Mascot Math

The Pelicans' frightening new mascot has us once again pondering the provenance of the sports world's furriest performers
November 11, 2013

BIG BIRD + GUY FAWKES MASK + PHYLLIS DILLER = NEW ORLEANS'S PIERRE THE PELICAN

H.R. PUFNSTUF + KOOL-AID MAN √∑ SLIM FAST = WESTERN KENTUCKY'S BIG RED

WALDO + TROLLFACE - RABIES SHOT = WISCONSIN'S BUCKY BADGER

POKEY + DAVID CASSIDY + WILD THING = OKC'S RUMBLE THE BISON

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SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

Argentine tennis star Juan Martín del Potro was robbed of a briefcase containing money, his passport and a rosary blessed by the pope when he stopped to sign an autograph.

PHOTOCHRIS TROTMAN/GETTY IMAGES FOR THE USTA (DEL POTRO) PHOTONBC/PHOTOFEST (POKEY) PHOTONBC/PHOTOFEST (PUFNSTUF) PHOTOBRAD ELTERMAN/FILMMAGIC/GETTY IMAGES (CASSIDY) PHOTOWARNER BROS./PHOTOFEST (WILD THING) PHOTOGREG NELSON FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (RUMBLE) PHOTOCBS/PHOTOFEST (WALDO) PHOTOFREEPIK.COM (TROLLFACE) PHOTOWINAI TEPSUTTINUN/FOTOLIA.COM (SYRINGE) PHOTOKOHJIRO KINNO FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BUCKY) PHOTOKOOL-AID/KRAFT FOODS (KOOL-AID MAN) PHOTODAVID E. KLUTHO/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BIG RED) PHOTOPHOTOFEST (BIG BIRD) PHOTOGEBI/FOTOLIA.COM (MASK) PHOTONBC/GETTY IMAGES (DILLER) PHOTOCHRIS GRAYTHEN/GETTY IMAGES (PIERRE) PHOTO

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)