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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.

Who’s Next? The Best Players Not Yet Chosen as ACC Legends

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By Shawn Krest For those of you unfamiliar with the ACC Legends, they’ve been chosen—one for each member school (usually)—every year (almost) since the league expanded in 2004, in basketball and football. The football honorees are recognized at the championship game in December, while the men’s and women’s basketball selections are brought out at the… Read more »

The Top 25 Sports Venues in North Carolina

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By Shawn Krest For diversity, quality and history, there are few better places to watch sports than North Carolina. Since the start of 2015, only two states have hosted a college bowl game, NFL conference championship or Super Bowl, golf major, UFC fight card, NASCAR race and NCAA tournament games—Georgia is the other, and if… Read more »

UVa Earns Postseason Win In Charlotte

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It’s the Belk Bowl, babbbyyyy! You love it. We love it. And it never disappoints. Yes, the 2018 Belk Bowl featured a school that SC8 has repeatedly, non-sensically, and ceaselessly mocked since its basketball team lost in embarrassing, historic fashion right here in Charlotte earlier this year (UVa) vs. a team that – well – is from… Read more »

Media Musings: Adam and Joe don’t want your phone calls

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By R.L. Bynum In the volatile radio industry, “Adam and Joe” have sustained, flourished Off-site meetings in the radio business often are ominous. Their Capitol Broadcasting Company bosses called Adam Gold and Joe Ovies into one of those meetings at a Dunkin’ Donuts in January 2010. Nervous about what this might mean for their careers,… Read more »

Media Musings: the Neuse News

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By R.L. Bynum Kinston website fills void with its prep coverage Many longtime journalists complain about the state of the newspaper business. They either grudgingly hang in there and hope for the best or are so disillusioned that they leave journalism completely. And then there are folks such as Bryan Hanks, who don’t fall into… Read more »

Media Musings: Wes Durham, The Mayor of the ACC, Stays Busy

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By R.L. Bynum   Hectic travel schedule the norm for Wes Durham When football and into basketball seasons overlap, it’s always a crazy time for college beat writers. None of them deal with the airport-hopping madness that Wes Durham, the unofficial Voice of the ACC, experiences. He’s a sports broadcaster with many hats, and that… Read more »