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FREE STUFF FRIDAY (7-2) Contest No. 5 — A Panini Tyler Hansbrough autographed North Carolina promo card by Chris Olds

We’re back with another Free Stuff Friday — our weekly ritual where we try and get some cool stuff into the hands of our readers just for answering some simple card-related trivia.

How can you win? Follow the directions below and answer the questions below in a comment right here …  it’s that simple.

Tips: Don’t try stuffing the comments box — it’s one try per person per contest and we’ll check IP addresses — and make sure to include your name and email address so you can be contacted if you win.

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***NOW CLOSED*** FREE STUFF FRIDAY (5-14) Contest No. 3 — A 2009-10 Absolute Memorabilia Tyler Hansbrough autographed game-used memorabilia card by Chris Olds

We’re back with another Free Stuff Friday our weekly ritual where we try and get some cool stuff into the hands of our readers just for answering some simple card-related triviaand this week’s biggest prize is courtesy of Topps.

How can you win? Follow the directions below and answer the questions below in a comment right here …  it’s that simple.

Tips: Don’t try stuffing the comments box — we’ll check IP addresses — and make sure to include your name and email address so you can be contacted if you win. (Also note that you will see your comment on your screen after posting but that does not indicate its order of posting as it has not yet been approved. WordPress’ time-stamping of comments once all are approved will determine the winner.)

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Examining the Basketball Hall of Fame’s latest class on cards by Chris Olds

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has unveiled its 2010 class of inductees, a crop that includes representatives from from all levels of basketball — and even “The Dream Team” from the 1992 Olympics.

Here’s a rundown of who’s in and where they appear on cardboard …

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***NOW CLOSED*** FREE STUFF FRIDAY (2-19) Contest No. 5 — A Tyler Hansbrough autographed UNC promo card (courtesy of Panini America) by Chris Olds

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We’re back with another Free Stuff Friday — and everything this week is courtesy of Panini America.

How can you win? Follow the directions below and answer the questions below in a comment right here …  it’s that simple.

Tips: Don’t try stuffing the comments box — we’ll check IP addresses — and make sure to include your name and email address so you can be contacted if you win. (Also note that you will see your comment on your screen after posting but that does not indicate its order of posting as it has not yet been approved. WordPress’ time-stamping of comments once all are approved will determine the winner.)

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***NOW CLOSED*** FREE STUFF FRIDAY (2-12) Contest No. 11 — A Tyler Hansbrough 2009-10 Limited autographed memorabilia card (courtesy of Panini America) by Chris Olds

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We’re back with another Free Stuff Friday — and the portion courtesy of Panini starts now.

We’re launching several contests tonight and we’re starting off big because we know that plenty of you are fans of  Free Stuff Friday, our weekly contests that let you have a chance at landing cool stuff. What make them cooler? We’re running them all weekend.

How can you win? Follow the directions below and answer the questions below in a comment right here …  it’s that simple.

Tips: Don’t try stuffing the comments box — we’ll check IP addresses — and make sure to include your name and email address so you can be contacted if you win. (Also note that you will see your comment on your screen after posting but that does not indicate its order of posting as it has not yet been approved. WordPress’ time-stamping of comments once all are approved will determine the winner.)

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***NOW CLOSED***FREE STUFF FRIDAY (1-15) Contest No. 10 — A Brandon Rush Exquisite Collection autographed patch Rookie Card by Chris Olds

***NOW CLOSED***We’re back with another Free Stuff Friday — and it starts now.

We’re launching 10 contests tonight because we want Free Stuff Friday to be more than just a one-day event for our readers (but we ain’t changing the name). We know you guys can’t get enough of our weekly contests, so we’re running them all weekend.

logoHow can you win? Follow the directions below and answer the questions below in a comment right here …  it’s that simple.

Tips: Don’t try stuffing the comments box — we’ll check IP addresses — and make sure to include your name and email address so you can be contacted if you win. (Also note that you will see your comment on your screen after posting but that does not indicate its order of posting as it has not yet been approved. WordPress’ time-stamping of comments once all are approved will determine the winner.)

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AT THE NATIONAL: Talking basketball cards with NBA rookie Tyler Hansbrough by Chris Olds

Indiana Pacers draft pick and former North Carolina star Tyler Hansbrough talks basketball cards with Beckett Media’s Chris Olds during the 30th National Sports Collectors Convention held in Cleveland, Ohio. He was at the show as a guest of Panini America, signing free autographs for fans.