ATLANTA (AP) - Collectors looking to cash in on memorabilia from the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta may be disappointed. Auctioneers and sports memorabilia experts tell the Atlanta Journal-Constitution many of the items commemorating the event were made in such great quantities, they’re not worth much. Take the commemorative stamps the U.S. Postal Service issued for the games. The newspaper says a sheet of 20 can be purchased on eBay for their face value of $6.40.
No one needs another reason to love Warren Ellis, but here it is anyway: Warren is an animal lover. And you might say, well, who isn’t? But Warren loves animals so much, he—in conjunction with the Jakarta Animal Aid Network—has launched Ellis Park Wildlife Sanctuary, a forever home for rescued animals that are unable to return to the wild.
Dear Commissioner Stern, the certified mailing reads below a Wynnewood, Penn., return address. This letter is to inform you that I wish to apply for the 1996 NBA draft… Since I am 17 years old, my parents have also signed this letter on my behalf. Very truly yours, Kobe B....