theScore esports Daily (Oct. 25): Michael Jordan invests in Team Liquid's ownership group, Toronto's OWL franchise reveals itself as Defiant

by Dimitri Pascaluta Oct 25 2018
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Michael Jordan invests in TL ownership group

Legendary basketball Hall of Famer Michael Jordan has joined in on the most recent funding round of Team Liquid's ownership group, aXiomatic Gaming, the organization announced on Thursday.

aXiomatic's ownership group already boasted big names from the NBA, including Washington sports mogul Ted Leonsis and Golden State Warriors owners Peter Gruber and Bruce Stein.

Infiltration's domestic assault investigation continues, won't play until it concludes

Panda Global and Capcom are continuing their investigation into the allegations of domestic assault faced by famed Street Fighter V pro Lee "Infiltration" Seon-woo, the former organization announced on Thursday.

Last month, Infiltration faced allegations of assault against his ex-wife. Now, the Street Fighter player will remain "inactive from competition" until the investigation is brought to a conclusion.

Toronto's OWL franchise reveals itself as Defiant

Toronto's previously unnamed Overwatch League franchise revealed itself to be the Toronto Defiant at the team's Wednesday evening launch event.

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In addition to unveiling their name, Defiant premiered their logo and offered a glimpse of their in-game skins. The franchise has yet to reveal its roster, though some have speculated that it could be South Korean Contenders champions RunAway.

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