Charlie Voelker is the host of Sunday Sports Buzz, 8a – 10a and fill-in co-host for 104.5 the TEAM's morning and afternoon shows. Voelker currently serves as the color analyst for UAlbany football and basketball heard here on WTMM and on TV for ESPN3/+. Charlie is also the play-by-play voice for UAlbany men’s lacrosse on ESPN3/+ and America East TV. Charlie has been a part of the Capital Region Sports scene for over the last 25 years. In 1996 he joined Big Board Sports host and NewsChannel 13 sports director, Rodger Wyland in the UAlbany broadcast booth for football and basketball. Charlie spent 6 years in minor league baseball, then spent the next 17 years as the Associate Athletic Director for the University at Albany before retiring from that position in 2020. Charlie and his wife Kim live in Albany County with his son Andrew.
Pete Rose Tears Into New York Yankees
Major League Baseball is trying to enjoy the excitement of the postseason but their all-time hits leader will have none of it. Pete Rose is out on tour pitching another money making opportunity, much as he has since being banished from baseball for gambling. One of the tour stops included USA Today …
New York Yankees John Sterling Saved from Flood by Fellow Announcer!
Friday, our buddy Pete Caldera, from Northjersey.com was on The Drive with Charlie & Dan. Pete is the beat writer for the New York Yankees and relayed a story that he wrote about in Friday's paper regarding Yankee legendary radio broadcaster John Sterling.
New York Mets Circus Continues “Acting” GM Busted for DUI
Well, if the players "booing" the fans with their "thumbs down" ritual this week wasn't enough for you, we have more. If you like drama from the team that occupied first place in the National League East for most of the season only to free fall into third place as much as 8…
The Heat Is On for the New York Mets
Oh well, it was fun while it lasted. The New York Mets precarious lead in the National League East is down to 1/2 game over the Philadelphia Phillies. And guess where the Mets travel to for a Friday match-up? Yup, you guessed it, Philadelphia.
Top 5 New York Baseball Moments on 4th of July
America's pastime has to have a special place in people's heart on Independence Day in the United States. Sure, July 4th rides up in the middle of the Major League Baseball season, so there won't be any playoff or world series history on the day that our country celebrates its birthda…
A Sweep in June Seems Worse Than It Is
Now let’s take this series in perspective. The Yankees have played 77 games. More than half of the season is left. Yes they have lost all 6 games to the Red Sox but they play them 8 more times in July, 2 more in August and a final 3 in late September. There is time.