Colin Kaepernick Wants To Join Diddy's Quest For NFL Ownership

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"I believe that it is time to turn the franchise over to new ownership", Richardson said in a statement on the team's website.

"I will be the best National Football League owner that you can imagine", he said. I hope everyone in this organization will be firmly focused on just one mission: "To play and win the Super Bowl". Kaepernick last played in the National Football League in 2016 after opting out of his deal with the 49ers.

Sports Illustrated reported that investigators would be looking into allegations of sexual harassment - as well as the reported use of a racial slur - brought against Richardson. If he did buy the Panthers, that would make him the first majority African-American owner in the NFL. The Panthers would have been paying the legal fees of their supposedly independent investigators, and attorney-client privilege likely applied.

Richardson said he doesn't plan to entertain offers until after the season, but some high-profile buyers are already showing interest.

While declining to comment on the nature of the allegations, the team said on Friday it was "committed to ensuring a safe, comfortable and diverse work environment where all individuals, regardless of sex, race, colour, religion, gender, or sexual identity or orientation, are treated fairly and equally".

Celtic 69-game undefeated streak ends with resounding loss
Celtic's unbeaten domestic run came to an ignominious end at Tynecastle on Sunday afternoon. The team's last domestic defeat was against St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on May 11, 2016.

Rudy Gobert expected to miss time with sprained MCL
Gobert was examined Saturday by the Utah Jazz medical staff and underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) testing. Although, in the past, a typical Grad 1 MCL sprain requires a player to be sidelined for roughly two weeks.

Chargers cornerback Hayward active for game vs Chiefs
Things would get all but impossible for the Bolts to make up the necessary ground over the final two weeks to catch the Chiefs. Past that, games with the Jets and the reeling Raiders look promising for the Chargers to complete the worst-to-first leap.

Curry grew up in Charlotte and loves the Panthers, so this would be a big deal for him. He once was regarded as a leading power broker among owners but has had a lower profile in recent years, perhaps in part due to health issues. And he survived a 2009 heart transplant.

Still, Jones found himself sad that a fellow owner was leaving the NFL.

Richardson's sons, Mark and Jon, left the franchise in 2009.

If team officials are implicated as facilitating or failing to stop Richardson's alleged misconduct, Goodell could punish those officials.

If you can't play for them, join them? Richardson, the Panthers only owner in their history, seemingly is attempting to get out ahead of any possible repercussions from these allegations. Under Article VIII of the NFL constitution, Goodell can issue charges against an owner on grounds that the owner is guilty of conduct detrimental to the league.

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