Gayle Benson

Chris Miller
March 21, 2018 - 3:22 pm
Players, coaches, and executives with the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans will help lay Tom Benson to rest Friday. Team executive Dennis Lauscha told The New Orleans Advocate that Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Pelican forward Anthony Davis, Saints coach Sean Payton, and Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry...
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Chris Miller
March 17, 2018 - 3:56 pm
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson appears to have completely cut Renee Benson, Rita Benson LeBlanc, and Ryan LeBlanc out of his will, according to a report in The New Orleans Advocate . "I specifically provide that Renee Benson, Rita LeBlanc, Ryan LeBlanc, and all of their...
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Aug 30, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints owners Gayle Benson and Tom Benson with general manager Mickey Loomis before a preseason game against the Houston Texans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Seth Dunlap
March 16, 2018 - 5:40 pm
Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis joined WWL Radio today and discussed the legacy of Saints owner Tom Benson, who passed away yesterday at the age of 90. Loomis said he was still reeling from the news of Benson's death, but it's nice to see all of the tributes coming in from across the nation. "...
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Chris Miller
March 16, 2018 - 3:32 pm
The New Orleans Saints and Pelicans today released the following statement from Gayle Benson, Tom Benson's widow: A message from Owner Gayle Benson to Saints fans 'Thank you for your unwavering devotion to our teams and city' While we are heartbroken by the loss of my husband, we are also...
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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
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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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