*Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson released a statement through the team on Sunday night that said he will put the team up for sale at the conclusion of the 2017 NFL season.
The announcement came just hours after a Sports Illustrated report outlined allegations of sexual and racial misconduct by Richardson toward former Panthers employees.
The team announced an investigation into the alleged misconduct on Friday evening. The NFL said Sunday that it would take over the investigation.
Meanwhile, there’s this:
Panthers players react to serious allegations against ‘father-like’ Jerry Richardson
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton expressed affection and admiration Sunday for team founding owner Jerry Richardson. That doesn’t mean Newton dismissed serious allegations made about …