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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.
NC State

Closings and Delays: The Day TheWolfWeb Took Over

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With snow and ice in the forecast for the Triangle this week, schools and businesses across the state will close or delay their opening in order to keep drivers off of slick roads, and keep the good people of North Carolina safe. No one knows what this winter storm will do just yet, but the… Read more »

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SportsChannel8 at 8: Tuesday, January 19th

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Duke hosted Syracuse last night with the Blue Devils having lost two in a row, the most recent an exciting back-and-forth with Notre Dame. Last night’s contest was horrifying by comparison, with neither team shooting the ball particularly well. Three-point shooting was a major factor, with Syracuse shooting 11-23 from 3 and Duke shooting a… Read more »

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ACC Tournament Bracket: If the season ended now

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Tuesday #12 Georgia Tech vs. #13 Wake Forest #10 Florida State vs. #15 NC State #11 Syracuse vs. #14 Boston College Wednesday #8 Miami vs. #9 Virginia #5 Louisville vs. GT/Wake Forest #7 Duke vs. FSU/NC State #6 Notre Dame vs. Syracuse/BC Thursday #1 UNC vs. Miami/Virginia #4 Virginia Tech vs. Louisville/GT/Wake #2 Clemson vs…. Read more »

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SC8 at 8: Thursday, January 14th 2016

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ECU dropped their fourth straight, all conference games, losing to undefeated SMU 79-55. The Pirates were within 8 at the half, but could only muster 23 points after the break in front of a great crowd at Minges. The Mustangs are one of the best stories in all of college sports this season, fighting through… Read more »

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Sportschannel8 at 8 – Monday, January 11th 2016

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Yeah, I know — it’s not 8 a.m. but it’s a Monday, so deal with it. You should be honored by our lateness: N.C. State went west along I-40 Sunday to face off against Wake Forest for like the one millionth time; Cat Barber played 40 minutes (he’s currently averaging 41.33 minutes per game in… Read more »

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Sportschannel8 at 8 – Friday, January 8th 2016

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Two dull stretches of play where Louisville played good defense and Cat Barber actually got tired did in the Wolfpack as NC State lost a tough one at home 77-72. Look at this GameFlow chart. Just look at this stupid diagram. pic.twitter.com/JT0cFg5hDH — Weather Moose (@WXMoose) January 8, 2016 After a 90% free throw shooter… Read more »