Gayle Benson

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Chris Miller
March 20, 2019 - 1:09 pm
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will receive an honorary degree from Loyola University at the school's spring commencement. It will be held Saturday, May 11, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. "Whether she is quietly leading from the sidelines of the Superdome or creating new...
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Gayle Benson
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Chris Miller
March 15, 2019 - 5:05 pm
Second Harvest Food Bank has received the single biggest donation in its history -- $3.5 million from New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson. "I am honored to be able to support the mission to fight hunger," Mrs. Benson said. "The staff and volunteers of Second Harvest do so much for so...
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Chris Miller
February 22, 2019 - 12:56 pm
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson is donating $5 million to Jesuit High School. Jesuit will rename its basketball facilities after Gayle and Tom Benson. The New Orleans Advocate reports it is the largest gift in the school's history. Dennis Lauscha, president of the Saints,...
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Feb 16, 2019; Charlotte, NC, USA; Team Lebron forward Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans (23) speaks during the NBA All-Star Media Day at Bojangles Coliseum.
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Seth Dunlap
February 21, 2019 - 1:20 pm
Once again, the New Orleans Pelicans have failed to stand up to their bullying megastar and NBA league executives, and have announced they'll allow Anthony Davis to play tomorrow in their first game since the All-Star break. Alvin Gentry says Anthony Davis will play tomorrow night — New Orleans...
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Gayle Benson
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Seth Dunlap
February 19, 2019 - 7:56 pm
If you ever needed proof that there is deep-rooted bias against powerful women involved in running professional sports franchises, look no further than the discussion around Gayle Benson, owner of the Saints and Pelicans, as she navigates the Anthony Davis saga in New Orleans. Exhibit A: Bill...
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Anthony Davis
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Seth Dunlap
February 15, 2019 - 5:03 pm
Wasn’t this how the Anthony Davis era in New Orleans would always inevitably end, with Davis walking off the court with yet another injury, unlikely to ever play for the Pelicans again? Davis, one of the most oft-injured stars in the history of the NBA, has been dealing with a torn labrum in his...
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