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Tech Tuesday: The Rise Of Esports

Team GFG seen at the NBA 2K16 Road to the Finals championship event on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Los Angeles.
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Team GFG seen at the NBA 2K16 Road to the Finals championship event on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Los Angeles.

Esports was already a growing prospect before the pandemic. Universities constructed esports arenas, organized varsity teams and began offering majors – and scholarships.

When COVID-19 sidelined traditional sports, esports continued with some modifications.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: The growing popularity of esports.

Guests:

  • Don Marinelli, professor, Arizona State University
  • Nathan Meeker, director of esports, University of Akron
  • Daniel Duane, reporter, Wired
  • Russell Holly, contributing editor, Android Central

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