Whitecaps fire esports gamer for 'inappropriate and unprofessional' comments

The Vancouver Whitecaps have fired esports gamer Agit (AgitPower) Katilmis, citing "inappropriate and unprofessional comments" during a recent online game.

Uprising GC completes 2021 esports roster, drafting Joshua (TsJosh) McKenna

Raptors Uprising GC completed its 2021 roster, reacquiring shooting guard Joshua (TsJosh) McKenna in the third round (57th overall) of Saturday night's NBA 2K League draft.

Raptors Uprising GC sends all-star centre to Hornets Venom GT in major esports trade

Raptors Uprising GC traded away one of the pillars of its NBA 2K League perfect regular season in 2020, sending all-star centre Jerry (Sick One) Knapp to Hornets Venom GT for centre Xavier (Type) Vescovi on Saturday.

Hosseini wins job back as Whitecaps pro gamer

Hosseini wins job back as Whitecaps pro gamer

Former Vancouver Whitecaps pro gamer Erfan (Skills Shack) Hosseini won his old job back with a goal in extra time Friday in a 2-1 win over incumbent Alex (Exraa) Gonzalez in an esports showdown.

Raptors Uprising GC looks to set NBA 2K League mark with 11th straight win

Raptors Uprising GC looks to set NBA 2K League mark with 11th straight win

Raptors Uprising GC looks to start the week by making history. The Raptors (10-0) are after an NBA 2K League-record 11th straight victory when they host Heat Check Gaming (2-6) on Monday. Toronto tied the record, set by Mavs Gaming last season, in sweeping Orlando in their best-of-three series last Tuesday.

Raptors Uprising improves to 7-0 in NBA 2K league

Raptors Uprising GC continued its perfect start to the NBA 2K League esports season, sweeping Nets GC in its best-of-three series Friday to improve to 7-0.

Canadian esports driver Brooks tearing up the track online

Andrew Brooks could write a travelogue that would make a jet-setting socialite jealous.

NBA 2K player tournament begins tonight on TSN

NBA 2K player tournament begins tonight on TSN

NBA players are getting back on the court. Well, sort of. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force a suspension of live sports, the NBA, National Basketball Players Association and 2K have partnered to bring you an NBA player-led NBA 2K 2020 tournament beginning Friday on TSN at 8pm et/5pm pt.

Canadian Premier League unveils FIFA 20 esports gaming tournament

Canadian Premier League unveils FIFA 20 esports gaming tournament

The Canadian Premier League is partnering with Electronic Arts on an eCanadian Premier League (eCPL) tournament. Registration for the EA Sports FIFA 20 tournament opens Saturday. Players, using PlayStation 4, will compete across eight online club qualification weekends and eight live qualifiers in CPL cities.

Former Super Bowl champ Ajayi becomes eMLS gamer

Former Super Bowl champ Ajayi becomes eMLS gamer

Former Philadelphia Eagles running back Jay Ajayi becomes the first NFL player to sign on as a professional gamer in Major League Soccer’s esports venture. The 26-year-old will be a member of the Philadelphia Union’s team beginning with eMLS League Series One this Friday.

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NHL esports scene hits next gear with Caps Gaming brand creation

Hockey-focused esports sub-brand, Caps Gaming Showcase tournament with online qualification and big prize pool announced by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, parent company of NHL’s Washington Capitals.

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Canadian Fox sues esports team partners, alleges rampant fraud

Former NBA player Rick Fox has filed a lawsuit accusing business partners at the esports organization he co-founded of multiple instances of fraud and is seeking damages worth tens of millions of dollars.