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).
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).
In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss:
-The MLS is Back Tournament particularly the struggles of Atlanta United with audio from manager Frank de Boer, players Jeff Larentowicz and Mo Adams, the emergence of Toronto’s Ayo Akinola and LAFC’s Diego Rossi, Columbus’ strong form and the organization of the event itself in the Original Free Kick
-Major League Baseball moving through summer training in Beanball
-The continued preparations of the NBA and WNBA in the Backdoor Cut
-The potential cancellation of NFL preseason games and the retirement of Antonio Brown in the Gridiron Blitz
-The deaths of civil rights legends Mr. John Lewis and minister C.T. Vivian in the Miscellaneous Department
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following the team’s practice March 9.
Topics included new players JJ Williams and Manuel Castro and their potential roles with the team, an injury update on Anton Walkes, Miles Robinson and Franco Escobar, the team’s handling of the Coronavirus and preparing to visit Club America in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League March 11.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Ezequiel Barco following his team’s practice Mar. 5.
Topics included the torn ACL injury of teammate Josef Martinez, whether Barco’s role with the team will change with Martinez’s injury and the team preparing to host FC Cincinnati Mar. 7.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following his team’s practice Mar. 5.
Topics included an injury update of Josef Martinez who suffered a torn ACL against Nashville Feb. 29, the team seeking a striker to replace Martinez, the potential of Adam Jahn becoming the starting forward and the team preparing to host FC Cincinnati in MLS play Mar. 7.