The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Georgia State football head coach Shawn Elliott following the team’s 37-34 home defeat to Coastal Carolina in Sun Belt action on Oct. 27. Topics included the loss, the Panthers’ comeback from a 17-0 first quarter deficit, defensive struggles and aiding Penny Hart after critical drops on offense.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Tata Martinobefore his team’s practice on Oct. 26. In part two of the session topics included the team’s preparations for its visit to Toronto for the regular season finale on Oct. 28 and the importance of winning the Supporter’s Shield for the Atlanta organization.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Chris McCann before his team’s practice on Oct. 26. Topics included the impending departure of manager Tata Martino at the end of the season, the manager’s impact on his career, choosing to play in Atlanta without a manager two years ago and the physical and mental approach of the team to the regular season finale at Toronto on Oct. 26 with Supporter’s Shield implications.