AP: School mascots get tips on sideline safety

AP: Mascots can face “serious physical injury” from poor visibility and from “punks” who want to hurt them, said Erin Blank, owner of Keystone Mascots. ALSO, “You’re an easy target” when you’re in costume, said Fluegel, who will be a senior at Union Endicott High School in Endicott, N.Y. “Kids want to pull my tail. Even adults are like that.” (read the entire AP report on school mascots embedded below.)