<![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 receives significant transfer offer for striker Dom Dwyer http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article91690137.html#storylink=rss Greek club Olympiakos made a multimillion-dollar offer for Dwyer

Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes said the team is not considering it at the moment

Dwyer reached double figures in goals Sunday for the third straight season

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:18:43 CDT

Sporting KC shuts out Seattle Sounders FC 3-0, helps its playoff chances http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article91602572.html#storylink=rss Dom Dwyer scores two goals; Jacob Peterson adds a third

Sporting climbs three spots in the Western Conference and back into playoff positioning

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:10:51 CDT

Sporting Kansas City 2016 schedule, results, recaps http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article81635687.html#storylink=rss This has when Sporting KC plays and results of games that are completed

Sporting Kansas City game stories are linked in the recaps

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Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:20:12 CDT

Sporting KC honors slain KCK police Capt. Robert Melton with jersey badge, moment of silence http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article91587082.html#storylink=rss Melton was shot and killed Tuesday in the line of duty

His funeral was held Saturday at Sporting’s home, Children’s Mercy Park

The club honored the policeman before Sunday’s match against the Seattle Sounders FC

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:30:32 CDT

Sporting Kansas City’s Roger Espinoza awaits call to Olympics, but will it come? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article91469517.html#storylink=rss Honduras expressed interest in Espinoza joining its national team for the Rio Games

But days before the roster announcement, Espinoza has not received a call

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:19:14 CDT

Three-minute preview: Seattle Sounders FC at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article91569902.html#storylink=rss Seattle visits Children’s Mercy Park at 2 p.m. Sunday

The heat index is forecasted to approach 100 degrees during the match

Sporting KC is 2-0-2 against Seattle since moving to the Western Conference

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:03:35 CDT

U.S. Women’s National Team smothers Costa Rica 4-0 in Olympic send-off match in KCK http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article91445917.html#storylink=rss The U.S. Women’s National Team beat Costa Rica 4-0 in its final pre-Olympic match, played in KCK

FC Kansas City’s Becky Sauerbrunn assisted on the third U.S. goal

18-year-old Mallory Pugh had the play of the night after dribbling half the field and faking out her defender

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:20:44 CDT

Sporting KC defender Matt Besler injures knee in practice http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article91273222.html#storylink=rss Besler strained a ligament in his left knee, coach Peter Vermes says

He will miss Sunday’s match against Seattle, along with the MLS All-Star match

Graham Zusi (hamstring) set to return to the lineup Sunday

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:37:19 CDT

Ask The Full 90: The Sporting KC transfer window, day games in July and the sellout streak http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article91282112.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Sam McDowell answers Twitter questions on The Full 90 blog

He analyzes Sporting Kansas City’s plans for the summer transfer window

How might the heat affect Sunday’s match against Seattle?

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:15:24 CDT

U.S. Women’s National Team in Kansas City for final Olympics tune-up http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article91191562.html#storylink=rss The USWNT will play Costa Rica in Friday’s friendly at Children’s Mercy Park, set for an 8 p.m. kickoff

After winning the World Cup last summer, the U.S. is unbeaten in 2016

In August, the team will attempt to be the first team in history to win the Women’s World Cup and Olympics in back-to-back years

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:24:45 CDT

Sporting KC alters practice to prepare for matches in extreme heat http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article90596157.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC will play home matches each of the next two Sunday afternoons

The club is practicing in the heat to better acclimate to it

Coach Peter Vermes says he complained to the league about the start times

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:48:33 CDT

Sporting KC's Matt Besler is chosen for the MLS All-Star roster http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article90196752.html#storylink=rss It's the fifth selection of Matt Besler's career

The MLS All-Stars face Arsenal FC in San Jose on July 28

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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 18:09:30 CDT

Sporting Kansas City falls to Colorado Rapids 1-0 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article90127827.html#storylink=rss Sporting is shut out for the second straight game

Colorado pounced on a turnover from Ike Opara, and Marlon Hairston transformed it into a 78th-minute goal

The Rapids swept a three-game season series with Sporting KC

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:58:00 CDT

FC Kansas City suffers 3-2 loss to Washington http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article90114252.html#storylink=rss Frances Silva and Shea Groom score goals for FCKC

The Spirit won for the first time in Kansas City

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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 20:32:27 CDT

FC Kansas City will try to maintain momentum against Washington http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article90038212.html#storylink=rss Last week FCKC gave Portland Thorns FC its first loss of the season, 2-0

The Blues have struggled offensively this year but are riding momentum from last week’s scoring

They’ll take on Washington at Swope Soccer Village at 6 p.m. Saturday

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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 12:56:59 CDT

Sporting KC seeks an end to its eight-game road winless streak http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article89946862.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC has not won on the road since April 17

A common factor has been the inability to score first in games away from home

The club travels to face second-place Colorado on Saturday

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 17:56:34 CDT

Dom Dwyer scores twice as Sporting KC routs Seattle Sounders FC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article91631637.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:06:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article91631637.html Sporting Kansas City 3, Seattle Sounders 0 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article91617532.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:42:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article91617532.html FC Kansas City weathers 24-shot barrage, wins 1-0 in Western New York http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article91536757.html#storylink=rss FC Kansas City takes down Western New York Flash 1-0 on the road

The Blues maintained a shutout despite the Flash setting franchise records in shots and shots on goal in a game

Shea Groom’s goal in the 60th minute provided the difference

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:41:02 CDT

Women in pro soccer balance career dreams against the reality of minimal salaries http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article89869937.html#storylink=rss Many National Women’s Soccer League players subsist on salaries as low as $7,200

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

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:16:39 CDT

Chicago Fire snuffs out Sporting KC’s five-match unbeaten streak with 1-0 victory http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article89516127.html#storylink=rss Severe weather delays match in Bridgeview, Ill., for 110 minutes

Offsides call negates goal by Sporting’s Dom Dwyer in the opening minute

Chicago’s Michael de Leeuw scores his first MLS goal in the 19th minute

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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:27:41 CDT

Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at Chicago Fire http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article89222317.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC travels to face the Chicago Fire at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Chicago has the worst record in Major League Soccer

Sporting KC is riding a five-game unbeaten streak

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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 18:21:52 CDT

Sporting Kansas City makes two roster moves and could be eyeing more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article89199452.html#storylink=rss The club traded Amadou Dia to Montreal in exchange for forward Cameron Porter

It also signed Ghanaian midfielder Emmanuel Appiah on Tuesday

Coach Peter Vermes says Sporting KC is still trying to make more moves

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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:21:42 CDT

Sporting KC trades defender Amadou Dia to Montreal for forward Cameron Porter http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article89148797.html#storylink=rss Porter, 23, is coming of an ACL injury last season

Dia started the first nine matches for Sporting KC this season

But Dia had made only one appearance since April 27

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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:23:48 CDT

Sporting KC signs Ghanaian midfielder and former first-round pick Emmanuel Appiah http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article89125127.html#storylink=rss Appiah was the 15th overall pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft in January

He and the Colorado Rapids parted ways on June 30

He has never appeared in an MLS match

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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:03:52 CDT

Sporting Kansas City and partners break ground on $62 million soccer training complex http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article88810852.html#storylink=rss National Training and Coaching Development Center will be one of a kind, backers say

Center will serve as home base for Sporting and will train U.S. Soccer coaches and referees

Complex at 98th Street and Parallel Parkway is scheduled to be completed in November 2017

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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 19:20:40 CDT

Matt Besler finds himself on the Sporting Kansas City bench http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article88918757.html#storylink=rss Besler hasn’t started either of the past two Sporting KC matches

Coach Peter Vermes has started Ike Opara and Lawrence Olum as his two center backs

With that pairing, Sporting KC is on a five-match unbeaten streak

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:41:12 CDT

Sporting KC and partners break ground on national training center http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article88832717.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:31:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article88832717.html No power shortage as Sporting Kansas City beats New York City FC 3-1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article88823282.html#storylink=rss Benny Feilhaber, Jimmy Medranda and Ike Opara score goals

Sporting extends unbeaten streak to five matches

Sporting moves into fifth place in Western Conference, three points clear of a playoff spot

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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 21:25:45 CDT

A productive Graham Zusi could do wonders for Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article88668407.html#storylink=rss Zusi delivered his best performance of the season in last week’s win

Sporting KC has historically taken on a different life with Zusi playing well

Sporting KC plays host to New York City FC at 7 p.m. Sunday

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Sat, 09 Jul 2016 13:42:50 CDT