The controversy over ethnic mascots is hardly new. Many experts say using any human being as a mascot is demeaning regardless of the depiction, though communities at times have been reluctant to cede old traditions.
You see them in costume but rarely get a look at the people inside. They’re the mascots of Baltimore’s pro and college sports teams.
A life-sized stuffed goat that has been a fixture at U.S. Naval Academy football games has been stolen.
It took 37 days and a group of determined animal-lovers, but a donkey from Iraq is now a U.S. resident.
We’re less than two months away from the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes, but instead of the horses, it’s an ad for the infield party that has everyone talking.