Is playing video games a sport?
He's at the top of his game, he's broke records, he has endorsement deals and makes millions a year playing a game. I'm talking about some famous basketball player right? or maybe a superstar football player.
No, I'm talking about Tyler Blevins aka Ninja, a 27-year-old streamer. Ninja graces the cover of ESPN Magazine this month, a place usually reserved for LeBron or Messi. This choice by ESPN has seen the return of the question "Is playing video games a sport?".
It is debatable but one thing is for sure, respect where respect is due!