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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.

Michael Tomsic

Updated at 5 p.m.

Outgoing Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has been fined $2.75 million following an NFL investigation into sexual and workplace misconduct allegations made against him by former Panthers employees. It's the largest fine in NFL history.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — Panthers wide receiver Torrey Smith believes the NFL "dropped the ball" with its new policy that forbids players from sitting or taking a knee on the field during the national anthem.

Michael Tomsic

As the NFL owners meeting wrapped up Monday, Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the league’s ongoing investigation of sexual harassment and other workplace misconduct allegations against outgoing Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson.

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NFL owners unanimously approved hedge fund manager David Tepper’s purchase of the Carolina Panthers Tuesday.

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Hedge fund manager David Tepper has officially been named the new owner of the Carolina Panthers, according to a statement from the team.

The Carolina Panthers drafted Maryland wide receiver D.J. Moore with the 24th pick of the NFL draft Thursday night.