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Triumph Gives Times Square Mascots A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.03.2014 | Comedy

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog just took the magic out of being an adult walking around New York City in a giant Elmo costume. Times Square mascots g...

7 Illinois High Schools With Surprising Mascots

Reboot Illinois | Posted 11.24.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Fall sports season is underway for Illinois high school students who are wearing their school colors and being cheered on by their schools' mascots. But among the ubiquitous Eagles and Wildcats, some Illinois high schools have some pretty creative mascots.

How Many Of These Iconic Cartoon Mascots Can You Actually Name?

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business

After all these years ... do you actually know the head Keebler elf's real name?

Think The New McDonald's And Lemonhead Mascots Are Creepy? Think Again.

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business

In just the last week, McDonald's and Lemonhead candy have gotten new soul-shattering corporate mascots that have sent the Internet into an all-out pa...

Yes, The Secret Service Would Shoot Mr. Met If Needed

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

Aspiring mascots are aware of many of the occupational hazards associated with pulling on a costume for a professional sports team. Those include occa...

Walker Signs Controversial Indian Mascot Bill Into Law

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed a controversial bill Thursday that makes it harder to force schools to change race-based team names and mascots...

Utah Jazz Bear Gets Revenge On Houston Rockets Basketball Fan

Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.16.2013 | Sports

Apparently, Houston Rockets fans don't appreciate silly string in their beer. Unfortunately for the Jazz Bear, he had to find out the hard way. Fortun...

14 Iconic Food Brand Mascots

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 08.14.2013 | Taste

These characters will forever be in our hearts.

Death Of Colonel Sanders?

CNBC | Martha C. White | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

CNBC Oh, where are the brand mascots of yesteryear? The Quisps, the Hamburglars, the Colonels who tweaked our fancy and tickled our tastebuds? I...

PHOTOS: Meet The Most Popular Sports Mascots In America

Posted 05.16.2013 | Chicago

The Chicago Bulls may have been bounced from the playoffs, but they're winners when it comes to having the nation's most beloved mascot. (See pho...

Being A Mascot Is Hard

Posted 05.13.2013 | Comedy

It looks like we'll never get tired of mascot bloopers and fails. Bless their hearts, they just want to entertain us and here we are, once again, laug...

Who Is The Best Olympic Mascot Ever? (BRACKET)

Posted 08.09.2012 | Sports

The tradition of the Olympic mascots dates back to 1972's Waldi the Dachshund, the canine face of the Munich Games. Since then, there have been a mult...

Mascots School to Offer Ph.D.

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

PEACH SPRINGS, Ariz. -- A mascot is a person or animal that is adopted by a team or other group as a symbolic figure. Sports teams employ individuals ...

50 Most Ridiculous Mascots

Posted 01.27.2012 | Sports

Often mascots are relegated to the sidelines of sporting events, but some of them are every bit as entertaining as the event itself. Especially if you...

Is This Mascot Offensive To Mature Women?

Posted 01.21.2012 | Fifty

Friday's edition of Morning Rush recaps a segment on "Fox & Friends" which reported that a school district vetoed using a cougar as one high school's ...

POLL: Is Billy Better Blue? Marlins Mascot Get Rainbow Dorsal Fin, Brave New Look

Posted 12.01.2011 | Miami

A fish called splendor? He's certainly something. The new-look Miami Marlins unveiled a fresh -- and at first glance, alarming -- new paint job for be...

Internet Petitions For New Rectal Cancer Mascot

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 12.17.2011 | Comedy

Most fans of "South Park" probably know Mr. Hankey as the log of human feces in a Santa hat who appears to Jewish character Kyle to help him cheer up ...

The 10 Strangest College Mascots

| Carly Sitzer | Posted 07.20.2011 | College

You probably thought you saw it all—the strangest of the strange—when Her Campus brought you the 10 Strangest College Mascots. Who thought it coul...

Why The Mascot Has The Toughest Job To Get On Any Field

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Think the odds are slim of ever playing on a pro sports team? Getting to be the mascot is even tougher. "There are only 125 positions available in th...

Sen. Suzanne Williams: Some American Indian Mascots Offensive

Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A state lawmaker who is one-quarter Comanche wants high schools with American Indian mascots to get approval from a state board. Sen. Suzanne Willi...