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Fortnite Meets Formula One At World’s Fastest Gamer Competition

Eden Games This is where Fortnite meets Formula One. And it's a wildly exciting meeting point. When the next champion crosses the finish line as The World's Fastest Gamer, they will get a prize worth $1-million. And that's just the tip of the iceberg in a sector that Goldman Sachs predicts will top $1 billion by

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

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

WaPo: Esports tournament aims to push students toward STEM

The Washington Post covered the EliteGamingLive event in Annapolis, Md., highlighting how the middle school students from Annapolis M.S. and Bates M.S. benefited from competing in the tournament. “We don’t tell kids that they should be a professional video gamer. … Going pro for gamers can be something completely different than

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