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Lawyer says comments from Colts' Pat McAfee show Hall of Fame Game fraud

The ground crew at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium check the turf after scraping the painted logo off the center of the field (AP) Last week, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced an increased reimbursement package for fans who traveled to Canton, Ohio to see the Hall of Fame game, only to have it canceled due to field conditions. Show More Summary

Lawyer to Sue NFL Over Cancellation of the Hall of Fame Game

The Hall of Fame game was scrapped on Sunday due to poor playing surface at Tom Benson Stadium, and the NFL is stating that all they plan on doing for... The post Lawyer to Sue NFL Over Cancellation of the Hall of Fame Game appeared first on NFL Gridiron Gab.

Chain reaction of bad decisions led NFL to cancel Hall of Fame Game

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

The NFL preseason got off to a rather ham-fisted start Sunday night, as the league was forced to cancel its annual Hall of Fame Game because of unsafe field conditions caused by a shoddy paint job at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. To hear NFL Media’s Michael Silver tell the tale, […]

NFL Hall of Fame Game Cancelled by Paint Snafu

Sunday night's Hall of Fame Game between the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts was canceled because of field conditions at Tom Benson Stadium. The issue stemmed from the paint used on the logo and in the end zones. The problem...Show More Summary

Internet Mocks NFL Over Cancellation of Annual Hall of Fame Game (Tweets)

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

When you heard that the NFL cancelled the annual Hall of Fame Game on Sunday due to poor field conditions at Tom Benson Stadium, you probably assumed that there was a torrential downpour in Canton, Ohio, or something like that. But no! It turns out that’s not what happened at all. The game was cancelled […]

NFL Cancels Hall of Fame Game in Canton Due to Field Conditions

Are you ready for some football??!!! Evidently the field at Tom Benson Stadium Sunday evening wasn’t, and therefore fans will have to wait a few more days to see the... The post NFL Cancels Hall of Fame Game in Canton Due to Field Conditions appeared first on NFL Gridiron Gab.

It's not entirely Tim McGraw's fault the NFL cancelled the Hall of Fame game

Field conditions at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium were trash before McGraw played a concert there Friday night. But the festivities and a rain storm probably didn't make it any better. Officially, it was poor field conditions at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium that got Sunday night's Hall of Fame game cancelled. Show More Summary

Packers vs. Colts 2016 Hall of Fame Game Canceled Due to Field Conditions

The 2016 Hall of Fame Game between the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts has been canceled after players expressed concerns about the playing surface at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Jason La Canfora of CBSShow More Summary

Hall of Fame Game canceled due to field conditions

Players who were supposed to play in Sunday night’s Hall of Fame Game are tweeting and texting that the game is off. The game is officially canceled due to poor field conditions at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. The Hall of Fame Game is generally the first preseason game and is…

Colts vs. Packers: What to Watch for in This Year's Hall of Fame Game

Everyone rejoice, becau se football is officially back once the Indianapolis Colts take the field Sunday against the Green Bay Packers at the newly remodeled Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Of course, preseason games...Show More Summary

Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016: Ceremony Recap, Speech Highlights and Reaction

The Pro Football Hall of Fame grew by eight members following Saturday's enshrinement ceremony at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Brett Favre was one of the headliners for the 2016 class. The 46-year-old retired as the...Show More Summary

Here’s a look at how much Louisiana taxpayers are giving Tom Benson, the state’s richest man, to kee

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

Here’s a look at how much Louisiana taxpayers are giving Tom Benson, the state’s richest man, to keep the Saints in New Orleans. It’s been 11 years since Benson tried to use Hurricane Katrina to break his lease and move to San Antonio. Read more...

Worth a Thousand Words: Moonlight on the Water

Moonlight on the Waters, Frank Weston Benson This makes me think of those glorious days when Tom's parents would rent a beach house at Galveston and hold open house for the family for a month. I was continually renewed by the sound of the waves, the glint of light on the water, the life in and around the ocean.

Rita Benson LeBlanc says she’ll still own part of Saints after settlement

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 her grandfather in December 2014, told Bruce Schoenfeld of Sports Business Daily that…

Shaun Suisham calls Hall of Fame Game injury “catastrophic”

When Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham suffered a knee injury in last year’s Hall of Fame Game, attention immediately turned to the turf at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Now that Suisham has been released by the Steelers, more questions should be raised about that turf. Suisham released a statement after the…

Saints owner settles lawsuit with his heirs

Saints owner Tom Benson has settled a lawsuit with his daughter and grandchildren over control of his business interests, which include the Saints, the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans, car dealerships, real estate and a TV station. “Operations for all Tom Benson business properties including the New Orleans Saints, the New Orleans Pelicans, WVUE-FOX 8, automotive…

Judge denies Tom Benson’s request to seal Saints finances during trial

Saints owner Tom Benson is trying to change his estate to block his daughter and grandchildren from inheriting the team upon his death and recently made a motion to keep the team’s finances sealed from public access during a trial related to that effort. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that motion was denied by U.S. District Judge…

Tom Benson’s lawyers try to keep team finances under wraps

As Saints owner Tom Benson continues to battle his daughter and two grandchildren over his estate, he’s attempting to keep information about the Saints’ financial situation from becoming public. Benson’s lawyers have asked a judge to seal records in the lawsuit, including NFL quarterly reports, attendance information, memos about the sales of the Browns, Bills…

‘They tried to kill me.’ Saints’ owner testifies against his estranged heirs.

4 months agoSports : The Early Lead

The question is as simple as it gets. Who do you believe? The stakes are massive. Who will control the future of the fortune behind the NFL and NBA franchises in New Orleans? The parties in question are pro sports magnate Tom Benson, his third wife Gayle Benson, to whom he wants to entrust his […]

Pelicans owner Benson details his side of family dispute

In a court deposition, Tom Benson said he ousted his daughter and grandchildren from executive positions in the Saints and Pelicans after a confrontation turned physical between his daughter, Renee, and his wife, Gayle.

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