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Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

Media Musings: Different Job, Same Beat for Person


By R.L. Bynum Leaving newspapers, adjusting to the change wasn’t easy for Person Sports writers are no different than athletes: Changing teams and playbooks requires some adjustments. It took a few weeks for Joe Person to fully make the transition from decades in the newspaper industry to being part of The Athletic. Unlike most athletes,… Read more »

Giftastic NCAA Bracket Prediction: Midwest Region


Midwest Region Round of 64 1. North Carolina vs 16. Iona North Carolina Vs Iona Happy Jimmy beats Sad Heels fan. Winner: Iona 8. Utah St. vs 9. Washington Utah State Vs Washington Funny animal fails win. Winner: Washington 5. Auburn vs 12. New Mexico State Auburn VS New Mexico State No idea why that… Read more »

Giftastic NCAA Bracket Prediction: South Region


South Region Round of 64 1. Virginia vs 16. Gardner-Webb Virginia Vs Gardner-Webb In the battle of the pups, I give the edge to Virginia. Winner: Virginia 8. Ole Miss vs 9. Oklahoma Ole Miss Vs Oklahoma Boomer. Winner: Oklahoma 5. Wisconsin vs 12. Oregon Wisconsin VS Oregon Another 12 over a 5. Winner: Oregon… Read more »

ACC Network to Debut with Daily Show, Documentaries


Media Musings: By R.L. Bynum CHARLOTTE — What will air on ACC Network other than games? Not much was known before Friday, when the league offered plenty of news at a Spectrum Center press conference. The network’s anchor program, to air weekdays from 7-10 a.m., will be “Packer and Durham,” featuring Mark Packer and Wes… Read more »