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Saints, Pelicans owner asks judge to dismiss heirs' lawsuit

  New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by recently estranged heirs who are seeking control of his NFL and NBA teams. Benson, whose lawyers filed an answer to the lawsuit in civil district court in New Orleans on Tuesday, says he made a ''deliberate, reasoned and difficult decision'' to change his succession plan so that Gayle...
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PODCAST: Bensons at War for Saints and Pelicans

The boys discuss Who Dat say Gonna Own Dem Saints? Are you on Team Gayle or Team Rita? PICK A SIDE YOU COWARD Ralph breaks down accusations against Tom Benson being senile Saints Delvin Breaux, CFL’s Deion Sanders! Kevin discusses Tom Brady’s balls Your Twitter Questions Super Bowl Picks PS: Donate and the audio quality stays awesome and don’t forget to download our Iphone app!Itunes.
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Bensons play Game of Thrones, New Orleans-style

The following story is to be filed in the remarkably thin manila folder marked “Be Glad You Weren’t Raised By Rich People.” The palace intrigue is thick in New Orleans this week as accusations and lawsuits are flying between factions of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson’s family — i.e. his daughter and grandchildren versus he and his wife who is not their mother/grandmother...
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Saints Owner Tom Benson Pens Cold-Blooded Letter To Daughter And Grandchildren

The transfer of ownership power of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans just got nasty — really nasty. Tom Benson, the 87-year-old philanthropist who owns both franchises — whose health has deteriorated over the past year — has pulled an audible and plans to bequeath control of the franchises to his third wife, Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Benson's relatives file lawsuit for control of Saints, Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS -- Relatives of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson have filed a lawsuit opposing their ousters from ownership positions of the two New Orleans teams. Benson's daughter, Renee, and her two children allege in Thursday's lawsuit that Tom Benson's physical and mental health are failing and he is being manipulated by his wife of 10 years. The lawsuit was filed in civil district...
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Tom Benson’s Family Files Suit Claiming He’s Incompetent as Owner of the Saints, Pelicans

In a story that could almost literally be ripped from a day-time soap opera plot, the family of New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson has filed suit indicating that he’s incompetent as owner of the two professional sports franchises. It’s a rather long story, so we will refer to for some of the in-depth information here. Apparently, Benson recently...
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