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An Edwardian Satinwood Pedestal Desk. (Credit: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers)

Catalogue For Oprah Winfrey Property Auction Released

We’re now getting a look at everything that Oprah plans to sell at auction next month, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

03/24/2015

This pair of Nike shoes was purportedly worn by Michael Jordan at the dawn of his NBA career. (CBS)

Up For Auction: Game-Worn Shoes From The Dawn Of Michael Jordan’s NBA Career

An auction house is preparing to sell what it says is a pair of Nike basketball shoes Jordan wore in 1984. CBS 2’s Mike Parker takes a peek.

03/20/2015

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Auction To Sell Off Hoarder’s Collection Of Toys, War Memorabilia

An unusal auction was scheduled for this weekend, featuring rare antiques and memorabilia amassed by a suburban hoarder.

01/21/2015

State Treasurer’s Office Puts Unclaimed Items Up For Auction

The Illinois Treasurer’s office is auctioning off unclaimed property as part of its I-Cash program. The auction runs from Monday until 10 a.m. Friday.

09/08/2014

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Score Cheap Hotel Rooms By Letting Hotels Fight Over You

Hotels now want to treat you like a storage unit full of crappy furniture — they bid on YOU!

03/27/2014

Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

Infomercial King Kevin Trudeau’s Possessions To Be Auctioned

Even in prison, convicted fraudster and TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau has something to sell.

02/28/2014

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City Of Chicago Online Auction

The city of Chicago puts surplus property up for auction. For some of the latest items, click here.

12/27/2013

CTA train (CBS file)

CTA Raises $34,000 From Online Auction

The most expensive items were two train cars. One sold for $13,000; the other for $10,000.

12/19/2013

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CTA Auctioning Off Bus Stop Signs, Rail Ties And Even Two Entire ‘L’ Train Cars

If you have the cash to outbid the competition, you can soon purchase your very own Chicago L train. No word yet on whether it comes with angry passengers complaining about Ventra.

12/12/2013

U.S. Olympic champion Jesse Owens powers his way at the start of the 200m event, that he won during the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, where he captured four gold medals. (Photo credit CORR/AFP/Getty Images)

One Of Jesse Owens’ 1936 Gold Medals For Sale At Auction

With two more days to go, the online bidding has risen to more than $330,000, as of Thursday morning, for one of four medals Jesse Owens won at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

12/05/2013

Michael Jordan Mansion

Auction Of Jordan Mansion Postponed To Dec. 16

The auction was scheduled to take place Friday will now be held Dec. 16 because the interest was stronger than anticipated and some bidders asked for more time to visit the property.

11/22/2013

Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen of the Chicago Bulls celebrate after winning game five of the 1997 NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz. (Photo by Andy Hayt/NBAE/Getty Images)

Jordan’s Shoes From ‘Flu Game’ Being Auctioned Off

The shoes Michael Jordan wore in the famous “Flu Game” against the Jazz in the 1997 NBA Finals are being auctioned off.

11/14/2013

Among the items up for bid is this autographed TV Guide portrait. (Credit: Kaminsky Auctions)

Oprah Winfrey Auctions Some Of Her Things

Saturday is your day if you want to own a piece of Oprah Winfrey.

11/01/2013

A carousel from Kiddieland Amusement Park. (Credit: Donley Auction Services.)

Carousel From Kiddieland Goes Up For Auction

If you have cherished memories from the now-shuttered Kiddieland in Melrose Park, now’s your chance to own a piece of it, if your pockets are deep enough.

10/21/2013

Michael Jordan Mansion

Michael Jordan To Sell Highland Park Home At Auction

After trying unsuccessfully to sell his Highland Park estate, basketball superstar Michael Jordan has decided to put the house up for auction.

10/18/2013

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Feds Cancel Auction Of Jesse Jackson Jr. Assets

The auction of Jesse Jackson Jr.’s forfeited assets was canceled on Friday by the U.S. Marshals Service after concerns about the authenticity of at least one item up for bid.

09/20/2013

Jesse Jackson Jr., left; Sandi Jackson (Getty Images)

Feds Begin Auctioning Off Jacksons’ Illegally Bought Possessions

The bidding is underway for a dozen items that former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife bought illegally with campaign money.

09/17/2013

Feds To Auction Jackson Jr. Collection, Including Michael Jackson, Bruce Lee Mementos

The U.S. Marshals Service is selling 13 items from the Jesse Jackson, Jr., fraud conspiracy case via an online auction.

09/16/2013

Andrew Shaw.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Harry Caray’s CEO Buys Andrew Shaw’s Stanley Cup Stitches

The stitches used to patch an ugly gash in Andrew Shaw’s face the night the Blackhawks clinched the 2013 Stanley Cup have netted $6,500 at auction, with the money going to charity.

08/26/2013

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Fantasy Football Draft Day: Snake Or Auction Format?

The auction draft format has begun to emerge as a commonplace format, replacing the snake draft in ever-increasing numbers. Which is the best format for you, and your league?

08/23/2013

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