mixed-reality sports
June 21, 2021

Study Dives into Motivations of People Using Mixed-Reality Sports

New technologies allow users to do things like racing their real bikes against other real people in a virtual world, and a new study outlines what motivates people to use these mix-reality sports platforms. The findings offer insights for future iter...

June 21, 2021

Colleges Adding Women’s eSports Division This Fall

Within the last month, a new esports division was launched that plans to alter the newly competitive gaming landscape in college athletics. The new esports league, *gameHERS Collegiate Division, will provide a "safe, inclusive online community" fo...

October 5, 2017

The Rise of Esports: Competitive gaming growing in popularity

The word “athlete” likely doesn’t conjure images of teenagers planted in front of a computer screen, vigorously clicking away at their keyboards and mice. But competitive gamers across Illinois are determined to change that. The esports ...

September 19, 2017

Survey: Readers say ‘no’ to sanctioning esports

Last month, Coach & Athletic Director asked readers whether esports (video gaming) should be a sanctioned high school sports. There's currently a movement in Illinois to sanction esports within the next two years. Here are the results of our t...