Entries in 'espn' (8)

Street Fighter V

More people watched EVO on Twitch than ESPN

EVO’s first ever broadcast on TV pulled in an average of 201,000 viewers, but that still wasn't enough to beat Twitch’s concurrent numbers.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 21st 2016 at 9:12AM in News
Street Fighter V

ESPN to broadcast EVO's record breaking Street Fighter V tournament

The top eight of the Street Fighter V tournament at EVO will be broadcast live on ESPN2.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 1st 2016 at 10:01PM in News
Yahoo! launches eSports section with Gamespot's former LoL veteran

Yahoo! launches eSports section with Gamespot's former LoL veteran

Yahoo! has launched their long-rumoured eSports news division this week after bringing in Gamespot's Travis Gafford to head the section.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 7th 2016 at 12:43PM in News
eSports becomes next battleground for mainstream sports networks

eSports becomes next battleground for mainstream sports networks

As ESPN begins their search for a dedicated eSports editor, thus completing their 180-degree-turn on the subject, competitive gaming becomes the next battleground for mainstream sports networks.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 15th 2015 at 2:28PM in News

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ESPN posts job listing for eSports editor

ESPN posts job listing for eSports editor

ESPN has posted a job listing seeking an editor to head up a new eSports division within the company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 6th 2015 at 9:20AM in News
Legal ruling could boost eSports validity, but that might not help ESPN ratings

Legal ruling could boost eSports validity, but that might not help ESPN ratings

The brain is a muscle, right? Whether or not a court agrees with this could decide whether eSports takes another big step towards a perceived legitimacy as a sport.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2015 at 3:23PM in News
ESPN radio host: "I'll retire if I'm ever forced to cover video games"

ESPN radio host: "I'll retire if I'm ever forced to cover video games"

The love/hate relationship between sports broadcaster ESPN and eSports continues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2015 at 10:16AM in News
ESPN to air live Heroes of the Storm finals this weekend in the US

ESPN to air live Heroes of the Storm finals this weekend in the US

eSports will take another big step this weekend when a competition final will be aired live on US cable TV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:43AM in News