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BIG EAST Conference Selects EGF As Its Esports Governance, Marketing And Distribution Partner

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Today, the BIG EAST Conference and the Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF) announced a three-year agreement that will enable all 11 member schools to compete in a year-long multigame season for the first time as official EGF Collegiate (EGFC) league members. EGFC is the national Division I Varsity Esports League with ...

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Ready® Nutrition Announces Power 5 Partnership Named Official Protein of UCLA Athletics

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Ready® Nutrition (@ready nutrition), one of the fastest growing sports nutrition companies in America, announced today that it has signed a multi-year partnership with UCLA to become the Official Protein of UCLA Athletics. As the Official Protein of UCLA Athletics, Ready® will be the exclusive provider of protein products to ...

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Overwatch college teams selected for ‘UMG Overwatch Collegiate Clash’

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Torque Esports Corp.’s esports tournament and broadcast operations group, UMG Media Ltd. has finalized the competing schools to take part in the ‘UMG Overwatch Collegiate Clash‘ which will begin on Friday, March 21. UMG has partnered with Activision Blizzard to host the eight-week competition which will feature esports teams from: ...

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University of New Haven Announces First-of-Its-Kind Academic Program on Business of Esports

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The University of New Haven announced today that it is establishing a comprehensive academic curriculum in esports management that will be the first of its kind to be part of a business curriculum accredited by AACSB International, an accreditation that places the University’s College of Business among the top five ...

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FloSports To Provide Coverage Of Collegiate Wrestling’s Premier Events In San Diego

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The collegiate wrestling world will set its eyes on San Diego on Friday, Nov. 1 when two of college wrestling’s premier kickoff events take place in America’s Finest City featuring the University of Wisconsin, Army West Point, Navy and Fresno State. In the morning, the four schools will compete inside ...

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PrestoSports, SCAC Partner To Launch Digital Network

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A lot of the talk this month has been about the launch of the ACC Network and its inclusion on cable and streaming services. But the beauty of the digital world is that conferences big and small can showcase student-athletes at their member schools through their own platforms. Case in ...

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The Historical Basketball League Hires NBA Champion David West

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The Historical Basketball League (HBL) is the first college basketball league to compensate and educate its players based on their market value. Today, the HBL (@hb_league) took a major step towards its 2020 launch by announcing the hiring of two-time NBA champion David West as the league’s first COO. West will oversee the ...

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Penn Mutual Again Helps Insure Growth For College Rugby

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While the rising sport of rugby in the United States continues to look for widespread brand support, one thing is for sure; if you are involved in the fast paced Olympic version of Rugby Sevens and are in the collegiate space, you will know Penn Mutual. The 150 year old ...

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Is New Sevens Rugby League Built For A Milennial Audience?

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For several years we have heard about the horse race between rugby and lacrosse as the fastest growing team sports in the U.S. Lacrosse has its pro indoor and outdoor leagues and its massive audience for the NCAA Final Four; rugby has the Olympics and the occasional visits from the ...

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Where is Twitter Streaming Making An Impact In Sports? How About Lacrosse?

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There was huge buzz around Twitter’s mega partnerships with leagues like the NFL and how the live streaming of games on the platform will be transformative. While there is no doubt those partnerships are still evolving and have become a great conversation and marketing piece on what is already a ...

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