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College & University

Esports quickly expanding in colleges

What was perhaps a wild pipe dream decades ago, merely a Dorito-fueled teenage daydream, has come true: colleges are paying students scholarships to …

High School

ESL partner with University of York for esports education

ESL has entered a partnership with the University of York to offer education based around esports.<p><i>Start training for esports university by finding</i> …

How esports changed the game: From media laughingstock to media craze

eSports

NBC to broadcast $100,000 Rocket League tournament

NBC Sports is the latest traditional broadcaster to get on board the esports bandwagon.<p>NBC is bringing <i>Rocket</i> <i>League</i> to its network of channels …

Rocket League
International Olympic Committee

Tencent wants to invest $15 billion into esports over the next five years

Chinese internet giant Tencent has unveiled a five year plan to accelerate its esports expansion and create a 100-billion-yuan ($14.6 billion) …

Esports Betting, Audience Likely To Grow In Major Way By 2020

Market intelligence company <b>Newzoo</b> has issued its “<b>Global Esports Market Report 2017</b>.” The 119-page report forecasts that the global audience for …

eSports

Esports is far from fulfilling its revenue potential, but growing steadily

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Total time spent watching esports is steadily rising, according to IHS estimates reported on by The Financial Times.<p>More than six billion hours were dedicated to watching …

eSports

The eSports competitive video gaming market continues to grow revenues & attract investors

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>What is eSports? History & Rise of Video Game Tournaments<p>Years ago, eSports was a community of video gamers who would …

eSports

Esports revenues will reach $696M in 2017 and $1.5Bn by 2020

Esports revenues will reach $696 million this year and grow to $1.5 billion by 2020 as brand investment doubles<p>Newzoo, the global leader in esports, …

eSports
Sexual Harassment

Hype Machine: How eSports Keeps Fans Hooked

As eSports grow, so too does its promotional arm. eSports began as a grassroots effort of passion and competition, with competitors sleeping in vans …

League of Legends

U.S. game sales to hit $25.3 billion in 2016, thanks to rapid online growth

U.S. sales of console and PC games are expected to hit $25.3 billion in 2016, up 7.6 percent from $23.5 billion a year earlier, according to a new report from Adobe.<p>The game sector is growing in large part because of booming online games and online game sales, which will account for $11.1 billion …

Basketball
eSports
Basketball

Far From A Waste Of Time, Video Games Are Netting Some Players Millions

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Getting paid to play video games is no longer an impossible dream.<p>Thousands are turning their hobby into a full-time job, …

Gaming

The 17-year-old esports millionaire

American team Evil Geniuses is just one match away from winning almost $9 million in the Dota 2 tournament The International 6. For Syed Sumail …

Genius

CSULB Campus Walk

CSULB Press Conference about the passing of Nohemi Gonzalez in the Paris Attack

RMU from the Air

RMU: A look inside Collegiate LoL esports

Robert Morris University Athletic

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Chicago college first in U.S. to offer video game scholarships to ‘e-athletes’

CHICAGO -- Paying for college an overwhelming prospect for much of America today. What if colleges were willing to pay your kids to do what they love …

How Video Games Became a Varsity Sport at Robert Morris University

Photo: Dave Rentauskas<p>Surreal? You haven’t seen surreal until you’ve seen an ESPN producer, a cameraman, and a giant bearded guy holding a boom mike …