• Paul Allen was major part of sports landscape in Northwest

    1 month ago - By Seattle Pi

    SEATTLE - No one had more influence on professional sports in the Pacific Northwest than Paul Allen.
    But though he was the owner of the NFL's Seattle Seahawks and the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and partial owner of Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders, Allen usually shied away from the spotlight sought by others in his same position. As an owner, he didn't have the same visibility as the Dallas Mavericks' Mark Cuban nor was he an omnipresent figure on the sidelines like the Cowboys' Jerry Jones.
    Allen would leave the locker rooms before cameras arrived, shuffling down hallways and out...
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  • Paul Allen, Blazers Owner and Microsoft Co-Founder, Dead at 65

    Paul Allen, Blazers Owner and Microsoft Co-Founder, Dead at 65

    1 month ago - By SLAMonline

    Paul Allen , owner of the Portland Trail Blazers and a co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday at the age of 65.
    We miss you.
    We thank you.
    We love you. pic.twitter.com/rxkn1IjJ0R
    - Trail Blazers October 15, 2018
    Allen also owned the Seattle Seahawks.
    He died in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement today regarding the passing of Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen: pic.twitter.com/cXHQiUqnjQ
    - NBA October 15, 2018
    Per the AP :
    Two weeks ago, Allen announced that the non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that he was treated...
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