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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, top center, watches during the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 18, 2017 - 3:13 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Facing a growing investigation that accuses him of sexual misconduct and using racist language at work, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday that he will sell the NFL team after the season. The team announced on Twitter that Richardson is selling the team...
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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, top center, watches during the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 17, 2017 - 9:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Facing a growing investigation that accuses him of sexual misconduct and using racist language at work, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday that he will sell the NFL team after the season. The team announced on Twitter that Richardson is selling the team...
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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, top center, watches during the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 17, 2017 - 8:54 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Facing a growing investigation that accuses him of sexual misconduct and using racist language at work, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday that he will sell the NFL team after the season. The team announced on Twitter that Richardson is selling the team...
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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, top center, watches during the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 17, 2017 - 8:15 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have announced that owner Jerry Richardson is selling the NFL franchise amid an investigation by the league into allegations of sexual and racist misconduct by Richardson in the workplace. The team announced on Twitter that Richardson is selling the team...
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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, top center, watches during the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 17, 2017 - 7:34 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL and the Carolina Panthers declined comment on a report Sunday that at least four former Panthers employees received monetary settlements due to inappropriate workplace comments and conduct by owner Jerry Richardson. The Sports Illustrated report cites unnamed sources...
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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, top center, watches during the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 17, 2017 - 2:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL and the Carolina Panthers declined comment on a report Sunday that at least four former Panthers employees received monetary settlements due to inappropriate workplace comments and conduct by owner Jerry Richardson. The Sports Illustrated report cites unnamed sources...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 file photo, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson watches before the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals in Charlotte, N.C. The Carolina Panthers are investigating workplace misconduct allegations against founder and owner Jerry Richardson. The team said Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles is overseeing the investigation by a Los Angeles-based law firm. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
December 17, 2017 - 12:34 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL is taking over the investigation of allegations of workplace misconduct by Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said Sunday in an email to The Associated Press that the league will handle the investigation rather than the team, as...
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December 17, 2017 - 11:39 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL is taking over the investigation of allegations of workplace misconduct by Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said Sunday in an email to The Associated Press that the league will handle the investigation rather than the team, as...
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FILe - In this Oct. 22, 2015, file photo, Brazilian Football Confederation President Marco Polo del Nero listens to questions during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. FIFA has suspended Brazilian soccer federation president Marco Polo del Nero for 90 days while he is under an ethics investigation. Del Nero has remained in power in Brazil despite being charged by American authorities with racketeering and money laundering in 2015. FIFA says Del Nero has been provisionally banned from all soccer activities as formal ethics investigation proceedings are conducted. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
December 15, 2017 - 10:59 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marco Polo del Nero was suspended as president of Brazil's soccer confederation on Friday, two years after he was indicted in the United States on charges of racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy. FIFA said Del Nero was under an ethics...
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Players from the Jacksonville Jaguars, left, and the Seattle Seahawks get into a scrum during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla. Several players were penalized and ejected from the game. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
December 15, 2017 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi has been fined $24,309 by the NFL for verbal abuse of a game official last Sunday. Ifedi was just one of several members of the Seahawks docked Friday for their actions in the 30-24 loss at Jacksonville. Sheldon Richardson and Quinton...
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