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Football season is fast approaching. The Carolina Panthers are in Spartanburg, SC for training camp at Wofford College, alma mater of team owner Jerry Richardson. Before we know it, the team will be back in Charlotte for Fan Fest and their pre-season games.

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There are lots of reasons to feel optimistic about the upcoming season. Cam Newton appears to be healthy and in the best shape of his pro career. Other key players, such as Luke Kuechly, Thomas Davis, Greg Olsen, and Julius Peppers, are poised to do big things on the field this year as well.

Here are some key pre-season events to put on your calendar for the next few weeks:

– Wed, 7/26: Panthers Training Camp Kickoff Party (4:00 PM, Wofford College, Spartanburg)

– Fri, 8/4: Fan Fest* (7:30 PM, Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte)
*Reserved tickets are $5. All proceeds benefit charity. For more information, call 1-800-374-8326.

– Wed, 8/9: Texans @ Panthers (7:30 PM, Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte)

– Sat, 8/19: Panthers @ Titans (3:00 PM, Nashville, TN)

– Thu, 8/24: Panthers @ Jaguars (7:30 PM, Jacksonville, FL)

– Thu, 8/31: Steelers @ Panthers (7:30 PM, Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte)

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