But even easier to get behind when they’re actually dogs.
On Friday night, the UMBC Retrievers became a household name — we here in Maryland, where the Chesapeake Bay retriever is our official dog have known about the Catonsville institution for sometime — with an historic 16-over-1 win in the NCAA basketball tournament.
Before the game even tipped off, the UMBC men’s team had basketball fans cheering for them, simply because they were the Retrievers.
If you’re feeling sad about UMBC’s a loss to Kansas State on Sunday, don’t fret. There’s no better comfort than cuddling up with a good puppy. And judging by the replies to this tweet from UMBC Athletics, there are plenty of dogs willing to take up that task.
You know what, let's get pumped the only way we know how....Send us all the dog pix