Puppies reign on Super Bowl Sunday
Everyone wins at the Puppy Bowl.
The game featured 63 adorable shelter pups from around the country — as well as Meep the bird who Tweeted game updates, hamster sports reporters, hedgehog cheerleaders, the traditional kitten half time show and one lucky human ref, who doled out penalties for “excessive cuteness.”Marta, a Schnauzer-Beagle mix who’s “deceptively athletic,” took home the “Most Valuable Puppy” prize — and all of the puppies are now the winners of forever homes. — Read it at USA Today and meet the puppy players
Plus: Never doubt an animal prognosticator! Or at least not these two. Both Teddy Bear the talking porcupine and the Golden Retriever puppies who delighted the audience on Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night last week picked the Ravens, who won 34-31.
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Photo: Animal Planet / Puppies take to the field at Puppy Bowl IX.
Maybe one day we can hope this show will be the most watched sports show of the year.
I checked out this year's Superbowl,as I have never watched one EVER, and I was surprised at all the fat, dumb-looking players. Except the golden boy quarterbacks.It is so reminiscent of the Galdiator Games of Rome. Lots of testosterone and no real atheletic value. Just noise and commentary. On a positive note, it sure looked pretty on my HDTV. Why would you WANT to go to the actual stadium? Oh well, one can only hope.
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