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The Clean Cut: Puppy Bowl XIV scores high in cuteness
Puppy Bowl 2018 included rescue dogs from around the country. - photo by Caresa Alexander Randall
SALT LAKE CITY It was a tough loss. The game between the returning MVP and the underdog team had some hotly contested plays. Tensions ran high. But were not talking about this years Super Bowl. Its Animal Planets Puppy Bowl XIV that took place Sunday in a Manhattan studio.

"Its basically drag a chew toy into the end zone," said referee Dan Schachner about the rules in an interview with CBS Sunday Morning. "It doesn't matter which end zone. You can play for the other team. We don't care.

Ninety pups played in this years 14th season of Puppy Bowl, according to ET online. Many of the players came from rescue shelters across the country, including one pup who was found on the streets in Mexico.

In an interview with, Schachner said some of the pups are special needs dogs and some were saved from natural disasters.

Schachner told CBS Sunday Morning that dogs in the Puppy Bowl have a 100 percent adoption rate.

Check out Team Ruff vs. Team Fluff, where penalties of intentional growling, unsportsdog-like conduct and kissing up to the ref are celebrated.

Watch the entire Puppy Bowl here.
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