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Allen & Ginter Super Bowl Champions cards return to eTopps by Susan Lulgjuraj

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor

With the NFL getting closer and closer to its Super Bowl champions, Topps has released a new set of Allen & Ginter Super Bowl Champions on its ETopps.com website.

The first three cards in the 15-card set were released on Monday with Howie Long, Jerome Bettis and Vince Lombardi.

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*** NOW CLOSED*** FREE STUFF FRIDAY (11/13) Contest No. 8 — A Steve Young McFarlane Toys figure by Chris Olds

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NOW CLOSED. CLICK HERE once you’re done to see when the latest contest pops up.

We’re  in the midst of Free Stuff Friday with these cards that can be yours right now

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.)

Get the question(s) after the jump …

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First Look: McFarlane Toys’ NFL Legends Series 5 Sports Picks figures by Chris Olds

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McFarlane Toys released on Friday images of what its fifth series of NFL Legends Sports Picks figures will look like with my personal favorite being former Philadelphia Eagles QB Randall Cunningham leading the way.

The series arrives in June with six other big names from the past.

The others? Well, you might know a few. They all can be seen after the jump…

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Never know what you’ll find in Topps’ Vault … by Chris Olds
November 18, 2008, 12:05 pm
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One pastime of mine is occasionally visiting The Topps Vault on eBay to see what kind of obscure or interesting items they dig up for collectors.

This one might be one of the most impressive yet. It’s a 1985 USFL proof sheet — which, if you do your math (11 cards per row, 12 rows) means its a complete set of 132 barring any duplicate rows. (I don’t see any.)

Who’s on there? Start with the top row — I see Steve Young and Doug Flutie. Further down? Reggie White, Jim Kelly, Sam Mills, Herschel Walker. It’s not a bad mix of legends’ early cards.

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