It's National Dog Day. Seven college football teams have dog-related nicknames and more have dog mascots. However, no major league teams in America have dogs for nicknames. There are Timberwolves and Coyotes but, since we're dog-lovers, we know those are different members of the Canis genus.
The closest you get in pro sports is the Dawg Pound, fans of the Cleveland Browns. In fact, the last sports team to get a new name -- the NHL's Seattle Kraken -- took theirs from a mythological creature. Come on!
Nothing else needs to be said, so let's get to looking at the top dogs from around the sports world.
Air Bud: Golden Receiver(s)
Happy #NationalDogDay to everyone out there! To celebrate, Boujee and I are dropping some limited Boujee Merch, available on https://t.co/R7Vhsgl0dL. Hope everyone has a great day with their dogs! 🐶🐾 pic.twitter.com/fAtPuGyRof— JuJu Smith-Schuster (@TeamJuJu) August 26, 2020
You're our boy, Blue. https://t.co/oV1MpepmEq— Butler Athletics (@ButlerAthletics) August 26, 2020
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