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Future of Paul Allen’s sports holdings, including Blazers, remains unclear

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Paul Allen’s love was basketball and he delved into professional football out of loyalty to his hometown Seattle. In the wake of his death, Allen’s ownership of the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and NFL’s Seattle Seahawks has come into focus because of questions about how the franchises will move forward in his absence. “Paul thoughtfully addressed how the many institutions he founded and supported would continue after he was no longer able to lead them.

Future of Paul Allen’s sports holdings remains unclear

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Paul Allen's love was basketball and he delved into professional football out of loyalty to his hometown Seattle. In the wake of his death, Allen's ownership of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and NFL's Seattle Seahawks has come into focus because of questions about how the franchises will move forward in his absence. ''Paul thoughtfully addressed how the many institutions he founded and supported would continue after he was no longer able to lead them.

Sports World Reacts to Death of Seahawks, Blazers Owner Paul Allen

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Seahawks and Blazers owner Paul Allen died Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 65. Allen purchased the Blazers in 1988, buying the Seahawks in 1999. Portland reached the playoffs 23 times with Allen as owner, making the NBA

Paul Allen, long-time owner of Portland Trail Blazers, dies after battle with cancer

Monday, October 15th, 2018

This is a painful loss, not just for the Portland Trail Blazers, but for the NBA. Paul Allen, who made his money as one of the founders of Microsoft and went on to start Vulcan enterprises, which owns the Trail Blazers as well as the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, has passed away from his battle with cancer. All of us who worked with Paul feel an inexpressible loss today.

Sports world reacts after death of Seahawks, Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen died on Monday from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has long been involved in the sports world in the Pacific Northwest. Allen purchased the Trail Blazers in 1988 and then the Seahawks in 1997, where he led them to three Super Bowl appearances and a championship in 2014.

Seahawks, Trail Blazers owner, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Paul Allen, a co-founder of Microsoft and owner of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers, has died at 65 from complications of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. While most knew Paul Allen as a technologist and philanthropist, for us he was a much loved brother and uncle, and an exceptional friend. Paul’s family and friends were blessed to experience his wit, warmth, his generosity and deep concern.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen treated again for cancer

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) co-founder Paul Allen said on Monday he had started treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the same type of cancer he overcame nine years ago. In a brief statement, Allen said he learned recently that the cancer had returned and said he planned "on fighting this aggressively" while staying involved in his philanthropic and business dealings. Allen, who left Microsoft in 1983, said he plans to stay involved with Seattle-based Vulcan Inc, which he formed in 1986 to manage his multibillion-dollar portfolio.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen treated again for cancer

Monday, October 1st, 2018

In a brief statement, Allen said he learned recently that the cancer had returned and said he planned "on fighting this aggressively" while staying involved in his philanthropic and business dealings. "My doctors are optimistic that I will see good results from the latest therapies, as am I." Allen, who left Microsoft in 1983, said he plans to stay involved with Seattle-based Vulcan Inc, which he formed in 1986 to manage his multibillion-dollar portfolio.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen treated again for cancer

Monday, October 1st, 2018

In a brief statement, Allen said he learned recently that the cancer had returned and said he planned "on fighting this aggressively" while staying involved in his philanthropic and business dealings. "My doctors are optimistic that I will see good results from the latest therapies, as am I." Allen, who left Microsoft in 1983, said he plans to stay involved with Seattle-based Vulcan Inc, which he formed in 1986 to manage his multibillion-dollar portfolio.

Seahawks, Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen again battling non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Seahawks and Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen announced on Monday that the non-Hodgkin lymphoma he battled in 2009 has returned. Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen revealed on Monday that the non-Hodgkin lymphoma he battled nearly a decade ago has returned. Some personal news: Recently, I learned the non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma I battled in 2009 has returned.