EA sets up GoFundMe, donates $1 million to shooting victims

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Video game company Electronic Arts has donated $1 million to the victims of a shooting at a Florida video game tournament. GoFundMe announced in a news rele...

Esports shooting survivor tells story, files lawsuit

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jacob Mitich had made it to Round Two of the Madden NFL 19 tournament in Jacksonville, and had almost scored a touchdown when the shots rang out. Vaulting...

Shooting suspect was twice hospitalized for mental illness

BALTIMORE (AP) — The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, according to court records in his home state of Maryland revie...

Gunman 'clearly targeted other gamers' at Florida tournament

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A California man who played video games to earn money for college and a West Virginian whose e-sports winnings helped support his young family were slain at a Florida tournam...

Esports into Asian Games; Could the Olympics be next?

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Esports is debuting as an exhibition sport at Asian Games and is targeted for full inclusion in four years at the games in Hangzhou, China. Kenneth Fok, pre...

Competitor: No one deserves to die over playing a videogame

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Marquis Williams and Taylor Poindexter at first thought they heard a balloon popping. When the loud bangs kept coming, the Chicago couple and fellow video gamers attending a ...

Photo of the Day: Pic that made Taiwan's 'Uncle Pokémon' famous 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On May 11, Reddit user "readball," a 40-year-old Taiwanese-European IT specialist, posted this image of an elderly man on a bicycle in Taiwan with six ...

Do it again: Mighty Mouse defends belt vs Cejudo at UFC 227

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demetrious Johnson has been the UFC flyweight champion for the entire existence of the weight class, becoming the longest-reigning champion in the promotion's 25-year history. He ha...

What's Overwatch? Why is it on ESPN? An AP esports explainer

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is set to make a major trade this weekend: LeBron for Lucio. Brady for Bastion. Serena for Soldier: 76. North America's biggest sports platform is ready to embra...

Timeline of Chinese efforts to belittle Taiwan at sporting events

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The withdrawal of Taichung's standing as host of the East Asian Youth Games by the East Asian Olympic Committee (EAOC) on Tuesday was just the latest example of China doing everyth...

Gamer faces new charges in Kansas fatal 'swatting' case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — One of the online gamers accused in a video game dispute that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man is facing new charges. KWCH-TV repor...

Mets' Wilpons on brink of championship _ in esports

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets COO Jeff Wilpon may not need Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard to bring a championship to New York this year. Though Wilpon is hardly a hardcore gamer, he and his...

Supercharge Your Network – Aquantia Multi-Gig Ethernet Adapters for Gamers Now Available on Amazon

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--Aquantia, a leader in Multi-Gigabit Ethernet, is pumping new life into networked gaming. Today the company announced the availability of a special game...

Supercharge Your Network – Aquantia Multi-Gig Ethernet Adapters for Gamers Now Available on Amazon

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--Aquantia, a leader in Multi-Gigabit Ethernet, is pumping new life into networked gaming. Today the company announced the availability of a special game...

Gattis' sac fly in 10th lifts Astros over Rangers 5-4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Evan Gattis hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to send home Jose Altuve and lift the AL West-leading Houston Astros over the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Wednesday night. ...