Carolina Panthers

Evan Smith
September 23, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Heads up to Panthers fans out there: Cam Newton will not be returning to play this Sunday against the Houston Texans. Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced on Monday that the team’s quarterback Cam Newton will remain on the bench for the second week in a row following a lingering mid-foot...
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August 01, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Tepper wants to build retractable roof stadium in Charlotte By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers billionaire owner David Tepper believes Charlotte, North Carolina is destined to be the "sports entertainment capital of the Carolinas," — and he's vowing to make sure that...
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Evan Smith
July 25, 2019 - 4:34 pm
The Panthers are being severely underestimated. That’s according to Coach Ron Rivera, speaking on ESPN Upstate on Thursday as the team’s training camp kicks off. Despite going 6 and 2 when they had Cam Newton last year, despite making significant improvements on the defensive side of the ball, the...
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Patrick Gentry
June 05, 2019 - 11:13 am
The Carolina Panthers and South Carolina's governor are inviting people to a party in Rock Hill to celebrate up to $120 million in tax breaks. Gov. Henry McMaster plans a ceremonial signing of the tax break bill Wednesday in downtown Rock Hill. The invitation from the city said there will be...
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Evan Smith
May 21, 2019 - 2:36 pm
South Carolina legislators are expected to clear the final hurdle to giving the Carolina Panthers up to $120 million in tax breaks to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina. The Senate voted 23-16 on Monday to approve a compromise smoothing over small differences in...
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Patrick Gentry
May 10, 2019 - 10:52 am
The South Carolina Senate has agreed to provide $120 million in tax breaks to the Carolina Panthers to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina. The27-15 vote Thursday came after contentious debate with several senators questioning whether public money should be given...
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Patrick Gentry
May 08, 2019 - 10:13 am
South Carolina senators decided not to hold a key vote Tuesday on whether to give the Carolina Panthers tax breaks and incentives to move their practice fields out of North Carolina, as it became increasingly unclear if the bill could pass. The key component of the proposal would offer about $115...
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May 06, 2019 - 10:51 am
As the team celebrates its 25th season, the Carolina Panthers will induct four players – quarterback Jake Delhomme, offensive tackle Jordan Gross, wide receiver Steve Smith Sr., and tight end Wesley Walls – into the team’s Hall of Honor, Panthers owner David Tepper announced Monday. “This is long...
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Evan Smith
April 25, 2019 - 2:22 pm
$115 million. That’s how much money in incentives the Carolina Panthers are seeking from the state of South Carolina to move the NFL team’s headquarters from Charlotte to a facility in York County. For those tax incentives, the state will get in return a $200 million to $250 million facility that...
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Patrick Gentry
April 11, 2019 - 11:46 am
A state senator said Wednesday he still isn't convinced an economic incentive bill meant to lure the NFL's Carolina Panthers practice fields and team headquarters to South Carolina is a worthwhile deal for taxpayers. Democratic state Sen. Dick Harpootlian of Columbia retained his own economist to...
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