Photographer sues over Texas mascot's pre-Sugar Bowl charge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A photographer is suing the owners and handlers of the University of Texas’ live mascot for negligence, saying he suffered permanent neck and back injuries when the longhorn steer...

Topeka school considers racist past of its namesake

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Leaders of a Topeka high school are considering how the community can respond to a report from its student newspaper that the man the school is named for was a prominent member of ...

Mesut Ozil left off Arsenal's Europa League squad list

LONDON (AP) — Mesut Ozil's ostracization at Arsenal went to a new level Thursday when he was left off the team's Europa League squad list for this season. The 31-year-old Ozil hasn't...

Photo of the Day: Severed fish head mascot spotted at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a dancing disembodied fish mascot at a baseball game in southern Taiwan had foreign netizens scratching their heads last week. The photographer, Chen Chin...

Tokyo Olympics say they found savings even as costs rise

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers estimate they have found cost-savings of about $280 million by simplifying and cutting some frills from next year’s postponed games. The report ...

Ozil wants to help unwanted Arsenal mascot by paying wages

LONDON (AP) — Out-of-favor Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil wants to save Gunnersaurus from extinction. Ozil expressed sadness on Tuesday after discovering that Jerry Quy — the man who f...

IOC gets official look at simplification for Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The IOC and local organizers are trying to “simplify” the postponed Tokyo Olympics, promising to save money in what one study says is already the most expensive Summer Olympics on record....

LA Kings fire mascot employee accused of harassment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have fired the employee who dresses as the hockey team's mascot after an investigation into a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him earlier this year. ...

Welcome the Tasmania Jack Jumpers, named after a nasty ant

HOBART, Australia (AP) — Former NBA center Andrew Bogut was left amused on Thursday when the newest franchise in the National Basketball League announced its nickname. The team will ...

Ravens extend regular-season run, dominate Texans 33-16

HOUSTON (AP) — Lamar Jackson threw a touchdown pass, Mark Ingram ran for a TD and the Baltimore Ravens added a score on defense to to beat the mistake-prone Houston Texans 33-16 on Sunday. ...

Newton runs for 2 TDs, Patriots hold off Dolphins 21-11

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Cam Newton looked just fine as Tom Brady's replacement, rushing for two touchdowns Sunday, and the New England Patriots beat the Miami Dolphins 21-11 to open the season. ...

Chiefs nix headdresses, face paint to start NFL season

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs fans who file into Arrowhead stadium Thursday for a masked and socially distanced start to the NFL season won't be wearing headdresses or face paint amid a na...

Jill Biden drawing on classroom time for case against Trump

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — When Jill Biden introduced herself to millions of Americans during last month's Democratic National Convention, she did so from a high school where she once taught English near ...

Syinix Becomes Leicester City Football Club's Official Home Appliances Partner

LEICESTER, UK - Media OutReach - 3 September 2020 - The emblematic Syinix mascot Mr. Fox might soon be changing his green hoodie for a royal blue shirt! That's right, Syinix has become Leicester City ...

Ibrahimović ready to sign new contract at AC Milan

MILAN (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimović is back in Italy and ready to sign a new contract with AC Milan. “Finally everything is in place and finally I can return to where I feel at home,” Ib...