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‘BroadcastHER Academy’ Esports and Gaming Fellowship Program for Women Announced

Today the 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF), a national nonprofit that provides micro-grants that support the dreams of talented young women, announces the expansion of the BroadcastHER Academy (powered by Allied Esports & HyperX) into the first-ever esports and gaming fellowship program for high potential women interested in pursuing careers in the industry

Streetwear Designer Jeff Staple Teams up With Overwatch League to Create Esports Kit

The Overwatch League™ today announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration with designer and streetwear powerhouse, Jeff Staple, to reimagine, design, and create an authentic player kit for esports. The new kits, designed in concert with Overwatch League player feedback for a look and feel that’s unique to both traditional sports and esports,

Esports Pitch Fest Hits Orange County, Calif. in Feb.

Black Dog Venture Partners and Black Dog Gaming announced that the 2020 Esports Pitch Fest will be coming to Garden Grove, Calif. on February 28. Connect and network with leading esports and gaming executives, investors, media, esports celebrities and fellow gamers at the esports pitch fest! The full day and evening event

SportBusiness: TeamSpeak connects with Overwatch League

Online communication services provider TeamSpeak has agreed a three-year deal to become an official supplier to esports competition the Overwatch League. From a SportBusiness report: San Diego-headquartered TeamSpeak will develop a custom solution for the Overwatch League based on its existing technology platform. As the official voice supplier for the Overwatch League,

HanesBrands Invests In High School eSports Athletes

Whether on field or online, HanesBrands believes every high school athlete has the heart of a champion. And as the esports season officially kicks off in high schools across the country, the company’s Champion brand will be supporting the sport’s diverse and growing number of participants. Champion is the uniform and fanwear provider of

Chief Marketer: NFL And Susan G. Komen Use Fortnite To Reach Online Gamers

Fortnite at E3 (Credit: Sergey Galyonkin) Millennial gamers love their streaming content on Twitch and YouTube, and marketers are following the eyeballs. With that in mind, Chief Marketer reported that the NFL is partnering with Twitch and Epic Games, publisher of Fortnite, on a series pairing its players and Twitch Streamers, know,

Oakland University First D-1 School To Add Varsity Esports Team In Michigan

From left, Greg Jordan, Director of Campus Recreation and Well Being, Chris Roumayeh, co-owner of Team Renegades, Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, President of Oakland University and Steve Waterfield, Director of Athletics. Oakland University has become the first Division I university in the state of Michigan to formally announce the addition of a varsity esports

Caldwell University Preparing Students For E-Sports Careers

Steve Adubato, longtime New Jersey television host, interviewed Neil Malvone, Assistant Professor, Sport Management, Caldwell (N.J.) University, on the school's new programs helping students prepare for careers in the e-sports industry. The segment aired on Adubato's "One on One" program, locally on PBS. "The jobs are plenty," Malvone said. "There's events

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