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Activision Blizzard’s eSports League Is One Step Closer to Becoming Like Traditional Sports

Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch esports venture is one step closer to becoming a traditional sports league. Last year the video game maker launched the Overwatch League – a competitive esports league...

Riot Partners with Nielsen for eSports Monitoring

The companies confirmed that Nielsen will evaluate the League of Legends Championship Series in North America and the League of Legends European Championship, along with a select group of...

The Global Esports Awards Are Moving from London to Arlington’s Esports Stadium

Arlington has found another 1-up in the esports industry by landing the next Esports Awards ceremony for the city's massive esports stadium. The Esports Awards, a 3-year-old annual event that...
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How the Seattle Seahawks Use Data to Win — On and Off the Field

The Seattle Seahawks have the NFL’s second-best winning percentage since 2012. One of the secrets to that success may lie within the team’s sports science department. Seattle has separated itself...
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How a Luxury Watch Brand Became a Pioneering Force in Motorsport

In 1958, when Jack Heuer was 26, he participated in an automobile rally in his native Switzerland. He had just graduated from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich,...
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The Switch’s VP of Gaming Sees Esports Ahead of Traditional Sports in Key Areas

The Switch, a managed private cloud service provider for the broadcast media industry, is heading into esports. With a broadcast track record that includes events like the Superbowl and...
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Following Strong Second Year, NHL Execs See Big Future for Esports

NHL executives, including Commissioner Gary Bettman, are pleased with the first two years of the league’s esports endeavor. Now, there are high hopes for the future, which could include...
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Intel’s Been Educating the Olympics Committee About the Potential of eSports

Intel has been helping the International Olympic Committee understand what this whole esports thing is, with a potential view to it becoming a recognised Olympic sport. Given the continued...
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Rays to Explore Splitting Home Games Between Tampa and Montreal

Major League Baseball has given the Tampa Bay Rays permission to explore the possibility of becoming a two-city team, commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday at the owners' meeting in...
Shanghai Welcomes F1

After 1,000 Races What Does China Mean to F1?

Formula One swung through Shanghai, China for the circuit’s 1,000th ever race last weekend. The Chinese Grand Prix, held annually since 2004, attracts more than 100,000 fans to the...