Blazers and Seahawks owner Paul Allen dies at 65

NO one had more influence on professional sports in the Pacific Northwest than Paul Allen. But though he was the owner of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and partial owner of Major League Soccer’s Seattle Sounders, Allen usually shied away from the spotlight sought by others in his same position. […]

Paul Allen—Microsoft co-founder, Seahawks owner, and space pioneer—dies at 64

(credit: Miles Harris) Paul Allen, who with Bill Gates founded Microsoft, has died at the age of 65. His death comes shortly after he resumed treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; the cancer had returned after being in remission for nine years. Allen was a Seattle native and went to high school with Gates. The two kept […]

Premier League BREAKAWAY: Leeds owner threatens radical reshape of English football

Leeds made only £7million in television income in 2017 when they pull in more viewers than many Premier League clubs who receive a minimum £100m-a-year and media mogul Radrizzani insists is demanding change. And 10 years after the rebellion that almost brought down Premier League overlord Richard Scudamore, the Elland Road chief is preparing fresh […]

MoviePass owner announces it recently raised $65 million in new funding (HMNY)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Ted Farnsworth, the CEO of Helios and Matheson Analytics, which owns MoviePass, said on Tuesday that the company has raised $ 65 million in new funding. He also said that that MoviePass has controlled its spending since changing to the three-movies-per-month plan.   MoviePass isn’t going anywhere — at least according to Ted […]

Unforgotten way works for Winx owner

FOR once owner Peter Tighe won’t need to rely on his champion mare Winx to be part of the big-race action at Saturday’s Epsom meeting at Royal Randwick. Tighe has shares in two leading contenders for the Group 1 $ 1 million TAB Epsom Handicap (1600m) — the last-start winners Unforgotten ($ 4.60 equal favourite) […]

John Cena Ford GT to be auctioned — again: Here comes owner No. 4

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Celebrities,Weird Car News,Ford,Performance,Racing,Supercars It fetched $ 1.4 million less than a month ago at Monterey. Continue reading John Cena Ford GT to be auctioned — again: Here comes owner No. 4 John Cena Ford GT to be auctioned — again: Here comes owner No. 4 originally appeared on Autoblog on […]

A long-dormant high-speed rail project meant to connect Las Vegas and Southern California has a new owner

Brightline A private, Florida-based transportation company said it plans to acquire a long-dormant high-speed rail project designed to connect Las Vegas to Southern California. Brightline Trains plans to take up the XpressWest project in hopes of bringing an electric-powered train to the West Coast. The company currently operates high-speed trains in Florida, connecting Miami, Fort […]

Was Meghan Markle seen outside of Kensington Palace being a very responsible dog owner?

Meghan Markle, 37, is settling into her life as a Duchess, living in Kensington Palace with her husband Prince Harry, 33. The couple have been undertaking numerous official outings, but some believe Meghan headed out alone yesterday. Lisa Petrillo, who is an entertainment journalist for CBS Miami made the spot. She posted to her Instagram […]

Gawker is set to relaunch under its new owner Bryan Goldberg, the founder of Bustle Digital Group

Bustle Gawker, the general news and media gossip blog that was sued into bankruptcy by Hulk Hogan and Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel, is set to relaunch next year.  The rights to the Gawker brand and its archive of blog posts were recently purchased by Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of Bustle Digital Group, who […]

MoviePass owner posts huge loss as investors launch lawsuits

Back when MoviePass first announced its $ 10-a-month subscription for one movie a day, AMC said the scheme was like “turning lead into gold.” Since no alchemist stepped forward to do that for MoviePass, the movie ticketing service’s parent company, Helios and Matheson Analytics, has posted a massive operating loss that reached $ 126.6 million […]