Latest David Tepper News

Rhule feels Panthers are 'close,' even as losses mount

Sep. 19, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Rhule believes the Carolina Panthers are close to getting over the hump. But in a league where there’s an ultrafine line between winning and losing, the Panthers continuously find themselves on the losing end — and the third-year coach could be...

Panthers withdraw city, county deal over abandoned facility

Sep. 14, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper’s real estate company wants to revoke a bankruptcy settlement it negotiated with the city and county where its abandoned South Carolina practice facility was supposed to be built because it says the governments are making exorbitant and...

Panthers turn to Mayfield to break cycle of losing

Aug. 24, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C, (AP) — Another year, another quarterback. Now that the Carolina Panthers have settled on Baker Mayfield as their QB — their fourth different opening day starter in as many years — the big question becomes whether he's the guy who can break the franchise’s...

Darnold's stock as a starting NFL QB continues to drop

Aug. 23, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four years ago Sam Darnold was the toast of New York City, the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft and the designated savior of the Jets franchise. Now, he’s an $18.8 million backup quarterback for one of the league’s worst teams with an uncertain...

Charlotte FC announces plans for permanent headquarters

Aug. 17, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte FC will house the club’s permanent training facility and business operations headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, the expansion Major League Soccer team announced Wednesday. The site, where the team has practiced this season, will be...

Panthers propose to pay $82M over failed practice facility

Aug. 11, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper’s real estate company has proposed to pay more than $82 million to creditors over an abandoned practice facility project in Rock Hill under a new plan proposed Thursday. The plan would require approval from courts and...

Broncos sport NFL's richest, most diverse ownership group

Aug. 11, 2022 09:36 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos now sport the wealthiest owner in the NFL and the league's most diverse ownership group. Four of the six members of the Walton-Penner ownership group, which was welcomed into the NFL this week, are either women or minorities. ...

Broncos sale to Walton group unanimously OKed by NFL owners

Aug. 09, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The record $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos to Walmart heir Rob Walton and his daughter and son-in-law was unanimously approved Tuesday by NFL owners, the expected final step in the transfer from the family of the late Pat Bowlen. The vote was...

Mayfield, Darnold expected to compete for starting QB spot

Jul. 07, 2022 20:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers now have two of the top three overall picks from the 2018 NFL draft class on their roster, and both happen to be quarterbacks. The big question is which one will start this season for Carolina. The Panthers view their starting QB...