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Seahawks, Blazers owner, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65
10/15/2018 6:20pm

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...

Aaron Hernandez was sexually abused as young boy, report says
10/15/2018 9:06pm

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...

Myles Turner agrees to 4-year, $72M extension with Pacers
10/15/2018 6:10pm

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....

Rookie Buehler looks to eat some innings for Dodgers in NLCS
10/14/2018 7:12pm

Rookie Walker Buehler looks to eat some innings for Los Angeles Dodgers in NLCS

Red Sox ace Sale out of hospital, will rejoin team at Game 3
10/15/2018 7:51pm

Boston Red Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale has been released from a hospital and will rejoin the team in Houston before Game 3 of the AL Championship Series

CBS Sports

Dodgers vs. Brewers score: Live updates, NLCS Game 3 highlights, stats, full coverage of MLB playoffs
10/15/2018 8:42pm

Game 3 brings us to Dodger Stadium for the first time in the 2018 NLCS

Red Sox vs. Astros: Live stream, watch ALCS Game 3 online, TV channel, prediction, pick, odds
10/15/2018 8:36pm

The series is tied 1-1, and Game 3 of the ALCS is in Minute Maid Park in Houston

NBA DFS: Steph Curry and top Opening Night picks for Oct. 16 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups
10/15/2018 8:02pm

SportsLines Mike McClure, a DFS pro with more than $1M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice

Ranking the Diamondbacks' 10 best trade candidates as MLB Hot Stove approaches
10/15/2018 7:03pm

The D-Backs could listen to offers for Paul Goldschmidt, but hes not their only interesting candidate

Packers vs. 49ers score: Live updates, results, game stats, highlights, for 'Monday Night Football'
10/15/2018 6:51pm

Live scores, highlights and updates from the Packers vs. 49ers football game



Seahawks, Blazers owner Paul Allen dies at 65
10/15/2018 6:22pm

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and owner of the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers, has died at the age of 65.

Ex-Hernandez teammates describe odd behavior
10/15/2018 9:05pm

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.

Sources: Turner, Pacers reach 4-year, $72M deal
10/15/2018 5:38pm

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.

Source: Bell not expected to report this week
10/15/2018 6:54pm

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.

Players call for Burfict suspension after hit on AB
10/15/2018 4:22pm

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.

Fox News

Fox News

US women's soccer star Sydney Leroux Dwyer announces she had a miscarriage
10/15/2018 3:57pm

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 responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov challenge: ‘Get the checkbook out’
10/15/2018 3:05pm

Floyd Mayweather replied to a recent challenge from Khabib Nurmagomedov, the current UFC lightweight champ.

Rams' Cooper Kupp carted off field after stomach-turning leg injury
10/14/2018 5:15pm

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.

USA Today

USA Today

Alex Bregman trolls Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi with Instagram post
10/15/2018 6:56pm

Astros slugger Alex Bregman just handed the Boston Red Sox bulletin board material in the American League Championship Series.

Seahawks, Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen dies of cancer at 65
10/15/2018 6:15pm

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who died Monday at 65, bought three pro sports teams - the Seahawks, Trail Blazers and Sounders - with his fortune.

Sports figures mourn Paul Allen after Seahawks, Trail Blazers owner's death
10/15/2018 6:49pm

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 turns down Joe Buck's invite to join NLCS broadcast
10/15/2018 9:27am

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' Marcus Gilbert wants Bengals' Vontaze Burfict suspended for 'pathetic' hit
10/15/2018 2:20pm

Steelers OL Marcus Gilbert said the NFL has got to do something about Bengals LB Vontaze Burficts hit

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