29 JAN

First-Ever Verizon Media “In the Know Bowl 2020” Featuring Call of Duty® Esports Players and NFL Players

BOCA RATON, FL - January 29, 2020 -  Misfits Gaming Group’s Florida Mutineers will host the first ever “In The Know Bowl 2020” with Verizon Media’s mobile-first content brand In The Know. The live Call of Duty showdown will feature the Call of Duty League™ franchise team Florida Mutineers players alongside NFL players including Davante Adams, Todd Gurley, Leonard Fournette, and more, in addition to celebrity guests on Friday, January 31st in Miami, FL. The event will be livestreamed on In The Know’s social channels from 5PM to 8PM EST and co-streamed on YouTube.

The exhibition pairs top professional Call of Duty players and influencers with pro athletes in a single-elimination 2v2 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare® tournament. Kay Adams, host of NFL’s Good Morning Football, will be interviewing players and athletes live from the red carpet, and major Call of Duty shoutcasters MerK and Maven will provide in-game action and commentary.

The Florida Mutineers, Misfits Gaming’s pro Cody ‘Clix’ Conrod, Atlanta Faze’s Hannah ‘NoisyButters’ Bryan and more will be matched with a partner from the lineup of NFL athletes. The full roster includes:

In The Know will capture content, interviews and livestream the event on its Facebook and Instagram accounts, and across Verizon Media’s owned and operated brands Yahoo and AOL, as well as on the Florida Mutineers’ YouTube. “In The Know Bowl 2020” takes place in Miami on Friday, January 31st at 5PM EST.

In The Know is Verizon Media’s mobile-first, global content network that cultivates its audience by delivering innovative digital series and content to Gen Z and Millennials directly to their phones. Verizon Media recently expanded In The Know’s network to include a 24/7 programming slate covering everything from esports and entertainment, to commerce and news. Its global footprint spans the U.S., U.K, Canada, Australia, Philippines, India, Mexico, Taiwan, and Nigeria.

 

 

About Misfits Gaming Group (MGG)

Misfits Gaming Group (MGG) is a global esports and entertainment company. We compete in some of the most successful video game titles worldwide and are permanent partners in three franchised esports leagues: Riot Games' European League of Legends Championship Series (Misfits Gaming), Activision-Blizzard's Overwatch League (Florida Mayhem), and Activision-Blizzard's Call of Duty League (Florida Mutineers). Additionally, MGG has launched the $10M incubator and seed fund MSF/IO which is positioned to invest into the next generation of esports and gaming entrepreneurs. MGG utilizes world-class management and a deep understanding of the esports ecosystem to capitalize on the rampant global enthusiasm for esports and establish fruitful partnerships with international brands and organizations.

 

About Verizon Media

Verizon Media, a division of Verizon Communications, Inc., houses a trusted media ecosystem of premium brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost to help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and media partners to connect. From XR experiences to advertising and content technology, Verizon Media is an incubator of innovation and is revolutionizing the next generation of content creation in a 5G world.