Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, October 19, 2020. Oh, boy, it’s another Monday.
Your need to read time today is under 90-seconds.
This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:
Coming to outsports.com at 11 a.m. EDT: Jessica Andrade makes history in UFC flyweight debut
In other LGBT Sports news...
Perception of ‘cute white girls’ helps U.S. women’s soccer: Sue Bird, who added “It’s how society and how the outside world is willing to accept the cute girl next door, but not willing to accept, or embrace, or not judge these basketball players who are tall, Black, gay.”
- Scroll down to social media to see why Sunday was a special day for Bird!
Also new this morning...
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:
Congratulations to the @Dodgers, who are headed to the #WorldSeries! Game 7 was a great team effort.— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) October 19, 2020
Cheers to #NLCS MVP @coreyseager_5, and to Mookie Betts: a true sign of greatness is when you make those around you better. #Dodgers #NLChamps https://t.co/n8C6E8qvaT
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Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, Cyd Zeigler is back with a fresh episode of Five Rings To Rule Them All: New questions emerge about Beijing hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, plus much more. Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
Another NFL Monday Night Football Double Header:
MLB World Series begins tomorrow night!
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.
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