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A varied collection of podcasts from theScore Esports that spans from the hottest stories in esports and gaming to audio documentaries that take a look back at the journeys of your favorite players, teams and games.

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A varied collection of podcasts from theScore Esports that spans from the hottest stories in esports and gaming to audio documentaries that take a look back at the journeys of your favorite players, teams and games.

    Don't @ Me: The Biggest Esports Scandal You've Never Heard Of

    Don't @ Me: The Biggest Esports Scandal You've Never Heard Of

    Imagine you’re an esports athlete in a relatively small scene.

    There aren't that many opportunities to really make bank, so when you compete and place well in the biggest event of the year for your scene, it is a huge deal.

    But there’s a problem. Because the tournament organizer is in way over their heads, and because there's a loophole in the contract you signed, you never get paid out. Now, nine months after the tournament took place, you’re stuck in limbo wondering if you’ll ever see a dime.

    That's what happened to the esports pros in this story.

    • 11 min
    Don't @ Me: Sexual Misconduct Allegations in Esports and Streaming

    Don't @ Me: Sexual Misconduct Allegations in Esports and Streaming

    Trigger Warning: Description of Sexual Assault and Harassment
    Over the past few weeks hundreds of accusations of sexual assault and sexual misconduct have been made against members of the gaming, esports and streaming world. Some of them involving previously beloved and high ranking members of those communities.
    This is a massive movement, working to expose years of predatory behavior and abuses of power.
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    • 15 min
    The Story Of Hiko

    The Story Of Hiko

    Spencer “Hiko” Martin has pretty much been playing Counter-Strike since it came out. Regarded as one of North America’s longest-standing, OG, top-tier talents, he’s known to be one of the smartest players his region has ever seen.

    The problem is that he’s also bar none the unluckiest.

    This is the Story of Hiko

    • 24 min
    Don't @ Me: The Story Behind Twitch's $25 Million Sex Addiction Lawsuit

    Don't @ Me: The Story Behind Twitch's $25 Million Sex Addiction Lawsuit

    Recently Twitch was served a $25 million lawsuit.

    The person suing them believes that the HUNDREDS of women streamers he follows make his sex addiction worse and it's Twitch’s fault.

    Yeah, this story is as crazy as it sounds.

    • 6 min
    Don't @ Me: We Need to Talk About Cheating Accusations in CS:GO

    Don't @ Me: We Need to Talk About Cheating Accusations in CS:GO

    On Monday a CS:GO team called Chaos Esports Club beat MIBR in a hard fought best-of-three series to move on in the CS Summit NA regional qualifier.

    Almost immediately afterwards accusations of cheating were leveled against members of Chaos, specifically a young player named leaf, from mostly Brazilian MIBR supporters.

    But what’s worse is that leaf then started receiving waves of abuse and even death threats on social media. He’s 16 years old, and his situation has brought to the fore a crucial question that we as part of the CS:GO community need to answer:

    How do we address the question of whether or not someone cheated, without enabling harassment, abuse and death threats from angry, unhinged fans?

    • 11 min
    Don't @ Me: Mixer Is Dead

    Don't @ Me: Mixer Is Dead

    Mixer announced they will be ceasing operations completely.

    Microsoft’s competitor to Twitch, the platform that signed Ninja and Shroud to MASSIVE multi-million dollar exclusivity deals, is no more. And they’re sending all of their users over the Facebook Gaming.

    So how did this happen? And what’s next for Shroud and Ninja?

    • 10 min

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