Category: 8itorials


Brenden Whitted

Brenden Whitted graduated from Howard University before earning his JD and Sports Certificate from Tulane University. He has served as a sports web editor as well as a co-host on a daily sports radio show. He is a proud member of the League Pass Lair and co-host of the Panthers Blitz podcast (available on itunes and www.wralsportsfan.com). #GoPanthers #GoHornets #GoHeels

NBA Beefs: Heat up, Eat Up

8itorials, Opinion, Sports

This Stephen Jackson/Andrew Wiggins/Jimmy Butler beef has already given NBA fans much-needed sustenance to traverse the desert of NBA offseason. Whether its Wiggins’ brother celebrating Butler’s potential departure, or Butler’s response, the feeling of the NBA has begun to course through the veins of many of its participants…and former players apparently aren’t immune either. Stephen… Read more »

Chapel Hill cuts varsity football: an 8itorial

8itorials, Opinion

Chapel Hill High School cutting varsity football this week was a big story on the heels of comments made by UNC head coach Larry Fedora about an alleged “attack on football”. The connection between the two stories is obvious, but that doesn’t mean that WRAL’s Marilyn Payne didn’t do an excellent job in executing this… Read more »

One Last Time at Alumni Gym

8itorials, Articles

Well, that’s a wrap for Elon’s Alumni Gym. I just watched the final men’s basketball game that will ever be played in the facility; a facility where I spent many, many hours during my time as an Elon student from 2008-2012. This quaint little gym will hold a special spot in my heart forever. I… Read more »

Time To Give Debbie Her Due

8itorials

Out in the West Texas town of El Paso, I fell in love with a Gibsonville girl When she arrived the athletics were floundering She turned the department into a pearl….. As NC State’s football team prepares to face (and, likely, beat) Arizona State in the Sun Bowl, it might be a good time to… Read more »

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Carolina Panthers Need Consistency to to Ace Class

8itorials, Opinion

If the NFL was a classroom, it would be filled with C students. Through seven weeks, there are no undefeated teams, and there is only one team (Philadelphia) that has lost just one time. But all C-students aren’t built the same. There are those that are consistently mediocre, and then those that tantalize the teacher… Read more »