Hello and welcome to On Deck Circle for today, Friday, March 5, 2021.
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Today’s LGBTQ Sports History Highlight:
Today’s Outsports Headlines:
This trans athlete says football saved his life, and he’s fighting his state’s lawmakers to keep playing
Other LGBTQ Sports stories making news...
And I hope you’ll read a guest column I wrote for USA TODAY: Five stumbles on the path to transgender inclusion and fairness for all girls in sports
Today’s SB Nation’s top story...
Almost 100%, Em and I just saw a UFO drop straight out of the sky on our way home from dinner... we stopped and looked at each other and asked if either of us saw it... Very bright ball of light going straight down out of the sky towards Lake Travis. Anybody else witness this?— Baker Mayfield (@bakermayfield) March 4, 2021
Top LGBTQ News...
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:
Today’s Outsports Podcast:
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today on 3 Strikes You’re Out, our Ken Schultz chats with Brewers fan and friend of the pod John Egan of Wisconsin Sports Heroics about the Milwaukee team and its chances in 2021! Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar:
MLB Spring Training:
Exhibition games are underway! 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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