Wide World of Electronic Sports: Episode 142

Get in! It's time to talk the latest and greatest in esports.


Hey Shackers! Monday is upon us once more so it's time to take a trip around the wonderful world of Electronic Sports. Hosts Bryan Lefler and Rodney Conyers Jr will be breaking down the hottest, oddest, and sometimes downright strangest stories in Esports.

The fun kicks off at 3:30PT/6:30ET over on the Shacknews Twitch Channel.

The news at the top of the hour will be centered around the extraordinarly talented LeBron James. Of course, a player of his stature is no stranger to groundbreaking achievements however this one comes in the form of a fighting game. Sporting his Space Jam: A new Legacy outfit he crash lands into WB Multiversus 7/26 and needless it has the gaming community in an absolute frenzy. Shorlty after that we'll be diving into news about a chess tournament in Moscow Russia. It is reported that one of the chess robots accidentally grabbed and broke and young man's finger mistaking it for one of the game's pieces. Has the rise of the machine's begun? You'll have to tune in to findout.

In more mouthwatering news, last but certainly not least is Sauce Talk. This is where we'll dig into some of the spiciest news in food and pop culture, some of which includes news about KFC. From collaborating with Jack Harlow, to bringing back beloved food items of menus past it seems as if the Colonel knows exactly what the people want. The company has unveiled the new Flossy "Chicken Porridge" Original Recipe in Singapore. You'll have to tune in to get our in-depth thoughts on this.

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Rodney is the current co-host of Wide World of Electronic Sports as well as an interviewer and journalist.

His fiery passion for all things gaming was initially sparked by his father –who at the time worked the electronics section at Walmart– purchased him and his younger siblings Pokémon Gold and Silver for the Gameboy Color.

As a natural performer you can find the majority of Rodney's work in gaming in front of the camera in esports. He's worked in commentary, interviewing, and hosting positions for various companies such as AT&T, Red Bull, Amazon Prime Video, CEO Gaming, and NXNE! When Rodney isn't doing something gaming related you can find him writing theatre music, hosting sneaker conventions, and much more!

Rodney can be reached at rodneyconyersjr@shacknews.com and on Twitter @rodneyconyersjr.

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