Sammy John

Sammy John (20C) is from Sarasota, FL, majoring in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology with an Ethics minor. A diehard sports fan, Sammy writes about international soccer and as any self respecting Indian religiously follows cricket. Sammy co-founded Emory Table Tennis Club in 2018, and he enjoys playing soccer and ping pong to unwind.

Atlanta United Show Promising Form in U.S. Open Cup Win

On a tense Aug. 27 night, in front of a record-breaking crowd at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a 10-man Atlanta United team scored early and held on for a 2-1 victory over Minnesota United to win their first ever U.S. Open Cup. With the Campeones Cup victory over Club America on Aug. 14, Atlanta United now has [...]

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Unequal Play and Unequal Pay: An Analysis of the US Women’s National Team’s Controversial Lawsuit

Fans expected that U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) forward Megan Rapinoe would be excited before playing in her third FIFA Women’s World Cup Final. Instead, Rapinoe expressed frustration, as FIFA had scheduled two other men’s tournament finals — the Copa América Final and CONCACAF Gold Cup Final — on the same day.  "There are two [...]

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American Ninja Warrior Season 11 Swings Back into Atlanta

The 11th season of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” returned to Atlanta for the second time on July 22nd for the city finals of the fast-paced competition. Filming took place behind Mercedes Benz Stadium at the Home Depot Backyard. Despite a multi-hour rain delay, dozens of passionate fans came out to support the 34 qualifying competitors. [...]

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Atlanta United Season-Long Failures Continue with Loss to F.C. Dallas

Sports fans should know that all good things must come to an end. Every championship team struggles. But Atlanta United is not just suffering a post-championship slump; the team is crashing and burning. Coming into their April 20 home game against FC Dallas, Atlanta was hoping to capitalize on momentum after their first win of [...]

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