By mixing in star YouTubers such as Ninja and ONE_shot_GURL with young competitors and a lot of cosplay and hints about the forthcoming season 10, the Fortnite World Cup had the welcoming feel of a well-run fan event rather than a standoffish global sporting occasion. It was entertaining and exciting but also interactive and a bit goofy. The matches were brilliantly directed to help viewers keep track of the action and key rivalries amid the chaos of 100 people fighting on a large map. There was much to take away, both about how esports will work going forward and about what traditional sports providers will need to do if they want to reach millennial and generation Z viewers who lapped up this exuberant event. … [Read more...] about What can traditional sports learn from the Fortnite World Cup?
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She said: “QS has been such a huge part of my life, from watching it with my family growing up through my tennis-playing days, and then, of course, as the presenter.” … [Read more...] about Question of Sport major shake-up as Sue Barker, Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell leave show
But what's uglier in life than a bad, confident dancer? Canelo's badness overwhelms, and I go back to scribbling notes about cement feet and a straight bludgeoning of rhythm. You watch the so-called future of boxing as he clomps around to ranchera in Seahawk green shoes and Under Armour everything in Shane Mosley's gym, surrounded by posters of Shane's great fights, and you see bright-green heavy feet thudding around and try to convince yourself that you're watching Julio Cesar Chavez and Oscar De La Hoya rolled into one. … [Read more...] about Floyd Mayweather vs Canelo Alvarez – as it happened
“A number of fixtures have already been postponed, affecting some clubs more than others, and we have to allow for the possibility of that pattern continuing. The whole sport is doing everything in its power to deliver a Grand Final later this year that will see the crowning of our 2020 Champions.” … [Read more...] about Super League points system switch lifts Catalans to top of table
“I think it’s my court too,” he said, when asked about Federer’s dominance here in the distant past. Addressing the crowd, he said, “You make me feel happy every time I play here. I love to see you shouting for me. And I guess the crowd will be tough for me against Rafa. I think I got lucky in the tie-break, double fault at 6-all. But I made a good return. In the first set I played even better.” … [Read more...] about Mighty Juan Martín del Potro scuppers hopes of Federer-Nadal clash at US Open