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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.

ACC moves championships; what if the Big 4 left too?

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On the heels of the NCAA announcement that they’ll be removing championship events from North Carolina due to House Bill 2, the ACC has followed suit and will relocate neutral site championships scheduled to be held in North Carolina this academic year. This includes the ACC football Championship Game that had seemingly found a permanent… Read more »

How to act at work: Week 2 of NC football

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The workplace is the most diverse place in North Carolina, partially because our governor doesn’t have jurisdiction over private business, but mainly because every office has fans of every team working together closely. There’s nothing like a North Carolina office after a big weekend of sports. There’s trash talking, commiserating, conspiracy-theorizing, and celebrating … all in… Read more »

What’s on the line: College Football Week 2

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After an incredible opening weekend of college football, week 2 is typically a time to step back and settle into the season to give voters a chance to truly process what we saw in Week 1. No ranked teams play each other today, and the main event for college football’s 2nd Saturday is the Tennessee-Virginia… Read more »

Opening Weekend Recap – 9/5/2016

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NC Central at Duke Duke welcomes the Eagles into the freshly renovated Wallace Wade stadium: Duke, unfortunately, lost Thomas Sirk before the first game as he re-injured his Achilles: But that’s OK, because they have Jela Duncan and Daniel Jones who basically set NCCU’s world on fire in the first quarter: Duke takes a 49-0… Read more »

Stat Boi’s Track of the Week: Vince Staples “War Ready”

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Football is back! Yay. That was quite the opening weekend; of course we’ve got you covered with all of the recaps, takeaways, gifs and SEC schadenfreude your heart desires. Other than Bama (shocker), wow, are they bad, which fills me with joy and happiness. If you’re in the market for a song/album/whatever to bridge the gap from… Read more »

How to act at work: Week 1 in NC football

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Football is back! Even more importantly, however, “How to act at work” is back! The workplace is the most diverse place in North Carolina, partially because our governor doesn’t have jurisdiction over private business, but mainly because every office has fans of every team working together closely. There’s nothing like a North Carolina office after a… Read more »