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Like sports stars everywhere, professional-level video gamers need a place to practice, and for the high-tech athletes of the Evil Geniuses — the Yankees of the video gaming world — that place is the Lair, a sock-strewn tract house on an ordinary side street in this breezy island city east of San Francisco. With its redundant Internet connections and eight-to-a-toilet dormitory rooms, the Lair is a clubhouse and a crash pad: a residential exercise space where digital Derek Jeters can roll out of bed and stumble downstairs for workouts in the gym.
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Choice read!! cheers smile.gif
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Really a great quote from Garfield about the pointlessness of the "is it a sport" question.

As he said, the skills, prizes, crowds, and overall scene can speak for itself without labels.
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