Portland Trailblazers

Seattle's Climate Pledge Arena, which is primarily the home of the National Hockey League's Seattle Kraken, will stage a National Basketball Association preseason game between the Los Angeles Clippers…

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Matthew Caldwell, president and chief executive of the National Hockey League’s Florida Panthers. Fisher and Russo also discuss the dissolution of the planned $1.35bn (€1.26bn) merger between SeatGeek and RedBall Acquisition Corp., the unsolicited offer by Nike co-founder Phil Knight to buy the National Basketball Association’s Portland Trail Blazers, the debut of the New England Sports Network’s new direct-to-consumer streaming service, ratings prospects for the NBA and NHL postseason title rounds, and the new arena pursuit of the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes.
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Team says it is currently not for sale, but NBA commissioner acknowledges that trust-owned franchise will ultimately need to be sold

Former Trail Blazers executive lands in new Detroit-based leadership role

Longtime executive found to have violated team's code of conduct

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Ken Martin, GreenPark Sports co-founder and chief executive. Fisher and Russo also discuss recent issues surrounding the Walt Disney Co., the awarding of online sports betting licenses in New York, a pair of acquisitions by sports streaming platform fuboTV, the tender process for the Premier League’s US broadcast rights, and leadership issues surrounding the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers.
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Investigation to focus on president of basketball operations Olshey

Pacific Northwest regional sports network Root Sports has secured an 11th-hour carriage deal with satellite TV provider DirecTV amid the onset of the Seattle Kraken’s inaugural National Hockey League s…