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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.
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#SurvivingRio Part 3: Live Report from Rio


Our man Brett Thompson is on the scene in Rio at the 2016 Olympics. In this live update he tells us how the conditions are and how event coordinators are trying to fill stadiums. And then we tell him about the Zika virus. Keep it tuned to SportsChannel8 for all your great #SurvivingRio coverage.

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2016 ACC Kickoff: The Rivalry Question


When you come to ACC Kickoff, you know you’re going to get asked about rivalries. And when we come to ACC Kickoff, you know you’re going to get asked to take sides on Taylor Swift vs. Kanye West. Not surprisingly, most of the players we asked had an opinion. Micah Kiser of Virginia was particularly outspoken… Read more »

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2016 ACC Kickoff: Crying Jordan


Michael Jordan played basketball (and baseball). Crying Jordan plays everybody–it knows no bounds. Players at ACC Kickoff gave us their thoughts on the sport’s world’s most popular meme, and let us know if it’s ever happened to them. (spoiler: it has now….)

2016 ACC Kickoff: The Paul Ryan Question


Earlier this week in Cleveland, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was calling for unity among republican delegates. In describing going from the Republican primary to the general election, Ryan tried to use a sports analogy; he suggested when your favorite school’s team loses, the natural thing to do is pull for the other local… Read more »