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The Huddle for Monday, Nov. 16, 2020

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

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Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, November 16, 2020. It’s Monday.

Your need to read time today is 90-seconds, as usual.


This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:

ICYMI over the weekend: The theme of the latest list of LGBT Sports winners and losers is Dennis Rodman.

Trans Awareness Week 2020 kicked off on Friday with this op-ed from our Karleigh Webb: Be aware that we want to play and we want to live


In other LGBT Sports news...

The Rocky Mountain Collegian takes a look at the relationship between the NCAA and transgender athletics for Transgender Awareness Week


Also new this morning...

Boeheim tests positive for COVID-19, SU pauses MBB activities

South Carolina fires football coach Will Muschamp

QB Jason Shelley dismissed from Utah State football team for violating team rules

Prayers answered as Kyler Murray delivers a Hail Mary to DeAndre Hopkins for a miracle Arizona Cardinals win

The historical significance of the Steelers 9-0 start

How the NFL playoff picture looks coming out of Week 10

Sources tell ESPN: Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis, eyeing bigger deal, declines option

L.A. Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda hospitalized

Dustin Johnson Won the Masters His Way, With His Brother at His Side

Scorecards reveal rounds Paul Felder won in controversial 48-47 tally in UFC Vegas 14 headliner

Vettel reveals what was said in emotional parc ferme moment with ‘greatest driver of our era’ Hamilton


OutShouts:

Outsports joins the Equality Coaching Alliance in congratulating Brandon Duncan on his new position!

Brandon Duncan
Miami Red Hawks

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:

Just in time for Trans Awareness Week: British auto racer Charlie Martin has a new vlog out today:

Mister Bam is inviting followers of the #gayathlete hashtag on Instagram to visit the Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill in Oakland, Calif.:

And here’s a prank from the Bristol Rovers Football Club’s Simon B. Hopkins that is just too funny not to share:

If you want your social media post to be included here, or to share one showcasing LGBTQ sports, email us the link at outsportshuddle@gmail.com or tag @Outsports on Instagram or Twitter!


Podcast Du Jour

Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. And this time, it’s When Podcasts Collide! Today, our Ken Schultz of 3 Strikes You’re Out chats with Cyd Zeigler on his Five Rings to Rule Them All podcast. The guys talk about Ken’s favorite Olympian: Tom Daley, and why he’s such a nice guy. Listen here:

This and all Outsports podcasts are available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and on every platform where you find Outsports!


Today’s Sports Calendar

NFL Week 10:

Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears at 8:15 p.m. EST on ESPN


SOCCER:

Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.


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