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The Portland Timbers Are The Trail Blazers’ Nightmare

Chris McGowen has been a breath of fresh air as President of the Portland Trail Blazers. McGowen has operated with more transparency than his predecessor Larry Miller. He has been aggressive in expanding the portfolio of the Blazers, introducing Arena Football, thinking about the NHL and opening new revenue streams like selling the naming rights of the Rose Garden to Moda. One...
Via Oregon Sports News
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger Miller, son of late Jazz owner, dead at 45

Family members say Roger Miller, the son of the late Utah Jazz owner Larry H. Miller, has died. Roger Miller was ''a gentle soul'' who will be missed, said family members in a statement released late Sunday. He died Sunday at age 45. The statement did not detail the circumstances of his death. The Miller family is one of the most influential in Salt Lake City....
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Trailblazers COO Mensah to resign from team

In an industry that is still heavily dominated by men, its always a little disheartening to see a high-ranking female executive leave a position. But such is the case for Portland Trailblazers Executive VP and COO Sarah Mensah. Mensah, who had been with the Blazers for the last 19 years, recently tendered her resignation, according to the Portland Business Journal. While it hasn...
Via Sports Business Digest
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Requiem For An Ad-Man - A Treatise, Written In A Fit Of Pique At A Desperate Hour, Concerning Larry Miller's Empty Legacy

Larry Miller's sudden promotion to power within the Portland Trail Blazers’ organization five years ago was representative of the zeitgeist of the consumerist post-modern age. Style over substance. Quick fixes over practicality. Panache over pragmatism. Simply put, he gamely attempted to trick all of us into buying the notion that he knew anything about basketball, or sports...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Larry Miller Steps Down As President Of Blazers

Larry Miller has stepped down as president of the Blazers and will return to Nike.
Via RealGM
July 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Blazers Front Office Shuffle Continues, Larry Miller Resigns As Team Prez

If the structure that is home to the Portland Trail Blazers front office lacks a revolving door, it truly should be installed as the team has played a constant game of musical-chairs with their personnel over the last few years. The latest shakeup to the club will be the departure of Team President Larry Miller, as the “Oregonian” reported on Saturday that he will leave the franchise...
July 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Miller resigns as Blazers president

Larry Miller has resigned as president of the Portland Trail Blazers. The team announced Miller's surprising departure Saturday. The team says he is leaving to take a position with another Portland-area business. Miller was president of the Blazers the past five years. He helped oversee the team's hiring of Neil Olshey as general manager early last month. During Miller...
Via Fox Sports
July 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Blazers Near Decision On GM Position

Trail Blazers president Larry Miller said Tuesday that the team is close to hiring a general manager.
Via RealGM
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Bellybuster Part 5: "Puppet"

Fifth in a series of installments documenting my failed political ambitions, my warped sensibilities, and my Portland Trail Blazers. 1. The days that followed my Rose Garden eviction at the hands of Larry Miller's henchmen were uneventful, but I still found myself in a foul and combative ardor. I couldn't think of any conceivable reason why Larry Miller would have...
Via Oregon Sports News
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Kragthorpe: Here’s hoping Utah Jazz CEO Greg Miller has learned a valuable lesson

Kragthorpe: Here’s hoping Utah Jazz CEO Greg Miller has learned a valuable lesson By Kurt kragthorpe Tribune Columnist Published Feb 15, 2012 10:31AM MDT When the Jazz once staged a celebration of their past as a game-night promotion, owner Larry H. Miller memorably squeezed himself into a old-style uniform and walked across the court to his front-row seat. This month, unwittingly...
Via Salt Lake Tribune
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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