Sean "Diddy" Combs expresses interest in Panthers, signing Kaepernick

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Sean "Diddy" Combs expresses interest in Panthers, signing Kaepernick

Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers - and go down in the history books in the process.

Combs said on a video posted on his Instagram account that he would sign Kaepernick and said he would give him a chance to compete with starting quarterback Cam Newton in 2018.

- Rapper/producer Sean "Diddy" Combs took to social media on Sunday to express his strong interest in buying the Panthers from Jerry Richardson.

The Panthers won't be sold until after the football season, Richardson said Sunday, as the only owner the franchise has ever known is jumping ship during an NFL investigation into his behavior.

"I believe that it is time to turn the franchise over to new ownership".

Richardson, a former football player with the Baltimore Colts, is responsible for bringing the NFL to the Carolinas in 1993 when the Panthers joined the league as an expansion team.

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Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry added that he wanted a stake in the deal as well.

Diddy wasted no time throwing his hat in the ring as an ownership candidate. The team announced that the sale will not commence until the season ends.

He added that the sale of the Panthers, who joined the National Football League in 1995, would not begin until the last game of the season had been played. "Let's make it happen". There are NO AFRICAN AMERICAN MAJORITY OWNERS IN THE NFL!

Richardson is the highest-profile owner in pro sports to sell a team under ignominious circumstances since 2014, when Donald Sterling was banned from the National Basketball Association for life for making racist comments that were privately recorded and released.

The Panthers are valued at 2.3billion by Forbes, and with Diddy said to be worth 820million, the hip-hop star would certainly need some help.

Sports Illustrated magazine reported on Sunday that at least four former employees have received monetary settlements due to inappropriate workplace comments and conduct by Richardson, including sexually suggestive language and behaviour and use of a racial slur.

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