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Live mascots: Storied institution or archaic tradition?

Recent incidents have raised the question once again as to whether live animal mascots are a tradition worth keeping in sports.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 02:19am EST

Tags: washington humane society, jack the bulldog, Noah Frank

Wild college mascots in danger

As March Madness approaches, college mascots are busy getting ready for excited fans, tailgating students and historic games. But their wildlife counterparts aren't so lucky.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 08:57am EDT

Tags: mascot, CNS, University of Maryland

Georgetown bulldog mascot's reign short-lived

After 15 months of training, Jack Jr. will give up his mascot duties for a return to home life, Georgetown University announced Wednesday.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 02:39pm EDT

Tags: Georgetown University, Georgetown Hoyas, Jack Jr., animals

Auditions Friday for DC Water's mascot

DC Water is holding auditions Friday from noon to 5 p.m. at the Bryant Street Pumping Station in Northwest.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 06:55am EST

Tags: DC Water,

Help wanted: Nationals need racing presidents

The Nationals will hold auditions on March 2 for those who want to play the roles of the 12-foot mascots.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 11:45am EST

Tags: Nationals, racing presidents, dick uliano, Teddy Roosevelt, william howard taft,

The Nats are looking for a few good presidents

The Washington Nationals are looking for would-be "presidents" to don the 45-pound costumes and run from center field to home plate during home games.

Sunday - 02/05/2012, 01:47pm EST

Tags: Washington Nationals, The Racing Presidents,