Mascots Dunks, Tricks & Fails


Mascot’s are great entertainment for any sports team but basketball mascots have a ton of fun! Sunday night BYU’s mascot Cosmo The Cougar did one of the most epic dunks a mascot has ever done, a dunk from the three point line while being propelled in the air by a group of men! The three point line is a feat in itself but having the balance to be launched in the air all while traveling 20 feet 9 inches to dunk an alley oop is about as crazy as it sounds.

Cosmo’s dunk made me want to relive some of the best dunks, tricks and fails in mascot history and I’ve created a short list that will do just that.

The Nuggets mascot was trying to spit as much game as possible but this fan wasn’t impressed.

There’s one NBA player that’s got a love/hate relationship with mascots and that man is Robin Lopez. Lopez is a journeyman who’s interactions with mascots is probably better documented than his playing time but that’s okay because it’s hilarious! Here’s a compilation of Robin facing off with some of the leagues best!

Now we have one of the weirdest moments in mascot history and that’s when the Toronto Raptor decided to eat a cheerleader. Yes I said eat a cheerleader, check it out for yourself down below.

Most of these mascots were pretty smooth but that’s not always the case. Take a look at fails from all sports & all mascots alike.

Mascots will forever be a part of the game because they do what they’re intended to do which is entertain. They make us laugh, smile, and sometimes even do something that’s mind blowing! So from all of us we’d like to say thank you to whoever is in those costumes because we couldn’t get through a game without you!

RIP Stuart Scott: The ESPN Legend Cooler Than The Other Side Of The Pillow


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In September of 1993 a young, University of North Carolina graduate, by the name of Stuart Scott appeared for the first time on ESPN. That day would be the start of an amazing 21 year career with ESPN, and would show the world the passion Stuart had for sports, people, and life.

A lot of us grew up watching Stuart Scott and his fun catch phrases such as, “Booyah” “holla at a playa when you see him in the street!”, “as cool as the other side of the pillow”. Sports are supposed to be fun and Scott definitely brought that to his reporting style. Just check him out down below analyzing a young Vince Carter’s amazing dunks!

In 2007 Stuart Scott was diagnosed with cancer. A cancer that would come back 3 times in 7 years. A cancer that Scott fought every day but continued to live his life to the fullest, still broadcasting for Sportscenter, Monday Night Football games and doing MMA workouts while still receiving treatments. Stuart didn’t let cancer hold him back and that’s why ESPN recently admired their colleague by presenting Scott at the 2014 ESPY’s with the Jimmy V Award. Scott gave an unbelievable and inspiring speech telling everyone, “When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.”

This morning ESPN paid tribute to their warrior with an amazing segment, showcasing the broadcaster, father, hard worker, and man Stuart Scott has fought so hard to be. He always stayed true to himself and today we thank him for that. Heaven has gained a fighter, thank you Stuart Scott.