The Popularity and Benefits of Esports Explained


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In part one of a wide-ranging two-part conversation with Bonnie Bernstein, an incredibly accomplished sports journalist and producer of the recent ESPN Esports documentary “Good Game”, Kate and Bonnie dive into the popularity of esports, how the benefits of gaming parallel those of traditional sports, and why a lot of our assumptions about gaming are simply wrong. To watch “Good Game”, visit: For a free 90 day subscription visit:

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