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    Saints' Gayle Benson I'm Stickin' with 'Owner' Title

    By TMZ Gayle Benson says she has no plans to change her title as "owner" of the New Orleans Saints and the NO Pelicans ... but insists she's sensitive to the concerns of the players. Gayle's late husband, Tom Benson, bought the Saints in 1985 and the Pelicans in 2012 -- and she took over when...
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    In Loyola speech, Gayle Benson jokes of Saints-Rams 'terrible no call,' speaks openly about Pelicans

    Advocate Photo by Shawn Fink Advocate Staff Report In the same stadium where a blown call last season likely cost the New Orleans Saints a Super Bowl berth, team owner Gayle Benson couldn't resist making a pointed remark or two about the "terrible no call" as Loyola University's commencement...
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    A 'Thank You' Letter to Saints Fans from Gayle Benson

    NewOrleansSaints.com Dear Saints Fans, I want to thank you for your support throughout the 2018 New Orleans Saints season. We have received countless letters and emails since the season ended. Our football team showed that through the efforts of our entire organization working together that we...
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    Statement from Saints Owner Gayle Benson

    By NewOrleansSaints.com Yesterday’s result is still difficult to accept for all of us. I am thoroughly disappointed by the events that led to the outcome of yesterday’s game. Getting to the Super Bowl is incredibly difficult to do and takes such an unbelievable commitment from a team and...
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    Gayle Benson manages Saints with a personal touch that is notable

    Saints owner Gayle Benson signs autographs during New Orleans Saints Training Camp held at Tulane University's Yulman Stadium on Sunday, August 5, 2018. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Jeff Duncan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The bottom right-hand drawer of...
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    Rookie of the Year: Saints owner Gayle Benson is on verge of history in Year 1

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Jeff Duncan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune PARIS, Ky. -- Gayle Benson doesn’t feel the Saints buzz around New Orleans the way you and I do. As the owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, her hectic schedule limits her...
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    Saints owner Gayle Benson has surprised more than 400 people by paying off layaway orders at Walmart

    New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson signs autographs before the start of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in New Orleans, La. Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Advocate staff photo by LESLIE GAMBONI By Nick Underhill | The Advocate People who have gone to...
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    Saints owner Gayle Benson debuts in Forbes 400 list

    By Jennifer Larino | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson made her debut in this year's Forbes 400 list, an annual ranking of the wealthiest Americans. Benson is the only person from Louisiana to make the list. Forbes, which released its ranking on Wednesday...
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    Roger Goodell, Saints players learn about New Orleans' criminal justice system

    By Mike Triplett | ESPN Staff Writer METAIRIE, La. -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell joined New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson and a trio of Saints players on Tuesday for an in-depth look at New Orleans' criminal justice system. Also, Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill joined...
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    Gayle Benson's presence 'a bright light' as Saints prepare for first season without Tom

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate The New Orleans Saints are on the cusp of starting their first regular season without Tom Benson in more than three decades. Reminders of the late owner are everywhere: on the helmets and jerseys, on the practice field, out in front of the Superdome. The...
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    Saints safety Chris Banjo holds hands with Gayle Benson during national anthem

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate Chris Banjo did not plan the gesture. He's not even sure exactly how it happened. While Katie Crist sang the national anthem before Friday night's preseason game between New Orleans and Arizona, Banjo held hands with Saints owner Gayle Benson, a sweet...
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    Gayle Benson accepts New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame honor for late husband Tom

    By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune It isn't often when Gayle Benson raises her voice, but when she did six years ago with Ken Trahan on the other end of the phone, he responded. Tom Benson, then the New Orleans Saints owner, had just been inducted into the team Hall of Fame...
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    New Orleans Saints Owner Gayle Benson focused on delivering team that wins, makes community proud

    NewOrleansSaints.com Q. As you enter your first season as owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, what are your plans for the season, are there any specific changes you plan to make to how the teams operate? A. My biggest goal as owner is to honor the legacy of my husband. He set such a...

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