BTN and Riot Games launch the BTN League of Legends season
Following the success of the Big Ten Invitational in 2016, the Big Ten Network and Riot Games are going to kick off a whole league for collegiate League of Legends in the Big Ten.
MKLeo has something to prove at Genesis 4
Leonardo "MKLeo" Lopez has a U.S. visa and the support of his new teams. In 2016, he proved that he could contend with anyone and win a major. Can he pull everything together for Genesis 4?
Here's why Hungrybox is seeded fifth at Genesis 4
After sustaining a wrist injury, the second best player in Smash will be seeded fifth at Genesis. How should people react and will this set a precedent for seeding in future Smash events?
Dota Pit Season 5 finals preview: Secret, VP have something to prove
Virtus.pro was a Boston Major favorite, but fell early. Team Secret didn't even make it to Boston. They have something to prove at the Dota Pit Season 5 finals. Here's your preview.
LCK W1D3: Afreeca surprises Samsung Galaxy
Afreeca took a somewhat surprising victory over the World Championship runner-ups, Samsung Galaxy.
The Overwatch tank-meta and why teams are using it
The first 2017 major tournament of Overwatch is a few weeks in, and we are seeing a multitank trend with two healers taking over the meta game. How does that composition win games?
League of Legends NA LCS offseason report cards
Immortals and Dignitas both made excellent roster decisions in the offseason, but neither of them received an A+. Which NA teams were ahead of the game and which waited too long to seal the deal?
A rivalry in perpetuity: Mango, Armada at Genesis 4
The Mango and Armada finals matchup has been a common theme to the legacy of the Genesis series since 2009. Will that same rivalry finally reemerge this weekend?
Netherlands' Eredivisie announces FIFA league
Dutch premier soccer league Eredivisie announced its new FIFA 17 league in partnership with EA Sports. The competition will feature FIFA players who represent each of its 18 soccer clubs.
LCK W1D2: Tempt carries bbq to victory over MVP
Tempt's performance with bbq Olivers was impeccable, as he put a halt to MVP's early momentum to clinch the series.
OW NGE WP: The final six face off
The first day of the second group phrase begins, with Soldier 76 mirror-matches dominating the game and Sombra picks finally paying off.
LCK W1D2: SKT dismantles JAG
Who said Huni couldn't play tanks?
Fantasy LCS picks and passes
It's time to make the first move for Fantasy LCS. Think you know how to pick em'? We've got some insight that may help you clinch your league.
League of Legends EU LCS offseason report cards
Did Fnatic make the right moves? How bad was Origen's offseason? What about the Miami Heat-backed Misfits? We've got the answers to your questions in the EU LCS offseason report cards.
Team EnVyUs shines at OGN APEX Season 2
Overwatch team EnVyUs put on a clinic, continuing its streak of domination at the opening night of OGN APEX Season 2.
Clash of titans: Flash vs. Jaedong does not disappoint
It's been six years since Flash and Jaedong played competitive Brood War. In the ASL Season 2 semifinals match, fans got a chance to relive the rivalry that defined an entire genre of gaming.
League of Legends LPL offseason report cards
The Korean exodus has come an end, with an influx of new domestic talent in the Chinese region. How do the teams stand after the madness of the offseason?
South Korean Esports Triple Threat Tuesday preview
The kickoff of two seasons and a match in the making for years. It's shaping up to be a monster Tuesday for esports in South Korea. Here's your preview.
LDLC, BIG gain momentum at DH Leipzig
In the last day of groups, Team LDLC.com and BIG recovered from shaky first day performances to advance to the semifinals at the DreamHack Leipzig Counter-Strike Open.
Gold Coin United signs Mash as sub
New League of Legends NA Challenger Series team Gold Coin United has signed former Phoenix1 AD carry Mash as an in-house sub for Rikara.
Misfits sign ex-TSM CS:GO team
After a recent public dispute between Team SoloMid and its CS:GO player sgares, the roster has left TSM and is now playing for Misfits.
Larry 'Larry Lurr' Holland joins Misfits
Multigame esports organization Misfits, now part-owned by the Miami Heat, announced that Larry "Larry Lurr" Holland will be its new Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player.
ESPN esports: Year in review
On the one-year anniversary of ESPN esports, we look back at the moments, controversies and championships that defined the year that was in competitive gaming.
Echo Fox builds on its infrastructure for the 2017 season
Echo Fox scraped by in the 2016 League of Legends season, but some good off-season moves may help the Rick Fox-backed org trend upward.
Kungarna upsets Renegades at OW Winter Premiere
The last day of the round-of-8 group stage of the Overwatch Winter Premiere is finished, and a prescient Bastion play by Kungarna secured second place over the fearsome Renegades.
The best Rocket League free agents available
Whether they are top regional players or fan favorites, here are six of the world's best to keep an eye on before Rocket League Championship Series rosters lock.
2016 ESPN Esports Awards - Player of the Year
The king of League of Legends. The unstoppable freight train of CS:GO. The one-man army of StarCraft II. Only one player stood above the rest in 2016.
Miami Heat invest in esports with Misfits
Misfits will now wear the colors of the Miami Heat, the second NBA organization to fully invest in esports.
NRG defends the throne at the SMITE World Championships
The European squad stood head-and-shoulders above the competition, securing another international title under its belt.
DC reigns at ESL One Genting
The first premier tournament of 2017 is in the books for Dota 2, and North American team Digital Chaos won after playoffs matches with Virtus.pro and Newbee.
Huis wins Formula E eRace amidst controversy
A bug in Fanboost, a feature that gives players a boost based on their social media popularity, has been the subject of controversy in the results of the Formula Simracing World Championships.
NRG and Obey carry momentum to SMITE finals
The unlucky upstarts -- Luminosity Gaming -- were no match for the defending kings of SMITE.
2016 ESPN Esports Awards - Biggest Disappointment
In the third installment of our ESPN esports end-of-the-year acknowledgements, we look at the most disappointing moments in the booming industry. Who or what fell short of great expectations?
Sources: EU LCS spring split groups decided
The stage is set for the new EU LCS 2017 format as Spring Split groups were drafted Saturday, sources say. Here's where the teams ended up.
The 2016-17 Dota 2 Roster Shuffle
It's the Spring Shuffle! Here's what you need to know about the rosters of the world's top Dota 2 teams.
ESL One Genting Day 2 - Wings, V.p dominate
If the first day of ESL One Genting had some surprises, day 2 brought us back to Earth as Virtus.pro and Wings Gaming took out NP and Execration to advance to playoffs.
5-hour Energy sponsors Jerebko's Renegades
American energy drink brand 5-hour Energy is diving into esports by sponsoring multigame org Detroit Renegades. The Renegades are owned by Boston Celtics power forward Jonas Jerebko.
Esports pros to guest star on 'Elementary'
Several pro gamers from a variety of disciplines will be part of an upcoming esports-themed episode of the CBS show "Elementary."
ESL One Genting day 1: DC defeats Wings
The first day of Dota 2's ESL One Genting saw Digital Chaos and Newbee advance from groups. DC secured their first series win against TI6 champions Wings Gaming.
Confirmed: Duck left Denial over missing pay
On Thursday, Smash Melee's Duck announced he was leaving Denial Esports after nearly five months. Sources say Denial failed to pay him two months' salary.
2016 ESPN Esports Awards - Why SKT T1 is team of the year
With a hat trick on the three major League of Legends international events in 2016, there's no question Faker and his SK Telecom T1 squad had an incredible year.
Confirmed: Memento and HeaQ join Giants Gaming
EU LCS team Giants Gaming is in the process of finalizing deals with Jonas "Memento" Elmarghichi and former Iguana Esports AD carry Martin "HeaQ" Kordmaa.
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In ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 6 Issue, 33 top League of Legends pros offer a high-def view of life beyond the computer screen.
Once the best StarCraft: Brood War player in the world, Jaedong couldn't adjust to its sequel, StarCraft II. Now with Brood War on a comeback in South Korea, can Jaedong reclaim his throne?
Once a group of world championship hopefuls, the ROX Tigers legacy ended with a crushing defeat by their archrivals on the biggest stage. Here's how they got there and where they've gone.
While League of Legends might have a higher profile, Dota 2 boasts a gigantic purse and a different strategy. The bar for entry is high, but with a little help, Dota 2 can be enjoyable.
League of Legends is the king of the esports hill. What is it about this free-to-play MOBA that has the world clicking like mad? Here's your guide to LoL and what to expect in 2016.
19-year-old Faker came out of nowhere to become the first true global star of gaming. But can the League of Legends prodigy carry a nation on his shoulders?
E:60 takes an unprecedented look inside the world of professional video game competitions through the journey of the Dota2 team known as the Evil Geniuses and their quest for a share of the $18.4 million tournament prize pool.