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.
NC State

Another Week, Another Wait for Answers about NC State

Sports

NC State has been one of the nation’s most compelling teams over the first four weeks of the season thanks to a mixture of explosive potential and the absence of any real tests on the schedule. Even after scoring 63 points in a road game against South Alabama, the Wolfpack sits just outside of the… 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 Bowl Projections

ACC Bowl Projections: Week 4

Sports

Click the image to enlarge. Pool 1 Bowls include (in no order) the Sun Bowl, Belk Bowl, Pinstripe Bowl, and the Music City or TaxSlayer Bowl. See how our bowl projections line up with our Week 4 power rankings.

Football

Goodson: This Week in Point Shaving; Week 4

Good Ole Rocky Top woooo Don’t ever Bet On Meeee…… Not sure if that’s how the song goes, but it rings true after the sketchiness that went on in Gainesville this past Saturday. “This Week In Point Shaving” takes us to Gainesville, FL as one inexplicable 69 yard touchdown play changed the outcome in BOTH… Read more »

ACC

Homer Simpson Readies for ACC Championship Game Showdown

With Duke and NC State coming off of huge wins this weekends, Springfield is taking notice as Homer appeared on tonight’s episode of The Simpsons wearing a Duke shirt and waving a Wolfpack pennant. We’re not entirely sure what the Notre Dame bowler is for, but we’re assuming it’s an acknowledgment that the ACC’s contract… Read more »

Carolina Panthers

Who Wore it better: October 2nd Edition

Articles, Sports

We’re excited to present a new weekly feature by Richard Averitte, Sportschannel8’s Director of Marketing and Fashion Consultant. The highlight at Wednesday’s Carolina Panther press conference might have been Cam Newton’s retort to referee Ed Hochuli.  While football fans are asking “What did Hochuli say?”, Cam’s wardrobe on Wednesday force the Sports Channel 8 team to… Read more »