<![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 coach Peter Vermes says Krisztian Nemeth transfer ‘came down to money’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article57808908.html#storylink=rss On Friday, Sporting KC agreed to transfer Nemeth to Al-Gharafa SC in Qatar

Nemeth said on Facebook the transfer was “much more complicated than you think first”

Vermes said the two sides agreed on all parts of the contract except money

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Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:32:49 CST

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Sporting KC loans Erik Palmer-Brown to Portugal club http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article57786928.html#storylink=rss The loan will expire on Dec. 31, 2016

FC Porto will have the option to make it a permanent transfer

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Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:38:28 CST

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Sporting KC defender Erik Palmer-Brown is subject of potential loan to Portugal club http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article57623473.html#storylink=rss Palmer-Brown is traveling to negotiate a potential loan to FC Porto in Portugal

The discussions center on a loan rather than a full transfer

The 18-year-old graduated last May from O'Hara High School

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 15:40:07 CST

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Sporting KC’s move to deal Krisztian Nemeth may not be as crazy as you think http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article57529198.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City on Friday announced the transfer of forward Krisztian Nemeth to Al-Gharafa SC in Qatar

Believe it or not, Sporting fans: The sky isn’t falling — at least not yet

Kansas City as a destination doesn’t have the same market share as Los Angeles, Seattle or Toronto

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:45:46 CST

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Sporting KC defeats FC Tucson 4-0 in preseason scrimmage http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article57482438.html#storylink=rss Brad Davis and Dom Dwyer scored in the first half

Connor Hallisey scored twice in the second half

The two teams will meet for a rematch at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 13:38:32 CST

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Sporting KC reaches agreement to transfer Krisztian Nemeth to club in Qatar http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article57377603.html#storylink=rss Nemeth was second on the team with 16 goals across all competitions last season

Sporting KC will receive a transfer fee for his departure

Nemeth was seeking a raise on the $250,000 he earned in 2015

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:45:56 CST

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Sporting KC signs veteran Portuguese defender Nuno André Coelho http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article56676393.html#storylink=rss Coelho, 30, is a 6-foot-4 center back

He played in Europe for the last 12 years

He has joined Sporting KC for its preseason camp in Tucson, Ariz.

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:40:16 CST

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Swope Park Rangers to open inaugural USL season March 26 at Children’s Mercy Park http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article56639713.html#storylink=rss The Rangers are an expansion United Soccer League club owned by Sporting KC

They will play twice at Children’s Mercy Park, including the season opener March 26

The remainder of the home games will be played at Swope Soccer Village

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:39:30 CST

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FCKC’s Sydney Leroux, Sporting KC’s Dom Dwyer expecting their first child http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article56552048.html#storylink=rss She will miss the upcoming season with the Blues

Leroux is third FCKC player to announce pregnancy in the offseason

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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:35:02 CST

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Cerner CEO Neal Patterson to undergo treatment for cancer http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article56441950.html#storylink=rss Patterson was recently diagnosed with soft tissue cancer

He said the cancer is “treatable and curable”

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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:21:11 CST

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Sporting KC promotes chief revenue officer Jake Reid to team president http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article56450035.html#storylink=rss Reid, 33, becomes the youngest team president in Major League Soccer

He has served as the chief revenue officer for Sporting KC since 2012

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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:34:17 CST

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Sporting KC preseason underway with beep test challenge http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article56373395.html#storylink=rss Fitness testing was on the docket during Sporting KC’s first preseason practice

Jordi Quintilla is the new preseason beep test champion

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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 14:55:01 CST

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Sporting KC set to open 2016 training camp Saturday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article56161110.html#storylink=rss The camp, split into two sessions, will take place in Tucson, Ariz.

The club has returned the primary pieces of its 2015 roster

Roger Espinoza and Ike Opara are set to return from long-term injuries last season

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:50:44 CST

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Sporting KC adds two midfielders in final day of MLS SuperDraft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article55449260.html#storylink=rss Team selects Bowling Green midfielder Ryan James in the third round

Saint Louis University midfielder Faik Hajderovic is picked in the fourth round

Sporting KC did not make a selection in the first two rounds

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:43:45 CST

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MLS, Sporting Kansas City SuperDraft observations http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article54806280.html#storylink=rss MLS SuperDraft takes formal and traditional approach à la the NFL and NBA drafts

Only problem is MLS is rarely comparable to its NFL, NBA counterparts

MLS tries to display pagentry with its draft rather than focus on talent that comes from it

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:20:20 CST

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Sporting KC trades No. 11 overall pick in SuperDraft for targeted allocation money http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article54695695.html#storylink=rss Sporting made the deal with D.C. United during Thursday’s draft

Targeted allocation money may be used to sign new players or to extend the contracts of current players

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:16:08 CST

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Sporting KC signs Daniel Salloi as homegrown player, more additions looming http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article54452730.html#storylink=rss Salloi, 19, is first homegrown signing since Erik Palmer-Brown, fourth in team history

A native of Budapest, Hungary, he attended Blue Valley Northwest last year

Coach Peter Vermes says club is nearing deals with a few more players

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 09:51:21 CST

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FC Kansas City acquires forwards Sydney Leroux, Tiffany McCarty in separate trades http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article54479580.html#storylink=rss FC Kansas City makes move to bolster its attack

The team traded away two draft picks and an international roster spot

Leroux is married to Sporting Kansas City star Dom Dwyer

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 12:35:51 CST

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Sporting KC is opening an entertainment venue in the Power & Light District http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article54256285.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC partners with the Cordish Cos. and its affiliated Entertainment Consulting International

No Other Pub is taking the 21,000-square-foot former Z-Strike space

Opening Feb. 22, venue will have a lounge with craft beers and spirits, bowling lanes, table taps

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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:47:07 CST

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Sporting Kansas City re-signs Soni Mustivar, Paulo Nagamura http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article54154025.html#storylink=rss Mustivar, a defensive midfielder, started 20 games last year, his first MLS season

Nagamura will be back for his fifth season in Kansas City

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:33:18 CST

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Three questions for Sporting KC in 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article53762075.html#storylink=rss Preparation for Sporting’s 2016 has started

Here are three questions for Sporting KC worth examining ahead of the 2016 season

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Fri, 08 Jan 2016 15:40:34 CST

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Friend or foe? Sporting KC’s move to add Brad Davis is about a proven track record http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article53761550.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC added Brad Davis to their roster Thursday

Davis said Sporting fans “loved to hate” him

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Fri, 08 Jan 2016 15:37:41 CST

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Sporting Kansas City releases full 2016 schedule http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article53556470.html#storylink=rss The club will play 15 nationally-televised matches, 11 of them at home

Sporting KC opens the season in Seattle on March 6

The first match at Children’s Mercy Park is March 12 against Vancouver

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Thu, 07 Jan 2016 15:33:24 CST

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Sporting Kansas City acquires Houston midfielder Brad Davis in trade http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article53487545.html#storylink=rss Brad Davis is a six-time MLS All-Star and a World Cup veteran

Sporting traded two future MLS SuperDraft picks for Davis

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Thu, 07 Jan 2016 10:37:09 CST

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Sporting KC captain Matt Besler to join U.S. men’s national team camp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article53342145.html#storylink=rss Besler is set to begin his third year with the U.S. national team

The camp in Carson, Calif., starts Monday and runs through Feb. 6

Sporting KC midfielder Graham Zusi was not part of the final roster

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Wed, 06 Jan 2016 15:06:28 CST

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Sporting KC hires former Wizards assistant coach Brian Bliss as director of player personnel http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article53143565.html#storylink=rss In a new position, Bliss will serve in a player assessment role for the team and its affiliates

He was an assistant coach for the Kansas City Wizards from 2000 to 2006

He was the Chicago Fire’s technical director for the past two seasons

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Tue, 05 Jan 2016 15:02:17 CST

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Sporting Kansas City will open 2016 season at Seattle http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article51108290.html#storylink=rss For the second time in three years, Sporting KC plays first match at Seattle

SKC’s first home match is March 12 against Vancouver

Major League Soccer released first two weeks of 2016 schedule on Tuesday

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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 14:24:18 CST The Kansas City Star

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Sporting KC completes historic deal with Justin Mapp that will bolster its wide play in 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article49800760.html#storylink=rss Mapp comes to Kansas City with 15 years of quality MLS experience playing on the wing

Former Montreal midfielder became the first free-agent signing in MLS’s 20-year history

The 15-year league veteran arguably was the most sought-after commodity under new system

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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 22:56:35 CST

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Sporting KC adds midfielder Justin Mapp as first free-agent signing in MLS history http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article49664820.html#storylink=rss Mapp is part of the inaugural free-agency class under a new collective bargaining agreement

He has 23 career goals and 70 career assists and was an All-Star in 2013

An injury limited him to five appearances for Montreal in 2015

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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 10:59:29 CST

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Sporting KC forward Krisztian Nemeth suspended for 2016 season opener http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article49326525.html#storylink=rss Nemeth kicked a ball off the head of Portland's Lucas Melano

The incident occurred in Sporting KC's playoff loss in Portland on Oct. 29

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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 17:55:40 CST

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