Good morning and can you believe, the ninth month of the year 2020 is exactly halfway over? Welcome to The Huddle for today, September 15, 2020. It’s Tuesday.
Your need to read time today is 90-seconds, as usual.
This Morning’s Sports Headlines:
In other LGBT Sports news...
Oh, good! Some Idahoans took part in a poll, putting civil rights to a vote: Two-thirds of Idaho residents support barring trans athletes from women’s sports; Poll finds that 60% of voters also support barring trans individuals from amending their birth certificates
Also new this morning...
Jason Gay writes in The Wall Street Journal: I Watch Sports for a Living. There Are Too Many Sports Right Now; After a long stretch without action, there’s a historic overload of games, and it’s both beautiful and exhausting. Do you feel the same? Let us know in the comments!
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:
My favorite moment from the first Monday Night Football game last night: The Steelers’ JuJu Smith Schuster celebrated a touchdown by mugging for the pylon camera:
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Words cannot describe how honored I am to be receiving the “Good Guy Award” at the 29th annual Torch Award ceremony from the Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus. This means a lot to me, especially with it coming from the dozens of women I look up to serving and/or running for office in Missouri and Kansas. Register, donate, and attend this year’s ceremony to pay homage to the 100 year anniversary of the 19th amendment and honor the numerous women serving our community. - (All proceeds go to helping candidates endorsed by the caucus!) (Photo by: @markallenmystic) - - - #vote #gkcwpc #missouri #kansas #change #kansascity #kc #kcmo #pride #september #explore #fall #photography #lgbtq #support #like #love #politics #lgbt #follow #register #2020 #instagay #monday #award #explorefeed #mensstyle #hope #gay #donate
When your Airbnb cancels on you the day you arrive to the US Open: pic.twitter.com/1krlMq6r90— Geno Bonnalie (@GenoBonnalie) September 15, 2020
P.S. Sorry guys: Geno’s straight and married to a woman.
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment, and fans of Level Playing Field will be delighted to know that Randy Boose will be back with a new episode today!
Today’s Sports Calendar
Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics at 6:40 p.m. EDT on ESPN
NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS:
MLB NATIONALLY-TELEVISED GAMES:
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.
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