Major League Gaming Strikes Content Deal with ESPN

ESPN.com announced today that it has entered a content agreement with Major League Gaming to bring competitive professional gaming to the ESPN network.

As part of the agreement, ESPN will serve as an outlet for MLG news and provide coverage of the league's 2008 Pro Circuit Competitions with streaming matches, scores and professional player interviews. The network plans to provide coverage to a variety of its programs and platforms. MLG will host ESPN co-branded online gaming tournaments.

ESPN.com has also launched a dedicated competitive gaming section, featuring news, team spotlights and player bios.

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