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Maurice ‘Rocket’ Richard sweater: $108,378

DELSON, Quebec — Maurice “Rocket” Richard’s 1949-’50 Montreal Canadiens game-worn wool jersey, with more than 25 team repears, sold for $108,378 in a sale by Classic Auctions that ended June 15. Ron Ellis’s 1972 Canada-Russia series-signed Team Canada away jersey sold for...

Jim Craig mask fetches $137,849; bigger ticket items fall short of reserve

Four iconic Jim Craig items may have been part of the “Miracle on Ice” with the 1980 Olympics, but they proved not to be miracles on the auction block at Leland’s. The items made reached impressive bidding levels, but failed to meet reserves. Craig’s U.S....

Ali: ‘The Greatest,’ but not a ‘hero’ to everyone

Let’s be clear, Muhammad Ali was “The Greatest.” He brought speed, footwork and technical boxing tactics unlike any fighter ever. He brought great flair and flamboyance to the ring and was equally entertaining outside the ring. He was controversial in his name change,...

Koufax, Robinson items

PHOENIX — A Sandy Koufax Dodgers home jersey from 1966 and a Jackie Robinson game-used bat from the early 1950s lead featured items that are for sale by Hunt Auctions during the All-Star Game FanFest. Among the 436 live auction lots at the the San Diego Convention Center on July...