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NYXL held a homecoming event where amateur New York players competed against the team’s professionals. Eagle photos by Paul Frangipane

ESports fans compete against their favorite team in Brooklyn

December 3 | By Paul Frangipane

In a pop-up shop on Atlantic Avenue on Friday night, more than 100 people crowded around dozens of computers to watch New York’s first official professional ESports franchise play competitive exhibition matches with its devout fans. New Yorkers decked themselves out in team gear to welcome home and compete against New York Excelsior (NYXL) of […]

NYXL during a past event. Photo courtesy of NYXL

ESports invades Brooklyn with Overwatch League’s New York Excelsior

November 30 | By Jaime DeJesus Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It is game on in Brooklyn! New York’s first official professional ESports franchise, New York Excelsior (NYXL) of the Overwatch League, is making its way to Brooklyn for competitive Overwatch tournaments, meet-and-greets with some of the country’s top gamers and merchandise sales. In Boerum Hill, the retail shop and gaming center opened by NYXL this […]

Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

Woman receives minor injury after Boerum Hill car crash with NYC DEP truck

November 13 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A woman driver received minor injuries when her vehicle and a truck belonging to the NYC Department of Environmental Protection collided at the corner of Smith Street and Atlantic Avenue at about 1:15 p.m. today, trapping the woman in the vehicle. The truck was able to pull off of the car and the unidentified woman […]