–Stock first launched TopekaHoops in 2005 to help promote high school basketball players in his hometown of Topeka, Kansas.
He has over 10 years of experience as a sports journalist in Miami, Florida primarily covering the Miami Hurricanes, Miami Heat, and Miami Marlins as a reporter for the Associated Press, CBSSports.com, ESPN.com, and various newspapers. In 2007, he launched InsideTheU.com, a premier site covering the Miami Hurricanes which currently has a partnership with 247Sports.
During his experience as a journalist after graduating from the University of Minnesota, he has interviewed hundreds of high school, collegiate, and professional athletes including current and future Hall of Famers and Olympians. He has covered the NBA Finals, the ACC and NCAA Tournament, and multiple college football bowl games while attending nearly 200 games a year.
He created TopekaHoops in 2005 and the Kansas Battle of the Rankings event the following year before moving back to Topeka briefly to cover Highland Park’s historic undefeated season and write a book titled Family on 3, which is currently in the final editing stage.