Suit: Saints Owner Tom Benson Is Being Manipulated By His Scheming Wife

Yesterday, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson's daughter and grandchildren filed a lawsuit seeking to block his recent and curious decision to cut his family members out of his life and name his third wife, Gayle Marie LaJaunie Bird, heir to his ownership of both teams. We now have a copy of the full… » 1/23/15 10:42am 1/23/15 10:42am

The Family Dispute Over Ownership Of The Saints Is Getting Ugly

This morning, an official press release was sent out announcing that New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson had drastically restructured his plans for the inevitable ownership transfer of each team. Under the new plan, the 87-year-old Benson's daughter, Renee Benson, and her two children will be cut out… » 1/22/15 4:12pm 1/22/15 4:12pm

Anthony Davis Volleyball Spikes Manu Ginobili's Shot Straight To Hell

If you put your ear close to your laptop speaker and turn the sound up high enough, you can actually hear the ball itself screaming in terror, just before Anthony Davis pounds it into the parquet at the speed of light. Great googly moogly. It actually traveled back in time on its way down. Manu's lucky that damn… » 12/26/14 11:50pm 12/26/14 11:50pm

Man, Did Anthony Davis Whomp The Shit Out Of The Thunder Or What

There's no one particularly SportsCenter-y highlight from Anthony Davis's 38-point, 12-rebound, three-block eruption against Oklahoma City last night. He didn't block all three shots in one leap; or tear the entire backboard off the stanchion with a dunk; or, like, spike a dead-on-arrival Kendrick Perkins jumphook… » 12/22/14 12:42pm 12/22/14 12:42pm

Monty Williams Was There For Ryan Anderson After Girlfriend's Suicide

Sports Illustrated's Chris Ballard has a devastating piece on Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson, who in August 2013 was the one to discover his girlfriend Gia Allemand in her New Orleans home, hanging by her neck from a vacuum-cleaner cord. It is a hard, hard read, but there is goodness here—much of it in Anderson's… » 11/13/14 2:52pm 11/13/14 2:52pm

Anthony Davis Comes Out Of Nowhere For The Putback Dunk

Welcome to the latest edition of Anthony Davis Does Something You've Never Seen Before. Today we have him launching himself from just in front of the dotted line, extending his Groot arm to collect a shot that clanged high off the rim, and then throwing down the putback dunk over poor Zach Randolph—all in one fluid… » 11/04/14 9:33am 11/04/14 9:33am

Anthony Davis Still Improving Should Terrify Opponents

LeBron James's return to Cleveland was the biggest story of the 2014 NBA offseason, but in the not-so-distant future we may be referring to it instead as the summer of Anthony Davis. With almost none of America's big stars playing in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, the 21(!) year old power forward anchored the… » 10/29/14 1:08am 10/29/14 1:08am