|Posted on 8/17/2017 8:05:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Tom Benson’s Dixie Beer is entering new markets all across the Gulf South area, and now residents in Lafayette and Baton Rouge will be able to enjoy Louisiana’s iconic brew.
Ben Hales is the Senior Vice President of the Saints and Pelicans and is helping Benson oversee operations of the century-old Dixie Beer brand.
|Tom Benson, Dixie Beer, New Orleans, Ben Hales, Saints, Pelicans|
|Posted on 6/17/2016 2:44:00 PM.|
A lengthy dispute between Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his children and two grandchildren over the future of the two professional franchises appears to be over. The Saints released a statement on Friday afternoon that says a settlement has been reached by Benson and the trustees.
|Tom Benson, family dispute, Pelicans, Saints|
|Posted on 3/21/2016 3:35:00 PM.|
NBA superstar Pelicans center Anthony Davis says he’s been playing with a torn labrum in his shoulder for three years and will take the rest of the season off due to surgery. This also means he won’t go to the summer Olympics in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. Davis says he isn’t looking forward to being off the court but something needs to be done.
|Pelicans, New Orleans, Anthony Davis, injury, surgery, Olympics|
|Posted on 12/14/2015 3:05:00 PM.|
The Benson family saga took a turn Monday as New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson offered to resign as a trustee in a disputed family trust in Texas on the condition that his daughter Renee doesn't take his place.
|Tom Benson, lawsuit, trust, Saints, Pelicans, Tim Meche|
|Posted on 7/1/2015 10:14:00 AM.|
Star forward Anthony Davis has verbally agreed to accept the New Orleans Pelicans' maximum extension deal that will reportedly pay him $145 million over five years. Davis took to social media to make the announcement last night.
|New Orleans, Pelicans, Anthony Davis, maximum extension deal|
|Posted on 6/22/2015 5:50:00 PM.|
During an introductory press conference, new Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry says he wants to see a parade down Canal Street in New Orleans after the team wins its first NBA title. Gentry says the pieces are in place to do that.
|Pelicans, New Orleans, Alvin Gentry, Anthony Davis|
|Posted on 6/18/2015 3:15:00 PM.|
|A civil district court judge in New Orleans declares that Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is legally competent to run the professional franchises.|
|Tom Benson, Saints, Pelicans|
|Posted on 6/1/2015 3:55:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The trial to determine whether Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is competent to make important decisions regarding his franchises begins today in New Orleans. Benson's heirs are asking that the 87-year-old be declared mentally unfit to manage his affairs.
|saints, pelicans, tom benson, benson, tim meche, competency|
|Posted on 1/29/2015 10:59:00 AM.|
The legal drama between the Benson family over ownership of the Saints and Pelicans could drag on for a year or more. The scene will play out in courtrooms in New Orleans and San Antonio.
|Tom Benson, Saints, Pelicans, Tim Meche, lawsuit|
|Posted on 7/15/2014 3:47:00 PM.|
The Pelicans have officially completed the three way trade that sees their protected 2015 first round draft pick sent out in return for the big man Omer Asik. Asik is regarded as one of the most impactful defensive Centers in the NBA, as well as one of the league's top rebounders.
|Pelicans, Omer Asik, Dell Demps, NBA|
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