Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, October 18, 2020. It’s Sunday.
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This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:
In other LGBT Sports news...
Following alumna CeCé Telfer’s historic accomplishment, her university has buckled to pressure from feds: NH college rescinds transgender sports policy after federal case
Also new this morning...
Traylor writes: “I’m from Fort Worth, Texas, but moved to Oklahoma for college and consider that home. I played volleyball at Southwestern Christian University and hold the career ace and assist record. I was an assistant there after my four year career. NCCAA All-Region 1st Team. Now, I work in high school sports and have been the head volleyball coach at Norman High School for 2 years.”
If you’re an LGBTQ person in sports looking to connect with others in the community, head over to GO! SPACE to meet and interact with other LGBTQ athletes, or to Equality Coaching Alliance to find other coaches, administrators and other non-athletes in sports.
Highlights from Social Media:
Chris Mosier is enjoying autumn. And his mustache!
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It’s October & the leaves are changing. It’s my favorite time of year & time to run. These are small joys I’m savoring as the world around me swirls. And my mustache - that’s a joy! What do you think @coachbennett? #transathlete #runner #running #fall #autumn #autumnvibes
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“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” -Arthur Ashe There are many factors that lead to a successful race, many in your control and a few that aren’t. Manage those keys that you do control through preparation, focus and hard work. ... #coach #triathloncoach #ironmancoach #marathoncoach #ironman #ironmanflorida #orlando #motivation #inspiration #confidence #athlete #triathlete #gaytriathlete #gayathlete #roadtokona
I wish her a long life, an open heart and inclusion for all #TransWomenareWomen— Rami Elhusseini (@ramilhusseini) October 18, 2020
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. We have an encore episode of The Sports Kiki today! Deputy managing editor Alex Reimer says, “I’m *very* concerned about Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court. But her saying “sexual preference” in her nomination hearing is not a big deal. There are much more substantial things to focus on.” Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
NFL: Click here for ESPN’s schedule for Week 6 action!
NASCAR: Click here for ESPN’s Starting Grid for the NASCAR Cup Series at Kansas today
SOCCER: Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today
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