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Josh Bury
News Editor

Bio

Lover of all things Blizzard, Josh has also returned to League of Legends after more than 7 years. He identifies with Reinhardt because he, too, is an old man past his prime trying to co-exist with a new generation of heroes.
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Riot Games extend franchising application deadline
The application period for a spot in the franchised 2018 NA LCS has been extended to July 28 from the original deadline of July 14, according to a Riot Games spokesperson. The decision...
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Pobelter on Olleh: 'If I had to compare him to one character in the game, he's actually kind of like Bard'
With Immortals, Eugene "Pobelter" Park has seen seasons that run the full spectrum of success. The team had dominant regular season performances in 2016, but started 2017 with a whimper....
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What to watch in League this week: Longzhu look for the runback against SKT; Cloud9, P1 hope to recover from Week 6
There is plenty of hype to go around this week in League of Legends as Longzhu looks for the runback against SKT, a pair of struggling NA squads face off, and the best from each EU LCS...
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Akaadian on Echo Fox's 10-man roster 'It's really weird that you play your competition [for practice]. You don't play your competition in things like football and basketball'
Echo Fox jungler Matt "Akaadian" Higginbotham knows both the highs and lows of the NA LCS after a rookie campaign in spring 2017 that saw him make an immediate impact on carry junglers...
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Laser Kittenz CEO on OWL's appeal to investors: 'There's definitely a lot more interest, globally, than what was announced today'
The reveal of the first seven Overwatch League franchises Wednesday gave fans their first palpable information about the league's structure since it was announced back in November, with...
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What you need to know about Overwatch's newest hero, Doomfist
Overwatch's debut cinematic trailer showed a battle in a museum over Doomfist's Gauntlet. Over two and a half years later, players will finally be able to wield it for themselves....
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P1's MikeYeung: 'I believe that I have the most potential to improve as one of the only rookie players coming into the summer split'
Phoenix1's split got off to a surprising 0-6 start, but they have won three of their four matches over the last two weeks. While it's tempting to attribute the rally to the team's new...
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Caps on EU at Rift Rivals: 'I think we should be able to beat all the NA teams since they have not played versus our unique style before'
Fnatic's improvement as a team continues, and mid laner Rasmus "Caps" Winther has developed alongside them. With the label of "Baby Faker" hovering in the background, Caps has shown, as...
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Social media following, willingness to relocate among Blizzard's scouting report questions for top Overwatch players
Scouting in esports has always been something of an oddity, and Tuesday's announcement that the Overwatch League would issue scouting reports on top players to prospective teams was an...
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Esports Spotlight with FaZe Clan's Erik Anderson: 'I think WESA only succeeds...as a separate entity from ESL'
FaZe Clan made headlines in May 2016 when they left the nascent World Esports Association (WESA) less than two weeks after the organization's reveal to the public. But now, more than a...
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Overwatch League to compile scouting report for team owners; select players can opt in
Overwatch League commissioner Nate Nanzer revealed Tuesday that the League will compile a scouting report to be issued to OWL teams. In the announcement, posted on the official OWL...
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What to watch in League this week: TSM and Immortals throw down, another Telecom War
Week 5 of the Summer Split has arrived, and it's time for narratives to be strengthened, or to crumble. In the West, the powerhouses have new challengers; in Korea the big names will do...
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The weird story behind Tea Lizard
The Tea Lizard incident, which took place on June 21, 2016, is a crazy story about a weird internet memer who trolled the entire internet... with a little help from his friends.You may...
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Kikis, Amazing join Mysterious Monkeys
Update: The team has since tweeted a confirmation of the addition of both players, as well as the departure of Park "Jisu" Jin-cheol and Leon "Lamabear" Krüger. Original story: Recent...
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Path to Pro with Samson 'Lourlo' Jackson: 'I knew I could be a really good player and I just put in... so much effort'
Team Liquid's Samson "Lourlo" Jackson has already seen the highs and the lows of LCS competition. But the enthusiastic top laner, who got an offer from Liquid at the age of 17, started...
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Lourlo on his trust in Cain to lead TL, Piglet’s interview and how Doublelift helped him improve
Though Team Liquid got off to a shaky start in the 2017 NA LCS Summer Split, their top laner Sam "Lourlo" Jackson is confident his team and his new coach Jang "Cain" Nu-ri can turn...
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Deficio: 'The problem with [saying] the gap is closing is that there are two different gaps. The one to Korea and the one to SKT'
NInjas in Pyjamas have returned to the EU LCS for the 2017 Summer Split, and caster Martin "Deficio" Lynge was a member of the organization during their first stint. Though the team's...
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What to watch in League this week: Longzhu and CLG hope to build on Week 1, FlyQuest look to gain altitude
League of Legends is back, and Week 2 of the Summer Split will soon be upon the NA LCS, EU LCS and LCK. There's going to be a ton of action, but we've narrowed down the games to the few...
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Dyrus on Delta Fox's streamer-centric lineup: 'I wanted to come back to give the fans something to cheer for'
Echo Fox shocked the League of Legends world earlier this week when they announced their challenger team this upcoming split would be made up of five retired LoL pros, most of whom are...