Category: 8itorials

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.

Unverified: The Untold Story Behind The UNC Scandal


“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 »