Dec 8, 2005

Teams drop Ric Flair from video scoreboard

The Carolina Panthers (and other Carolina teams) are dropping Ric Flair from their video scoreboard features. Flair is in trouble with the law -- he's facing road rage charges:

"It once seemed fitting to feature pro wrestler Ric Flair, one of the Carolina area's most well-known celebrities, in a public service announcement for the NFL's Carolina Panthers. But, in the wake of his road rage charges, the team is no longer interested in featuring Flair in the home game scoreboard announcement that encouraged fans to act responsibly. He did not appear in the message that aired this weekend."

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