Monday October 24th, 2016

Ranking the NBA Mascots

Good, but not great.
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The NBA season kicks off tomorrow and The Crossover (SI's new NBA vertical) has all the info you need to prepare for the season. Of course, the most important part of any basketball season is the mascots. We've ranked all 26 in the gallery below (the Lakers, Warriors, Knicks and Nets don't have one) and it's good to see Toronto finally win something. (Click here for full-size gallery.) 

Help Send This 97-Year-Old Cubs Fan to the World Series

A Cubs fan has launched a Go Fund Me page so her 97-year-old grandfather can attend the World Series. The guy served in Pearl Harbor and had tickets to the 1945 World Series but couldn't go. So do a solid and give him a few bucks so his World Series dream can come true.

Ryan Lochte's Dog Turns Eight (again)

Happy 8th birthday, Carter! Hope this is a better 8th birthday than the previous two.

Tess Jantscheck: P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

Tess Jantscheck is the first model I've come across with the name "Tess" and I am a big fan. Could be a potential name of my daughter down the line. Stay tuned. In the meantime, this Tess is this afternoon's LLOD (click for full-size gallery). 

College GameDay Signs of the Weekend

Did you know Trevor Knight makes eye contact while eating bananas?

Britney Spears Wardrobe Malfunction

Old friend Britney Spears was performing in Las Vegas when her bondage-inspired bra ripped open.

15 Best and Worst iPod Designs

The iPod turned 15 on Sunday. That makes me feel really old.

Good Metaphor

Strangest Story of the Weekend

Odds & Ends

Portland State's Breanne Chilton-Eddy scored the best soccer goal of the weekend ... Meanwhile, this MLS player got fined for twerking ... If you're a Cubs fan, you should take a look at our timeline. Some pretty cool photos in there ... The Cowboys cheerleaders dressed up for Halloween ... Making sense of the AT&T/Time Warner merger ... Hundreds of Rhode Island women wore yoga pants to protest man who dislikes yoga pants ... BIG NEWS! Girl Scout Cookie-flavored cereals are on the way!

Fine Coming Soon

LaDanian Tomlinson Trolls the Ravens

This Has to Hurt

I Accidentally Left the Best Version of Twist and Shout Out of This Morning's Hot Clicks

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