Richardson announced Sunday that he will sell the team following the 2017 season. The team's announcement said the investigation was being conducted by the law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan, LLP and was being overseen by Erskine Bowles, a limited partner in the franchise and the former White House chief of staff.
"I believe that it is time to turn the franchise over to new ownership", Richardson said. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said the league had no comment on the report. The statement comes after a report by Sports Illustrated was published claiming Richardson made confidential payouts for sexual harassment and use of racial slurs in the workplace, according to WBTV.
After Diddy said Sunday night he wants to buy the Carolina Panthers, which Jerry Richardson has chose to sell amid allegations of his misconduct, Kaepernick said he wants a stake. "We have work to do to achieve this goal, but we are going to meet it". The former San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback is accusing the league of collusion to keep him from being signed to a new team. For years, Richardson held sway over many important committees, and was an influential player in the league's latest labor deal, which came after the owners locked out the players for several months in 2011.
Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Led 'Smear Campaign' Against Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd
I was leaving when he grabbed me by the arm and said "What are you doing?' I said "You told me leave, I'm leaving". Judd said, "Peter and Fran had me in - showed me all the creative, the boards, costumes, everything".
Richardson, 81, attended the Panthers-Packers game Sunday in Charlotte.
Still, Jones found himself sad that a fellow owner was leaving the NFL. And he survived a 2009 heart transplant.
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.
Carrie Fisher wrote some of Star Wars: The Last Jedi's best lines
It was her saying , 'I just feel like, from my character to Leia, but also me to Carrie, I want to express what she means to me. Abrams who is going to figure out a way to bring it home in the end, that's going to be satisfying, I know he's going to".
If you can't play for them, join them?
The NFL has launched its own investigation in to the allegations after the team announced an internal investigation on Friday.
"There are no majority African American NFL owners".
Hearts 4-0 Celtic: Unbeaten run may stand forever, says Brendan Rodgers
Craig Levein has admitted that he wouldn't put it past Celtic to go on another run of 69 games unbeaten as "they're that good". We didn't cope with their physicality, and we made too many mistakes.