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Sports Inquirer Show 70 (8.20.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #campeonescup #nfl #nfltrainingcamp #nflpreseason — August 20, 2019

Sports Inquirer Show 70 (8.20.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #campeonescup #nfl #nfltrainingcamp #nflpreseason

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

-Atlanta United’s win over Club America to earn the Campeones Cup and the squad’s victory at Portland in MLS play with audio from Club America’s Miguel Herrera as well as Atlanta’s Frank de Boer, Jeff Larentowicz, Alec Kann, Florentin Pogba and Brad Guzan in the Free Kick. (4:00-32:00)

-The continuation of NFL Training Camps particularly the drama with Oakland Raiders’ wide receiver Antonio Brown and the three key things a team needs to achieve during the preseason in the Gridiron Blitz (32:00-40:00)

Sports Inquirer Show 70 (8.20.19)
Gridiron Blitz: Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan training camp presser (8.19.19) #sportsinquirer #atlantafalcons #nfl #riseup #falcons — August 19, 2019

Gridiron Blitz: Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan training camp presser (8.19.19) #sportsinquirer #atlantafalcons #nfl #riseup #falcons

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan following his team’s preseason practice on August 19. Topics included preparing for the upcoming preseason contest against Washington on August 22, working with the offensive line, having running back Devonta Freeman returning to the rotation and the continual preparation for the regular season.

Gridiron Blitz: Atlanta Falcons Dan Quinn training camp presser (8.19.19) #sportsinquirer #atlantafalcons #nfl #riseup —

Gridiron Blitz: Atlanta Falcons Dan Quinn training camp presser (8.19.19) #sportsinquirer #atlantafalcons #nfl #riseup

Atlanta Falcons’ head coach Dan Quinn
Photo credit: Getty Images

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn before his team’s training camp practice on August 19. Topics included the team’s emphasis on special teams in practice, a health update on several players, the depth of the running back position and using training camp as an opportunity to increase the individual versatility of players.

Sports Inquirer Show 69 (8.13.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #nycfc #raiders #cowboys #tiger #serena #nfltrainingcamp #epl — August 13, 2019

Sports Inquirer Show 69 (8.13.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #nycfc #raiders #cowboys #tiger #serena #nfltrainingcamp #epl

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

-Atlanta United’s home win over New York City FC with audio from Frank de Boer and Brad Guzan, Josef Martinez’s scoring records, the rest of MLS particularly Philadelphia’s emergence as a power in the Eastern Conference as well as the start of the English Premier League with the early dominance of Manchester City, Liverpool and Manchester United and struggles of Chelsea with Christian Pulisic in Offside Trap (7:00-35:00)

-The continuation of NFL Training Camps and the dysfunction of the Oakland Raiders with the Antonio Brown saga and the Dallas Cowboys with the contract issues of Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper in Gridiron Blitz (35:00-46:00)

-The injuries of sports legends Tiger Woods and Serena Williams proving that they’re like the rest of us and the exciting past weekend in professional wrestling particularly the G1 Climax finale in New Japan Pro Wrestling and SummerSlam for WWE in the Miscellaneous Department (46:00-55:00)

Sports Inquirer Show 69 (8.13.19)
Sports Inquirer Show 67 (Atlanta United, NFL Training Camp, College Football Discussion) (7.20.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #dcu #nfltrainingcamp — July 20, 2019

Sports Inquirer Show 67 (Atlanta United, NFL Training Camp, College Football Discussion) (7.20.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #dcu #nfltrainingcamp

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

-Atlanta United’s 5-0 home win over Houston and its upcoming matchup against DC United with audio from manager Frank de Boer, Julian Gressel, Brad Guzan and Josef Martinez discussing formation changes and handling the depleted roster as well as our breakdown of the Major League Soccer standings in Offsides Trap (4:00-42:00)

-The opening of NFL training camps particularly the re-signing of Grady Jarrett and Deion Jones by the Atlanta Falcons, the potential holdout of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezequiel Elliott, players reaction to Madden ratings, the NFL’s decision on the legal situation of Kansas City Chiefs player Tyreek Hill and the predictability of college football in the Miscellaneous Department (42:00-54:00)

Sports Inquirer Show 67 (7.20.19)