Tag: NCFC


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.

#919toMLS – 8 hard truths to consider

8itorials, Opinion

With the MLS in Raleigh today to talk expansion, here are 8 truths, some of them uncomfortable, about the possibility of the Triangle adding another top-level professional team: 1. Soccer is awesome and nobody cares if you think otherwise I’m talking to you, dinosaur. Yeah, those jokes about orange slices and juice boxes were funny… Read more »

From the North Cack Stacks: The Weekly Best in NC Sports Media

Articles

As baseball and soccer become the main focus of the sports world (look, it’s what we have…deal with it), journalists are killing time before they can give you their college football previews–but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still cranking out good work. Here’s some of the best: -Despite falling 3-2 to the Houston Dynamo of… Read more »