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Fighting Peaches: Georgia State football Dan Ellington post-Coastal Carolina presser 10.27.18 #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt — October 28, 2018

Fighting Peaches: Georgia State football Dan Ellington post-Coastal Carolina presser 10.27.18 #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt

Georgia State football Dan Ellington
Georgia State football quarterback Dan Ellington prepares to throw ball in contest against Kennesaw State.
(Jason Getz/ Georgia State Athletics)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Georgia State football player Dan Ellington following his team’s 37-34 home loss to Coastal Carolina in Sun Belt action on Oct. 27. The junior quarterback threw for 231 yards and a touchdown in the defeat. Topics included the loss and areas of improvement for the offense.

 

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Tata Martino presser Part 3 10.26.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #uniteandconquer #mls —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Tata Martino presser Part 3 10.26.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #uniteandconquer #mls

Atlanta United Tata Martino
Atlanta United manager Tata Martino
Photo credit: Atlanta United

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Tata Martino before his team’s practice on Oct. 26. Topics included his thoughts on leaving Atlanta United, Copa Libertadores, the four remaining teams from Brazil and his native Argentina and the reports of the potential involvement of Major League Soccer in future editions of the competition.

Fighting Peaches: Georgia State football Shawn Elliot post-Coastal Carolina presser 10.27.18 #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt — October 27, 2018

Fighting Peaches: Georgia State football Shawn Elliot post-Coastal Carolina presser 10.27.18 #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt

Georgia State football Shawn Elliott
Georgia State football head coach Shawn Elliott.
(Jason Getz/ Georgia State Athletics)

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.

 

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Tata Martino presser Part 2 10.26.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #uniteandconquer #mls —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Tata Martino presser Part 2 10.26.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #uniteandconquer #mls

Atlanta United Tata Martino
Atlanta United manager Tata Martino
Photo credit: Atlanta United

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Tata Martino before 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.

 

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Chris McCann pre-Toronto presser 10.26.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #uniteandconquer —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Chris McCann pre-Toronto presser 10.26.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #uniteandconquer

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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.

 

The Sports Inquirer Show 40 (10.26.18) #sportsinquirershow #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #mls #nfl #nflpicks #worldseries #gsupanthers #ksuowls — October 26, 2018

The Sports Inquirer Show 40 (10.26.18) #sportsinquirershow #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #mls #nfl #nflpicks #worldseries #gsupanthers #ksuowls

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In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss:

-Atlanta United’s 2-1 home win over Chicago, preparing for its regular season finale at Toronto and the impending departure of manager Tata Martino at the end of the season. Audio from Michael Parkhurst, Julian Gressel and Martino. (5:00-28:00)

-The upcoming week in the NFL with our predictions and thoughts on Le’Veon Bell’s continued holdout, the hot start of the Los Angeles Rams, Minnesota’s revival and the ineptitude of the Oakland Raiders and New York Giants. (28:00-49:00)

-The Miscellaneous Department featuring the local state of college football programs such as Georgia State, Georgia, Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State, the World Series and the Atlanta Hawks’ start to the NBA season. (49:00-57:00)