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Josh Goodson

Country strong and city wise, Josh handles imports and exports for the network. He handles a little of this, and a little of that. If something needs to get taken care of at Sports Channel 8, he can take care of it. And if you need a guy, he probably knows a guy. He’s also a State fan from Lenoir County who went to UNC.
Football

This Week In Point Shaving – The Backdooriest of Covers

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Undefeated TCU an undefeated Oklahoma State met on the gridiron on Saturday. Most expected a high scoring Big 12 affair, as did Las Vegas who set the total over/under of this game at 75.5 Heading into the 4th quarter, this game was a blowout with Oklahoma State leading 42-16 (58 total points). Those expecting that… Read more »

ACC

ACC Gametimes: November 21st

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While the ACC has decided to put on hold announcing times for all the November 14th games, we here at SportsChannel8 will go ahead and try to help you make plans for the November 21st games. Wake Forest @ Clemson- 12:00PM, ESPN Duke @ Virginia- 12:30, ACC Network Chattanooga @ Florida State- 12:00, ESPN2 Georgia… Read more »

Tailgate Weather

Tailgate Weather Forecast for Saturday, October 31, 2015

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Our weatherman has been drinking the night before Halloween and completely forgot that Wake Forest and ECU both had football games tonight. Sorry. We’ve reprimanded him. Clemson at NC State, 3:30PM Carter Finley Stadium, Raleigh, NC A spooktacular day expected tomorrow, with temperatures in the upper 50s to lower 60s as the tailgate kicks off,… Read more »

Charlotte Hornets

Stat Boi’s NBA Title Contenders: The Elite 8

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We here at SC8 couldn’t be more excited for the NBA season to start. Or, well, maybe that’s just me. But as a self-described League Pass junkie (SHOOT THE GOOD STUFF RIGHT INTO MY VEINS, BOYS), I’m thrilled to have pro hoops back. I could preview the whole season in this space — all 30… Read more »

ACC

ACC FOOTBALL GAMETIMES: NOVEMBER 14TH

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We aren’t very good at this. Actually we are blaming the ACC for being the bottom of the barrel in the ESPN pecking order, as the week of November 7th features 3 potentially good games, yet NONE if them are scheduled for night, including FSU/Clem, Duke/UNC and ND/Pitt. We will try our best guess at… Read more »

Football

This Week In Point Shaving, Week 5

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Did you place a bet this weekend? Did you lose? Did it feel like there were unnatural forces conspiring against you? There probably were. Each week Director of Gaming Services Josh Goodson lets you know where you probably got cheated by a bunch of wise guys in “This Week in Point Shaving” To begin this week’s… Read more »

Breaking News

BREAKING: Superstar Trubisky Demoted

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While Mitch Trubisky was being announced as the ACC Offensive Back of the Week, UNC coach Larry Fedora was simultaneously naming Marquise Williams the starter at quarterback moving through this week’s preparations. The announcement certainly changes the tone of the Tar Heels football program moving forward. “Marquise Williams is our starter,” Coach Fedora said. “There’s… Read more »

ACC

UNC/Duke Soccer Postponement Soaked in Controversy

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A year ago, unranked Duke shocked the top-ranked Tar Heels 1-0 in one of the best men’s soccer games of the entire ACC season. As of right now, it’s unclear if they’ll have the opportunity to do the same again this season. Due to “inclement weather”, UNC has decided to postpone tonight’s rematch with no… Read more »