Posts Tagged ‘Seattle Seahawks’

Report: Raiders want first-rounder for wide receiver Cooper

Monday, October 15th, 2018

The Oakland Raiders would be willing to part with wide receiver Amari Cooper if they can get a first-round draft pick in return, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported on Monday. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported before the Raiders' game on Sunday in London that Oakland was shopping Cooper and fellow former first-round draft pick Karl Joseph ahead of the NFL's Oct. 30 trade deadline.

Paul Allen was major part of sports landscape in Northwest

Monday, October 15th, 2018

No one had more influence on professional sports in the Pacific Northwest than Paul Allen. 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. The 65-year-old Allen died Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, according to his company, Vulcan Inc. His death leaves a big void in the sports landscape in the upper left corner of the United States, and questions are likely soon to follow about the future of the Seahawks and Blazers.

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.

Roger Goodell remembers Paul Allen’s passion for the game

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Paul Allen died Monday, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell remembered Allen for his many contributions to the league since buying the Seahawks in 1996. “Paul Allen was the driving force behind keeping the NFL in the Pacific Northwest,” Goodell said in a statement. “His vision led to the construction of CenturyLink Field, and the building of a team that played in three Super Bowls, winning the championship in Super Bowl XLVIII.

Walter Jones speaks on his time with Seattle Seahawks under Paul Allen

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Hall of Fame Seattle Seahawks lineman Walter Jones speaks on his time spent with the team under former owner Paul Allen.

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and more send condolences after Seahawks owner Paul Allen’s passing

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and more send condolences after Seahawks owner Paul Allen's passing.

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

Elliot Harrison explains how owner Paul Allen kept the Seahawks in Seattle

Monday, October 15th, 2018

NFL Network's Elliot Harrison goes into the history of the Seattle Seahawks and Paul Allen's importance in turning the team into a winner and keeping them in Seattle.

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.

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.