Instant Insight: Leave Atlanta United out of your 'big pro sports' conversations at your own peril

Jason Longshore
July 02, 2018 - 2:51 pm
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Atlanta United sits atop Major League Soccer with 37 points and just manhandled its biggest rival, Orlando City SC, 4-0 at home inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium Saturday. The atmosphere inside the building was frenzied, and that might be putting it lightly. 

But not every Atlantan has been inflicted with Five Stripes fever.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Jeff Schultz recently penned an article hyping brighter days ahead for some Atlanta pro sports teams. He mentioned the Atlanta Falcons, the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Hawks. But did not include Atlanta United.

Here's Jason Longshore's response...