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The U.S. Supreme Court has had more than a passing influence in the world of sports. Whether it was the 1972 Curt Flood case that upheld Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, a 1984 antitrust case involving the NCAA that allowed conferences to sell their own TV rights and paved the way for gigantic media rights […]

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Valley Forge to Host Festival Featuring Esports

The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board and the Global Esports Association have announced that The Game Together Tour will be staged at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. The event, August 25–29, will feature Happening Aug. 25-29, the Game Together Valley Forge event will feature a seven vs. seven flag football tournament, esports […]

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Pittsburgh Knights and PNC Extend Esports Partnership

The Pittsburgh Knights esports team and PNC Bank have announced an extension on their sponsorship agreement that will see them align through 2024. Under terms of the extension, the Pittsburgh-based PNC will be a preferred banking partner of Knights Nation. The esports organization and PNC began partnering last year with one goal being to address […]

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NECC Esports Signs Media Deal With Collegiate Sports Management Group

NECC Esports, a collegiate esports organization that includes more than 90 institutions, has signed a multi-media rights and sponsorship representation agreement with Collegiate Sports Management Group. The National Esports Collegiate Conference began play in fall 2020 and has seen rapid growth. Participating teams compete in a range of titles that include Hearthstone, Overwatch, Rainbow Six […]

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Denver Broncos Partner With Esports Entertainment Group as Esports Tournament Cub Provider

The Denver Broncos will use Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., to be the team’s esports tournament provider as part of a multi-year agreement under which EEG will operate esports tournaments for the Broncos on its Esports Gaming League platform. EEG will leverage player imagery within the Broncos local market and work with players to create custom […]

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NASCAR Adds Chicago Street Course to iRacing Series

The eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series on June 2 will have drivers virtually race on a street circuit set in downtown Chicago, connecting some of Chicago’s landmark streets as well as around Grant Park on a 2.2-mile course. The series’ second season started March 24 with a race on the dirt track at Bristol Motor […]

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Events DC Launches Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference

Events DC will launch its own collegiate esports conference in partnership with Game Gym that will host competitions and other esports programs for colleges and universities in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. The Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference will be designed to create local rivalries and foster friendly competition among the participating universities and support the development […]

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Allied Esports Deploys Mobile Gaming Arena to Texas Mall

Allied Esports is bringing esports to the mall, announcing a three-day event at Brookfield Properties’ First Colony Mall in Sugar Land, Texas. The event will be staged with the help of the Allied Esports Truck, an 18-wheel, 80-foot, 35-ton mobile gaming competition arena that will be stationed on the south end of the First Colony […]

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Artie Starrs Named CEO of Topgolf

Topgolf Entertainment Group has named Artie Starrs as the new chief executive officer at Topgolf, effective April 5. Starrs will be responsible for the continued growth and expansion of Topgolf, which is now owned by parent company Callaway Golf. Starrs previously worked for Yum! Brands, most recently as global CEO for Pizza Hut, overseeing the […]

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Full Sail Signs Esports Naming Rights Deal with Orlando Health

The esports venue at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, has a new name as Orlando Health has signed a naming rights agreement for the competition space. The 11,200-square-foot venue, first known as The Fortress, will now be called Full Sail University Orlando Health Fortress. The $6 million arena, which opened in 2019 and […]

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