Quantcast

S.N.O.T.: 12.7.19

Must Read

Michael Schumacher’s latest health update given by Italian neurosurgeon

'He is very altered and deteriorated... nothing like we remember him': Italian neurosurgeon leaks update on Michael Schumacher's health...

Steve Borthwick to leave England No 2 coaching role after Six Nations to be Leicester head coach

Steve Borthwick to leave England No 2 coaching role after the Six Nations to take over as Leicester head...
Distinct Athletehttp://Distinctathlete.com
DistinctAthlete.com is an entertaining sports site. The site specializes in viral sports content. Content includes controversial and original opinions, news stories, off-beat stories, humorous videos, entertaining photos, exclusive interviews, and witty banter between the writers and commenters. Distinct Athlete was launched in May of 2012 and has been featured and/or cited on several prominent sports sites.

Apparently professional video gaming is a thing now – a big thing. I came across an article recently that referred to the pro-gamers as Electronic Athletes.

While it’s hard to imagine the stereotypical gamer standing next to J.J. Watt and classifying them both as pro athletes (one of these things is not like the others…), apparently people do think they’re comparable. A lot of people.

While I’m no closer to pro-gamer level than I am pro-football player, it is interesting to see the rise of e-Sports and such. I know there’ve been Madden Tournaments with big prizes for quite some time now, but that’s not all there is to it.

It’s been gaining traction for years: Pro Video Gamers Make Millions Before The Age of 30

And there are serious hardcore training regimens to follow:

With it, an entire set of cottage industries, including the rise of the YouTube Game Guru:

Apparently I have to get my head out of the Houston Texans and heavy metal hole it’s been in for decades and start paying attention to the real “virtual” world around me…

What’s been a thing that you didn’t know was a thing until you learned that it was, well, a thing?

It’s Saturday night and it’s alright for gaming…or any other random thing, Texans-related or not, you want to chat about.

Go To Original Source
Author:

Mike Bullock

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Double blow for Richard Johnson as he suffers broken arm

Double blow for Richard Johnson as he suffers broken arm... and it's now a race against time in order to be ready for March's...

Oklahoma State wide receiver Tyrell Alexander to transfer, per report

Oklahoma State’s wide receiving corp has taken a hit as Tyrell Alexander has reportedly entered the transfer portal, according to Cody Nagel of GoPokes,...

A Daily Feather For This Look At The ACC Race

Jason Evans, who has done a great job with the DBR Podcast, weighs in with this look at the ACC race to date. Here’s...

More Articles Like This