Sparky was a good bit more rakish circa 1977. (Arizona State)
For those of you toiling in East Coast offices who missed Friday's Arizona State rebranding announcements, this gallery of the evolution of Sun Devils mascot Sparky is worth your time. The latest iteration of the plush Sun Devil is a lot more plush and a lot less devil; if this trend continues, expect to see a version of mascot Muppet Babies hitting the Disney Channel within our lifetimes. (The Oregon Duck is Animal.)
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