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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer presser 2.19.19 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #concacaf — February 19, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer presser 2.19.19 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #concacaf

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

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer 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, de Boer’s impressions of the team in his first training camp, an update on the availability/training of Darlington Nagbe, the starting job competition between Brek Shea and George Bello and the need to rotate players for multiple competitions.

Atlanta United Frank de Boer presser (2.19.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Jeff Larentowicz presser 2.19.19 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #concacaf —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Jeff Larentowicz presser 2.19.19 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #concacaf

Atlanta United player Jeff Larentowicz
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Jeff Larentowicz 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, working with new manager Frank de Boer and the intensity of training sessions.

Atlanta United Jeff Larentowicz post-practice presser 2.19.19

Fighting Peaches: Georgia State basketball Ron Hunter post-South Alabama presser 2.15.19 #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt — February 15, 2019

Fighting Peaches: Georgia State basketball Ron Hunter post-South Alabama presser 2.15.19 #sportsinquirer #gsupanthers #sunbelt

Georgia State men’s basketball head coach Ron Hunter
Photo credit: Dan Wilson Photography (Georgia State Athletics)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Georgia State men’s basketball head coach Ron Hunter following his team’s 90-81 home win over South Alabama in Sun Belt Conference action on Feb. 15. Topics included thoughts on the win, the Panthers overcoming an 18-point second-half deficit, the play of Malik Benlevi, D’Marcus Simonds and Damon Wilson, Georgia State’s defensive effort and the importance of earning a conference win in this stage of the regular season.

Georgia State Ron Hunter post-South Alabama presser 2.15.19
Sports Inquirer Show 52 (2.14.19) #sportsinquirer #nba #nbatradedeadline #signingday #atlutd — February 14, 2019

Sports Inquirer Show 52 (2.14.19) #sportsinquirer #nba #nbatradedeadline #signingday #atlutd

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

-The NBA Trade Deadline in Stagger Screen particularly the Atlanta Hawks’ approach with audio from head coach Lloyd Pierce and player Kent Bazemore, the transactions within the Eastern Conference, the potential implosion of the Los Angeles Lakers with LeBron James and Kevin Durant’s sensitivity sensitivity towards the media. (4:00-28:00)
-College National Signing Day in the Technical State of Georgia Athletics including audio from Georgia State football head coach Shawn Elliott. (28:00-36:00)
-Joe Flacco’s trade to the Denver Broncos, the lack of action in MLB free agency and the conclusion of Atlanta United’s preseason in the MIscellaneous Department. (36:00-44:00)

Sports Inquirer Show 52 (2.14.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United 2 Stephen Glass presser (2.7.19) #atlutd #sportsinquirer — February 8, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United 2 Stephen Glass presser (2.7.19) #atlutd #sportsinquirer

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 new Atlanta United 2 manager Stephen Glass following his team’s practice on Feb. 7. Topics included accepting the position, Glass’ previous experience working within Atlanta’s academy system, the development of potential first team players Miles Robinson and George Bello with United 2 last season, the decision process of bringing players to United 2 from the academy and preparing for the 2019 campaign.


Atlanta United 2 manager Stephen Glass presser (2.7.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United 2 Jack Metcalf presser (2.7.19) #atlutd #sportsinquirer —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United 2 Jack Metcalf presser (2.7.19) #atlutd #sportsinquirer

Atlanta United player Jack Metcalf
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications/(Karl L. Moore)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United 2 player and captain Jack Metcalf following his team’s practice on Feb. 7. Topics included the comfort level of the team in its second year of existence, handling working with younger teammates, the potential of players reaching the first team from United 2 similar to George Bello and Miles Robinson and preparing for the 2019 campaign.

Atlanta United 2 Jack Metcalf presser (2.7.19)