A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

RODEO

Sun, 12 Jun '22
Contest with lots of "tied" scores
Mon, 28 Feb '22
Contest with roping and riding
Fri, 28 Jan '22
Event with clowns
Fri, 3 Dec '21
Its participants are in for a wild ride
Wed, 15 Sep '21
Competition where you might pull a calf?
Fri, 13 Aug '21
Title of hits by Garth Brooks and Lil Nas X
Thu, 27 May '21
Sporting event in a ring
Sat, 6 Mar '21
Event whose organizers are concerned with brand recognition?