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Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and owner of the NFLs Seattle Seahawks and the NBAs Portland Trail Blazers, has died from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, his family announced. He was 65. Allen had announced earlier this month that the disease, which he had been treated for in 2009, had returned. Allens sister, Jody Allen, wrote in a statement: My brother was a remarkable individual on every level. While most knew Paul Allen as a technologist and philanthropist, for us he was a much loved brother and uncle, and an exceptional friend. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, had owned the Seahawks since 1997 and the Blazers since 1988. Hes also the co-owner of the MLS Seattle Sounders FC. Allens purchase of the Seahawks from previous owner Ken Behring saved the team from a relocation. Under his ownership, the Seahawks reached the Super Bowls three times, including a victory in Super...
An investigative series by The Boston Globe revealed that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in prison last year, was sexually molested as a young boy. The previously undisclosed information came from the Globes Spotlight Team from interviews, thousands of court and government records, and text messages, emails and images Hernandez sent and received while in a Massachusetts prison, where he was serving a life sentence without parole for the 2013 slaying of onetime friend Odin Lloyd. The newspapers six-part series, the first installment of which was published Saturday, included details about Hernandezs childhood, sexuality and drug use. Among them: Hernandez and his brother, Jonathan, were often beaten by their father, Dennis, while growing up in Bristol, Connecticut. The beatings were sometimes related to Dennis Hernandezs drinking. Aaron Hernandez started smoking marijuana in high school with a teammate...
Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner has agreed to a four-year, $72 million contract extension, league sources told ESPN. The deal could rise to $80 million if Turner meets a series of incentive clauses, sources said. Id like to thank the Simon family and the Pacers organization for giving me this opportunity, Turner said in a team news release announcing the multiyear deal. It took a lot of hard work to get here and I didnt do it on my own Id like to thank my family, as well as my teammates, past and present, and the coaching staff for helping me get to this point. Im excited to build here in Indiana and Im looking forward to the future. Turner, 22, has developed into a cornerstone of the Pacers future along with All-Star guard Victor Oladipo. Myles has been great here, not only on the court but he represents this organization unbelievably off the court as well, said Pacers president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard....
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Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and owner of the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers, has died at the age of 65.
Interviews by The Boston Globe of former Patriots teammates of Aaron Hernandez illustrate an erratic and troubling player in his last season with the team.
Center Myles Turner has agreed to a four-year, $72 million extension with the Pacers that could be worth as much as $80 million with incentive clauses, league sources told ESPN.
Running back LeVeon Bell is not expected to report to the Steelers this week, a source told ESPNs Adam Schefter, though Bell previously said hed make his return.
Antonio Browns teammates have rallied behind the Steeler after he took a hit from Vontaze Burfict, calling for the Bengals linebackers suspension and decrying the play as pathetic.
U.S. womens national soccer team stalwart Sydney Leroux Dwyer announced Monday that she recently suffered a miscarriage and described the sense of shame and embarrassment that came with losing a baby.
Floyd Mayweather replied to a recent challenge from Khabib Nurmagomedov, the current UFC lightweight champ.
Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp was carted off the field during the second quarter of Sundays game against the Denver Broncos after a so-called horsecollar tackle injured his left knee.
Astros slugger Alex Bregman just handed the Boston Red Sox bulletin board material in the American League Championship Series.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who died Monday at 65, bought three pro sports teams - the Seahawks, Trail Blazers and Sounders - with his fortune.
Athletes and other figures from the sports world took to Twitter to send condolences after the death of Seahawks and Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen.
Vin Scully, 90, was the voice of the Dodgers from 1950-2016 and has largely stayed out of the spotlight since retiring two years ago.
Steelers OL Marcus Gilbert said the NFL has got to do something about Bengals LB Vontaze Burficts hit
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