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Colin McNeil
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This Week in Esports ft. MarkZ's Silver Scrapes, Funny Moments from cs_summit and the "Daigod"
From the hype to the not-so-hype and the great to the not-so-great, theScore esports' Nicholas Doucet and Colin McNeil take you through everything esports from the past week. If you...
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CLG CEO Devin Nash: Franchising the NA LCS could kill Challenger, help fix 'insane' player salaries
Interview video time stamps and topics: 1:15: Hosts Colin, Kyle and Ryan chat about cs_summit and the LCS finals6:53: CLG CEO Devin Nash joins the podcast8:12: “We develop players...
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Moses on swag, banned former iBP members playing competitively: 'They’ve had enough taken from them'
Interview video time stamps and topics: 2:02: Hosts Colin, Kyle and Ryan discuss the latest in the Tainted Minds saga7:46: Moses jumps on, talks caster's freedom to trash talk in...
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Luminosity founder Steve Maida on NA CS:GO teams: ‘The thing they suffer from is they constantly switch rosters’
Interview video time stamps and topics: 1:40: The story beyond Maida's 'Buyaka' gaming tag4:55: On hosting Toronto Raptor Lucas Nogueira to play some CS7:13: How MLB pitcher Trevor May...
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Luminosity founder Steve Maida on the Overwatch League: 'It's yet to be seen if the viewership is actually there'
Interview video time stamps and topics: 1:40: The story beyond Maida's 'Buyaka' gaming tag4:55: On hosting Toronto Raptor Lucas Nogueira to play some CS7:13: How MLB pitcher Trevor May...
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Immortals CEO Noah Whinston: 'I think the idea that a career [in the LCS] has to be short is ludicrous'
You might have used your last English class as an excuse to take a power nap before lunch, but let's remember that Shakespeare once wrote: “Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking...
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theScore esports Podcast ep. 9: Immortals CEO Noah Whinston on the state of the LCS, retirement in esports
4:24: Whinston on Immortals, the first of the "new wave" of esports teams6:01: On building a fan community for Immortals8:10: Why investing in smaller esports can be detrimental to an...
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Weldon Green: 'One of NA’s biggest problems is lack of homegrown talent'
What’s the difference between NA and EU LCS? One is on track to need player unions, the other has the inmates running the asylum. At least according to Weldon Green. The League of...
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Former Tainted Minds ADC Cake: 'What I don't understand is that Riot OCE has completely dropped the ball on this matter'
No air conditioning, no internet, no doors. That was the alleged reality for Tristan "Cake" Côté-Lalumière, the former AD carry for League of Legends OPL team Tainted Minds. The...
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theScore esports Podcast ep. 8: Former Tainted Minds ADC Cake on the TM situation and Riot's weak response to controversy
2:08: Cake on how he first got into competitive LoL4:04: On first signing with Tainted Minds5:30: The Tainted Minds team house: No computers, no internet, no AC8:24: On publicly...
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Conrad Janzen on Dota 2's top-heavy scene: 'I would just love to see more tier 2 support'
Conrad Janzen, former Cloud9 player manager and current Twitch partnerships team member, has a few ideas. Appearing on theScore esports Podcast Monday, Janzen spoke on everything from...
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theScore esports Podcast ep. 6: Conrad Janzen on The International, Dota's Major system and Kiev
1:55: Conrad Janzen on Kiev invites, the amount of Chinese teams3:09: Janzen picks OG to win Kiev, Digital Chaos as the dark horse4:50: "100 minute games are very easily possible" at...
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Sadokist on the future of CS:GO: 'You can’t keep running events of that scale and expecting it to grow'
The road to a stable CS:GO scene will be paved with exclusivity, says Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett. One of the premier voices of Counter-Strike appeared on theScore esports Podcast Monday...
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Rogue CS:GO manager on the current competitive scene: 'It's not very healthy'
If you think competitive Counter-Strike is in an ideal spot right now, you've got no scope on the current CS:GO scene, according to Hampus "Shaabi" Johansson. The Rogue CS:GO manager...
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theScore esports Podcast ep. 5: Sadokist and Rogue CS:GO manager Hampus Johansson
2:00: Shaabi confirms Rogue's upcoming academy squad3:50: Why are Scandinavians so good at CS? "Even Norway"5:13: Shaabi on CS:GO's unhealthy scene and high player salaries7:28: Player...
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ChrisG on the Smash Bros. community: 'I just don’t think it wants to be part of the FGC'
Christopher “NYChrisG” Gonzalez is a veteran of the fighting game scene. Through the highs of CEO wins and EVO championships, to the lows of a 2016 that saw him sponsorless and grounded...
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Selfless Gaming's Ryu on surviving the big business invasion of esports: 'They want to squeeze out the orgs like us'
The small pond of esports has been attracting some very big fish lately. With juggernaut sports-business entities like the Philadelphia 76ers and Miami Heat moving into competitive...
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theScore esports Podcast ep. 4: Selfless Gaming owner Ryu and Beyond The Summit's Greg Laird
0:22: Ryu on selling all-female CS:GO to Dignitas1:30: the future of the female CS:GO scene2:57: how Selfless finds success among esports business giants5:54: how smaller esports orgs...
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Hardwell a hard sell for esports fans at IEM Katowice
It was a far cry from the EDM music festivals and dance clubs Robbert ‘Hardwell’ van de Corput is used to playing, and the IEM crowd showed it. The Dutch DJ took the stage at the Spodek...