Sears and Macy’s. Going Out of Business.

Sears and Macy’s. Going Out of Business.

Sears and Macy’s. Already dead. Sears and Macy’s. Going Out of Business. Are Sears and Macy’s in the throes of a death struggle? The problem with Sears and Macy’s won’t be solved with store consolidation, liquidation or closures. And the problem is...
Tim Duncan, the quiet superstar

Tim Duncan, the quiet superstar

Tim Duncan, the quiet superstar Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 12 July 2016 Tim Duncan was an unique superstar Less than a week ago, I wrote about Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder. If you missed the blog, my position rested...
Durant moves on but something is lost

Durant moves on but something is lost

I’ve never been much a fan of the NBA. For me, college basketball has always seemed the truer sport. Teams feel different. With college ball, you can recognize a club by the defenses or offenses they play. Not true with the NBA. Most teams look and play the same...
The Pat Summitt Brand

The Pat Summitt Brand

The Brand of Pat Summitt Pat Summitt knew, but you might not know, that many many years ago I owned a scouting service for Division 1 NCAA basketball programs. Women’s Division 1 NCAA basketball programs. I was privileged to meet and get to know many of the basketball...
How LeBron went from villain to hero

How LeBron went from villain to hero

How LeBron went from villain to hero Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 June 2016 LeBron was about his hometown fans this season How did LeBron James go from villain to hero? Maybe those are stark definitions, but I don’t sense the same nationwide...
Olympic doping is a symptom not a cause

Olympic doping is a symptom not a cause

Olympic doping is a symptom not a cause Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 May 2016 The win at all costs mentality brings doping on   Olympic doping? Remember when Captain Renault (Claude Raines from the 1942 movie Casablanca) famously said “I’m...
What’s next for Kobe Bryant?

What’s next for Kobe Bryant?

What’s next for Kobe Bryant? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 April 2016 Post-career success may be difficult for Kobe Bryant I have to admit. I don’t follow the NBA all that much anymore. However, I do know that this is Los Angeles Laker star Kobe...
Bring on the March Madness

Bring on the March Madness

It’s March Madness time and let’s all participate in some illegal gambling! I kid, of course. Even I fill out a bracket, only to watch it be cut up into little pieces through the first weekend. The NCAA Tournament is the most unpredictable of sports events, and that’s...
Enjoy Stephen Curry

Enjoy Stephen Curry

In the “Get of my lawn!” segment of the week, former NBA great Oscar Robertson claimed that today’s players and coaches don’t know a thing about basketball, directing his criticism toward current MVP Stephen Curry. Robertson was always a cantankerous cuss, even during...