Names For Boy Dogs
Great For Those Who Love Sports


These names for boy dogs are dedicated those who love sports and want to show it in their dogs name.

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If you're a true blue sports fan, who wants to call their boy dog Fido, Bowser or Rover when there's so many other colorful names to choose from? What we mean by this is naming your boy dog after your favorite male athlete.

We figure by now you and your dog are scratching your heads wondering if there are ANY good names for boy dogs out there from the realm of sports and we say yes there are!

In fact, once you get thru our names for male dogs list below you'll agree that we've hit a hole in one, made a slam dunk, threw the game winning pass and knocked a grand slam when you found this names for boy dogs page!

So pull your pal up on the recliner with you, crack a brewsky and don't forget the nachos with extra cheese and enjoy going down our list where we're confident you'll find more than a few names for boy dogs that you'll like.

Agassi
Andre Agassi, famous tennis player

Aikman
Troy Aikman, Football Hall of Fame member

Ali
From Muhammad Ali, legendary boxer

Alomar
Roberto Alomar, member of the Baseball Hall of Fame

Alonso
Fernando Alonso, NASCAR driver

Andre
Andre Agassi, tennis rock star and good pick for your boy dog

Archie
Archie Griffin, only person to win the Heisman twice

Arnie
After Arnold Palmer the famous golfer

Ashe
Arthur Ashe, tennis superstar good for gray colored boy dogs

Babe
Babe Ruth, also known as the Sultan of Swat

Balboa
Rocky Balboa, boxing champ only in movies

Barkley
After Sir Charles, seems a perfect name for boy dogs

Becker
Boris Becker, tennis player

Beckham
Soccer player and model, good for a fashionable boy pup

Bjorn
Bjorn Borg, top tennis player

Bo
Bo Jackson, perfect choice for a boy dog that's atheletic

Boggs
Wade Boggs, amazing baseball slugger

Boomer
Boomer Esiason, former quarterback and now TV personality

Boris
Boris Becker, tennis champ and a great title for a boy dog

Bowe
Riddick Bowe, American professional boxer

Bowie
Bowie Kunh, 5th commisioner of MLB

Braddock
James Braddock, nicknamed The Cinderella Man

Brady
Tom Brady, New England quarterback

Breezie
Drew Breese, Saints quarterback

Brooks
Brooks Robinson, aka The Human Vacuum Cleaner, for a boy dog that eats a lot

Bruno
Frank Bruno, heavyweight boxing champ

Burton
Named for Jeff Burton, NASCAR driver, good for a fast boy dog

Butkus
Dick Butkus, legendary Bears linebacker

Cal
Cal Ripkin, member of the Baseball Hall of Fame

Cam
Cam Newton, Heisman winner and great as a names for boy dogs

Cannon
Billy Cannon, Heisman trophy winner

Canseco
Jose Canseco, Cuban-born baseball player

Carew
Rod Carew, AL Rookie of the Year in 1967, that was 322 dog years ago

Carson
Carson Palmer, Heisman winner

Casey
Casey Stengel colorful baseball player and manager

Cassius
Cassius Clay, birth name of Muhammad Ali

Cobb
Ty Cobb, nicknamed the Georgia Peach

Connor
Jimmy Connors, tennis player and good for bad boy dogs

Dale 
Dale Earnhardt legendary NASCAR driver

Dempsey
Jack Dempsey, also known as the Manassas Mauler

Deion
Deion Sanders, nicknamed Neon Deion, good for a boy dog with speed

DiMaggio
Joe DiMaggio baseball legend married Marilyn Monroe

Duran
Roberto Duran, Panamanian boxer

Edberg
Stefan Edberg, tennis player

Eller
Carl Eller, Vikings all time sack leader with 130.5, not sure how he got the .5

Elway
John Elway, legendary QB for the Denver Broncos

Emmitt
Emmitt Smith, retired running back, DWTS champ

Fingers
Rollie Fingers, popular as much for his handlebar mustache as his baseball skills

Foreman
George Foreman, loved his Lean Mean Fat Grillin Machine

Flacco
Joe Flacco, Ravens quarterback

Frazier
Joe Frazier, nickname was Smokin' Joe

Gordon
Jeff Gordon, NASCAR driver good for a fast boy dog

Griffin
Archie Griffin, only person to win the Heisman twice

Herschel
Herschel Walker, Heisman trophy winner

Holyfield
Evander Holyfield, for the boy dog that can take a punch

Honus
Honus Wagner, nicknamed the Flying Dutchman

Howie
Howie Long, defensive end, actor and commentator

Hulk
After wrestling legend Hulk Hogan

Ivan
Ivan Lendl, tennis player

Jenkins
Lew Jenkins, boxer, nicknamed The Living Death

Jeter
Derek Jeter, all-time Yankee hit leader

Koufax
Sandy Koufax, Dodgers legend

Jordan
Michael Jordan considered the best basketball player ever

Kobe
NBA star guard for the L.A. Lakers Kobe Bryant

LeBron
Nicknamed King James plays forward for Miami Heat

Lefty
Lefty Grove, popular baseball player, good for a liberal boy dog

Lennox
Lennox Claudius Lewis, professional boxer

Louis
Joe Louis, famous boxer 1920's to 40's

Madden
John Madden, Football Hall of Fame, colorful announcer

Magic
Magic Johnson NBA superstar

Manny
Manny Pacquino, welterweight champ

Marino
Dan Marino, good for the boy dog that's a Miami Dolphins fan

Marshall
Marshall Faulk, Football Hall of Fame member

McGraw
Tug McGraw, 1980 World Series champ

Mickey
Mickey Mantle, Yankees and partier legend

Oscar
Oscar de la Hoya, retired boxer, for your golden boy dog

Ozzie
Ozzie Newsome, member Football Hall of Fame

Palmer
Jim Palmer, Orioles legend

Pascal
Jean Pascal, boxer

Pele
Famous Brazilian soccer player

Primo
Primo Carnera, boxer and a mediocre Hawaiian beer

Ricky
Ricky Henderson, member of the Baseball Hall of Fame

Riddick
Riddick Bowe, American professional boxer

Ripkin
Cal Ripkin, MLB great that played 2632 consecutive games

Rocky
Rocky Marciano, heavyweight boxing champ

Romo
Tony Romo, Dallas quarterback

Rose
Pete Rose, former Phillies player with a gambling habit

Russell
Bill Russell of NBA basketball fame

Sebastian 
Sebastian Vettel, Formula 1 driver   

Shaq
Shaquille O'Neal L.A. Lakers center, good for large dog

Sharkey
Jack Sharkey, heavyweight boxing champ

Sonny
Sonny Liston, American boxer

Speed
Named after Scott Speed, a NASCAR driver

Starr
Named for David Starr, NASCAR driver

Stewart
Named for Tony Stewart, NASCAR driver

Stitch
Michale Stitch, tennis player,good for a boy dog that fights a lot

Tate
John Tate, heavyweight boxing champ

Tebow
Tim Tebow, first sophomore to win the Heisman

Tiger
After Tiger Woods the greatest golfer ever

Tyson
Mike Tyson, boxer and ear biter, good for a boy dog with a glass jaw

Uecker
Bob Uecker, aka Mr. Baseball

Vinny
Vinny Testaverde, Heisman trophy winner

Whitey
Whitey Herzog, MLB scout, manager, general manager and a good guy

Yogi
Yogi Berra, Yankees legendary color man

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