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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.

Halloween Recap: Last Night In ACC Costumes


With ACC conference races in football becoming more clear and the start of basketball season within sight, it’s no surprise many fans of the world’s greatest conference went with ACC-theme costumes for Halloween. Here were some of our favorites: The beard needs a little more work but this is an outstanding Larry Fedora costume… Read more »

What Happens To Hat Trick Hats?


In the Hurricanes’ home opener Friday night (a 3-2 victory over the Rangers, suck it opposing fans who came out to ruin opening night) the PNC Arena crowd encountered the rare occurrence in sport when the one of the biggest cardinal sins of fan behavior–throwing something on to the playing surface–becomes completely acceptable: the Hat… Read more »

ACC Bowl Projections: Week 9


This weekend was less than ideal for North Carolina ACC teams. These bowl projections aren’t even fun anymore. But alas … Will the ACC get two in? That’s the big question heading into the home stretch, and while we’d need some help to see that happen, this is certainly the best chance the ACC has… Read more »

Lessons Learned From the NBA’s Opening Night

Articles, Sports

We would like to welcome you to the debut story from our newest contributor Brenden Whitted, who will be helping with with NBA content in 2016-17. You can, of course, also refer to him as Research, and catch him all season long on the SportsChannel8 NBA Podcast with Stat Boi. (Ed. note: This story was actually… Read more »

UNC College Basketball Season Preview


OPENING NIGHT STARTING LINEUP PG – Joel Berry II SG – Nate Britt SF – Justin Jackson PF – Isiah Hicks C – Kennedy Meeks BIGGEST WIN February 15th at NC State FIRST LOSS November 30th at Indiana MOST ANNOYING STORYLINES NCAA scandal (can we please stop?) Theo Pinson’s return date Duke UNC’s “heart” and “focus” UNC… Read more »

Duke College Basketball Preview


OPENING NIGHT STARTING LINEUP PG – Grayson Allen SG – Luke Kennard SF – Matt Jones PF – Jayson Tatum C – Amile Jefferson BIGGEST WIN February 15th at Virginia FIRST LOSS January 30th at Notre Dame MOST ANNOYING STORYLINES Can Duke go 40-0? Why is Matt Jones starting over Frank Jackson (when Harry Giles comes… Read more »

NC State College Basketball Preview


Opening night starting lineup PG – Dennis Smith, Jr. SG – Terry Henderson SF – Maverick Rowan PF – Abdul-Malik Abu C – BeeJay Anya biggest win January 7th at North Carolina first loss January 17th vs. Pitt most annoying storylines NCAA eligibility for Omer Yurtseven Dennis Smith, Jr. snubbed from all national awards Team… Read more »