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The latest developments in college esports including news, rankings, events, opinions, and players, a deep dive into the world of college esports!

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Pushing Collegiate Esports Forward ft. Angela Bernhard Thomas, EVP ESPORTSU CSMG

February 10th, 2022


Collegiate esports programs and clubs are in dire need of direction in terms of not just events but also things like media rights, revenue sharing, …

Providing A New Route To An Esports Career ft. Eunice Chen, Founder of EnlightGG

August 20th, 2021


Eunice Chen, founder of Enlightgg, comes on to discuss the latest in Enlight's career development platform.

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A European University Adds An Esports Education Platform ft. Richard Withers of KAMK

August 17th, 2021


A Bachelor's Degree in Esports Business seems pretty far-fetched for some of us in North America... but over in Finland, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences is trying something different. Esports Development Manager, …

A Pillar Of Positivity ft. Michael Hervieux, Valorant Head Coach at Esports Tower

August 13th, 2021


Michael has a very interesting story moving on from a career in the Army to grinding it out and getting a position as a Valorant Head Coach in his local community esports program at Esports Tower. He sits down to give a …

Creating A Community College Esports Program ft. James Jones, Head Coach of Trinity Valley CC Esports

August 11th, 2021


We often hear about the bigger D1 schools around the nation developing esports programs, almost out of necessity. But rarely do we hear about student …

Building Up Local Communities and Schools ft. Danny Martin, CEO of Esposure

July 5th, 2021


Danny Martin was previously on the program a few years ago, but now he's back with a new venture and new attitude! Listen to him talk about Esposure, the latest company to help out between the crossroads of education …

Great Things Ahead ft. UCI Director of Esports, Mark Deppe

June 16th, 2021


How is UCI doing on the esports front of things? Pretty well! Let's hear why with their Director, Mark Deppe!

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Summer Scholarship Time!

May 28th, 2021


Here are a few scholarships all students should be aware of and apply for if you're an aspiring player, game developer, business major, or really …

Cal Schools Leading Esports Charge, FACEIT Collegiate Spring Winding Down

May 20th, 2021


Just how many Cal schools have developed esports programs compared to the rest of the country?

Cal Matters article here.

If you enjoyed the …

Program Spotlight: Miami University — 1st Ever D1 Esports Program in the Nation

May 11th, 2021


We've got an exclusive interview with Jennifer Frank, Head Coach of Varsity Esports for Miami University's Esports Program. We ask her how she got …

Envy Gaming partners with Generation Gaming, Loading TV partners with Red Bull

May 6th, 2021


Envy Gaming and Generation Gaming are coming together to further develop esports in Texas, Loading TV will broadcast the final for the Red Bull …

Esports Certification Institute — Establishing An Industry Standard

April 27th, 2021


Sebastian Park and Ryan Friedman come on to a passion project come to life. Find out all the details on what exactly is the ECI, how to apply for certification, when to study, and what exactly the impact of this company …

How Community and Religion Can Find Solace in Gaming ft. Salvation Army Gaming

April 23rd, 2021


Enjoy this pleasant talk with AJ Zimmerman, a captain within the Salvation Army Gaming Ministry!

Here's their website and their instagram as well as their Discord!

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PLANET9 & Ivy League Esports Team Up To Fight COVID, NASCAR Partners with HBCU's

April 16th, 2021


PLANET9 and Ivy League Esports will hold an intense 12 our charity stream, NASCAR looks to complete its inclusion and diversity initiatives, and …

Program Spotlight: PACA Middle School Esports

April 14th, 2021


A small private school out of Titusville, Florida has erected every young person's technological dream; an esports studio dedicated to the …

OWCC Just Wrapped, Who Won?

April 12th, 2021


The huge Overwatch Collegiate Championship just wrapped up, what collegiate programs walked away with the grand prize in scholarship money?

Here's …

OWCC Round of 32 Incoming, TSM Announces New Initiative

April 9th, 2021


Overwatch's Collegiate Championship resumes play this weekend, who do you look out for? And TSMU is not just a place for students to get schooled, …

Program Spotlight: UT Re-emerging as an Esports Program ft. Tyler Meffert

April 7th, 2021


Longhorn Gaming was once the precipice of esports gaming until their TESPA days. Now the program has been forced to reorganize and find a new identity. Esports Director of Longhorns Gaming, Tyler Meffert joins me to …

Class in Session: Loneliness Linked to Problematic Internet Use by New Study

February 24th, 2021


On a new study and why we need a better definition for problematic internet use. Here's the study:

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In the News: eFuse Brings in $6M Funding Round

February 22nd, 2021


eFuse continues to grow and now has the capital to support more expansion. I look at how the company is developing, a few new hires and where this most recent influx came from.

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The Billion Dollar Myth - Professor Seth Jenny on Why Esports is Undervalued

February 19th, 2021


What is the esports industry worth? To answer that question, first there must be a universally accepted definition for what esports is. In this …

Power Rankings: Maryville, Northwood, and Harrisburg Lead the Way in Three Different Esports

February 17th, 2021


It's finally here! The eFuse Power Ranking weekly episode, literally months in the making. On this new segment, we will break down eFuse's college …

In the News: What the Return of NCAA Football Could Mean for College Esports

February 16th, 2021


Yeah, this is tangential but there wasn't much news this week. I think the return of NCAA Football (the video game) has two big potential …

Northwood, Akron and eFuse On Upcoming RL Showmatch, What Collegiate Esports Needs for Growth

February 12th, 2021


Our first three guest podcast ever. I talk with eFuse's Chief Strategy Officer Patrick Klein, Northwood University's Head Coach / Esports Program Director Cody Elsen and Akron University's Program Director / Coach Nate …

Pig Gamers: Researchers Using Video Games to Test Cognitive Function of Pigs

February 12th, 2021


All hail our pig gaming saviors. Read the study from the Frontiers of Psychology here:.

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In the News: CSL Esports Hints at New Direction By Partnering with Seventy Six Capital

February 9th, 2021


Where is CSL Esports headed after restructuring in 2020? This new partnership offers some clues.

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Mainline's CEO on the Collegiate Esports Invitational, Drawing College Esports Events Around Sports Conferences

February 5th, 2021


Mainline CEO Chris Buckner joins the show to talk about the ongoing Collegiate Esports Invitational in partnership with Van Wagner. Featuring eight …

Class in Session: German Sport University Cologne Studies Esports Players Nutritional Habits

February 3rd, 2021


Check out the findings from the German-based study:

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In the News: The Latest from Nerd Street Gamers, Monumental Sports and Entertainment

February 2nd, 2021


We look at new moves from Nerd Street Gamers and Monumental that highlight trends in college, high school and scholastic esports.

If you enjoyed …

UCI Esports Director Mark Deppe, on NCAA's Involvement in College Esports, Growing the UCI Program, and More

January 29th, 2021


University of California Irvine has already built a legacy in collegiate esports. With multiple national championships, top-line research and a wide …

Class in Session: Harrisburg University Launches Esports Center for Academic Research

January 26th, 2021


I go in-depth on the plans for a new center from Harrisburg University that intends to focus on three key areas of study surrounding esports.

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In the News: Red Bull Announces Valorant Competition, HBCU Career Expo on Super Bowl Weekend

January 25th, 2021


The news is finally picking back up again. On this episode we look at a unique Red Bull sponsored university-based Valorant tournament. Then, we look …

Park University's Ashley "AJ" Jones on Improving Inclusion in Esports, Why Missouri is a Hotbed of Varsity Esports Programs

January 22nd, 2021


As Head Coach of Park University's varsity esports team, AJ is one of the people pushing collegiate esports forward. Her team features three female …

In the News: PlayVS Acquires Canadian Startup, eFuse Hires Two New Execs

January 21st, 2021


PlayVS has acquired GameSeta to expand reach in Canada while the exodus from CSL continues to benefit eFuse.

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Program Spotlight: The University of Oregon Is the Best School in The Nation

January 20th, 2021


I may be a journalist but I can't put my bias away when it comes to the Ducks. On the Program Spotlight we dive into my alma mater and how an esports program has taken off in the last few years.

If you enjoyed the …

Class in Session: An Article Looking at Parallels Between Golf and Esports

January 19th, 2021


On today's class, we cover an article from two university researchers that highlights the interesting paralells between golf and esports. Read the …

Esports Circus CEO Talks Using Esports to Promote STEM Education on College Campuses

January 15th, 2021


Esports Circus CEO Jefferey Stansfield joins the show to talk about his company, the importance of in-person competitions (covid not-withstanding) …

Class in Session: A New Edition of a Journal Creates a Comprehensive Look at Violent Video Games

January 14th, 2021


A whole bunch of studies focused on violent video games was published by the journal Cyberpsycholgy, Behavior and Social Networking focused entirely …

In the News: MSI Partners With UConnect Esports to Launch MSI Student

January 11th, 2021


Two companies providing important aspects for college esports growth announced a partnership last week.

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Boise State's Doc Haskell on Great Coaching in College Esports, Getting Administration on Board and What Titles Make Sense

January 8th, 2021


Doc Haskell is one of the best interviews in esports at large. For Boise State, he has won multiple awards including NACE's College Esports Program …

Program Spotlight: Park University's Coed Teams Lead the Way on D&I

January 7th, 2021


Park Univeristy has three women on the schools varsity esports roster, the most i've seen from a varsity program. Led by one of the few female head …

Class in Session: A Study Comparing Sports and Esports in Various Areas

January 5th, 2021


In class today we look at a study conducted by David Hedlund at St. John's University where he had a group of 1500 respondents answer nine questions …

In the News: Intel Capital Invests in BoomTV to Build out Amateur to Pro Esports Pipeline

January 4th, 2021


Yet another one of the many competitive organizers, the partnership between Intel and BoomTV centered around the AVGL is another company to keep an eye on in this crowded space.

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In the News: CSL Chairman Moves to Vindex, Chess Added to HSEL and HBCU Initiatives

December 21st, 2020


A jam-packed week of college esports news. Here's all the latest headlines worth knowing about in college and high school esports.

If you enjoyed …

Pico - Get Personal CEO on Teaming with Level Next, Value of Understanding Digital Fans

December 18th, 2020


Level Next is going big with it's new college esports league. On this show, Asaf Nevo, the CEO and co-founder of Pico, talks about why he wanted to …

Program Spotlight: Illinois State Creates Varsity Esports Program, Finds Immediate Success

December 17th, 2020


Varsity programs are able to succeed immediately as shown by the Illinois State Redbirds, a top five college League of Legends team in the fall …

Class in Session: Looking at the Esports Industry in China

December 17th, 2020


This class looks at a recent review published by the International Journal of Esports focusing on the esports industry in China. Read the full report …

In the News: Level Next Adds a New Marketing Partner, TSM Hires former Pac-12 Exec

December 14th, 2020


Level Next has a new partner designed to amplify social media posts from schools and TSM has hired a former Pac-12 exec as SVP of Sales. Here's the …

Program Spotlight: ASU Jumps onto Scene with Heroes of the Dorm Win in 2016

December 11th, 2020


ASU hasn't done a whole lot recently, although their League of Legends team is good, but they are a place of college esports history thanks to the …

Say Goodbye to Tespa, the Longtime College Esports Leader is Retiring the Brand for 2021

December 9th, 2020


Tespa, you will be missed. I got my start in not just college esports but esports as a whole playing in Tespa Hearthstone tournaments in my friend's …

Class in Session: Studying the Physiological Effects of Esports

December 9th, 2020


Check out the study from the International Journal of Esports.

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In the News: HBCU Schools Gathered for Tournaments in Madden and NBA 2K Last Week

December 8th, 2020


The top headline from the last week covers a major event connecting 20 important HBCU's for a set of tournaments.

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Program Spotlight: Columbia College Has Put Together a Strong League of Legends Team

December 2nd, 2020


Columbia College, no, not the Ivy League school in NYC, the christian college in Missouri, has built the universities LoL team into a juggernaut. …

Class in Session: Esports Players are More Fit than the General Public, Study Finds

December 2nd, 2020


A new study from the Queensland University of Technology found that esports players are more fit than the general public according to BMI. Here's the …

In the News: Esports Engine Becomes a Partner of Learfield IMG College

December 1st, 2020


Esports Engine is the best company for live event producting in esports save for only Riot Game's in-house team. Led by Adam Apicella, one of the true veterans of western esports, the company announced its first …

Class in Session: How History Professors are Using Gaming to Connect with Students

November 24th, 2020


So many of video games most popular titles touch on periods from human history. Over three days, a collection of leading history professors held a …

In the News: The Maui Invitational Was One of the Most Successful College Esports Events Yet

November 24th, 2020


Maui, Maui, Maui. The bar was just raised for what a traditional sports event operator can do with esports. Here are some takeaways from a college …

NASEF on Using Esports and Gaming as Educational Tools

November 20th, 2020


The North American Scholastic Esports Federation or NASEF is a competition organizer, a curriculum creator and more with a focus on using gaming to …

Program Spotlight: University of Texas' Longhorn Gaming Shows Varsity Teams Aren't a Requirement for Success

November 18th, 2020


Every Program Spotlight to this point has been around a varsity esports program. And while I would like that to be the case going forward, some of …

Class in Session: Oxford Researchers Find Some Video Games Linked to Increased Happiness

November 17th, 2020


Another week, another positive study on the impacts of video games. Here's a CNN article covering this study.

Here's the study itself.

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In the News: Maui Invitational Brings College Rocket League Teams Together

November 17th, 2020


The Maui Invitational is an annual college basketball tournament held in Hawaii. This year Rocket League is getting its own Maui Inviational in the …

Former NFL Player Ahman Green on Being an Esports Coach, Skinz, and the Importance of Health in Esports

November 13th, 2020


Former NFL player Ahman Green and Skinz CEO Gary Kleinman join the show to talk about the importance of health in esports, how Ahman Green went from being an NFL leading running back to an esports coach and Skinz latest …

Program Spotlight: Boise State Cleans up NACE's Coaches Awards

November 13th, 2020


Boise State University is a true powerhouse in esports. They offer top of the line facilities, great coaches and one of the best leaders in college …

Class in Session: The Most Stressful Video Games

November 11th, 2020


According to a study conducted by the website BonusFinder with help from sports scientists, the most stressful of all the popular games right now is …

In the News: HBCU Madden Tournament, NACE Guidelines for Esports Facilities

November 9th, 2020


Three news hits keeping you informed on the latest news in college esports.

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UCI Professor Jimmy Baratta Talks Prepping for His Class, Getting Started in Esports

November 6th, 2020


Jimmy Baratta has done a bit of everything in esports. From building a massive Instagram Clan to working with FaZe Clan to focusing on scholastic …

Program Spotlight: North Texas Mean Green Hold True to the Name in Esports

November 4th, 2020


North Texas is in elite company being ranked in the top ten in two of the three titles as voted on by college coaches on eFuse. Check out the …

Class in Session: Why Users Drive Innovation in Esports

November 3rd, 2020


An article from the International Journal of Esports looking at why users drive innovation in the industry.

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In the News: Cloud 9 Launches College Program, EA's Plan for Collegiate Madden

November 2nd, 2020


A look at Cloud 9 University and EA's new partner for collegiate Madden.

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Why Major Universities Don't Usually Have Violent Esports on Varsity Teams

October 29th, 2020


On this show we dive into a debate that happens in brand board rooms, governing bodies and major universities. Are games like Call of Duty, CS:GO and …

Program Spotlight: Mizzou's 5,000 Sq Ft Facility Shows Power of Big Schools in Esports

October 29th, 2020


A look at the Mizzou Tigers, one of the three schools whose traditional sports teams compete in a Power Five conference, and their esports …

Class in Session: Academics Value Esports Industry at $25B, Why Most of Esports Industry Disagree

October 27th, 2020


What exactly are esports? That's at the core of every esports publication and industry evaluation. Are esports only top-level competitive leagues? Do they include streamers? What about random players ranked silver? By …

In the News: Canada Schools Bring in a New Partner for High School Esports

October 26th, 2020


While pro and some college sports have returned to action with increased safety measures, most high schools haven't had any fall sports. Now schools …

Program Spotlight: Northwood University Offers Ten Varsity Esports Programs

October 22nd, 2020


If you had heard of Northwood University, you probably play collegiate esports. The small school in Michigan has top tier teams in Overwatch and …

Class in Session: A New Academic Journal Focused Entirely on Esports

October 21st, 2020


Woohoo, I'm probably the consumer most stoked about the new International Journal of Esports. It's a new double blind peer reviewed academic journal focused entirely on esports. We will be summarizing many articles that …

In the News: A New NACL League and HSEL Partnership

October 21st, 2020


The North American Collegiate League launches PUBG league and the High School Esports League partners with Aim Lab.

If you enjoyed the podcast, …

Collegiate StarLeague Leads College Esports for Over a Decade

October 19th, 2020


CSL was college esports for a while. The company has been a leader in the space since 2009, offers the most expansive list of games of any organizers …

Creating a Positive Environment in Youth Esports w/ XP League and Positive Coaching Alliance

October 16th, 2020


Youth sports have been a constant focus of parents and kids for decades. But with competition increasingly moving online, the XP League didn't want kids to miss out on the positive aspects of youth sports when …

Program Spotlight: Akron University Dominates College Rocket League

October 16th, 2020


Go Zips! The best college rocket league team comes from Akron, Ohio. Here's what you need to know about one of the leading D1 varsity esports …

Class in Session: Cloud Gaming Could Impact Environment with Widespread Adoption

October 14th, 2020


Cloud Gaming is poised to be the next big thing but a study from Lancaster University highlights some of the issues with streaming games from a …

In the News: FACEIT Launches Three New College Esports Leagues

October 13th, 2020


FACEIT is one of the longstanding esports companies making a bigger focus out of college esports. Here's why FPS fans should be excited about …

The Electronic Gaming Federation Boasts the Biggest Partners in College Esports

October 12th, 2020


College esports is a crowded space with a wide variety of companies trying to be the leaders. We've covered quite a few on this show so far but EGF …

An Esports Professor in Tokyo on Explaining Esports to Parents, Esports in Higher Education

October 9th, 2020


Dr. Baro Hyun is an esports professor, consultant and author. He teaches an esports business class at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan. He also is …

Program Spotlight: Illinois Wesleyan Shows Size of Student Body Doesn't Stop Success

October 8th, 2020


Illinois Wesleyan, a small school of under 2,000 students in Bloomington Illinois, is one of the top League of Legends teams. This year they expand …

Class in Session: Video Games Can Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults

October 7th, 2020


Many of the studies we have covered talk about some of the positive impacts of video games on developing minds, but today we look at the other end of the spectrum. A study published in the journal Behavioural Brain …

In the News: Big East Signs Deal with the Electronic Gaming Federation

October 6th, 2020


It's a blockbuster deal that will see the EGF organize competitions for the Big East's 11 member schools for the next three years. Here's what you …

The NCAA's Stance on College Esports

October 6th, 2020


The controversial governing body for college sports is absent in esports. Here's why they said they passed on esports and what the real reason likely …

How the Esports Combine Helps College Programs Find Players

October 2nd, 2020


The Esports Combine is a networking and recruiting event designed to help college esports programs find players who are good enough to compete on …

Program Spotlight: University of Utah Brings the Power Five into Esports

October 1st, 2020


The big names that run traditional sports in college are largely absent from esports. There are a few exceptions, and Utah was the first one. Here's …

Class in Session: Neuroscience Researchers Publish Study Showing Video Games Can Improve Memory

September 30th, 2020


Another Wednesday means another reason to keep playing video games. This time we look at an article published in the journal Frontiers of Human Neuroscience showing Mario's big head might not just be for show.

Listen …

In the News again: MAC announces Madden Tournament, Esports Combine Gets Broadcast Deal

September 29th, 2020


In this episode we cover a new Madden competition from each of the 10 teams in the MAC conference as well as a quick look at the Esports Combine.

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In the News: CSL Acquired by PlayFly Sports, Announces HBCU Partnership

September 28th, 2020


I'm back from vacation and the College Esports Quicktake has resumed as well. We are going to be back into our normal schedule this week with next …

Chris Puckett Provides First Look at The Gamer Hour - a New Show from Reuters and Esportz Network

September 24th, 2020


While I am on vacation we are publishing some interviews. Here's Chris Puckett previewing The Gamer Hour, a new show from Esportz Network set to begin filming in October.

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Envy Gaming's New CEO Adam Rymer on Media Changes, Content Creation

September 23rd, 2020


While I am on vacation for a week, I'm publishing some of my favorite interviews from the past month.

Envy Gaming is a legacy esports organization with a new CEO. They also have a brand new throne after winning Call …

Tips on Breaking Into the Esports Industry w/ ESN Editor Justin Amin

September 22nd, 2020


While Mitch is on vacation, we will be publishing three previously recorded interviews.

Everyone wants to know how to break into this industry. Esportz Network Editor in Chief Justin Amin joins the show to talk about …

A Preview of a Different Week in the College Esports Quicktake

September 21st, 2020


Mitch is on vacation so will be taking a one week hiatus from the normal college esports quicktake schedule. Instead, we will be publishing three …

GenG's Jordan Sherman on Worlds, College Esports and Brand Partnership

September 18th, 2020


GenG's Head of Revenue Operations Jordan Sherman joins the show to talk about GenG qualifying for Worlds, the organizations focus on diversity and …

Program Spotlight: Overwatch Champions Harrisburg University Focus of Documentary

September 17th, 2020


Harrisburg University is the two-time Overwatch college champs. But their infrastructure goes even further, from top coaches, to full ride …

Class in Session: Paper Shows Gender Gap in College Esports Still Large

September 16th, 2020


Men and women can compete together at the highest level of esports but leagues are still male dominated. Some have hoped college esports could go a …

In the News: PlayVS Expands Scholarship Prizes, Regions

September 15th, 2020


PlayVS is really taking over. The leading operator of high school esports has expanded to colleges and to Canada. Today they announced the largest …

The Developers Bringing College Esports In-House

September 14th, 2020


Riot Games, Ubisoft and Activision Blizzard all have their own college esports operations (or a super close partner). Here's how Riot led the way on …

A Look Into PlayVS, the Leading Operator of High School Esports w/ it's VP of Central Ops

September 11th, 2020


PlayVS became the go-to option for high school esports quickly after being founded in 2018. PlayVS has partnerships with most major developers, is …

Program Spotlight: Miami (OH) Builds on the First D1 Varsity Esports Program

September 10th, 2020


Miami of Ohio, not of Florida, was the first varsity esports program for a division one university in North America. Here's the scholarships they …

Class in Session: Econ Looking at the Market Research in Esports

September 9th, 2020


There is a big discrepancy between the gaming industry and the esports industry. Gaming is simply much much larger, and esports true value is hard to pinpoint. In this episode we talk about the current size of gaming …

In the News: Washington Creates Esports Program (But Oregon Did it First)

September 8th, 2020


Bringing a storied rivalry to esports with a comparison of the University of Washington's recently announced esports program and the University of Oregon's esports program. I'm definitely not biased.

If you enjoyed …

Program Spotlight: Robert Morris University Leads the Way on Gaming Scholarships

September 3rd, 2020


Robert Morris Universities' esports program has a mixed history. They offered the first League of Legends scholarships which attracted players who …

Class in Session: Psychologists Compare Aggression Between Xbox and PlayStation players

September 2nd, 2020


The console war goes back two decades now, with another chapter on the horizon. Professional psychologists measured aggression, comparing between …

In the News: CSL Women's League, New Jersey Esports and More

September 1st, 2020


Some big news out of the college world as we gear up for the fall season. Listen in for the latest on Collegiate StarLeague, Generation Esports and …

Program Spotlight: University of British Columbia Leads CSL Power Rankings

August 27th, 2020


For our third episode we went north of the border to talk about leading Canadian university the University of British Columbia. A fantastic school in …

Class in Session: Video Games Can Improve Literacy in Students According to the National Literacy Trust

August 26th, 2020

BlackLivesMatter. We start with recognizing renewed protests in America after another black person was shot by police before getting into the study …

In the News: Pearson Releases Esports Curriculum

August 25th, 2020


Pearson is not a favorite company of most college students. Something about buying $200 textbooks for every class every year rubs students the wrong …

The College Esports Landscape: What is NACE?

August 24th, 2020


Ahead of the 2020 college esports season, we are taking a tour of the biggest companies pushing college esports forward. Today we look at the …

UNLV's Bear, Milo Ocampo on Mario Kart Esports, Turning a College Esports Program Pro and Esports Degrees

August 21st, 2020


Weekly on the College Esports QuickTake we are going to go further in depth with some of the leaders in the collegiate world. Living in Las Vegas, I …

Program Spotlight: Maryville University Dominates College League of Legends

August 20th, 2020


We are headed to St. Louis, Missouri for the second episode of the program spotlight. Let's look at the dynasty Maryville U created in college League …

Class in Session: Video Games Can Have Positive Impact on Moral Reasoning

August 19th, 2020


Sure GTA gets the headlines for its love of anarchy but the vast majority of games these days actually have complex moral choices built into the storylines, and those games are having a positive effect on moral …

In the News: Twitch, TeamSpeak, Telco announce deals in collegiate esports space

August 18th, 2020


Three T's each announced deals with collegiate esports programs or companies. For Twitch and TeamSpeak, they've signed on as partners in esports …

The College Esports Landscape: What is TESPA?

August 17th, 2020


As we look forward to the eventual college esports landscape, we are going to go company by company highlighting the various companies who drive …

Program Spotlight: UC Irvine Sets the Pace for Collegiate Esports

August 13th, 2020


UC Irvine is one of the first esports programs in North America. The university, located in the epicenter of North American esports, invested heavily in esports programs while most universities were fighting for scraps …

Class is in Session: Looking at a Study Showing Gory Video Games Aren't Linked to Aggression

August 12th, 2020


Each Wednesday we dive into a study being done by top researchers around the world. Today we look at a study from Illinois State University examining …

UCLA Partners with EG, Cloud9 with Uconnect and PlayVS' Summer Showdown

August 11th, 2020


Tuesdays on the College Esports QuickTake are reserved for the biggest news happening in scholastic esports around the country. Today we have two of …

2019's Collegiate League of Legends, DOTA 2 Champions

August 10th, 2020


In the first real episode of the College QuickTake, Mitch dives into the winners of CSL's MOBA competitions in 2019. With Riot Games collegiate …

Episode 1: Introducing the College Esports QuickTake

July 28th, 2020


Collegiate esports are growing rapidly and Esportz Network has created a new show to cover all aspects of the collegiate esports scene launching …

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  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
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Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
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Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens