The NFL wants the Carolina Panthers to stay in Charlotte. As to whether the NFL thinks it will take a new stadium for the next owners to keep the team here, a league official said that’s a matter for a later day.
The second time’s a charm. Crews tried once again to demolish the upper ring of the Pontiac Silverdome on Monday afternoon after Sunday’s failure, and this time they succeeded, or at least made progress.
The demolition of the Pontiac Silverdome is set for 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3. Large crowds of spectators are expected to come out that morning to watch the implosion of the 20-foot steel-band that once held the 80,311-seat stadium’s inflatable roof in place.