Sports Inquirer Show 101: MLS is Back Tournament, Atlanta United, MLB, NBA, NFL #sportsinquirer #mlsisback #atlutd #uniteandconquer (7.21.20)

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

Sports Inquirer Show 101: MLS is Back Tournament, Atlanta United, MLB, NBA, NFL (7.21.20)

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Club America CONCACAF Champions League presser (3.9.20) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #sccl2020

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 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.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco pre-FC Cincinnati home presser (3.5.20) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer #fccincy #allforcincy

Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco #8 battles for the ball during the first half of the 2020 MLS season opener between Atlanta United FC and Nashville SC at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee, on Saturday February 29, 2020. (Photo by Jacob Gonzalez/Atlanta United)

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.