Gayle Benson

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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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Steve Geller
February 15, 2019 - 3:10 pm
The Pelicans officially made the announcement that the team and general manager Dell Demps have decided to mutually part ways. “We will immediately begin the process of restructuring our basketball operations department,” stated Saints and Pelicans Owner Gayle Benson. “This will include a...
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Dell Demps with Anthony Davis
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Kristian Garic
February 15, 2019 - 11:03 am
The New Orleans Pelicans have fired General Manager Dell Demps. It comes a day after super star Anthony Davis walked out on the team in the middle of a game. Davis appeared to suffer a minor injury during last night's game in the Smoothie King Center. He was later seen leaving the arena with his...
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Anthony Davis didn't get dealt at the NBA trade deadline and has forced his way back into the Pelicans line-up, yet #23 looks disinterested in playing for the team we all know he does not want to be a part of. Not only is the team suffering, but so are the fans who pay good money to attend games in...
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