Before its date Friday against the Philadelphia Union — the only visiting team to find victory inside Sporting Park this season — Sporting Kansas City manager Peter Vermes said he didn't need to give his team any sort of motivational speech. But the Union stole another result Friday, coming back to earn a 1-1 draw in front of 21,318 fans.
Former Kansas City Wizards star Jimmy Conrad will be inducted into the hall of honor Friday as part of this year’s Sporting Legends class, along with Peter Vermes and the late Lamar Hunt. The trio will be honored during halftime of Sporting Kansas City’s match with Philadelphia.
Sporting Kansas City’s Matt Besler and Graham Zusi will take home identical base salaries under their new designated player contracts, according to a Sports Illustrated report. The extensions include a pro-rated base salary of $600,000 this year, which will increase to $650,000 in 2015, $700,000 in 2016, $725,000 in 2017 and $750,000 in the final year of the deals.
This week’s #AskTheFull90 Twitter mailbag was stuffed with serious questions about Igor Juliao, semi-serious questions about Jacob Peterson and Sporting Legends, and a little “Bachelorette” nonsense thrown in for good measure.