David Bonderman

Uber had a terrible 2017. What went wrong?

Uber has had one heck of a year, in all of the worst ways. The company is in the midst of trade secret lawsuits, consumer protection lawsuits, and bans from cities. It's trying to fix its culture of sexism, had to apologize for covering up a massive customer data breach, and is still transitioning …

Uber

Weekly Reader: Connor McDavid among biggest penalty-magnets, plus more Seattle expansion news

Players who take or draw penalties at a higher rate than their NHL peers have always fascinated me. Like everything else in hockey that is …

Ryan Johansen

10 Hyped Tech Companies, From Most Screwed to Least Screwed

As 2017 comes to a close, it’s as good a time as any to reflect on how the year went for some of the most attention-grabbing tech companies, ordered …

Fitbit Ionic

Who's the man who would own a Seattle NHL franchise?

David Bonderman, whose personal fortune is worth $2.6 billion, according to Forbes, was mentioned again Thursday as a prospective owner of a National …

The best, worst prospective names for a Seattle NHL franchise

Seattle's hasn't yet scored in its attempt to lure an NHL franchise to the city, but recent developments have been coming as fast and furious as a …

Jenny Durkan

What recent NHL franchise news means for Seattle, Quebec City and Houston

Now that the dust has somewhat settled following the sale of the Carolina Hurricanes and the likelihood of a 32nd NHL franchise in Seattle, let’s …

Quebec City

TSN Hockey's Top 10 Storylines of the Week

A new NHL team is coming, one is staying put, World Juniors camps are getting set, Lovejoy, Horvat, Olympics and more in TSN Hockey’s Top 10 …

Ice Hockey

NHL increases salary cap from $75M US to $78-82M for next season

Rise of at least $3 million represents largest jump since 2013-14<p>NHL general managers should have the ability to reach deeper into their pockets next …

British Columbia

Expansion into Seattle would provide opportunity for radical realignment

Seattle is making its case to become the NHL's 32nd team.<p>Formally invited to apply for an expansion franchise, Seattle is expected to submit a bid …

Sports

Canuck’s Linden on Seattle franchise: ‘To have a freeway rivalry would be great’ | The Province

MANALAPAN, Fla. — Trevor Linden is looking forward to potentially driving to one of his team’s road games in the near future.<p>The president of the …

Bo Horvat

Ed Willes: Christmas comes early for NHL with Seattle’s expansion bid | The Province

While news in Seattle is positive for the NHL and Vancouver Canucks, it seems this is one big power play in getting the NBA back in the Emerald …

With 100 Years of Hockey History Behind It, Seattle Vies for NHL Expansion Team

Dotted with skaters out for a mid-afternoon twirl, the public popup ice rink at Seattle Center offered a fitting backdrop when the engine of NHL …

NHL

NHL Board of Governors authorizes Seattle group to file for expansion

The NHL Board of Governors has agreed to open the process for an NHL expansion franchise in Seattle, commissioner Gary Bettman said in a press …

Sports

Winter blues? Cheer up because NHL tells Seattle to apply for expansion team

Time to get excited because it feels like the NHL is almost here after Thursday’s decision by the NHL. Seattle needs a winter sport, and this will …

Ice Hockey

Seattle mayor inks KeyArena deal to lure NBA, NHL teams

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has signed an agreement with a developer to renovate KeyArena so the venue could be ready for an NBA or NHL team.<p>Durkan …

Jenny Durkan

NHL fans, meet Seattle: Could a 32nd franchise put an end to future lockouts?

You don’t have to be a Starbucks-drinking, grunge-listening and plaid-wearing Seattleite — yes, this is what people are Seattle are called — to love …

Quebec City

Insider Trading: Is the NHL ready to discuss Seattle?

<i>TSN Hockey Insiders Bob McKenzie, Pierre LeBrun and Darren Dreger joined host Gino Reda to discuss what Russia’s Olympic ban means for hockey in</i> …

Ice Hockey

Key Arena renovation leader Tim Leiweke on his vision for technology, security, esports, and more

This week marked a big milestone for the future of pro sports and live entertainment in Seattle as the City Council approved a new $660 million deal …

Sports Technology

Seattle takes big step toward landing an NHL team

If you’ve followed arena and ownership situations in sports for even a few years, you likely know that these situations can take as many twists and …

Alex DeBrincat

How the Seattle Center arena rose from the SoDo ashes

You could use the word irony.<p>It is the city’s female elected leaders and staffers who will deliver an arena to Seattle.<p>They are the same leaders who …

Jenny Durkan

KeyArena fatigue understandable, but MOU approval a huge moment in Seattle sports

With the approval of a Memorandum of Understanding between the city and Oak View Group to renovate KeyArena as early as October 2020, the Seattle …

Jenny Durkan

Seattle council approves KeyArena deal; NHL meeting this week

The Seattle City Council today overwhelmingly approved a $600 million agreement to allow the Oak View Group to redevelop KeyArena, opening the door …

Seattle

Seattle approves $660 million arena to attract new NHL, NBA teams

A pair of new major professional sports franchises could be calling Seattle home in the not too distant future.<p>Seattle City Council voted 7-1 on …

City Council Approves MOU with Oak View Group to Redevelop KeyArena

The Seattle City Council on Monday voted to approve a memorandum of understanding with the Los Angeles-based firm Oak View Group to redevelop Key …

Seattle

The KeyArena MOU vote is coming Monday: Here are 3 reasons you should trust Tim Leiweke and OVG

A healthy dose of skepticism regarding the cost of this process is a good thing, but here’s why the city should go with Tim Leiweke’s group.

Uber Says Whistleblower Was Extorting the Company

The drama surrounding an explosive letter written by former Uber employee Richard Jacobs keeps heating up, with Uber executives testifying in court …

Uber

Uber lawyer says the ex-employee who made allegations about security practices was trying to extort the company

However, Uber went on to pay the employee, Richard Jacobs, to be a consultant.<p>Uber’s deputy general counsel Angela Padilla took the stand on Wednesday to respond to a damning 37-page letter that outlined a litany of questionable security practices alleged by a former employee.<p>In her testimony, …

Uber

Uber Attorney Calls Former Employee’s Allegations Of Corporate Espionage “Extortionate"

Her testimony was "outrageous and could be defamatory," an attorney for the former employee told BuzzFeed News. The allegations from that former Uber employee are now at the center of Waymo's case against Uber for theft of trade secrets.<p>Uber’s deputy general counsel Angela Padilla called a former …

Technology

Uber Says Whistleblower Was Extorting The Company

The drama surrounding an explosive letter written by former Uber employee Richard Jacobs keeps heating up, with Uber executives testifying in court …

Uber

Uber lawyer says spy tactic allegations were “fantastical,” from “extortionist”

A top Uber lawyer in court on Wednesday said allegations that the company used spy tactics to impede investigations were “fantastical” accusations …

Uber