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High-ranking state officials in California have been courting Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson to move his team to Los Angeles, ESPN.com reported Sunday. However, they have had no luck so far. Richardson is one of four NFL owners who also own the stadium their team plays in, so there is no lease to break or litigation to fight. Richardson has said he is committed to keeping his team in Charlotte. Only if the city refused to help him with some stadium renovations would Richardson reportedly listen to offers to move. Recent talks between the city of Los Angeles and Richardson occurred during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was the chairman of the convention. He planned president Barack Obama's speech at Richardson's Bank of America Stadium. The Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots Washington Redskins are the other teams that own their stadiums.
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CHARLOTTE, NC -- Carolina Panthers' owner Jerry Richardson said Sunday afternoon he's devoted to keeping the team in the Carolinas.
Richardson, who is the only owner the franchise has known in its 18 years of existence, was responding to rumors that surfaced earlier in the week that an offer from a group in Los Angeles was made to purchase the club and move it to the west...
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On Sunday, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported that officials from Los Angeles have had discussions with Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson about a possible relocation of his NFL franchise. Schefter reported that talks occurred at the Democratic National Convention, held at Bank of America Stadium earlier this summer.
The talks were initiated because the panthers own their...
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High-powered California political officials have been courting Carolina owner Jerry Richardson in the hopes of bringing the Panthers to Los Angeles with no luck to date, Adam Scehfter of ESPN reports citing one source familiar with the discussions.
Richardson has been polite and steadfast that he is committed to Charlotte and is not moving the Panthers.
The only scenario in which...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers special teams coordinator Brian Murphy on Monday became the latest casualty of Carolina's disappointing season.
Coach Ron Rivera announced the Panthers (2-7) fired Murphy one day after Carolina surrendered a 76-yard punt return for a touchdown to Trindon Holliday in Sunday's 36-14 loss to the Denver Broncos.
Rivera said he has promoted assistant...
The Panthers have announced that Ernie Accorsi will serve as a consultant during their search for a new general manager.
Accorsi, 71, has been the the GM for the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants and has served as a consultant to other NFL teams in their search for general managers. He serves as chairman of the NFL's General Manager Committee.
Accorsi first met Panthers...
Two Panthers defenders have been fined by the NFL for hits during the Redskins game, Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer reports. As reported previously, free safety Haruki Nakamura was fined $21,000 for hitting a defenseless receiver Josh Morgan in the head.
Defensive end Greg Hardy was fined $15,750 equal to 3 percent of his salary for striking Redskins quarterback...
The NFL's Carolina Panthers have announced that Ernie Accorsi will serve as a consultant during their search for a new general manager.
Accorsi, 71, has been the GM for the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants and has served as a consultant to other NFL teams in their search for general managers. He serves as chairman of the NFL's General Manager Committee.
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