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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.
NC State

#TBT NC State takes part in last act of Clemsoning

Articles, Sports

According to the always accurate “Urban Dictionary”, Clemsoning is defined as: The act of delivering an inexplicably disappointing performance, usually within the context of a college football season. Well 4 years ago today NC State was a part of the end of Clemsoning. That day in Carter Finley Stadium, the #7 ranked Tigers came to Carter… Read more »

Football

College Football Playoff Poll – Week 12

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North Carolina climbed from 23rd to 17th in the College Football Playoff poll on Tuesday night, and as we’ve come to expect each week, the committee’s comical explanation of the rankings clouds the reality that they pretty much have teams slotted appropriately. We projected the Tar Heels at 17th through a simple counting exercise of… Read more »

8itorials

How to talk to your kids about Cam Newton

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As reported by the Charlotte Observer this morning, Rosemary Plorin of Nashville wrote a letter to Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton to communicate the impact that Newton’s fourth quarter touchdown and celebration had on her nine year old daughter, who happened to be attending her first ever NFL game on Sunday. The Plorins were sure… Read more »