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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer preseason presser (1.31.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer — January 31, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer preseason presser (1.31.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer spoke with the media following his team’s preseason practice on Jan. 31. Topics including the transfer of Miguel Almiron to Newcastle United, impressions of the team in training camp, the rumors of Leandro Gonzalez Pirez’s departure, the potential field positioning of Ezequiel Barco and the potential of George Bello and Miles Robinson with their development within Atlanta’s youth system.

Atlanta United Frank de Boer preseason presser 1.31.19
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco preseason presser #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco preseason presser #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco (8) in contest against Chicago Fire.
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco spoke with the media following his team’s preseason practice on Jan. 31. Topics including former teammate Miguel Almiron’s record-setting transfer to Newcastle United, what that means for the rest of Major League Soccer, seeking improvement in his upcoming second year with the team, expectations for the 2019 campaign and assisting new teammate and fellow Argentinian Pity Martinez adjust to Atlanta and the United States.

Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco preseason presser 1.31.19
Fighting Peaches: Georgia State men’s basketball Devin Mitchell interview (1.26.19) #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt — January 26, 2019

Fighting Peaches: Georgia State men’s basketball Devin Mitchell interview (1.26.19) #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt

Georgia State men’s basketball player Devin Mitchell (24)
Photo credit: Dan Wilson Photography (Georgia State Athletics)

The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia State men’s basketball player Devin Mitchell following his team’s 77-71 Sun Belt Conference home win over UT Arlington on Jan. 26. He scored 10 points, all in the second half, in the victory in addition to having a team-high plus/minus rating of 16. Topics included thoughts on the win, increasing his offensive output in the second half, play of teammate Jordan Tyson as a starter and finding rest through the grueling conference schedule.

Georgia State men’s basketball player Devin Mitchell interview 1.26.19
Fighting Peaches: Georgia State men’s basketball Jeff Thomas interview (1.26.19) #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt —

Fighting Peaches: Georgia State men’s basketball Jeff Thomas interview (1.26.19) #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt

Georgia State men’s basketball player Jeff Thomas (30)
Photo credit: Dan Wilson Photography (Georgia State Athletics)

The Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia State men’s basketball player Jeff Thomas following his team’s 77-71 Sun Belt Conference home win over UT Arlington on Jan. 26. He scored a game-high 27 points to reach more than 1,000 in his career in the victory. Topics included the victory and picking up the offensive output for the Panthers with hot shooting from the perimeter.

Georgia State men’s basketball player Jeff Thomas interview (1.26.19)
Fighting Peaches: Georgia State basketball Ron Hunter post-UT Arlington presser 1.26.19 #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt #sunbeltmbb —

Fighting Peaches: Georgia State basketball Ron Hunter post-UT Arlington presser 1.26.19 #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt #sunbeltmbb

Georgia State men’s basketball head coach Ron Hunter
Photo credit: Georgia State Athletics

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Georgia State men’s basketball head coach Ron Hunter following his team’s 77-71 home victory over UT Arlington in Sun Belt Conference action on Jan. 26. Topics included the Panthers overcoming first-half offensive struggles particularly from D’Marcus Simonds who had one point, inserting Jordan Tyson into the starting lineup, the strong scoring of Jeff Thomas and Devin Mitchell, the contributions of Kane Williams off the bench and facing fatigue in the middle of conference play.

Georgia State men’s basketball Ron Hunter post-UT Arlington presser 1.26.19
Fighting Peaches: Georgia Tech basketball Michael Devoe presser (1.25.19) #sportsinquirer #togetherweswarm #ramblinwreck —