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FOX Sports Executive Pete Vlastelica is the new CEO of MLG

Activision Blizzard has appointed Pete Vlastelica as the new President and CEO of Major League Gaming. Vlastelica was Executive Vice President of Digital at FOX Sports before making the switch, prior to that he sold his online sports network Yardbarker to Fox in 2010. According to the announcement Vlastelica will …

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LDLC signs Overwatch team Le Mixx

LDLC has signed the former Le Mixx Overwatch roster, which features some of Europe’s best players. The new LDLC team is made up of Guillaume KabaL” Ettori, Rikard Klanton” Lundberg, Tarek .kr4tosdigga?!” Ekmekci, Metehan Mete” Akst, Mihail Mezamorphis” P?unecu and Toni ube” Hkli. Tarek "kr4tosdigga" Ekmekci previously played on Graviton …

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$75,000 Overwatch tournament heading to the Gfinity Arena

The Overwatch MGA 2016 Championship Presented by MSI has been announced with a $75,000 prize pool and a LAN final at the Gfinity arena in London. Four of the world’s best Overwatch teams will compete at the Gfinity arena on December 7th and 8th for the title of MGA world …

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Epsilon eSports replace Natus Vincere in ECS Development League

Epsilon eSports has replaced Natus Vincere in the ECS CS:GO Developmental League as the latter pulled out of the competition at the last minute. Epsilon will now play in the developmental league portion of the ECS Season 2 competition, competing against seven other European CS:GO team to try and book …

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Dignitas HotS player AlexTheProG retires from competitive play

Alexander "AlexTheProG" Grumstrup, a member of the Team Dignitas Heroes of the Storm team, has retired from competitive play. AlexTheProG will be replaced on the Dignitas roster by Lawrence "Athero" Harper, who is coming over from Team Liquid. Athero previously played on the Dignitas roster, and will now be playing …

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Huma banned from all of Riot’s leagues

Huma, a Challenger Series League of Legends team, has been banned from all Riot sanctioned leagues after failing to pay its players. A ruling from Riot reveals that Huma has been chronically late in paying its players the League-mandated Minimum Player Compensation” throughout the year. At the start of August …

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Cloud9 picks up a Vainglory team

Multigame organisation Cloud9 has signed the former Nemesis Hydra Vainglory roster, marking its first entry into the mobile eSport. The acquisition comes just before The Battle in Seattle tournament due to take place this weekend. The new Cloud9 squad will be playing in this event, which is serving as the …

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Formula E drivers head to Vegas for $1 million race

Formula E is heading to Las Vegas, for a $1 million race featuring all 20 drivers. The race will take place at the Venetian Hotel as part of the Sport Business and Innovation Summit at CES next year. The players will use playseat simulators running rFactor 2 software, which will …

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Millenium’s Callum "Swanny" Swan to miss CoD XP

The biggest CoD event of the year is here, but Millenium will be without their star player as Callum "Swanny" Swan has not travelled to LA. The news came just hours before the competition is due to start, with the team confirming that Swanny will not be playing this weekend. …

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Chris Kamara becomes a CoD Caster

Sky Sports football pundit Chris Kamara has transferred his commentating skills away from the beautiful game and into Call of Duty. Sitting alongside professional CoD caster Alan Bricey” Brice, Kamara calls the action in game in his trademark style, and actually does pretty well. You can see how he does …

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