the athletes in his care. The Olympic Committee, which claims to not have known about the abuse before June 2015, has apologized to the victims and announced reforms to ensure the protection of athletes.


Earle Bruce, Hall of Fame Ohio State coach, dies at 87

Earle Bruce, Hall of Fame Ohio State coach, dies at 87

They did everything with class. The school announced Friday that Bruce, at age 87, had died. Hayes was a larger-than-life figure who molded Ohio State into a national champion. Earlier, Bruce had worked on an Ohio State staff that included Bo Schembechler, who would become the head coach at MI and serve as a nemesis for both Hayes and Bruce.