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The Sports Inquirer Show 65 (Atlanta United, Women’s World Cup, Gold Cup, NBA Free Agency, Wimbledon, UFC 239) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #usmnt #uswnt #goldcup #ufc239 — July 9, 2019

The Sports Inquirer Show 65 (Atlanta United, Women’s World Cup, Gold Cup, NBA Free Agency, Wimbledon, UFC 239) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #usmnt #uswnt #goldcup #ufc239

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

-Atlanta United’s home tie against the New York Red Bulls, Atlanta’s defensive struggles, the inconsistency of Pity Martinez, the United States Women’s National Team winning the World Cup and its polarization of the sports landscape particularly equal pay and Megan Rapinoe and the struggles of the United States Men’s National Team to win the Gold Cup in Offside Trap (4:00-54:00)

-NBA Free Agency, Wimbledon, Coco Gauff, Serena Williams, the youth movement in Major League Baseball with Pete Alonzo, Vlad Guerrero, Jr., Ronald Acuna and others in the home run derby and a recap of UFC 239 in the Miscellaneous Department (54:00-65:00)

Sports Inquirer Show 65 (7.9.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Miles Robinson pre-Real Salt Lake presser (5.22.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #usmnt #usmenssoccer #goldcup — May 22, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Miles Robinson pre-Real Salt Lake presser (5.22.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #usmnt #usmenssoccer #goldcup

Atlanta United player Miles Robinson takes picture with supporters
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications
Atlanta United Miles Robinson pre-Real Salt Lake road presser (5.22.19)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United defender Miles Robinson following his team’s practice on May 22. Topics included Atlanta preparing to visit Real Salt Lake on May 24, physically and mentally recovering during the team’s condensed schedule, Robinson’s potential aspirations to play abroad and his selection to the preliminary list by the United States Men’s National Team for the Gold Cup.

Inside the inquirer: Post-match interview with United States men’s soccer goalkeeper Brad Guzan 7.22.15 — July 24, 2015
Inside the Inquirer: Prematch presser of United States Men’s National Team Gold Cup 7.21.15 — July 21, 2015

Inside the Inquirer: Prematch presser of United States Men’s National Team Gold Cup 7.21.15

By E. Marcel Pourtout, Editor

The Sports Inquirer attended the prematch presser of the United States Men’s Soccer Team after practice for the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals match against Jamaica at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on July 22. The team was represented by captain Michael Bradley and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann. Topics included preparations for Jamaica matchup, overall play of team including often-criticized back line and playing in Atlanta.

Inside the Inquirer: Prematch presser with Jamaican Men’s National Team 7/21/15 —

Inside the Inquirer: Prematch presser with Jamaican Men’s National Team 7/21/15

By E. Marcel Pourtout, Editor

The Sports Inquirer attended the pregame presser of the Jamaican National Men’s Team as it prepares to face the United States in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on July 21. Led by head coach Winfried Schafer, the topics included overall thoughts on the team making an unlikely run to the semifinals, the state of Jamaican soccer and facing the United States in Atlanta on a grand stage.

United States Men’s Soccer announces final CONCACAF Gold Cup Roster — June 23, 2015

United States Men’s Soccer announces final CONCACAF Gold Cup Roster

US_Soccer_Federation (1)Release from CONCACAF:

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) made public today the official final rosters submitted by the 12 Participating Member Associations for the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015, to be played from July 7-26 in 13 cities across the U.S. and Canada.

United States is the defending champion of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Along with the 2013 title, the U.S. secured half a ticket to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The Americans could clinch a berth in that intercontinental competition by defending their title in 2015. If the champion of the 2015 Gold Cup is any team other than the United States, that team will qualify for a playoff match against the U.S. to decide which CONCACAF national team will represent the region in the next Confederations Cup.

United States roster:

GK – Brad Guzan (Aston Villa/England); Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake/USA); William Yarbrough (Leon/Mexico)

DF – Ventura Alvarado (Club America/Mexico); John Brooks (Hertha Berlin/Germany); Timmy Chandler (Eintracht Frankfurt/Germany); Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders/USA); Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy/USA);
Fabian Johnson (Borussia Mönchengladbach/Germany); Tim Ream (Bolton Wanderers/England)

MF – Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake/USA); Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes/France); Michael Bradley (Toronto FC/Canada); Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo/USA); Mix Diskerud (New York City FC/USA); Alfredo Morales (Inglostadt 04/Germany); DeAndre Yedlin (Tottenham Hotspur/England); Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy/USA); Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City/USA);

FW – Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC/Canada); Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders/USA); Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar/Netherlands); Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes/USA)

2015 CONCACAF GOLD CUP Groups (In order of Group Position)

GROUP A: USA, Panama, Haiti, Honduras
GROUP B: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Canada, Jamaica
GROUP C: Mexico, Guatemala, Trinidad & Tobago, Cuba