The NFL Foundation will contribute $1 million to Hurricane Florence relief efforts, where it will be distributed to organizations that will address the immediate needs of those impacted throughout the Carolinas and other areas. “The NFL family sends its support to the individuals, families and communities affected by Hurricane Florence,” said Goodell. “Natural disasters like this are devastating. As communities in and around the Carolinas recover and rebuild, we hope these funds will provide some measure of relief in the days, weeks and months ahead.”
TeamSnap is teaming up with Champion Athleticwear to serve as the official provider of custom fanwear sold through TeamSnap’s Team Store. The Team Store ecommerce platform gives TeamSnap’s 20 million users direct access to purchase custom branded Champion apparel through the app.
Digital media company, UNINTERRUPTED, is partnering with Facebook to present I Am More: OBJ, a new Odell Beckham Jr. docu-series airing exclusively on Facebook Watch every Friday this fall. The 16-episode docu-series will follow the New York Giants’ star wide receiver throughout the 2018 NFL campaign.
Rotoworld is launching its first-ever NHL and NBA daily fantasy sports toolkits. Available for purchase now on the site with the toolkits designed to help users build smarter lineups utilizing an exclusive algorithm based on various statistics and factors for FanDuel, Yahoo! and DraftKings contests. Both products feature a lineup optimizer that enables users to generate up to 150 lineups, player projections, full customization of lineups and projections, and additional features such as DFS player stats, team stats and news.
TwitchCon 2018 will see Doritos in the trenches, with the announcement of the Doritos Bowl on Oct. 27 in San Jose. The event will feature top gamers competing in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s new battle royale mode, Blackout, anchored by Ninja, Shroud, CouRage, and DrLupo. Team Ninja will see him joined by JoshOG, Gold Glove and Fearitself. Shoud’s group will include Just9n, Chocotaco and Chad. Team CouRage will add Karma, TeePee and Hysteria. DrLupo’s squad, meanwhile, will bring Anne Munition, Mad Ruski and Ninja with no L to the table.
Plans for the Capcom Cup 2018 tournament are cemented, taking place from Dec. 14-16 at Esports Arena Las Vegas have finally dropped. In mid-December, the action will be heading to Las Vegas. The event will see 32 of the best Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition players in the world square off for at $250,000 as part of the tournament in addition to an additional DLC prize pool. The 32 competitiors will be based on worldwide standings on the Capcom Pro Tour website.
World Cyber Games inked a Memorandum of Understanding with Qujiang New District of Xi’an, China to hold the WCG 2019 finals from July 18-21, 2019, with Xi’an as the venue.
MNF sees Seahawks/Bears face off on ESPN at 8p.