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School Bets Video Game Scholarship Can Draw Talent


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League of Legends, Robert Morris University

In this Sept. 23, 2014 photo, Robert Morris University Illinois freshmen, from left, Sondra Burrows, Brian Rodonis and Alex Chapman practice playing the video game League of Legends with their collegiate teammates at their on-campus training facility in Chicago. The small private university is offering hefty scholarships for players of League of Legends, which has become one of the most popular games for organized team competitions nationwide.

Credit: AP Photo/M. Spencer Green

As a teenager, holed up in his bedroom, illuminated by the glow of his laptop, Youngbin Chung became addicted to video games. Ten-hours-a-day addicted.

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