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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.

Who Will Be The Next NC State Head Coach?


If reports are to be believed, Mark Gottfried is out as NC State head coach and the search has already commenced to find a suitable replacement. None of these reports, it should be noted, come from the school, whose official stance is just the opposite. Regardless, speculation season has begun and NC State fans will… Read more »

Eat It, South Carolina. This Team Is All NC.


Announcing the arrival of a “New State of Soccer” North Carolina FC (né Carolina Railhawks) says it will put forth an “aggressive public campaign” in pursuit of both an MLS and a NWSL franchise. This includes a new stadium somewhere in the Triangle. But what we like best is that the team is embracing the… Read more »

Saturday vs. Sunday, Oct. 29-30


Wake goes for bowl eligibility while UNC takes a bye week and NC State has the next best thing to a bye week: Boston College. Saturday night, Clemson tries to maintain conference dominance with a win at Florida State. Sunday it’s all about the Panthers getting back on track in the NFC South. Also, side… Read more »

“He’s Givin’ ‘Em The Easter Egg!”


This summer the ACC announced its future plans for a partnership with ESPN that included an ACC Network beginning in 2019. Having a “(your conference name here) Network” had come to be seen as a defining trait of a healthy conference even as questions abound as to the future of cable television. Less talked about–and to… Read more »

The Worst Weekend Ever?


Missed kicks. Made kicks (for the opponent). Game-changing penalties. Overtime losses. Could this week have been worse for North Carolina sports?

“Locker Room Talk”


Reality star Donald Trump continues to defend his comments about forcing himself on women and the unwarranted grabbing of their vaginas as “locker room talk”. Several pro athletes have come forward to say discussion of sexual assault is NOT commonplace in their locker rooms, but of course Mr. Trump would have been in more recreational… Read more »

Saturday vs. Sunday, Episode 6


  The state of North Carolina is hosting 4 Atlantic Coast Conference games this Saturday….and a hurricane. Meanwhile the Carolina Panthers don’t play until Monday night. If you’re not at a soggy tailgate, here is your viewing lineup for the weekend: Saturday vs. Sunday

Saturday vs. Sunday, Episode 5


As always, SportsChannel8 is here to give you the best advice on what games to watch (and maybe bet on). This week, we bring you not one but TWO guests who are experts in their field and fun to drink beer with. So we went on location to State of Beer in Raleigh, I donned dueling… Read more »