This esports franchise is getting a $50 million arena alongside Philadelphia’s NBA, NFL, and MLB teams

An esports team will soon have their very own $50 million arena in the heart of the Philadelphia Sports Complex, based on a proposal announced today by Comcast Spectacor and The Cordish Companies. Comcast wants to build the arena to house the Philadelphia Fusion, the team they built to compete in the Overwatch League. The new…

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Esports: Is this Israel’s next ‘athletic’ frontier?

Israel has developed its prowess in technology verticals focused on solving security and business problems. But alongside the well-known areas of cybersecurity, blockchain, and AI, new areas of consumer-based technologies have also emerged – such as sports technology, and in particular electronic sports (esports) — competitive video gaming. Esports is a worldwide phenomenon among Gen-Zers, who…

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FC Barcelona expands into Rocket League

Spanish football club FC Barcelona has expanded its presence in esports by signing aRocket League roster. The newly-signed team will debut in the European division of the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) on April 7th. Logo credit: FC Barcelona Signing the roster that previously competed under the guise of ‘Savage!’, the club will be represented by Adrián “Bymateos” Mateos, David “Deevo”…

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ELEAGUE and Psyonix enter content, business and event partnership

Turner and IMG’s esports tournament brand ELEAGUE has entered a content, business, and event partnership with Rocket League developer Psyonix. The deal includes the production of a series of episodes from ELEAGUE focusing on the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS). The show will cover both Seasons 7 and 8 of the competition, premiering later in the year on TBS. Photo credit: Psyonix…

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Esports Mogul appoints Jamie Skella as Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer

Australian tournament and media company Esports Mogul has appointed Jamie Skella as its Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer. Skella will head up operations for the business and focus on new strategic product initiatives to elevate the company’s markets in Australia and South East Asia. Photo credit: Jamie Skella Skella is a former Counter-Strike player for Pantheon and currently owns…

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