Category: Sports

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.

Who Wore It Better Week 4-He Blinded Me With Science

Articles, Sports

Each week Richard Averitte, Sportschannel8’s Director of Marketing and Fashion Consultant, and a guest judge break down Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton press conference wardrobe. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton once again led his team to victory on Sunday with a 34-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He also seems to have his post… Read more »

ACC Bowl Projections

ACC Bowl Projections: Week 5

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Dropped out: Georgia Tech Click the image to enlarge. Pool 1 Bowls include (in no order) the Sun Bowl, Belk Bowl, Pinstripe Bowl, and the Music City or TaxSlayer Bowl. See how our bowl projections line up with our Week 5 Power Rankings.

ACC Power Rankings

Giftastic ACC Power Rankings, Week 5


1. Clemson, W vs Notre Dame Went up big against Notre Dame, looked like a blowout, but then had to hang on for dear life. You’re the new leader in the ACC. What can go wrong? 2. Duke, W vs Boston College Defensively dominant. But that offense? 3. FSU, W at Wake Forest Guys…winning by… Read more »

Carolina Panthers

Who Wore It Better: Week 3

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We’re excited to present a new weekly feature by Richard Averitte, Sportschannel8’s Director of Marketing and Fashion Consultant. Carolina Panthers’s QB Cam Newton is putting on a show to start the 2015 season From the “Cam flip” against the Texans in week 2 to yesterday’s three touchdown performance against the Saints, Cam’s got all the… Read more »


ACC Bracketology: October 2nd, 2015

Articles, Sports

ACC basketball practice starts today, so it’s a perfect time to look ahead at who can expect a double-bye as a top-four seed in the 2016 ACC Tournament based on two key factors: How good will the team be on the basketball court How ready are their fans to be done with college football [wpvideo… Read more »

Tailgate Weather

*UPDATED* Potential Rains Threaten CFBDayNC

Articles, GIFs, Sports, Weather

**UPDATED 10-1-2015 @ 8:00PM** This is your final update before tomorrow’s tailgate forecasts are issued. Touching on Joaquin briefly, with it expected to stay out to sea, the storm should have no major impacts on college football this weekend. Much like Mike London, it’ll be nice to watch this storm churn by, flame out, and… Read more »

NC Map

The Best in North Cack Sportswriting: A Weekly Roundup


It’s Wednesday; stop what you’re doing and read about sports. Like right now. Stop. We here at SC8 have curated a small list with some of the best writing from the past week involving North Carolina sports, past and present athletes, and coaches. Enjoy. Senior safety Jeremy Cash has garnered the majority of headlines as… Read more »