September 10th, 2016
LSU rallies around mascot ‘Mike the Tiger,’ who is battling cancer
As college football ramps up, there will be something missing from LSU’s “Death Valley” stadium for kickoff: their mascot, the real-life tiger they call Mike. The big cat has a tumor behind his right eye, but the cancer appears to be in remission. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports for TODAY from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.