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Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson joins Seattle Sounders ownership group

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Russell Wilson's budding business empire just got a little bit bigger. Just one year after the Seattle Seahawks quarterback and his wife, Ciara, announced they had joined the Portland Diamond Project, a group working to bring Major League Baseball to Portland, the Wilsons are plotting their next move in the Seattle sports community. Wilson and Ciara became one of 11 families to become team owners of the Seattle Sounders, according to an official release from the Sounders Tuesday.

Sounders part-owner Paul Allen dies at 65

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Microsoft co-founder, Seattle Seahawks owner, Portland Trail Blazers owner, and Seattle Sounders part-owner Paul Allen has died at age 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkins lymphoma, his family confirmed in a statement on Monday. Allen was first diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma in 1983, causing him to depart Microsoft.