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Mascot Math

This year, the Raiders rolled out a live version of their NFL Rush Zone animated character, which led to some calculations about what adds up to a mascot
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Q*BERT + THE LONE RANGER + THE RIDDLER = RAIDER RUSHER

STAY PUFT MARSHMALLOW MAN √∑ TOM SEAVER + BUTTERBEAN = MR. MET

SANTA CLAUS √∑ BIG BOY + FRED DURST = LIL' RED

ROLLIE FINGERS + HULK HOGAN √ó BUGS BUNNY = BERNIE BREWER

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

A New York City strip club announced it will stop televising Giants games because, in the words of one dancer, watching the 0--5 team "has become too painful."

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ATARI (Q*BERT)

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ABC/PHOTOFEST (LONE RANGER)

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WARNER BROS./PHOTOFEST (RIDDLER)

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NFL/ESPN.GO.COM (RAIDER RUSHER)

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COLUMBIA PICTURES/EVERETT COLLECTION (STAY PUFT MARSHMALLOW MAN)

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STEPHEN GREEN-ARMYTAGE FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (SEAVER)

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JOHN IACONO/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BUTTERBEAN)

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JOHN IACONO/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (MR. MET)

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KIRILL KEDRINSKIY/FOTOLIA.COM (SANTA CLAUS)

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SILLYAMERICA.COM (BIG BOY)

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CHINAFOTOPRESS/GETTY IMAGES (DURST)

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JOE ROBBINS/GETTY IMAGES (LIL' RED)

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FRED KAPLAN FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (FINGERS)

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WALTER IOOSS JR. FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (HOGAN)

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WARNER BROS./RONALD GRANT ARCHIVES/EVERETT COLLECTION (BUGS BUNNY)

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SCOTT BOEHM/AP (BERNIE BREWER)

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