Mascot Awards: Object
It's time we handed out some awards for the true heroes of athletics: the mascots.
1. Stanford University: The Tree How popular is the Stanford Tree? Many people don't even know the school's nickname is actually the Cardinal. Well, that will happen when your mascot makes more headlines in the sports pages than the teams do. In February 2006, the Tree was fired when her breathalizer test came up a 0.157. (FYI: that's nearly twice the legal limit in Cali). That Arbor Day party must have been pretty insane.
2. St. John's University: Thunder and Lightning
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