NBA branding needs fewer All-Stars for Golden State

NBA branding needs fewer All-Stars for Golden State

NBA branding Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 3 July 2018 NBA branding needs fewer All-Stars for Golden State Here I go again, spouting out about NBA branding. But can you blame me? What with the Golden State Warriors picking up yet another high-calibre...
Legal sports betting is here. What now?

Legal sports betting is here. What now?

Sports betting Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 17 May 2018 Legal sports betting is here. What now? What are the ramifications of legal sports betting on professional leagues? For college sports? Hell, for the Westminster Dog Show? I’m joking on that last...
NASCAR brand escaping notice anymore

NASCAR brand escaping notice anymore

NASCAR brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 26 March 2018 NASCAR brand escaping notice anymore So, did anyone notice yesterday’s Martinsville Cup snowed out? Probably not, because the NASCAR brand fails to attract much notice anymore. Especially when Duke...
NCAA Tournament winners and losers. Upsets worth it?

NCAA Tournament winners and losers. Upsets worth it?

NCAA Tournament Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 March 2018 NCAA Tournament winners and losers. Upsets worth it? The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament showcases its share of winners and losers. (Sorry, Virginia! There is no Santa Claus.) March Madness...
State of the NBA brand: Super teams and tanking ones

State of the NBA brand: Super teams and tanking ones

NBA brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 March 2018 State of the NBA brand: Super teams and tanking ones I am a cynical old fart whenever I ponder the goings on with the NBA brand. It’s kind of comical, really. Look back over the course of my blogs on...
Are you finding the Winter Olympics…boring?

Are you finding the Winter Olympics…boring?

Winter Olympics Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 February 2018 Are you finding the Winter Olympics…boring? Are you watching the Winter Olympics? I’ve been watching my share because usually I love the Olympics. But I’ve got to say. These Games have...
The benching of Eli Manning embarrasses the franchise

The benching of Eli Manning embarrasses the franchise

Eli Manning Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 December 2017 The benching of Eli Manning embarrasses the franchise The attitudes of some professional athletes cream my corn. But that isn’t the case when it comes to New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. To...
NFL Issues: What’s the future look like?

NFL Issues: What’s the future look like?

A look at the current state of the NFL NFL Issues: What’s the future look like? All sports leagues should have these problems. While the NFL issues range from protests to falling ratings to concerns over concussions, the league still remains the most popular sports...
USMNT loses out on World Cup. How did this happen?

USMNT loses out on World Cup. How did this happen?

USMNT Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 October 2017 USMNT loses out on World Cup. How did this happen? The US Men’s National Soccer Team fails to qualify for the World Cup in a devastating loss to Trinidad and Tabago. What does this mean for the USMNT? The...
How can Cam Newton be so stupid?

How can Cam Newton be so stupid?

Cam Newton Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 October 2017 How can Cam Newton be so stupid? Checking my calendar. It is 2017, right? Not the 60s or something? Because I wonder after Cam Newton’s answer to a question from Charlotte Observer reporter Jourdan...
The NFL protests by its players risk disaster

The NFL protests by its players risk disaster

The NFL Protests Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 25 September 2017 NFL protests. The stakes are high. The NFL protests may be a danger to the US itself. What on earth is going on? Do you disagree with the NFL protests by many of the players? The ones where...
McGregor made the Mayweather fight popular

McGregor made the Mayweather fight popular

Maywether McGregor Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 30 August 2017 McGregor made the Mayweather fight popular Sports fans from across the world witnesses a boxing spectacle and the boxers – Floyd and Connor McGreogor – rake in the dough. There were no world...