Category: News

Brian Geisinger

While he could probably do the job of the news director (who JUST got got on snapchat last week) better than him, for now Brian is working for Sports Channel 8 because he can work from home and they agreed to pay for half of his NBA League Pass. Next he’ll probably either work for his friend’s new bakery in downtown Raleigh or tend bar because at least those places he’ll meet girls. He’s also a Wake Forest fan from Guilford County who went to State.
Charlotte Hornets

Stat Boi’s NBA Title Contenders: The Elite 8


We here at SC8 couldn’t be more excited for the NBA season to start. Or, well, maybe that’s just me. But as a self-described League Pass junkie (SHOOT THE GOOD STUFF RIGHT INTO MY VEINS, BOYS), I’m thrilled to have pro hoops back. I could preview the whole season in this space — all 30… Read more »




We aren’t very good at this. Actually we are blaming the ACC for being the bottom of the barrel in the ESPN pecking order, as the week of November 7th features 3 potentially good games, yet NONE if them are scheduled for night, including FSU/Clem, Duke/UNC and ND/Pitt. We will try our best guess at… Read more »

College Basketball

ACC Basketball Media Day Preview

Pre-season Poll Last year’s pre-season media poll had two teams slotted correctly in the standings when the season ended: #12 Wake Forest and #15 Virginia Tech. Duke led the way with 41 of 64 first place votes and finished 2nd behind Virginia, a team who picked up just 7 votes to win the league back… Read more »


Hypoth8ical Situation: The Gio Bernard Punt Return

Three years ago today, UNC legend Gio Bernard’s game-winning punt return against NC State shook the entire state. But what if it never happened? What if NC State had punted the ball out of bounds and won in overtime? [wpvideo 7P78NKT4]

How To Act At Work

How to Act at work: October 26th

The best part of being a sports fan in North Carolina is that you probably work with an office full of fans with conflicting allegiances. Every week, we take a look at how you should act around your co-workers based on how your team did over the weekend, using the magic of stock business images…. Read more »

ACC Power Rankings

Giftastic ACC Power Rankings, Week 8


1. Clemson, W at Miami I don’t know what you even call what you guys did to Miami. Some sort of reckoning. A biblical movement. I mean, that made folks uncomfortable. 2. Duke, W at Virginia Tech (4OT) Hey, they can’t all be pretty. Sometimes you’re gonna have a close call. 3. FSU, L at… Read more »



When coaches/players tell you they don’t know the spread, we are all kind of “MEH”. They know. They know that we know they know. Hell sometimes they even favorite tweets about point spreads… So you can’t tell me that the New York Jets coach, Todd Bowles didn’t know the Jets were getting 7.5 points in… Read more »

Carolina Panthers


Articles, Sports

It’s widely accepted that BofA is the greatest NFL venue in history. However on occasion Panthers fans will venture to other NFL stadiums to take in a game. We document these in a series entitled “Behind Enemy Lines.” Our guest correspondent for this edition is Andrew Batchelor, who we talked out of writing a piece… Read more »