<![CDATA[Sporting KC MLS Soccer News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 22:00:41 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 22:00:41 CDT Sporting KC 60 Sporting Kansas City embarks on busy month with match against Houston on Saturday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article29695489.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City, 9-4-6 and fourth in the Western Conference standings, is slated for seven matches in August, and six of them are part of MLS regular season play.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:48:21 CDT

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MLS attendance on rise with big-name international players http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29594920.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:34:06 CDT By PAT GRAHAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article29594920.html Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article29513449.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:44:26 CDT By PAT GRAHAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article29513449.html Sporting KC’s Matt Besler, Graham Zusi, Benny Feilhaber set for MLS All-Star Game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article29240953.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City’s Matt Besler, Graham Zusi and Benny Feilhaber will represent the MLS All-Stars against English Premier League’s Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night in Colorado. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:59:57 CDT

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Sporting Park to replace its playing field this week http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article28904368.html#storylink=rss Sporting Park will lay down a new field Wednesday and Thursday, just in time for Sporting Kansas City to utilize it for its home match Saturday night against Houston. The game starts at 7:30 p.m.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:17:26 CDT

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Sporting KC loses 2-1 to Real Salt Lake, its first defeat in a month http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article28689088.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City received a highlight-reel goal from midfielder Benny Feilhaber, but Real Salt Lake forward Joao Plata buried a second-half penalty kick to hand Sporting KC its first loss since June 21, a 2-1 setback late Friday in Sandy, Utah.

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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:13:04 CDT

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Sporting KC Academy team crowned U.S. Youth Soccer national champions http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article28759510.html#storylink=rss The Sporting KC Academy Under-15 squad won the U.S. Youth Soccer Cup on Sunday in Tulsa, Okla., with a 3-1 victory over Fewster FC (Maryland) in the championship match.

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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 13:11:07 CDT

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Sporting KC welcomes Amobi Okugo into the fold ahead of Friday match at Real Salt Lake http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article28440064.html#storylink=rss After being traded to Sporting Kansas City on Monday, Amobi Okugo’s whirlwind week will continue as he will be available for selection in Friday night’s game at Real Salt Lake.

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:47:02 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at Real Salt Lake http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article28454584.html#storylink=rss In search of its fourth straight MLS win, Sporting KC will travel to Real Salt Lake for a 10 p.m. match Friday. The rivals are meeting for the third time this season.

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:31:54 CDT

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Sporting Kansas City still awaiting return of defender Seth Sinovic from concussion http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article28369882.html#storylink=rss Seth Sinovic, recovering from a concussion, returned to practice this week in a limited capacity. Meawhile, defender Ike Opara says he hopes to return from a ruptured Achilles tendon injury before the end of the season.

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:22:08 CDT

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Sporting KC players unhappy with quality of Sporting Park field http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article28369843.html#storylink=rss The Sporting Park field was left with a bevy of divots after Sporting KC’s match with Houston on Tuesday night, and its lack of solid footing drew the criticism of several players.

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:21:41 CDT

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Sporting KC beats Houston Dynamo 3-1, advances to U.S. Open Cup semifinals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article28073554.html#storylink=rss Dom Dwyer scored in the 87th minute, the go-ahead goal in Sporting Kansas City’s 3-1 victory Tuesday against Houston in the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals at Sporting Park. Sporting KC will play host to Real Salt Lake in the semifinals Aug. 11 or 12.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:42:58 CDT

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Sporting KC set to face Houston on Tuesday in Open Cup quarterfinals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27986653.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC is seeking its first semifinals appearance in the Open Cup since it won the trophy in 2012. The winner Tuesday will face Real Salt Lake next month.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 22:39:08 CDT

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Sporting KC acquires Amobi Okugo in trade with Orlando City SC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27919195.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City swung its first trade of the 2015 season Monday, sending midfielder Servando Carrasco to Orlando City SC in exchange for Amobi Okugo.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:13:38 CDT

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Benny Feilhaber leads Sporting KC to 2-1 win over Montreal Impact http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27733546.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC improved its unbeaten home mark to 7-0-3 while surpassing last season’s home win total with a 2-1 win over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night at Sporting Park. Sporting has won eight straight home matches across all competitions — tying the longest streak in club history.

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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 21:42:09 CDT

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Sporting KC turning Sporting Park into one of the league’s most intimidating venues http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27499099.html#storylink=rss When Sporting KC plays host to Montreal at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, it can already surpass last season’s home win total, with three-plus months remaining in the regular season.

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:48:46 CDT

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Photo gallery: MLS All-Stars 2, Tottenham Hotspur 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article29513548.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:36:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article29513548.html Photo gallery: Sporting KC 3, Houston Dynamo 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article28076320.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:42:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article28076320.html Photo gallery: Sporting KC 2, Montreal Impact 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27742852.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Jul 2015 22:24:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27742852.html Three-minute preview: Montreal Impact at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27495694.html#storylink=rss Montreal visits Sporting Park at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Sporting KC is unbeaten across nine home matches. Dom Dwyer scored six goals against Montreal last season.

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:15:26 CDT

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U.S. draws Panama in Gold Cup match at Sporting Park; KC’s Graham Zusi does not play http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article27188659.html#storylink=rss With Sporting Kansas City midfielder Graham Zusi saddled on the bench, the U.S. and Panama played to a 1-1 draw Monday in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 22:59:24 CDT

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Sporting KC’s Roger Espinoza plays role of spectator in Gold Cup http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27186433.html#storylink=rss Roger Espinoza, who played for Honduras in the World Cup last summer, is on hand at Sporting Park for national team’s Gold Cup match against Haiti, but as a fan.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:53:13 CDT

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Besler, Zusi, Feilhaber named to MLS All-Star Game Fan XI http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27183562.html#storylink=rss Matt Besler and Graham Zusi were named to the team for the fourth time, and midfielder Benny Feilhaber was selected for the first time in his career.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:45:13 CDT

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Watch former U.S. forward Brian McBride talk Gold Cup, soccer in KC and Matt Besler http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article27129772.html#storylink=rss The former national team forward previewed Monday’s Gold Cup match at Sporting Park and discussed soccer growth in KC and his impressions of Sporting KC.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:25:54 CDT

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Klinsmann explains why Matt Besler was left off U.S. Gold Cup roster http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27104785.html#storylink=rss U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann said defenders John Brooks and Tim Ream "both deserved to be here at the expense of Matt right now."

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 22:51:09 CDT

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Sporting KC edges Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 north of the border http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27104017.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC relied heavily on its goalkeeper Tim Melia, who had a solid game to preserve a shutout and a 1-0 victory against the Whitecaps. Kevin Ellis scored the only goal of the match early in the second half.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 22:15:27 CDT

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Zusi’s status in doubt for U.S. soccer team’s match against Panama http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27103540.html#storylink=rss U.S. national-team coach Jurgen Klinsmann revealed that Graham Zusi departed training Sunday afternoon because of an undisclosed injury that he suffered during the team’s 1-0 win Friday against Haiti. His status is in limbo for Monday’s 8:30 p.m. match against Panama.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 21:55:24 CDT

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Soni Mustivar supplies long-awaited consistency to Sporting KC’s defensive midfield http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article27041332.html#storylink=rss Soni Mustivar, 25, has started eight straight matches at defensive midfielder, offering stability to a position that was defined by its fluctuation over the past 13 months. The club has lost only one of the eight (5-1-2).

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 12:47:08 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at Vancouver Whitecaps http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article27042031.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC will travel to face Vancouver at 8 p.m. Sunday. While Vancouver leads the Western Conference with 32 points, Sporting KC leads MLS in points per match.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 13:16:03 CDT

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Sporting KC defender Jalil Anibaba out six weeks with quadriceps strain http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article26989663.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC defender Jalil Anibaba suffered the injury during training this week. Sporting KC will travel to face Western Conference leader Vancouver on Sunday.

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 16:00:55 CDT

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