BREAKERS

Your spot to keep up with the hottest trends in sports.
TRADING CARDS & COLLECTIBLES

Renowned Athletes & Entrepreneurs Join Nat Turner In PSA Acquisition

Collectors Universe, one of the leading authenticators for collectibles, announced today that the Investor group spearheaded by entrepreneur and collector Nat Turner, D1 Capital Partners L.P., and Cohen Private Ventures, LLC, has completed its acquisition of the company.
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TRADING CARDS & COLLECTIBLES

Tax Planning For Sports Cards

As sports card values have reached levels we’ve never seen, more people have piled onto the hobby as an alternative investment.
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BITCOIN & CRYPTO

Athletes Find Freedom In Bitcoin

With Carolina Panthers player Russell Okung doubling the 6.5 million in salary he converted to bitcoin less than 2 months ago, athlete interest in the volatile asset has exploded across multiple professional leagues.
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TRADING CARDS & COLLECTIBLES

Darren Rovell Discusses Trading Card Boom

Darren Rovell, a senior executive producer at the Action Network and a well-known figure in the sports business community, joined the “Sports Illustrated Media Podcast” to discuss the trading card industry explosion.  In the interview with host Jimmy Traina, Rovell explains some of the reasons behind the boom and also areas within the collectible industry that some may be surprised to see value in, like vintage video games.
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TRADING CARDS & COLLECTIBLES

Junk Era? Not Anymore

Baseball cards produced between the late-80s and early 1990s have long been referred to as the “Junk Wax Era” due to the overproduction of cards which many attribute the industry crash to.  Demand for sports cards had steadily increased through the preceding decades, and as a result, companies like Topps, Fleer, and Donruss continued to produce more and more cards.
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About
BREAKERS

Breakers is our newest community that takes you one step outside of the traditional world of sports. From all things trading cards & collectibles to innovations in tech—this is your spot to keep up with the hottest trends in the fastest-growing sports business segments.

Showcasing athletes, investors, deal makers, and risk-takers, Breakers is where sports and culture collide.