Some people have all the luck. One such person is fifty-three-year-old ironworker, Doug Clough. Doug is a native of Deerfield, Massachusetts, but now resides in Medford. He’s a lifelong Patriots fan. Earlier this NFL season, Doug heard a FanDuel advertisement on the radio and thought, “I’ll give this a try.” And he won. The first time he ever played any sort of fantasy sport, ever—he won.
It is one thing to have “beginner’s luck.” Before I spoke with Doug I didn’t think it was possible to be that lucky. If merely qualifying for the FanDuel Championship with zero previous fantasy sports experience wasn’t enough, Doug’s story has another wrinkle. He qualified for the FanDuel Championship in week 6, among the players he used were Tom Brady, Brandon LaFell and Brandon Lloyd. In his words, “I just picked who I liked. There wasn’t anything analytical about it.” Continue reading Medford’s FanDuel Champion: Doug Clough »