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)
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Meet the 'Michael Jordan of Dogs'
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