A source close to the situation reported to SportsChannel8 that the popular Duke bar Shooters Saloon announced a ban of all North Carolina students, effective immediately, via a Facebook post on the establishment’s home page. The post has since been removed and replaced with the following statement: Shooters is well known throughout the Triangle area… Read more »
#TBT NC State takes part in last act of Clemsoning
According to the always accurate “Urban Dictionary”, Clemsoning is defined as: The act of delivering an inexplicably disappointing performance, usually within the context of a college football season. Well 4 years ago today NC State was a part of the end of Clemsoning. That day in Carter Finley Stadium, the #7 ranked Tigers came to Carter… Read more »
What would a de-regulated ACC Championship Game Look Like This Year?
As early as 2016, de-regulation of conference championship games is expected to take place to give leagues like the ACC the ability to determine their own rules for the placement of teams in their league championship games. There is speculation that the league could move to three divisions, or could move to a more flexible… Read more »
[VIDEO] Talk To Your Kids About Cam Newton
A Tennessee mom that attended the Panthers-Titans game had trouble explaining Cam Newton’s “pelvic thrusts” to her child, among other things. SportsChannel8 reporter Hayes Permar tracked down a kid to learn more about their perspective on things.
College Football Playoff Poll – Week 12
North Carolina climbed from 23rd to 17th in the College Football Playoff poll on Tuesday night, and as we’ve come to expect each week, the committee’s comical explanation of the rankings clouds the reality that they pretty much have teams slotted appropriately. We projected the Tar Heels at 17th through a simple counting exercise of… Read more »
Giftastic ACC Basketball Power Rankings, 11-17-2015
1. UNC W vs Temple, W vs Fairfield Two gigantic beatdowns to open the season. If my math is right, they’re on pace to win their final regular season game by a score of 120-9. The rams are not to be trifled with.
How to talk to your kids about Cam Newton
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 »
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 »