Tales of the Turf


The latest from “Note to Self,” the blog of Capitol Sports Vice President George Habel We are only seven homes games into the 2016 season, but Goodmon Field is in for industrial strength lawn care this week. Now that Duke calls the DBAP its home field, there have already been 40 “turf events” here dating […]

Duke, Capitol Broadcasting and IMG Continue Partnership


Buzz Sports Radio (WDNC), heard in Raleigh on 99.3FM/620AM and in Durham on 96.5FM/620AM and 99.9HD2, will continue its decades-long relationship as the flagship radio home and play-by-play rights holder for Duke University football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball, after signing a multi-year agreement with Blue Devil Sports IMG Network. Along with football, men’s and […]

NABJ Honors WRAL-TV Retiree Clarence Williams with Achievers Award

Clarence Williams

WRAL-TV Anchor/Reporter Ken Smith recently had the honor of presenting a prestigious award to a CBC legend.  Retired WRAL-TV Director/Producer Clarence Williams received National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Region III Achievers Award in a special ceremony in Memphis, TN, on Saturday, April 9, 2016. The NABJ Region III Achievers Award is the equivalent of […]

Man on the Moon

Neil Armstrong & WRAL's Bill Armstrong

In 1963, WRAL News director and anchor Bill Armstrong landed an interview with NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong, no relation, at the Morehead Planetarium in Chapel Hill. Neil Armstrong and other astronauts were there January 28-30, 1963 learning about celestial navigation. He would return to the planetarium 10 more time before the end of the decade […]

Microspace Produces Senator Burr’s Weekly GOP Address (Response to the President)

Senator Richard Burr

MCC Director of Video Services Josh Clary shared an experience he had working with a U.S. Senator  in the Microspace studios with Capcom: North Carolina Senator Richard Burr was recently a guest in Microspace’s Video Services studio filming a live interview for CNN. While here, Senator Burr mentioned that he also needed (at a future date) […]

Bulls Help Present ‘Jackie Robinson’ Documentary on UNC-TV

Jackie Robinson documentary

Just in time for baseball season, UNC-TV presents the much-anticipated Ken Burns documentary about the tumultuous life and times of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, the man who broke baseball’s color barrier and ushered in not only a new era in sports, but a new era in the long struggle for the civil rights of African-American people. […]

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 […]