<![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 Injury-riddled Sporting KC plays to scoreless draw with Seattle Sounders http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article22120974.html#storylink=rss On a cool Saturday evening in Seattle, Sporting Kansas City visited CenturyLink Field on the heels of its second four-goal output of the season — production that tied the club atop the Western Conference scoring lead with 17 goals. Its opponent Saturday shared that lead, too. The result? A scoreless draw, of course.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 23:16:22 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at Seattle Sounders FC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21708720.html#storylink=rss Coming off the heels of its 4-2 victory Wednesday, Sporting KC travels to face Seattle at 9 p.m. Saturday at CenturyLink Field. Sporting KC is unbeaten over its last four matches.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 15:52:15 CDT

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Is Sporting KC shifting away from its high-pressing style? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21708555.html#storylink=rss Over the past five-plus seasons, Sporting Kansas City has prided itself on its league-wide reputation as a team that forces the action with its high press, but that identity has been less apparent over the past two matches.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 15:51:23 CDT

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With 4-2 win, Sporting KC ends New England’s nine-match unbeaten streak http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21533541.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City routed New England 4-2 Wednesday night in front of 18,864 fans at Sporting Park, ending the Revolution’s nine-match unbeaten streak. The bulk of the damage required only a 14-minute stretch in the opening half. It seemed even quicker.

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Wed, 20 May 2015 21:16:03 CDT

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Sporting KC to host fourth-round U.S. Open Cup match on June 16 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21630321.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC will play the winner of a matchup between St. Louis FC and Minnesota United FC.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 18:45:40 CDT

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Sporting KC analyzing potential underlying causes for rash of injuries http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21414786.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City will be without as many as nine players — eight of the absences due to injury — when it faces the New England Revolution at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sporting Park. The injuries are piling up at a rapid pace for the second straight season. And that has left the club’s technical and coaching staff searching for a trend.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 17:20:58 CDT

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Postponed Sporting KC-Colorado match rescheduled for Oct. 21 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21396786.html#storylink=rss Following an 80-minute delay, the match was postponed Saturday because of inclement weather.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 14:31:02 CDT

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Storm postpones Sporting Kansas City’s match Saturday against Colorado http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21208302.html#storylink=rss The MLS match between Sporting Kansas City and the Colorado Rapids at Sporting Park was postponed Saturday because of inclement weather. No makeup date was immediately announced.

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Sat, 16 May 2015 21:10:19 CDT

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Sporting KC defender Seth Sinovic makes adjustment in a battle for playing time http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21109524.html#storylink=rss With Marcel de Jong supplying competition for the starting left outside defender spot, Sporting Kansas City’s Sinovic has seen a dip in playing time this season.

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Fri, 15 May 2015 15:19:23 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Colorado Rapids at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21109680.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC will play host to Colorado at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. SKC hasn't lost a home match against Colorado since 2002, a streak that spans 14 games, including the postseason.

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Fri, 15 May 2015 15:21:38 CDT

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As schedule toughens for Sporting KC, extra matches and international call ups loom http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article21061476.html#storylink=rss As the FIFA men’s Under-20 World Cup, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and CONCACAF Gold Cup get started in a few weeks, Sporting Kansas City and the rest of MLS will fight thinning rosters.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 23:35:25 CDT

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Sporting Park to host 2015 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament in October http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article20975331.html#storylink=rss The home to Sporting KC will serve as the host for two doubleheaders, both of which will feature the United States under-23 men's national team.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 08:45:13 CDT

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Sporting KC’s Graham Zusi deemed doubtful for Saturday’s match with concussion http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article20779824.html#storylink=rss Late in Saturday’s match at D.C., Graham Zusi’s head collided with a United player’s. He was concussed and will likely sit out Saturday’s game against Colorado.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:38:25 CDT

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Sporting KC, D.C. United play to 1-1 draw http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article20607162.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC remained unbeaten against Eastern Conference foes Saturday with a 1-1 draw on the road against conferencing-leading D.C. United.

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Sat, 09 May 2015 20:16:33 CDT

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Sporting KC midfielder Paulo Nagamura adjusting to life as a reserve http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article20554923.html#storylink=rss Paulo Nagamura made 38 appearances with Sporting KC in the last two seasons, all of which came as a starter, but the addition of Roger Espinoza has shifted him to a bench role this season.

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Fri, 08 May 2015 19:16:36 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at D.C. United http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article20555721.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC travels to face D.C. United at 6 p.m. Saturday. D.C. United shut out Sporting KC in all three meetings in 2014, resulting in two victories and a tie.

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FC Kansas City’s five-match unbeaten streak ends with 2-1 loss to Chicago Red Stars http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article22120719.html#storylink=rss After a 111-minute weather delay, FC Kansas City and the Chicago Red Stars slogged through a soggy 90 minutes, and the Red Stars came away with a 2-1 victory at Swope Soccer Village. The loss ended FCKC’s four-match shutout streak, as well as its five-match unbeaten streak.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 23:02:12 CDT

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Photo gallery: Sporting KC 0, Seattle Sounders 0 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22123371.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 23:44:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22123371.html Recap: Seattle vs. Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article22120857.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 23:29:05 CDT By Sports Network ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article22120857.html MLS Preview from The Sports Network (ET) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article21701337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 15:29:07 CDT By Sports Network ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article21701337.html Photo gallery: Sporting Kansas City 4, New England Revolution 2 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21537870.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 21:51:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article21537870.html Recap: Sporting Kansas City vs. New England http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article21532578.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 21:19:06 CDT By Sports Network ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article21532578.html MLS Preview from The Sports Network (ET) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article21399540.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 15:03:39 CDT By Sports Network ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article21399540.html Photo gallery: FC Kansas City 0, Western NY Flash 0 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article21057366.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 22:09:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article21057366.html FC Kansas City, Western New York play to scoreless draw http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article21059523.html#storylink=rss One of FC Kansas City coach Vlatko Andonovski’s concerns going into Thursday night’s match was the potential for some lingering chippiness between the two squads.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 22:47:00 CDT

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Fri, 08 May 2015 21:30:12 CDT

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MLS Preview from The Sports Network (ET) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article20526069.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 14:52:07 CDT By Sports Network ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/article20526069.html Sporting KC defender Erik Palmer-Brown named to U.S. under-20 World Cup roster http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article20414403.html#storylink=rss Erik Palmer-Brown will join the team next week for training camp in Carson, Calif., where it will put in its final preparations for the World Cup, held in New Zealand from May 30 though June 20.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 10:22:25 CDT

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