If there is one silver lining from sports being canceled due to the global coronavirus pandemic, it’s a bored sports announcer finding ways to pass the time. BBC broadcaster Andrew Cotter gave us a treat by posting a video of his dogs’ epic competition over a toy.
This is the pupset of the year (h/t AV Club). Thank you, Olive and Mabel, for bringing the drama of sports back, even if it was only for a minute.
Some sports are slower. More about the strategy. pic.twitter.com/JMBaGJ1tSd
— Andrew Cotter (@MrAndrewCotter) April 9, 2020
This isn’t the first time a sports broadcaster provided commentary on dogs being dogs. Fox Sports’ Joe Buck made sure to stay game-ready by asking people to send him videos of everyday things to commentate on. One highlight was ESPN personality Mina Kimes’ dog Lenny getting the Joe Buck treatment.
— Joe Buck (@Buck) March 24, 2020
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