Hello and welcome to On Deck Circle for today, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021.
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Today’s LGBTQ Sports History Highlight:
On this day in 2018: The U.S. Olympic women’s ice hockey team wins gold for the first time in 20 years with a 4-3 shootout victory over Canada in Pyeongchang.
Today’s Outsports Headlines:
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GO! SPACE is spreading the word about the 2021 Summer RISE Internship Program opportunities for interested college students. RISE is a national nonprofit that educates and empowers the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations. Click here to learn more.
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.
Social Media Spotlight:
Watch for the not so-subtle message to baby Sloane and her mamas Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris from Megan Rapinoe after scoring a goal at the She Believes Cup:
Today’s Outsports Podcast:
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, Cyd Zeigler revisits a memorable episode of Five Rings To Rule Them All: Race, Protests and the Olympic Games.
Today’s Sports Calendar:
MLB Spring Training:
Full-squad workouts start today. Click here for MLB’s guide to your favorite teams’ schedules.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of men’s pro hockey action today.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of men’s pro basketball action today.
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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