Tag: ACC football


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.
ACC Bowl Projections

ACC Bowl Projections: Week 8

Articles, Sports

Pool 1 Bowls include the Sun, Pinstripe, Belk, and Music City/TaxSlayer Bowls (in no order). Notre Dame can replace any ACC team in the Russell Athletic Bowl, Pool 1, or lower provided the Irish are not more than two games behind the team they’d replace. Should the ACC place a team in the Playoff, the 2nd… Read more »

Football

Who You Should Cheer Against This Weekend: Week 8

Duke First, with an eye on the national scene, you got a good result last night when #20 Cal got pounded by UCLA. You also got a not-so-great result as Temple came from behind to beat ECU, but the Owls play Notre Dame next week so there’s another chance to jump ahead of Temple in… Read more »

ACC

ACC Football Game Times: November 7th

After correctly predicting the time for 3 of the 5 Halloween games, we are finally figuring this out. There are 2 monstrous ACC games with division implications this week. We also are confident that College Gameday could be coming to a town in ACC land. Maybe even the 919? NC State @ Boston College: 3:00 RSN… Read more »

ACC Bowl Projections

ACC Bowl Projections: Week 7 – CORRECTION

Pool 1 Bowls include the Sun, Pinstripe, Belk, and Music City/TaxSlayer Bowls (in no order). Notre Dame can replace any ACC team in the Russell Athletic Bowl, Pool 1, or lower provided the Irish are not more than two games behind the team they’d replace. Should the ACC place a team in the Playoff, the… Read more »

How To Act At Work

How to Act at Work: October 19th

Sports

Living in North Carolina, chances are high that your office is full of Big Four fans. Here’s how you should act around them, depending on which team is yours, through the magic of stock business images. North Carolina Today is your day, UNC fan. With Duke and NC State off this weekend, both sets of… Read more »

NC Map

What’s going on this weekend in NC sports

Articles, Sports

There’s a light slate of games this weekend in the ACC as several teams enjoy the week off, but that doesn’t make this weekend any less important for our favorite local teams. Here’s what you should be watching, and who you should be cheering against. Basketball Pretty much everyone outside of Durham might want to… Read more »

College Football Betting

Against The Spread: Week 7

Only five games on the slate this weekend, so not much opportunity for Josh Goodson, our Director of Research & Gambling, to gain much ground on the rest of the field. In fact, his 9-17-1 record against the spread is so bad that the station is stripping him of his SportsChannel8 Employee of the Year… 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 »