Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, September 25, 2020. It’s Friday.
Your need to read time today is under a minute. BECAUSE IT’S FINALLY FRIDAY!
This Morning’s Sports Headlines:
She’s racing this weekend: Charlie Martin to reach a new milestone for this season and reaches for a new challenge for 2021
In other LGBTQ sports news...
‘We’ve been here before’: Examining MLB’s relationship with the LGBTQ+ community, A must-read story in The Athletic. Scroll down to see reaction on social media!
Also new this morning...
MetLife turf ruled OK upon review after San Francisco 49ers’ gripes, source tells ESPN
And the talker of the day: Neighbor calls police on Lightning fans screaming ‘shoot’
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:
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What are you doing Sunday? I know what our Shelby Weldon will be watching!
Thanks to our Ken Schultz for highlighting these tweets!
I remember Sean telling me how it felt to have a fan loudly chant a homophobic slur at him during a game. Embarrassment, rage, responsibility for everyone else within earshot, more rage. And then the pride he felt when his teammates stepped up, pushed back, and put a stop to it. https://t.co/k5OouIY1Gq— Eireann Dolan (@EireannDolan) September 23, 2020
Bitch, you seen Sue Bird play? Catch the eff up. https://t.co/KxblrfkJvA— Sarah Spain (@SarahSpain) September 24, 2020
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, it’s our Ken Schultz and 3 Strikes You’re Out! This week, Ken welcomes Cincinnati’s Mark Chalifoux, to talk Redlegs baseball and Thom Brennaman. Remember him? Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
WNBA: No games scheduled
NHL STANLEY CUP FINAL:
MLB NATIONALLY-TELEVISED GAMES:
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.
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