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Documentary on Harrisburg University’s esports team to stream on Amazon Prime, Apple TV

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has one of the best esports teams in the country, and now they’re getting some cinematic love.

The Harrisburg Storm is the subject of a new 30-minute directory, which will be premiering at the PAX West Convention on Sept. 17 and streaming on Amazon Prime, Apple TV and Google Play afterwards.

“A Rising Storm: The Burgeoning World of College Esports” goes in-depth on the creation of the team, following them as they move up the ranks to become national champions two years in a row — the Harrisburg Storm won the ESPN National Overwatch Championships in 2019 and 2020. Cowboy Bear Ninja, a Harrisburg-based production company, made the movie, which was the creation of both Harrisburg University and Pavone Group.

The documentary will be premiering just as the 2020 HUE Invitational, the largest collegiate esports tournament in North America, begins. HUE is hosted by

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UFC’s commentary team on what it’s like to be cageside for the biggest fights in the world

UFC play-by-play commentator Jon Anik: Getty
UFC play-by-play commentator Jon Anik: Getty

Who has the hardest job in the UFC?

You could argue that there are just shy of 600 correct answers to that question, with the name of any fighter who steps foot in the Octagon a valid response. Jon Anik, Megan Olivi and Brendan Fitzgerald wouldn’t dare to dispute that notion, but the truth is that all three of them – as part of the UFC’s wider broadcast team – are subject to a similar level of scrutiny and pressure to their colleagues on the other side of the Octagon fence. Then there is Dan Hardy, who has stood inside the ring wearing cuts and bruises, but who now sits outside it, wearing a headset and a mic.

Play-by-play commentators Anik and Fitzgerald provide vital layers to the soundtrack of the in-ring action on their respective nights on the job, their contributions for the

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Unhappy with school options, parents team up to form learning pods to educate their kids

South Florida parents, desperate for in-person education for their kids during the COVID-19 pandemic, are teaming up with their neighbors to create 21st-century schoolhouses in their homes and offices, complete with teachers and tutors to supervise.

These parents were disappointed with the virtual offerings from South Florida’s school districts last spring, when COVID-19 abruptly forced school buildings to close, and fear their children will lose important social and academic skills as education remains online. They want to make sure the kids get a more substantive, live learning experience this fall.

The learning pods aren’t cheap; many will cost each family more than $1,000 a month. Educators fear the pods will exacerbate inequalities in the public school system, as parents who can afford them will pay to supplement their children’s online schooling, while those with fewer resources will have to make do with the public school systems’ distance offerings.

The parents

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Arsenal-Chelsea: Frank Lampard wants Chelsea to bring silverware into the new season, having already clinched a place in the Champions League.

Mikel Arteta needs that silverware just to keep his project in the Europa League.

[ MORE: Sancho to Man Utd latest ]

Yeah, the stakes are high for Saturday’s FA Cup Final, where the tournament’s winningest side meets its blue London rivals at 12:30 pm ET.

FA Cup history

Arsenal has won the FA Cup a record 13 times, one more than Manchester United and five more times than its Saturday opponents. Chelsea last won in 2018 while Arsenal won the previous season.

Last chance for silverware

While Chelsea is still technically alive in Europe, down 3-0 to Bayern Munich and the home leg of a Champions League Round of 16 tie, the FA Cup Final is far and away both clubs’ best chance at silverware in their new

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Barbie launches ‘Campaign Team’ doll set featuring a black woman as a presidential candidate

Barbie has released a new 2020 “Campaign Team” set, which features a black doll as a presidential candidate.

While the current US presidential nominees are both white men, toy company Mattel is hoping to nurture the dreams of young girls that they could one day become the first female president.

The new launch features four dolls who each have roles within the campaign and election process, including a black presidential candidate dressed in a pink blazer who comes holding a microphone.

The other dolls are also all women, including a campaign manager, a fundraiser, and a voter.

Mattel said the set aims to “expose girls to public leadership roles and pique their interest in shaping the future”.

“Since 1959, Barbie has championed girls and encouraged them to be leaders whether in the classroom, community or someday, of the country,” said Lisa McKnight, senior vice president and global head of Barbie

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Barbie launches new “Campaign Team” dolls for 2020 election

Mattel announced a new Barbie 2020 “Campaign Team” set on Tuesday, featuring four dolls who each have roles within the campaign and election process. The set, which aims to “expose girls to public leadership roles and pique their interest in shaping the future,” consists of a candidate, campaign manager, campaign fundraiser and voter doll, according to a Mattel press release. 

The diverse collection of dolls features a Black Barbie as the candidate. 

“With less than a third of elected leaders in the U.S. being women, and Black women being even less represented in these positions, we designed the Barbie Campaign Team with a diverse set of dolls to show all girls they can raise their voices,” Lisa McKnight, the SVP and Global Head of Barbie & Dolls at Mattel, said in the press release. “Our goal is to remove barriers to leadership by giving girls the tools to imagine and

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There was no half-time fight and I won’t be picking team

Watford captain Troy Deeney has rejected talk he will be involved in team selection for Tuesday’s game with Manchester City and refuted reports there was a fight during half-time of Friday’s 3-1 defeat at West Ham.

Hayden Mullins has been appointed interim boss at Vicarage Road after Nigel Pearson left the role of head coach on Sunday, with the club 17th in the Premier League and three points above the relegation zone.

While Mullins and head of goalkeeping Graham Stack will take charge of the Hornets against City, the captain will be focused purely on matters on the pitch.

“I just want to put it out there, there was no fight at half-time,” Deeney told beIN Sports. “It is 2020, you don’t do that any more and certainly with all the cameras you would see a lot more if that was the case.

“The gaffer didn’t put his hands on

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There was no half-time fight and I will not be picking the Watford team

Troy Deeney shakes hands with Nigel Pearson - REUTERS
Troy Deeney shakes hands with Nigel Pearson – REUTERS

Watford captain Troy Deeney has rejected talk he will be involved in team selection for Tuesday’s game with Manchester City and refuted reports there was a fight during half-time of Friday’s 3-1 defeat at West Ham.

Hayden Mullins has been appointed interim boss at Vicarage Road after Nigel Pearson left the role of head coach on Sunday, with the club 17th in the Premier League and three points above the relegation zone.

While Mullins and head of goalkeeping Graham Stack will take charge of the Hornets against City, the captain will be focused purely on matters on the pitch.

“I just want to put it out there, there was no fight at half-time,” Deeney told beIN Sports. “It is 2020, you don’t do that any more and certainly with all the cameras you would see a lot more if that

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Team Trump Frantically Plots New Ways to Make Him Feel Good About Himself

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast/Getty
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast/Getty

On Tuesday night, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro—whom Donald Trump affectionately calls “my Peter”—decided to dump gasoline on a simmering fire when he sent USA Today a statement that it published as an op-ed in which he slammed Dr. Anthony Fauci for standing in the way of “the president’s courageous decision” making on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Having just downplayed the significance of anti-Fauci talking points that they themselves had sent to media outlets, members of the White House press office were left, once again, to repair the residual damage, insisting that the USA Today opinion piece didn’t go through the “normal White House clearance processes.”

But the fact that Navarro didn’t get official clearance for his statement was largely an irrelevant point. After all, he didn’t need it. According to three individuals familiar with the matter, in the past few months Trump

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