Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, October 5, 2020. It’s Monday.
Your need to read time today is 90-seconds, as usual.
This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:
Our 7th most popular Coming Out story: Conner Mertens came out to his college football team. Now he comes out publicly.
Tonight at 8 p.m. EDT on Instagram Live: A special Outsports conversation with USA Olympic BMX Freestyle hopeful Chelsea Wolfe. Join our Karleigh Webb as she chats with Chelsea about being creative on the bike, pushing to Tokyo and making it to the pinnacle of her sport as a transgender athlete.
In other LGBT Sports news...
Also new this morning...
“I just released another song to all platforms! It would mean a lot to me if even just one of you listened ❤️“ Click here to listen:
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:
Director Ava DuVernay has focused her lens on the WNBA. Thanks to the players association for tweeting about it!
When an award-winning filmmaker and W SuperFan celebrates our members, we have to share it with the world! Thank you, Ms @Ava for elevating and inspiring! With much ❤️from The Wubble! pic.twitter.com/QbwXNdR22N— WNBPA (@TheWNBPA) October 4, 2020
Tim J. Landry posted this selfie on Instagram with the hilarious caption: “‘I joined a gym’ post but still want to dress like a runner ♂️”
Podcast Du Jour
Today’s Sports Calendar
NFL: Another Monday Night Football 2-fer!
New England Patriots vs. Kansas City Chiefs at 7:05 p.m. EDT on CBS
Atlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay at 8:50 p.m. EDT on ESPN
WNBA FINAL: NO GAME SCHEDULED
NBA FINAL: NO GAME SCHEDULED
MLB ALDS PLAYOFF GAME 1:
Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics at 4:07 p.m. EDT on TBS
New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at 8:07 p.m.EDT on TBS
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.
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