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Omahurt: The NC State Episode

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We stepped away from MLB/MiLB this week–who wants to hear us rant about foreign substances and uniform checks for an hour anyways. But following NC State’s heartbreaking exit from the College World Series over the weekend, we were joined by Cory Smith (@RCorySmith) from PackPride to talk about this Wolfpack team’s accomplishments this season. Of… Read more »

Media Musings: Pope Christened As Next Wolfpack Beat Writer

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written by R.L. Bynum Pope embraces challenge of following Giglio on N.C. State beat A milestone that most News & Observer readers probably didn’t notice was a proud one for two HBCU graduates. During the 2018 football season, Jonas Pope IV covered a Duke game on the same day that Jonathan Alexander reported from a… Read more »

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 »

The Pep Band Content You Asked For

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Pep Bands play music. Music is just a series of the same 8 notes being repeated in a variety of patterns. Okay, it’s a bit more complicated than that. The notes themselves change based on which key a song is in. Sometimes a song’s key can change midway through. Beyonce’s “Love on Top” showed us… Read more »

Former NFL Player Posts Perfectly Pleasant Prom Picture

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featured image via @CoachDWash20 on Twitter Over the weekend, former NFL kicker Jay Feely tweeted out a picture of his daughter and her prom date/boyfriend, with him a) standing in between them b) not looking happy and, most notably, c) carrying a handgun. The tweet references a scene in Bad Boys 2. Wishing my beautiful daughter… 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 »

Brack8ology: Wolfpack Weekend Watching Edition

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by Josh Goodson We are just 23 days until Selection Sunday. When Debbie Yow hired Kevin Keatts, most knew it was going to be a solid hire–Kevin Keatts even told us, “Kevin Keatts is a winner.” But how many people realistically thought he would have the Wolfpack squarely in the mix of the NCAA Tournament bubble… 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 »