If you’re like me you’re still having a hard time believing that the Seattle Seahawks are going back to the Super bowl. Maybe one day it will finally sink in that they actually beat the Green Bay Packers in that ridiculous NFC Championship game.
Until then, I’m doing what I can to snap out of it and get excited for the Super bowl in Arizona.
Even though it’s a neutral site...
SEATTLE (AP) Melinda Gates says she and her husband, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, are most likely going to see their hometown team play in the Super Bowl.
Their friend and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is the owner of the Seattle Seahawks, so they shouldn't have any trouble picking up some tickets to the game on Feb. 1 in Arizona.
When asked during an Associated Press interview...
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3 days ago
The Portland Trail Blazers have signed general manager Neil Olshey to a multiyear contract extension.
Team owner Paul Allen praised Olshey for rebuilding the team to a playoff contender. The Blazers advanced out of the first round of the playoffs last season before eventually falling to the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference semifinals.
Terms of the extension...
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16 days ago
Portland Trailblazers owner Paul Allen
According to ESPN, Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen has donated $100 million to fight Ebola. On Thursday the billionaire said that among the initiatives he’s supporting is the development of two medevac containment units that the U.S. State Department can use to safely evacuate health workers who become infected. His foundation also...
Seattle Hawks and Portland Trailblazers owner Paul Allen According to ESPN, Seattle Hawks owner Paul Allen has donated $100 million to fight Ebola. On Thursday the billionaire said that among the initiatives he’s supporting is the development of two medevac containment units that the U.S. State Department can use to safely evacuate health workers who become infected. His foundation...
Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro.
Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl rings are beautiful. Team owner Paul Allen tweeted out a photo of them on Thursday night.
Excitement surrounding the draft is not something foreign to the front office of the hometown Trail Blazers. In the last two years the team has owned 3 lotteries picks and have made at least one second round selection each year as well. With owner Paul Allen being one of the biggest fans of the draft process, you really know what is going to happen around draft season in Portland...
In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. Very rarely does having someone incompetent in the ultimate position of power not lead to disastrous results throughout the organization. And conversely, having the right person in charge tends to ultimately lead to success.
This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership...
With the Seattle Seahawks just 10 days away from the Super Bowl and the Portland Trail Blazers among the top teams in the NBA's Western Conference, Paul Allen was happy to talk about the success of his teams.
Allen, who normally shies away from the spotlight, volunteered his thoughts during halftime of Portland's game against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.
The Seahawks will...
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January 24, 2014