The football fantasy draft is in the rear view mirror! In case you’re still having yours (a good move since you never know who’s going to get injured in the last round of preseason games), here’s some draft hosting advice:
—Make sure there’s ample parking at your place—even if this means letting your neighbor into the league just so you can use his driveway (just kidding Chuck, we love ya!).
—Finger foods and snacks are always a good idea, but have plenty of candy and soda on hand if your draft goes long. Never hurts to have an emergency supply of sugar handy.
—Have a fun “double-whammy” if someone selects a player who’s already been selected. Suggestions include having them chug a beer, text an insult to their boss, or make the rest of their picks in a funny accent (for Nascar-flavor, have them do picks as Ward Burton!).
—Print up the player name cards large enough that everyone can see them. Sorry, but not all of us have 20/20 vision.
—Above all else, have fun, good luck, and don’t take checks for payment (learned THAT one the hard way).
Xfinity Series Sport Clips VFW 200 (5 wins)—Denny Hamlin: spoiling the fun just like Mark Martin used to do back in the day.
Cup Series Bojangles Southern 500—MYSTERY PICKER (4 wins) PICKS Erik Jones. Favorite (4 wins): Martin Truex—TruJu ruins the throwback fun. Next Favorite (4 wins): Kevin Harvick—who knew that Busch had so many beer can designs in the 90’s. Dark Horse: Jimmie Johnson—no better way to solidify the future (well, besides picking up steady sponsorship for 2019).