Sports & Gaming

May09, 2019

US Senator Proposes Legislation to Ban Loot Boxes in Video Games

Senator Josh Hawley, the Republican representative of Missouri, recently announced that he plans on introducing legislation that will effectively outlaw certain video game features such as “loot boxes” and “pay to win” monetization practices. He argues that these systems are…
Jul12, 2018

Disney invests in eSports

Are eSports real sports? ESPN signed a deal this week with video-game company Activision Blizzard. The deal gives ESPN the TV rights to popular action game Overwatch. The deal will put Overwatch on many channels, including ABC, ESPN, and ESPN…
Jun23, 2018

Jameis Winston Faces 3-Game Suspension For Groping Uber Driver

The news of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston started brewing last night after the report surfaced by an ESPN radio commentator in Tallahassee. Back in November, an Uber driver, known as “Kate”, accused Winston of groping her while they…
Jun12, 2018

Delaware and New Jersey Legalize Sports Betting

Last Tuesday, Delaware became the first state outside of Nevada to offer sports betting. On this historic day, $322,135 of bets were placed, including a $10 bet on the Philadelphia Phillies by Delaware Gov. John Carney (Phillies won 6-1). This…
Jun08, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers president Bryan Colangelo resigns

Trust the Process, Sixers After an investigation about owning and running multiple anonymous Twitter accounts, 76ers president Bryan Colangelo announced his resignation on Thursday. The Ringer opened the investigation over the president after seeing multiple accounts such as Eric jr…
Jun08, 2018

Julian Edelman Faces a 4-game Suspension for Performance-Enhancing Substances

NFL sources announced on Thursday that Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman has been issued a four-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy. Edelman was quick to appeal. This is the first-time Edelman has tested positive for league banned…
Jun06, 2018

A reboot of the XFL is underway and will have a zero-tolerance policy National Anthem protests

The XFL, a professional American football league that only survived one season back in 2001, now has a scheduled reboot. Originally the league was run by the NBC and the World Wrestling Federation (now known as WWE). Vince McMahon, WWE’s…
May22, 2018

ESPN is capitalizing on popularity of the NBA

ESPN’s growth of NBA content is a slam dunk ESPN, the self-titled worldwide leader in sports, has added more NBA content than any other sport. First, in “Detail,” Kobe Bryant targets and analyzes various players in the current NBA playoffs.…
May17, 2018

Trending games “Fortnite” and “PUBG” are helping the gaming industry grow

If you’re ever around a friend who games even occasionally, chances are they’ve mentioned either “PUBG” or “Fortnite.” These games have taken the world by storm within the past eight months, with celebrities and athletes like Drake, Travis Scott, JuJu…
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