Sporting KC beats New York 1-0 in preseason match

After a lackluster performance from his starting group in Wednesday’s preseason match against the New York Red Bulls, Sporting KC manager Peter Vermes watched his reserves take control of the match and lift Sporting KC to a 1-0 victory in its opening game of the Disney Pro Soccer Classic in Kissimmee, Fla.

Sporting KC to tangle with New York Red Bulls

Sporting KC is set to play the Red Bulls at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the opening round of the Disney Pro Soccer Classic in Kissimmee, Fla. It’s the second tour of preseason matches for Sporting KC, which finished 2-0-1 on its trip to Tucson, Ariz., this month.

Sporting KC’s David Ficklin helped design Sochi Olympic venues

When Sporting KC executive David Ficklin flies to Sochi, Russia, this week for the 2014 Winter Olympics, he will hope for a window seat. A few minutes before his plane is scheduled to land, its route will provide the passengers with an overhead view of Sochi Olympic Park. In other words, Ficklin’s own creation.

Sporting KC opens preseason schedule with victory

Sporting KC opened its preseason schedule Tuesday with a 1-0 win against FC Tucson of the Premier Development League. Forward C.J. Sapong scored the game’s lone goal in the 20th minute at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz.

Sporting KC set to begin its MLS Cup title defense

Sporting Kansas City midfielder Paulo Nagamura says he spent the past six weeks taking his mind off of soccer after a mentally-draining season that included a lingering ankle injury, an unexpected comeback and then his second MLS Cup championship. Break time, however, is over. Less than seven weeks after hoisting the MLS Cup trophy, Sporting KC departed Friday for Tucson, Ariz., for its annual preseason training and three exhibition matches at Kino Sports Complex.

New Roasterie coffee blend for Sporting KC

Sporting Blend is described as a premium quality French (medium) roast with origin as in Brazil, Ethiopia and Sumatra with a flavor profile that is “delicate with a sweet, mesquite-like aftertaste.”

Sporting KC takes three players on final day of MLS draft

Sporting Kansas City opted for diversity as it filled out its 2014 draft class Tuesday. The club selected one defender, one midfielder and one forward in the final two rounds of the MLS SuperDraft. The three players will be expected to supply depth rather than provide an immediate impact, Sporting KC manager and technical director Peter Vermes said.

Sporting Kansas City finalizes preseason schedule

Sporting Kansas City will open its preseason schedule with a match against FC Tucson from the Premier Development League on Jan. 28. The match will take place four days after the club arrives in Tucson, Ariz., for its fourth straight year of preseason training at the Kino Sports Complex.

Sporting KC’s preseason plans take shape

For the third straight year, Sporting Kansas City will travel to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Fla., to compete in the annual Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic before the MLS season begins.