Author: Hayes Permar


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.

Media Musings: Sports Radio Shake-up

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written by R.L. Bynum New sports radio shows launch Monday after some unexpected moves Big sports radio changes in the Triangle and statewide were announced earlier this month, with two new shows to launch Monday. On March 6, there were two stunning moves and a surprising end for two long-standing, popular shows that each lasted… Read more »

Media Musings: Inside the production truck for a Canes broadcast

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written by R.L. Bynum It’s controlled chaos in the TV truck for Hemming during Canes broadcasts Imagine playing your favorite video game at the highest level for three consecutive hours while overseeing controlled chaos. That’s what Carolina Hurricanes games are like for Paul Hemming. It’s how the veteran television director describes the intensity of each… Read more »

Media Musings: Marks goes from NFL to NCAA coverage

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written by R.L. Bynum Marks had good reasons to give up an NFL beat  Many sports writers dream about covering an NFL team, and would never voluntarily give up that beat. But those writers don’t have family-related emotions tugging at their hearts — and didn’t spend their teen years in the heart of ACC country…. Read more »

Carmichael: on the corner of South Road and Memory Lane

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written by R.L. Bynum Carmichael will always be a special place It doesn’t matter that North Carolina’s opponent today is only Wofford. I can’t wait to be in Carmichael Auditorium (no, it will never be Carmichael Arena to me) for the game. As a kid growing up in a house on Franklin Street (near Eastgate),… Read more »