Comcast Spectacor and Populous unveil new G4 HQ

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Sports and entertainment company Comcast Spectacor and architecture firm Populous have officially unveiled a new studio and office space for digital and television gaming network G4. G4’s headquarters, which is located in Burbank, California, is expected to play a leading role in the network’s return to television in November 2021. The 67,000-square-foot facility will feature workplace environments and broadcast production facilities, as well as esports training and gaming spaces. RELATED: ESL signs exclusive media rights deal with G4 The facility, which once house studios by media entities TM… Read More “Comcast Spectacor and Populous unveil new G4 HQ”

Tom Brady Says He Could ‘Literally’ Play Until He’s 55 Thanks To His Conditioning

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Tom Brady recently upped the ante when asked if he could play at 55 years young. Brady, who is currently 44, said that he fully believes that he could play in the NFL at that age. “I really think I can play as long as I want,” Brady said. “I could literally play until I’m 50 or 55 if I wanted to. I don’t think I will obviously … my physical body won’t be the problem. I think it’ll just be, I’m missing too much of my life with my family.” While it’s hard to imagine Brady playing in the year 2032, the seven-time Super Bowl champion has shown time and time again that he can defy all previous reco… Read More “Tom Brady Says He Could ‘Literally’ Play Until He’s 55 Thanks To His Conditioning”

Zenni enters partnership with AXLE-R8

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Online eyewear retailer Zenni has announced a partnership with Beasley Esports-owned Rocket League team AXLE-R8. As a result of the deal, the retailer’s logo will appear on the team’s jersey and on broadcasts hosted by Beasley Esports. RELATED: Zenni unveiled as official eyewear partner of the Call of Duty League AXLE-R8 was founded through ‘The Search’, a talent competition that saw the organisation find its starting roster and coaching staff through a tournament containing 16 teams. The winners would have the opportunity to represent Beasley Esports in the RLCS. Zenni is no stranger to colla… Read More “Zenni enters partnership with AXLE-R8”

Megan Rapinoe Biography: In Her Own Words – News, Video, Photo

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Megan Rapinoe is an American professional soccer player and activist. She is the current captain of the OL Reign professional team and co-captain of the United States national team, which she’s played on since 2005. She’s competed in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup (second place), 2012 London Summer Olympics (gold), the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup (gold), the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup (gold) and the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics (bronze). Rapinoe is well-known for her staunch social and political views. The athlete is included in Time Magazine‘s 100 Most Influential People of 2020. MEGAN RAPINO… Read More “Megan Rapinoe Biography: In Her Own Words – News, Video, Photo”

Coda Payments announces acquisition of BAASH

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Singaporean payment provider Coda Payments has acquired mobile esports platform BAASH from CAPSL Entertainment. As a result, Coda Payments will expand its existing portfolio of gaming products. This includes the provider’s esports tournament platform Codashop Global Series (CGS). Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. RELATED: MTG: Mobile gaming is unlocking a whole new World of esports According to the release, BAASH will be integrated into Coda’s existing platform that currently operates in 17 markets across the World with over 100,000 players taking part in competitions on… Read More “Coda Payments announces acquisition of BAASH”

Chicago Bears Put RB Damien Williams On Reserve Due To Covid-19 Result

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The Chicago Bears placed the veteran running back Damien Williams on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday. If he is asymptomatic and is vaccinated, he would be able to return once he produces two negative tests 24 hours apart. If he is vaccinated and develops symptoms, he would be able to return once he produces two negative tests 24 hours apart and is asymptomatic for 48 hours. If he is unvaccinated, he would have to quarantine for a minimum of 10 days. This is very problematic for the Bears as the timing of Williams going on the reserve/COVID-19 list leaves them without one more player. The Be… Read More “Chicago Bears Put RB Damien Williams On Reserve Due To Covid-19 Result”

100 Thieves take the Higround, FACEIT gets Gucci | ESI Digest #64

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Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed onYouTube, ESI Digest is available on all major podcast platforms and is also available in written form below. In this week’s ESI Digest we cover, 100 Thieves’s acquisition of Higround, FACEIT partnering with Gucci, Endpoint CeX launching a fan token, Team Liquid’s Hercules Tires partnership, plus Wisdom Gaming launching an esports broadcast studio at Mall of America. 100 Thieves acquires peripherals brand HigroundNorth American esports organisat… Read More “100 Thieves take the Higround, FACEIT gets Gucci | ESI Digest #64”

Ben Simmons Passes Physical & Meets With Sixers’ Front Office

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After a couple of rocky months of ‘will he, will they’ sources say that Philadelphia’s 76er All-Star guard Ben Simmons passed his physical and had a meeting with the Philadelphia 76ers‘ front office. Simmons met with Daryl Morey, president of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers, and Elton Brand, general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, on Tuesday, marking it the first conversation they have had since August. Sources describe the meeting as “brief.” This news comes as a surprise for many fans as Simmons has been in a standoff with the team, continuously teasing fans with cryptic … Read More “Ben Simmons Passes Physical & Meets With Sixers’ Front Office”

FACEIT and Gucci partner for grassroots esports campaign

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Esports tournament organiser FACEIT has announced a grassroots esports-focused partnership with luxury fashion brand Gucci. According to the release, the two parties will work together on projects related to community growth and the self-development of esports players. RELATED: Gucci enters esports with Fnatic-inspired watch This is not the first foray into esports by Gucci. The fashion brand has been active in the industry since 2020, when it first collaborated with esports brand Fnatic on a custom watch. Since then, Gucci also worked with 100 Thieves on a clothing partnership and has designe… Read More “FACEIT and Gucci partner for grassroots esports campaign”

CBCS announces Bleik Store as latest sponsor

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Brazilian CS:GO tournament CBCS (Circuito Brasileiro de Counter-Strike) has announced CS:GO skin connection Bleik Store as a sponsor for the CBCS Masters. RELATED: CBCS announces Casas Bahia and Intel as sponsors Founded in 2014, Bleik Store is one of the first CS:GO skins shop in Brazil. According to the release, the partnership will include a video activation that features CBCS’s casters. The series, called #DesafioBleik, will be aired at the beginning of the broadcast. In addition, the deal will feature branded Bleik Store video content which will be seen between broadcast breaks, as well as a… Read More “CBCS announces Bleik Store as latest sponsor”