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The Daily Jeffersonian
Greenwood set for HOF halfselection of Greenwood maintains the country music theme for induction weekend.
Greenwood set for HOF half
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 hours ago
selection of Greenwood maintains the country music theme for induction weekend. Tim McGraw will perform in concert at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Aug. 5. Greenwood, who has recorded more than 30 albums, will also participate in the... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Lee Greenwood to headline Hall of Fame game halftimeselection of Greenwood maintains the country music theme for induction weekend.
Lee Greenwood to headline Hall of Fame game halftime
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 23 hours ago
selection of Greenwood maintains the country music theme for induction weekend. Tim McGraw will perform in concert at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Aug. 5. Greenwood, who has recorded more than 30 albums, will also participate in the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Lee Greenwood to headline Hall of Fame game halftimeselection of Greenwood maintains the country music theme for induction weekend.
Lee Greenwood to headline Hall of Fame game halftime
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
selection of Greenwood maintains the country music theme for induction weekend. Tim McGraw will perform in concert at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Aug. 5. Greenwood, who has recorded more than 30 albums, will also participate in the... Read more
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The Advocate
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saintsrent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in e
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saints
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
rent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in exchange for the television station’s owner — Tom Benson, who also owns the Saints — being given a share in Horizon. Horizon’s primary owner is Jason Sciavicco. Becker... Read more
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The Advocate
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saintsrent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in e
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saints
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
rent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in exchange for the television station’s owner — Tom Benson, who also owns the Saints — to be given a share in Horizon. Horizon’s primary owner is Jason Sciavicco. Becker... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
La. IG: Company improperly awarded $1 million in tax credits for Saints TV showsBATON ROUGE, La.— A TV production company formerly tied to Saints and Pelicans
La. IG: Company improperly awarded $1 million in tax credits for Saints TV shows
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
BATON ROUGE, La.— A TV production company formerly tied to Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson received more than a million dollars in unqualified tax credits for TV shows featuring Saints’ Head Coach Sean Payton and the Saintsations, according to a... Read more
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The Advocate
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saintsrent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in e
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saints
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
rent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in exchange for the television station’s owner — Tom Benson, who also owns the Saints — to be given a share in Horizon. Horizon’s primary owner is Jason Sciavicco. Becker... Read more
7 related stories
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The Advocate
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saintsrent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in e
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saints
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
rent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in exchange for the television station’s owner — Tom Benson, who also owns the Saints — to be given a share in Horizon. Horizon’s primary owner is Jason Sciavicco. Becker... Read more
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The Advocate
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saintsrent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in e
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saints
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
rent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in exchange for the television station’s owner — Tom Benson, who also owns the Saints — to be given a share in Horizon. Becker also complains that an unspecified number of... Read more
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The Advocate
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saintsrent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in e
In fresh black eye for La. film incentives, state inspector general finds overbilling in 2 programs about New Orleans Saints
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
rent at WVUE as an expense because the space was given to the film company in exchange for the television station’s owner — Tom Benson, who also owns the Saints — to be given a share in Horizon. Becker also complains that an unspecified number of... Read more
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The Advocate
Rita LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, PelicansRita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, believ
Rita LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, Pelicans
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Rita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, believes she will remain a partial owner of her grandfather’s teams “no matter what happens” in the legal feud that has ensnared her family for well over a year, she recently... Read more
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The Advocate
Rita LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, PelicansRita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, believ
Rita LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, Pelicans
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Rita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, believes she will remain partial owner of her grandfather’s teams “no matter what happens” in the legal feud that has ensnared her family for well over a year, she recently told... Read more
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The Advocate
Rita LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, PelicansRita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, believ
Rita LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, Pelicans
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Rita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, believes she will remain partial owner of her grandfather’s teams “no matter what happens” in the legal feud that has ensnared her family for well over a year, she recently told... Read more
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The Advocate
Rita LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, PelicansRita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, recent
Rita LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, Pelicans
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Rita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, recently told Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal that she believes she will remain partial owner of her grandfather’s teams “no matter what happens” in the legal feud that... Read more
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The Advocate
Rita LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, PelicansRita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, recent
Rita LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, Pelicans
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Rita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, recently told Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal that she believes she will remain partial owner of her grandfather’s teams “no matter what happens” in the legal feud that... Read more
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The Advocate
Rita Benson LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, PelicansRita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, recent
Rita Benson LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, Pelicans
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Rita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, recently told Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal that she believes she will remain partial owner of her grandfather’s teams “no matter what happens” in the legal feud that... Read more
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The Daily Comet
I don't understand the situation in Baton Rougedon't need the likes of John Alario and "Honor Code" continuing to destroy our
I don't understand the situation in Baton Rouge
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
don't need the likes of John Alario and "Honor Code" continuing to destroy our great state. It's also time to stop funding Tom Benson and his mediocre sports teams at the expense of people who actually contribute to the betterment of our... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Rita Benson LeBlanc says she’ll still own part of Saints after settlementEven after a settlement reached earlier this month between Saints owner Tom Ben
Rita Benson LeBlanc says she’ll still own part of Saints after settlement
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 3 days ago
Even after a settlement reached earlier this month between Saints owner Tom Benson and a group of his former heirs, the granddaughter who was effectively cut out of the will maintains she’ll still have a role. Rita Benson LeBlanc, who was fired by... Read more
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The Houma Courier
I don't understand the situation in Baton Rougedon't need the likes of John Alario and "Honor Code" continuing to destroy our
I don't understand the situation in Baton Rouge
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
don't need the likes of John Alario and "Honor Code" continuing to destroy our great state. It's also time to stop funding Tom Benson and his mediocre sports teams at the expense of people who actually contribute to the betterment of our... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
No injuries, no evacuations in BP Amoco explosionBenson Leblanc still part owner of SaintsReport: Rita Benson Leblanc still part
No injuries, no evacuations in BP Amoco explosion
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
Benson Leblanc still part owner of SaintsReport: Rita Benson Leblanc still part owner of Saints The settlement between Tom Benson and his estranged heirs over who will control his estate after he dies has been kept private until now. The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Rita Benson Leblanc still part owner of SaintsThe settlement between Tom Benson and his estranged heirs over who will control
Rita Benson Leblanc still part owner of Saints
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
The settlement between Tom Benson and his estranged heirs over who will control his estate after he dies has been kept private -- until now. Rita Benson Leblanc, one a very visible part of the Saints organization, broke her silence on the 17 month... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Rita Benson Leblanc still part owner of SaintsThe settlement between Tom Benson and his estranged heirs over who will control
Rita Benson Leblanc still part owner of Saints
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
The settlement between Tom Benson and his estranged heirs over who will control his estate after he dies has been kept private -- until now. Rita Benson Leblanc, one a very visible part of the Saints organization, broke her silence on the 17 month... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Rita Benson Leblanc still part owner of SaintsThe settlement between Tom Benson and his estranged heirs over who will control
Rita Benson Leblanc still part owner of Saints
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
The settlement between Tom Benson and his estranged heirs over who will control his estate after he dies has been kept private -- until now. Rita Benson Leblanc, one a very visible part of the Saints organization, broke her silence on the 17 month... Read more
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The Advocate
Rita Benson LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, PelicansRita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, recent
Rita Benson LeBlanc says ‘no matter what ... I’ll still be partial owner’ of Saints, Pelicans
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Rita LeBlanc, the granddaughter of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, recently told Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal that she believes she will remain partial owner of her grandfather’s teams “no matter what happens” in the legal feud that... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Brown proud to be first Hornets player in Halllived in Slidell and played for the Hornets. It's really special that I get to
Brown proud to be first Hornets player in Hall
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
lived in Slidell and played for the Hornets. It's really special that I get to represent the Hornets.” Pelicans owner Tom Benson, who also owns the New Orleans Saints, is also a member of the Hall of Fame. PLAYING FOR THE SAINTS Throughout... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Brown proud to be first Hornets player in Halllived in Slidell and played for the Hornets. It's really special that I get to
Brown proud to be first Hornets player in Hall
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
lived in Slidell and played for the Hornets. It's really special that I get to represent the Hornets.” Pelicans owner Tom Benson, who also owns the New Orleans Saints, is also a member of the Hall of Fame. PLAYING FOR THE SAINTS Throughout... Read more
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The Post-Journal
NCC Entrance, Train Station Connector To Be Constructed This SummerTom Benson, National Comedy Center chairman, said this summer the center's entr
NCC Entrance, Train Station Connector To Be Constructed This Summer
The Post-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Tom Benson, National Comedy Center chairman, said this summer the center's entrance building and a walkway connecting the former BPU building and the Jamestown Gateway Train Station will be constructed. He said the construction of these two additions... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Steelers cut Canadian kicker Suisham after knee-injuries setbackas all 173 extra-point kicks. But last August, on the notoriously brutal, then
Steelers cut Canadian kicker Suisham after knee-injuries setback
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
as all 173 extra-point kicks. But last August, on the notoriously brutal, then 11-year-old artificial playing surface at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Field in Canton, Ohio, Suisham tore both his left ACL and left medial meniscus. He underwent surgery... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
SPORTS DIGEST || Scrappers drop 13-inning contestthat includes two deceased members, Ken Stabler and Dick Stanfel, will be enshr
SPORTS DIGEST || Scrappers drop 13-inning contest
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
that includes two deceased members, Ken Stabler and Dick Stanfel, will be enshrined into the Hall during a ceremony in Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on August 6. The new class will bring the total number of all-time greats who have earned a... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Did NFL, NBA pressure Benson to settle lawsuit?the case came from keeping secret financial information about the two teams. (A
Did NFL, NBA pressure Benson to settle lawsuit?
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 9 days ago
the case came from keeping secret financial information about the two teams. (Another benefit came from keeping 88-year-old Tom Benson from testifying under oath, again. In another piece of litigation, he suggested without plausible evidence that... Read more
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The Advocate
'We're going after it': Team Benson thrilled at chances for Mo Tom, Tom’s Ready in Kentucky Derbythe Saints and Pelicans share in Metairie — about Tom and Gayle Benson’s two ho
'We're going after it': Team Benson thrilled at chances for Mo Tom, Tom’s Ready in Kentucky Derby
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
the Saints and Pelicans share in Metairie — about Tom and Gayle Benson’s two horses in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. But Tom Benson, owner of both of the city’s major pro franchises, got more buzz than he bargained for. “People are so excited... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Tom Benson settles case involving heirs' trustsettled in January. Now the federal case has settled as well. The federal laws
Tom Benson settles case involving heirs' trust
The Daily Comet / Posted 11 days ago
settled in January. Now the federal case has settled as well. The federal lawsuit involved the rejection by trustees of Tom Benson's proposed asset swap. Benson sought to substitute more than $500 million in mostly promissory notes — some of... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Tom Benson settles case involving heirs' trustsettled in January. Now the federal case has settled as well. The federal laws
Tom Benson settles case involving heirs' trust
The Houma Courier / Posted 11 days ago
settled in January. Now the federal case has settled as well. The federal lawsuit involved the rejection by trustees of Tom Benson's proposed asset swap. Benson sought to substitute more than $500 million in mostly promissory notes — some of... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
New sports teams wrestle with right nicknametheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana’s state bird
New sports teams wrestle with right nickname
The Toledo Blade / Posted 12 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana’s state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname “didn’t mean anything to the community” and added that “the pelican represents New... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
KING5 Seattle / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
KTVB Boise / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Name game: Sports teams wrestle with getting right nicknametheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Name game: Sports teams wrestle with getting right nickname
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchisetheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Many factors go into naming a pro sports franchise
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Name game: Sports teams wrestle with getting right nicknametheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Name game: Sports teams wrestle with getting right nickname
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
27 related stories
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Name game: Sports teams wrestle with getting right nicknametheir name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird
Name game: Sports teams wrestle with getting right nickname
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
their name to the Pelicans in 2013. The brown pelican is Louisiana's state bird. At the time of the switch, team owner Tom Benson noted that the Hornets nickname "didn't mean anything to the community" and added that "the pelican represents New... Read more
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