Latest David Tepper News

Reich's offensive background helped him land Carolina job

Jan. 31, 2023 16:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper said Frank Reich’s strong and qualified background as an offensive-minded coach is one of the primary reasons he hired him as the team’s new head coach. And, ultimately, one of the reasons the Panthers passed on...

Carolina Panthers settle failed practice site for $100M

Dec. 16, 2022 14:56 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge approved a bankruptcy settlement of about $100 million Friday over Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper's failed plan to build a practice facility for his NFL team in South Carolina. The deal will turn the land and the incomplete steel shell of...

Panthers owner settles tax fight over failed practice space

Dec. 07, 2022 21:29 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina county where Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper started building and then abandoned a new practice facility has reached a settlement over $21 million in sales tax money given to the NFL team. Tepper will pay back the money, and York County...

Panthers owner David Tepper scrutinized in criminal probe

Dec. 02, 2022 15:42 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper and his real estate company are the focus of a criminal investigation to see if they misused any public money in their failed effort to build a practice facility for the NFL team in South Carolina. The York County Sheriff's...

Panthers' Wilks building case to be full-time head coach

Nov. 28, 2022 18:12 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Wilks is building a solid case to become the next full-time head coach of the Carolina Panthers. And he’s doing it his way. Wilks became the team’s interim head coach on Oct. 10, inheriting a team that was floundering at 1-4 under...

Rodgers, NFL players urge league to nix turf, go with grass

Nov. 17, 2022 20:55 PM EST

Aaron Rodgers has hit the ground in every NFL stadium except one. And while the “frozen tundra” of Lambeau Field has delivered its share of bumps and bruises, the venues with artificial turf have been even rougher on Rodgers’ nearly 39-year-old body. “I do think it’s time...

Panthers players push owner Tepper for grass field

Nov. 14, 2022 17:11 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A number of Carolina Panthers players are pushing the team’s multibillionaire owner David Tepper to replace the existing artificial surface at Bank of America Stadium with a grass field to help prevent injuries. Wide receiver D.J. Moore said team leaders...

Panthers sticking with Walker as starter despite awful game

Nov. 07, 2022 18:13 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — P.J. Walker will remain the Carolina Panthers' starting quarterback Thursday night against the Atlanta Falcons, interim coach Steve Wilks said Monday, despite finishing with a 0.0 QB rating and getting benched at halftime of a 42-21 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday....