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Ben Swain

Hoping to cut his journalistic teeth on the Iraq war, Swain was instead mistakenly assigned the North Carolina sports beat as an intern out of college. He threw himself into the work with the same fervor he anticipated taking to the front lines and has become one of the most respected voices in modern sports media. He’s also a Duke fan from Durham County who went State. And Guilford.
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Unverified: The Untold Story Behind The UNC Scandal

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“Unverified” opens tonight at The Varsity theater in downtown Chapel Hill, but Bradley Bethel, the film’s writer and director, was kind enough to share an advanced copy with SportsChannel8 for review. Due to the supercharged nature of the subject matter in our state, we’ll touch on both the film itself, and the backdrop of the… Read more »

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Wrap It Up: The Weekend Review

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North Carolina lost to Texas … Again There’s just something about those damn Longhorns. Or maybe it’s the time of year, and UNC just happens to play Texas a lot in mid-December when the team is traditionally focused on finals and researching which courses they’d like to take in the Spring semester. Either way, it’s… Read more »

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Mailbag: November 18th

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If you’d ever like to get in touch with us about anything, please drop us a note at SportsChannel8NC@gmail.com and we’ll be happy to post it so everyone can see what you sent us privately. Dear SportsChannel8, Might as well call it UNCChannel8 these days. I was seriously hoping once I started following your station that… Read more »