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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.
Charlotte Hornets

Stat Boi’s NBA Title Contenders: The Elite 8

Articles

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

Articles, Sports

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

Articles, Sports

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 »

Breaking News

NCAA Outlaws DraftKings and FanDuel for college athletes

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Word came down from Indianapolis on Tuesday that NCAA student athletes face a loss of eligibility for participating in fantasy draft sites such as FanDuel and DraftKings as part of the continued effort to curb gambling among college athletes. Single-day cash games through these fantasy draft sites are considered legal in the United States because… Read more »

Breaking News

INVESTIG8: Online Forum Promotes Ligamenterrorism

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On day 2 of ACL Awareness Week, our Investig8 Team turns our attention to shadow organizations who promote violence against ACLs using the internet. While most of these organizations remain underground and hidden from plain site, one prominent website, “Flexbone Association Academy“, distributes their anti-ACL propaganda out in the open where any child or Coastal… Read more »

Breaking News

SC8 Gives Back: It’s ACL Awareness Week

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SportsChannel8 is proud to be North Carolina’s leading sports network, but we’re even more proud to be North Carolina’s leader in giving back to our wonderful community. Members of our staff are involved with such great events like the Me Fine Gala scheduled for this Saturday night, September 26th at the City Club of Raleigh,… Read more »