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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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New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis (33) celebrates his touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 17, 2017 - 7:39 pm
The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 7:23 p.m. New England rallied to beat Pittsburgh 27-24 on the road in a thrilling matchup of the AFC's top two teams, while the Los Angeles Rams throttled Seattle 42-7 to take control of the NFC West. Tom Brady drove the...
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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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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) celebrates with teammates after he scored touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
December 17, 2017 - 5:59 pm
The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 5:40 p.m. The Los Angeles Rams are dethroning the Seattle Seahawks from the top of the NFC West in emphatic fashion. The Rams lead 34-0 at halftime after a thoroughly dominating the Seahawks in the first half. Todd...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) celebrates with wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) after they connected on a touchdown pass against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
December 17, 2017 - 4:58 pm
The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 4:40 p.m. Nick Foles threw for four touchdowns to help the Eagles beat the Giants 34-29 and remain one game ahead of the Vikings, who throttled Cincinnati 34-7 to win the NFC North, in the battle for home-field advantage...
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) hands the ball off to running back Jerick McKinnon during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/John Autey)
December 17, 2017 - 4:02 pm
The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 3:35 p.m. Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has taken the field in a game for the first time in nearly 16 months. With the Vikings leading the Cincinnati Bengals 34-0, Bridgewater replaced Case Keenum and...
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Green Bay Packers' Davante Adams (17) catches a touchdown pass against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
December 17, 2017 - 3:55 pm
The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 3:17 p.m. The Packers have announced that wide receiver Davante Adams has a concussion and will not return to Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. Adams took a helmet-to-helmet hit from Panthers linebacker Thomas...
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Minnesota Vikings middle linebacker Eric Kendricks returns an interception 31 yards for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
December 17, 2017 - 3:05 pm
The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 2:45 p.m. The Minnesota Vikings are cruising toward their second NFC North title in three years. They're leading the Cincinnati Bengals 24-0 at halftime, needing a win to clinch the division crown. The Vikings have...
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