Logan Zone Returns to Triangle TV, Radio

Logan Zone

When football season returns, it will mark the return of coach Steve Logan to Triangle sports radio, WRAL-TV and WRALSportsFan.com. Logan, who coached at ECU and, most recently, was on the staff of the San Francisco 49ers, will host weekly football-focused shows on WRAL-TV and on 99.9 FM The Fan. He’ll contribute analysis to WRALSportsFan.com, and […]

An Opening Day Tradition

Durham Bulls Opening Day 2016

When the gates opened at the Durham Bulls last night, heralding the start of the 2016 season, the Bulls continued an Opening Day tradition that began over a decade ago. It’s one of DBBC Sponsorship Account Executive/Radio Broadcaster Patrick Kinas’ favorite things about Opening Day. “I love the Bulls’ tradition of opening the gates on […]

Behind the Scenes Bulls: The Magic of Opening Day

As the Durham Bulls get set to open the ballpark for the first game of the 2016 season tonight, Capcom wondered what the folks who will never take the field think of all the fun.  The Bulls staffers have been working since last September to get ready Opening Night on Thursday, April 7.  We checked […]

CBC History Quiz Retro the ‘70s

Throwback Thursday: CBC History

1. In December, 1976 a new morning program premiered at 6:00 called “Good Morning Five Country” with Ed McIntyre, a co-host, and regular visits by early risers from the CBC Farm Department. Can you name the co-host? A. Charlie Gaddy B. Bobbie Battista C. Bette Elliott D. Nick Pond 2. The February 23, 1978 edition […]

Baseball America: Wool E. Bull Voted Best Mascot in Minors

Wool E. Bull

Just two days before the opening game of the Durham Bulls 2016, their beloved mascot Wool E. Bull is earning honors from Baseball America.  The publication held its first-ever “Best of the Minors” survey this year and released the results on Tuesday, April 5.  The honors for Best Mascot went to a character near and […]

Bull Durham Beer Doubles Offerings for 2016 Season

Bull Durham Brewing Company

The Durham Bulls open their 2016 season on Thursday, April 7, which means Bull Durham Beer Company will be back in full force.  To kick-off the brewers’ second season, they are doubling their beer offerings.  Bull Durham Beer Company is adding a White IPA style and Amber style beers to the returning Kolsch style and […]

Durham Bulls Open Season with Promotion-Packed Homestand

Durham Bulls 2016 Opening Homestand

Opening Day, Fireworks, Meet the Team Event Highlight Season’s First Seven Games The Durham Bulls kick off the 2016 season on Thursday, April 7, when they open a seven-game homestand against the Charlotte Knights and Gwinnett Braves. Opening Day, two fireworks shows and a Meet the Team event highlight the Opening Week festivities. The campaign […]

Net Gain

Durham Bulls

The Durham Bulls’ expanded netting has been installed just in time for Opening Day, April 7th. The old backstop, behind home plate, was about 2400 square feet. The new net, extending to the end of each dugout, is almost 8500 square feet. “I submit that fan protection is improved by 250%,” said Capitol Sports Vice President […]

Durham Bulls, Runaway Clothing Team Up for Uniform Design

DURM Night Uniform

Team Collaborates with Clothing Company to Design Uniforms for ‘DURM Night’ The Durham Bulls and RUNAWAY have collaborated on a uniform design for the team’s first-ever DURM Night, to be held on Thursday, June 9, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The uniform, designed by Durham-based RUNAWAY, is the first Bulls uniform created by a company […]

Tack

Tack

Ned Attayek is a Johnston County boy who became known as “Tack” on WRAL-FM, called “101” back in the ‘70s. Today, he still works at WRAL-FM but has gone high tech as the WRAL-FM Web/Computer Network Supervisor. The name Tack was bestowed upon him by his college buddies who could not properly pronounce Attayek, so […]