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Daily Dasherboard August 7 2013

What day is it? Hump Day!  The week is almost half over and the weekend is within site.  What are your plans for this weekend?  The Erie County Fair starts

 today, and the Buffalo Bills open up the pre season on Sunday.  Fun times for all as the summer winds to a close.

Don’t expect Stevie Johnson to get many reps during the preseason - as he nurses a hamstring injury along to be 100% for the season.  [Sports Mole]

Give the ball to CJ Spiller till he throws up.  Looks like Spiller will finally be the main man on the Buffalo Bills offense.  [Buffalo News]

Do you have a hockey based bucket list?  If not you should.  Here are the top ten places every hockey fan should want to visit in their lifetime.  [Bleacher Report].

Team USA (U18) beats Team Russia in preliminary action of the Ivan Hlinka tournament [NHL.com]

Coyotes new owners are optimistic about the team, and want to turn the desert dogs into annual contenders.  [NHL.com]

Why do agents get players to holdout?  First P.K. Subban, then Ryan O’Reilly – now the same thing is going to happen for Alex Pietrangelo – who shares the same agent.  [CBS Sports]

Concerts, rides, fair food, the farm animals and the 4H kids – whats not to love about a special day at the Erie County Fair – especially if you can take advantage of any number of ways to get in for a cheaper price.  Fireman’s day on Friday – and Veteran’s Day on Sunday are two of my favorite days.  Check out the full calendar of events for this years Erie County Fair.

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