Tag: NFL


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: From NC to (eventually) DC–Rivera? Nah, Jhabvala.

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written by R.L. Bynum Plans for medical school quickly shifted for Jhabvala with two UNC journalism classes Sometimes the timing of good news can also deliver a curveball. Nicki Jhabvala enjoyed covering the Denver Broncos for The Athletic and living near her parents, who moved from Cary to Colorado several years ago. She lived south… Read more »

Media Musings: Panthers Bring Balboni Home

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written by R.L. Bynum  “Balbiz” returns to her home state to cover her home team Growing up in a family of Tar Heels fans, Kristen Balboni remembers riding around Southern Pines in her dad’s Chevy Blazer listening to Woody Durham call North Carolina games. They would also turn the sound down on the television and… Read more »

Media Musings: Keeping Up With The (Jonathan) Jones

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written by R.L. Bynum Jonathan Jones’ NFL job at CBS vastly different than his job was at SI Jonathan Jones had plenty of emotions when TheMaven laid off dozens of Sports Illustrated staffers. It was all empathy for Jones, then an SI national NFL writer, even though he also got laid off. That’s because he… 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 »

Burgundy Blogcast, W9: Redskins Defeat Seahawks

Burgundy Blogcast

Before the Panthers came to town, the most followed NFL team in the Carolinas was the Washington Redskins. For a generation of North Carolinians, an affinity for the team in our nation’s capital still remains. For this reason, SportsChannel8 brings you the Burgundy Blogcast, the official podcast of our good friend Burgundy Blog. Washington comes away… Read more »

Burgundy Blogcast: W6, Redskins Defeat Niners

Burgundy Blogcast

Before the Panthers came to town, the most followed NFL team in the Carolinas was the Washington Redskins. For a generation of North Carolinians, an affinity for the team in our nation’s capital still remains. For this reason, SportsChannel8 brings you the Burgundy Blogcast, the official podcast of our good friend Burgundy Blog. Washington got… Read more »