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ESPN Scores ‘Madden NFL 16 Championship' Telecast

RELATED: Comcast Gears Up for ESports

ESPN2 will jump into the eSports arena with the June 14 live telecast of the Madden NFL 16 Championship, the network said Monday.

The telecast, marking the first time ESPN has televised the eSports event, will take place from the Novo Theater in Los Angeles, said the network. The winner will take home a $50,000 prize.

ESPN’s Madden 16 Championship telecast follows TNT’s premiere last month of the ELeague