Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, November 27, 2020. Your need to read time today is just a little over 90-seconds.
It’s the day after Thanksgiving here in the U.S., as well as the 4th Friday of November, which retailers and consumers all around the world call Black Friday. Traditionally, that means the day on the calendar when merchants see positive earnings and profits and are “in the black,” as in black ink, as opposed to red ink, for losses. Read what Vox reported about Black Friday shopping during the pandemic by clicking here.
Speaking of Black Friday...
This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:
7 items on my Black Friday LGBTQ sports shopping list: My op-ed in search of some things not available on store shelves.
In other LGBT Sports news...
Also new this morning...
ICYMI: University of Denver head coach Doshia Woods notched her first career win on Wednesday as the DU Pioneers beat the Air Force Falcons 72-56 in the season opener.
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:
Thanksgiving with Mom, with masks. Thanks, Anthony Nicodemo:
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, our Ken Schultz delivers an encore presentation of his interview this past June with Bob Kendrick, the President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. It’s one of the very best museums in the country and an essential visit for every baseball fan! The NLBM is about amplifying the careers of Negro Leagues greats as well as the story of the leagues themselves. Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of college football today.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of men’s college basketball today.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of women’s college basketball today.
COLLEGE MEN’S HOCKEY:
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of action today.
Women’s International Friendly: Netherlands vs. USA at 12:35 p.m. EST on ESPN2
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of other soccer action today.
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