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.
How To Act At Work

How to Act at Work: October 19th

Sports

Living in North Carolina, chances are high that your office is full of Big Four fans. Here’s how you should act around them, depending on which team is yours, through the magic of stock business images. North Carolina Today is your day, UNC fan. With Duke and NC State off this weekend, both sets of… Read more »

ACC Power Rankings

Giftastic ACC Power Rankings, Week 7

Sports

1. Clemson, W vs Boston College An impressive showing against a pretty good defensive team. Easily the most points BC has given up all year. 2. Duke, BYE 3. FSU, W vs Louisville A little squirrelly in the beginning, then a hobbled Dalvin Cook dragged y’all to the victory once again. 4. UNC, W vs… Read more »

Who Wore It Better Week 6-Why So Serious?

Articles, Sports

The Carolina Panthers quieted their critics on Sunday by rallying for an impressive win against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Over the last couple of weeks, the national media has deemed the Panther’s undefeated season a joke due to their schedule and declared they will be exposed in Seattle. The Panthers retorted with a… Read more »

Tailgate Weather

Tailgate Weather Forecast for Oct 17, 2015

Articles, GIFs, Weather

Tulsa at East Carolina, 12:00PM Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, Greenville, NC Cool with temperatures in the mid 50s during the tailgate warming to the lower 60s around kickoff. Sunny skies and highs reaching the mid to upper 60s during the game. 0% chance of rain, but 95% chance some Pirates fans make poor choices. Wake Forest at… Read more »

Carolina Panthers

What Separates Cam Newton From Russell Wilson?

Articles, Sports

The Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks are scheduled for what should be one of the better NFL games on Sunday at 4PM important coast time, and there is no doubt that all of the focus will be on each team’s dynamic quarterback. Both have strong arms, both can be dangerous on the move, and both… Read more »

8itorials

So Your Rival Got Busted: A SportsChannel8 8itorial

8itorials,

M.J. Stewart and Mike Hughes were both suspended by UNC coach Larry Fedora for “violation of team rules”, which apparently includes the rule, “don’t get arrested”. As with any story of any college athlete getting in trouble with the law, it’s a nuanced situation that invites criticism of the way the UNC coaching staff handled… Read more »