NFL and NBA Owner Faces Battles in New Arena: Probate Court

Tom Benson, famed owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans, and his family are embroiled in battles both in Texas over his trust and in Louisiana over his competency.  The filings were initiated in January by some of the descendants of Tom Benson alleging that his current wife has been manipulating him to prevent them from receiving some of their expected inheritance.