Alex Rodriguez, Shaquille O'neal, and Magic Johnson are only some of the professional athletes getting involved in the biggest and newest sport: Competitive Video Gaming or eSports (Electronic Sports). This past Monday, the Philadelphia 76ers along with a group of investors purchased a professional gaming team by the name of Dignitas along with Team Apex - most commonly known for their dominance in the free to play mega-hit League of Legends. In acquiring ownership in these two teams, they now enter the arena in games such as Overwatch, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Heroes of the Storm, and Smite. See the video below for more details.
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