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Brian Geisinger

While he could probably do the job of the news director (who JUST got got on snapchat last week) better than him, for now Brian is working for Sports Channel 8 because he can work from home and they agreed to pay for half of his NBA League Pass. Next he’ll probably either work for his friend’s new bakery in downtown Raleigh or tend bar because at least those places he’ll meet girls. He’s also a Wake Forest fan from Guilford County who went to State.

Hornets will look to Sessions, Lamb in 2016-17


One of the best signings in the chaotic offseason that was NBA free agency, which is still technically in progress, occurred when Courtney Lee inked a four-year, $48 million deal with the New York Knicks. It was a smart, cost-effective solution to a need: a shooting guard who can actually shoot. The Brooklyn Nets coming… Read more »

College football Saturdays in North Carolina – Top 5


After today, just five Saturdays separate fans in North Carolina from college football. Here’s a look at the top 5 Saturdays for football in the Old North State: #5 – Week 3, September 17th James Madison at North Carolina Old Dominion at NC State Main event: Miami at Appalachian State   #4 – Week 12,… Read more »

2016 ACC Kickoff: Day 1 Recap


News director Ben Swain breaks down the biggest storylines coming out of Day 1 at the ACC Kickoff. Amazingly, he left out the news that SportsChannel8 had the biggest computer in the media work room BUT he hit most of the highlights, including the ACC Network announcement. The video also explores the question: what does… Read more »


Kentucky Beat Duke: Here’s How You Should Feel About It


Kentucky topped Duke 74-63 last night in the annual Champions Classic in a game that was never really in danger of being anything other than a 10 to 12 point win for UK. Duke’s bigs outplayed Kentucky’s bigs, Kentucky’s guards outplayed Duke’s guards, and Jamal Murray was the most big-game ready freshman on the court…. Read more »