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No language barrier for Cam on Panthers' Spanish broadcast

Excitement transcends all languages, and Panthers quarterback Cam Newton had a good quip was asked Tuesday about the popularity of the team's Spanish language radio broadcasters.

"Well I'm trilingual myself," Newton said. "I am. I know how to speak Spanish, English obviously, and I speak pretty good Ebonics."

Newton said the Panthers hear lots of the play-by-play from the team's Spanish-language broadcasters along with highlight videos before upcoming games. He said it's kind of weird to hear their calls with the Panthers not really sure what the broadcasters are saying. So they often ask coach Ron Rivera to help translate.

"I know they're...