Good morning and welcome back to The Huddle for today, January 4, 2021. It’s Monday, the first of the New Year. If you were able to take a break as we did, hope y’all had a safe and happy time off.

Your need to read time today is under 90-secondsl.

This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:

Check out San Jose Sharks forward Kurtis Gabriel’s new rainbow Pride flag skates

Also new this morning…

6 winners and 2 losers from Week 17 in the NFL

Washington Football Team Defeats Philadelphia Eagles 20-14, Clinches NFC East Title

Packers clinch #1 seed in NFC, earn first-round bye & home-field advantage in playoffs

Eagles remove Hurts and Giants players, fans are beside themselves

Jacksonville Jaguars part ways with coach Doug Marrone

Steph Curry scores a career-high 62 points


Congrats to ECA member Matt Lynch for making Forbes 30 under 30!

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:

Outsports Male Athlete of the Year Rob Kearney posted this heartwarming message to his husband Joey on Instagram using the hashtag #gayathlete: “Life with you is so much fun.”

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 Cyd Zeigler shares an encore episode of Five Rings To Rule Them All with public health expert Stephanie Zaza from the American College of Preventive Medicine. What’s her coronavirus forecast for the football playoffs and the summer Olympics? 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


Click here for ESPN’s schedule of men’s pro basketball today.


Click here for ESPN’s schedule of men’s college basketball action today.


Click here for espnW’s schedule of women’s college basketball action today.


Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.

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