Following earlier report by espn of optic obtaining Houston comes the news (also from espn) of the one more spot for the first owl season beeing Philadelphia now owned by Comcast Spectacor, the owner of the Philadelphia Flyers and sports branch of cable giant Comcast. According to sources blizzard is also pursuing Wesley Edens as an owner of chicago spot this would make 13 spots, one more then the minimum blizzard set for season 1 of overwatch league.
If these and earlier reportabout envyus byuing Austin-dallas spot become official we will know most of the teams for the first season of the overwatch league. It is set to start this year and take place in the newly open Blizzard Arena Los Angeles every Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
We now know every city for the first season only few of them have a roster and there is only one with, although rumoured only, name "Shanghai Dragons", also some time ago cloud 9 asked on twitter for help in naming its spot. According to blizzards rules every Overwatch League team is required to create new geolocated brand/name.
here you can finde full list of spots and rosters: https://www.over.gg/5409/overwatch-league-teams
and here collected info about overwatch scene after owl starts: https://www.over.gg/5564/overwatch-esport-scene-after-overwatch-league#5
EDIT FUCK i forgot to post source :/ sorry http://www.espn.com/esports/story/_/id/20673359/blizzard-entertainment-locks-two-more-20-million-overwatch-league-spots
edit i read it and should fix it coz its written terribly but hey thats a forum and who cares