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HBT: Great Moments in Bush League Promotions: Skydiver takes out shortstop

In his defense, it’s possible that the shortstop was trying to turn the double play and the skydiver was merely playing hard-nosed baseball. Per the Daily News, this took place down in the Summer Prospect League. The shortstop plays for the Hannibal Cavemen. Which is a fantastic mascot, by the way. Full story

School board votes out redskins mascot

   A Washington state school board votes to change a controversial 80-year high school mascot. KING's Elisa Hahn reports.

Mascot race in UK wins big for charity

   Mascots from sports teams and businesses in the UK race for charity in the British Mascot Grand National. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

Make room for the veep…the other veep

The Washington Nationals add some competition to the traditional mid-game presidential mascot race. You won't find this one in the history books though. This time the team branched out into an alternative political reality. Full story

High school adopts local cat as mascot

   A Maine high school adopts Simba, a neighborhood cat who has the full run of the school, as an unofficial mascot, and even holds an art event in honor of the tabby. WCSH's Caroline Cornish reports.

Condor’s wrath disrupts hockey game

   The mascot for the Bakersfield Condors, a minor league hockey team in California, doesn’t seem to enjoy making an appearance during the singing of the national anthem before a recent game. The condor eludes its handler, sending him spilling onto the ice, then flies into the team’s box, pecking at th

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  Why go Ivy league when there’s mascot school?

A school in Tokyo is teaching students how to be mascots. The two hour lessons cost about $26. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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