Category: Articles

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.
College Basketball

Louisville Ladybirds Announce Postseason Ban for 2016


Last year, the Louisville Ladybirds electrified the Greensboro Coliseum crowd with hands-down the best dance team performance at the 2015 New York Life ACC Tournament. This year, there will be no dancing for the Ladybirds or their favorite basketball team as the Cardinals announced a self-imposed post-season ban in a surprise press conference on Friday… Read more »

Charlotte Hornets

With SC8 In The House, Linsanity Too Much for LeBron, Cavs


Wednesday night the Cleveland Cavaliers — under new head coach Tyronn Lue — entered Charlotte for a midseason meeting with the Hornets riding  a five-game win streak, including back-to-back victories over San Antonio and Indiana. Since the dismissal of David Blatt, there’s been a positive buzz surrounding the team; words of a players-only meeting and turning… Read more »

ACC Bowl Projections

ACC Bowl Projections – 2019


It’s National Signing Day! The day when your favorite football program signs the key players who will carry your team to success … probably two or three years from now if they haven’t transferred or been buried in the depth chart by then. But jokes aside, there’s plenty of statistical evidence to show that recruiting… Read more »

ACC Power Rankings

Giftastic ACC Basketball Power Rankings Week 12


1. Virginia W @ Louisville Someone had to ascend to this pile of terrible and congratulations it’s you guys. 2. Louisville L vs Virginia, W vs UNC #2. This whole conference is a bunch of #2s. 3. North Carolina W vs Boston College, L @ Louisville MARCUS PAIGE BE LIKE 4. Pitt L @ Clemson,… Read more »


ACC Opening Round Tickets on Sale


WASHINGTON, D.C. ( – Tickets to the Opening Day games of the 2016 New York Life ACC Basketball Tournament are now on sale. Three first-round games are set for Tuesday, March 8, at Washington’s Verizon Center. Tickets are priced at $29, $39 and $59 and must be purchased for admission to Opening Day of the 63rd annual… Read more »

8 at 8

Sportschannel8 at 8 – Wednesday, January 20th 2016


  You could say that things in Raleigh hadn’t exactly gotten off to a good start for N.C. State basketball this season. You COULD say that. After losing five straight game — all ACC contests — the Wolfpack went on the road to Pitt Tuesday night, and thanks to 14 points from this guy… …State… Read more »