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Audio Interview: Ten-Season Harlem Globetrotter Veteran Chris ‘Handles’ Franklin

It’s not every day that one gets to connect with greatness. But I recently enjoyed that privilege through my conversation with ten-season Harlem Globetrotter veteran Chris ‘Handles’ Franklin. This Lock Haven University, Pennsylvania graduate used his intense ball handling ability to finish his career second on the school’s all-time assist list, and fifth on the all-time steals list. He finished ... Read More »

Memorabilia from Legendary Coach Bob Knight on Steiner Auctions Block; Bidding On-Line Continues Through November 18th

Knight’s ‘81 Plaid Sports Coat, Lapchick’s “Scandals Scrapbook” Up for Grabs   New York—The Steiner Auctions “Fall Classic” on-line auction includes a treasure trove of basketball memorabilia from the collection of legendary college coach Bob Knight that includes the Green-Plaid Sports Coat worn in the 1981 NCAA Championship Game (photo-matched).   Visit steinerauctions.com to bid and for more information.   Rare collectibles up for grabs also include: St. John’s University ... Read More »

Steiner Sports Launches Exclusive Edition Shaq Size 22 Reebok Sneaker Collectible to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Rookie Season

New York, November 7—To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Shaquille O’Neal’s NBA debut (November 6, 1992), Steiner Sports Memorabilia has launched an exclusive edition “Shaq Attaq” SIZE 22 PUMP Reebok autographed sneaker, the same sneaker that he wore during his “Rookie of the Year” season with the Orlando Magic, it was announced today.   Visit https://www.steinersports.com/pages/shaq-attaq-size-22-sneaker for details.   The sneaker is autographed by Shaq and inscribed “HOF ... Read More »

Beloved Knicks announcer Andariese to receive Johnny Bach Award from Fordham

 John Andariese to Receive Johnny Bach Award at Fordham Basketball Tip-Off Dinner on Monday Night, October 30 at The Water Club in New York City Fordham Posthumously Honors Beloved Knicks Hall of Fame Analyst, Distinguished Fordham Alumnus   New York, October 17—Fordham University Athletics will celebrate the life of beloved New York Knicks analyst and distinguished alumnus John Andariese when he posthumously receives the “Johnny Bach Award” on Monday night, October 30 at the 2017 Fordham ... Read More »

Judge Babe record-breaker jersey; Ruth, Gehrig, Mantle vintage memorabili

“Fall Classic” Auction Highlighted by Rare Memorabilia – from Lou Gehrig & Babe Ruth to Aaron Judge – at Steiner Auctions ***On-Line Bidding October 16th Through November 18th***   New York, October 17—While baseball aficionados are getting primed for the start of the World Series, Steiner Auctions has launched the “Fall Classic” Auction beginning October 16th, highlighted by something new and some things very, very old.  The Aaron Judge ... Read More »

Stephen Curry Signs Exclusive Collectibles Deal with Steiner Sports Memorabilia

New York, September 20-Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has signed an exclusive collectibles deal with Steiner Sports Memorabilia, it was announced today by company founder and CEO Brandon Steiner.   “We are proud to welcome one of the elite athletes of this generation to the our exclusive roster,” said Steiner. “Steph’s legion of fans will be delighted at the chance to own a piece of ... Read More »

Season Preview: Will the Phoenix Suns Wow the West?

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For Suns fans, the current playoff drought has endured since the 2009-10 season which saw the team win 54 games, make the playoffs, and have their championship aspirations squandered four games into the Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers. Since that time, the team has accumulated three seasons in which they did not win more than 30 games, finishing ... Read More »

Report: Legalized Sports Betting Is Gaining Political and Public Acceptance

A recent estimate found that if sports betting were legalized nationwide, Gross Domestic Product would increase by $11.6 billion and more than 125,000 jobs would be created. A new Reason Foundation policy brief examines the growing acceptance sports betting, the negative black market effects of today’s prohibition, the potential benefits of legalizing sports gambling, and the constitutionality of the Professional ... Read More »