An NFL Minor League. Smart. Very Smart

An NFL Minor League. Smart. Very Smart

An NFL Minor League. Smart. Very Smart Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 18 January 2017 An NFL minor league would help the battle against CTE Think again if an NFL minor league seems like a stupid idea. It will happen. As a matter of fact, I believe it is a...
NFL ratings dip and concern increases

NFL ratings dip and concern increases

NFL ratings dip and concern increases Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 29 November 2016 NFL ratings dip and concern increases Believe the NFL ratings say “too much of a good thing” Pundits are coming up with all sorts of reasons for the dip in NFL...
Fantasy football has overtaken the NFL

Fantasy football has overtaken the NFL

Fantasy football and the NFL Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 30 August 2016 Fantasy football has overtaken the NFL For years I have been waffling on my feelings about fantasy sports, especially fantasy football. The cynic in me immediately disliked the...
The Dish Tribune war only affects Dish

The Dish Tribune war only affects Dish

Dish and Tribune Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 24 August 2016   The Dish Tribune war only affects Dish   If you are a Dish subscriber, you are well aware of the Dish Tribune Media dispute, with Tribune owning 42 local stations and WGN America....
Should anyone sponsor the Denver Broncos?

Should anyone sponsor the Denver Broncos?

Brand Sponsorship. Broncos. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 August 2016 Should anyone sponsor the Denver Broncos?  When Sports Authority closed its doors due to bankruptcy, that left the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos in a dilemma. What...
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...
The brand of Cam Newton

The brand of Cam Newton

The brand of Cam Newton Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 3 February 2016 Cam demonstrates emotion. So get over it. The quarterback matchup in Super Bowl 50 is going to be fierce, with the old guard (Peyton Manning) facing the new one (Cam Newton) in a battle...
Here come the Super Bowl ads

Here come the Super Bowl ads

The Super Bowl of football has become the Super Bowl of advertising with the winner not being the best or most persuasive but the most entertaining. Weeks away from Super Bowl 50, many of this year’s advertisers have already made their intentions known. There will, of...
The Peyton Manning HGH difference

The Peyton Manning HGH difference

The current sports story that fascinates me the most is the Peyton Manning HGH narrative, as first reported in a documentary by Al Jazeera. I’m not so much interested in the truth or falsehood of the report but how the reaction to it differs from other NFL scandals,...
NFL Yahoo live stream a success

NFL Yahoo live stream a success

The numbers are in and it looks like the NFL Yahoo live stream was a success, foretelling what could be the future for all sports – and a potential blow to the cable TV giants. The NFL reported that the Buffalo-Jacksonville game, played in London and streamed for free...
Belicheck will start Brady, regardless

Belicheck will start Brady, regardless

FOXBORO, MA (August 21, 2015) – This just in. New England head coach Bill Belichick will start Brady in the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers, regardless of the outcome of the current court case pending in New York City. Brady will be under center...
Frank Gifford, the survivor

Frank Gifford, the survivor

The first time I can remember seeing anything about Frank Gifford was being awed by the picture of Chuck Bednarik standing over Gifford’s lifeless body after clotheslining him in 1960. (It was a legal hit, but brutal.) Of course, I was only five years old when it...