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Today in mascot effrontery: Toronto Raptor flirts with Rachel McAdams; Miami Heat mascot licks Shaq (video)

Feb 26, 2013, 2:39 PM EDT

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We don’t mean to imply that these mascots engaged in any activity other than good, wholesome, family fun (somebody hose them down).

It happened on Monday night, when Canadian-born Rachel McAdams (Midnight in Paris) was proposed to by The Raptor, Toronto’s NBA dinosaur mascot. Added touch: a dozen roses, and a slobbery kiss. But if raptors were this smooth with the ladies, why are they extinct? The answer is shrouded in mystery.

By the way, this is still one of my favorite mascot videos ever:

Of course a couple of weeks ago in Miami, this happened:


Go home mascots, you’re drunk.