Mascot trash talk? Bucky and Goldy trade barbs on Twitter before rivalry game

There are few things we enjoy more than a good mascot battle.

These days those tend to occur on social media, with our favorite still being the Twitter back and forth last year between Miami's Sebastian Ibis and Louie the (Louisville) Cardinal.

This time around, it was Bucky Badger and Goldy Gopher trading barbs before Saturday's Minnesota-Wisconsin showdown to decide the Big Ten West. The Battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe is the most-played rivalry in college football, contested every year since 1890.

But 1890 this is not. Nowadays, mascots trash talk on Twitter. And we get to enjoy it.