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Barstool Sports sells to Penn National in a $ 450 million deal, Recode

Barstool Sports sells to Penn National in a $ 450 million deal, Recode

A media company has become a sports betting company: The owner of Barstool Sports has agreed to sell the popular and controversial digital sports publisher to Penn National Gaming, a regional gambling operator. The deal values Barstool, which has its roots as a rowdy Boston sports blog founded in 2003, at an eye-popping $450 million.…

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Esports gamers experience same stressors as pro athletes, study finds, Ars Technica

Esports gamers experience same stressors as pro athletes, study finds, Ars Technica

Under pressure — Researchers interviewed seven elite players of Counter-Strike Global Offensive. Jennifer Ouellette - Nov 19, 2019 5:56 pm UTC Enlarge / A new study by researchers at the University of Chichester in England found that esports players who compete in major tournaments face the same level of stress as pro-athletes.ESL/University of ChichesterProfessional athletes…

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