Archive for March, 2020

NASCAR’s Esports: A Technology Platform At Its Core

Via Sport Techie, a report on NASCAR’s eSports platform: During these uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic, racing leagues such as NASCAR and Formula 1 are well positioned to keep competition flowing—at least in the digital realm. Formula 1 hosted a virtual version of the Australian Grand Prix that saw McLaren driver Lando Norris blow […]

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Fake March Madness

Via Ozy, an interesting look at how subreddit r/CollegeBasketball is utilizing College Hoops 2K for its March Madness simulation, the moderators have decided to allow the artificial intelligence function of the video game to determine the outcomes instead of playing it themselves: With fewer than 40 seconds left and Texas leading Xavier, 88-77, on Tuesday night, […]

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NHL eSports Take To The Ice

Via The Hockey News, a look at how – as postponements and cancellations continue to impact all on-ice activities – the door has opened for NHL esports events to fill the gap and provide an alternative for hockey-starved fans: Almost as soon as the sporting came to swift and sudden halt as a result of […]

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