Thunder Puppies is a MMORPG that is run by Pupswoof and Flamewolf. It has some references to Backyard Sports.
Haley saying “Hmm, I wonder if there was Juice around here somewhere. It would refuel me certainly.”
Lightning’s hairstyle during mission 2 looks a little familiar. Similar to how Reese Worthington has his hair done.
Nitro is goofy. Comparable to Vinny The Gooch.
Thunder Puppies is a computer game that hold a lot of references to other things. Backyard Sports included.
Maybe there might be a crossover.