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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 ...

After the departure of former Atlanta United FC Head Coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino, uncertainty surrounded Atlanta United. And to make matters worse, Martino’s replacement, Frank de Boer, has given credence to the uncertainty. Under de Boer, Atlanta has failed to ...

Much to baseball fans’ chagrin, Americans seem to love soccer just as much as “America’s pastime.” According to a 2018 Gallup poll, Americans name soccer as their favorite sport within 2 percentage points of Americans who name baseball. This love ...

Atlanta United FC cruised to a comfortable 3-1 aggregate win in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Finals on Nov. 29 at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. United’s 1-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls did ...

In 2017, Atlanta United FC played its inaugural MLS season and the team immediately won the hearts of native Atlantans and casual MLS supporters alike. Equipped with owner Arthur Blank’s keen business sense, United built a southern soccer dynasty that ...

Hockey in Atlanta seems like an oxymoron. For a city that saw the departure of two separate hockey franchises, one is hard-pressed to find a home for the sport below the Mason-Dixon line. For those looking to put stick to ...

The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup has catapulted many women’s soccer players like Brazilian forward Marta Vieira da Silva and American forward Sydney Leroux into stardom. Emory’s senior defender and co-captain Danielle Darius joins their ranks with her debut in ...

Although “Stranger Things” star Millie Bobby Brown was in the crowd supporting Atlanta United FC, the game’s outcome was not strange at all, with Atlanta earning its third consecutive victory. Atlanta thoroughly prevailed over a hapless Real Salt Lake on ...

Football pundits declared the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be one of the greatest ever played, a difficult claim to refute. The month-long tournament featured astonishing upsets, ridiculous goals, miraculous comebacks, strategic brilliance and everything in between. Rising stars proved ...