Derby, Team Bat Dog for the double-A Trenton Thunder, has died of cancer at nine years old. Derby was a beloved member of the Thunder, and he began his retrieving apprenticeship in 2008 under his father Chase. Even as his face got all gray, Derby continued to do his thing and go pick up bats. Thunder GM Jeff Hurley …
Oh, what’s that? Your dog can sled? That’s real cute. Now get the fuck out of here, because this one can also act as its own ski lift.
The unquestioned best highlight from this weekend’s Argentine Primera División action was this little dog. He really wanted to take a corner kick, but nobody would let him, despite the great ball control he displayed.
What’s better than baseball or dogs? Baseball and dogs. The Rockies held a Bark at the Park event last night, wherein canines barked at their park while the Rockies beat up on the Braves. I’m sure it was a good time for everyone, except maybe the Braves, who lost by 15 runs, but at least they got to hang out next to a…
Attention, attention, we have incoming sports news. This dog has just been elected mayor of San Francisco.
Dog racing apparently has a bit of a coke problem. Two months ago, five dogs racing out of St. Petersburg, Fla., tested positive for cocaine, and it seems that the problem is not just limited to the Tampa Bay area.
What’s a cool thing to do in Turkey if you’re a dog? Check out some classical music, duh.
The North Carolina Diamond Heels went 47-12 and earned the second overall seed in the NCAA tournament, which starts on Friday. They’ll get to host tournament games until they are eliminated or make the College World Series and travel to Omaha. One may assume that this is because they are stocked with skilled hitters…
Chicago’s South Side team hosted the Minnesota Twins tonight, as well as many baseball-loving dogs from the Chicago area. What better way to start a week of games against a division rival than Dog Day?
I can’t remember the exact provenance of this story, but as best I can recall, this happened to a high school classmate of my college roommate. It goes like this.
If you follow the skateboarding dog scene, you’ve probably noticed that most of the world’s elite skateboarding dogs are bulldogs. World record-holding shredder Otto is an English bulldog from Peru, and he’s the same breed as Tillman, perhaps the most famous skateboarding dog of all time.
Right in the middle of a dang bike race!
There’s not much I can give in the way of context for this video. The excited announcer is commentating in Italian, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the race was in Italy. There are no races worth filming happening in Italy right now, and also it’s winter, so this grainy footage is probably old.
Have you heard? Your dog might have an affinity for the Devil’s lettuce. Don’t take it from me (or your dog, who can’t talk [if they can, please email a video to us]), take it from the paper of record.
Tonight in sports news: The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will feature three new breeds this year; the sloughi (above); the American hairless terrier (hairless); and the pumi (fluffy).
The camera lingers on the Stars bench. Slowly, it pans up and to the left before settling on a pair of fans just above the tunnel. A subtle zoom reveals: it’s a dog.
We got a dog on the field. Someone give that little dude a treat.
I present to you now: Bret Bielema’s tiny dogs (who appear to be silky terriers). A quick bit of Instagram snooping reveals that they are football fans; Bret Bielema’s Twitter reveals that they care little for home cleanliness.
The dead period in the sports calendar eases up soon with the arrival of the Olympics and the Premier League. But for now, please enjoy these good-as-hell doggos using the slide like athletic, quadruped three-year-old humans.