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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.

Open Letter To UVa Fan from SportsChannel8

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Dear UVa Fan: Congratulations on making the National Title game! We’re proud of the season you had and although you won’t hear us doing any A-C-C chants tonight, it is nice to have other teams in the conference do some of the heavy lifting to ensure our status as “best basketball conference.” Can you believe… Read more »

1/16 Day: SportsChannel8 Takeover of The David Glenn Show

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In case you weren’t aware, 1/16 is a holiday around these parts. Happy 1-16 day. Join us as we fill in for DG on the @DavidGlennShow from 12-3. We will recap last night, have tons of fun and we have one special guest today. UMBC Head Basketball Coach Ryan Odom joins us at 2pm —… Read more »

UVa Earns Postseason Win In Charlotte

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It’s the Belk Bowl, babbbyyyy! You love it. We love it. And it never disappoints. Yes, the 2018 Belk Bowl featured a school that SC8 has repeatedly, non-sensically, and ceaselessly mocked since its basketball team lost in embarrassing, historic fashion right here in Charlotte earlier this year (UVa) vs. a team that – well – is from… Read more »

Virginia Beats UNC. Wins ACC.

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by R.L. Bynum NEW YORK — Even when it’s going well, facing Virginia is a torturous test. North Carolina hung on for so long and came close but could never erase its second-half deficit. When the Tar Heels made mistakes that they were able to survive against Duke a night earlier, the Cavaliers instead took… 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 »

Week 8 Giftastic ACC Football Power Rankings

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NC State stayed at home and worked on how to lose to Notre Dame, Wake Forest couldn’t handle Georgia Tech, and Duke couldn’t get out of their own way against Pitt. And UNC…my god, where to start? Here are the Week 8 Giftastic ACC Football Power Rankings! 1. NC State OFF State didn’t play this… Read more »

Week 6 Giftastic ACC Football Power Rankings

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Our mission at Sportschannel8 is, and will always be, to accurately report news using a different lens to offer a unique, often humorous, perspective. Some stories, like the tragedy we’re learning about today in Las Vegas, need to have a singular perspective. Love and respect each other. Value life. Protect each other from the evil… Read more »

Week 4 Giftastic ACC Football Power Rankings

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There were some big-time matchups (well, we thought they would be) this week as Clemson battled Louisville and VT headed to Greenville, NC. Then we had the ho-hum out-of-conference games before ACC play gets ramped up. Some expected results and spectacular fails. Here are the Week 4 Giftastic ACC Football Power Rankings. 1. Clemson W… Read more »