esports

Emmanuel Sanders’ Fangage Platform Hits Stride in Coronavirus Climate

When wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was selected in the third round of the 2010 draft out of SMU, Instagram hadn’t launched yet. Twitter was only four years old and had […]

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Allied Esports Finds New Revenue Stream During Outbreak: Online Gaming

With the vast majority of the sports industry basing its business around live in-person events, many are now looking towards online events in the interim. Even for Allied Esports, the […]

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Topgolf Hangs on to Sponsors and Pushes Simulator Game While Awaiting Return

The coronavirus pandemic forced Topgolf to shutter all brick-and-mortar locations around the world in March.  The decision was an obvious one, YuChiang Cheng, Topgolf Media’s president, said. Like most businesses, […]

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USL Launching Rocket League Tournament Amid Season Pause

The USL is launching a 32-team Rocket League tournament to engage fans and create a fun competition while on-field matches are postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic. It also represents the […]

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NBA 2K League Turns to Fan Tournament While Season is Delayed

The NBA 2K League was set to tip off its third season on March 24, before delaying play over safety concerns relating to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Now, the esports […]

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College Esports to Carry On in Now-Crowded Online Space

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference was set to become one of the first Division I NCAA Conferences to hold its esports championships concurrently with its men’s and women’s basketball championships […]

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Major League Rugby Sends Players Home and Takes Tournament Online

As the timeline for the coronavirus hiatus lengthened, Major League Rugby felt it was right to be among the first organizations to completely shut down its season. With more than […]

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NASCAR Leverages Star Racers In Digital Extension Of Season

On March 22, NASCAR Cup Series drivers Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, and Clint Bowyer were all expected to be featured on FS1 as they raced at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But after […]

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Brands Pivot On Marketing Efforts Amid Coronavirus Cancellations

A global outbreak of Coronavirus has brought much uncertainty to the sports world, and by association the brands that use marquee events to build a rapport with fans. The consensus […]

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Riot Games Postpones Mid-Season Invitational Over Coronavirus

Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends, is postponing its Mid-Season Invitational until July amid the global outbreak of COVID-19. The international tournament pits the winners of spring splits […]

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