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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 Power Rankings

Giftastic ACC Basketball Power Rankings Week 13

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1. Virginia W vs Boston College, W @ Pitt, W vs Virginia Tech Things are rolling for Tony Bennett’s team, now. 2. Louisville W vs Boston College, L @ Duke DUKE HAD Y’ALL TRIPPIN, but you’re still #2 in my book 3. North Carolina L @ Notre Dame, W @ Boston College Almost lost to… Read more »

Charlotte Hornets

Rodney Hood Is Good

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The last time a good portion of North Carolina basketball fans watched Rodney Hood play, Duke somehow lost to Mercer, in Raleigh, and the world became conscious to the goddamn Nae Nae: If this feels like it was years ago, well, that’s because it was! But a lot has changed for Hood in the past 23… Read more »

Stat Boi's Track of the Week

Stat Boi’s Track of the Week #8 (Super Bowl Edition)

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The last two weeks — since the Panthers whipped the Cardinals in Charlotte — have been a blur. I watched just about every second of the 2015 season for the Panthers. You don’t have to be a scout to see why this team is good; it’s painfully obvious; the formula really isn’t that complicated. With… Read more »

College Basketball

Louisville Ladybirds Announce Postseason Ban for 2016

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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

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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

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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 »