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Oakland levels up with an eSports arena

Oakland levels up with an eSports arena

Louis LaVenture,

August 31, 2016

When new arenas and Oakland are mentioned, usually the Oakland Raiders come to mind. Even the Golden State Warriors or the Oakland Athletics would be more deserving of a new arena, but it was the egaming community that got one instead. The collaboration between ESports Arena, based in...

eSports players should be labeled as athletes

Photo Courtesy of Gabriel Gagne

Thomas Schelstraete,

May 18, 2016

The League of Legends 2016 Midseason Invitational is underway in China, and for the first time in the past few years, a team from the United States looks poised to compete on the international stage. The team in question, Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) is preaching a familiar tone heard all around the sp...

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