Sports Illustrated Names The Best Mascot In College Football

first_img Georgia’s line of pure white English bulldogs, now on No. 10, has been a staple of the mascot landscape since 1956. Though every new dog is added to the “Uga” line—Uga X is the latest—each also has its own unique name, is given a custom-made jersey and a varsity letter, and resides in an air-conditioned on-field doghouse. When his day comes, each Uga is buried in a marble vault alongside his fallen predecessors outside the football stadium.It’s hard to argue with that. Who doesn’t like dogs?Georgia is set to open the 2019 season on Aug. 31 at Vanderbilt. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. E.T. Georgia Bulldogs cheerleaders performing during a game.ATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 02: Georgia Bulldogs cheerleaders on the field prior to the game against the Auburn Tigers in the SEC Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)A lot of different sports have mascots, but no one seems to do them better than college football, which features everything from a live bulldog to a person in a tree costume.Which mascot is best?Sports Illustrated attempted to answer that question, ranking the best mascots in college football heading into the 2019 season.Georgia’s “Uga” bulldog came in at No. 1.last_img read more

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Monks threaten Maharagama clothes store

The monks, who initially distributed leaflets to people on the street, then attempted to force their way into the Magaragam No-Limit clothes store. The police prevented a group of monks from storming into a clothes store in Maharagama today following a demonstration.Police spokesman SSP Priyashantha Jayakody told the Colombo Gazette that police protection was provided to the store during the tense situation which had occurred this afternoon. However he said the situation was now calm and the police have been withdrawn from outside the store. However the police placed barricades and prevented the monks from going further. The monks burnt an effigy and then dispersed after having discussions with the police.According to reports the monks had chanted anti-Muslim slogans and had wanted the store closed claiming it was being operated by Muslims. (Colombo Gazette) read more

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