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New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior , a multimillion dollar Overwatch League...
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Why Is It So Hard To Predict Tornadoes?

16 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - For 13 days in a row, tornadoes have ripped across the Midwest and Great Plains. Forecasters said the weather conditions were ripe for twisters, but no one could...
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Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round

16 days ago   |   New York Post

The Toronto Raptors isn't the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake's competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh...
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Release Date, Game Trailer, More from Announcement

16 days ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

Developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision announced Thursday the latest installment in the long-running Call of Duty video game series, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare...
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'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' Trailer Reveals Release Date & Campaign Gameplay

16 days ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

Activision has detailed major gameplay, narrative and release info for “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.”
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Why Infinity Ward chose a mature path for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare after the zany Black Ops 4

Why Infinity Ward chose a mature path for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare after the zany Black Ops 4

16 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is taking a very different route toward a mature, gritty, and authentic combat experience with its single-player campaign.
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Walz Requests Federal Disaster Declaration For Winter-Spring Storms

17 days ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Tim Walz is seeking a presidential disaster declaration for spring storms that caused nearly $40 million in damage to infrastructure across...
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Mike Morhaime, cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, to be honored at Gamelab Barcelona

Mike Morhaime, cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, to be honored at Gamelab Barcelona

17 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Mike Morhaime, cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, will receive the 2019 Honor Award at the Gamelab Barcelona event in Spain.
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What 'summit fever' and the record number of deaths on Mount Everest can teach you about the dark side of goals

What 'summit fever' and the record number of deaths on Mount Everest can teach you about the dark side of goals

18 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

At least 11 people died this week on Mount Everest due to a bottleneck on dangerous parts of the mountain. When a similar bottleneck caused multiple deaths in 1996, a social...
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Two fierce Canadian women survived alone in brutal Arctic wilderness for shot at US$500,000

19 days ago   |   National Post

For Nikki van Schyndel, a perfect getaway is being abandoned in the middle of the Arctic with items like an axe and paracord to help her survive for as long as she can. Forget...
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Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

LeBron James has his man. Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers, according to ESPN. The Lakers agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and... Read more ...

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark airport, sending it skidding across the runway before coming to a halt. Read more ...

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

Fresh off nearly a decade in prison, O.J. Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do." Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

It's been two months since a massive fire ravaged the iconic cathedral. Read more ...

AP source: Yanks near deal to get Encarnación from Mariners

AP source: Yanks near deal to get Encarnación from Mariners

CHICAGO - A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees are close to getting slugger Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners. Read more ...

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade to send Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN was the first to... Read more ...

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday - a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans' disgruntled big man - and one fewer superstar target remains on... Read more ...

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

The Blackhawks have been looking for a defenseman and they got a good one. Read more ...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

BALTIMORE - Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on... Read more ...

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

LOS ANGELES - The Cubs have placed starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation. Read more ...