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Ben Swain

Hoping to cut his journalistic teeth on the Iraq war, Swain was instead mistakenly assigned the North Carolina sports beat as an intern out of college. He threw himself into the work with the same fervor he anticipated taking to the front lines and has become one of the most respected voices in modern sports media. He’s also a Duke fan from Durham County who went State. And Guilford.

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 »

Giftastic Recap of Saturday, 10/22/2016

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Giftastic Recap of Saturday, 10/22/2016 NC State at Louisville – UNC @ Virginia – ECU @ Cincinnati NC State @ Louisville State heads to Louisville after losing a heartbreaker to Clemson: Louisville quickly goes up 10-0: You blinked and Louisville is up 44-0 at halftime: NC State’s defense: NC State’s offense: The Wolfpack lose 54-13:… Read more »

ACC Football: Week 8 SWOT Analysis


Strengths:  UNC’s typical high-powered offense hasn’t been putting as many points on the board lately, but there have been no issues in moving the football. Mitch Trubisky continues to perform on a high level, Larry Fedora remembered he has running backs, and even without Mack Hollins, the Tar Heels have plenty of weapons who can… Read more »

Giftastic Recap of Saturday, 10/15/2016

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Giftastic Recap of Saturday, 10/15/2016 Navy @ ECU – Duke @ Louisville – UNC @ Miami – NC State @ Clemson – Wake Forest @ Florida State Navy at East Carolina POSTPONED Back to Top Duke at Louisville 1st Quarter: 2nd Quarter: 3rd Quarter: 4th Quarter: After scoring to make it 17-14: After being called… Read more »

Bowl Projections: Week 7 in the ACC


ACC Bowl Projections: College Football Playoff (Peach Bowl):  Clemson Tigers If the ACC is going to have a team in the playoff at all, the only hope at this point is the Clemson Tigers. There is zero chance of Dabo’s crew getting there if they make as many mistakes as they did Saturday against NC… Read more »