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NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

May. 22, 2018 9:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff. Still to be resolved: a much more contentious issue. What to do, if anything, about players who kneel during the national anthem? "We...

NFL unanimously approves Tepper's $2.2b purchase of Panthers

May. 22, 2018 8:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The new owner of the Carolina Panthers is committed to keeping the team in the Carolinas. And Charlotte is clearly his preferred choice. But David Tepper left a bit of wiggle room on his first day as owner of the team. The NFL unanimously approved Tepper's $2.2 billion purchase of the team...

Panthers have new face at top, new faces on field this year

May. 22, 2018 2:52 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While NFL owners were busy unanimously approving the sale of the Carolina Panthers to hedge fund owner David Tepper in Atlanta, his new team was taking the field for the first time together this season 250 miles away in Charlotte. Tepper inherits a team that will have a noticeably...

Titans claim offensive lineman John Theus off waivers

May. 17, 2018 5:43 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have added an offensive lineman, claiming John Theus off waivers from the New Orleans Saints. The Titans waived defensive lineman Antwaun Woods on Thursday to clear a roster spot. San Francisco drafted the 6-foot-6, 303-pound Theus out of Georgia in the fifth...

Panthers: Signed agreement to sell NFL team to David Tepper

May. 16, 2018 11:40 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are off the market. The Panthers announced Wednesday they have signed a "definitive agreement" to sell the team to David Tepper, the founder and president of global hedge fund Appaloosa Management. The deal is subject to NFL approval. League owners will meet...

AP sources: Tepper to buy Panthers for record $2.2 billion

May. 15, 2018 2:56 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are being sold for an NFL-record $2.2 billion. Hedge fund manager David Tepper has agreed to buy the Panthers from team founder Jerry Richardson, two people familiar with the situation said Tuesday. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...

AP sources: Hedge fund owner David Tepper agrees to buy Carolina Panthers for NFL-record $2.2 billion

May. 15, 2018 9:41 AM EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — AP sources: Hedge fund owner David Tepper agrees to buy Carolina Panthers for NFL-record $2.2 billion.

Panthers sign running back Kenjon Barner from Eagles

May. 11, 2018 4:48 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have signed free-agent running back Kenjon Barner from the Philadelphia Eagles to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not available Friday. Barner is expected to compete as a third-down back and returner. A day earlier, the Panthers placed third-down back...

Panthers sign 5 draft picks

May. 10, 2018 8:24 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers signed five of their eight draft picks. The team announced Thursday they have signed second-round draft choice cornerback Donte Jackson, fourth-round draft picks tight end Ian Thomas and defensive end Marquis Haynes, fifth-round selection linebacker Jermaine Carter and...

Former Broncos RB Anderson signs 1-year deal with Panthers

May. 7, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson has signed a one-year contract with the Carolina Panthers. Anderson played for five years for the Broncos before being released in April. He has run of 3,051 yards in his five-year NFL career, fumbling only three times in 693 carries....