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NBC Sports/FaceIt partner for $100,000 Rocket League tournament, Red Bull reportedly drops TSM and Cloud9

Our top stories from Wednesday:

KennyS vs. dev1ce: The potential AWP duel at ECS Season 3 Finals.

A League of Legends interview with FlyQuest’s Hai “Hai” Du Lam.

A Counter-Strike interview with EnVyUs’ Cedric “RpK” Guipouy.

NBC Sports and FaceIt will partner for a $100,000 Rocket League tournament this summer.

League of Legends fans can now play music from the game themselves.

Team SoloMid’s League of Legends team was roasted by a Chinese hype video.

BlizzCon is expanding and selling more tickets.

Singed buffs could be on the way in League of Legends.

Korean League of Legends fans are also confused by Faker hate.

Lee “Spirit” Da-yoon says the team pretends MaRin doesn’t get killed when it happens.

The format for the NA/EU Rift Rivals tournament has changed.

Wolf says he’s a hugger.

Comments from Jo “CoreJJ” Yong-in after Samsung Galaxy’s win on Wednesday.

Ninjas in Pyjamas released its Overwatch roster.

Best from around the web:

League of Legends

Red Bull will reportedly drop its sponsorship of Cloud9 and TSM because of conflict of interest.

A look at the next installment of the G2/Unicorns of Love rivalry.

Esports helped Schalke 04 secure a major sponsorship.

Interviews with CLG’s Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes and TSM’s Vincent “Biofrost” Wang.

The best of Zachary “Sneaky” Scuderi on Cloud9.

An interview with Andy “Smoothie” Ta.


ENCE released its roster.

Two players have left Tainted Minds.

A viewer’s guide for the ECS Season 3 Finals.


Blizzard stealthily nerfed some aimbot hacks in the latest patch.

The game’s new map has plenty of hidden secrets.

Breaking down the Team USA World Cup roster.

Other games

A look at the best super Super Smash Bros Melee players.

A look at whether casters should be allowed to compete at Valve qualifying events in Dota 2.


League Champions Korea (LoL)

Afreeca Freecs 2:0 MVP

KT Rolster 2:0 Ever8


(All times Eastern)

League Champions Korea (LoL)

SK Telecom T1 vs. ROX Tigers, 7 a.m.

European League Championship Series (LoL)

Misfits vs. Vitality, 11 a.m.

Fnatic vs. H2K, 2 p.m.


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