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Tom Benson, owner of both the New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans, has died at the age of 90.

Benson was hospitalized back in February due to the flu. He purchased the Saints back in 1985, eventually capturing a Super Bowl in 2009. He also purchased the New Orleans Hornets in 2012, rebranding them as the Pelicans. Earlier in his life, Benson was a member of the U.S. Navy during WWII, serving on the U.S.S. South Dakota.

Source: New Orleans Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson passes away at age 90


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