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  • • Pelicans, Saints owner Gayle Benson was a victim of an attempted auto theft
    Benson has been the principle owner of both franchises since 2018...2020
  • Saints owner Gayle Benson unharmed after attempted carjacking in New Orleans
    • Saints owner Gayle Benson unharmed after attempted carjacking in New Orleans
    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson was stopped in her vehicle on Saturday when a man got into her vehicle, according to police.        ...2020
  • Saints, Pels owner Benson victim of car thieves
    • Saints, Pels owner Benson victim of car thieves
    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson was the victim of an attempted car theft last Saturday afternoon but was unharmed, Saints spokesman Greg Bensel confirmed....2020
  • • Gayle Benson OK after attempted car theft
    Saints owner Gayle Benson thwarted an attempt to steal her car in New Orleans last weekend. New Orleans police say a car pulled up alongside Benson’s last Saturday afternoon and one of the passengers in that car got into Benson’s. Per the report, he abandoned the attempt when Benson began to yell at him. “While [more]...2020
  • • Saints owner Gayle Benson cleared of coronavirus
    New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Gayle Benson has now tested negative for COVID-19. This is an absolute welcome development following reports of the 73-year-old contracting the disease several weeks ago. This report comes via WDSU: New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson has been cleared by doctors after battling COVID-19 and […] The post Saints owner Gayle Benson...2020
  • Pelicans owner Gayle Benson cleared after coronavirus diagnosis
    • Pelicans owner Gayle Benson cleared after coronavirus diagnosis
    The Pelicans are undergoing a coaching search....2020
  • • Saints owner Gayle Benson returns to practice after COVID-19 recovery
    The Saints tweeted a photo of coach Sean Payton chatting with owner Gayle Benson during practice Wednesday. Both have contracted COVID-19 and recovered. Payton was among the first in the NFL known to have tested positive for the cornoavirus. He announced his diagnosis in March. Two other head coaches — Anthony Lynn and Doug Pederson [more]...2020
  • • Brandon Ingram wins NBA Most Improved Player award
    New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram has won the 2019-20 NBA Most Improved Player Award. “I want to congratulate Brandon on winning the NBA’s Most Improved Player Award,” said Pelicans Governor Gayle Benson. “I am so proud of Brandon’s personal achievements this season and am glad to see him rewarded for all of his hard … Continue reading "Brandon Ingram wins NBA Most Improved Player ...2020
  • • Pelicans star Brandon Ingram gets epic surprise from family, Lonzo Ball with MIP award announcement
    New Orleans Pelicans small forward Brandon Ingram was surprised by his parents and Lonzo Ball on Monday during a call with team governor Gayle Benson. Ingram had no idea he was about to be named the 2019-20 Most Improved Player of the Year. Brandon Ingram's family announced the MIP winner 🙌pic.twitter.com/Z5b9cjVbmM — ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) August […] The post Pelicans st...2020
  • Pelicans’ owner Gayle Benson tests positive for coronavirus
    • Pelicans’ owner Gayle Benson tests positive for coronavirus
    Gayle Benson has continued to work from home, a spokesman said Friday....2020

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  • • Gayle Benson donates $1 million to create community assistance fund
    Saints owner Gayle Benson has personally donated $1 million to create the Gayle Benson Community Assistance Fund. It will assist those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. “We have been meeting and planning a response since the NBA’s announcement to suspend games,” Benson said in a statement. “Our meaningful discussions have led to what we believe [more]...2020
  • • Pelicans HC Alvin Gentry’s job remains safe — for now
    The Pelicans aren’t considering a coaching change despite a 6-17 start and the worst loss in franchise history, writes William Guillory of The Athletic. However, he speculates Alvin Gentry could be replaced if things don’t turn around soon. These aren’t the results anyone expected this summer when the Pelicans rebuilt their roster by getting a generous return in the Anthony Davis trade and landed ...2019
  • • Pelicans interim GM: Anthony Davis will see a minutes reduction
    New Orleans Pelicans interim general manager Danny Ferry addressed the media Thursday and said the plan is to have Anthony Davis see a minutes reduction, per The Advocate’s Scott Kushner . Jrue Holiday is expected to lose some playing time as well. “You will see a reduction in Anthony’s minutes,” Ferry said. “You’ll probably see Jrue’s minutes come down because his minutes have been so high all ye...2019
  • • Pelicans were ‘livid’ with Anthony Davis for leaving arena after injury
    Anthony Davis was spotted leaving Smoothie King Arena on Thursday night after he suffered a shoulder injury in the New Orleans Pelicans' win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, and that may have indirectly contributed to general manager Dell Demps losing his job. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Friday that the Pelicans’ ownership group was “livid” over Davis walking out. They feel the situation ...2019
  • • Pelicans parting ways with GM Dell Demps
    Amidst the Anthony Davis drama in New Orleans, the Pelicans have decided to part ways with general manager Dell Demps, reports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via Twitter). According to Wojnarowski (via Twitter), the Pelicans intend to be “aggressive” in the marketplace in hiring a high-level basketball executive to replace Demps. For now, they’re considering internal candidates such as special advisor...2019

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  • • Saints owner Gayle Benson cleared of coronavirus
    New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Gayle Benson has now tested negative for COVID-19. This is an absolute welcome development following reports of the 73-year-old contracting the disease several weeks ago. This report comes via WDSU: New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson has been cleared by doctors after battling COVID-19 and […] The post Saints owner Gayle Benson...2020
  • • Saints owner Gayle Benson returns to practice after COVID-19 recovery
    The Saints tweeted a photo of coach Sean Payton chatting with owner Gayle Benson during practice Wednesday. Both have contracted COVID-19 and recovered. Payton was among the first in the NFL known to have tested positive for the cornoavirus. He announced his diagnosis in March. Two other head coaches — Anthony Lynn and Doug Pederson [more]...2020
  • • Saints using local brewery for NFL Draft war room
    With team facilities closed and social distancing enforced, NFL teams are going to have to get creative to run the NFL Draft. The New Orleans Saints are ready. Coach Sean Payton told “The Rich Eisen Show” on Wednesday that the team has set up its war room at the Dixie Brewery, which is owned by Saints owner Gayle Benson. It’s strange, but the Saints seem confident in their setup. It’s one of the r...2020
  • • Saints set up NFL Draft war room at local brewery
    Teams are going to get creative with social distancing as the 2020 NFL Draft takes place during the age of COVID-19. The NFL has announced that it plans on the draft going forward later this month. It’s drew some criticism from an American public reeling from the pandemic plaguing this country and the rest of the world. Now that the draft will be held remotely, teams are finding new ways to prepar...2020
  • • Saints setting up war room in a brewery
    The Saints won’t have a war room, but they are setting up shop in a bar room. According to Larry Holder of TheAthletic.com, the Saints will be doing their draft business at the Dixie Brewery. The regional brewer is owned by Saints owner Gayle Benson, which makes it a reasonable place to do business. The [more]...2020
  • • Pelicans HC Alvin Gentry’s job remains safe — for now
    The Pelicans aren’t considering a coaching change despite a 6-17 start and the worst loss in franchise history, writes William Guillory of The Athletic. However, he speculates Alvin Gentry could be replaced if things don’t turn around soon. These aren’t the results anyone expected this summer when the Pelicans rebuilt their roster by getting a generous return in the Anthony Davis trade and landed ...2019
  • • Saints owner Gayle Benson insists she will not sell Pelicans
    New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson insists the New Orleans Pelicans will not be relocating in the near future. The discussion of whether the Pelicans will remain in New Orleans long-term is not new. It has come up even more lately with Anthony Davis seemingly destined to play for another franchise next season, which results in questions about the viability of an NBA franchise in New Orleans wit...2019
  • • Gayle Benson vows to remain Pelicans' owner
    Gayle Benson, the widow of long-time Pelicans owner Tom Benson, vowed on Monday that she’ll retain ownership in the franchise, according to a New Orleans Advocate report. Gayle Benson’s commitment to the franchise had been in doubt, particularly after superstar Anthony Davis made his trade demand this winter. She made her intentions clear at an NFL owners meeting. Benson also controls ownership of...2019
  • • Pelicans interim GM: Anthony Davis will see a minutes reduction
    New Orleans Pelicans interim general manager Danny Ferry addressed the media Thursday and said the plan is to have Anthony Davis see a minutes reduction, per The Advocate’s Scott Kushner . Jrue Holiday is expected to lose some playing time as well. “You will see a reduction in Anthony’s minutes,” Ferry said. “You’ll probably see Jrue’s minutes come down because his minutes have been so high all ye...2019
  • • Pelicans were ‘livid’ with Anthony Davis for leaving arena after injury
    Anthony Davis was spotted leaving Smoothie King Arena on Thursday night after he suffered a shoulder injury in the New Orleans Pelicans' win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, and that may have indirectly contributed to general manager Dell Demps losing his job. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Friday that the Pelicans’ ownership group was “livid” over Davis walking out. They feel the situation ...2019

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  • • Pelicans star Brandon Ingram gets epic surprise from family, Lonzo Ball with MIP award announcement
    2020
  • • Gayle Benson to change name of Dixie Brewery
    At least one NFL owner is willing to change the name of a long-standing and beloved brand in the face of societal pressure and a desire to be inclusive. Saints owner Gayle Benson just announced in a statement that they’re changing the name of Dixie Brewery and all Dixie-branded products. Benson and her late husband [more]...2020
  • • Saints accused of assisting Catholic church in ‘concealing’ sex abuse crimes
    The New Orleans Saints have found themselves at the center of a troubling legal battle involving the Catholic church. According to a report from Jim Mustian of The Associated Press, the Saints are seeking in court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives helping the Archdiocese of New Orleans with damage control in the church’s sexual abuse scandal. Att...2020
  • Gayle Benson: I’ll never sell Pelicans
    • Gayle Benson: I’ll never sell Pelicans
    Owner inherited team from her late husband Tom Benson last year...2019
  • • Former Saints owner Tom Benson to be inducted into Ring of Honor
    Having owned the New Orleans Saints for three-plus decades, the late Tom Benson is synonymous with football in the Bayou.Benson’s passing this past March at the age of 90 hit the organization and the New Orleans area especially hard. While he hasn’t headed day-to-day operations for some time, Mr. Benson was Saints football to those who bleed black and gold.On Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneer...2018
  • • Saints owner Gayle Benson says she will serve as controlling owner 'until my death'
    Benson says the team is in strong financial shape and she will carry out her husband's vision for the future...2018
  • • Gayle Benson to run Saints after husband’s death
    Some clarity emerged about the operation of the Saints on Thursday. Gayle Benson, the widow of deceased Saints owner Tom Benson, will run the team.She announced her late husband’s plan was for her to be the franchise’s controlling owner.“My husband’s plan and desire was for me to have full voting control of the Saints and to serve as Controlling Owner of the team per NFL rules,” Gayle Benson wrote...2018
  • • Gayle Benson: Saints, Pelicans are here to stay
    As the new owner of the Saints and Pelicans following the death of her husband Tom, Gayle Benson said she will not sell the teams and is "very happy to continue his legacy."...2018
  • • Pelicans Notes: Davis, Benson, Gentry, Jackson
    Pelicans owner Tom Benson passed away earlier this week at 90 years old. Benson struggled for almost a  month with flu-like symptoms. He has been posthumously honored by many in the sports world and earned praise for his efforts to keep professional football and basketball in the state of New Orleans.Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis was among those to speak highly of Benson. Davis sent out a tweet...2018
  • • Tom Benson Mental Competency Ruling Appealed: Latest Details, Comments
    2016

Top Gayle Benson news

  • • Saints' Benson to drop 'Dixie' from brewery name
    Gayle Benson, the owner of the NFL's Saints and NBA's Pelicans, will change the name of her New Orleans-based Dixie Brewing Company, along with all Dixie-branded products....2020
  • • Tom Benson alters plans for Saints after his passing
    After a year of multiple health challenges, long-time Saints owner Tom Benson has announced a significant change in his plans for the future control of the NFL and NBA teams he owns.  The Saints have announced that, upon the passing of Mr. Benson, ownership will transfer to his wife, Gayle Benson. The development represents a…...2015
  • • Pelicans, Saints owner gives $1M in assistance
    Saints owner Gayle Benson donated $1 million to create a community assistance fund in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic....2020
  • • Saints will host NFL Draft war room at team owner's brewery in New Orleans, per report
    Dixie Brewery is owned by franchise matriarch Gayle Benson...2020
  • • Tom Benson's Wife, Granddaughter Reportedly Had Altercation at 2014 Saints Game
    2015
  • • Tom Benson's Family Files Suit Against Saints, Pelicans Owner
    2015
  • • Saints, Pelicans owner Benson tests positive
    Gayle Benson, owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, has tested positive for the coronavirus but is "improving daily," according to a team spokesman....2020
  • • Gayle Benson to change name of Dixie Brewery
    2020
  • • Saints owner Gayle Benson cleared of coronavirus
    2020
  • • Tom Benson's Estranged Heirs Appeal Competency Ruling: Latest Details, Reaction
    2015
  • • Wife of Pelicans' owner testifies in competency trial
    Gayle Benson, the third wife of New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, is the latest witnesses to testify in a trial examining whether her husband was mentally competent when he chose her as his primary successor and disowned relatives who'd previously been in line to take over his business empire....2015
  • • Saints observing Juneteenth as company holiday
    The Saints are the latest team to announce they are giving employees Friday off. Owner Gayle Benson and president Dennis Lauscha made the decision to recognize Juneteenth as a company holiday last week, Mike Triplett of ESPN reports. Offices of the Saints and Pelicans will close. That makes at least 18 teams that will acknowledge [more]...2020
  • • Saints setting up war room in a brewery
    2020
  • • Former assistant alleges racist comments by Saints owner Tom Benson’s wife
    Saints owner Tom Benson’s former personal assistant endured racist comments from the billionaire’s wife, according to a lawsuit he filed Tuesday. Rodney Henry’s suit, posted in full by The Times-Picayune reports, describes Tom Benson as defending him against racist attacks from Gayle Benson. From the suit: After Mr. Benson was settled at the hospital, Mrs. Benson called Mr. Henry and stated “Why ...2016

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  • • Pelicans HC Alvin Gentry’s job remains safe — for now
    2019
  • NFL playoffs 2019: Saints owner Gayle Benson says she'll 'aggressively pursue changes in NFL policies'
    • NFL playoffs 2019: Saints owner Gayle Benson says she'll 'aggressively pursue changes in NFL policies'
    Benson released a statement on the team's website after the 26-23 overtime loss to the Rams....2019
  • • Tom Benson's Former Assistant Sues Wife Gayle Over Alleged Racial Discrimination
    2016

Gayle Benson rumors, scandals

  • • Plaintiff lawyers dispute assertions made by Gayle Benson in statement
    The lawyers representing a man suing the Archdiocese of New Orleans with claims he was sexually assaulted by a former deacon pushed back against a statement from New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson over the team’s involvement and counsel in the public relations handling of the scandal. According to Amie Just and Ramon Antonio Vargas [more]...2020
  • • Gayle Benson addresses nature of emails, her relationship with Archdiocese
    Saints owner Gayle Benson released a detailed statement Monday on the nature of her relationship with the Archdiocese of New Orleans. A judge recently ruled that the emails sent by the organization regarding the Catholic church’s abuse scandal are of “public concern.” A special master will determine whether to grant a request from The Associated [more]...2020
  • • Saints issue statement addressing emails with Catholic church
    The New Orleans Saints admitted on Friday that team executives gave advice to the Archdiocese of New Orleans on how to deal with the church’s sexual abuse scandal, but the team insists there was never any attempt to help with damage control. The Saints said in a statement that they have “always had a very strong relationship with the Archdiocese.” The team admitted that Saints senior vice presiden...2020
  • • Saints accused of assisting Catholic church in ‘concealing’ sex abuse crimes
    2020

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