The 0.1 per cent: How eSports pros make a career playing video games

The 0.1 per cent: How eSports pros make a career playing video games

What if you could get paid to play a video game? Millions of teenagers have entertained that dream while blasting away at video game opponents in front of the TV or computer. But becoming a pro gamer is extremely difficult...
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Canada’s Denis Shapovalov knocked out of U.S. Open in third round

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov knocked out of U.S. Open in third round

NEW YORK – Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov is out of the U.S. Open after a hard-fought, five-set loss in the third round to No. 5 Kevin Anderson on Friday. Anderson took control of the fifth set with an early break...
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Most Americans think it’s ‘inappropriate’ for NFL players to take a knee: poll

Most Americans think it’s ‘inappropriate’ for NFL players to take a knee: poll

As the controversy surrounding National Football League (NFL) players kneeling during the national anthem flares up once again, a new poll has found that most Americans disapprove of the protest. Story continues below An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released F...
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Serena Williams rocks tutu in U.S. Open win

Serena Williams rocks tutu in U.S. Open win

It’s all about the tutu for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open. Just days after French Tennis Federation President Bernard Giudicelli said her black catsuit with clot-preventing compression tights “will no longer be accepted,” Williams chose a one-armed bl...
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U.S. Open changes ‘sexist’ rule after female player punished for fixing shirt on court

U.S. Open changes ‘sexist’ rule after female player punished for fixing shirt on court

Women and men may receive equal pay for work at Grand Slams but a double standard that surfaced at the U.S. Open when Alizé Cornet was slapped with a code violation for changing her shirt on court continued to spark...
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Shane Doan set to serve as pallbearer at Sen. John McCain’s memorial service

Shane Doan set to serve as pallbearer at Sen. John McCain’s memorial service

A longtime National Hockey League player from Alberta will serve as a pallbearer at Sen. John McCain’s memorial service. READ MORE: Presidents and lawmakers praise John McCain’s patriotism, ideals after death Story continues below Shane Doan of Halkirk, ...
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Jacksonville eSports shooter David Katz was twice hospitalized for mental illness, court records show

Jacksonville eSports shooter David Katz was twice hospitalized for mental illness, court records show

BALTIMORE – The man behind a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, according to court records in his home state of Maryland reviewed by The Associated Press. Divorce filings from the...
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Humboldt Broncos player learns old skills after bus crash: ‘It’s almost like you’re restarting life again’

Humboldt Broncos player learns old skills after bus crash: ‘It’s almost like you’re restarting life again’

Humboldt Broncos player Ryan Straschnitzki is on his hands and knees trying a skill he hasn’t had to practise for 18 years – how to crawl. Straschnitzki, with the assistance of two physiotherapists, is being shown how to keep himself upright...
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Jacksonville shooting: Here are the victims of the eSports mass shooting

Jacksonville shooting: Here are the victims of the eSports mass shooting

As authorities continue to investigate why a man decided to open fire at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., killing two people and injuring nearly 10 more before taking his own life, profiles of the victims begin to emerge....
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ESports inches closer to the Olympics at Asian Games

ESports inches closer to the Olympics at Asian Games

ESports is debuting as an exhibition sport at the Asian Games and is targeted for full inclusion in four years at the games in Hangzhou, China. Story continues below Kenneth Fok, president of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation, said the...
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