Draft Strategy 2016 – Portland Trail Blazers (Part Two)

As I covered in Part One, the Portland Trail Blazers are entering the 2016 NBA Draft without a draft pick. In a lot of markets that would basically make Thursday just another day on the calendar. But like GM Neil Olshey said, “We always have a draft pick, we work for Paul Allen.” In the four years that Olshey has been here, he has preached that the draft is an asset acquisition...
Via Oregon Sports News
2 days ago

Minnesota Vikings partner with Paul Allen to buy race horse

The radio voice of the Minnesota Vikings and various coaches and staff members for the team pitched in to buy a race horse, reports WCCO. The horse named Tiger D participated in his first race at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota on Friday night. Paul Allen, the radio voice of the Vikings, also announces races at Canterbury Park. He sought out an ownership group for a horse...
Via EndZoneScore
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Steph Curry turned Microsoft founder Paul Allen into an internet meme

Paul Allen has accomplished more in his life than most science-fiction characters. He helped found Microsoft, made billions and billions of dollars, started several huge and generous charities and bought three sports teams. And on Monday night, he was reduced to a stunned spectator as Warriors guard Steph Curry destroyed his Portland TrailBlazers in overtime of Game 4 of their playoff...
Via The Comeback
May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Paul Allen stunned as Steph Curry announces ‘I’m back!’ to crowd

He didn’t have the flu like Michael Jordan, but Steph Curry’s incredible 40-point performance after returning from injury was the stuff of legend. Curry, who had played just 38 minutes in three weeks leading up to Monday night’s game, went absolutely nuts and dropped 17 points in overtime (an NBA record). He was draining threes from all over the court, and made some sick dishes...
Via The Sports Daily
May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Seahawks owner's yacht destroys stretch of coral reef

Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen owns one of the largest yachts in the world, and the massive boat recently caused extensive damage to a large stretch of marine life. The Cayman News Service reports that the anchor chain of Allen’s 300-foot yacht destroyed roughly 14,000 square feet of a protected coral reef in the Cayman Islands earlier this month. As...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett deals with media ‘Kind of like a sore toe’

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett has made a name for himself as a player who is bursting with quotable quotes. Speaking with media Thursday evening, he pulled another gem out of his basket. When asked if he likes the media, Bennett gave a phenomenal answer: Michael Bennett on if he likes the media: “Not really. I just deal with you guys. Kind of like a sore...
Via Sportsnaut
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett bashes other tight ends for lack of blocking

If brothers Michael and Martellus Bennett have something they want to say, rest assured neither will hold it in. Martellus compared Jay Cutler to Jesus last month. So far this season, Michael has given us the reason why he doesn’t like turkey and hilariously called out Paul Allen after Monday Night Football. On Thursday, Martellus sounded off on a few of his fellow tight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Seattle Seahawks’ Paul Allen named one of best owners in NFL

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...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Allen gushes about Seahawks, Trail Blazers

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...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks owner Allen to fund brain injury research

As the only owner of an NFL team with a brain research laboratory, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is in a unique position to study whether repeated blows to the head can lead to dementia. The owner of the Seahawks announced Thursday he will pay for a two-year, $2.4 million study by scientists at the Allen Institute for Brain Science and the University of Washington in Seattle....
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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