In this edition of The Sports inquirer Show, we preview the upcoming week in the NFL (4:00-19:00), Atlanta United advancing to the MLS Cup with audio from Michael Parkhurst and Tata Martino (19:00-27:00) and the week in college football with changes at Georgia State and Georgia Tech with audio from Shawn Elliott, Penny Hart and Paul Johnson as well as previewing championship weekend (27:00-47:00).
In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss:
-Atlanta United’s home win over the New York Red Bulls in the MLS Cup Playoffs with audio from Josef Martinez, Michael Parkhurst, Jeff Larentowicz and Tata Martino (4:00-26:00)
-The week in the NFL with a look at the playoff picture, the struggles in Jacksonville and Atlanta and respectability in Cleveland particularly with the Baker Mayfield/Hue Jackson incident (26:00-46:00)
-Our Thanksgiving experience without the family (46:00-51:00)
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Tata Martino following his team’s 3-0 home win over the New York Red Bulls in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Finals of the MLS Cup Playoffs on Nov. 25. Topics included thoughts on the win, adjusting to New York not pressing on defense, the contributions of Franco Escobar at defense, the play of Tito Villalba and Ezequiel Barco off the bench and the importance of keeping intensity for the second leg in New York on Nov. 29.