The Drive with Charlie & Dan

My First Drive in a Fantasy Football Draft
I spent the last few decades working for a Division I athletic department. Each year, one of the compliance officers comes around and makes you sign like twenty times that you won't cheat and you won't gamble...and that includes all fantasy sports that result in any payout or award. I sto…
Saratoga Race Course Delivers
This afternoon as I passed through the thousands of fans that came out to enjoy the first Friday of racing season in the Spa City, many come year after year. The UAlbany Alumni Association held their annual outing. Hundreds were adorned in purple and gold ready to make their bets and enjoy the spec…
Gone Fishing!? What do you need!?
Some don’t know how to fish. Others think fishing is boring. There are those that think you have to be in the middle of the ocean to be fishing, while so-called experts will swear you have to be on a glacial stream in some mountain range to “really be fishing.” The fact of th…
Young Team Teaches Old Coach
26 players has its challenges. Most of these student-athletes are the “best players” on their travel teams and they want to play the whole game everyday and who would blame them? They are kids. Traditionally, in youth sports, the players are not the problem. Well, another thing I l…