From Comcast SportsNetNEW YORK (AP) -- The Saints say the NFL team's owner Tom Benson has bought the New Orleans Hornets from the NBA.The team said on Twitter Friday they are "thrilled" to confirm "Tom Benson as the new owner of the New Orleans (at)Hornets!"A person familiar with the deal says the purchase price is 338 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the financial terms have not been announced.The NBA has been trying to sell the Hornets since buying the club from founder George Shinn in December 2010. While preparing the team for sale the league negotiated a new lease for the Hornets to remain in the state-owned New Orleans Arena through 2024.
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The White Sox take on the Detroit Tigers on Saturday in a doubleheader, and you can catch all the action on CSN and live streaming on CSNChicago.com and the NBC Sports App.
Coverage begins with White Sox Pregame Live at 12:30 p.m. The second game is scheduled after the conclusion of the first. Be sure to stick around after the final out of the second game to get analysis and player reaction on White Sox Postgame Live.
Today’s starting pitching matchups: Derek Holland vs. Buck Farmer for Game 1, and Tyler Danish vs. Michael Fulmer for Game 2.
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