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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.

Media Musings: Your favorite school’s best recruiter might be their social media team

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By R.L. Bynum Social media has become key recruiting tool for college athletics programs Years ago, social media accounts were just nice to have for college sports information departments, which were more concerned with assisting the media. It’s still important for SIDs to give sports writers and broadcasters access and extensive information. But social media… Read more »

Heels D up in Brooklyn, Will Face Hoos In Final

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by R.L. Bynum NEW YORK — The tough North Carolina defense that disappeared late in the regular season has turned up in Brooklyn. That has been bad news for the Tar Heels’ opponents. For the second consecutive night, UNC faced a team that shredded its defense in the second halves of the two regular-season-ending losses…. Read more »

Media Musings: FBI Coverage Gets Clicks–Was It Fair?

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by R.L. Bynum Was treatment of FBI story–on the web, in print; national and local–a fair presentation? There is quite a bit of difference between a player who is reportedly accused of accepting thousands of dollars in loans from an agent and players who are reportedly accused of being linked to a meal with an… Read more »

Future Celebrity Attendee of UNC-Duke Games Marvin Bagley Leads Devils’ Revenge Win

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by R.L. Bynum Who won? DURHAM — North Carolina blew a 13-point second-half lead when Marvin Bagley got Duke’s offense rolling and the Tar Heels’ offense stagnated in a 74-64 Blue Devils victory on Saturday night. The ball movement that got UNC such good shots disappeared and its lead soon followed. Bagley scored 18 of… Read more »

UNC beat Duke

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8 Things from Duke-UNC, Round 1 by R.L. Bynum Who won? CHAPEL HILL — After No. 9 Duke seemingly couldn’t miss in the first half, North Carolina took control with a 16-4 run early in the second half and survived going scoreless for more than 4.5 second-half minutes. The Tar Heels won 82-78 on Thursday… Read more »

The Duke-UNC Drinking Game

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ICYMI, Duke faces UNC Thursday night in Chapel Hill. With neither team in the national top 5 nor the hunt for the ACC regular season title, the game may seem to casual observers to be a step back from the top tier events the games have often been. In order to step it back up,… Read more »

Against The Spread: NC State-UNC, Virginia-Duke

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by Josh Goodson The Triangle (and CBS viewers) get treated to an early afternoon doubleheader Saturday as NC State takes on UNC in Chapel Hill in the renewal of their rivalry, while Duke hosts Virginia in a battle of two top 5 teams. What does recent Vegas history tell us about these match-ups? N.C. State… Read more »