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…

Anthony Davis re-signs with Lakers on five-year, max deal

The Ravens might miss the playoffs because of their ‘Covid game’ loss

Seahawks WR Josh Gordon Conditionally Reinstated By NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

This Alabama high school football championship game has an ending that will break your heart

NBA City Edition jerseys ranked from dorkiest to coolest


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.

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

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:

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


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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