David Tepper

Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper and Charlotte soccer fans are still waiting for word on whether Major League Soccer will put a franchise here. But the league announced Tuesday that St. Louis will become its 28th team. 


Charlotte leaders are pushing to create and preserve more affordable housing to make up for a shortage of what city officials say is at least 24,000 units. And as developers approach City Council for rezonings, lately they’ve been including more of this type of housing. 

Tepper Wants To Build Retractable Roof Stadium In Charlotte

Aug 1, 2019
Panthers owner David Tepper talks to reporters in 2018 at Bank of America Stadium.

Panthers billionaire owner David Tepper believes Charlotte is destined to be the "sports entertainment capital of the Carolinas" — and he's vowing to make sure that happens.

Carolina Panthers President Tom Glick says he's optimistic about the city's chances to get a Major League Soccer team.
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The Carolina Panthers' executive who is leading efforts to bring Major League Soccer to Charlotte says a pair of soccer-related deals announced Tuesday gives the city momentum to land a top-level professional team.

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The Carolina Panthers are planning to have a bigger presence in South Carolina, according to reporting by the Post and Courier. The NFL franchise is reportedly planning to build a new business headquarters and a practice facility just over the state line, south of Charlotte, in York County.

The Carolina Panthers made a strong statement in Sunday’s victory over Cincinnati. Another strong statement was recently made by the Panthers’ new owner that stood out to WFAE’s Tommy Tomlinson for several reasons.

Panthers owner David Tepper talks to reporters in 2018 at Bank of America Stadium.

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. 

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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.