Paw-fect helpers! London tennis tournament uses adorable 'ball dogs' (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

There was more intrigue and interest than usual on the opening day of the Champions Tennis veterans tournament in London, thanks to the arrival of a new kind of on-court helper. Traditionally, schoolkids are employed as ball boys and girls to retrieve tennis balls and toss them to the serving player before each point. READ […]

College basketball fans are roasting the NCAA and its new RPI killer which has Ohio State at No. 1 and Kentucky on the tournament bubble

AP/Eric Gay This season, the NCAA decided to switch its system for sorting and evaluating teams heading into the NCAA tournament from RPI to the NET rankings. According to the NCAA, the new system uses game results, strength of schedule, game location, scoring margin, net offensive and defensive efficiency, and the quality of wins and losses […]

$1 million ‘Fortnite’ winter tournament is open to all

Now that Epic has had some time to refine Fortnite‘s online tournament system, it’s committing to higher stakes for its competitions. The studio is launching an open Winter Royale tournament with a total of $ 1 million in prizes. Anyone in the North America and Europe regions can qualify by excelling in event sessions during […]

‘FIFA 19’ gets a UEFA eChampions League esports tournament

Earlier this year, EA scored a major coup by licensing the UEFA Champions League for FIFA 19 after the European soccer competition ended its partnership with Konami and PES. To no one’s surprise, it’s now giving the tournament the eSports treatment. The “eChampions League” will thus form another cog in the FIFA Global Series en […]

‘FIFA 19’ gets a UEFA eChampions League esports tournament

Earlier this year, EA scored a major coup by licensing the UEFA Champions League for FIFA 19 after the European soccer competition ended its partnership with Konami and PES. To no one’s surprise, it’s now giving the tournament the eSports treatment. The “eChampions League” will thus form another cog in the FIFA Global Series en […]

Fortnite update 6.20 EARLY PATCH NOTES: Beta Tournament, Fortnitemares, server downtime

Fortnite fans can expect a brand new Battle Royale content update later this week. If previous Fortnite updates are anything to go by then the next patch should be available on the morning of October 23. It’s unclear if it will be a numbered update (version 6.20) with downtime, or a minor content update (6.10). Either […]

Fortnite in-game tournament UPDATE: Patch notes REVEALED for PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch

Fortnite fans can download another new update, just days after the last one. The latest patch is available on all platforms except iOS, which means you’ll need to download to continue playing on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch and Android. There’s not much in the way of patch notes, but Epic has confirmed that […]

Fortnite Not Working: Alpha Tournament troubles on Day Two

It was expected to have a few growing pains, being such a big new feature for Fortnite Battle Royale. And it appears that some fans aren’t able to access the new Alpha Tournament being held tonight. Reports of the Tournament not working properly, not appearing as live, or not rewarding pins, are now being shared. […]

Fortnite Alpha Tournament start times, events tab, Shiny Pin reward status

UPDATE ONE: The Fortnite Alpha Tournament kicked off last night but it wasn’t all smooth sailing for those who took part. Problems with matchmaking and scores made it a pretty rough release for some, with Epic Games confirming changes are on the way. One of the major issues that have been affecting Fortnite players so […]

Pro gaming tournament will ask attendees to open fight sticks

Following the shooting that occurred last month during a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, a number of tournament organizers said they planned to beef up security at their upcoming events. Additional safety measures would include metal detectors, more thorough searches of attendees as well as a heavier law enforcement presence. But later, the SoCal […]