Esports

Four more NBA franchises will be adding squads to the NBA 2K League for its second season, bringing the esports competition to 21 teams. (Image: Michelle Farsi/NBAE/Getty)

NBA 2K League to Add of Four Expansion Teams for Second Season

The NBA 2K League is still finishing up its first season, but the esports competition is already announcing that there will be some more teams in contention when its second year begins. According to a Wednesday announcement from the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers, Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota […]

The Overwatch League announced the addition of two new franchises on Thursday, with expansion teams confirmed for Atlanta and Guangzhou. (Image: Overwatch League/Twitter)

Overwatch League Expanding to Include Esports Franchises for Atlanta, Guangzhou

Blizzard Entertainment officially announced the addition of two expansion franchises to the Overwatch League on Thursday, as teams from Atlanta and Guangzhou, China will enter the competition next season. The two teams are the first of an expected six that will take the league from its inaugural 12 members up […]

The London Spitfire celebrate winning the inaugural Overwatch League championship at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Image: Blizzard Entertainment)

London Spitfire Dominates Grand Finals to Win First Overwatch League Championship

The London Spitfire scored a 3-0 victory over the Philadelphia Fusion on Saturday, clinching the first ever Overwatch League championship with the win. London won the Grand Finals series 2-0 overall, having previously defeated Philadelphia 3-1 on Friday. The Overwatch League championships were held in front of a sellout crowd […]

Fans watch an Overwatch League match live in studio. ESPN, Disney, and ABC will begin airing Overwatch League matches and highlights this month. (Image: Damon Casarez/Wired)

Esports Going Prime Time: Disney, Blizzard, and ESPN Strike TV Deal for Overwatch League

Blizzard Entertainment, Disney, and ESPN have announced the signing of a multi-year deal that will see Overwatch League matches and highlights broadcast on the ESPN, Disney, and ABC family of networks. The broadcast deal began almost immediately after it was announced on Wednesday, with matches from the current season’s Overwatch […]

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Mountain West All-In on Esports for Upcoming Conference Basketball Tournaments

College sports fans have long debated which conferences are strongest in sports like basketball and football. Now they might be able to start having that argument about esports, too. In conjunction with the Mountain West Conference men’s and women’s college basketball championships, the conference is also hosting the first-ever MW […]