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Nine Shot at Alabama High School Football Game

Nine people were shot and a tenth person was injured during a Friday night high school football game in Mobile, Ala. Nine people were shot at a high school football game on Friday night in Mobile, Ala., according to Mobile Police. Authorities said a shooting occured at 9:25 p.m. CT at Ladd-Peebles Stadium, and a […]

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Sport24.co.za | Cagliari avoid sanctions for Lukaku monkey chants

Belgian Lukaku, 26, was targeted by monkey chants before scoring the winning penalty that earned Inter Milan a 2-1 triumph in Sardinia on September 1. But the FIGC’s sports judges ruled that reports of “chants, shouts, whistles and screams” from the home fans’ ‘Curva Nord’ (North Stand) just before Lukaku’s penalty could not be considered […]

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Sport24.co.za | Ligue 1 official not bullied into VAR review: ref chief

Paris – French football authorities insisted on Monday that a Ligue 1 referee had not been bullied into overturning via VAR his decision to allow a goal despite doing so five minutes after it had been scored following furious player protests. Clement Turpin did not “resort to video assistance under pressure from anyone” during Saturday’s […]

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VENN launches with $17M in seed funding

Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN), an esports network headed by Ariel Thorn and Ben Kusin, has been announced. The network, which is set to launch in 2020 with live studios in New York and Los Angeles, has raised $17 million (£13.61 million) in a seed funding round. Photo credit: VENNKusin discussed the venture in a release: “Video games continue to define the culture of today’s youth. Streamers, casters, content creators, esports athletes – these are our new celebrities. VENN is giving this generation an overdue home and a heartbeat, with bi-coastal broadcast studios incorporating live audiences, premium production values, a 24/7 linear

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Pinnacle bets on GRID as esports data partner

Curaçao-based sports and esports betting provider Pinnacle has appointed GRID as its official esports data partner. The deal sees GRID provide rights to its esports data so Pinnacle can implement it into its esports offering. Logo credit: Pinnacle, GRIDMarco Blume, Trading Director of Pinnacle discussed the partnership: “We’ve gone from being one of the only bookmakers offering esports to having all the big names posting markets across different titles in the last few years. There’s no question that the quality of our product is head and shoulders above anything else out there but we know we can’t stand still and we

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Esports Integrity Coalition rebrands to Esports Integrity Commission

Esports Integrity Coalition has rebranded to Esports Integrity Commission, as announced during ESI London. The not-for-profit association has changed its identity to “more meaningfully target the integrity needs of the esports industry.” Logo credit: Esports Integrity CommissionIan Smith, Commissioner of Esports Integrity Commission discussed the rebrand: “I am really proud that we have reached the point where a rebrand helps us evolve at the same speed as the esports industry is evolving. We have been around for four years and the growth in the industry has been phenomenal and I am pleased that it has been the same with us. I

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VENN launches with $17M in seed funding

Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN), an esports network headed by Ariel Thorn and Ben Kusin, has been announced. The network, which is set to launch in 2020 with live studios in New York and Los Angeles, has raised $17 million (£13.61 million) in a seed funding round. Photo credit: VENN Kusin discussed the venture in a […]

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Pinnacle bets on GRID as esports data partner

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