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Injuries Piling up at Training Camp

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Owner Tom Benson was taken to the hospital, and Nick Toon taken to the training room with injury.

Happy Birthday, Tom Benson!

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Mr. Benson received his high school senior ring, which he couldn't afford at the time, from his wife Gayle as a birthday gift.

1980 Was a Long Time Ago

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These are not your daddy's Saints.

This Date in Saints History: Benson Becomes Boss

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Twenty-eight years ago to the day, on May 31st, 1985, Saints fans saw their favorite team transfer ownership for the first time.

This Date in Saints History: Benson Buys WVUE FOX

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Five years ago to the day, on May 5th, 2008, Saints fans got the commitment they'd been looking for from team owner Tom Benson.

Saints PR Dept. Denies Existence of Bounty Scandal

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The "History" section of the New Orleans Saints 2012 Media Guide contains no evidence of any bad Saints news in the Winter/Spring of 2012. No playoff loss to the 49ers and no bounty scandal mention...

New York Times on Tom Benson's Commitment (or lack thereof) to New Orleans

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An interesting piece - mostly a retrospective of Benson since Katrina.

Benson, who closed on his purchase of the Hornets last week, chose Loomis, who remains the Saints'...

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Benson, who closed on his purchase of the Hornets last week, chose Loomis, who remains the Saints' GM, as director of Hornets basketball operations. He also appointed Lauscha president of both clubs on Monday.

AP story from espn.com HansDat Note: Uh Oh, I don't like this cross-pollination

The Most Intriguing Offseason in New Orleans History

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Has any non-storm related off-season been so compelling for the Saints and Hornets?

When Saints owner Tom Benson bought the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets, we joked that Saints coach Sean...

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When Saints owner Tom Benson bought the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets, we joked that Saints coach Sean Payton could spend his one-year suspension working for the team. As it turns out, Saints G.M. Mickey Loomis will spend his half-year suspension doing just that. Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that Loomis "likely" will oversee basketball operations for the Hornets.

Report: Loomis will oversee basketball operations of New Orleans Hornets | ProFootballTalk Mike F. makes a big leap with what he takes away from this story. But that's kind of his schtick, isn't it?
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