Counter Logic Gaming Halo Champions Demonstrate Potential In Esports

March 29, 2016

The Halo World Champions have been crowned and their name is Counter Logic Gaming. 16 teams qualified into group stages and were put into a bracket of a $2.5 million prize pool. The winners would claim $1milllion while teams in 2nd, 3rd and 4th place would receive a smaller portion of the pool. Halo is a first person shooter where teams of four must defeat the opposing team in game…

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Can the IOC Distinguish Major and Alternate Sports?

March 29, 2016

In the United States, we only consider a few sports to be major and all others to be an alternate sport. But these sports we consider alternate can be a popular sport in many other countries and sports we consider major can be alternate sports in those countries. So what internationally decides whether an activity should be considered a major sport? Well the International Olympic Committee goes through a process…

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Defending Wrestling Before WrestleMania 32

March 28, 2016

Wrestlemania 32 is coming up in less than two weeks and WWE fans are excited for the biggest wrestling event of the year. Household names like the Undertaker and former UFC Champion Brock Lesnar headline the card, giving it mainstream press that the company desires. WWE has even managed to garner coverage on ESPN the last couple of years for their big event and is expected to sell out AT&T Stadium…

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Out of the Ordinary: The Other Sports

March 28, 2016

In the United States we commonly consider Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Hockey as a major sport. But outside of this Big 4, athletes compete in many other sports around the globe. We, Sunset Sports, will take you on a World wide journey as we look into the history and culture of “out of the ordinary”. So hold on tight and get ready to rumble! We’re about to slide through the world of…

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Kyle Brown: Professional Skeleton Slider

March 27, 2016

Kyle Brown was born and raised in Concord, NH (my hometown) was where he played football, ice hockey and track and field in high school. In college, he continued his athletic career, playing all three sports at Springfield College in Springfield, Ma. He then graduated with a degree in exercise science, with a concentration in sport performance. During the off-season, Kyle was a strength coach and personal trainer in Woburn, Mass. at…

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