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Of Flying Squirrels and Yard Goats

Meet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.

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Aug. 25 2015 4:31 PMTime for ChangeBetter IndyCar safety would be a fitting legacy for Justin Wilson.
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Aug. 17 2015 9:00 AMGraphite Against a Sharp White BackgroundHow to be a successful black tennis player.
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July 28 2015 5:08 PMThe Most GIF-Worthy Man in Sports Just Lost His Job for Allegedly Hitting a Reporter
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July 23 2015 6:48 PMPush It to the LimitThe women’s 1,500-meters record just fell after 22 years. What’s the fastest humans can possibly run?
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July 22 2015 9:18 PMWatch Jamaica’s Two Back-to-Back Goals That Just Shut Down the U.S. in the Gold Cup Semifinal
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July 18 2015 6:28 PMWatch Clint Dempsey Do His Best Carli Lloyd Impersonation at the Gold Cup
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July 15 2015 7:15 PMThe Life of an NBA Body DoubleIt’s not all one-on-one with LeBron and strip horse with Anna Faris.
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July 10 2015 12:09 PMWatch America’s World Cup Champions and Bill de Blasio Get Showered by Ticker-Tape in NYC
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July 7 2015 6:37 PMSponsors Missed a Prime Opportunity at the 2015 Women’s World Cup
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July 6 2015 1:18 PMThe USWNT and Women’s World Cup Have Evolved Eons From 1999, Are Still Being Held Back by FIFA
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July 5 2015 8:44 PM"Pearl Harbor" Trending on Twitter. This Is Why the U.S. Can't Have Nice Things.
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July 3 2015 12:22 PMUSA v. Japan: These Six U.S. Stars Were Rejected From Youth Teams. It Made Them Great.
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July 2 2015 12:31 PMEngland’s Response to Laura Bassett’s Own Goal Nightmare Offers Lesson for Men’s Sports
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July 1 2015 8:53 AMWhy Were All the Player Escorts in the USA-Germany Game Girls?
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June 30 2015 8:33 PMThe USA-Germany Semifinal Just Proved Why FIFA Needs a Better Concussion Protocol
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Aug. 18 2015 5:13 PMCollege Football Players Deserve the Right to UnionizeThe National Labor Relations Board knows it, but is too cowardly to say so.
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Aug. 10 2015 5:51 PMLet Katie SwimThere are reasons beyond gender equity for the Olympics to finally add women’s 1,500-meter events.
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July 28 2015 4:37 PMLet’s Force Cities to Host the OlympicsA modest proposal inspired by Boston and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery.”
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July 23 2015 11:35 AMAll Hell Broke Loose in the Panama-Mexico Game and It Was Entirely the Ref’s Fault
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July 20 2015 12:01 PMFIFA’s Disgraced President Got a Wad of Cash Thrown on Him in Front of Reporters
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July 16 2015 10:49 AMWhy Tahiti Does So Great at the Beach Soccer World Cup When Its Grass Team Stinks So Much
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July 12 2015 7:41 PMWhat Happened to MLB’s Wacky “Fan Cave”?They found a smarter way to woo millennials.
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July 8 2015 4:32 PMThis Pre-World Cup Interview with Carli Lloyd Shows Just How Awesomely Intense She Is
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July 6 2015 5:21 PMIncluding Spanish-Language Viewers, Cup Final Was Most-Watched Soccer Game Ever in U.S.
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July 5 2015 11:02 PMThis Is What a World Cup Champion Looks Like, America
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July 5 2015 7:55 PMThe United States Wins World Cup. Watch the Insane Four-Goal Stretch That Made It Happen.
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July 3 2015 11:10 AMNo, FIFA and Jill Ellis, Team Doctors Are Not Neutral Arbiters of Concussions
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July 1 2015 4:53 PMFIFA Airs Suggestive Slow-Mo Shot of Hope Solo Hydrating. What Is Wrong With FIFA?
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June 30 2015 9:15 PMUSA Is Going Back to the Women's World Cup Final for a Record Fourth Time
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June 26 2015 11:47 PMThe U.S. Is Just Two Wins Away from Promised Land after Beating China

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