Azubu Voodoo

June 15, 2016

The Dynamic Queue

June 13, 2016

Ranking the IGNs of all LCS starters (and a few subs)

Finding the right username with the last name “Smith” has been an ongoing struggle for most of my life. Good thing I’m not a professional player.

June 7, 2016

Comparing League of Legends teams to their traditional sports counterparts

FC Schalke 04 is one of many traditional sports organizations to have entered esports in the last year.

May 28, 2016

Five outrageous Reddit reactions to CLG beating SKT

In case you haven’t been on Twitter or Reddit yet (or if you just slept really, really late), Counter Logic Gaming beat SK Telecom T1 this morning at the Mid Season Invitational.

May 6, 2016

“Immortals seem pretty boosted” and why trash talk in esports is good

In an interview before the spring finals of the North American League of Legends Championship Series, Team Liquid’s Joshua “Dardoch” Hartnett said four words that shook the community to its core for all of a couple of hours.

May 4, 2016

Elephants vs. Donkeys: The Campaign Collection

It’s election season and we just couldn’t help ourselves. At Slingshot, we share an office with a political journalism publication, and it’s kind of difficult not to get caught up in the insanity of this year’s election, especially when news channels are on TV in the background all day. So we thought, “What better way […]

April 21, 2016

Games that paved the way for the rise of League of Legends and esports

Being an esports fan, sometimes we can take for granted how far we have come since the first video games hit the market.

April 13, 2016

How traditional sports influenced Renegades’ style

Rob “Leonyx” Lee was tasked with helping mold Renegades’ identity after it rebranded from Misfits last July. He had plenty of thoughts drawing from his background in traditional sports, but as a Pittsburgh native, one stuck out the most: The Terrible Towel.

March 22, 2016