Many National Women’s Soccer League players subsist on salaries as low as $7,200 for a seven-month season. FC Kansas City’s Becky Sauerbrunn is leading the charge for equal pay at the national team level. But even if the national team can gain pay equality, many in the NWSL will still struggle to pay bills.
NWSL players chase soccer dreams despite low pay
FC Kansas City head coach Vlatko Andonovski: 'This team believes in the process'
FCKC coach Vlatko Andonovski displeased with officiating in loss to Dash
Shea Groom and FCKC happy to return home after West Coast road trip
Scrappy goal gives FCKC draw against Orlando
FCKC coach says Desiree Scott is one of best midfielders in the world
FCKC top draft pick Christina Gibbons speaks about her time with national team
Becky Sauerbrunn hopes to lead U.S. women to another gold
NWSL players chase soccer dreams despite low pay in the league
FC Kansas City's Becky Sauerbrunn, Vlatko Andonovski on season-opening loss
FC KC forward Lauren Holiday's jersey was retired Thursday
FC Kansas City’s Vlatko Andonovski, Amy Rodriguez discuss 3-0 victory over Boston Breakers
Christina Gibbons, a midfielder drafted fifth overall by FC Kansas City in January, got to pick the brains of new teammates Becky Sauerbrunn and Amy Rodriguez during her callup to the US women's national team.
Becky Sauerbrunn, an FC Kansas City defender and U.S. Women's National Soccer Team co-captain, talks about being a leader and the team's goal of winning back-to-back gold medals at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this month following their World Cup Championship win last year.
FC Kansas City forward Amy Rodriguez tears up while honoring close friend and teammate Lauren Holiday before her jersey retirement Thursday night. The two have won a National Women's Soccer League title,
At the FC Kansas City women’s soccer game on Monday against the Houston Dash, both teams welcomed home FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer players. The game ended in a 1-1 tie, with the FCKC point scored by World Cup player Lauren Holiday and the Houston Dash point scored by World Cup player Carli Lloyd. Video by Annie Schugartfirstname.lastname@example.org
Jason Hurst, of Kansas City, made a mailbox shaped like an AT-AT Imperial walker from the “Star Wars” movies. He said he built the metal mailbox several years ago after a drunk driver damaged his previous traditional mailbox. He plans to see the new movie, “The Last Jedi,” which opens in theaters this week.
One person died in an apartment building fire in Overland Park Monday afternoon. Fire crews rushed to the Overland Towers apartments about 2:30 p.m. at 8599 Farley Street where a unit on the second floor of the high-rise building was burning, Overland Park Fire Department spokesman Jason Rhodes said.