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Lance signs SI covers

SI collector Scott Smith recently completed a signing with Lance Armstrong. Among the prominent items signed, as one might expect, are Sports Illustrated covers, his Sportsman of the Year Cover, three other SI covers, and all sorts of Tour de France yellow gear. . . . It’s nice...

$50K bid on Ruth HOF card short of reserve

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A rare, signed Babe Ruth Hall of Fame plaque postcard failed to sell through Huggins & Scott Auctions, despite reaching a bid of $50,000. The sale closed Aug. 3 and ended without reaching the reserve. Meanwhile, a Mel Ott from the ‘30s sold for $35,000. A...

‘Scrimmage’ shows art of football

Frederic (sic) Remington in the Football Hall of Fame? Yep, the player-turned-artist’s work is part of an exhibit in Canton called “Scrimmage.” Andy Warhol and Norman Rockwell works are also part of the exhibit of 78 works at the Canton Museum of Art. The exhibition coincided...