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Sports Inquirer Show 170: Atlanta United hosts New England, NBA Finals, Candace Parker on NBA 2K Cover, Major League Baseball second half preview (7.16.21) — July 16, 2021

Sports Inquirer Show 170: Atlanta United hosts New England, NBA Finals, Candace Parker on NBA 2K Cover, Major League Baseball second half preview (7.16.21)

In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we preview Atlanta United’s upcoming home contest against the New England Revolution highlighting the impact of homegrown players and Josef Martinez’s mysterious training habits with audio from manager Gabriel Heinze as well as players George Campbell and Tyler Wolff in addition to Argentina winning the Copa America and Italy winning Euro 2020 in the Original Free Kick (4:23-29:59).

We also delve into the NBA Finals as well as the impact of Candace Parker and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar being on the cover of NBA 2K in the Backdoor Cut (30:00-37:05).

Finally, we preview the second half of the Major League Baseball season in Beanball (37:05-50:18).


Sports Inquirer Show 170: Atlanta United hosts New England, NBA Finals, Candace Parker on NBA 2K Cover, Major League Baseball second half preview (7.16.21)
Sports Inquirer Show 169: MLB All-Star Game, Atlanta United, Atlanta United 2, NBA Finals, Rachel Nichols vs. Maria Taylor, Stephen A. Smith vs. Shohei Ohtani (7.14.21) — July 14, 2021

Sports Inquirer Show 169: MLB All-Star Game, Atlanta United, Atlanta United 2, NBA Finals, Rachel Nichols vs. Maria Taylor, Stephen A. Smith vs. Shohei Ohtani (7.14.21)

In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss the Major League Baseball All-Star Game festivities in Beanball (1:51-18:38), Atlanta United’s road draw against Nashville with audio from manager Gabriel Heinze along with players Anton Walkes and Jackson Conway (18:39-29:27) as well as Atlanta United 2’s home draw against Indianapolis with audio from manager Jack Collison and player Connor Stanley (29:27-34:46) in the Original Free Kick. We also delve into the NBA Finals and the exhibition games for the United States men’s basketball team ahead of the Olympics in the Backdoor Cut (34:46-44:41). Finally we get into the ESPN media drama between Maria Taylor and Rachel Nichols as well as Stephen A. Smith’s questionable comments about Shohei Ohtani in the Miscellaneous Department (44:41-54:44).

Sports Inquirer Show 169: MLB All-Star Game, Atlanta United, Atlanta United 2, NBA Finals, Rachel Nichols vs. Maria Taylor, Stephen A. Smith vs. Shohei Ohtani (7.14.21)
Sports Inquirer Show 166: NBA Playoffs, Atlanta Hawks advance, Ben Simmons struggles, Atlanta United visits NYC FC, Major League Baseball’s sticky situation (6.23.21) — June 23, 2021

Sports Inquirer Show 166: NBA Playoffs, Atlanta Hawks advance, Ben Simmons struggles, Atlanta United visits NYC FC, Major League Baseball’s sticky situation (6.23.21)

In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we break down the NBA Playoffs including the dominance of the Phoenix Suns, the emergence of the Atlanta Hawks as well as the downfall of Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia Sixers in the Backdoor Cut (2:55-30:15), Atlanta United preparing to visit New York City FC with audio from manager Gabriel Heinze as well as players George Bello, Brooks Lennon and Ezequiel Barco in the Original Free Kick (30:16-41:58) and Major League Baseball’s mishandling of handling doctored baseballs in the Miscellaneous Department (41:59-47:05).


Sports Inquirer Show 166: NBA Playoffs, Atlanta Hawks advance, Ben Simmons struggles, Atlanta United visits NYC FC, Major League Baseball’s sticky situation (6.23.21)
Sports Inquirer Show 151: Atlanta United in CONCACAF Champions League, Georgia Tech spring football, Atlanta Dream open training camp, MLB and interview with Georgia State men’s golf Josh Edgar (4.27.21) — April 27, 2021

Sports Inquirer Show 151: Atlanta United in CONCACAF Champions League, Georgia Tech spring football, Atlanta Dream open training camp, MLB and interview with Georgia State men’s golf Josh Edgar (4.27.21)

In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we preview the upcoming CONCACAF Champions League matchup between Atlanta United and the Philadelphia Union with audio from Atlanta manager Gabriel Heinze and players Jake Mulraney and Ezequiel Barco in the Original Free Kick (3:00-10:30), look at the early portion of the Major League Baseball season in Beanball (10:30-27:23), recap the Georgia Tech football spring game with audio from head coach Geoff Collins along with players Juanyeh Thomas and Ayinde Eley in the Technical State of Georgia Athletics (27:23-32:28), the opening of training camp for the Atlanta Dream with audio from head coach Nicki Collen and player Shatori Walker-Kimbrough in the Backdoor Cut (32:29-38:03) and our exclusive conversation with Georgia State men’s golf player Josh Edgar in our interview spotlight (38:07-51:25).


Sports Inquirer Show 151: Atlanta United in CONCACAF Champions League, Georgia Tech spring football, Atlanta Dream open training camp, MLB and interview with Georgia State men’s golf Josh Edgar (4.27.21)
Sports Inquirer Show 145: Atlanta United, Braves/Phillies blown MLB call, Matsuyama wins Masters, Georgia Tech volleyball in NCAA Tournament (4.12.21) — April 12, 2021

Sports Inquirer Show 145: Atlanta United, Braves/Phillies blown MLB call, Matsuyama wins Masters, Georgia Tech volleyball in NCAA Tournament (4.12.21)

In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we break down Atlanta United’s 1-0 win over LD Alajuelense in Leg One of its Round of 16 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League match with audio from manager Gabriel Heinze and player Anton Walkes in the Original Free Kick (3:00-13:00), Hideki Matsuyama winning the Masters and the blown call in the Atlanta Braves/Philadelphia Phillies MLB game in the Miscellaneous Department (13:00-22:00) and our exclusive interview with Georgia Tech volleyball head coach Michelle Collier ahead of the NCAA Tournament in the Technical State of Georgia Athletics (22:00-38:00).


Sports Inquirer Show 145: Atlanta United, Braves/Phillies blown MLB call, Matsuyama wins Masters, Georgia Tech volleyball in NCAA Tournament (4.12.21)
Sports Inquirer Show 144: Baylor wins NCAA Basketball title, Atlanta United in Champions League, Major League Baseball season begins, Netflix viewing habits (4.6.21) — April 6, 2021

Sports Inquirer Show 144: Baylor wins NCAA Basketball title, Atlanta United in Champions League, Major League Baseball season begins, Netflix viewing habits (4.6.21)

In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we recap Baylor’s win over Gonzaga in the NCAA men’s basketball championship game and Hubert Davis as the new head coach at North Carolina (2:00-19:00), Atlanta United opening its 2021 campaign against LD Alajuelense in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League with audio from players Brad Guzan and Mikey Ambrose (19:00-28:00), the start of the Major League Baseball season and the All-Star Game moving from Atlanta to Denver (28:00-41:00) and my reviews of the White Boy and Challenger documentaries on Netflix (41:00-47:00).

Sports Inquirer Show 144: Baylor wins NCAA Basketball title, Atlanta United in Champions League, Major League Baseball season begins, Netflix viewing habits (4.6.21)