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 Winchester Dog Show? I’m joking on that last one....
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...
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...
Who watches the MLB anymore? You?

Who watches the MLB anymore? You?

The MLB Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 31 July 2017 Who watches the MLB anymore? You? Believe it or not, I was watching SportsCenter this morning. The main topic concerned Adrian Beltre, becoming the first Dominican Republic native to reach 3,000 hits in a...
The ego of Kyrie Irving needs a basketball team of its own

The ego of Kyrie Irving needs a basketball team of its own

Kyrie Irving Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 25 July 2017 The ego of Kyrie Irving needs a basketball team of its own I’ll put this bluntly, Kyrie Irving, the #2 superstar on the Cleveland Cavaliers, is losing his ever loving mind. Kyrie Irving is one...
It’s official. The NBA Finals are booooorrriiiing.

It’s official. The NBA Finals are booooorrriiiing.

NBA Finals Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 June 2017 It’s official. The NBA Finals are booooorrriiiing. The image of Steph Curry seemingly napping on the sideline as his Golden State Warriors once again trounced the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of...
LaVar Ball makes it hard to root for his son

LaVar Ball makes it hard to root for his son

LaVar Ball Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 17 May 2017 LaVar Ball makes it hard to root for his son Here’s some straight truth. I’ve seen Lonzo Ball play basketball only a few times. I know the UCLA freshman has legitimate hardwood talent,...
Players made a mockery of NBA All Star voting

Players made a mockery of NBA All Star voting

Players made a mockery of NBA All Star voting Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 24 January 2017 A third of the players didn’t even vote for LeBron James In my mind, I delude myself into thinking the NBA doesn’t do much for me. However, I find myself...
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...
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...