Category: News


Ben Swain

Hoping to cut his journalistic teeth on the Iraq war, Swain was instead mistakenly assigned the North Carolina sports beat as an intern out of college. He threw himself into the work with the same fervor he anticipated taking to the front lines and has become one of the most respected voices in modern sports media. He’s also a Duke fan from Durham County who went State. And Guilford.
College Football Betting

Against the Spread: Week 4

Be sure to check out our Week 3 power rankings and our Week 4 tailgate weather forecast to be prepared for your own picks.

ACC

ACC Restaurant Reviews via Yelp

Sports

News broke yesterday that the ACC and Raycom had added Bojangles’ to their official Corporate Champion Program, which, among other things, made Boberry biscuit icing the official tasty goo of the conference. It also got us thinking–will this mean Bojangles’ at all conference venues? And how is the current conference fare? After minutes of thinking… Read more »

Charity

WANTED: FREELANCE PARTY-GOER FOR ME FINE GALA

Like all good news outlets, SportsChannel 8 knows that giving back to the community is important. When you make an inevitable public misstep, the goodwill generated from charity work helps offset the PR hit. It keeps up appearances that you and your employees are in this for more than the glory and free seats to… Read more »

Carolina Panthers

Panthers Fans Send Their Sympathies To Chicago

Articles, Sports, Videos

  Upon hearing news that the Chicago Bears would be starting Jimmy Clausen at quarterback this Sunday, Panthers fans expressed their deepest sympathies. Some sent flowers. Others notes. Some Panthers fans just silently fist pumped at the thought of one less team to compete for a Wild Card spot against. SportsChannel8 thought a video sympathy… Read more »

Breaking News

NCAA Outlaws DraftKings and FanDuel for college athletes

Articles,

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

Articles,

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 »