Slingshot Editor-In-Chief. Former newspaper reporter from Cleveland, Ohio.

ESPN Esports EIC interview, Ask the pros

Our top stories from Thursday: Analysis of the most picked and banned champions in the League of Legends Championship Series. Staff writer Joe Cannavino tells casual LoL players what they can and can’t apply to their own games from watching the LCS. Also, read Joe’s three takeaways from yesterday’s European LCS action. Best from around

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Winning early means nothing: Joe’s LCS blog

For anyone trying to make any predictions about the rest of the spring European League of Legends Championship Series split, this was an important week. The two teams that are probably on the top of everyone’s list faced off today, and none of the preseason favorites is 3–0. Here are some quick takeaways after today’s

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LCS Week 2 primers, Reddit AMAs, figuring out rosters

Our top stories from Wednesday: Walter “Ceades” Fedczuk’s North American League of Legends Championship Series power rankings. Staff writer Joe Cannavino’s rewind of Week 1 in the LCS. The best from around the web: Riot Games’ August “Gypsylord” Browning talks about his design philosophy. Analysis of the first week of the new-look Fnatic League of

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CSGO tournament changes, more details on ESPN Esports

ESL announced rule changes for all its CounterStrike: Global Offensive tournaments Friday morning, adjusting round and bomb timers among other things. Fascinating story with a good layout about professional World Of Tanks player Kevin “canadianimpact” Mahoney. A look at some potential problems with a new organization, the World Esports Council. Thorin wrote about the shelf

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