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The Rise of Esports

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As stereotypes go, it’s said that too much time with videogames leads to such things as poor social skills and long-term accommodations in the parents’ basement. However, the reality at Butler University is quite the contrary. Sophomore Luke Renchik and fellow members of the Butler Esports team represent a new generation of college students who […]

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Butler class partners with Fox Sports

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Inside Robertson Hall, the Johnson Room’s walls are adorned with familiar campus imagery: A mural of Hinkle Fieldhouse at the front, the Holcomb Observatory to one side, and Atherton Union opposite it prevents anyone in the room from forgetting they’re at Butler. The students gathered in the room on this day, however, were there to […]

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Booting up a new club

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For John George ’18, video games were always a casual interest. When he first came to Butler University, he loved playing games like Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart with friends. “It wasn’t until sophomore year when I really got into watching esports and watching competitive video gaming,” George said. “That’s when I really wanted […]

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Industry News

Butler and Marquette Take Top Seeds Going Into EGF BIG EAST Invitational LAN Stage

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Butler Esports travels to New York City, competes in 2019 Big East Invitational

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Butler planning campus esports center, gaming curriculum

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Butler to Engage, Invest in Esports

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EGF Launches BIG EAST and Power Five Esports Invitational Tournaments

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ESL Collegiate finds first sponsor in Grubhub

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Esports becoming more than a game for students, universities

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Butler professor isn’t just playing with new esports book

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Esports continue TV push with ESPN and Turner, sparking enthusiasm, ire

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Overtime Expanding Esports Strategy From Team Ownership to Content

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Why You Should Ignore Your Friends’ Fantasy Football Advice

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Can Indiana become the hub for the global esports phenomenon

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Indiana high schools, universities joining in billion-dollar esports industry

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'Madden 20' announcers: Brandon Gaudin, Charles Davis return as voices of Madden

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New Esports Gaming Lounge at Butler University

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