The lunacy of the North Carolina bathroom bill

The lunacy of the North Carolina bathroom bill

The lunacy of the North Carolina bathroom bill Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 30 March 2017 It was really just a political stunt Deadlines spur action. And that’s why a repeal of the North Carolina bathroom bill is on the docket for today’s state...
The UCLA Under Armour deal is hypocritical

The UCLA Under Armour deal is hypocritical

UCLA and Under Armour just announced a shoe and apparel deal worth about $280 million over the next 15 years. The deal covers all sports at UCLA and is the largest shoe deal in the history of the NCAA, eclipsing last year’s $252 million deal between Nike and Ohio...
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...
The NCAA is indentured servitude. Time to kill this institution.

The NCAA is indentured servitude. Time to kill this institution.

The NCAA is indentured servitude. Time to kill this institution. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 7 April 2014 It’s time for deep changes at the NCAA This morning, I heard a report that the NCAA, in response to the movement to unionize athletes at...
Money and brand: Why college sports are switching conferences

Money and brand: Why college sports are switching conferences

Money and brand: Why college sports are switching conferences Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 23 September 2011 Follow the money Am I alone in thinking about college sports and that the names of the collegiate conferences would work well under the guidance...