Is 'Midget' Offensive? Group Wants High School to Change Mascot"Even though it's not intended to be harmful, it really creates this uncomfortable environment because of all the baggage that comes with the word."
Jurors Hear Testimony in Civil Case Against Royals, MascotJurors are hearing testimony in a lawsuit against the Kansas City Royals by a Kansas man who was struck in the eye by a foil-wrapped hotdog flung by the team's mascot.
Fredbird Comes Under Fire For Holding 'Police Lives Matter' SignA photo of St. Louis Cardinals mascot Fredbird holding a "police lives matter" sign was posted to a police association Facebook page before the team asked that it be taken down.
Chiefs Mascot In Stable Condition After Zip Line Accident At StadiumA man who has been the Kansas City Chiefs' mascot for more than two decades was in stable condition after being seriously injured this weekend while rehearsing a zip line routine at Arrowhead Stadium.
Fan Suing Royals For Eye Injury Sustained When Mascot Threw Hot Dog Into CrowdIf it had been a foul ball or broken bat that struck John Coomer in the eye as he watched a Kansas City Royals game, it's unlikely the courts would have forced the team to pay for the surgeries and suffering he's endured.
Jury Rules for Royals in Hurled Hot Dog LawsuitJohn Coomer of Overland Park, Kan., sued for more than $25,000 after he says he suffered a detached retina when he was clocked by the foil-wrapped wiener at a September 2009 game.