Category: Sports


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.
Stat Boi's Track of the Week

Stat Boi’s Track of the Week #2

Articles, Sports, Videos

Stat Boi is back with his track of the week. This time we’re rewinding a little bit – to like a year ago. No, this isn’t exactly the new, new hotness. However, Run the Jewels is never not in style. Believe that. Last weekend, a small gaggle of my friends descended up Austin, Texas for the second… Read more »

NC Map

From the North Cack Stacks: The Weekly Best in NC Sportswriting

Articles, Sports

Greetings, earthlings. It’s Wednesday, which means that it’s time for another edition of our weekly collection of the best writing involving North Carolina sports, past and present athletes, coaches, and other miscellaneous good stuff. Admittedly, it was tough to not just post this one piece of hyperbolic gloriousness from the Technician, and call it a day, but… Read more »

ACC

ACC Football Game Times: October 31st

Sports

We look ahead to Week 9 in the ACC which coincidentally is also Halloween. Last week we got two games in the correct time slot as we predicted both Pitt/Syracuse and BC/Louisville would be 12:00/12:30 kickoffs. Two games (Clemson/Miami and FSU/GT) were given the 6-day hold. UNC not playing noon games is really killing our flow, and… Read more »

Who Wore It Better Bye Week-Mad Cam

Articles, Sports

It was a bye week for the Carolina Panthers and while the sports media spent the week questioning the team’s strength of schedule, we at Sports Channel 8 had other questions. Such as “Is quarterback Cam Newton a fashion copycat?” The bye week gave us time to revisit week 1 and thus fuel our theory:… Read more »

How To Act At Work

How to Act At Work: October 12th

Sports

The weekend is over and it’s off to work on Monday morning, assuming you don’t have off for Columbus Day. Here’s how you should act tomorrow around the office based on how your team did this weekend, using the magic of business stock photos. Duke That guy who’s been downplaying Duke’s chances because of a… Read more »