Panthers Owner Was At A "Closed" Council Meeting On Stadium Funding

Jerry Richardson has been aggressively seeking taxpayer money to fund upgrades to his 17-year-old stadium, despite leaked documents that show the Panthers are incredibly profitable. Here's another thing Charlotte residents didn't know until today: Richardson was invited to address the city council's "closed" session… » 5/07/13 3:03pm 5/07/13 3:03pm

What Can You Learn From The Carolina Panthers' Leaked Financials? Ask A…

There's still a lot to unpack in the Carolina Panthers' financial statement, which we published Thursday. That document showed the team bringing in $112 million in operating profit over a recent two-year period, one that saw owner Jerry Richardson pleading hardship on behalf of his fellow NFL plutocrats before the… » 3/08/13 11:00am 3/08/13 11:00am

Leaked NFL Documents: While Owner Cried Hardship, Carolina Panthers Had…

In 2010 and 2011, as the NFL prepared for and staged a lockout of its players, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson was among the hardest of the hardliners, urging his fellow owners to "take back our league" by demanding a more management-friendly collective-bargaining agreement. » 3/07/13 4:30pm 3/07/13 4:30pm

Sanity: The Panthers Aren't Getting Taxpayer Money To Renovate Their…

It's an inescapable conclusion at this point, but the NFL doesn't want a team in Los Angeles. A big empty lot, with the potential for a new stadium and team, is far more valuable to the league and the owners as a threat than as an actual franchise. As teams attempt to wring taxpayer money out of their communities for… » 3/05/13 11:55am 3/05/13 11:55am

The Panthers Want $200 Million In Public Funding To Renovate Their…

Bank of America Stadium is a perfectly modern and lovely venue that hosts 10 football games a year. But Panthers owner Jerry Richardson wants more! He wants new escalators! A new video board! Better wi-fi in the stadium! And he wants you—the fan who already pays to attend games—to pay for most of the upgrades. » 2/13/13 4:40pm 2/13/13 4:40pm

Cam Newton Doesn't Have Any Tattoos Or Piercings, And Jerry Richardson…

Back in April, Panthers owner Jerry Richardson told the Charlotte Observer that he's never wanted a "roster of 53 choirboys" on his football team, which is a very nice and almost renegade sentiment for a 75-year-old millionaire to share. But he also doesn't want a quarterback with tattoos, piercings, or long hair. » 8/24/11 5:50pm 8/24/11 5:50pm