49ers name stadium after Panthers' Richardson

Updated: June 11, 2013, 3:32 PM ET
Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte 49ers have announced their new 15,300-seat football facility will be named Jerry Richardson Stadium following a $10 million donation from the Carolina Panthers owner.

Construction on the stadium was completed last October.

Charlotte Chancellor Phillip Dubois said Tuesday in a release that Richardson "knows that football can bring the students and the city of Charlotte together and he wanted to be among the first to stand up and state, `this program ...

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