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Signing Day: Collect Upper Deck USA Football Cards of Top College Recruits!

lindell stoneEvery year around the first week in February, football fans from across the country stay glued to their televisions and phones to catch possible history being made. You might think I am talking about the Super Bowl, but you’d be wrong. The “holiday” I refer to is National Signing Day where young athletes sit surrounded […]

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Upper Deck Invites College Basketball Fans to Experience Bracketology in 2014-15 NCAA March Madness® Collection Basketball

Upper Deck’s 2014-15 NCAA March Madness® Collection Basketball set features everything serious collectors love like:
Stunning Action Photography

Amazing Player Selection

Autograph Cards from College Basketball’s Legends

It includes something else however that will really excite college basketball fans with our new Bracketology game cards where fans can register their cards on Upper Deck’s website to score awesome prizes. […]

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College coaches share spotlight in new Upper Deck set

By Chris Olds | Editor

In the college ranks, there’s typically one man who stands above the rest.

The head coach.

While countless coaching legends have appeared on cards through the years, it’s in Collegiate Licensing Company-approved and draft pick products where the legends are often found. The likes of Bobby Knight, John Wooden, Bobby Bowden, Tom Osborne and many more have made their way into packs.

But there are still more to be found — and that’s where the latest effort from Upper Deck comes in.

Arriving today after some delays is World of Sports, a multi-sport 375-card set that features some prominent basketball coaches along with athletes from baseball, basketball, swimming, hockey, skiing and much more. Among the highlights are 30 top coaches, including: Tom Izzo (Michigan State), Jim Boeheim (Syracuse), Bill Self (Kansas), Jim Calhoun (Connecticut), Bob Huggins (West Virginia) and Tubby Smith (Minnesota).

“This is an exciting venture to have college basketball coaches featured on Upper Deck trading cards,” Self said. ” It was always a thrill opening up packs of cards as a youngster to see who you had.”

Some of the other notable athletes in the set include Bo Jackson, Jose Canseco, Olympic swimmer Dara Torres, Tiger Woods, Landon Donovan, David Beckham, Sidney Crosby, Mario Lemieux and LeBron James.

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