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Happiness and Success

What does it take to be successful? One survey of former NFL players sought the answer from some of the toughest individuals in the world. As part of …

What I Learned Watching One of the Best in the World—in a Game Where He Never Played a Spell

Magic is a competitive game—everyone is always trying to gain an edge. We all know the smallest margins can be the difference between a great result …

Facebook is now financing esports for its new video tab

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Professional video game teams and other esports organizations are being paid by Facebook to create esports programming.<p>The social network has signed contracts with five …

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Is SKT T1's dominance good for League of Legends?

The whole point of esports, presumably, is to win. That’s why they set up the massive arenas and stadiums, lay out stages, set up teams, bring …

Traditional sports have an esports problem

Professional sports leagues like the NFL and the NBA are about to face a major challenge called “the march of time.”<p>Young Americans, or “millennials,” (the generation that was born from the mid-1980s through the early 2000s) are split in terms of their loyalty to traditional sports and competitive …

Sports Industry

Overwatch Still Isn't Ready To Be A Top Esport

Over the weekend, Blizzard hosted the first round of qualifiers for <i>Overwatch</i>’s Contenders series, aka the minor league to the upcoming <i>Overwatch</i> …

Introducing three new esports sites

Heroes Never Die, The Rift Herald and The Flying Courier<p>I’ve long been frustrated by the traditional gaming press’s inability to best serve many of our industry’s largest audiences. Some games have such large fandoms that the generalist nature of publications like Polygon means we’re simply …

Two days with the Alpha: Behind the scenes with Victor "Punk" Woodley

It's a warm, sunny Thursday outside the Turner studios in Atlanta, Georgia, but you wouldn't know it from inside Studio J, where TNT's Inside the NBA …

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Takeaways from the Manila Masters

The Manila Masters represented an interesting time in competitive Dota 2.<p>It came to us just as the first level of the metagame was unveiled at the …

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