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If we’re fortunate to be around long enough, there may come a season when Atlanta United FC becomes just another run-of-the-mill Major League Soccer franchise, just another sports club going through the motions in this championship-starved town. We are nowhere near having one of those seasons. Following up on a near-magical debut as an expansion franchise, Atlanta United is going full-bore after the MLS Cup in 2018. In 2017, skeptical local fans dipped their toes into the pro soccer scene. They found the water to be quite warm, especially when the goals started coming in bunches. Now
Might as well get a thread going! The inaugural Major League Soccer regular season for Atlanta United FC kicks off tomorrow evening, over here at sold-out Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd Stadium, versus the New York Red Bulls (7:30 PM Eastern, FS1 nationally, 92.9 FM in ATL). In the NBA offseason, my sports dollar historically gets split up between the WNBA Dream and the Atlanta Silverbacks, a formerly professional soccer club playing a few levels down from the top-tier MLS. While I've watched a lot of local soccer, it's always been just for casual summertime fun, without really learning m