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League of Legends World Championship dates and venues announced

Riot Games announced the locations, venues and dates of the League of Legends World Championship Thursday morning, with Berlin, Madrid and Paris making the cut.Starting Oct. 2 and running until Nov. 10, 24 teams from 13 regional leagues will...

Esports returns to X Games with Apex Legends

ESPN announced on Thursday the EXP Invitational, a professional Apex Legends event to be held at X Games Minneapolis Aug. 2-3, marking the return of esports to X Games after a three-year absence.Editor's PicksMarshmello, Ninja, Sodapoppin, Logic headline Metarama...

Eight crazy traditions from Wimbledon’s Centre Court

Illustration by Brandon LovingYou Cannot Be Serious is ESPN The Magazine's satire page. Because, you know, this whole sports thing? It's meant to be fun!Who doesn't love the general Anglophilia that is Wimbledon? We present eight Centre Court traditions...

LEC power rankings through summer split Week 2

On the wake of a tense second week of action, the foggy LEC's picture became even blurrier.Although the European region has seen similar situations across the years, the level of play in 2019 has been much closer than usual....

Del Potro suffers second fracture in right knee

Juan Martin del Potro has suffered a second fracture in his right knee in the past year, a spokesman for the Argentine tennis player tweeted Thursday.Del Potro withdrew from the Queen's Club grass-court event Wednesday after injuring his knee...

‘There are other kids coming’: How Canada is becoming a tennis power

It was an extended, magical moment that may live on in the lore and legend of tennis, the moment when the nation of Canada turned into a global power.First, Toronto native Bianca Andreescu, 18 at the time, became the...

Can Hammerin’ Cameron Maybin stick in the Bronx?

Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty ImagesNEW YORK -- To those who witnessed the batting practice rounds, it seemed as if every single pitch Cameron Maybin hit either ended up clanging off the deepest bleacher seats or blasting into billboards and stadium signs...

MLB Awards Watch: An epic MVP race, Cy Young picks and more

Quinn Harris/Getty ImagesDavid SchoenfieldCloseDavid SchoenfieldESPN Senior WriterSenior writer of SweetSpot baseball blog Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with ESPN.com since 1995Follow on TwitterMidway through the MLB season, the races for the 2019 awards are starting to take shape. Who...

How ‘Get it out of the ocean’ stoked a rivalry — and L.A.’s T-shirt...

LOS ANGELES -- The BreakingT Slack channel is usually quiet on Sundays, even during baseball season. But that changed on June 9. Their director of marketing, Dominic Bonvissuto, an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers, watched Max Muncy...