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Panthers treat trip like 'bowl game'
ESPN ^ | 9/3/2012 | AP

Posted on 09/03/2012 5:59:22 PM PDT by God luvs America

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina coach Ron Rivera said his players are approaching their six-day trip to Florida this week like it was a college bowl game.

The Panthers wanted to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Democratic National Convention that is being held in Charlotte so they decided to practice in Florida and prepare for their regular season opener at Tampa Bay.

President Barack Obama will give his acceptance speech at Carolina's home stadium Thursday night and security around the facility is extremely tight.

The team leaves for the IMG Football Academy in Bradenton, Fla., on Tuesday.

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KEYWORDS: chat; election; football; sports
here's hoping the Panthers lose and scream about being forced to leave the friendly confines of home- that should seal the deal for Romney in NC....
1 posted on 09/03/2012 5:59:26 PM PDT by God luvs America
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Just don’t call it Panthers stadium. Call it by its real name: Bank of America Stadium. Dems don’t seem to like that.

2 posted on 09/03/2012 6:16:44 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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