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Hall of Fame to “honor” absent Owens as part of 2018 class

Despite his decision to not attend Saturday’s Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, Terrell Owens will be “honored” by the hall for his NFL career. Hall President David Baker tells The Associated Press on Monday that the Canton, Ohio, shrine’s mission statement begins with the goal “to honor the heroes of the game.” So … Continue reading Hall of Fame to “honor” absent Owens as part of 2018 class

Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson dies at age 90

NEW ORLEANS/March 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Tom Benson, a successful auto dealer who brought the New Orleans Saints their only winning seasons and the “Benson Boogie,” has died. Benson, who has also owned the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans since 2012, was 90. The NFL and NBA teams announced Benson’s death on Thursday. Benson made his … Continue reading Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson dies at age 90