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Can the 50th Anniversary Saints Pull off a Playoff Spot?

Ah, the New Orleans Saints. What has happened? Where has the time gone? It has been seven years since the Saints’ Super Bowl XLIV win. 553 more words


The Pelicans in the Playoffs And a Horse in the Derby: Gayle Benson's Busy Weekend

She’s got a team in the second round of the NBA playoffs and a horse in the Kentucky Derby. It’s a good thing that Gayle Benson doesn’t need a lot of sleep. 182 more words

Kentucky Derby 2018

'Now he knows the truth': Estranged family holds memorial Mass for Tom Benson in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS — A memorial Mass for Tom Benson was held Monday in San Antonio, where Benson’s estranged daughter, Renee, lives.

There was also an obituary published by his estranged family in the… 218 more words


Remembering an icon: Funeral, second line for Tom Benson celebrate his extraordinary life

NEW ORLEANS — It was a day that was both somber and celebratory as hundreds of high-profile politicians, athletes, friends and family  gathered at St. Louis Cathedral for the funeral Mass of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson. 354 more words


City announces parking restrictions for Tom Benson's funeral, second line Friday

NEW ORLEANS —  The city has issued parking instructions for Tom Benson’s private funeral and the subsequent second line on Friday.

The funeral is at St. 315 more words


See the tomb in Metairie Cemetery where Tom Benson will be laid to rest

NEW ORLEANS — Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson will be laid to rest in Metairie Cemetery, sharing the sacred ground with many other New Orleans greats at one of the city’s most beautiful cemeteries. 119 more words


Pelicans remember Tom Benson

METAIRIE, La. — The Pelicans returned to their Metairie practice facility Friday, where Gayle Benson spoke to the team before their workout.

“Her showing-up– especially so soon after– shows how much she cares about us,” said Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday. 583 more words