video games

April 18, 2020 - 12:17 pm
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Wan Kuzain is more than your average gamer. He's got street cred. That's because when he was 17, Kuzain accepted a challenge from noted video game enthusiast (and former NFL player) Chad Johnson — and beat him. The former Pro Bowler known as Ochocinco tweeted...
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Jordan Cohn
March 31, 2020 - 7:52 pm
ESPN will air a players-only NBA 2K tournament where Kevin Durant, Trae Young, Donovan Mitchell and others face off in the well-known video game franchise as basketball goes virtual.
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BJ Barretta
March 28, 2020 - 1:54 pm
Using EA Sports NHL 20 Creation Mode, RADIO.COM Sports Simulations created the movie Mighty Ducks with the skills and attributes each character demonstrated on screen.
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Jordan Cohn
March 25, 2020 - 1:16 pm
In the wake of the hiatus throughout the world of sports due to coronavirus, video games have become a very popular way to pass the time. Madden NFL games blend the best of video games and sports, and some players within the series were just unfair.
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FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Trevor May throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during a baseball game in Minneapolis. Trevor May has been preparing for this. Not precisely for a global pandemic that would bring sports — and so much else — to an unprecedented standstill. But a break in the baseball schedule? That's something the Minnesota Twins reliever — and pro video game streamer — thought might happen eventually. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
March 25, 2020 - 2:06 am
Trevor May has been preparing for this. Not precisely for a global pandemic that would bring sports — and so much else — to an unprecedented standstill. Even hours and hours of dystopian video games couldn't help foresee that. But a break in the baseball schedule? That's something the Minnesota...
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, Denny Hamlin, left, leads the pack at the start of the NASCAR Cup Series championship auto race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, in Homestead, Fla. NASCAR and IndyCar have each called off their races this weekend. NASCAR was scheduled to run Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway without spectators but said Friday, March 13, 2020, it is calling off this weekend and next week’s race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. IndyCar was scheduled to open its season Sunday on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida, but suspended it’s season through the end of April. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
March 17, 2020 - 10:01 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch and other NASCAR drivers have signed on to race in an exhibition esports series while their cars are kept off the tracks amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. NASCAR and iRacing announced the formation of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational...
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RADIO.COM Sports
March 10, 2020 - 8:00 am
Gamers have long hoped that 2K Sports would return to producing NFL video games. Those wishes will come true next year. The NFL and 2K announced Tuesday a multiyear partnership for games. It's the first time since 2004 that 2K has produced an NFL game. “The league has been expanding its presence...
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, gestures with Joao Felix, right during a training session at the Bessa stadium in Porto, Portugal, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Portugal will face Switzerland Wednesday in a UEFA Nations League semifinal soccer match. (AP Photo/Luis Vieira)
June 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PORTO, Portugal (AP) — When João Félix first found himself in the same locker room as Cristiano Ronaldo, he said it felt like being in a video game. "It was weird. I had never seen him live, so close to me like that," the Portuguese teenage sensation said. "I told my friends later that it looked...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, Kyle Kilponen, center, at the time a senior and coach for the competitive League of Legends team, prepares for team tryouts during a gathering of gamers in the Communication Arts and Sciences building on the Michigan State Campus in East Lansing. A month after the NCAA voted to table a discussion regarding esports, “League of Legends” publisher Riot Games has launched a governing body for its college and high school competitive video game activities. The Riot Scholastic Association of America will feature a six-member advisory board that oversees all “League of Legends” college competition, the company announced Wednesday. May 22, 2019. (Nick King/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
May 22, 2019 - 6:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A month after the NCAA voted to table a discussion regarding esports, "League of Legends" publisher Riot Games launched a governing body for its college and high school competitive video game activities. The Riot Scholastic Association of America (RSAA) will feature a six-member...
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In this undated photo provided by The Strong Museum, packaging for the 12 finalists for induction into the World Video Game Hall of Fame sit on display in Rochester, N.Y. The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall officials said Thursday, March 21, 2019, after narrowing the field to 12. An expert committee will choose which of the finalists will be inducted May 2. Gamers can weigh in with an online ballot through March 28. ( Victoria Gray/The Strong Museum via AP)
March 21, 2019 - 2:16 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall officials said Thursday after narrowing the field to 12. "Will 'Centipede' devour the competition? Can 'Mortal Kombat' fight its way to victory? Will '...
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