<![CDATA[Sporting KC MLS Soccer NewsSporting KC Sports Score & News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:14:47 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:14:47 CST Sporting KC 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Sporting KC extends winless streak to five matches after 1-1 draw with LA Galaxy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article75068012.html#storylink=rss Sporting could not take advantage after Galaxy defender Ashley Cole was sent off with a red card

Despite a lineup change to boost offense, Sporting managed only one goal on 16 shots

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Sun, 01 May 2016 21:29:16 CDT

Sporting KC frustrated after coming away empty-handed again with a man advantage http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article75075807.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City has had a man advantage four times this season but has scored just one goal in that time

KC could not take advantage of red card to Ashley Cole, played LA Galaxy to 1-1 draw

Sporting was the aggressor for most of the night, but stats can be deceiving

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Sun, 01 May 2016 23:54:39 CDT

Sporting KC’s Matt Besler, Graham Zusi on U.S. preliminary roster for Copa America http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article75047262.html#storylink=rss Copa America, which begins June 3, is the Americans’ top competition in 2016

The roster must be trimmed from 40 to 23 players by May 20

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Sun, 01 May 2016 18:46:08 CDT

Sporting KC striker Diego Rubio hoping first MLS goal will alleviate pressure http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article74763567.html#storylink=rss Rubio opened his MLS scoring account Wednesday in Vancouver

Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes says Rubio had been trying to do too much

Sporting KC plays host to the LA Galaxy at 7 p.m. Sunday

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:51:56 CDT

Sporting KC snaps losing streak but settles for 1-1 draw at Vancouver http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article74369932.html#storylink=rss Diego Rubio scores his first goal for Sporting KC

Sporting KC misses out on opportunity after Vancouver defender Kendall Watson was ejected

The draw ends a three-match losing streak for Sporting

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:40:12 CDT

Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 1-1 draw with Vancouver Whitecaps FC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article74374742.html#storylink=rss In a reserve-filled starting lineup, Diego Rubio opened his Sporting Kansas City scoring account

A mixed result — a draw that ended a three-match losing streak — brings mixed emotions

Jimmy Medranda’s defense has turned some heads in his two starts this season

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 01:12:52 CDT

Sporting KC looks to break three-game skid during trip to Vancouver http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article74064542.html#storylink=rss The club says it’s sticking to its form as it seeks to end the streak

It has lost four of its past five matches, all by one-goal margins

The match in Vancouver starts at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:06:41 CDT

Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at Vancouver Whitecaps FC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article74061702.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC travels to face Vancouver at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday

Sporting KC has lost three straight matches after winning four of its first five

But it has lost only once in eight all-time meetings with Vancouver

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:01:25 CDT

San Jose beats Sporting Kansas City 1-0 on penalty kick goal http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article73670347.html#storylink=rss Earthquakes score moments after an apparent foul against Sporting’s Dom Dwyer was left uncalled

Sporting is winless over its last 18 matches in San Jose, including the postseason

Sporting drops its third straight match this season

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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 16:58:54 CDT

Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 1-0 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article73684677.html#storylink=rss Sporting struggles to finish scoring chances in its third straight loss this season

Sporting was unable to capitalize on a fiery start

Pro Referees once again incompetent, unprofessional

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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 18:42:01 CDT

Lawrence Olum appreciative of second chance with Sporting KC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article73583647.html#storylink=rss Olum returned to Kansas City after one year playing in Malaysia

He has been thrust into a starting role with Soni Mustivar injured

Sporting KC plays in San Jose at 2:30 p.m. Sunday

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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 19:12:07 CDT

Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at San Jose Earthquakes http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article73621452.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC travels to face San Jose at 2:30 p.m. Sunday

It has not won in San Jose since 2000

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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:59:25 CDT

MLS commissioner praises Kansas City, talks expansion http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article73099497.html#storylink=rss St. Louis, Sacramento among leading MLS expansion candidates, according to Don Garber

One reason St. Louis is attractive to MLS, is its proximity to Kansas City, according to Garber

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:07:06 CDT

After two-game skid, Sporting KC ratchets up practice intensity http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article72904797.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC cycles through one-on-one drills to increase practice intensity

The club is working to break a losing streak

Sporting KC travels to face San Jose at 2:30 p.m. Sunday

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:17:26 CDT

Sporting KC falls 2-1 to FC Dallas in first road loss of season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article72383187.html#storylink=rss FC Dallas midfielder Mauro Rosales’ 20-yard free kick in 68th minute wins the match

Lawrence Olum scored Sporting’s lone goal on header in the 22nd minute

With the win, FC Dallas remains atop the MLS Western Conference Standings

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 20:18:21 CDT

Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 2-1 loss at FC Dallas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article72391602.html#storylink=rss A promising week for the early Western Conference frontrunner could not have gone worse

Nuno Coelho set everything into motion for Lawrence Olum’s goal in the 22nd minute

Simple mistakes continue to pile up in Sporting’s three losses

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 22:02:16 CDT

Jimmy Conrad pickup game draws a big crowd http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article75087757.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 11:22:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article75087757.html Photo gallery: Sporting KC 1, LA Galaxy 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article75072022.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 22:29:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article75072022.html Matt Besler reflects on Sporting KC's 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article75072697.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 22:45:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article75072697.html Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes previews match against LA Galaxy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article74731967.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:39:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article74731967.html Photo gallery: Sporting Kansas City 1, Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article74373567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:45:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article74373567.html Sporting KC building a comfort zone outside of Children’s Mercy Park http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article72228372.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC is 2-0-0 on the road this season with two shutouts

But it has dropped back-to-back home matches

Sporting KC travels to play FC Dallas at 6 p.m. Sunday

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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 15:03:28 CDT

Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at FC Dallas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article72228797.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC travels to face FC Dallas at 6 p.m. Sunday

The match will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1

FC Dallas leads MLS with 13 goals, but Sporting KC has posted two road shutouts

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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 15:08:24 CDT

Sporting KC players surprise students with new soccer field http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article72004532.html#storylink=rss A third-grader wrote to Sporting Kansas City and asked for help to improve his school's soccer field. On Thursday, a trio of players and members of the team's grounds crew went to Overland Park Elementary School. They helped improve the facilities.

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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:40:06 CDT By Sam McDowell


Sporting KC players surprise students with new soccer field http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article71960107.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 21:13:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article71960107.html Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rapids http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article71745497.html#storylink=rss Lawrence Olum was responsible for the turnover that led to Colorado’s first goal

Ike Opara was brilliant, securing two interceptions and clearances and six recoveries

Rapids coach Pablo Mastroeni delivered the best quote of the season

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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 23:13:32 CDT

Colorado Rapids beat Sporting KC 2-1, spoiling anniversary celebration http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article71733082.html#storylink=rss It’s Sporting’s second straight loss at Children’s Mercy Park

KC’s defense plays a part in both Colorado goals

Sporting marked franchise’s 20th anniversary with warmup jerseys, videos and signs

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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:45:53 CDT

Breaking down Sporting KC's 2-1 loss to Colorado http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article71749317.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:01:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article71749317.html Photo gallery: Colorado Rapids 2, Sporting KC 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article71742447.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:41:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article71742447.html For its 20th anniversary, Sporting Kansas City unveils its all-time Best XI http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article71701857.html#storylink=rss Current players Matt Besler, Graham Zusi and Dom Dwyer are part of the team

The 11-member was was decided by a fan vote

Coach Peter Vermes, assistant coach Kerry Zavagnin are also voted to the team

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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 19:42:04 CDT