Documents show fracturing of family running Saints, Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints were in the midst of 2014 training camp in West Virginia when team president Dennis Lauscha received a stern message from owner Tom Benson’s daughter. Renee Benson had not yet been disowned by her father, and the current legal struggle among Benson family members for control of[…]

Super Bowl, World Series champs back gay marriage at court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are for same-sex marriage. So are the San Francisco Giants. The reigning baseball and football champions, along with baseball’s small-market Tampa Bay Rays, are among the thousands of businesses, religious groups, advocacy organizations and politicians who are filing legal briefs at the Supreme Court in support of gay[…]