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Echo Fox Announces Sponsorship from Qanba

By TJ Porter, March 28, 2017   Echo Fox is pleased to announce that Qanba will be the Echo Fox FGC teams’ official fighting game joystick. The first event of the deal will be this weeks’ ELEAGUE Street Fighter V tournament where Echo Fox’s full Street Fighter roster will compete. In addition to players being […]

By Amit Raizada

March 28, 2017

Players Tribune: The Business of Gaming by Rick Fox

By Rick Fox, The Players Tribune, February 20, 2017   A couple of years ago, I saw something that left a big impression on me.   Well, I didn’t see it so much as I felt it.   I was standing in a packed Madison Square Garden and I could feel the entire arena shaking. […]

By Amit Raizada

February 20, 2017

Former Sharks co-owner Stratton Sclavos invests in Echo Fox with Rick Fox, Amit Raizada and Jace Hall

By Jacob Wolf, ESPN Esports, January 31, 2017   Former San Jose Sharks co-owner Stratton Sclavos has invested in multi-esports organisation Echo Fox. Financial terms of the technology executive’s investment were not disclosed.   Beyond financial means, Sclavos’s involvement in Echo Fox, which was founded by retired three-time NBA champion Rick Fox, is unclear. Following […]

By Amit Raizada

January 31, 2017

The future of Echo Fox: Using stats to change the esports recruiting game

By Nicole Carpenter, Dot Esports, January 19, 2017   For Echo Fox, TwitchCon 2016 was a test—a very important one. The H1Z1 Invitational at the streaming giant’s annual convention was the final stage of a long process it hopes to use to shake up its esports recruiting process.   It paid off. For months Echo […]

By Amit Raizada

January 19, 2017

How Echo Fox can push fighting games into primetime esports

By Michael Martin, Yahoo Esports, January 6, 2017   Where were you on Tuesday, January 4, 2017 at 10 AM PT when Echo Fox sent a shockwave throughout the fighting game community?   While people were eating breakfast, taking in their morning news and coffee, or just getting settled into work, Echo Fox put the […]

By Amit Raizada

January 4, 2017

Rick Fox Goes in-depth on Joining LCS, Future of Competitive Gaming

As a three – time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, Rick Fox is no stranger to facing new challenges in the sports world. His foray into esports, however, has thrown the former first-round pick into a fast-paced world that he is still learning about each day. The owner of the newly created Echo […]

By Amit Raizada

January 1, 2017

NBA Legend Rick Fox Purchases ‘League of Legends’ Franchise

The League of Legends Championship Series slot formerly owned by Gravity Gaming has been purchased by former Boston Celtics and LA Lakers legend Rick Fox.   The three time NBA champion becomes the most decorated athlete to move into eSports ownership. The team will no longer be known as Gravity Gaming and instead will be […]

By Amit Raizada

February 2, 2016

Echo Fox Announces Expansion into Counter-Strike

Echo Fox on Tuesday announced an expansion into Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, with Mohamad “m0E” Assad and Sean “sgares” Gares leading the charge. The expansion into Counter-Strike comes just more than a month after Echo Fox’s League of Legends branch was announced on Dec. 18.   Speaking to ESPN, Echo Fox owner Rick Fox, a former […]

By Amit Raizada

January 26, 2016

Echo Fox's New Way of Drafting Esports Players Will Change Things Forever

When you think about the success stories of many esports players, they sound just like a movie – the hand of god reached down and granted one player divine providence to meet just the person they should, or a group of local friends manages to upset a big team and then get signed.   But […]

By Amit Raizada

December 25, 2015