Tom Benson, the owner of the NFL’s New Orleans Saints and the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans, was recently hospitalized with the flu.
On Sunday, the Pelicans gave an update on his status, noting he is in stable condition though still in the Intensive Care Unit at Ochsner Medical Center.
Update on Pelicans Owner Tom Benson:
Mr. Benson remains in the Intensive Care Unit at Ochsner Medical Center and continues to get exemplary care for the flu. He is stable and Mrs. Benson thanks everyone for their kind support, prayers and well-wishes
— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) February 25, 2018
That’s certainly not bad news. The fact that at his age (90), he remains stable is a good thing. Benson was originally hospitalized on Thursday.
Certainly, the NFL and NBA worlds will be continuing to monitor this situation closely.