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Weather Moose

Much like Darren Rovell pioneered the “sports biz” industry and almost as beloved, the Weather Moose has blazed new trails in both “sports meteorology” and “moose meteorology.” He is become the trusted source in North Carolina for the answer to all-important question: Is my tailgate going to get rained on. He has also affirmed the credo that a picture is worth 1,000 words but a gif is worth infinity. He’s also a State fan from Johnston County who went to State.

How to talk to your kids about Cam Newton

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As reported by the Charlotte Observer this morning, Rosemary Plorin of Nashville wrote a letter to Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton to communicate the impact that Newton’s fourth quarter touchdown and celebration had on her nine year old daughter, who happened to be attending her first ever NFL game on Sunday. The Plorins were sure… Read more »

College Basketball

Move, McCloud, Here Comes Steph


During the 1995-96 NBA season, while playing for the 26-56 Dallas Mavericks, swingman George McCloud (an ACC legend, I presume, who played at Florida State from 1985-89) attempted an NBA single-season record 678 three-pointers. Considering the relative dearth of volume three-ball shooting during this time period in the league’s history, this is an astonishing number. McCloud… Read more »


#TBT The First UNC football win over Duke


There have been 110 editions of the Duke-UNC football rivalry. Out of all of those games there has only been one game played on November 12 (today). In 1892, UNC beat Trinity 24-0. Coincidentally it was the first non-forfeit win for UNC in the Duke-UNC football rivalry. This game was also the first UNC football win in… Read more »


This Week In Point Shaving – The Backdooriest of Covers


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 Gametimes: November 21st


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


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


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 »