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Third Place | Sports Story Jeff SinerCharlotte ObserverDressed as {quote}The Joker,{quote} Carolina Panthers fan Mark Middlesworth didn't have much to smile about as the team lost to the Cincinnati Bengals 20-7.

Third Place | Sports Story  

Jeff Siner 

Charlotte Observer 

Dressed as "The Joker," Carolina Panthers fan Mark Middlesworth didn't have much to smile about as the team lost to the Cincinnati Bengals 20-7.