David Woods Indianapolis Star Published 12:29 PM EST Feb 8, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS – There is good and bad news for Butler basketball, plus more good and bad. The good: The Bulldogs have had a week off, something they had not enjoyed since New Year’s. The bad: They play Saturday at Georgetown. Their road record is 1-5, and 4-12 in two years under coach LaVall Jordan. The good: They are at Georgetown. The visiting team has won the past six games in this series, including three overtime victories by Butler and a 20-point comeback in their last visit to Washington. The bad: Last time the Bulldogs had a week off, they lost at Florida 77-43 for their worst defeat since 1994. No one covers Butler like IndyStar: Don’t miss a moment. Subscribe now. The Bulldogs went 4-6 over the first 32 days of the Big East schedule. If they weren’t playing, they were traveling or preparing for the next game. They took Sunday and Wednesday off following a 70-68 win over Seton Hall. … [Read more...] about Butler Bulldogs hope rest will help them win again at Georgetown
Fortnite helping kid win
Tech & Science In an effort to boost their children’s self-confidence and friendship base, parents are paying “coaches” to help tutor them in the wildly popular video game Fortnite. Fortnite coaches for children and teenagers are being hired for between $10 and $20 an hour through websites such as Gamer Sensei and Bidvine, The Wall Street Journal first reported. With analytics firms showing more than 125 million worldwide players and tournaments offering millions in tournament winnings, some parents are making Fortnite lessons a nightly occurrence in a space formerly reserved for batting practice or piano lessons. In an effort to boost their children’s self-confidence and friendship base, parents are paying “coaches” to help tutor them in the wildly popular video game, Fortnite. Reuters | Jill Kitchener The Wall Street Journal reports a dramatic increase in parents of elementary and middle school–age children who … [Read more...] about Parents Hiring Thousands of ‘Fortnite’ Tutors, Coaches for Young Children
Kaylee Fagan, provided by Published 12:28 pm CDT, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Now Playing: Parents Are Hiring 'Fortnite' Tutors for Their Children Apparently not all parents are annoyed about their children's addiction to video game, Fortnite. Some just want to make sure their kids are winning. According to 'The Wall Street Journal' parents are paying as much as $20 an hour to pay 'Fortnite' tutors. They say their children are feeling pressure not just to play with their friends, but to also succeed. Coaches charge anywhere from $50 for four hours and hire out their services on websites like Gamer Sensei. The WSJ adds that sometimes, the parents wind up taking lessons themselves. Media: Wibbitz Parents are paying "Fortnite: Battle Royale" coaches to work with their children, reports the Wall Street Journal. They hope that these coaches will lead to college scholarships, e-sports careers, or at least some prize money. Coaches charge as much as $35 an hour. The … [Read more...] about Parents are paying as much as $35 an hour for ‘Fortnite’ coaches for their kids
1 of 3 View 3 Items Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Morgan Selleneit plays Fortnite at her home in Centerville on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Morgan is 15 and uses her phone around 3 hours a day, mostly on Instagram and Snapchat. Related Links 'Fortnite' just launched season 5. Here's everything you need to know about new skins, map, emotes, Battle Pass and more Here's how much gamers spend on average while playing 'Fortnite' 'Fortnite' has been downloaded 2 million times on the Nintendo Switch, but there's some controversy 'Fortnite' is reportedly coming to the Nintendo Switch 'Fortnite' is being sued for copyright violations behind claims it's too similar to PUBG Some parents have a new goal in mind for their children: Be good at “Fortnite.” The Wall Street Journal (paywall) reported Tuesday that parents nationwide have started hiring “Fortnite” coaches to make their children better at the video game, which has … [Read more...] about Parents are literally hiring ‘Fortnite’ coaches for their kids
close Video Wildly popular 'Fortnite' video game breaks YouTube record 'Fortnite' is fast becoming a cultural phenomenon and has set a new YouTube record for a live gaming stream. The multiplayer shooter game, which lets players navigate a vast landscape, has racked up a huge following. The survival video game “Fortnite” exploded in popularity this year, boasting 125 million players and taking over as the most popular video game to date. Since it arrived on the scene it’s made addicts out of kids and adults alike. Instead of parents setting boundaries for screen time and then enforcing some outdoor time, they’ve enabled the behavior by hiring coaches to improve their kids’ scores. That’s right, they’re paying someone actual money to encourage their children to sit on a couch and stare at a screen while helping them improve a fictional score. Ally Hicks, from Winchester, England, who hired a coach for her son said, … [Read more...] about ‘Fortnite’ coaches?! – Will we ever have to courage to let our kids fail at something?