Gritty

  1. Meet One of the Minds Behind Gritty and Some of His First DraftsMeet One of the Minds Behind Gritty and Some of His First Drafts

    The Philadelphia Flyers' new mascot Gritty was designed by a Penn State graduate.

  2. Meet Gritty: The Philadelphia Flyers frightening new mascotMeet Gritty: The Philadelphia Flyers frightening new mascot

    Most teams have furry or friendly mascots that excel at entertaining fans of all ages. And then there's Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers new mascot.

  3. An orange hellbeast we can all get behind | Mike NewallAn orange hellbeast we can all get behind | Mike Newall

    The orange hellbeast the Flyers unveiled Monday as their new mascot has gripped our city — indeed, our country — at a time we most needed it.

  4. A 'Gritty' Beer, Dedicated to Flyers' Mascot, Is Already in the MakingA 'Gritty' Beer, Dedicated to Flyers' Mascot, Is Already in the Making

    Well, that didn't take long.

  5. Too much grit? Marketing prof wonders if Gritty's rough edges will be tweakedToo much grit? Marketing prof wonders if Gritty's rough edges will be tweaked

    "Gritty" — the hip-swinging, arm-flailing, ear-smoking, googly-eyed hot mess of a Philadelphia Flyers mascot — returned to the spotlight Tuesday after a debut that sent the social media world . . .

  6. Review: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band delivers superbly performed, enjoyable Lied Center concert

  7. Magic's gritty season-opening victory over the Heat offers a crucial blueprintMagic's gritty season-opening victory over the Heat offers a crucial blueprint

    Extra efforts fueled the Magic's opening-night victory over the Heat and, in the process, offered a roadmap for the season.

  8. What is Gritty? A 'lovable monster,' the orange embodiment of Philly and the Flyers, or a brand marketing breakthrough?What is Gritty? A 'lovable monster,' the orange embodiment of Philly and the Flyers, or a brand marketing breakthrough?

    Gritty seems made to be a meme. Whether or not this was planned, it has become a branding success for the team for the last few weeks.

  9. Mississauga Director Launches Gritty and Exciting New Web Series

  10. 'Gritty', the internet's most beloved mascot, explained'Gritty', the internet's most beloved mascot, explained

    All hail Gritty.

  11. Flyers new mascot 'Gritty' a bearded, googly-eyed terrorFlyers new mascot 'Gritty' a bearded, googly-eyed terror

    PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new mascot Monday, and as one would expect of the team that gave us the "Broad Street Bullies," he's far from cuddly."Gritty" is a hulking . . .

  12. Photos: DUMBO Transformed Into Gritty Gotham City For Joaquin Phoenix Joker MoviePhotos: DUMBO Transformed Into Gritty Gotham City For Joaquin Phoenix Joker Movie

  13. Penguins fans photoshop Gritty into random stock images to horrifying effect

    These Pittsburgh Penguins had some fun at Gritty's expense, photoshopping him into otherwise innocent stock photos.

  14. From popcorn to bodychecks, Flyers mascot Gritty living up to his nameFrom popcorn to bodychecks, Flyers mascot Gritty living up to his name

    Didn't think Gritty would get gritty? Think again.

  15. Gritty, Philly's Disturbing New Mascot, Traded Insults with Wally on TwitterGritty, Philly's Disturbing New Mascot, Traded Insults with Wally on Twitter

    Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers' disturbing new mascot, fought with the Red Sox' Wally the Green Monster on Twitter Thursday.

  16. Gritty appears on 'Tonight Show,' sneaks up on Gervais, FallonGritty appears on 'Tonight Show,' sneaks up on Gervais, Fallon

    Gritty has hit the big time.

  17. Horrid Philly mascot Gritty photoshopped into the background of stock photosHorrid Philly mascot Gritty photoshopped into the background of stock photos

    Gritty was unveiled lately to the dismay of children, the ironic apprecation of a few adults, and the abject horror of everyone else. Benstonium, a Pittsburgh virality node, photoshopped the Flyers' new mascot into the background of a series of stock photos.

  18. Architect tapped for Gowanus development signals high-end future of once-gritty neighborhoodArchitect tapped for Gowanus development signals high-end future of once-gritty neighborhood

    Bjarke Ingels reveals affluent vision developers have for rezoning

  19. Editorial: The nitty-gritty on Flyers' mascot

  20. Gritty rules everyone around usGritty rules everyone around us

    Oh you know, just a regular preseason podcast. Not much for the gang to talk about.

  21. Watch NYHC Upstarts Krimewatch Throw Down in Gritty New Two-Song VideoWatch NYHC Upstarts Krimewatch Throw Down in Gritty New Two-Song Video

    "Dreams of Peace" and "Crybaby" get raw live visual treatment

  22. Richard Dreyfuss gets into the nitty gritty of acting during Q&ARichard Dreyfuss gets into the nitty gritty of acting during Q&A

  23. Meet one of the minds behind Gritty and some of his first draftsMeet one of the minds behind Gritty and some of his first drafts

    The Flyers' new mascot Gritty was designed by a Penn State graduate.

  24. Flyers new mascot 'Gritty' a bearded, googly-eyed terrorFlyers new mascot 'Gritty' a bearded, googly-eyed terror

    PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new mascot Monday, and as one would expect of the team that gave us the “Broad Street Bullies,” he’s far from cuddly.

  25. Introducing Gritty, the NHL's newest and most terrifying mascotIntroducing Gritty, the NHL's newest and most terrifying mascot

    I’ve always kind of thought of the New York Rangers as the Evil Empire, even though the narrative usually doesn’t fit. For that reason, I’m not usually in a position to be cheering for them. But that all changes this season. Why, you ask? Because as of today, the New York Rangers are the only team in the NHL ...

  26. Gritty Is Our New Fall CrushGritty Is Our New Fall Crush

    He skated into our hearts with the warmth of a ray of sunshine, orange fur vibrant in the arena lights. His name is like a seductive whisper in our ear: Gritty. He’s the new mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers (that’s hockey), an undeniable talent and, somehow, our first true fall crush.

  27. Video: Flyers new mascot 'Gritty' a bearded, googly-eyed terrorVideo: Flyers new mascot 'Gritty' a bearded, googly-eyed terror

  28. Flyers new mascot 'Gritty' a bearded, googly-eyed terrorFlyers new mascot 'Gritty' a bearded, googly-eyed terror

    PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new mascot Monday, and as one would expect of the team that gave us the “Broad Street Bullies,” he’s far from cuddly.

  29. Flyers new mascot 'Gritty' a bearded, googly-eyed terrorFlyers new mascot 'Gritty' a bearded, googly-eyed terror

    PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new mascot Monday, and as one would expect of the team that gave us the “Broad Street Bullies,” he’s far from cuddly.

  30. Meet Gritty: The Flyers' new team mascotMeet Gritty: The Flyers' new team mascot

    The Philadelphia Flyers have made history once again with the introduction of their new official team mascot named Gritty.

  31. Meet Philadelphia's 'Gritty,' The Most Terrifying Mascot In Pro SportsMeet Philadelphia's 'Gritty,' The Most Terrifying Mascot In Pro Sports

    The Flyers have unveiled their first mascot. 'Gritty' makes his debut tonight with the Bruins in town and it is the stuff of nightmares.

  32. Flyers mascot 'Gritty' engineered to terrify TwitterFlyers mascot 'Gritty' engineered to terrify Twitter

    PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers have introduced an odd-looking new team mascot — a 7-foot fuzzy creature named Gritty with a wild, orange beard. The...

  33. West Ham end Chelsea's 100 percent record with gritty drawWest Ham end Chelsea's 100 percent record with gritty draw

    Chelsea failed to maintain their 100 percent record after West Ham chiselled out a goalless draw at the London Stadium on Sunday.

  34. Tom Oates: Badgers regain footing with gritty win over division rival Hawkeyes

  35. Gritty mentality pays off for Bulldogs

  36. Girls soccer: 'Gritty' style has Warwick off to perfect start

    WARWICK – Shannon Selvaggio had a breakaway, barreling down the pitch at Thomas P. Lorgan Field, and, for a moment, it looked like Warwick couldn’t be stopped. The Wildcats (5-0) were already having their way with a Washingtonville team that was struggling to keep possession against one of the top girls soccer teams in Section 9. Warwick finished as the section runner-up in Class AA each of the past two years, and the Wildcats’ offseason emphasis on improving their one-on-one

  37. Fame of Flyers mascot Gritty hits 'Good Morning America'Fame of Flyers mascot Gritty hits 'Good Morning America'

    The fame of Gritty is, yes, rising, as the Flyers' mascot was featured Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America."

  38. Flyers introduce new orange, fuzzy mascot Gritty, relish reaction

    The Philadelphia Flyers have introduced an odd-looking new team mascot -- a 7-foot fuzzy creature named Gritty, with a wild, orange beard.

  39. NHL mascot rankings: Gritty's big debut

    The Flyers' first mascot since the 1970s broke the internet on Monday. Find out where he lands among every team's plush personnel.