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Puff Daddy Hopes to Buy the Carolina Panthers, Stephen Curry Wants in

Sean Combs
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Sean "Diddy" Combs speaks on stage at the 2017 REVOLT Music Conference - Chairman's Welcome Ceremony at Eden Roc Hotel on Oct. 12, 2017 in Miami Beach, Fla.

Diddy's dream of purchasing an NFL team may seemingly be shaping into reality. After voicing his desires to own a team last October, the Bad Boy general revealed on Sunday (Dec. 17) his plans for trying to purchase the Carolina Panthers. 

"Attention to the Carolina PANTHERS!! ATTENTION NFL! This is a chance to make history!!! There are NO AFRICAN AMERICAN MAJORITY OWNERS IN THE NFL!!!! I WOULD LIKE TO BUY THE CAROLINA PANTHERS!!! Let’s GOOOOOOO!!!!! Spread the word. Tell the world! No joke," wrote Puff on Instagram

The initial news of the sale was reported on the Carolina Panthers website.  Owner,Jerry Richardson had announced his decision to sell off the Panthers by the end of the 2017 season, revealing in a letter: "I believe that it's time to turn the franchise over to new ownership."

According to Sports Illustrated, the sale of the team comes amid allegations regarding four former Carolina employees who received "significant settlements" after Richardson made inappropriate comments during his tenure with the team. First, he allegedly made improper comments towards women during "Jeans Day," in which employees were allowed to wesr denim on Fridays.  On a separate occasion, he also used a racial slur towards an African American scout. 

As for Puff, he's hoping to remedy the league's lack of minority owners by inserting his name into the race for ownership. "I will be the best NFL owner that you can imagine," he said on his Instagram video. The hip-hop mogul also vowed to bring in Colin Kaepernick in hopes of reviving his career, following the controversy surrounding Kaepernick's decision to kneel for the National Anthem, and his subsequent limbo as a seemingly blackballed free agent.

"I will immediately address the Colin Kaepernick situation and put him in the running for next year's starting quarterback. It's just competition baby, it's just competition. But also, I will have the best halftime show, the best selection of music and we will win Super Bowl after Super Bowl."

Puffy might not only have the money, but also the extra star power needed to make such a move a reality. After announcing his decision to seek ownership of the Panthers, NBA star (and Charlotte native) Stephen Curry chimed in and revealed his intentions to join Diddy on the huge power play. "I want in," he tweeted. 

Check out the tweets below. 
 

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