Video Game Is Becoming A College Varsity Sport-And More Morning Links

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A private university in Chicago called Robert Morris University Illinois has announced a new program this month that is recognizing the growing legitimacy of what are known as “eSports.” According to our friends over at The Huffington Post, the school wants to give credit to those with a competitive spirit who don’t want to play traditional sports such as basketball or football, so they are offering hefty scholorships for players of one video game, League of Legends. Associate Athletic Director Kurt Melcher says he was surprised by how much feedback he’s getting. To read the full story, CLICK HERE.

And here are some more interesting links to kick off your Monday morning…

•  Costa Rica’s bicylce kick training looks fun [Extra Mustard]

•  Hope Solo was arrested for domestic violence [TMZ]

•  The ultimate belly flop fail compilation [Worldwide Interweb]

•  Watch a stunt driver’s jump to spectacularily wrong [Maxim]

•  10 people get a little freaky over ketchup [Radass]

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