Riot Games made multiple moves in the League of Legends collegiate esports scene over the past week with two conference partnerships. The gaming company first partnered with Peach Belt Conference, a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II conference. Riot then announced Wednesday the renewal and extension of its Big Ten Network partnership through 2019. Read More…
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IRVINE, CALIF. — There’s a door at the University of California, Irvine that leads to a training facility unlike any other on campus. Lines of brightly-colored chairs that look like something out of Nascar sit in front of computers with price tags best left to the imagination. Video game posters dot the walls and their Read More…
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