When Peyton Manning was reported last month to have turned down offers to become the color analyst for national NFL telecasts, he was thought to be more interested in running a team or even becoming part-owner of one. The Hall of Fame-bound former quarterback may well get that chance, according to a report Wednesday. A leading bidder for the Carolina Panthers has reached out to Manning about joining his ownership group, per the Charlotte Observer. The newspaper reported that Manning was “still considering” the offer. The group is led by Ben Navarro, a 54-year-old billionaire based in Charleston, South Carolina, who heads an investment services company. His father, Frank Navarro, was a head football coach at Columbia and Princeton. Navarro has reportedly made the highest offer for the Panthers, $2.6 billion, which would set a record for the most spent to acquire a U.S. sports team. Other known bidders include Pittsburgh Steelers minority owner David Tepper and private-equity … [Read more...] about Peyton Manning reportedly considering offer to join ownership bid for Carolina Panthers
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Mesfin Fekadu, Ap Music Writer Updated 9:19 am, Friday, April 27, 2018 Photo: Michael Zorn, Michael Zorn/Invision/AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017 file photo, J. Cole performs at The Budweiser Made In America Festivalin Philadelphia. The Platinum-selling rapper is honoring his home state by launching a music festival in North Carolina this September 2018. Dreamville Records and ScoreMore Shows announced Friday, April 27, 2018, that the inaugural Dreamville Festival will debut Sept. 15 in Raleigh at Dorothea Dix Park. Cole, who was born on a military base in Germany, was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina.(Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File) less FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017 file photo, J. Cole performs at The Budweiser Made In America Festivalin Philadelphia. The Platinum-selling rapper is honoring his home state by launching a music festival in … [Read more...] about J. Cole to launch music festival in North Carolina in Sept.
Alex Bassil, fourth-string goalie to start the season, made a career-high 14 saves and stopped a shot by Notre Dame 's Bryan Costabile (Mount Saint Joseph) with 10 seconds left as North Carolina upset No. 15 Notre Dame, 10-9, in men's lacrosse Saturday.The host Tar Heels (7-7, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) broke a seven-game losing streak, winning for the first time since March 3 when North Carolina beat St. John's 9-8 at Kenan Stadium.The Fighiting Irish fell to 6-5, 1-5, but still claimed the third seed in the league tournament. Notre Dame will face second seed Duke in the semifinals Friday in Charlottesville, Virginia, at Klöckner Stadium.Alex Trippi, Chris Cloutier and Tanner Cook each scored twice for the Tar Heels. Costabile led the Fighting Irish with a hat trick.No. 4 Denver 13, Providence 6: Joe Reid had a hat trick to lead the visiting Pioneers (10-2) past the Friars (5-9). The win marked the sixth straight for Denver.No. 6 Cornell 19, Brown 5: Jeff Teat had two goals … [Read more...] about College lacrosse roundup (April 21): Late save rescues North Carolina in upset of Notre Dame
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Supported by Pro Football By KEN BELSONAPRIL 9, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story The sale of the Carolina Panthers appears to be near.David Tepper, the hedge-fund billionaire whom many N.F.L. owners pointed to as the preferred choice to buy the team, has backed out of the auction for the club, according to two people with knowledge of his interest in the team.Tepper’s departure comes a few weeks after Michael Rubin, the owner of the online retailing giant Fanatics, also bowed out. Both men balked at the asking price of at least $2.5 billion.Their departures narrow the field to two for membership in the most exclusive and expensive owners club in North American sports: Ben Navarro, who owns Sherman Financial Group, an investment firm; and Alan Kestenbaum, the chief executive of Bedrock Industries, which owns and operates metal and mining companies.According to several people familiar with the auction, Navarro is … [Read more...] about Carolina Panthers Sweepstakes Is Down to Two Bidders