A grieving Sochi Bear has captivated fans of the Winter Games following Russia's devastating 3-1 loss to Finland in men's hockey. The despondent mascot lingered in the stands contemplating the team's elimination from the tournament without a medal - and perhaps the future of the Federation.
Perhaps a meme can ease the hurt.
The bear has become the biggest sensation of the three mascots, which include a leopard and a hare, thanks to a few fails. This one captured on video shows the bear becoming a little testy, perhaps, trying to squeeze its big head into the small shuttle.
But one Sochi question remains unsolved: just who is under the mascot mask?
Could it be Alexander Ovechkin hiding out to escape the wrath of fans and his team's coach beforeRead More »from Feel for the bear: Sochi mascot provides unintentional comedic relief (Video)