Today is a big day for sports fans. Yes, we're of course talking about Puppy Bowl 2018. And we now have the official starting lineup of cute pooches who are sure to give Tom Brady a run for his money.
The annual Puppy Bowl is currently enjoying its 14th year on the air, and promises another adorable display of young mutts frolicking and playing football. While the smallest big game is being broadcast by DirecTV, it is hosted and will also air on Animal Planet. It has officially become known as "the world's cutest sporting event". And after you see the girls and guys playing this year, you won't be able to disagree.
The shelter puppies are going paw to paw starting at 3 pm EST. There are 39 adoptable dogs hitting the green this year, and will play for two hours in revolving intervals, making sure everyone gets a chance.
Team Ruff vs. Team Fluff in this exciting no holds barred game. You can see the gang starting with the Team Ruff team consisting of 17 week old Clyde the Corgi, 15 week old Australian Shepard-Pointer Peanut, 16 week old Bull Terrier-American Staffordshire Terrier Savanah, 15 week old Pug Carlo, 13 week old American Staffordshire Terrier-Bulldog Hannah, 24 week old Border Collie Moonshine, 17 week old Russell Terrier-American Eskimo Dog Miss Brie, 19 week old Shiba Inu Kitsy, 18 week old American Staffordshire Terrier-Labrador Retriever Kelly Barkson, 15 week old Miniature Poodle-Chihuahua J-Paw, 15 week old American Staffordshire Terrier-American Bulldog Juniper, 15 week old Shih Tzu-Yorkshire Terrier Joker, 17 year old German Shepherd-Rottweiler Edwin, 14 week old Pomeranian Morris, 15 week old Shar-Pei Mr. Wigglesworth, 15 week old Pomeranian-Pekingese Petree, and 20 week old Treeing Walker Coonhound-Great Pyrenees Barry.
Moving on, Team Fluff is lead by 15 week old Border Collie-Shiba Inu Vaughn, 21 week old Cocker Spaniel Buttons, 18 week old Dalmation Buttons, 13 week old Chihuahua-Dachshund Buckalew, 14 week old Chihuahua-Pomeranian Boomer, 13 week old Chihuahua-Miniature Pinscher Biscuit, 13 week old American Staffordshire Terrier-Chihuahua Checkers, 16 week old American Staffordshire Terrier-Foxhound Bear, 13 week old Chihuahua-Chow Chow Kaleb Junior, 16 week old American Staffordshire Terrier-Chihuahua Mango, 17 week old Pomeranian-Miniature Pinscher Luna, 16 week old Chihuahua-English Toy Spaniel Lila, 15 week old Miniature Poodle Joy, 19 week old Great Pyrenees Olympia, 15 week old Miniature Poodle-Chihuahua Blueberry Pie, 21 week old Poodle-Golden Retriever Sophie, 14 week old American Staffordshire Terrier-Rottweiler Sunny,13 week old Treeing Walker Coonhound Sally, 19 week old Labrador Retriever-German Shepherd Stripe, 20 week old Chihuahua-Shih Tzu Tyler, 17 week old German Shorthaired Pointer-Rottweiler Alvin, and Australian Cattle Dog-Catahoula Leopard Dog Ana.
We have gathered eight of the cutest little guys here, including Buckalew, Checker, Moonshine, Kelly Barkson, J-Paw, Mister Wigglesworth, Blueberry Pie, and Barry. You can check out the rest of the starting lineup at TVLine. You can watch the Puppy Bowl right now at Animal Planet.