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The second largest crowd to watch an NHL hockey game fills the Cotton Bowl during the second period of the NHL Winter Classic hockey game between the Dallas Stars and the Nashville Predators in Dallas. Photo: Jeffrey McWhorter/AP Images

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
NHL Cancels Winter Classic, All-Star Weekend for 2021

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play. Click here for earlier coverage of the coronavirus’ impact on sports events. […]

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L.A. Kings and L.A. Galaxy Sign Esports Entertainment Group as Official Esports Tournament Provider

AEG has signed an agreement with Esports Entertainment Group that will make the organizer the official esports tournament provider for the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings and Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy. Under the terms of the agreement brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, Esports Entertainment Group will host branded tournaments for the Kings […]

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ESL, DreamHack Announce Merger

Esports organizers ESL Gaming and DreamHack will be merging, although the companies will remain individually in their respective specialties. According to multiple reports, ESL co-CEOs Ralf Reichert and Craig Levine will lead the new company, which is called ESL Gaming. DreamHack Chief Executive Officer Marcus Lindmark will continue to run the gaming festivals which take […]

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IESF Adds Five More Member Nations to Federation

The International Esports Federation has added five more member nations, bringing the international federation’s total count up to 71. Argentina and Guatemala join from the Americas, Uzbekistan from Asia and Norway and Ireland from Europe have joined the largest unifying body for Esports throughout the world. “After 12 years of history, IESF is now over […]

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Gen.G, Eastern Michigan Start Esports Partnership

Gen.G will be partnering with Eastern Michigan University for a multiyear program that brings esports to the school along with several high school and women’s gaming initiatives, the latest move into the collegiate gaming space for the global esports organization. The program will include a Futures Program, High School Invitational and Women in Gaming Summer […]

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University of Kentucky Partners with Gen.G for Gaming Program

The University of Kentucky will be partnering with Gen.G to build a global gaming and esports program as part of a larger campus initiative to become more involved in the esports ecosystem. The program will focus on three pillars of academic, community and professional development in collaboration with the UK esports Club. The partnership between […]

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