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Doesn't know how long Allen had been fighting latest diagnosis. A spokesperson is death is too early. Talk about memorial plans back as the owner of professional sports teams in the northwest. Paul Allen was also an I caught in the sports world and seen by many as the savior of the Seattle Seahawks. Jessica Taff joins us now with that part of his legacy. Jess that's right for players coaches in GM's. And or like, Paul Allen was a dream his heart was full his pockets for deep and his hands were off rather. He trusted those he hired to do their jobs, the billionaire philanthropist contributions to the teams he owned as well as the communities they resided and went well beyond the scope of sports and in Seattle. It'll always be Allen the Seahawks fans are grateful for that saved the team the franchise from relocation NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell saying today that he was the driving force behind keeping the Seahawks in the Pacific northwest NBA Commissioner calling him the alternate trailblazer and business plan through paean sports, and from players the coaches like Pete Carroll today the sentiment that the world is a better. Because of Paul Allen and his legacy will live on forever. As sports business radio today. They were reporting that he's been in place. There's been a plan in place for the blazers and the Seahawks in event of Allen's passing and that both are likely to be sold by Allen's estate he purchased the team and Seahawks for one hundred ninety four million in nineteen Ninety-six. The team is now worth two point five eight killing. All right. Thank you in the trailblazers team founder, Harry Glickman says he remembers when Paul Allen bought their team right in the middle of his first battle with cancer back in the nineteen eighty three somewhere in there. He bought it because basketball, which opened them get over. I bought a cancer. So I give all the credit in the world of ever don't some.