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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Brexhaustion Long grinding Brexit is stressing people out

LONDON — Job uncertainty. Visa worries. Confrontational conversations between family members or friends with opposing views on Brexit. The fatigue and stress caused by three years of heated debate over Brexit has spawned new terms: Brexhaustion or Strexit.The acrimony over Brexit, which has reached fever pitch as deadlines come and go while politicians squabble, is affecting the mental wellbeing of people across Britain.Just when some thought a conclusion could be drawn, Britain’s departure was delayed by six months at an emergency EU summit this week. Whether in favour of exit or hoping to stay, the long argument just got longer, and, for many more stressful.Danica Kirka, The Associated Press read more

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