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Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

The North Carolina Link To That Dope New Russell Westbrook Ad


  The ultra-athletic and sartorially slick Russell Westbrook took home the MVP award at the NBA awards show Monday night, and deservedly so: he averaged a triple double for the season.  Naturally in the age of immediate marketing, Westbrook’s shoe company immediately put out a new spot on twitter to commemorate the occasion. The ad… Read more »

ACC players in the NBA draft: winners and losers

The ACC set a record last night with 10 players drafted in the first round of the NBA draft, and 14 overall. Just how dominant has the ACC been in the draft? * The ACC is the only conference to have had 4+ first round picks for 9 straight NBA drafts * We’ve had at… Read more »

Beer sales at college games could be bad for fans

Beer sales at college games could be a nice revenue driver for local schools, and our friends at Capital Broadcasting have done a good job of breaking that down this week. To summarize, Wake Forest already does it, and Duke, NC State and UNC all sell alcohol in premium sections within the stadium. There’s some… Read more »

From the North Cack Stacks: The Weekly Best in NC Sports Media


As baseball and soccer become the main focus of the sports world (look, it’s what we have…deal with it), journalists are killing time before they can give you their college football previews–but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still cranking out good work. Here’s some of the best: -Despite falling 3-2 to the Houston Dynamo of… Read more »

College football over/under win totals for the Big Four

Bovada released their 2017 college football prop bets yesterday, setting the over/under for wins for each of the Big Four teams (minus Wake Forest, because it’s a Baptist school and Bovada is a gambling site). Here’s how they look: Duke Bovada over/under: 5.5 wins SC8 over/under of how mad fans are about this over/under: Mad… Read more »