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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: Wes Durham, The Mayor of the ACC, Stays Busy


By R.L. Bynum   Hectic travel schedule the norm for Wes Durham When football and into basketball seasons overlap, it’s always a crazy time for college beat writers. None of them deal with the airport-hopping madness that Wes Durham, the unofficial Voice of the ACC, experiences. He’s a sports broadcaster with many hats, and that… Read more »

Media Musings: Sports Reporters Flourish in Florence Coverage

By R.L. Bynum Sports journalists pitched in on Florence coverage This wasn’t the time to “stick to sports.” Like September Major League Baseball call-ups, sports journalists around the Triangle and across the state added depth to news teams and provided the needed personnel to cover the scope of Hurricane Florence and its aftermath. Thursday, Sept…. Read more »

Mini-Media Musings: The Athletic Nabs Its Panthers Writer


By R.L. Bynum Lead Panthers writer at The Charlotte Observer headed to The Athletic The Athletic has lured some top sports writers away from newspapers but hasn’t always been able to get all its targets to jump. In two North Carolina cases, the subscription site has been successful with one target and has possibly failed… Read more »

Media Musings: Friday Night Augmented Reality


by R.L. Bynum Augmented reality comes to Friday night football Area high school football will enter a state of augmented reality this season … at least when it comes to two WRAL shows. AR has become increasingly popular in sports programming, and you’ll see a lot of it this season, beginning Friday night, on the… Read more »