ptr's project has finally found a new home

Bad News Bears join Riot Squad; to play with dapr

Some good news for the Bad News Bears.

After being not-so-subtly teased on June 11th, Riot Squad have announced the signing of Bad News Bears.

The current iteration of the team was originally formed back in January when the roster featured the likes of Dylan "RIKO" Sabin-Arnce and Tyson "TenZ" Ngo. Since then, Bad Bears have been through numerous roster changes, although they have (mostly) managed to retain the core trio of Peter "ptr" Gurney, Mitch "mitch" Semago, and Josh "shinobi" Abastado.

During this time, Bad News Bears claimed a second-place finish in MDL Season 30, a first-place finish at the second Mythic Cup, and participated in two ECS Season 7 brackets.

With the signing, Michael "dapr" Gulino will be taking over as the team's fifth from Jeff "RZU" Ngo, with RZU once being relegated to be being a backup player. knows that the team are currently bootcamping at Riot Squad's team house, and will play the MDL Season 31 playoffs from there. The full team is expected to move into the house come August.

Riot Squad was founded back in March by George Bousis, a venture capitalist and former 1.6 CAL-Invite player. The announcement of their CS:GO team comes amidst a flurry of announcements for the organization, with Riot Squad also announcing Apex Legends, Rainbow Six: Siege, and Fortnite rosters today. Riot Squad also have an academy team in Main featuring former AZIO man Dave "seziwana" Schrage that currently sits at an 11-4 record.

Riot Squad's roster is:

  • United States Peter "ptr" Gurney
  • United States Mitch "mitch" Semago
  • United States Josh "shinobi" Abastado
  • United States Austin "crashies" Roberts
  • United States Michael "dapr" Gulino
  • United States Jeff "RZU" Ngo  (Backup)

Riot Squad will make their debut with their new organization against ATK tonight at 7:30 EDT in the first round of MDL Season 31 playoffs.

#1(With 0 replies)
June 19, 2019 07:25PM
Dust2 Birthday cake!
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June 19, 2019 07:52PM
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June 19, 2019 08:00PM
imagine having all of the pics in the world and is the one u choose as ur twitter profile
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June 19, 2019 11:46PM
Dust2 Birthday cake!
Fortnite LUL

Good that they are getting picked up though. Riot Squad should get a league team for double riot potential.
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June 20, 2019 12:20AM
Dust2 Birthday cake!
Glad good MDL teams are finding homes. About time too
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June 20, 2019 09:02AM
Why folks gotta lie and revive dead teams they weren’t a part of?
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