Any compilation of bizarre college mascots always includes the beloved Sammy the Slug, official representative of the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs. But why choose the banana slug to represent your team? According to Slugweb, it represents “many of the strongest elements of the campus: contemplation, flexibility, non-aggressiveness and, perhaps above all, an iconoclastic challenge toward the status quo.”

Twitchy doesn’t often cover cricket, but there’s a lot of excitement today at the Indian Premier League, which is welcoming the newest member of the family: the Rising Pune Supergiants.

What, is there something wrong with the name?

Someone remembered his manners.