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Could eSports Be Bigger Than Traditional Sports - Boss Magazine With a lot of American sports only pitting players against their fellow countrymen, many people in the country are seeking out eSports a way to compete on the world stage. The United States is now home to some of the biggest eSports teams in the world, with FaZe Clan being one of the best-known names.

Gagucas to head Rio Grande eSports program RIO GRANDE, Ohio - If Alex Gagucas feels a little like Capt. James T. Kirk heading up the crew of the starship Enterprise, who can blame him? After all, he's preparing "to boldly go where no man has gone before".

Major League Baseball Players Lace Up eSports Season With Sony Interactive Opening Day 2020 came and went without peanuts, Cracker Jack or a single pitch, but a Major League Baseball season got under way today - virtually. MLB and its players union have teamed with Sony Interactive Entertainment for an esports challenge featuring one player from each team in an online showdown.

The Key To Esports' OTT Success But with consumers starting to experience subscription fatigue due to growing bundle size - dominated by massive SVOD services like Netflix, HBO, Amazon, and Disney - there is a huge opportunity for the curation of ad-supported, longtail niche content channels.

How to watch this weekend's top Esports races IndyCar's official iRacing Challenge and Torque Esports' All-Star Series return this weekend. Here's how you can watch the action.

New esports management company Forevr, to feature ‘Dota 2’ and ‘CS:GO’ players as clients A new esports management company Forevr, has featured some of Dota 2 and CS:GO's top players as their clients. The company's clientele includes two-time TI-winning captain Johan "N0tail" Sundstein from OG, the team's midlaner Topias "Topson" Taavitsainen, and Na'vi CS:GO player Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev.

MLB, MLBPA create players-only esports league Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are joining in the fast-growing movement to develop player-driven esports events during the ongoing industry shutdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

TeamSpeak appoints Gen.G co-founder Kent Wakeford to board of advisors Online communications company TeamSpeak has appointed Kent Wakeford, Vice Chairman and Co-founder of Gen.G, to its board of advisors. Wakeford is joined by Michael Howse and Greg Ballard, both of which are General Partners of Eleven Ventures, as new additions to the board.

Nielsen: Esports make Lando Norris one of F1's biggest - PlanetF1 Lando Norris is currently one of Formula 1's most popular drivers thanks to his active online presence, according to analytics company Nielsen. Since the suspension of the Formula 1 season, the McLaren man has taken the world of Esports by storm, winning various events and getting audiences in the tens of thousands for his live streams.

Petrucci seeks advice from Ducati Esports star for MotoGP Virtual Race Danilo Petrucci has turned to Ducati's Esports rider Andrea Saveri for guidance and tips as he looks to get up to speed before making his MotoGP Virtual Race debut this weekend.

Method enters long-term partnership with DouYu British organisation Method has established a long-term partnership with Chinese live streaming platform DouYu. The deal will see Method broadcast its Race to World First event on DouYu's platform. RELATED: Live streaming service DouYu raises $775M through U.S.

Villeneuve to race in Esports legends race Jacques Villeneuve is the latest Formula 1 World Champion to join the world of Esports, signing up for The Race's 'Legends Trophy'.

CSGO Source 2 speculation just got a little hyped with an incoming unknown map A sneaky update from Valve hints at a massive Source 2 port around the corner.

Hitmarker and New Level Recruiting partner for executive market Gaming and esports job platform Hitmarker has established a partnership with recruitment agency New Level Recruiting. The deal will see Hitmarker better cater to those searching for executive and leadership job roles in North America. RELATED: Hitmarker recruits social platform eFuse for partnership.

ESPN to air Torque Esports' The Race All-Star Series Torque Esports has entered a broadcast partnership with ESPN for live coverage of its sim racing tournaments. From April 11th, ESPN will broadcast The Race All-Star Series' All-Star Cup and Legend Trophy live on ESPN2. RELATED: ESPN to broadcast LCS Spring Split Playoffs.

Esports to be on safer grounds during Corona Pandemic The safer grounds of Esports. Esports is on safer grounds because all the live events involving the audience have been cancelled. League of Legends championship, ESL, Rocket League, Overwatch and many more live events have been postponed. However, online plays are still on going.

Valorant devs edge past streamers summ1t and shroud in an exhibition match Top streamers such as Shroud and Summit1G went against Riot developers in a competitive Valorant showmatch, and it sure did show the fans how to play the agents and the game overall.

Alcohol, Influencers, and eSports Now I love a drink as much as the next person, but as we all know, there are plenty of laws surrounding the consumption of alcohol; from who can drink, to where we can drink. But these rules also extend to how alcohol is advertised to us, and in a digital age, advertisers must be careful not to violate any of these.

Syracuse's esports teams highlight the value of collaboration In Evan Ridge's five years of playing competitively, the captain of SU's Overwatch team - one of six teams representing the school in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference - has noticed esports opens a door for relationships through its emphasis on collaboration.

Esports: Online competition continues in light of COVID-19 While the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the cancellation of all NCAA tournaments, several collegiate esports leagues across the country are continuing without pause.

How Significant is esports in Education? Many teenagers, children, and adults love playing videogames as a part of their entertainment part. Videogames were first introduced in the early 80s, but their attractiveness is still evident until now. The edports game defines a competitive type of videogame.

Andy Murray swaps tennis for eSports as he signs up to play in Virtual Madrid Open tournament Andy Murray will swap a tennis racket for a games controller when he takes part in a virtual Madrid Open later this month. The Scot and Lucas Pouille were announced as the first two ATP players in the draw on Thursday night, as the tennis world raises money during the coronavirus pandemic.

Potential of Real Estate Properties Used for Esports In their joint white paper, Drees and Sommer and CSIGHT describe the status quo in the esports and gaming markets in Asia and Europe, develop the first ever typology of esports events and the necessary venues, and highlight what each type of event needs in such a venue.

Solo Q: Red Bull's 1v1 League of Legends tournament returns with a new name, Ireland qualifiers start April 16th The Red Bull 1v1 League of Legends competition - previously known as Player One - is back. It's now known as Red Bull Solo Q and is billed as the 'official' 1v1 League of Legends tournament. Last year, 25,000 registrants from 29 countries took part, with BlueSpirits winning the UK final and Canada's Jumong winning the overall tournament.

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