Good morning and welcome to a holiday edition of The Huddle for today, November 26, 2020. It’s Thanksgiving Day here in the United States. If you’re celebrating, I hope you enjoy the holiday safely. My team and I are taking today and tomorrow off to be with loved ones, friends or to just relax for a bit.
Also today: our friends in the UK are celebrating the launch of this year’s Rainbow Laces. Scroll down for details!
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This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:
Today and tomorrow, we’ll be filling the Outsports homepage and social media with our favorite Thanksgiving Day stories as well as some of the biggest Outsports stories of 2020.
In other LGBT Sports news...
Also new this morning...
- But we cannot forget this headline from 2018: Diego Maradona just yelled an anti-gay slur in the middle of the World Cup
The Equality Coaching Alliance saluted member Doshia Woods on her first career victory as a head coach in women’s college basketball. University of Denver’s Meghan Boyd scored a career record 20-points in the 72-56 victory over Air Force.
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:
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, download a special Thanksgiving Day episode of the Outsports podcast LGBT In The Ring from our Brian Bell and his partner KC! They watched a battle royal between a number of Japanese regional mascots known as Yuru-Chara, including the baseball bat-wielding legend Chiitan. And New Japan Pro Wrestling legend Masahiro Chono was there cheering them on. It’s such a gratifying 15 minutes of chaos that they had to chat about it. Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
NFL Week 12:
The Washington Team vs. Dallas Cowboys at 4:30 p,m. EST on FOX.
New Mexico Lobos vs. Utah State Aggies at 7 p.m. EST on FS1.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.
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