Instagram 12.17

Safety is Priority Before Return to Play, Says NBA Union Director

Going six weeks without sports is making the fandom world start to go a bit stir-crazy, but NBA Players Association Executive Director Michele Roberts has a firm message: Don’t rush things. “Our fans are more loyal than I think many of us appreciate,” Roberts said during the final virtual Sports Business Journal/CAA World of Sports […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
ActivisionBlizzard

Activision Blizzard Makes YouTube Its Exclusive Streaming Partner

Activision Blizzard and Google have announced a multiyear strategic relationship that will have YouTube as the exclusive streaming partner worldwide, excluding China, for live broadcasts of Overwatch League, Call of Duty League, Hearthstone Esports and more. The deal was announced right before the inaugural Call of Duty League’s city-based setup began with 12 teams competing […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Outlaws

Houston Outlaws Sold to Media Company

The Overwatch League‘s Houston Outlaws have been sold by Immortals Gaming Club to new ownership in Beasley Media Group ahead of the 2020 season. Immortals took ownership of the Outlaws in June after buying the team’s parent company, Infinite Esports and Entertainment. Immortals took over Houston with the focus on selling the team given its […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Immortals

Immortals Gaming Club Acquires Infinite Esports & Entertainment

Immortals Gaming Club has acquired Infinite Esports & Entertainment, the parent company of the OpTic Gaming esports organization. The transaction, which was valued at more than $100 million, makes IGC one of the world’s largest esports organizations and gives the company a presence in the largest franchised leagues in professional esports. With the move, IGC will […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :