Entries in 'espn' (6)

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
ESPN president: 'eSports is not a sport'

ESPN president: 'eSports is not a sport'

One of the most powerful figures in sports broadcasting has questioned the rising legitimacy of eSports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 10:09AM in News

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ESPN in advanced talks with MLG to expand eSports coverage - report

ESPN in advanced talks with MLG to expand eSports coverage - report

ESPN is reportedly looking to expand its eSports coverage, following the performance of Valve's Dota 2 tournament The International on the cable sports network earlier this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 29th 2014 at 12:39AM in News
ESPN3 to air The International Dota 2 grand finals

ESPN3 to air The International Dota 2 grand finals

The championship rounds of Dota 2 competition The International will air on ESPN3, Valve has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 6:11AM in News