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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: Kirschner Reflects On Working With Dean and Roy

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written by R.L. Bynum Kirschner has seen a lot working with two legendary basketball coaches  At least the second time a Hall of Fame UNC men’s basketball coach retired, Steve Kirschner didn’t need to convince him to hold a press conference. Anybody in sports information would be lucky to work with one Hall of Fame… Read more »

Carmichael: on the corner of South Road and Memory Lane

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written by R.L. Bynum Carmichael will always be a special place It doesn’t matter that North Carolina’s opponent today is only Wofford. I can’t wait to be in Carmichael Auditorium (no, it will never be Carmichael Arena to me) for the game. As a kid growing up in a house on Franklin Street (near Eastgate),… Read more »

Media Musings: Alexander Provides Southern Hospitality For Hurricanes Opposing Broadcasts

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By R.L. Bynum Visiting NHL radio crews depend on local engineers New York fans listening to Islanders radio broadcasts of this week’s two playoff games in Raleigh will probably have no idea that a North Carolina resident is responsible for the professional sound quality they are hearing. Because an engineer isn’t part of the travel… Read more »

Media Musings: “Saint” Ives Helps Make The GameDay Hoops Crew Look Good

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by R.L. Bynum UNC alum a key part of ESPN’s College GameDay basketball broadcasts When an ESPN College GameDay broadcast starts Saturday morning during basketball season, most of the hardest work is done for the show’s main researcher. The rest of the week is much busier for Bryan Ives, a 31-year-old UNC alum from Charlotte… 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 »

Media Musings: Inside Inside Carolina

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By R.L. Bynum Inside Carolina one of nation’s most popular independent school-focused athletic sites The future for the newspaper industry is gloomy as companies focuses on growing digital revenue, knowing that it’s only a matter of time before print dies. Although Inside Carolina’s business model is vastly different, the website has shown that there can… Read more »

UNC Loses To Texas A&M in Charlotte. Blame Charlotte.

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featured image courtesy goheels.com/J.D Lyon Jr By R.L. Bynum CHARLOTTE — For the second night in three days, the same Charlotte arena that will be host for the ACC Tournament next season turned into a house of horrors for an ACC team. Two nights after Virginia became the first No. 1 seed to lose to… Read more »