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Dog relay race is the best halftime entertainment in history of basketball

The Southern California men’s basketball team beat Washington on Wednesday in Seattle, but Huskies fans didn’t go home feeling totally sad.

That’s because the halftime show was awesome. It was a dog relay race, and it had everything you could hope for: a close competition, one pup who went rogue and, of course, many, many good dogs.

This video is from Tim Booth, an Associated Press writer and that absolutely could have been my dog at the end of the race (you’ll know which one when you see it):

Earlier this year, the Stanford women’s basketball team had a dog agility course at halftime of its game.

This video is from Janie McCauley, another Associated Press writer:

Last month at Iowa, there were dogs catching flying discs. A student at Iowa had this video:

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