Gayle Benson

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Chris Miller
March 16, 2018 - 2:06 pm
Gayle Benson now takes over the major professional sports franchises in New Orleans. A top Saints and Pelicans executive is confident she'll continue to run the business in much the same way. Dennis Lauscha: Mr. Benson took a chance on me at 28 "I don't expect to see much change here," Saints and...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 16, 2018 - 7:45 am
With the death of Tom Benson, his wife Gayle takes over ownership of the Saints and Pelicans. That was confirmed by a bitter legal fight between Tom Benson, his daughter and his grandchildren, in which they tried to have Benson found incompetent to change his succession from them to his third wife...
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
USA Today Sports
Mark Menard
March 15, 2018 - 8:48 pm
“He’s a great man. While I knew he was struggling, whenever you hear that news, the finality of it is difficult.” Those were the words of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, reflecting on the death of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson on WWL Radio Thursday night. Goodell joined Seth Dunlap on “...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 10, 2018 - 12:59 pm
New Orleans next mayor is putting together the team that will help her prepare to take over running city government. Mayor Elect LaToya Cantrell says since her election in November, she has been evaluating where New Orleans has been and where it is going as a city. "I spent time at the Harvard...
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