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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.

Media Musings: New Deputy Sports Editor in Town


written by R.L. Bynum Pelletier brings deep hockey knowledge, award-winning career to McClatchy  In the turbulent newspaper industry that even cuts loose award-winning journalists because of downsizing, there are always plenty of outstanding candidates when jobs open. Justin Pelletier was sports editor of the Boston Herald when he dealt with the painful front end of… Read more »

Media Musings: Hamlin Does Hillsborough


written by R.L. Bynum Hillsborough Sports offers diverse mix of high school sports content Imagine the traditional small newspaper sports section that covers local high schools much more extensively than larger media outlets and has the advertising support of local businesses. Convert that concept into a website and add play-by-play broadcasts, video and photo galleries… Read more »

Media Musings: Forslund Leaving His Heart in Carolina


written by R. L. Bynum Forslund moving on to Seattle but emotionally is still with the Canes  John Forslund may have moved on to the next step of his career but he hasn’t lost an emotional attachment to his team that he followed from Hartford to North Carolina. Forslund, who is only calling national games… Read more »

Media Musings: Carolina Hurricanes GOOOOOAAAALS will be different this year. But it’s still the same Minter.


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written by R.L. Bynum It will be an odd season for a Canes fan favorite — PA announcer Wade Minter That familiar mellifluous voice with a distinctive flair will reverberate through PNC Arena and again punctuate the best moments of Carolina Hurricanes home games this season. But, for now, there will be no fans to… Read more »