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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


'He had my back the entire way': Sean Payton remembers mentor, boss Tom Benson

NEW ORLEANS — “When the going gets tough, the tough get going, Coach.”

It’s a handwritten note from Tom Benson that Saints head coach Sean Payton will never forget. 304 more words


Funeral arrangements announced for Tom Benson

NEW ORLEANS — Funeral arrangements have been announced for legendary businessman and Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson.

Benson, 90, died Thursday with his wife, Gayle, at his side after being hospitalized for weeks. 115 more words


More Than an Owner

Yesterday Mr. Tom Benson passed away at the age of 90.  It was reported that he was hospitalized with the flu for quite some time, but the reports always said he was improving. 287 more words

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