July 23, 2020

Twitch Sports Category launched with success

Amazon-owned Twitch has a near-monopoly on gaming and esports live-streaming. To expand the monopoly, the company is now looking to expand beyond esports with a newly launched Twitch sports category. This category will include streams from football teams like Real Madrid, Arsenal, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain. It will also include the existing NBA, NHL, RFL, […]

April 14, 2020

eMLS comes to Fox Sports

In a continuing effort to produce new content during the COVID-19 outbreak, FOX Sports announced a new partnership to bring eMLS to television. The five-episode event features one player from participating Major League Soccer teams playing FIFA with their esports counterparts. Starting April 19, 4 of the 12 participating teams will face off in a […]

January 3, 2020

2020 OWL burdens teams with big travel costs

With Blizzard’s plans for Overwatch League’s international roadshow quickly approaching, many begin to question the viability of the impending travel costs. Both physical and financial costs may be too much for players. Blizzard released this information in August 2019 along with their entire schedule for 2020. However, the conversation about the changes never made headway […]

December 18, 2019

League of Legends 2019’s third most popular sport

Riot Games revealed that the 2019 League of Legends Championship Series Grand Finals between G2 Esports and FunPlus Phoenix was the most-watched game in League of Legends history. G2 Esports and FunPlus Phoenix faced off this year in the World Championship Grand Finals. The Chinese esports team took home the trophy after a dominating performance […]

December 18, 2019

Olympic Committee details new plan for esports

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – The International Olympic Committee published an updated stance on esports. As part of a press announcement covering the committee meeting, the IOC took another look at esports in regards to the Olympics. After receiving a report from the Chair of the Esports and Gaming Liaison Group, Union Cycliste Internationale President David Lappartient, […]

December 11, 2019

Esports joins the Emmy Awards

Esports recorded tremendous growth over the last ten years, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Especially, as it gets a category for outstanding coverage at next year’s Sports Emmy Awards. Esports gets its own category dedicated to outstanding coverage. Growth partly comes from partnering with established world brands. This provides increases in tournament […]

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