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Paul Allen, owner of the Portland Trailblazers and Seattle Seahawks, won the Super Bowl in 2013 (Image: Kevin C. Cox/Getty)

Paul Allen, owner of Portland Trailblazers and Seattle Seahawks, Dies at 65

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft with Bill Gates, died Monday at age 65 from complications from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Allen owned three sports franchises, including the Portland Trailblazers, Seattle Seahawks, and Seattle Sounders FC. Paul Allen and Bill Gates grew up in Seattle together and the two shared a passion for […]

Tex Winter (right) won 9 NBA championships as an assistant coach (Image: AP)

Tex Winter, NBA Coach and Innovator of Triangle Offense, Dies at Age 96

Tex Winter, a Hall of Famer and assistant coach who many say helped translate Michael Jordan’s basketball skills into NBA championships, died on Wednesday. Winter is credited with revolutionizing NBA play with his Triangle Offense, which head coach Phil Jackson implemented in nine NBA championship teams during his tenure with […]