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Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks John Collins post-practice presser (2.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlantahawks #nba — February 28, 2019

Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks John Collins post-practice presser (2.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlantahawks #nba

Atlanta Hawks player John Collins
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks player John Collins following his team’s practice on Feb. 28. Topics included the team’s home win over Minnesota the previous night, winning close contests, working alongside teammates Trae Young and DeAndre’ Bembry and Collins’ experiences at All-Star Weekend.

Atlanta Hawks John Collins post-practice presser (2.28.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer, Brad Guzan #CONCACAF Champions League presser (2.27.19) #atlutd #sportsinquirer — February 27, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer, Brad Guzan #CONCACAF Champions League presser (2.27.19) #atlutd #sportsinquirer

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications
Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer and goalkeeper Brad Guzan ahead of the team’s CONCACAF Champions League home match against CS Herediano on Feb. 28. Topics included Atlanta seeking to overcome a two-goal deficit, the defensive struggles in the 3-1 loss in the first match and balancing the competition with the Major League Soccer schedule.

Atlanta United Frank de Boer, Brad Guzan CONCACAF presser (2.27.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Josef Martinez post-practice presser (2.26.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #concacaf — February 26, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Josef Martinez post-practice presser (2.26.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #concacaf

Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez dribbles ball during home contest against the Chicago Fire.
Photo credit: Atlanta United / Eric Rossitch

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Josef Martinez following his team’s practice on Feb. 26. Topics included the team’s preparations for its home contest against CS Herediano in the CONCACAF Champion’s League on Feb. 28, playing the “home” match at Kennesaw State, looking to overcome a two-goal deficit in the competition, personal and team goals for 2019 and continued adjustments working under new manager Frank de Boer.

Atlanta United Josef Martinez presser (2.26.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Julian Gressel post-practice presser (2.26.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #concacaf —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Julian Gressel post-practice presser (2.26.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #concacaf

Atlanta United player Julian Gressel
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Julian Gressel following his team’s practice on Feb. 26. Topics included the team’s preparations for its home contest against CS Herediano in the CONCACAF Champion’s League on Feb. 28, playing the “home” match at Kennesaw State and continued adjustments working under new manager Frank de Boer.

Atlanta United Julian Gressel presser (2.26.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst presser 2.19.19 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #concacaf — February 20, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst presser 2.19.19 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #concacaf

Atlanta United defender Michael Parkhurst plays ball in contest
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United defender and captain Michael Parkhurst following his team’s practice on Feb. 19. Topics included the team’s preparation for its road contest against CS Herediano in Costa Rica for the CONCACAF Champion’s Leagueon on Feb. 21, playing in foreign countries as an American MLS team within CONCACAF, working with new manager Frank de Boer and the development of young player Miles Robinson and George Bello.

Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst presser (2.19.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Darlington Nagbe presser 2.19.19 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #concacaf —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Darlington Nagbe presser 2.19.19 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #concacaf

Atlanta United entrance ahead of home contest against Montreal Impact
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications (Karl L. Moore)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Darlington Nagbe following his team’s practice on Feb. 19. Topics included the team’s preparation for its road contest against CS Herediano in Costa Rica for the CONCACAF Champion’s League on on Feb. 21, his lack of availability during the early stages of training camp and working with new manager Frank de Boer.

Atlanta United Darlington Nagbe presser (2.19.19)