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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.

Which College Football Summer Preview Magazine Is the Best?


Sporting News? Phil Steele? Athlon? Street & Smith? Sports Illustrated? Everyone has their favorite place to get the numbers of returning projected starters for their team, but if you read them all you might believe every Power 5 school is a dark horse to win the National Championship (except for Alabama, which is always the… Read more »

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked Copy of ESPN’s ACC Network Programming Promo


SportsChannel8 has obtained an exclusive copy of a promo for a potential blockbuster night of programming on the ACC Network that includes a mix of reality shows, game shows and re-aired sporting events, just like most other cable channels these days. Are these shows you’d watch? Have other programming suggestions?  Set your DVRs now. That… Read more »

“Pitino, You S-U-C-K” | A Special Investig8tion


No one will remember much about the game that took place between Louisville and UNC in Chapel Hill on February 22nd, 2017. No one will forget what happened at halftime of the game between Louisville and UNC in Chapel Hill on February 22nd, 2017. But will we ever know what REALLY happened between Louisville coach… Read more »

Does Mark Gottfried Blame The Media For His Firing?


NC State coach Mark Gottfried has received praise for his grace in handling of a difficult situation: coaching out a season after being fired. His dismissal has also touched off a discussion locally and nationally about NC State basketball, what coaches they can and cannot attract, and even a little turf war between local and… Read more »