BC-Sports Showcase Digest,ADVISORY
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OVERWATCH LEAGUE-WINNING WILPONS
MONDAY, July 15
NEW YORK —Mets COO Jeff Wilpon is primed to win a championship this summer— in esports. The Wilpon-owned New York Excelsior have been a juggernaut during the inaugural season of the Overwatch League, and Wilpon is being praised for his leadership of the video game club. His roster, comprised mostly of South Korean players, is the top seed entering the playoffs and a heavy favorite to win the league’s first Grand Final in Brooklyn on July 27 and 28. By Jake Seiner. UPCOMNG: 1000 words, photos by 3 a.m. Monday.
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