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The Carolina Panthers and their new owner David Tepper are donating close to $1.5 million to aid Hurricane Florence disaster relief efforts.

Panthers Ready For Season Opener Against Cowboys

Sep 7, 2018
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The Carolina Panthers kick off their season at home against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. The two teams haven’t played since 2015 when the Panthers reached the Super Bowl. 

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UNC Charlotte confirmed Thursday that the football stadium will remain Jerry Richardson Stadium.

A school spokesman said in a statement that the Board of Trustees for UNC Charlotte has determined that the university will “honor the naming rights agreement” with Richardson.

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Former NFL wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. says he battled depression during his 16-year career with the Carolina Panthers and Baltimore Ravens.

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It’s been an offseason of turmoil for Carolina Panthers management with workplace misconduct allegations against now former owner Jerry Richardson. New owner David Tepper has brought change, and there are indications more change is coming.

The National Football League and its players’ union continue to butt heads over players kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. Wouldn’t it be impressive if on game days players and their team could present a united statement on liberty and justice for all – one everybody could stand up for? 

It can be done, and the Carolina Panthers are just the team to do it. 

New Panthers owner David Tepper addressed the media Tuesday at Bank of America Stadium.
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New Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper says he expects to overhaul the business side of the organization to create a more open, family atmosphere to avoid troubles like those under previous owner Jerry Richardson.

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The Carolina Panthers announced that the sale of the team to David Tepper was finalized on Monday. 

Blocks From BofA Stadium, Reaction To Richardson's Fine

Jun 28, 2018

Word of the NFL's fine of outgoing Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson was spreading as people were leaving work Thursday in uptown Charlotte. WFAE spoke with about a dozen people. All of them said they thought the $2.75 million fine was appropriate. 


Jerry Richardson was a community hero for bringing the NFL to Charlotte in 1993. As owner of the Panthers, he became affectionately known as The Big Cat.