New York Yankees Invest in eSports Holding Firm Backed by Ex-NBA Star Rick Fox

The Bronx Bombers are the latest pro sports club to take a bite of the eSports apple.

The New York Yankees have made an equity investment in Vision Esports, an investment company that is the largest shareholder of three eSports-related companies: Echo Fox, founded by former NBA all-star Rick Fox, which fields 10 competitive-gaming teams; Twin Galaxies, a league operator and provider of video-game performance validation and player rankings; and eSports content producer Vision Entertainment...