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.
Duke

Duke Football Hype Video Does Not Disappoint

From a bad-ass pre-game speech from defensive lineman Carlos Wray to slow-motion highlights of a terrifying defense to Migos (okay, you had us at Migos), this Duke hype video from from the Duke Football Video team is too good not to post. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zULsIxZaCpc&w=560&h=315] Be careful not to accidentally fight anyone after watching this.

Stat Boi's Track of the Week

Stat Boi’s Track of the Week

Videos

Sports are fun; I think we can all agree on that – unless you root for the New York Knicks. But music is pretty cool, too. So without further adieu, let’s get to Stat Boi’s Track of the Week: Thursday’s selection comes from the new Big Grams EP, “Put in on Her.” (Released 9/25) Who… Read more »

ACC

ACC Game Times: 10/24

Sports

ACC gametimes for the weekend of October 24th won’t be announced until Monday, but you can go ahead and make plans based on our predictions of how the schedule will shake out based on contractual broadcast partnerships and extensive analysis of historical data. Although, last week we only got one game time and channel right when… Read more »

ACC

SportsChannel8’s Official Stance on #goacc

Sports

It is our duty as North Carolina’s leading source for sports news and weather to bring our loyal viewers the absolute best in content. From our website, to social media, and to our bread-and-butter, our award-winning broadcasting network, we come to work every single day committed to this duty. As SportsChannel8’s General Manager and News… Read more »

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From the North Cack Stacks: The Weekly Best in NC Sportswriting

Sports

Hello again, it’s…*looks at iPhone display screen*…Wednesday, which means it’s time for our weekly dose of the best writing involving North Carolina sports, past and present athletes, coaches, and other miscellaneous good stuff. Enjoy: Over at UPROXX Sports, friend of the program (I assume) Martin Rickman has an insightful profile on N.C. State’s star junior running… Read more »

Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets 2015-16: An Obituary

On Saturday evening – October 3rd, 2015 – the Charlotte Hornets’ push to make it back to the Eastern Conference playoffs for the second time in three seasons passed away on the floor of the Amway Center as a result of a torn labrum in the right shooting shoulder of forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. While SportsChannel8… Read more »