Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, December 4, 2020. It’s Finally Friday.
Your need to read time today is 90-seconds, as usual.
This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:
Coming to Outsports by 9 a.m. EST: Steve Kornacki will break down the NFL playoff picture for NBC Sports
In other LGBT Sports news...
The U.K. newspaper The Telegraph has this exclusive story declaring Rainbow Laces “completely ineffective,” but it is hiding it behind a paywall, so we can’t tell you why or what else it says. Suspicious, that is.
Also new this morning...
The American Volleyball Coaches Association and Equality Coaching Alliance are partnering for a Diversity and Inclusion Gathering during the AVCA Virtual Coaches Convention this month. Click here to contact Giovana Melo for more information.
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:
Sky Sports tweeted about a new partnership Facebook has launched with a U.K. group called Kick It Out: Their new campaign, “Take A Stand,” is an action-led initiative giving fans the tools to empower them, to call out discrimination, wherever they see it.
Facebook and Kick It Out have launched 'Take A Stand' - an action-led initiative giving fans the tools to empower them to call out discrimination wherever they see it. pic.twitter.com/0odoxB4GJ7— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) December 3, 2020
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, our Ken Schultz returns with a new episode of the Outsports podcast 3 Strikes You’re Out. This week, he’s joined by Yankees fan Theo Rabinowitz of CBS Sports, who’s been to more than 21 baseball stadiums. They decided to compare their Top 10s of all time. Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
Louisiana vs. Appalachian State at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of men’s college basketball action today.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of women’s college basketball action today.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.
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