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Boston Globe
There’s something wrong with every horse in the Kentucky DerbyMost likely, he’ll be in the money but he’s never won a stakes race. Tom’s Rea
There’s something wrong with every horse in the Kentucky Derby
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Most likely, he’ll be in the money but he’s never won a stakes race. Tom’s Ready: Owned by New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson (as is Mo Tom); Benson’s only been involved in horse racing for a short time; he couldn’t possibly win with his... Read more
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Daily Mail
Grand jury indicts man for murder in death of NFL star Will SmithSmith talks to former Saints running back Pierre Thomas during a public viewing
Grand jury indicts man for murder in death of NFL star Will Smith
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Smith talks to former Saints running back Pierre Thomas during a public viewing of Smith's casket New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson view Smith's casket during a public viewing inside the team's NFL football training... Read more
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ABC News
Man Indicted for Second-Degree Murder in Death of Will SmithThomson said. Racquel is still healing from her injuries, Thompson added. Ger
Man Indicted for Second-Degree Murder in Death of Will Smith
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
Thomson said. Racquel is still healing from her injuries, Thompson added. Gerald Herbert/AP PhotoNew Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson view the casket of former Saints defensive end Will Smith during a public viewing inside... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Zephyrs want you to name teamto have a catchy name. The ideal name would be the Pelicans – New Orleans’ pre
Zephyrs want you to name team
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 days ago
to have a catchy name. The ideal name would be the Pelicans – New Orleans’ previous Minor League Baseball team name – but Tom Benson already took it for the city’s NBA franchise. Others may suggest Brass, but that name will always be associated... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Zephyrs want you to name teamto have a catchy name. The ideal name would be the Pelicans – New Orleans’ pre
Zephyrs want you to name team
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 days ago
to have a catchy name. The ideal name would be the Pelicans – New Orleans’ previous Minor League Baseball team name – but Tom Benson already took it for the city’s NBA franchise. Others may suggest Brass, but that name will always be associated... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Section of M6 closed all day after serious crash and fuel spill overnightat 31a (Longridge) will also be closed all day and traffic should divert either
Section of M6 closed all day after serious crash and fuel spill overnight
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
at 31a (Longridge) will also be closed all day and traffic should divert either to Broughton Interchange and back along Tom Benson Way or via the Tickled Trout junction into Preston, depending on your final destination. "Inevitably this will... Read more
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The Advocate
Will Smith shooting scene witness shocked by alleged shooter Cardell Hayes' calm behaviorTraining Facility in Metairie, La. Friday, April 15, 2016.Advocate staff photo
Will Smith shooting scene witness shocked by alleged shooter Cardell Hayes' calm behavior
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Training Facility in Metairie, La. Friday, April 15, 2016.Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson walks past the casket of former Saints player Will Smith, #91, during a visitation at... Read more
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The Advocate
‘Rally around this family:’ Saints, fans flock to honor the late Will SmithSmith was shot and killed Saturday and a memorial was made.Advocate staff photo
‘Rally around this family:’ Saints, fans flock to honor the late Will Smith
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Smith was shot and killed Saturday and a memorial was made.Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson stands by his wife Gaylle Benson as she is hugged by Head Coach Sean Payton during a visitation for former Saints... Read more
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The Advocate
Tom Benson's Mo Tom moves into Kentucky Derby fieldchance to run in the most prestigious horse race in the country, and are very g
Tom Benson's Mo Tom moves into Kentucky Derby field
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
chance to run in the most prestigious horse race in the country, and are very grateful to Dallas Stewart and Tom’s Ready,” Tom Benson said in statement from GMB Racing. “Placing two of our horses in the Kentucky Derby is very humbling to me and my... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Funeral held for slain former Saints football playergunfire, in an altercation following a traffic accident last Saturday. (AP Phot
Funeral held for slain former Saints football player
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 days ago
gunfire, in an altercation following a traffic accident last Saturday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson rides in a golf cart as his wife, Gayle Benson, drives, to view the casket of former Saints defensive end Will... Read more
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The Advocate
‘Rally around this family:’ Saints, fans flock to honor the late Will SmithSmith was shot and killed Saturday and a memorial was made.Advocate staff photo
‘Rally around this family:’ Saints, fans flock to honor the late Will Smith
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Smith was shot and killed Saturday and a memorial was made.Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson stands by his wife Gaylle Benson as she is hugged by Head Coach Sean Payton during a visitation for former Saints... Read more
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Daily Mail
Defense in Will Smith case request surveillance video from strip clubshirt, seen sitting at a table with family members, Saints head coach Sean Payt
Defense in Will Smith case request surveillance video from strip club
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
shirt, seen sitting at a table with family members, Saints head coach Sean Payton, assistant coach Joe Vitt, and owner Tom Benson; alongside former teammates and players from across the NFL. Also in attendance was Steve Gleason, a former... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
The Alliance Review / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
Warren Times Observer / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
The Marietta Times / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
Lake Placid News / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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CBS News
Fans, friends and teammates honor Saints' Will SmithUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Fans, friends and teammates honor Saints' Will Smith
CBS News / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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The Times Leader
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
The Times Leader / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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The Advocate
‘Rally around this family:’ Saints, fans flock to honor the late Will Smitha traffic accident last Saturday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)Advocate staff photo
‘Rally around this family:’ Saints, fans flock to honor the late Will Smith
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
a traffic accident last Saturday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson stands by his wife Gaylle Benson as she is hugged by Head Coach Sean Payton during a visitation for former Saints... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Saints fans pay tribute to Will SmithUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Saints fans pay tribute to Will Smith
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 15 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Wife of Will Smith seen in wheelchair for first time since shootingPierre Thomas who won the Super Bowl with Smith back in 2009 Will Smith's fath
Wife of Will Smith seen in wheelchair for first time since shooting
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Pierre Thomas who won the Super Bowl with Smith back in 2009 Will Smith's father, Saints head coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson and hundreds of well-wishers attended Friday night will see street parade for Smith in keeping with New Orleans... Read more
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ESPN
Saints past and present pay respects to Smithmore, including Saints quarterback Drew Brees, will be on hand Saturday for a p
Saints past and present pay respects to Smith
ESPN / Posted 16 days ago
more, including Saints quarterback Drew Brees, will be on hand Saturday for a private funeral ceremony. Owners Tom Benson and wife Gayle Benson were among the members of the Saints to pay their respects to Will Smith on Friday. Derick... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Saints fans pay tribute to Will SmithUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Saints fans pay tribute to Will Smith
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 16 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Saints fans pay tribute to Will SmithUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Saints fans pay tribute to Will Smith
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 16 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Saints fans pay tribute to Will SmithUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Saints fans pay tribute to Will Smith
KIVI Boise / Posted 16 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 16 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Saints fans pay tribute to Will SmithUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Saints fans pay tribute to Will Smith
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 16 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 16 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Saints fans pay tribute to Will SmithUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Saints fans pay tribute to Will Smith
KGTV San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homageUniversity of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organiz
Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 16 days ago
University of Miami. He had three children. Many members of the Saints organization, including coach Sean Payton, owner Tom Benson, and former Saints' player Steve Gleason, attended the visitation, quietly talking and staying off to one side of... Read more
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The Advocate
Attorneys offer opposing scenarios in fatal shooting of Will Smith, including who was 'aggressor,' whether Smith had gunback. One key claim of the Smith family lawyer, who works for a law firm that
Attorneys offer opposing scenarios in fatal shooting of Will Smith, including who was 'aggressor,' whether Smith had gun
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
back. One key claim of the Smith family lawyer, who works for a law firm that has a long relationship with Saints owner Tom Benson, was supported by a forensic examination. Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, the Orleans Parish coroner, said an autopsy revealed... Read more
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The Advocate
Cardell Hayes' attorney says witness saw Will Smith in possession of gun, complains his client 'being prejudged'10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which
Cardell Hayes' attorney says witness saw Will Smith in possession of gun, complains his client 'being prejudged'
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which has a long relationship with Saints owner Tom Benson. The New Orleans Coroner’s Office on Wednesday indicated seven bullets entered Smith’s back. Another struck... Read more
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The Advocate
Cardell Hayes' attorney responds at news conference after Will Smith family attorney calls Hayes a 'cold-blooded murderer'10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which
Cardell Hayes' attorney responds at news conference after Will Smith family attorney calls Hayes a 'cold-blooded murderer'
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which has a long relationship with Saints owner Tom Benson. The New Orleans Coroner’s Office on Wednesday indicated seven bullets entered Smith’s back. Another struck... Read more
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The Advocate
Attorney: 'Cold-blooded murderer' shot Racquel Smith first, then Will Smith in back10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which
Attorney: 'Cold-blooded murderer' shot Racquel Smith first, then Will Smith in back
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which has a long relationship with Saints owner Tom Benson. Police said Smith died while partially inside of the Mercedes. Toxicology tests remain pending, the Coroner’s... Read more
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The Advocate
Racquel Smith was shot first, before Will Smith was shot in back and killed, family attorney says10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which
Racquel Smith was shot first, before Will Smith was shot in back and killed, family attorney says
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which has a long relationship with Saints owner Tom Benson. Police said Smith died while partially inside of the Mercedes. Toxicology tests remain pending, the Coroner’s... Read more
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The Advocate
Family attorney: Racquel Smith was shot first, before Will Smith was shot in back, killed10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which
Family attorney: Racquel Smith was shot first, before Will Smith was shot in back, killed
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which has a long relationship with Saints owner Tom Benson. Police said Smith died while partially inside of the Mercedes. Toxicology tests remain pending, the Coroner’s... Read more
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The Advocate
Racquel Smith is shot first, before Will Smith is shot in back and killed, family attorney says10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which
Racquel Smith is shot first, before Will Smith is shot in back and killed, family attorney says
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which has a long relationship with Saints owner Tom Benson. Police said Smith died while partially inside of the Mercedes. Toxicology tests remain pending, the Coroner’s... Read more
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The Advocate
Racquel Smith is shot first, before Will Smith is shot in back and killed, family attorney says10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which
Racquel Smith is shot first, before Will Smith is shot in back and killed, family attorney says
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
10 shots that we know about,” said Thomson, of the Stone Pigman law firm, which has a long relationship with Saints owner Tom Benson. Police said Smith died while partially inside of the Mercedes. Toxicology tests remain pending. After police... Read more
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The Morning Journal
High school sports: OHSAA commissioner concerned about attendanceplans are on target for the state football championships to return to Canton to
High school sports: OHSAA commissioner concerned about attendance
The Morning Journal / Posted 19 days ago
plans are on target for the state football championships to return to Canton to the former Fawcett Stadium — now named the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium — next year. The plan is for the 2016 finals to be at Ohio Stadium, return to Canton for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Loaded handgun is found by police in New Orleansand children.' 'The Saints family is hurting and devastated as it has lost a m
Loaded handgun is found by police in New Orleans
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
and children.' 'The Saints family is hurting and devastated as it has lost a member too young and too soon,' Saints owner Tom Benson said in a statement. He was on track to graduate from Miami this summer with a master's degree. He was part of... Read more
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The News-Herald
High school sports: OHSAA commissioner concerned about attendanceplans are on target for the state football championships to return to Canton to
High school sports: OHSAA commissioner concerned about attendance
The News-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
plans are on target for the state football championships to return to Canton to the former Fawcett Stadium — now named the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium — next year. The plan is for the 2016 finals to be at Ohio Stadium, return to Canton for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Video shows moment driver rear-ended football player Will Smithand children.' 'The Saints family is hurting and devastated as it has lost a m
Video shows moment driver rear-ended football player Will Smith
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
and children.' 'The Saints family is hurting and devastated as it has lost a member too young and too soon,' Saints owner Tom Benson said in a statement. He was on track to graduate from Miami this summer with a master's degree. He was part of... Read more
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The Advocate
Hokie Gajan moved to ICU after latest round of cancer testsGajan needed around-the-clock care and medical attention, WWL reported. “Hokie
Hokie Gajan moved to ICU after latest round of cancer tests
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Gajan needed around-the-clock care and medical attention, WWL reported. “Hokie is in our minds and prayers,” Saints owner Tom Benson said via text message. “He is fighting a courageous battle.” Gajan, 56, has been with WWL Radio since 2000,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Will Smith's wife is heard screaming 'my leg has been shot' in videoand children.' 'The Saints family is hurting and devastated as it has lost a m
Will Smith's wife is heard screaming 'my leg has been shot' in video
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
and children.' 'The Saints family is hurting and devastated as it has lost a member too young and too soon,' Saints owner Tom Benson said in a statement. He was on track to graduate from Miami this summer with a master's degree. He was part of... Read more
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Daily Press
Ex-Saint Will Smith gunned down in case of road rageand children." "The Saints family is hurting and devastated as it has lost a m
Ex-Saint Will Smith gunned down in case of road rage
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
and children." "The Saints family is hurting and devastated as it has lost a member too young and too soon," Saints owner Tom Benson said in a statement. Associated Press Correspondent Rebecca Santana contributed to this story from New... Read more
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