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Drew Brees' most recent conversation with Tom Benson

METAIRIE, La. (WGNO) — Drew Brees met with reporters on Wednesday to talk about his latest restaurant venture.  But it didn’t take long for the questions to move on to other topics. 221 more words


Public will not be allowed in courtroom during Benson's civil suit

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – When a judge decides if Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson can maintain control of the teams, the public will not be allowed to watch the hearing. 167 more words


Monty Williams' exit isn't enough for Pelicans to become legit contenders

Monty Williams the basketball player was an NBA journeyman.  In ten seasons he never averaged more than nine points per game, but he gained a reputation as one of the league’s “glue guys”, the type of player who wasn’t a star but could hold a team together. 825 more words

New Orleans Pelicans have fired coach Monty Williams

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The New Orleans Pelicans have fired head coach Monty Williams, Pelicans Executive Vice President Mickey Loomis announced Tuesday.

“Making a decision like this is never easy and is never done hastily, especially when you are dealing with a person of Monty Williams’ character,” Loomis said. 1,149 more words


Pelicans Earn Eighth Seed in Hard-Fought Game - My Experience

I have been a New Orleans basketball fan since I was a kid. I started cheering for the team when Chris Paul turned the franchise from an 18 win team to a 56 win team in just three seasons. 564 more words

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Orleans Civil Court judge receives medical reports in Tom Benson case

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Medical reports in the Tom Benson case were delivered to Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Kern Reese late Wednesday, court spokesman Walt Pierce said. 81 more words


Judge okays doctor panel to examine Saints & Pels owner Tom Benson

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Wednesday afternoon, a judge approved the three doctor panel that will conduct a medical evaluation of Tom Benson, the owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans. 142 more words