Tag: 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.

Chapel Hill cuts varsity football: an 8itorial

8itorials, Opinion

Chapel Hill High School cutting varsity football this week was a big story on the heels of comments made by UNC head coach Larry Fedora about an alleged “attack on football”. The connection between the two stories is obvious, but that doesn’t mean that WRAL’s Marilyn Payne didn’t do an excellent job in executing this… Read more »

Good NC State beats Bad Pitt


Who won? NC State won 35-17 on the road at Pitt. Why? NC State is actually really good. Pitt is not good.  GIF: via GIPHY What people are talking about? State fans not being used to this position are having all kinds of conversations right now. Might NC State be the best team in the ACC… Read more »


Daniel Jones and the D lead Duke over Northwestern


Who won? Duke destroyed Northwestern 41-17.  Why? Daniel Jones had over 300 yards passing and 100 yards rushing coupled with a great effort from Duke’s defense.  GIF: All the NFL GMs who need a QB right now when they watch Daniel Jones via GIPHY What people are talking about? Daniel Jones being the real deal… Read more »

Heels Help Heisman Bid for Louisville’s Lamar Jackson


Who won? Louisville ran away from UNC in the 4th quarter, winning 47-35 Why? Lamar Jackson threw for nearly 400 yards, ran for over 100 yards, while UNC is still trying to figure out who should be their quarterback GIF via GIPHY What people are talking about? UNC fans are probably discussing the basketball schedule release. What should… Read more »


Hi Diddle Dee Dee The Pirates are Stinky


Who won? West Virginia Mountaineers beat ECU Pirates 56-20 Why? ECU is super bad.  GIF: ECU fans right now  via GIPHY What people are talking about? Is it already time for Coach Scottie Montgomery to go? ECU fans are used to a winning tradition and the last year has made a once proud fanbase, become… Read more »

State Rounds up Herd


Who won? NC State Rounds up Herd, 37-20. Why? Airius Moore intercepted a pass in the end zone at the end of the fourth quarter, otherwise it would’ve been 37-27. GIF What people are talking about? Wolfpack responded well in the second half and still have a shot at a successful season. What should people… Read more »

College Football Betting

College Football Week 2: NC School Betting Picks


We head to week 2 of the college football season. Last week our “leans” were kind of trash. We nailed the UNC/Cal game but beyond that oof. Let’s take a look at some betting trends! Week 2: Duke +3 vs Northwestern (Over/Under 55) – Duke has played Northwestern the last two seasons. They have failed… Read more »